Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

News: Pakistan

We have started to collect the most important news related to Pakistan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Pakistan – overview

Pakistan: news

ICC rejects match-fixing claims

Monday, March 12th 2012, 18:49
related countries: India India

The ICC denies claims it is investigating match-fixing during the 2011 World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 19:59
related countries: United States United States

Human rights lawyers are to launch an action against the foreign secretary over the alleged use of intelligence in aiding US drone attacks in Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly blast at Pakistan funeral

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 11:32

A suicide bomber attacks a funeral in north-west Pakistan, killing at least 14 people and wounding 30.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: In search of Osama Bin Laden's widows

Friday, March 9th 2012, 23:03
related places: Taliban

Taliban militants are threatening to carry out fresh attacks if the three widows of Osama Bin Laden are not released by Pakistani authorities.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan bans main Islamist group

Friday, March 9th 2012, 20:20

The Pakistani government bans the country's largest Islamist extremist group, Ahle Sunnah Wal Jamaat, reports the BBC's Syed Shoaib Hasan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Struggle of Muslim female presenters

Friday, March 9th 2012, 17:10

Female television presenters in Pakistan are coming under scrutiny from clerics and Islamic scholars who accuse them of misrepresenting Islam.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan appoints new spy chief

Friday, March 9th 2012, 16:53

Pakistan appoints Zaheerul Islam as the new head of intelligence to replace the retiring chief of its powerful spy agency, after a tumultuous year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US drone strike 'kills militants'

Friday, March 9th 2012, 14:54
related countries: United States United States

A missile attack by an unmanned US drone aircraft in north-west Pakistan kills at least eight suspected militants, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Pakistanis enjoy snow festival

Friday, March 9th 2012, 11:17
related places: Malam Jabba, Taliban

The Malam Jabba ski resort in Pakistan's Swat Valley, destroyed by the Taliban in 2009, has reopened and is now attracting tourists to its week-long snow festival.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan charges Bin Laden widows

Thursday, March 8th 2012, 16:58

Pakistan brings charges against Osama Bin Laden's three widows for illegally entering the country, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Zardari cases 'must be reopened'

Thursday, March 8th 2012, 9:22
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Pakistan's Supreme Court orders the government to ask the Swiss authorities to reopen a corruption case against President Asif Ali Zardari.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

BBC TV news restored in Pakistan

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 15:32

BBC World News television is back on air in Pakistan, following a row over a documentary questioning the country's commitment to tackling militancy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Four killed in Afghan bomb blast

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 7:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four people are killed and 10 injured in a bomb blast at a police post close to the Afghan border with Pakistan, Afghan officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Taliban removes deputy commander

Monday, March 5th 2012, 10:31

The head of the Pakistani Taliban has removed his deputy commander, the militant group confirms to the BBC, the latest sign of a growing power struggle.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

How Pakistani city of Mirpur became 'Little England'

Monday, March 5th 2012, 0:04
related places: Mirpur

Semi-detached houses and cornflakes in corner of Pakistan
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Lawyer named in bomb trial dies

Sunday, March 4th 2012, 18:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A lawyer, who two men are accused of trying to murder, as well as Celtic manager Neil Lennon, dies in Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Zardari party leads Pakistan poll

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 21:55

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's beleaguered ruling political party makes gains in the Senate elections, unofficial results indicate.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bomber kills 'Pakistan militants'

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 15:41

A suspected Taliban suicide bomber kills 20 members of a rival militant group, officials say, as violence claims at least 50 lives in Pakistan's Khyber region.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Dhaka Gladiators triumph in BPL

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 17:58
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Dhaka Gladiators' Pakistani stars help them win the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League T20 series, beating Barisal Burners by eight wickets.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan makes India trade move

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 14:14
related countries: India India

Pakistan will phase out restrictions on most imports from India by December 2012, the government announces.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Shias shot dead on Pakistan bus

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 17:25
related places: Kohistan

Gunmen kill at least 18 Shia bus passengers in northern Pakistan, while a Chinese woman and a Pakistani man are shot dead in Peshawar.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 13:47

Mid-ranking Pakistani army officials may have known that Osama Bin Laden had a safe house in Pakistan, leaked material appears to indicate.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England hold nerve to win series

Monday, February 27th 2012, 20:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England claim a dramatic five-run victory over Pakistan in the third Twenty20 international in Abu Dhabi to take the series 2-1.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Osama Bin Laden site demolished

