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We have started to collect the most important news related to Pakistan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Pakistan: news

Indian troops shot dead in Kashmir

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 15:55
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India accuses Pakistani troops of killing two of its soldiers in disputed Kashmir in the region's second fatal shooting incident in three days.
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US drone 'kills seven' in Pakistan

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 9:12
related countries: United States United States

US drones kill at least seven militants in a Pakistani tribal area near the Afghan border, officials say.
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Bowlers give India thrilling win

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 15:21
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India secure a thrilling 10-run victory against Pakistan to restore morale ahead of the one-day series against England.
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US drone 'kills eight' in Pakistan

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 11:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A US drone attack kills at least eight suspected militants in a Pakistan north-western tribal area near the Afghan border, officials say.
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India and Pakistan in border clash

Sunday, January 6th 2013, 9:28
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Indian and Pakistani troops clash near the Line of Control in disputed Kashmir, with Pakistan saying one of its soldiers has been killed.
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Shot girl Malala leaves hospital

Friday, January 4th 2013, 19:40
related places: Malala, Taliban

The Pakistani schoolgirl activist shot in the head by the Taliban is discharged from a Birmingham hospital as an inpatient.
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VIDEO: Bodies found in wedding video case

Friday, January 4th 2013, 18:40

Police in Pakistan say they have recovered bodies, after a video showing women watching men dance at a wedding was aired on Pakistani TV.
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New Pakistan militant chief named

Friday, January 4th 2013, 13:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bahawal Khan

Bahawal Khan is to replace senior Pakistani militant leader Mullah Nazir, who was killed in a US drone strike in South Waziristan.
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Pakistan militant leader killed

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 19:03
related countries: United States United States

Senior Pakistani militant leader Mullah Nazir is killed by a US drone strike in the tribal area of north-western Pakistan, local security officials say.
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Jamshed ton hands Pakistan series

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 16:01
related countries: India India

Nasir Jamshed's second consecutive century helps Pakistan beat India by 85 runs and clinch the one-day series.
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VIDEO: Funerals held for Pakistan aid workers

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 22:52
related places: Swabi

Funerals have taken place in the Swabi area of north-west Pakistan for seven charity workers, six of them women, who were gunned down on Tuesday.
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Pakistani charity workers mourned

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 14:05
related places: Swabi

Funerals take place in the Swabi area of north-west Pakistan for seven charity workers, six of them women, who were gunned down on Tuesday.
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Explosion 'hits Pakistani city'

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 15:22
related places: Karachi

A big explosion hits a crowded area in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi, killing one person and injuring several others, local media report.
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Pakistan charity workers killed

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 13:23

Seven charity workers, six of them women, are killed by gunmen in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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Pakistan 'frees Taliban figure'

Monday, December 31st 2012, 17:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Pakistan frees the former justice minister of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Turabi, as part of moves to encourage a peace process, officials say.
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Bangladesh cancel Pakistan tour

Monday, December 31st 2012, 17:29
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The Bangladesh cricket team call off their tour of Pakistan in January because of security concerns.
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VIDEO: Bagpipe business thrives in Pakistan

Monday, December 31st 2012, 12:04

The bagpipe business is thriving in Pakistan, with the instrument proving popular to play as well as being a successful export.
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Pakistan briefly lifts YouTube block

Monday, December 31st 2012, 10:59

Pakistan lifts then re-imposes a blanket ban on video site YouTube as filters prove ineffective at keeping out blasphemous clips.
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Jamshed ton secures Pakistan win

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 13:25
related countries: India India
related places: Chennai

Nasir Jamshed hits an unbeaten 101 as Pakistan beat India by six wickets in the first one-day international in Chennai.
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VIDEO: Kidnapped Pakistan troops killed

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 9:30
related places: Peshawar

Militants in north-west Pakistan have killed at least 20 of the paramilitaries they seized from a checkpoint near Peshawar, officials say.
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VIDEO: Pakistan car bomb kills pilgrims

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 9:16

At least 19 Shia Muslim pilgrims have been killed by a bomb attack on a bus convoy in southwest Pakistan, local officials say.
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Bomb kills Pakistan Shia pilgrims

Sunday, December 30th 2012, 8:18

A bomb targeting buses carrying Shia Muslim pilgrims in southwest Pakistan kills at least 19 people, local officials say.
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Kidnapped Pakistan troops killed

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 22:06

Militants in north-west Pakistan have killed at least 20 of the paramilitaries they seized from checkpoints near Peshawar, officials say.
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Mum 'overwhelmed' as girl returns

