HINA RABBANI KHAR

  • Watch: Hina Rabbani Khar speaks on Pak PM's India visit May 27, 2014

    In an exclusive phono to CNNIBN, former Pakistan Foreign Affairs Minister Hina Rabbani Khar expresses her views on Nawaz Sharif's India visit. ...
  • Malala a wake up call for people with Talibani mindset: Hina Rabbani Khar October 10, 2013

    A year after Taliban shot a teenage girl Malala Yousafzai on the head, he has come back with courage and said that she wishes to return to Pakistan and run for office. Meanwhile, former foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said that what happened to her divided Pakistan into two. ...
  • World View: Can Nawaz Sharif afford to get too close to India? June 7, 2013

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to worldview with me, Suhasini Haidar, tonight Turkey sees the latest chapter in the Arab spring protest. CNN'S Beckey Anderson is going to join us from Istanbul's Taksim Square as we tell you about how one woman in red seems to have ignited those protests...
  • Pakistan 'Robin Hood' aims to wrest election from rich April 28, 2013

    With a flick of the reins, Jamshed Dasti launched his run for Pakistan's parliament from the back of a donkey cart, cantering through the rutted streets of his home town to file his nomination papers as supporters erupted into cheers. With the opening act in his campaign unfolding exactly as...
  • Hina Rabbani Khar unlikely to contest Pak elections April 7, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan's former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar is unlikely to contest polls to parliament in May as her father is a candidate for the National Assembly constituency that she represented earlier, according to a media report on Sunday. The nomination papers of Khar's father, Ghulam Rabbani Khar, for parliamentary constituency...
  • 'Trust and confidence key to move forward in Indo-Pak ties' March 8, 2013

    Islamabad: On the eve of Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf's visit to Ajmer Sharif, Pakistan on Friday said the only way to overcome problems in its relations with India is through "building trust and confidence". Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar spoke about India-Pakistan ties on Friday while addressing the passing out...
  • India rejects OIC suggestion to allow mission to J&K February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Strongly rejecting Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's suggestion of allowing an OIC fact finding mission to Jammu and Kashmir to assess rights situation there, India today said the grouping has no "locus standi" on such matters and termed suggestions to this effect by Pakistan Foreign Minister as "propagandist". "The OIC...
  • Pak calls for OIC probe into LoC ceasefire violations February 6, 2013

    Islamabad: Seeking to internationalise tensions along the Line of Control, Pakistan has called for an investigation into the recent incidents there by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. "We would also welcome an OIC factfinding mission to investigate the recent incidents of ceasefire violations along the LoC," Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani...
  • Pak to stick to nonescalation policy with India: Khar January 22, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan will stick to a policy of nonescalation with India in the wake of increased tensions over a string of ceasefire violations along the Line of Control, its Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said. In the face of a call from Pakistan's leader of Opposition Chaudhry Nisar Ali...
  • Situation on LoC a lot better: Salman Khurshid January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of chill in relations over the beheading incident, India on Monday said ties with Pakistan can move forward in a "sensible and calibrated" way once the "dust settles". "I think it is important that we let little time go by so that the dust, as...
  • Civilised behaviour must, says Sonia after Khar's talks offer January 18, 2013

    Jaipur: With beheading of an Indian soldier by Pakistani troops clearly weighing on her mind, Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday said India's dialogue with its immediate neighbours must be based on accepted principles of civilised behaviour. "Better and closer relations with our immediate neighbours will not only make for...
  • India takes note of Pak's 'positive indications' January 18, 2013

    Jaipur: India on Friday noted the "positive indications" from Pakistan following the tension at Line of Control (LoC) in the wake of beheading of its soldier and said it will give an "appropriate" response if Islamabad makes a formal proposal for talks between the foreign ministers. "These are positive indications,...
  • The Last Word: Where do IndoPak relations stand? January 17, 2013

    Hina Rabbani Khar has suggested talks at the foreign ministry level to resolve the IndoPak crisis. ...
  • 'Pak should first act against culprits of soldier killings' January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar invited her Indian counterpart Salman Khurshid for talks to defuse the LoC tension, India has said it will be possible only after those responsible for the barbaric killings of the two Indian soldiers are brought to book. "The only problem...
  • India, Pakistan look to defuse tension at LoC January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: As the tensions between India and Pakistan escalated with more ceasefire violations reported on Tuesday and the war of words intensifying on Wednesday, both the countries are now looking for measures to deescalate it. While both the countries have ordered their troops to strictly honour the ceasefire agreement,...
  • Pak attack will hit economic ties, says India January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Continuing with its tough stand against Pakistan over the ceasefire violations at the Line of Control (LoC) and the killing of Indian soldiers, India on Wednesday warned that the tension could hit economic ties between the two countries, even as sources said that IndoPakistan Trade Ministers' meet had...
  • Even Indian PM faced corruption allegations: Khar January 16, 2013