Monday, February 27th 2012, 5:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Abbottabad

Pakistan demolishes the compound where US forces killed Osama Bin Laden in the north-western city of Abbottabad in May last year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Bin Laden's compound demolished

Sunday, February 26th 2012, 4:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Abbottabad

Pakistan is demolishing the compound where US forces killed Osama Bin Laden, in the city of Abbottabad, residents and police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bairstow helps England to T20 win

Saturday, February 25th 2012, 19:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonny Bairstow's unbeaten 60 and a fine bowling performance propels England to a 38-run win over Pakistan in the second Twenty20 international in Dubai.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Pakistan's self-appointed traffic cop

Friday, February 24th 2012, 18:20
related places: Karachi

A Pakistani woman struggling to make ends meet is directing traffic on one of Karachi's busiest roads alongside regular traffic police.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan calls on Taliban to talk

Friday, February 24th 2012, 17:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Islamabad, Taliban

Pakistan's prime minister urges the Afghan Taliban to hold direct peace talks with the Afghan government, in the first such statement from Islamabad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan police station attacked

Friday, February 24th 2012, 13:37

Gunmen attack a police station in north-western Pakistan, killing at least three policemen and injuring seven others, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly blast at Pakistan bus stop

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 9:40
related places: Peshawar

At least 12 people are killed and 30 injured after a bomb hit a bus stop in the city of Peshawar in north-west Pakistan, police officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan 'memogate' man testifies

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 16:25
related places: Islamabad

Mansoor Ijaz, the man at the centre of Pakistan's "memogate" scandal, begins giving video link testimony to a judicial commission in Islamabad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cook hails 'brilliant' whitewash

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 20:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England one-day captain Alastair Cook enjoys his side's 'brilliant' effort against Pakistan and reveals he is staying on for the Twenty20 series.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pietersen seals series whitewash

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 20:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits his second consecutive one-day international century as England complete a 4-0 series win over Pakistan in Dubai.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan v England fourth ODI as it happened

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 19:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen scores a second successive century as England beat Pakistan by four wickets to record a 4-0 series whitewash.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: New extremist alliance in Pakistan

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 2:47

A new movement of extremist groups in Pakistan is gathering support, calling for an end to the country's alliance with the West.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Resurgence of Pakistan's religious right

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 1:49

The rise of a new extremist alliance in Pakistan
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan hardliners stage rally

Monday, February 20th 2012, 12:54
related places: Islamabad

Thousands of Pakistanis from religious and hardline groups take part in a rally in Islamabad, as the authorities bar key extremist leaders from attending.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bali man denies Bin Laden meeting

Monday, February 20th 2012, 10:56

Umar Patek, one of the alleged masterminds of the 2002 Bali bombing, says he never met Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan although they were in the same town.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England cruise to series victory

Saturday, February 18th 2012, 18:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits 111 not out as England seal the one-day international series against Pakistan with a nine-wicket win in Dubai.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - Pakistan v England

Saturday, February 18th 2012, 10:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Openers Alastair Cook and Kevin Pietersen both reach 50 as England head towards victory over Pakistan in the third one-day international in Dubai.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Blast at Pakistan town 'kills 26'

Friday, February 17th 2012, 20:29

A suicide bomb attack on a market in a Shia Muslim area of north-west Pakistan kills 26 people and injures at least 50 others, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Pakistanis flock to tattoo parlours

Friday, February 17th 2012, 15:18

Getting a tattoo has become is becoming an increasingly popular trend among Pakistan's urban youth.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistani cricketer named in scam

Friday, February 17th 2012, 14:38

A former Pakistani international cricketer is named in court as the go-between who persuaded an Essex player to take part in a spot betting scam.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Karzai in Pakistan Taliban talks

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 17:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is holding talks in Pakistan, which are expected to focus on efforts to bring the Taliban into the peace process.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Drone 'kills Pakistan militants'

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 14:27
related countries: United States United States

Two separate attacks by an unmanned US drone aircraft in north-west Pakistan kill at least 21 suspected militants, Pakistani security officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cook century inspires England win

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 19:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A second successive Alastair Cook century helps England to a 20-run win over Pakistan and a 2-0 lead in the one-day international series.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - England v Pakistan

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 15:07
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

