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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

Court rules against US detainee

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 10:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The UK Supreme Court rules against a legal charity which argued a Pakistani national in US custody should be handed over to the UK.
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US 'quizzes Imran Khan on drones'

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 9:29
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was stopped by the US authorities for questioning on his views on US drone strikes, he says.
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VIDEO: Malala will 'rise again' says father

Friday, October 26th 2012, 20:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

The father of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl activist shot by the Taliban, has said his daughter is recovering well in the UK.
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Malala 'will rise again' - father

Friday, October 26th 2012, 13:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

The father of the Pakistani schoolgirl activist shot by the Taliban is optimistic about her future as he visits her in a UK hospital.
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VIDEO: Girl activist safe in UK, says father

Friday, October 26th 2012, 12:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

The father of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl activist shot by the Taliban, visits his daughter for the first time at a UK hospital.
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Malala Yousafzai family visits UK

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 23:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

Relatives of the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by a Taliban gunman arrive in the UK where she is recovering in hospital.
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VIDEO: The rise of collaborative sacrifice

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 18:59

Pakistani Muslims opt for collaborative sacrifice for Eid offerings.
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Pakistan bulletproof cricket plan

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 15:27

Cricket authorities in Pakistan are to provide bulletproof buses for foreign teams to try to persuade them to end a boycott prompted by militant attacks.
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UK accused over US drone strikes

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 16:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A High Court hearing into the alleged use of British intelligence in US drone attacks in Pakistan hears such co-operation could be "assisting murder".
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VIDEO: 'Largest human flag' in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 16:21

Some 24,000 people have become world record holders in Pakistan after taking part in an attempt to make the world's largest human national flag.
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The other children of Pakistan's war

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 15:38

The children caught up in Pakistan's battle against militancy
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Pakistan breaks human flag record

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 23:08
related places: Lahore

Some 24,000 young people in the Pakistani city of Lahore break a world record to form the largest human flag.
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Karachi to host key cricket games

Friday, October 19th 2012, 17:55
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan is hosting its highest profile international cricket matches since militants attack the Sri Lankan team coach in 2009.
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Shot Pakistan teenager 'standing'

Friday, October 19th 2012, 12:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

The Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban stands up for the first time since the shooting, UK doctors treating her say.
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VIDEO: Shot Pakistan girl 'has been standing'

Friday, October 19th 2012, 11:52
related places: Taliban

Doctors treating the 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl, who was shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for girls' education, have said she is making good progress.
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VIDEO: Journalist 'threatened over Malala'

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 15:55
related places: Taliban

The Taliban are continuing to issue threats against the media in Pakistan over critical coverage of the shooting of Malala Yousufzai.
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Top politician's son-in-law held

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 11:30
related places: Lahore

The son-in-law of an influential Pakistani politician is remanded in custody for his alleged role in an assault of a guard at a top Lahore bakery.
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Taliban media threat raises fears

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 17:18
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's media express alarm at Taliban threats to target journalists in response to critical coverage of the shooting of teenager Malala Yousufzai.
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Pakistan polio worker shot dead

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 10:06
related places: Quetta

Gunmen kill a member of a polio vaccination team in the western Pakistani city of Quetta.
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VIDEO: Security presence for shot girl

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 22:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

As UK doctors in England prepare to conduct reconstructive surgery on Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban, her security has become an issue.
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Shot Pakistan teenager 'strong'

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 12:38
related places: Taliban

Doctors treating Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by a Taliban gunman, say they are broadly optimistic about her treatment.
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Four Shias shot dead in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 10:24
related places: Quetta

Gunmen on motorbikes shoot dead four people from the minority Shia Hazara community in the Pakistani city of Quetta, police say.
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Medics hopeful for Pakistani girl

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 2:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

Doctors say Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was flown to Britain after being shot in the head by the Taliban, could make a good recovery.
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VIDEO: Girl shot by Taliban reaches UK

Monday, October 15th 2012, 18:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen, has arrived in the UK for specialist medical treatment.
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VIDEO: Girl shot by Taliban reaches UK

Monday, October 15th 2012, 17:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Birmingham, Swat, Taliban

The Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham has made a statement after fourteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in Swat, arrived there for treatment.
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Girl shot by Taliban reaches UK

Monday, October 15th 2012, 17:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

Fourteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen, arrives in the UK for medical treatment.
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Girl shot by Taliban flown to UK

Monday, October 15th 2012, 14:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Taliban

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen last week, is flown to the UK for medical treatment.
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Militants attack Pakistan police

Monday, October 15th 2012, 7:28

Dozens of militants armed with guns and rockets attack a police checkpoint in north-west Pakistan, killing at least five policemen.
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Pakistan market bomb 'kills 15'

Saturday, October 13th 2012, 10:36

At least 15 people are killed in a market bombing apparently aimed at an anti-Taliban group in north-west Pakistan, security officials say.
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VIDEO: BBC visits Pakistan shooting scene

Friday, October 12th 2012, 18:15
related places: Taliban

People in Pakistan have been observing a day of prayer for the recovery of a 14-year-old girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen.
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Day of prayer for Pakistani girl

Friday, October 12th 2012, 14:36
related places: Taliban

People in Pakistan observe a day of prayer for the recovery of a 14-year-old girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen.
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Pakistan girl switches hospitals

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 16:11
related places: Taliban

A 14-year-old Pakistani activist in critical condition is moved to a new hospital, two days after she was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen.
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'US drone' kills 10 in Pakistan

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 15:15
related countries: United States United States

Ten suspected militants are killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's north-western tribal region, Pakistani officials say.
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Pakistan holds boy for blasphemy

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 14:20
related places: Karachi

A 16-year-old Christian boy is held on blasphemy charges in the Pakistani city of Karachi.
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Reward for Pakistan gunmen arrest

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 17:35
related places: Taliban

Pakistan officials offer a reward for information leading to the arrest of the Taliban gunmen who attacked a teenage campaigner for girls' education.
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Pakistan girl surgery 'a success'

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 15:53
related places: Taliban

Surgeons remove a bullet from the head of a teenage girl shot by the Pakistani Taliban, as protests and prayers are held around the country.
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US drone kills five in Pakistan

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 7:51
related countries: United States United States

Five people are killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan - the first since a rally against drones by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan.
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VIDEO: Teenage activist shot in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 21:44
related places: Taliban

A well-known teenage activist who has campaigned for girls' education is shot and wounded in north-west Pakistan - the Taliban said they did it.
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Fury over attack on Pakistan girl

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 17:42
related places: Taliban

Politicians in Pakistan condemn a Taliban attack that wounded a schoolgirl of 14 who has campaigned for girls' education in the north.
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Fatal parasite strikes in Karachi

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 15:52
related places: Karachi

A rare brain-eating parasite is responsible for at least 10 deaths in the Pakistani city of Karachi in recent months, health officials say.
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VIDEO: Lahore's first women-only park

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 15:23
related places: Lahore

Authorities in Pakistan open the first women-only park in the city of Lahore.
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Pneumonia jabs for Pakistan young

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 12:37

Pakistan becomes the first South Asian country to vaccinate against pneumonia - one of the biggest killers of young children there, officials say.
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Young Pakistani campaigner shot

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 12:29

A well-known teenage activist who has campaigned for girls' education is shot and wounded in north-west Pakistan - the Taliban said they did it.
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Khan protest stops at tribal belt

Sunday, October 7th 2012, 11:54
related countries: United States United States

A motorcade protest against US drone strikes in Pakistan, led by former cricket star Imran Khan, is stopped from entering the restive tribal regions.
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Imran drone march halts for night

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 18:30
related countries: United States United States

A motorcade protest against US drone strikes in Pakistan, led by former cricket star Imran Khan, halts for the night in the north-west.
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US drone war in Pakistan prompts fear and anger

Friday, October 5th 2012, 11:02
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani anger as US drone strikes continue
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Sri Lanka reach World T20 final

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 17:15
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's bowlers stifle Pakistan to give the hosts a 16-run win and a place in the final of the World Twenty20.
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Pakistani Rehman fails drugs test

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 15:31

Pakistan spinner Abdur Rehman faces a suspension after failing a drugs test during his stint with Somerset.
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Pakistan 'madam' sent to mosque

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 13:53

A judge in Pakistan directs a woman accused of running a brothel to "improve herself" by attending classes at a mosque every day for a month.
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Pakistan board monitors T20 team

Monday, October 1st 2012, 17:30
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan's Twenty20 team are being monitored by their cricket board in Sri Lanka to avoid a spot-fixing scandal.
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VIDEO: Misery for Pakistan flood victims

