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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

'Nineteen dead' in Pakistan attacks

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 16:48
related places: Taliban

At least 19 people are killed in a series of attacks on security forces and an anti-Taliban tribe in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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VIDEO: Rise in Pakistan TV marriages

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 14:02

Matchmaking TV shows in Pakistan could be slowly changing attitudes to romance in the country.
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Viewpoint: Pakistan civil society under threat

Friday, February 8th 2013, 23:57

Pakistan civil society under threat as intolerance grows
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Delay to start of Pakistan Super League

Friday, February 8th 2013, 17:30

The inaugural Pakistan Super League is postponed from its 25 March start to allow players to secure national board clearance.
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Deadly blast hits Pakistan market

Friday, February 8th 2013, 16:48
related places: Kalaya

At least 16 people are killed and 17 wounded when a bomb goes off at a market in Kalaya in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Malala leaves hospital after surgery

Friday, February 8th 2013, 15:32
related places: Taliban

A Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban leaves hospital after making a good recovery from surgery.
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Karachi anger over sectarian attacks

Friday, February 8th 2013, 7:52
related places: Karachi

Sporadic violence is reported as a strike called by religious groups to protest against a wave of sectarian violence paralyses the Pakistani city of Karachi.
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Deadly risks run by Pakistan's cough syrup addicts

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 2:38
related places: Siddiq

Too late for Siddiq the cough syrup addict
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Dozens dead in Pakistan storms

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 12:06

At least 32 people including several children are killed after three days of heavy rain and storms in Pakistan, officials say.
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VIDEO: Bangladesh Islamist leader guilty

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 16:08
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh has found a leader of the main Islamist party guilty of crimes against humanity during the war for independence from Pakistan in 1971.
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VIDEO: Leaders upbeat on Afghan peace deal

Monday, February 4th 2013, 22:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistan's Asif Ali Zardari have said they will work towards a peace deal for Afghanistan within six months.
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Bin Laden city to build fun park

Monday, February 4th 2013, 21:38

The Pakistani city where Osama Bin Laden was found and killed is building an amusement park in a bid to boost tourism, officials say.
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Malala fund 'to boost education'

Monday, February 4th 2013, 15:58
related places: Taliban

Shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai describes how a fund has been set up in her name to help all children get an education.
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Career-best Steyn sets up SA win

Monday, February 4th 2013, 15:26
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Dale Steyn takes career best figures of 11-60 as South Africa win the first Test against Pakistan by 211 runs.
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Afghan peace deal 'in six months'

Monday, February 4th 2013, 14:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nato

The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan, in talks in the UK, agree to work towards a peace deal for Afghanistan in six months.
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Malala recovering after surgery

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 14:28
related places: Taliban

A Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban is recovering after surgery in Birmingham.
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VIDEO: Indian fisherman held in Pakistan

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 2:47
related countries: India India

More than 50 Indian fisherman have been detained by Pakistani coastguards, over allegations that they trespassed into the country's territorial waters.
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Pakistan Taliban attack kills 23

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 11:05
related places: Taliban

Thirteen soldiers and 10 civilians have died in an attack by Taliban militants on a checkpoint in northwest Pakistan, officials say.
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Viewpoint: Has Zero Dark Thirty insulted Pakistan?

Saturday, February 2nd 2013, 0:49

Is Bin Laden film an insult to Pakistan?
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Suicide attack on Pakistan Shia

Friday, February 1st 2013, 12:05
related places: Hangu

At least 21 people die and dozens are hurt in a suicide attack near a Shia mosque in the north-western Pakistani town of Hangu, reports say.
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Pakistan worth the risk - Mustard

Friday, February 1st 2013, 9:10

Former England wicketkeeper Phil Mustard says he wants to play in the Pakistan Super League despite safety warnings.
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Senior cleric killed in Pakistan

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 15:10
related places: Karachi

A senior cleric from one of the largest Muslim seminaries in Pakistan is among 13 people killed as violence swept the southern city of Karachi.
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Mine kills Pakistan polio workers

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 11:53
related places: Kurram

Two polio vaccination workers have been killed in a landmine blast in the Kurram tribal region of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Misery of Pakistan's abandoned wives

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 2:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistani women forcibly separated from their children in UK
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VIDEO: Pakistani mothers 'abandoned'

Thursday, January 31st 2013, 2:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An increasing number of Pakistani women are coming forward saying they have been forcibly separated from their children in the UK.
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Doctors to repair Malala's skull