A close finish is in prospect as Pakistan chase 251 to beat England in the second one-day international in Abu Dhabi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live - Pakistan v England

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 10:26
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Alastair Cook makes a century as England close on 250-4 in the second one-day international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Missing Pakistanis in hospital

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 16:39

Seven men who went missing from a Pakistani jail nearly two years ago are being treated in a hospital on court orders, their relatives say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan frees US man in Peshawar

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 9:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Peshawar

Pakistani police release a US citizen detained at the airport in the city of Peshawar after he was discovered with bullets in his luggage.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England bounce back with ODI win

Monday, February 13th 2012, 19:25
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Alastair Cook and Steven Finn help England recover from their Test series whitewash to beat Pakistan by 130 runs in the first one-day international in Abu Dhabi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Senior Afghan Taliban leader dead

Monday, February 13th 2012, 13:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

The Taliban in Afghanistan announce that one of their most senior former leaders, Mullah Obaidullah, died in a Pakistani prison in 2010.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India minister in Pakistan trip

Monday, February 13th 2012, 6:56
related countries: India India

India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma is due to begin a three-day visit to Pakistan to boost trade between the two rival neighbours.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan PM charged with contempt

Monday, February 13th 2012, 6:00

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is charged with contempt as he appears at the country's Supreme Court, amid heightened tensions between the government and judiciary.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: The misfortune of Pakistani PMs

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 0:07

Aleem Maqbool and students hold a history lesson in Pakistani politics full of intrigue, assassination and coups.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Court rejects Pakistan PM appeal

Friday, February 10th 2012, 7:44

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will appear before the Supreme Court next week after it dismisses his appeal against contempt charges.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Afghanistan wins carpet award

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 16:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iran Iran

Afghanistan wins an international carpet-weaving competition against Iran, India and Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Key militant 'killed in Pakistan'

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 10:30
related countries: United States United States

One of the most senior al-Qaeda militants in Pakistan, Badar Mansoor, is killed in a US drone strike, local officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ajmal makes Worcs return for T20

Thursday, February 9th 2012, 8:43

Worcestershire re-sign Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal for next season's Friends Life t20.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan PM files contempt appeal

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 7:54

Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani files an appeal against appearing before the Supreme Court on contempt charges on 13 February.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US drone 'kills 10' in Pakistan

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 5:48
related countries: United States United States

A missile attack by an unmanned US drone aircraft in north-west Pakistan kills 10 suspected militants, Pakistani security officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Woman found alive in Lahore rubble

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 18:08
related places: Lahore

Rescue workers in Pakistan have found a 65-year-old woman alive in the rubble of a Lahore factory, 31 hours after the building collapsed.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

PCB moves to clarify Ajmal claims

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 14:35

The ICC denies that Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has permission to straighten his arm more than other bowlers.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England not closed shop - Flower

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 12:24

England team director Andy Flower warns his batsmen that selection is "not a closed shop" following the series whitewash by Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Teams scour Lahore collapse site

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 11:55
related places: Lahore

Rescuers who worked overnight on Monday are still frantically trying to remove debris from a factory that collapsed in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bell dropped from one-day squad

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 5:31
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi, Dubai

England drop batsman Ian Bell from their one-day squad to face Pakistan in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, but call up uncapped spinner Danny Briggs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

England under-prepared - Strauss

Monday, February 6th 2012, 23:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Andrew Strauss admits England were under-prepared following his side's 3-0 series defeat by Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deaths in Lahore factory collapse

Monday, February 6th 2012, 23:07
related places: Lahore

An illegal medicine factory collapses in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, killing at least 13 people and leaving many trapped, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Pakistan factory explosion

Monday, February 6th 2012, 15:48
related places: Lahore

Many people are feared trapped in the rubble of a three-storey factory in the Pakistani city of Lahore following a gas explosion.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan seal England whitewash

Monday, February 6th 2012, 13:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England slump to a 71-run defeat in the third Test in Dubai to suffer a series whitewash by Pakistan for the first time.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan PM Gilani in Qatar talks

Monday, February 6th 2012, 12:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Qatar Qatar

Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani is travelling to Qatar where officials indicate he will discuss peace efforts in Afghanistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan set England huge target

Sunday, February 5th 2012, 13:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England face a mammoth task to avoid a series whitewash after Azhar Ali's composed 157 keeps Pakistan in control of the third Test in Dubai.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 18/74

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS