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US Ambassador visits Peshawar, pays tribute to terrorism victims

US Ambassador visits Peshawar, pays tribute to terrorism victims

Ambassador calls on leaders of the region and pays tribute to victims of terrorism PESHAWAR (Pakistan) – In his first trip to Peshawar, American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale held a meeting with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial leadership and paid his respects to victims of terrorism in the province, including students and teachers at the Army Public School. Ambassador Hale called ... Read More »

American Muslim raise over $100,000 for California shooting victims

American Muslim raise over $100,000 for California shooting victims

American Muslims groups nationwide have joined forces to raise funds for the families of the victims in the San Bernardino attack. Their efforts have raised $100,000 as of Tuesday. The project, “Muslims United for San Bernadino”, has raised more than $113,000 as of Wednesday. The money raised through the crowdfunding site LaunchGood will go towards various expenses such as funeral costs, medical ... Read More »

Afghan, US and EU officials meet on sidelines of Heart of Asia Conf.

The three sides agreed to work together to support preparations for the 2016 Warsaw and Brussels Conferences on Afghanistan and the latest regional security and economic developments ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – Afghan, United States and European Union officials, in their meeting in Islamabad, urged for strong Afghan ownership in preparing for the 2016 Warsaw and Brussels Conferences on Afghanistan and called on all ... Read More »

NUST holds 12th Annual Fulbright and Humphrey Alumni Conference

US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale welcomed alumni at 12th Annual Fulbright and Humphrey Alumni Conference in Islamabad

Islamabad – The 12th Annual Fulbright and Humphrey Alumni Conference in Islamabad was attended by more than 200 alumni who were welcomed by American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale and Rector of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) Engineer Muhammad Asghar. The conference was organized by the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) and hosted by the National University of Sciences ... Read More »

Pakistan condemns San Bernardino shooting, stand in solidarity with Americans

Pakistan condemns San Bernardino shooting, stand in solidarity with Americans

People of Pakistan, being worst victims of terrorism over the years, share the grief of the people of the United States and stand by them in their pain and suffering ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – Pakistani people and government strongly condemn the abhorrent and tragic shooting incident in San Bernardino in the US state of California in strongest possible terms, Ministry of Foreign ... Read More »

Five US kids arrested over plot to bomb school’s assembly

5 Fifth-Graders arrested over alleged bomb plot in United States

NEW JERSEY (United States) – Five New Jersey 5th graders, ages 10 and 11, were arrested yesterday after teachers discovered their plot to “bomb” another school’s assembly. Police say the young students at Clifton Elementary School 11 made a “device” out of cinnamon and vinegar. Police in Clifton, New Jersey, say five fifth-grade students were arrested after they allegedly planned to set ... Read More »

US Ambassador David Hale presents credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain

Islamabad – American Ambassador David Hale presented his credentials to President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain, today, December 3, 2015, in Islamabad. Ambassador Hale thanked President Mamnoon for today’s ceremony and said, “I am honored to present my credentials as Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.”  He expressed his desire to work with President Mamnoon, Pakistani counterparts, and the Pakistani ... Read More »

International Conference on Peace and Conflict Resolution held in Islamabad

“To establish a better-connected, more secure region, people-to-people connections are vital.” ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – More than 150 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchanged programs gathered in Islamabad for the opening ceremony of a three-day International Peace and Conflict Resolution Conference. The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad and the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) co-sponsored the event, which brought together alumni from across Pakistan ... Read More »

Heavy snowfall covers Midwestern US, flights cancelled

Snowfall covers Midwestern US

A heavy fall snowstorm hit the Midwestern United States on Saturday, blanketing states from South Dakota to Wisconsin with as much as 16 inches (40 cm) of snow, slowing air travel and delaying some events for U.S. presidential candidates. The number of canceled flights at Chicago’s two airports has dropped as a slow-moving storm system that dumped snow has moved ... Read More »

Successful women mean successful Pakistan: Speakers

Speakers at the Women Entrepreneurship Summit

ISLAMABAD – Speakers at the Women Entrepreneurship Summit (WES) on Wednesday urged the Pakistani women to come forward, believe in their abilities and grasp the space by becoming hardworking and consistent entrepreneurs, as this is one strong course toward economic independence and empowerment. WES is part of a yearlong project titled “Women Can Do” which is supported by U.S. Embassy, ... Read More »

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