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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.

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Pakistan: news

VIDEO: Faulty drugs given to many Pakistanis

Friday, January 27th 2012, 16:47

Lahore's Dr Akram has said many Pakistani hospitals are forced to buy the cheapest drugs - as the death toll from a batch of faulty drugs in the city rises.
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Panesar haul puts England on top

Friday, January 27th 2012, 13:21
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Monty Panesar claims three wickets as England take a firm grip on the second Test against Pakistan on day three in Abu Dhabi.
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Iran guards 'kill six Pakistanis'

Friday, January 27th 2012, 8:09
related countries: Iran Iran

At least six Pakistanis were shot dead and two others wounded by Iranian security forces after they crossed the border, Pakistani officials say.
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Sportsday Live - Friday, 27 January

Friday, January 27th 2012, 7:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Sportsday Live featuring the latest from Andy Murray's semi-final at the Australian Open, the second Test between England and Pakistan, golf from Abu Dhabi and transfer news ahead of deadline day.
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Live - Pakistan v England

Friday, January 27th 2012, 5:29
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Monty Panesar takes three wickets as Pakistan battle in their second innings on the third day of the second Test against England in Abu Dhabi.
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Sportsday Live - Thursday, 26 January

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 20:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Sportsday Live featuring the latest from the Australian Open, the second Test between England and Pakistan, the golf from Abu Dhabi, transfer news ahead of deadline day and Olympics news.
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VIDEO: Pakistani's novel use for a rickshaw

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 17:40

A Pakistani man who lost his bookstore in the economic downturn now rides a rickshaw through the streets selling his books.
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Cook upbeat despite late wickets

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 15:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook believes England are in a strong position to push for a victory in the second Test again Pakistan.
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Pakistan heart drug deaths rise

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 14:57
related places: Lahore

At least 100 people have died in the Pakistani city of Lahore over the past three weeks because of faulty heart drugs, officials say.
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Pakistan fightback checks England

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 13:47
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

A late Pakistan revival undoes the good work of England's Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott on day two of the second Test in Abu Dhabi.
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VIDEO: New laws to protect Pakistan's women

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 2:05

Pakistan is set to introduce new laws which will make specific crimes of forced marriages and acid attacks on women.
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Faulty Pakistani drugs 'kill 70'

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 18:09
related places: Lahore

At least 70 people are believed to have died in the Pakistani city of Lahore over the past three weeks because of faulty heart drugs, officials say.
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Broad & Swann put England on top

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 13:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann both take three wickets as England have the better of the first day of the second Test against Pakistan.
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Pakistani nominee has Oscar dream

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 12:29

Film-maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy tells the BBC that winning Pakistan's first Oscar nomination, for a documentary on acid attacks, is a dream come true.
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Sportsday Live - breaking news

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 7:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sportsday Live featuring the latest on Andy Murray's quarter-final win at the Australian Open, the second Test between England and Pakistan, the Harry Redknapp trial and transfer news.
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Live - Pakistan v England

Wednesday, January 25th 2012, 5:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan win the toss and bat first against England in the second Test in Abu Dhabi - with England seamer Chris Tremlett flying home because of injury.
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Foodistan: India-Pakistan chefs fight for taste buds

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 0:34
related countries: India India

Indian and Pakistani chefs battle for culinary supremacy
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US drone 'kills five' in Pakistan

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 8:03
related countries: United States United States

A drone attack in a volatile tribal region of north-west Pakistan kills at least five suspected militants, officials say.
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Pakistan man 'posed as general'

Friday, January 20th 2012, 15:43
related places: Karachi

Police in the Pakistani city of Karachi arrest an alleged confidence trickster who spent three years posing as an army general.
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England were undercooked - Flower

Friday, January 20th 2012, 11:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Team director Andy Flower admits England were "undercooked" going into the Test series against Pakistan.
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Two foreigners seized in Pakistan

Friday, January 20th 2012, 8:00
related countries: Germany Germany, Italy Italy
related places: Multan

Two foreigners, one Italian and one believed to be German, have been kidnapped in the central city of Multan, according to local officials.
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England will not panic - Strauss

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 14:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Andrew Strauss says England will not make any dramatic changes in the wake of the 10-wicket defeat by Pakistan in the first Test in Dubai.
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England crumble to heavy defeat

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 13:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England fold to a humiliating defeat by 10 wickets as their woeful batting performance helps Pakistan go 1-0 up in the three-Test series.
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Spy chief quits in secrecy gaffe

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 11:31
related countries: Norway Norway

Norway's head of intelligence Janne Kristiansen resigns because she said too much about Pakistan during a parliamentary hearing.
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Gilani holds firm in contempt row

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 10:16

Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani goes before the Supreme Court to defend his decision not to reopen a corruption case against President Zardari.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 8:00
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sportsday Live featuring reaction to England's heavy defeat to Pakistan, the latest news from the Australian Open, and football transfer news plus more.
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Live - Pakistan v England

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 5:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan complete a huge victory over England in Dubai, winning by 10 wickets to go 1-0 up in the three-match series.
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Taliban admit reporter's murder

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 18:33
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

The Taliban in Pakistan say they killed journalist Mukarram Khan Atif, who was shot on Tuesday near the city of Peshawar.
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VIDEO: The growing tension inside Pakistan

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 18:19

Tensions mount in Pakistan as it faces a crisis which involves politicians, the military and the supreme court.
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Death of Pakistan's IT girl genius

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 18:08

Death of Arfa casts spotlight on Pakistan's bright young talents
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Quick wickets needed, says Broad

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 15:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pace bowler Stuart Broad says England need to wrap up the Pakistan tail quickly on the third morning of the first Test in Dubai.
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England fightback rocks Pakistan

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 13:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Late wickets for Graeme Swann and James Anderson round off a vastly improved England display as Pakistan close the second day of the first Test on 288-7, a lead of 96.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 8:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Amir Khan

Sportsday Live featuring updates on the future of Darlington Football Club, Amir Khan's fight for a rematch, England's progress in their Test against Pakistan, reaction from the Australian Open, and the latest football transfer news plus more.
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Pakistan puts off US envoy's trip

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 8:11
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan postpones a visit by US Special Envoy Marc Grossman until a parliamentary review of bilateral relations is completed.
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Live - Pakistan v England

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 5:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England take late wickets to restrict Pakistan to 288-7 at the close on day two of the first Test in Dubai.
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VIDEO: Pakistani Hindus fear forced conversion

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 17:02

The Hindu community in Pakistan says their girls are being kidnapped, converted to Islam and forcibly married to Muslim men.
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Ajmal the key to series - Vaughan

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 16:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former captain Michael Vaughan suggests that unless England quickly learn how to play Pakistan spinner Saaed Ajmal they will lose the series.
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Live - Pakistan v England

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 5:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan close on 42-0 to underline their dominance on day one of the Test series against England having dismissed Andrew Strauss's side for 192 thanks to Saeed Ajmal's career-best 7-55.
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Pakistan PM faces contempt charge

Monday, January 16th 2012, 17:43

Pakistan's Supreme Court issues a contempt order against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, raising fresh tensions between the government, courts and army.
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VIDEO: Pakistan PM faces contempt order

Monday, January 16th 2012, 15:03

Pakistan's Supreme Court has issued a contempt order against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, raising the prospect of his prosecution.
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VIDEO: Pink bus service for Pakistani women

Monday, January 16th 2012, 14:08
related places: Lahore

A bus service has been launched in Lahore for female commuters only.
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Pakistan braced for day of tests

Monday, January 16th 2012, 7:47

Pakistan's Supreme Court begins a corruption hearing which could pave the way to dimissing the government, on a day of crucial legal challenges.
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VIDEO: Pakistan Shias killed in bombing

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 23:26
related places: Khanpur

At least 18 people have died and at least 20 wounded in a bomb attack on a Shia Muslim religious procession in the central Pakistan city of Khanpur.
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Fatal blast hits Pakistan Shias

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 14:38

A bomb blast has killed at least 17 people at a Shia religious procession in central Pakistan, officials say.
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Embattled Pakistan PM lauds army

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 15:52

Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani says his government fully supports the armed forces, amid a deepening crisis with the country's military.
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Swann wants Panesar in Test side

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 11:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graeme Swann is keen to be partnered by fellow England spinner Monty Panesar in next week's Test against Pakistan.
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England win final warm-up match

Friday, January 13th 2012, 15:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Graham Onions take three wickets as England beat the Pakistan Cricket Board XI by 100 runs ahead of the Pakistan Test series.
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Gilani seeks support in crisis

Friday, January 13th 2012, 14:45

Pakistan's PM Yousuf Raza Gilani says parliament must choose between "democracy and dictatorship", in a critical vote of confidence.
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Sportsday Live - Friday 13 January

