US-based Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai has claimed that he met several Indian ministers on a regular basis during last two decades of his activities in Washington and had “a channel of communication” opened with the Indian embassy.
- Pakistan’s airspace may be closed for US: Gilani
Pakistan may continue blocking NATO supply convoys into Afghanistan for several weeks and would not rule out closing its airspace to the US, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said on Sunday. Gilani said there was a ‘credibility gap’ between Pakistan and the US, and the two sides need to develop greater trust.
- Pakistan takes control of Shamsi airbase as US forces leave
Islamabad: Pakistan’s defence ministry on Sunday took control of the Shamsi airbase as the US vacated the facility after the government ordered this following the NATO strikes that killed 24 Pakistani troops last month, Geo News reported.
- Will bring Benazir killers to justice: Nawaz Sharif
Islamabad: Pakistani opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has vowed to bring to justice former prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s killers if he comes to power, Dawn News reported.
- India gets its way as climate summit closes
Durban: An impassioned speech by Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan capped the finale of the UN climate summit that ended here early Sunday with a Durban Package, after she warned that India “will never be intimidated by any threat or pressure”.