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 11:30
related places: Malala, Taliban

Doctors describe how they are going to repair a missing area of the skull of Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai. who was shot in the head by the Taliban.
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Big names set for Pakistan League

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 11:04

Top international cricketers have signed up for the Pakistan Super League despite security concerns, says Haroon Lorgat.
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Bollywood star 'safe in India'

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 4:05
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he is "safe and happy" in India, despite Pakistan's suggestion that Delhi provide security for the Muslim actor.
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Pakistan polio policeman killed

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 11:25

A policeman providing security for a polio eradication team in Pakistan is killed in the latest attack against vaccination workers, officials say.
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India and Pakistan row over actor

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 9:54
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi, Islamabad

A row breaks out between India and Pakistan after Islamabad's suggestion that Delhi provide security to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
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Viewpoint: Pakistan's economic woes are being overlooked

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 2:17

Pakistan's troubles obscure its real problem - the economy
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Travel resumes on Kashmir border

Monday, January 28th 2013, 7:47
related countries: India India
related places: Jammu, Kashmir

India and Pakistan resume travel services in disputed Kashmir, a sign that tensions are easing after a series of deadly clashes earlier this month.
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VIDEO: Pakistani wrestlers' fight to survive

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 15:11

The number of athletes and venues has declined in Pakistan over the decades.
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Pakistan 'holding 700 militants'

Thursday, January 24th 2013, 13:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan for the first time admits holding about 700 suspected militants without trial in internment centres near the Afghan border.
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Discovery spurs Egypt polio drive

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 16:47
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Cairo

An emergency polio vaccination programme is to be carried out in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after samples of the virus, traced back to Pakistan, were found in sewage.
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Pakistan corruption death inquiry

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013, 15:31

The Pakistani Supreme Court sets up its own inquiry into the death of an official investigating a corruption case against Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.
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Pakistan 'not safe' for cricket

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 15:38

Players are being strongly advised to reject lucrative offers from Pakistan's new Twenty20 league because of security concerns.
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Calls for Pakistan death inquiry

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 15:53

Calls are made for an inquiry into the death of an official who was investigating a corruption case in Pakistan linked to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.
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Pakistan PM probe official dead

Friday, January 18th 2013, 17:52

One of the officials investigating a corruption case in Pakistan linked to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf is found hanged.
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India 'not to rush' Kashmir talks

Friday, January 18th 2013, 3:49
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India's foreign minister says he will "not rush" into talks with his Pakistani counterpart to defuse military tensions in Kashmir.
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VIDEO: Pakistan cleric protest deal agreed

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 22:34
related places: Islamabad

The Pakistani government has reached a deal with cleric Tahirul Qadri to end a mass protest by his supporters near parliament in Islamabad, according to representatives from the two side .
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Pakistan deal on cleric protest

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 19:44
related places: Islamabad

The Pakistani government reaches a deal with cleric Tahirul Qadri to end his mass protest, agreeing to dissolve the National Assembly before its term ends.
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Pakistani politician shot dead

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 15:42
related places: Karachi

Unrest spreads across the Pakistani city of Karachi after a provincial lawmaker is among four people shot dead in an apparent sectarian attack.
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Pakistan 'bodies protest' dispersed

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 9:28

Police in north-west Pakistan use tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters who were displaying the bodies of alleged victims of extra-judicial killings.
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Pakistan in Kashmir talks offer

Thursday, January 17th 2013, 4:19
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan's foreign minister calls for talks with her Indian counterpart to defuse military tensions in Kashmir.
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Pakistan seeks end to protest

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 21:53

Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik says the government is considering action to end the protest by charismatic cleric Tahirul Qadri.
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Pakistan 'dead bodies' protest

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 16:27

Hundreds of protesters in north-west Pakistan display bodies outside government offices - victims, they say, of extra-judicial killings.
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'De-escalation' agreed in Kashmir

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 16:18
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan agree to "de-escalate" military tensions in Kashmir after a spate of deadly shootings in the disputed territory, officials say.
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India 'kills Pakistan soldier'

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 7:45
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan's military accuses the Indian army of killing one of its soldiers with "unprovoked firing" across the Line of Control in Kashmir.
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VIDEO: Protesters urge Pakistan leaders to go

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 7:32
related places: Islamabad

Crowds of Pakistani protesters have braved bitter cold conditions overnight in the capital, Islamabad, to demand the immediate resignation of the government they see as corrupt and inept.
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VIDEO: Court orders arrest of Pakistan PM

