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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

Shias killed in Pakistan attack

Thursday, August 16th 2012, 14:17

As many as 25 Shia Muslims are forced out of a bus and killed in a sectarian attack in northern Pakistan, officials tell the BBC.
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Gunmen attack Pakistan air base

Thursday, August 16th 2012, 9:42

Armed militants attack a Pakistani military air base triggering a fierce firefight in which a soldier and eight attackers are killed.
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Probe into Afghan border shelling

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 11:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai says that he and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari have agreed a joint military probe into cross-border shelling.
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Pakistan's army steps up radio wars

Wednesday, August 15th 2012, 0:47

Pakistan's army fights fire with music
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Pakistan army chief in unity call

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 12:47

Pakistani army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani calls for national unity "in the battle against terrorism" in an Independence Day speech,.
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'Heavy fighting' on Afghan border

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 9:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kunar, There

There is heavy fighting between Afghan and Pakistani forces in the eastern Afghan province of Kunar, which borders Pakistan, officials say.
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Wife pleads for abducted American

Monday, August 13th 2012, 19:06
related countries: United States United States

The wife of an American aid expert abducted in Pakistan pleads for his safe return, on the first anniversary of his capture.
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VIDEO: Is Islamabad only for rich Pakistanis?

Monday, August 13th 2012, 16:13
related places: Islamabad

Although Pakistan's capital Islamabad is a specially planned city built in the 1960s, some say that housing for its poorer workers was completely overlooked - forcing many to set up their own makeshift housing.
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Court summons new Pakistan PM

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 8:58

Pakistan's Supreme Court orders PM Raja Pervez Ashraf to appear in court over his failure to reopen corruption cases against the president.
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VIDEO: Pakistan runner is country's 'last hope'

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 5:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lahore

Pakistan's final hopes for London 2012 lie on the shoulders of 20-year-old 800 metre competitor Rabia Ashiq from Lahore.
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Indian passport for Kashmiri man

Monday, August 6th 2012, 18:57
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir, Kashmiri

Indian officials say a man who crossed into the country illegally from Pakistani-administered Kashmir in 1995 can apply for an Indian passport.
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VIDEO: 'Police paraded us naked in public'

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 13:46

Several Pakistani police have been suspended after accusations they paraded a couple naked in public.
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Pakistan police parade naked pair

Saturday, August 4th 2012, 21:07

Pakistani police are suspended after allegedly forcing a man and a woman to parade naked in public as a punishment for extra-marital sex.
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Pakistan contempt law scrapped

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 16:19

Pakistan's Supreme Court strikes down a new law which exempted top officials from contempt charges, paving the way for possible legal action against the prime minister.
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Pakistan army jails top officers

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 14:43

A Pakistani military court convicts Brig Ali Khan and four other senior officers of links with a banned group, believed to be Hizb ut-Tahrir.
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VIDEO: Pakistanis released by Somali pirates

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 13:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia

After 21 months being held captive by Somali pirates, seven Pakistani crew members from the hijacked ship the MV Albedo are released and reunited with their families.
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Mutilated Pakistani woman rebuilds her life

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 7:15

Mutilated Pakistani woman 'back from the dead'
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India allows Pakistan investment

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 3:56
related countries: India India

India has announced that it will allow investment from Pakistan in what is seen as a boost for bilateral economic ties.
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Missing man returns 23 years on

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 17:43
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi man missing for 23 years and given up for dead by his family is welcomed home after being freed from a Pakistani jail.
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Bomb 'kills seven' in Pakistan

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 7:33

A bomb kills at least seven people in the north-western Pakistani tribal region of Bajaur, reports say.
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Pakistan PM court case adjourned

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 7:39

Pakistan's Supreme Court gives PM Raja Pervez Ashraf another two weeks to pursue corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.
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Pakistan drone strike 'kills 10'

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 7:32
related countries: United States United States

A US drone kills at least 10 suspected militants in Pakistan's north-west, officials say.
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Runaway couple given protection

Monday, July 23rd 2012, 15:47
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A judge in Pakistan orders police to protect a young Afghan couple who married in secret and are now fighting deportation.
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VIDEO: Pakistanis light up broken bulbs

Monday, July 23rd 2012, 15:17

Electricians in Pakistan have found a way to repair fused energy-saving light bulbs in a bid to save customers money - and help deal with the country's energy crisis.
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UK and Pakistan PMs meet in Kabul

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 4:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kabul

Afghan President Karzai is holding meetings with the prime ministers of Britain and Pakistan, hoping to secure support for efforts to bring peace.
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Eight dead in Pakistan mine blast

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 6:43

At least eight people are killed when a passenger van hit a landmine in a Shia Muslim area of north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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Polio doctor attacked in Pakistan

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 11:33
related places: Karachi

Gunmen injure a UN doctor administering polio vaccines in Karachi, on the second day of a vaccination drive in Pakistan.
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Pakistan polio drive hit by ban

Monday, July 16th 2012, 11:57
related places: Taliban

About 250,000 children in Pakistan's tribal areas will not receive a polio vaccine in the first immunisation campaign since a Taliban ban, officials say.
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Pakistan cricketers to tour India

Monday, July 16th 2012, 11:48
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan look set to resume bilateral cricketing ties after a gap of several years, with plans for Pakistani cricketers to tour India.
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The rise of Pakistan's televangelists

Saturday, July 14th 2012, 0:22

The rise of Pakistan's TV evangelists
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Militants ambush Pakistan police

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 6:38
related places: Lahore

Militants shoot dead at least nine Pakistani trainee policemen after ambushing their housing compound in the eastern city of Lahore.
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Gunmen attack Pakistan army camp

Monday, July 9th 2012, 15:42

At least seven security personnel are killed and five injured after gunmen spray bullets on an army camp in central Pakistan, officials say.
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VIDEO: Nato supply route drivers fear attacks

Monday, July 9th 2012, 1:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

As islamist groups in Pakistan protest against a decision to lift the ban on NATO military convoys travelling into Afghanistan, truck drivers say they fear being attacked by militant groups.
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Pakistan drone attack kills 12

Friday, July 6th 2012, 22:01
related countries: United States United States

A US drone kills at least 12 suspected militants in Pakistan's north-west, officials say, while a gun attack leaves 18 dead in the south-east.
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Karachi artefact smugglers foiled

Friday, July 6th 2012, 14:32
related places: Karachi

An attempt to smuggle ancient artefacts worth millions of dollars out of the Pakistani port city of Karachi is foiled, police say.
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Nato trucks cross Pakistan border

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 13:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

Nato supply trucks cross into Afghanistan for the first time in seven months after the US and Pakistan resolve a damaging row.
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Pakistan offers Mumbai probe help

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 7:33
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan offers to help India investigate a key figure allegedly involved in the planning of the deadly Mumbai attacks of 2008.
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Pakistani mob burns 'blasphemer'

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 15:57

An angry mob has taken a man accused of blasphemy from a police station and burnt him to death in Pakistan's Punjab province, police say.
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S Asia rivals hold peace talks

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 6:13
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Senior Indian and Pakistani diplomats are holding talks in Delhi to bolster a fragile peace process.
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Pakistan allows convoys to resume

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 3:43
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

Pakistan agrees to reopen supply routes to Nato-led forces in Afghanistan, after the US apologises for killing 24 of its soldiers in an air strike.
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VIDEO: Pakistan to reopen Nato routes

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 23:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

Pakistan has said it will reopen supply lines to Nato forces in Afghanistan after it received an apology from the United States for an American airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
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Pakistan to reopen Nato routes

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 19:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato, Washington

Pakistan is expected to reopen supply routes to Nato-led forces in Afghanistan, as Washington apologises for killing 24 of its soldiers in November.
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Clash of Pakistan's governing titans

Tuesday, July 3rd 2012, 0:23

Are early polls the only way out of Pakistan's stalemate?
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Taliban bodies 'back to Pakistan'

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 13:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

The bodies of nine Taliban fighters, killed after they attacked a Nato convoy in Afghanistan, are brought to the North Waziristan area of Pakistan for burial, sources say.
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Shia strike over Quetta attack

Friday, June 29th 2012, 7:40
related places: Hazara, Quetta

A strike is called by an ethnic Hazara political group in the Pakistani city of Quetta, a day after an attack on a bus carrying Shia pilgrims killed 13 people.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's fat cops battle the bulge

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 16:20

Officers in Pakistan's Punjab police force are busy exercising after they were told that anyone with a waist over 40 inches will be tied down to a desk job from 1 July.
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Fifteen dead in Pakistan blasts

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 16:07

At least 15 people are killed in two separate attacks in Pakistan.
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India spy returns from Pakistan

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 12:25
related countries: India India

Indian citizen Surjeet Singh returns after more than 30 years in a Pakistani jail, and admits to spying for his country.
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Blast hits Pakistan rail station

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 21:33

A bomb explodes at a railway station in the western Pakistani province of Baluchistan, killing at least five people and injuring many more.
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VIDEO: Largest lock in the world?

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 17:29

A Pakistani man has built a giant lock that he hopes will be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest in the world.
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Kaneria handed international ban

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 12:42
related countries: Denmark Denmark

International cricket-playing nations agree in principle to enforce a life ban for Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria for corruption.
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India renews free Sarabjit appeal

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 8:50
related countries: India India

India welcomes Pakistan's decision to release Surjeet Singh and makes a fresh appeal for the release of death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh.
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VIDEO: Fight to save ancient Pakistan city

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 23:05

Aleem Maqbool looks around the archaeological site at Mohenjo Daro in southern Pakistan which experts fear could soon be lost.
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Taliban attack Pakistan's Aaj TV

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 6:33
related places: Karachi

The Pakistani Taliban says it was behind Monday's attack on a private television station in the southern city of Karachi.
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Seized Pakistan soldiers beheaded

Monday, June 25th 2012, 17:57
related places: Taliban

Taliban militants behead seven Pakistani soldiers captured by insurgents in a cross-border attack on Sunday, security officials say.
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Ashraf elected new Pakistan PM

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 15:42

Pakistan's ruling party candidate is elected prime minister, three days after the Supreme Court forced former PM Yousuf Raza Gilani from office.
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Pakistan's ruinous political farce

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 15:02

Constitutional cat and mouse as Pakistan's crisis deepens
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PM candidate switch in Pakistan

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 14:22

Pakistan's ruling party replaces its nominee for prime minister a day after a judge ordered the arrest of President Zardari's preferred candidate.
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Pakistan 'impairing' US diplomats

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 1:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rising

Rising obstruction of the work of US envoys by officials in Pakistan is "impairing" the work of US diplomats there, a state department report says.
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VIDEO: Arrest ordered of Pakistan PM nominee

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 17:02

A judge in Pakistan has ordered the arrest of President Asif Ali Zardari's preferred candidate for prime minister, just a day after he was nominated.
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Pakistan PM nominee arrest sought

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 12:55

A Pakistani judge orders the arrest of prime ministerial candidate Makhdoom Shahabuddin, a day after President Zardari nominated him.
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Pakistan meeting on new PM ends

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 15:07

A Pakistan People's Party meeting to discuss a new PM ends without any announcement, a day after Yousuf Raza Gilani was disqualified by the top court.
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Pakistan holds 'key al-Qaeda man'

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 9:31
related countries: France France

A French man who is suspected of being a key militant working for al-Qaeda has been arrested in Pakistan, officials say.
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Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 12:11
related places: Peshawar

Popular Pakistani singer, Ghazala Javed, is shot dead in the north-western city of Peshawar.
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Deadly blast hits Pakistan bus

Monday, June 18th 2012, 10:03

At least four students are killed and many injured by a bomb blast which hit a university bus in the Pakistani province of Balochistan, officials say.
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Deadly bus bombing in Pakistan

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 10:45
related places: Landi Kotal

A car bomb near a marketplace in the north-western Pakistani town of Landi Kotal leaves at least 22 dead, officials say.
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Pregnant woman denies smuggling

Friday, June 15th 2012, 10:33

A pregnant woman from Birmingham has appeared in court in Pakistan after being arrested last month with heroin worth £3.2m in several suitcases.
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Pakistan singer Mehdi Hassan dies

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 15:29
related places: Karachi

Pakistani singing legend Mehdi Hassan, known as the "king of ghazal" music, dies of multiple organ failure at the age of 84 in Karachi.
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US talks with Pakistan on hold

Monday, June 11th 2012, 20:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

The US temporarily pulls out of talks with Pakistan over re-opening vital supply routes to the Nato-led forces in Afghanistan.
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Bike bomb kills six in Pakistan

Monday, June 11th 2012, 10:55

A bomb planted on a motorbike kills six bus passengers and injured 40 others in the restive Pakistani province of Balochistan, officials say.
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S Asia rivals hold glacier talks

Monday, June 11th 2012, 8:36
related countries: India India
related places: Rawalpindi, Top

Top defence officials from India and Pakistan hold talks in Rawalpindi on the contested Siachen glacier.
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Fatal bomb attack on Pakistan bus

Friday, June 8th 2012, 10:33

At least 18 people are killed in a bomb attack on a bus carrying government employees in north west Pakistan, police say.
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