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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

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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US anti-film ads on Pakistani TV

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 19:41
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani TV airs adverts showing President Obama condemning an anti-Islam film made in the US, on the same day as a protest at the US embassy.
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Pakistan anti-film protest ends

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 14:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

Demonstrators outside the US embassy in Islamabad disperse peacefully, after clashes earlier at a protest over an anti-Islam film.
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Deadly bomb blast hits Peshawar

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 15:11
related places: Peshawar

A bomb blast in Pakistan's north-western city Peshawar kills at least nine people, and wounds several others, officials say.
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England beat Pakistan in warm-up

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 7:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Defending champions England beat Pakistan by 15 runs in their final World Twenty20 warm-up game in Colombo.
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Ten killed in Pakistan attacks

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 19:13
related places: Mastung, Quetta

Ten people are killed in two bomb attacks in Pakistan, both apparently targeting members of minority communities.
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Pakistan PM given court extension

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 14:40

Pakistan's Supreme Court gives Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf another week to reopen a corruption case against President Zardari.
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Mumbai attacker's plea for mercy

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 8:24
related countries: India India

Mohammad Ajmal Qasab, the only gunman to survive the 2008 Mumbai attacks, appeals to India's president against his death sentence.
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Pakistan roadside bomb 'kills 14'

Sunday, September 16th 2012, 10:13

At least 14 people are killed by a roadside bomb in the Lower Dir area of northwest Pakistan, according to police.
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VIDEO: Families mourn after Karachi fire

Friday, September 14th 2012, 18:42
related places: Karachi

Some 264 people lost their lives this week in a blaze in a garment factory in the Pakistani port city of Karachi.
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Bail for Karachi factory owners

Friday, September 14th 2012, 15:43
related places: Karachi

Three factory owners facing murder charges after 264 people died in a fire at their garment factory in the Pakistani city of Karachi are granted bail.
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Karachi mourns after factory fire

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 18:14
related places: Karachi

The Pakistani city of Karachi is in mourning following a blaze which killed 264 people at a garment factory, whose owners police are now seeking.
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VIDEO: Karachi factory fire death toll soars

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 22:05
related places: Karachi

Nearly 300 people have died in a huge fire at a clothing factory in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi.
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Karachi factory fire toll soars

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 15:37
related places: Karachi

At least 289 people are known to have died in one of Pakistan's worst fires, at a garment factory in the southern city of Karachi, officials say.
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VIDEO: Karachi factory fire toll soars

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 9:04
related places: Karachi

More than 190 people are now known to have died in a fire at a garment factory in the southern Pakistan city of Karachi, police have told the BBC.
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VIDEO: 'Blasphemy girl' family tell of threats

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 22:30

The family of a young Pakistani Christian girl accused of blasphemy has said that their Muslim neighbours threatened to burn them alive inside their home.
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Pakistan family 'fear for lives'

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 20:42

The family of a young Pakistani Christian girl who is accused of blasphemy tell the BBC their Muslim neighbours threatened to burn them alive inside their home.
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Pakistan factory fires kill 32

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 18:11
related places: Lahore

At least 32 people die in two separate blazes at factories in the Pakistani cities of Lahore and Karachi.
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Bin Laden raid doctor speaks out

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 13:27
related countries: United States United States

The Pakistani doctor involved in the US search for Osama Bin Laden is quoted as telling Fox News he was unaware the al-Qaeda leader was their target.
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VIDEO: Art as therapy for Pakistan policeman

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 12:16

A police officer in Pakistan is painting scenes of crimes against women to draw attention to the social injustices perpetrated against females in his country - and as a form of therapy for himself.
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Searching for missing Pakistani soldiers in Indian jails

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 1:31
related countries: India India

Pakistani soldiers 'killed' in 1965 may be languishing in Indian jails
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Deadly bomb hits Pakistan market

Monday, September 10th 2012, 11:48

At least 10 people are killed after a car bomb explodes in a market in a restive area of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Pakistani Hindus arrive in India

Monday, September 10th 2012, 8:42
related countries: India India

A group of 171 Pakistani Hindus, who arrived in India on Sunday on pilgrim visas, say they will not return.
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Pakistan, India strike visa deal

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 16:14
related countries: India India

Pakistan and India agree a visa deal which will ease travel between the two countries, part of a broad attempt to improve bilateral relations.
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Pakistan 'blasphemy girl' bailed

Saturday, September 8th 2012, 13:41

A Christian Pakistani girl who was accused by an imam of burning pages of the Koran has been released from jail on bail, an official says.
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US to blacklist Haqqani network

Friday, September 7th 2012, 20:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she intends to list the Pakistan-based militant Haqqani network as a terrorist organisation.
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VIDEO: Pakistan 'blasphemy girl' bailed

Friday, September 7th 2012, 18:39

A Christian girl who has been detained on blasphemy charges for three weeks in Pakistan has been granted bail.
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Pakistan 'blasphemy girl' bailed

Friday, September 7th 2012, 10:51

A Christian girl, who has been detained on blasphemy charges for three weeks in Pakistan, is granted bail.
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Top Pakistan policeman shot dead

Friday, September 7th 2012, 10:43
related places: Quetta

A top Pakistani police officer investigating sectarian killings in Balochistan province is shot dead by gunmen in the city of Quetta, police say.
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Pakistan expels aid agency staff

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 13:06

Save the Children's foreign staff are told to leave Pakistan amid claims, denied by the charity, that the CIA used it as cover in its hunt for Osama Bin Laden.
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Pakistanis 'disturbed' by blasphemy case

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 0:38

People in Pakistan react to latest use of blasphemy laws
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Peshawar suicide bomber kills two

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 12:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Peshawar

Police say a bomber killed two people and himself when he hit a US consulate vehicle in Peshawar, Pakistan, but the US says no Americans died.
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VIDEO: Pakistan blasphemy case imam held

Sunday, September 2nd 2012, 14:27

A Pakistani imam has been remanded in custody, accused by his deputy of planting pages of the Koran among burnt pages in the bag of a Christian girl held for blasphemy.
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Pakistan blasphemy case imam held

Sunday, September 2nd 2012, 12:34

An imam is remanded in Pakistan, accused of planting pages of the Koran in the bag of a Christian girl held on blasphemy charges.
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Deadly blast hits Peshawar market

Friday, August 31st 2012, 21:19
related places: Peshawar

At least 11 people die when a car bomb rips through a busy market on the outskirts of the north-west Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials say.
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VIDEO: Life of blasphemy case girl 'in danger'

Friday, August 31st 2012, 13:15

A Pakistani court has ordered a Christian girl, accused of blasphemy, to be held in prison for another fortnight. Police said they wanted more time to investigate the allegations against the girl who is said to have profound learning difficulties.
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India seeks speedy Pakistan trial

Friday, August 31st 2012, 4:00
related countries: India India

India tells Pakistan that a speedy trial of people held in Pakistan in connection with the 2008 Mumbai attacks would help build improve relations.
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