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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 seeks Australia uranium

Monday, December 5th 2011, 8:25
related countries: Australia Australia, India India

Pakistan says it should be allowed access to uranium from Australia, after a long-standing ban on exporting the substance to India was overturned.
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VIDEO: Afghan talks hit by Pakistan snub

Monday, December 5th 2011, 8:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Germany Germany
related places: Nato

Germany hosts an international conference to plan Afghanistan's future as Nato troops prepare to leave, but key player Pakistan is boycotting the talks.
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Pakistan nude 'ISI' photo furore

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 18:27

A row erupts over an image of Pakistani actress Veena Malik sporting the initials ISI on her arm, with FHM India saying it is not fake.
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Pakistan kidnappings on the rise

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 4:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The number of British Asians being kidnapped in Pakistan for ransom payments is increasing every year, official figures show.
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Al-Qaeda says it has US citizen

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 22:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore

Al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri says they have a 70-year-old US citizen, Warren Weinstein, who was abducted in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistan lobbied on Bonn boycott

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 11:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Bonn

The US leads calls for Pakistan to reconsider its boycott of next week's Bonn Conference on Afghanistan's future.
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VIDEO: Nato outpost attacked by insurgents

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 23:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

A Nato outpost in eastern Afghanistan has been attacked by insurgents - some from across the border in Pakistan.
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Pakistan to boycott Bonn talks

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 20:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan is to boycott next week's talks in Bonn on Afghanistan's future in protest at a Nato air strike which killed 24 of its soldiers, officials say.
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VIDEO: Pakistan 'to boycott Bonn talks'

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 16:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan is to boycott talks on Afghanistan's future in protest at a Nato air strike which killed 24 of its soldiers at the weekend, officials say.
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Pakistan denies provoking attack

Monday, November 28th 2011, 21:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan denies reports it opened fire first provoking the Nato air strike which killed 24 of its troops at a checkpoint on the Afghan border.
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Tennis 'peace pairing' breaks up

Monday, November 28th 2011, 12:53
related countries: India India

The tennis doubles "peace pair" of India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi announce an end to their partnership.
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VIDEO: Funerals for Pakistan Nato-raid dead

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 16:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan has buried 24 of its troops who were killed in a Nato airstrike at a checkpoint on the Afghan border.
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Pakistan buries Nato-raid troops

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 11:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan buries 24 troops killed in a "tragic unintended" airstrike by Nato helicopters on the border with Afghanistan.
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VIDEO: Pakistan shuts down Nato supply routes

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 9:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan has shut down Nato supply routes into Afghanistan after Nato helicopters and fighter jets attacked two military outposts on Pakistani territory.
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Nato raid prompts Pakistan review

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 7:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nato

Pakistan orders a review of all co-operation with the US and Nato after the alliance struck an army checkpoint, killing at least 24 people.
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Nato admits Pakistan troop deaths

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 19:46
related places: Nato

It is "highly likely" Nato aircraft were behind an attack on a Pakistani border checkpoint that killed at least 24 soldiers, a Nato spokesman tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Troop deaths spark fury in Pakistan

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 18:20
related places: Nato

It is "highly likely" that Nato aircraft were behind a deadly overnight raid on a Pakistani border checkpoint, a Nato spokesman has told the BBC.
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Pakistan outrage at 'Nato attack'

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 14:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Furious Pakistani officials say Nato helicopters killed 24 soldiers at a checkpoint on the Afghan border, and PM Yousuf Raza Gilani calls an emergency cabinet meeting.
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VIDEO: Shrine for toothache in Pakistan

Friday, November 25th 2011, 22:08
related places: Peshawar

In the Pakistani city of Peshawar many locals believe that the solution to their toothache can be found at a shrine.
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'Memo' row tests Pakistan cabinet

Friday, November 25th 2011, 20:24

Pakistan's "memogate" row has raised questions about the strength of the country's civilian government, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar tells the BBC.
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VIDEO: Pakistan girl praised for blog bravery

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 17:41
related places: Taliban

Malala Yousafzai, 13, recently short-listed for a peace prize, talks about her blog under de-facto Taliban rule in Pakistan.
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Afghan Rabbani probe in Pakistan

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 15:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Islamabad