Friday, January 13th 2012, 8:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sportsday Live on the BBC Sport website featuring news on the England cricket team's preparations ahead of their Test series against Pakistan, tennis and the build-up to the Australian Open, and the latest transfer news plus more.
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Embattled Pakistan leader returns

Friday, January 13th 2012, 4:50

President Asif Ali Zardari returns from a private trip to Dubai, amid a deepening political crisis with the military which has raised fears over Pakistan's stability.
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Q&A: Renewed instability in Pakistan

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 15:15

Tensions between the government, the judiciary and the army
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Ominous turf war in Pakistan

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 20:08

Pakistan's powerful military heaps pressure on civilian government
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Bangladesh war crime suspect held

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 12:06
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh arrests an Islamist leader on charges of masterminding war crimes during the 1971 liberation struggle against Pakistan, lawyers say.
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'Drone' kills three in Pakistan

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 4:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A US drone attack kills at least three militants in Pakistan's tribal area near the Afghan border, local intelligence officials say.
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Deadly blast at Pakistan bus stop

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 11:56
related places: Khyber

At least 30 people are killed after a bomb explosion at a bus terminal in the Khyber tribal region of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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US scholars' concerns for Haqqani

Monday, January 9th 2012, 14:07
related countries: United States United States

A group of prominent US scholars expresses concern to Hillary Clinton over the safety of Husain Haqqani, the former Pakistani envoy to the US.
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Abducted Pakistan troops killed

Monday, January 9th 2012, 10:15

At least 10 paramilitary troops abducted last month are found shot dead in a volatile tribal area of north-west Pakistan, security officials say.
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Musharraf 'to return to Pakistan'

Sunday, January 8th 2012, 22:19

Pakistan's former military leader Gen Pervez Musharraf says he plans to end his self-imposed exile and tells his supporters to prepare for elections.
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Pakistan Taliban free 17 hostages

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 16:24
related places: Taliban

The Taliban have freed 17 young men from north-west Pakistan who they seized four months ago, officials say.
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Kidnapped Pakistan police killed

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 10:49
related places: Taliban

At least 15 members of a tribal security force are found shot dead in the Taliban stronghold of North Waziristan in north-west Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's school of hockey stars

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 8:49

Pakistan's hockey team is indebted to one school in the Punjab.
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Iranian guards held in Pakistan

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 9:01
related countries: Iran Iran

Pakistani police detain three Iranian border guards after they allegedly crossed the border killing one man and wounding another they had been pursuing, officials say.
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2011: New low for US-Pakistan relations

Saturday, December 31st 2011, 2:19
related countries: United States United States

From bad to worse in a disastrous year for US-Pakistani relations
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VIDEO: Family dispute tragedy in Pakistan

Friday, December 30th 2011, 17:33

14 people from the same family have been killed in a dispute over land in central Pakistan, most of them were burned alive in their own homes.
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Pakistan court probes 'memogate'

Friday, December 30th 2011, 14:57
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's Supreme Court sets up an inquiry into a controversial unsigned memo that asked for US help in curbing the powers of the military.
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Pakistan murder case doctor dead

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 17:34

A doctor who testified that Pakistani security forces had killed a group of unarmed foreigners is himself shot dead.
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Pakistan journalists 'threatened'

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 15:48

High-profile Pakistani journalists say they have received threatening messages after publicly questioning the military's role.
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VIDEO: 'Turbulent' year for US-Pakistan relations

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 11:17
related countries: United States United States

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool looks back at a year when mistrust between Pakistan and the US reached an all-time high.
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Zardari criticises chief justice

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 18:58

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has said the country's top judge has ignored the murder of his wife, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.
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'No sack' for Pakistan army chief

Monday, December 26th 2011, 19:18

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani dismisses reports he is planning to sack the country's army and intelligence chiefs.
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VIDEO: Khan rally draws tens of thousands

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 21:36
related places: Karachi

Tens of thousands of people have turned out at a rally in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi for former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan.
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Mass turnout for Pakistan's Imran

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 16:34
related places: Karachi

Tens of thousands of people attend a rally in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi for former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan.
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VIDEO: Huge rally for Pakistan's Khan

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 15:28
related places: Karachi, Khan

Tens of thousands of people have converged on Karachi to cement Imran Khan's status as a rising force in Pakistani politics.
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