Saturday, December 29th 2012, 5:55

The mother of a six-year-old girl abducted and taken to Pakistan by her father three years ago says she is "overwhelmed' at being reunited with her.
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Abducted girl and mother reunited

Friday, December 28th 2012, 21:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A six-year-old girl who was abducted by her father and taken to Pakistan three years ago is reunited with her mother after arriving back in the UK.
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Pakistan 'to unblock YouTube'

Friday, December 28th 2012, 19:15

Pakistani officials say they will restore access to YouTube, months after it was blocked amid a scandal over an anti-Islam film.
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Abducted six-year-old on way home

Friday, December 28th 2012, 17:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A six-year-old girl who was abducted by her father and taken to Pakistan three years ago is on her way back to the UK.
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Yuvraj onslaught defeats Pakistan

Friday, December 28th 2012, 16:12
related countries: India India

Yuvraj Singh smashes 72 to give India a series-levelling 11-run win over Pakistan in the second Twenty20 international.
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Bhutto son makes political pledge

Thursday, December 27th 2012, 15:33

The son of Pakistan's murdered ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto promises to fight militancy and maintain democracy, in his first major political speech.
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Pakistan edge India in T20 opener

Tuesday, December 25th 2012, 16:53
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik guide Pakistan to a five-wicket win over India in the first Twenty20 International in Bangalore.
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Pakistan resume cricket in India

Tuesday, December 25th 2012, 14:11
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

Pakistan plays its first cricket series in India for five years amid tight security, beginning with a T20 game in Bangalore.
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India pick new faces for Pakistan

Sunday, December 23rd 2012, 11:15

India omit veteran left-arm seamer Zaheer Khan from their forthcoming Twenty20 and one-day series against Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Anger and shock after Pakistan blast

Sunday, December 23rd 2012, 2:06
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

A Taliban suicide bomber has killed a senior provincial minister, Bashir Ahmad Bilour, and seven others at a political rally in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Blast kills Pakistan politician

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 17:38
related places: Peshawar

A suicide bomber kills at least eight people, including a key provincial minister, at a political rally in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Pakistani mob kills 'blasphemer'

Saturday, December 22nd 2012, 10:51

A mob in Pakistan storms a police station and beats to death a Muslim man accused of desecrating the Koran.
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Drone intelligence case blocked

Friday, December 21st 2012, 14:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The High Court rejects an attempt by a Pakistani man to force the UK government to reveal if it is providing intelligence for US drone strikes.
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Polio workers speak out on Pakistan attacks

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 14:17

Polio workers speak out on Pakistan attacks
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Muhammad Idrees: Abandoned by India and Pakistan

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 10:43
related countries: India India

A man denied a home by India and Pakistan
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Polio workers killed in Peshawar

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 14:35
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

Two more health workers are killed in north-western Pakistan in the latest of a spate of deadly attacks that disrupted polio vaccination efforts.
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VIDEO: Pakistan polio drive suspended

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 10:42

The UN has suspended its polio vaccination campaign in Pakistan following more attacks on health workers involved in the programme.
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Polio workers killed in Karachi

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 17:04
related places: Karachi

A polio-eradication campaign is suspended in Karachi as coordinated gun attacks in Pakistan kill five vaccination workers, following Taliban threats.
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Deadly attack on Pakistan market

Monday, December 17th 2012, 10:24
related places: Khyber

At least 17 people are killed and dozens injured in a car bomb attack on a market in the Khyber tribal region of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Four dead in Pakistan shooting

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 9:10
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

Three suspected Taliban and a policeman are killed in a shoot-out in Peshawar, officials say, a day after an attack on the city's airport.
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Taliban attack Pakistan airport

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 2:56
related places: Peshawar

The Taliban launch an attack on Peshawar airport in north-west Pakistan, killing at least four civilians and injuring 30, officials say.
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Threat to Pakistan church school

Friday, December 14th 2012, 11:59
related places: Islamabad

Three people are detained in Pakistan over a threat to bomb a church school in Islamabad for expressing support for Malala Yousafzai - unless the church paid a large amount of cash
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Pakistan minister in India trip

Friday, December 14th 2012, 4:06
related countries: India India

Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik is due to begin an official trip to India, during which he will hold talks with Indian PM Manmohan Singh.
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Rights crisis in Pakistan borders

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 12:26

Pakistan is failing to address thousands of human rights abuses taking place in its tribal areas in the north-west, Amnesty International says.
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India court frees Pakistan doctor

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 7:30
related countries: India India

India's Supreme Court frees Pakistani doctor Khalil Chishti who spent 20 years in jail or detention in India for murder.
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'Hundreds' held in Swat custody

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 15:31
related places: Swat

Hundreds of militant suspects held by the military in the Pakistani region of Swat remain uncharged, research by the BBC Urdu service reveals.
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Pakistan team for India announced

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 6:03
related countries: India India

Pakistan drops all-rounder Shahid Afridi for one-day internationals while retaining him for the Twenty20 games for the team's first cricket series in India in five years.
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Drone 'killed al-Qaeda commander'

Monday, December 10th 2012, 17:23
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait
related places: Abdur Rahman

A Kuwaiti militant who was one of al-Qaeda's top commanders, Khaled bin Abdul Rahman, was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan last week, sources say.
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Deadly attack on Pakistan police

Monday, December 10th 2012, 7:23
related places: Bannu

At least eight people are killed after militants stormed a police station near Bannu, a town bordering Pakistan's volatile north-western tribal areas.
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Indians in national anthem record

Monday, December 10th 2012, 5:02

More than 100,000 Indians sing the national anthem together in an attempt to break a world record which is currently held by Pakistan.
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Pakistan president visits Malala

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 22:09
related places: Malala, Taliban

The President of Pakistan visits schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai, shot by the Taliban in October, at the hospital in Birmingham where she is being treated.
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Viewpoint: Pakistan military pushing for Afghan talks

Friday, December 7th 2012, 1:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan military's policy shift on Afghanistan 'opens path to peace'
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Soldiers die in Pakistan attack

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 11:32

At least three soldiers die as suicide attackers ram the gates of an army camp in a volatile tribal area of north-west Pakistan, the military says.
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Razed temple highlights Pakistan Hindu woes

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 2:19

Razed temple highlights woes of Pakistan's Hindus
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US fines China nuclear exporter

Tuesday, December 4th 2012, 2:50
related countries: China China, United States United States

A Chinese government-linked company pleads guilty to illegally exporting high-performance coatings from the US to a nuclear power plant in Pakistan.
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Karachi killing sparks backlash

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 11:29
related places: Karachi

Gunmen shoot dead a senior cleric of a prominent Sunni Islamic seminary in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, sparking angry protests on the streets.
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Several die in Kashmir avalanches

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 12:34
related places: Kashmir

At least 11 people have died and 10 others are missing, many of them soldiers, after avalanches in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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Pakistan militant leader injured

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 13:13

Senior Pakistani militant leader Mullah Nazir has been wounded in a suspected suicide bombing in the tribal area of South Waziristan, officials say.
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Bin Laden doctor protest denied

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 13:00
related countries: United States United States

A prison official denies reports the Pakistani doctor jailed for his part in the US raid that killed Osama Bin Laden is on hunger strike.
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Pakistan anchor escapes bomb plot

Monday, November 26th 2012, 17:21
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani television channel Geo News says its presenter Hamid Mir has been targeted by a bomb which failed to go off in Islamabad.
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Pakistan 'toxic syrup' kills 16

Monday, November 26th 2012, 14:34
related places: Lahore

At least 16 people die in the Pakistani city of Lahore after consuming what authorities say was a "toxic" cough syrup.
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Major sites in high-profile hack

Monday, November 26th 2012, 12:50

Hundreds of high-profile sites, including Google and Apple, are affected by a hack attack in Pakistan.
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Second bomb targets Pakistan city

Sunday, November 25th 2012, 11:13
related places: Dera Ismail Khan

Five people died when a bomb exploded near a Shia procession in Dera Ismail Khan in Pakistan, a day after eight died in a similar attack.
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Children killed by Pakistan bomb

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 16:47

A roadside bomb kills eight people, seven of them children, near a Shia Muslim procession in north-western Pakistan.
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Pakistan suspends mobile networks

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 19:24

Pakistan suspends mobile networks in major cities to prevent phones being used to detonate bombs during Shia Muslim commemorations.
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VIDEO: Anguish for families of Pakistan fire

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 17:19

The bodies of 29 workers killed in a factory fire in Pakistan last September have yet to be officially identified.
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Blast hits Pakistan Shia march

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 7:53
related places: Karachi, Rawalpindi

A Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 23 people at a Shia Muslim procession in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi, hours after blasts in Karachi.
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Mumbai attacks gunman executed

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 16:29
related countries: India India

Mohammad Ajmal Amir Qasab, the sole surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks, is executed in prison.
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VIDEO: Pakistan teen blasphemy case dropped

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 17:39

A court in Pakistan has dropped a controversial blasphemy case against a Christian girl accused by her neighbour of burning pages from the Koran.
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