    New York: Even as corruption charges threatened to topple Pakistan's second Premier in a row, the country's Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar drew a parallel with India, saying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had also faced "very big" allegations. "The problem of corruption plagues many countries within South Asia and elsewhere...
  • War of words intensifies as India raises Pak terror at UN January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Even as the Line of Control remains tense, the war of words between India and Pakistan has intensified. India has raised Pakistan's continuing support to terror groups at the United Nations, seeking international action against state sponsors of terror. India named Pakistan terror groups LashkareToiba and JamaatudDawa as...
  • India engaged in 'warmongering': Khar January 16, 2013

    New York: Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar accused India of engaging in "warmongering" in the aftermath of clashes and killing of two Indian soldiers at the Line of Control(LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir. Khar also said Pakistan is "deeply disappointed" to hear statements from India that are "upping the...
  • LoC remains tense even as India talks tough January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The situation along the IndiaPakistan border continues to remain tense after India reported four ceasefire violations even after the flag meet. Indian troops, however, did not retaliate and officers say that they will not react in haste but will take their time. But, the Pakistani army claimed that...
  • Pak one of the biggest victims of terrorism: Khar January 15, 2013

    United Nations: Pakistan has been "one of the biggest victims of terrorism", Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said on Tuesday, noting a "unidimensional" approach to defeat the "hydraheaded monster" will not be sufficient. "Terrorism is a serious threat to Pakistan. We have been one of the biggest victims of terrorism. We...
  • Comments by Indian Army Chief very hostile: Khar January 15, 2013

    Washington: The remarks made by Indian Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh following the beheading of an Indian soldier on the LoC last week were "very hostile", Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said today, as she asked Indian leaders to "catch up" with developments in her country. "We were not very...
  • Pak attack on Indian soldiers planned: Sources January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Pakistani attack on an Indian Army area domination patrol in Poonch could have been planned over a month if not more, say Indian Army sources. The sources said that it's likely the movement of the patrol, its total numbers and the weapons it carried was closely monitored...
  • UN urges India, Pak to deescalate tension through talks January 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A day after Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar called for interference of the United Nations to verify the country's claims on the deaths of two Indian soldiers, the UN has urged India and Pakistan to deescalate tensions through dialogue. The UN has urged India and Pakistan to...
  • 'Pak ready for 3rd party to verify if India doesn't believe claims' January 9, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has denied Pakistan's hand in the killings of two Indian soldiers Lance Naik Hemraj and Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh. Speaking to CNNIBN, she said Pakistan is ready for a third party to verify their claims if 'India doesn't believe in its inquiry'. "We have...
  • Pakistan's army chief makes Afghan peace top priority December 23, 2012

    Wana (Pakistan): Pakistan's powerful army chief has made reconciling warring factions in Afghanistan a top priority, military officials and Western diplomats say, the newest and clearest sign yet that Islamabad means business in promoting peace with the Taliban. General Ashfaq Kayani is backing dialogue partly due to fears that the...
  • Zardari to visit Britain to meet Malala Yousafzai December 7, 2012

    Islamabad President Asif Ali Zardari will visit Britain this week to meet Pakistani teenage rights activist Malala Yousafzai, who is being treated at a UK hospital after being shot in the head by Taliban militants. The visit, scheduled to begin tomorrow, is an "unprecedented gesture" by Zardari because the President...
  • Pak to act if evidence against Saeed stands in court: Khar December 1, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan will take action against LeT founder Hafiz Saeed the mastermind of the Mumbai attacks if India provides evidence against him that stands in court, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said on Saturday. "Hafiz Saeed was in custody and the evidence against him could not hold in...
  • Pak: Zardari hosts Diwali dinner for Nitish Kumar November 14, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan wishes to have "friendly, cooperative and good neighbourly relations" with India as there are tremendous opportunities for the two countries to enhance cooperation for their mutual benefit, President Asif Ali Zardari said on Tuesday. Zardari made the remarks at a special Diwali dinner he hosted at the presidency...
  • Krishna recalls personal chemistry with Khar October 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Personal chemistry helps in diplomacy. Recalling his years as external affairs minister, SM Krishna on Saturday said he forged a "good understanding" with his Pakistani and Chinese counterparts, Hina Rabbani Khar and Yang Jiechi respectively, which helped him to improve India's relations with these countries. "I had a...