An Afghan team investigating the assassination of former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani arrives on a fact-finding mission in the Pakistani city of Islamabad.
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Pakistan releases 'royal' falcons

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 0:05
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Karachi

Custom officials in the Pakistani city of Karachi release 52 falcons they say were unlawfully transported into the country from Qatar.
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Pakistan US envoy quits over memo

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 18:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Pakistan's ambassador to the United States resigns over claims he sought Washington's help against his country's military.
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Pakistan 'obscene' text ban delay

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 11:09

The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority puts off a ban on "obscene" text messages after a storm of protest from angry users.
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Pakistan troops killed in ambush

Monday, November 21st 2011, 18:14

At least 14 Pakistani paramilitary soldiers are killed as gunmen ambush them in the restive south-western province of Balochistan, officials say.
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Bangladesh war crimes trial opens

Sunday, November 20th 2011, 17:05
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi party leader goes on trial accused of crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan.
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Pakistani derision at 'obscene text' ban

Friday, November 18th 2011, 23:56

Why Pakistanis are laughing at 'monkey crotch' and 'athlete's foot'
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UK probes Pakistan 'drone deaths'

Friday, November 18th 2011, 16:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Reports that two British terror suspects died in a US drone strike in Pakistan are being investigated, the Foreign Office says.
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Pakistan ambassador in memo row

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 18:37
related countries: United States United States

The Pakistani ambassador to the US offers to resign after being accused of playing a role in seeking US help against his country's powerful army.
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Pakistan blocks 'obscene' texts

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 18:10

The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority sends mobile phone operators a list of hundreds of "obscene" words to be banned from text messages.
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Seven killed in Karachi shoot-out

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 22:56
related places: Karachi

At least seven people are killed in a shoot-out between militants and policemen in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, officials say.
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Pakistan seizes 'royal' falcons

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 17:11
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Pakistani customs officials seize 74 hunting falcons they say were being unlawfully brought into the country by a member of the Qatari royal family.
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Six die in Pakistan drone strike

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 5:15
related countries: United States United States

A US drone attack kills at least six suspected militants in north-west Pakistan, intelligence officials say.
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'New chapter' for S Asia rivals

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 7:25
related countries: India India, Maldives Maldives

Pakistan's prime minister and his Indian counterpart meet in the Maldives and pledge a "new chapter" between the two nations.
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Pakistan hit by flood cash crisis

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 13:42

Relief efforts for five million people affected by flooding in Sindh province of Pakistan are threatened because of a lack of funds, aid agencies say.
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India-Pakistan trust 'improving'

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 7:21
related countries: India India, Maldives Maldives

India's foreign minister says trust with Pakistan is improving, ahead of a key regional summit in the Maldives.
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VIDEO: A mosque made out of salt rock

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 16:57

Pakistan, a country rich in natural resources - has the world's first mosque made out of salt rock.
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Pakistan secure series after draw

Monday, November 7th 2011, 16:04
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan win the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka after the final match in Sharjah finishes in a draw.
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Pakistan charges in Bhutto murder

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 12:04
related places: Bhutto, Taliban

A court in Pakistan charges two police officers and five suspected Taliban militants over the 2007 assassination of former PM Benazir Bhutto.
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VIDEO: Flood child: From a tent to a home

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 9:21

After spending more than a year in a flood relief tent in Pakistan's Sindh province, flood victim Firdous Channa finally has a house.
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Pakistan 'shame' at fixing scam

Friday, November 4th 2011, 8:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Newspapers and commentators across Pakistan pour scorn on three cricketers jailed on Thursday for a spot-fixing scam.
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VIDEO: Cricketer's family 'shocked' by verdict

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 22:04

Three of Pakistan's most famous cricketers have been jailed by Southwark Crown Court for their part in a betting scam.
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Cricketers jailed for fixing scam

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 18:24

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and bowlers Mohammed Asif and Mohammad Amir have been jailed over a spot fixing plot.
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VIDEO: Bin Laden tweeter looks back on raid

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 17:42
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani Sohaib Ather reflects on his unexpected fame after he tweeted details of the US raid in which Osama Bin Laden was killed.
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Pakistan's murky cricket-fixing underworld