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 22:41

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of PM Raja Pervez Ashraf and 15 others over corruption allegations, raising fears of a political crisis just months ahead of an election.
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Pakistan court orders PM arrest

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 16:03

Pakistan's Supreme Court orders the arrest of PM Raja Pervez Ashraf and 15 others over corruption allegations, raising fears of a political crisis just months ahead of an election.
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India PM issues Pakistan warning

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 15:10
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says it "cannot be business as usual" with Pakistan after deadly exchanges along the disputed Kashmir border.
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India to begin Pakistan visa deal

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 11:20
related countries: India India

India begins issuing visas on arrival to Pakistani senior citizens under a landmark deal aimed at easing travel between the two countries.
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Clashes at Pakistan protest march

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 9:10
related places: Islamabad

Police in Islamabad fire warning shots in the air and use tear gas against anti-corruption protesters on a march led by a populist cleric Tahirul Qadri.
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VIDEO: Clashes at Pakistan protest march

Tuesday, January 15th 2013, 7:40
related places: Islamabad

Police in Islamabad have reportedly used tear gas against anti-corruption protesters on a march led by cleric Tahirul Qadri.
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Pakistani march reaches Islamabad

Monday, January 14th 2013, 22:50
related places: Islamabad

An influential Pakistani preacher and thousands of his supporters reach Islamabad on Monday as part of a "long march" against corruption.
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VIDEO: Pakistan march reaches Islamabad

Monday, January 14th 2013, 20:44
related places: Islamabad

An influential religious scholar and some 20,000 of his supporters have reached Islamabad at the end of a "long march" demanding electoral reforms and a clean-up in Pakistani politics.
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Quetta Shias agree to bury dead

Monday, January 14th 2013, 12:37
related places: Quetta

Shia Muslims in the Pakistani city of Quetta end their protest and begin burying dozens killed in bombings last week, after provincial leaders are sacked.
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India warning over Kashmir unrest

Monday, January 14th 2013, 11:26
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India's army chief tells his commanders to respond "aggressively" to any firing by Pakistan in disputed Kashmir after recent deadly clashes.
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Minister fired over Quetta blasts

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 22:52
related places: Quetta

The chief minister of the Pakistani province of Balochistan is dismissed over deadly attacks targeting Shia Muslims in the provincial capital Quetta.
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Bomb rips through Pakistan convoy

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 11:53

A roadside bomb kills at least 14 Pakistani soldiers and wounds 20 in the troubled north-western province of North Waziristan.
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Bid to end Pakistan bodies vigil

Sunday, January 13th 2013, 8:48
related places: Quetta

The prime minister of Pakistan visits Quetta, where Shia Muslims demanding better security are refusing to bury loved ones killed by bombers.
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Pakistan's latest political 'drone'

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 18:45
related places: Islamabad

Unease over role of man urging 'long march' on Islamabad
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VIDEO: Shia refuse to bury Pakistan dead

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 17:39
related places: Quetta

Pakistan's minority Shia community has protested angrily over what it says is a lack of protection in the city of Quetta, a day after almost 100 people died there in a series of blasts.
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Crisis talks after Quetta blasts

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 15:33
related places: Quetta

Pakistani officials hold crisis talks with Shia protesters in the city of Quetta, who are demanding more protection after deadly bomb blasts.
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Formidable power of Pakistan's anti-Shia militants

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 1:23

Why militants can pursue their anti-Shia agenda in Pakistan
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Shia refuse to bury Pakistan dead

Friday, January 11th 2013, 16:56
related places: Quetta

Minority Pakistani Shia say they will not bury the dead from Thursday's sectarian bombings in the city of Quetta until protection is improved.
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Pakistan blast victims mourned

Friday, January 11th 2013, 13:23
related places: Quetta

As the Pakistani province of Balochistan announces three days of mourning after 95 people were killed in bomb blasts, details emerge about some of the victims.
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Anger builds over Kashmir deaths

Friday, January 11th 2013, 12:02
related places: Kashmir

As anger builds over clashes in Kashmir, Pakistan summons India's envoy to protest against Thursday's killing of one of its soldiers.
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Pakistan explosions kill scores

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 22:00
related places: Quetta

Twin blasts at a snooker hall in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta kill 81 people, police say, after 11 died in an earlier market bombing.
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Blast hits north-west Pakistan

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 16:14

An explosion at a religious gathering in Pakistan's Swat Valley kills at least 21 and wounds dozens, police and hospital officials say.
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