Monday, October 1st 2012, 0:47

Tens of thousands of families are struggling to cope, after deadly monsoon floods swept across Pakistan.
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VIDEO: British kidnap victim killed

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 19:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man has been murdered in Pakistan as he prepared to give evidence against a gang accused of kidnapping him last year.
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Clinical India hammer Pakistan

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 17:15

India reignite their World Twenty20 campaign with an eight-wicket Super Eights victory over their arch rivals Pakistan.
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Kidnap victim shot ahead of trial

Saturday, September 29th 2012, 16:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man who was shot dead in Pakistan as he prepared to give evidence is described as a "determined and brave man".
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Pakistan flood death toll rises

Friday, September 28th 2012, 15:05

Monsoon floods in Pakistan over the last fortnight kill more than 400 people and affect more than 4.5 million others, officials say.
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Pakistan edge out SA in thriller

Friday, September 28th 2012, 13:32
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Umar Gul blasts 32 off 17 balls as Pakistan fight back to sneak a two-wicket win over South Africa at the World Twenty20.
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Top Pakistan bomb expert killed

Friday, September 28th 2012, 10:35
related places: Peshawar

A senior Pakistani bomb disposal officer is killed while trying to defuse a device in the north-western city of Peshawar, police say.
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Pakistani families count cost of anti-Islam film protests

Friday, September 28th 2012, 0:27
related places: Karachi

Karachi families grieve for loved ones killed in recent protests
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VIDEO: Families count cost of anti-US protests

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 16:45
related countries: United States United States

Protests in Pakistan against an anti-Islam video made by an American had been largely peaceful until last week. After Friday prayers at least 20 people were killed in demonstrations across the country.
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Viewpoint: Consequences of pandering to Pakistan extremists

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 23:58

The consequences of pandering to Pakistan's extremists
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Floods destroy Pakistani homes

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 17:05

Tens of thousands of people are made homeless by monsoon flooding in the Pakistani provinces of Balochistan and Sindh, officials say.
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US drones 'traumatise Pakistanis'

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 13:02
related countries: United States United States

Rescuers are being killed and civilians "terrorised" by CIA drone attacks targeting militants in north-western Pakistan, a US report says.
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US attacks anti-Islam film bounty

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 20:05
related countries: United States United States

The US state department condemns a Pakistani minister's offer of $100,000 for the death of the American maker of an anti-Islam film.
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Pakistan win but NZ go through

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 13:50
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A classy fifty from Nasir Jamshed helps Pakistan open their World Twenty20 campaign with a riveting 13-run victory over New Zealand.
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Anti-Islam film bounty condemned

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 0:07

The Pakistani PM's spokesman condemns a minister's $100,000 reward for the killing of the maker of an amateur video mocking Islam in the US.
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Bounty on anti-Islam filmmaker

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 19:25
related countries: United States United States

A Pakistani cabinet minister offers a $100,000 reward for the death of the maker of an anti-Islam film, but a government spokesman condemns the remark.
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Afghans ban Pakistan newspapers

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 9:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Afghanistan bans all newspapers from Pakistan saying they are "a propaganda resource" for Taliban militants.
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VIDEO: Deadly film protests in Pakistan

Friday, September 21st 2012, 22:13
related countries: United States United States

Fifteen people are killed as violent protests erupt on the streets of Pakistan's main cities in anger at an anti-Islam film made in the US.
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Deadly film protests in Pakistan

Friday, September 21st 2012, 20:19
related countries: United States United States

At least 19 people are killed as violent protests erupt on the streets of Pakistan's main cities in anger at an anti-Islam film made in the US.
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New film protests in Muslim world

Friday, September 21st 2012, 13:55

Fresh protests are under way in Muslim countries against an anti-Islam film made in the US, with at least three people killed in Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Pakistanis demonstrate against film

Friday, September 21st 2012, 10:37
related countries: United States United States

Demonstrations are taking place across Pakistan against a film made in the US which is said to mock Islam.
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VIDEO: Fresh anti-Islam film protests due

Friday, September 21st 2012, 5:47
related countries: United States United States

Adverts have been broadcast on Pakistani TV showing President Barack Obama condemning an anti-Islam film made in the US, as security forces in several Muslim countries prepare for fresh protests.
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