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 16:45

Pakistan's murky underworld of bookies and betters
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ICC says corruption not rampant

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 12:51

Cricket's anti-corruption chief Sir Ronnie Flanagan insists illegal betting is not endemic in the game, in the wake of three Pakistan players being jailed for spot-fixing.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 7:54

Sportsday Live featuring reaction to the verdicts in the Pakistan spot-fixing trial and build-up to Thursday's Europa League matches, plus more.
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New player linked to cricket scam

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 19:51

A further Pakistan cricketer was involved in arranging a spot-fixing plot, according to the lawyer acting for a sports agent who has admitted corruption.
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Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 15:28
related countries: India India

Pakistan's cabinet unanimously approves the award of "most favoured nation" trading status to India, in a move seen as a further thawing of ties.
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Anger of Pakistan drone victims

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 12:02

Pakistanis take on CIA over drone strikes
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 8:02

Latest updates from the Pakistan cricketers' spot-fixing trial, plus the build-up to Wednesday's Champions League matches.
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Cricket verdict 'hurts' Pakistan

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 7:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Pakistani media say Tuesday's London court verdict finding two of the country's cricketers guilty in a "spot-fixing" scam tarnishes the game and the nation.
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Cricketers guilty of betting scam

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 20:14

Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif are found guilty of their part in a betting scam in last year's Lord's Test match against England.
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Joint Rabbani murder probe agreed

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 18:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan agree to a joint investigation into the murder of Afghan peace envoy Burhanuddin Rabbani, after talks hosted by Turkey.
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Cricket 'cheating' jury undecided

Monday, October 31st 2011, 16:49

The jury in the corruption trial of Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif is sent home for the day after failing to reach a unanimous verdict.
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Ajmal leads Pakistan to victory

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 16:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A superb five-wicket haul from Saeed Ajmal helps Pakistan to overcome a negative Sri Lanka in the second Test in Dubai.
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VIDEO: China-Pakistan ties celebrated

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 0:59
related countries: China China
related places: Islamabad

Celebrations marking 60 years of the strategic relationship between China and Pakistan have begun in Islamabad, where an exhibition of Chinese artworks is taking place.
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Pakistan bomber kills policemen

Friday, October 28th 2011, 10:06

A suspected suicide bomber kills two policemen and injures seven others in northwest Pakistan, police say.
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Pakistan denies Taliban support

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 19:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

The Pakistan army strongly denies claims made in a BBC documentary that it is secretly backing the Taliban in the war in Afghanistan.
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Clinton: Al-Qaeda is 'devastated'

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 16:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Congress

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells Congress the US has made significant progress in Afghanistan and Pakistan, but warns that challenges remain.
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Taliban make rare public tribute

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 13:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

The Taliban in Afghanistan issue an unprecedented condolence statement on the death of a top right-wing Pakistani politician.
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Top militants 'dead' in Pakistan

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 10:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taliban

A US drone strike in north-west Pakistan kills two top commanders of one of Pakistan's most influential Taliban groups, officials say.
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Suicidal despair of Pakistani father

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 23:20

The suicidal despair of one Pakistani father
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VIDEO: Claim Pakistan 'supports Taliban'

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 6:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taliban

Allegations that Pakistan has actively been supporting Taliban insurgents, while acting as an ally of the US in public, have been made to a BBC investigation.
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Pakistan accused of double game

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 4:03
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's decade of deception of the US uncovered
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VIDEO: Desperate man sets himself ablaze

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 1:12
related places: Islamabad

An unemployed father of two from Sindh province has set himself on fire outside Pakistan's parliament building in Islamabad.
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Pakistani judge 'flees threats'

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 16:37

A Pakistani judge flees the country after receiving death threats for sentencing a Muslim extremist to murder, his colleagues say.
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Bomb blast kills four in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 5:52

At least four people are killed when a powerful roadside bomb rips through a car in northwest Pakistan, police say.
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Satire with a bite in Pakistan

Monday, October 24th 2011, 23:04

How potato and egg curry inspired Pakistan's most daring satire
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Pakistan mourns former first lady

Monday, October 24th 2011, 15:18

Pakistan declares a public holiday and flags are flying at half-mast to mourn the death of former first lady Begum Nusrat Bhutto at 82.
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