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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

Pakistan army in drone outburst

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 18:31
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani condemns the latest US drone raid as "intolerable", in an unusually strong statement.
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Pakistan drone strike 'kills 40'

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 17:27

At least 40 people, most of them civilians, have been killed in a US drone strike in the Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Trial date set for Pakistan trio

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 15:40

Three former Pakistan cricketers facing conspiracy charges are granted unconditional bail ahead of a trial starting on 20 May.
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Pakistan anger over Davis release

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 8:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Davis, Lawyers

Lawyers in Pakistan stage protests over the decision on Wednesday by a court to release a US CIA contractor accused of two murders.
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Pakistan releases CIA contractor

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 18:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore

CIA contractor Raymond Davis - accused of killing two people in Lahore - is freed after "blood money" is paid to their families.
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Stabbed politician 'was watched'

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 12:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Pakistani politician stabbed to death in London may have been followed on the day of the attack, police say.
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Pakistan drones 'kill militants'

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 5:34

At least five suspected militants die in a drone strike in the troubled Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Row over Pakistan Christian death

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 16:55
related places: Karachi

A Christian convicted of blasphemy in Pakistan dies in mysterious circumstances in a jail in the southern city of Karachi.
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Long wait on Pakistan death row

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 13:51

More than 8,000 prisoners sentenced to death by Pakistani courts over the past 20 years still languish in jail, the Asian Human Rights Commission says.
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Pakistan book quarter-final berth

Monday, March 14th 2011, 17:59
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Pakistan book a place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a comfortable seven-wicket victory (D/L method) over Zimbabwe in a rain-hit Group A match in Pallekele.
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Lahore court avoids Davis ruling

Monday, March 14th 2011, 8:53
related places: Lahore

A Pakistani court declines to rule on whether a CIA contractor arrested for killing two men in Lahore has diplomatic immunity.
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Pakistan drones 'kill militants'

Monday, March 14th 2011, 6:14

At least three suspected militants die in a drone strike in the troubled Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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UK 'gave torture tacit approval'

Monday, March 14th 2011, 0:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The former president of Pakistan says he was never told about Britain's disapproval of torture, a claim denied by British ex-officials.
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Court ruling spurs Karachi unrest

Friday, March 11th 2011, 11:54
related places: Karachi

A strike is under way across Pakistan's southern Sindh province after a controversial court decision to remove the head of an anti-corruption body.
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Pakistan militia warns government

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 12:06
related places: Taliban

The head of a powerful anti-Taliban militia in north-west Pakistan says he will stop co-operating with the government, one day after a deadly suicide bombing targeted his group.
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Pakistan educational 'emergency'

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 15:46

The Pakistani government says the country is in the midst of an educational emergency with disastrous human and economic consequences.
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Deadly attack at Pakistan funeral

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 14:17
related places: Peshawar

At least 36 people are killed in a suicide bombing at a funeral procession near the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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VIDEO: Deadly attack on Pakistan funeral

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 14:02
related places: Taliban

The Taliban say they were behind a suicide bombing which has killed at least 30 people at a funeral in Pakistan
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Pakistan v New Zealand as it happened

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 17:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Ross Taylor smashes a stunning 131 not out to help New Zealand beat Pakistan by 110 runs and take over the lead of Group A at the Cricket World Cup.
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Taylor blitz sets up NZ victory

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 16:37
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Ross Taylor celebrates his 27th birthday with a spectacular hundred as New Zealand thrash Pakistan by 110 runs in Pallekele to go top of Group A at the World Cup.
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Many killed in Pakistan car bomb

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 12:54
related places: Faisalabad

At least 20 people are killed and more than 120 are injured after a car bomb explodes at a gas station in the Pakistani city of Faisalabad.
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Kidnapped Pakistan judges rescued

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 12:46

Security forces in Pakistan rescue two judges who were kidnapped in the south-western province of Balochistan province last month, officials say.
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Funeral fury

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 0:35

Pakistani village bids farewell to assassinated minister
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VIDEO: Grief as slain minister buried in Pakistan

Friday, March 4th 2011, 22:34

Thousands of mourners have attended the funeral of murdered minorities minister Shahbaz Bhatti in Pakistan.
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Pakistani Christians bury leader

Friday, March 4th 2011, 15:47

Thousands of Pakistani Christians attend the funeral of former minister Shahbaz Bhatti, who was killed after urging reform for blasphemy laws.
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Pakistan mourns murdered minister

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 18:13

Pakistan announces three days of mourning for former minorities minister, Shahbaz Bhatti, who was shot dead after urging reform to blasphemy laws.
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Pakistan edge past plucky Canada

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 16:56
related countries: Canada Canada

Skipper Shahid Afridi takes 5-23 as Pakistan survive a scare to beat Canada by 46 runs in their World Cup Group A match in Colombo.
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Climate of fear

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 15:55

How doomed Pakistan minister called to say 'goodbye'
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Karachi hit by transport strike

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 12:07
related places: Karachi

Transport and business in the Pakistani city of Karachi are severely disrupted because of a strike in protest at rising fuel prices.
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Pakistan explosion 'kills four'

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 11:38
related places: Hangu

At least four people including three policemen are killed after an explosion in Hangu, north-west Pakistan, police tell the BBC.
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Pakistani minister assassinated

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 18:16
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan's minorities minister is shot dead in Islamabad - the second murder this year of a politician who had backed reform to blasphemy laws.
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VIDEO: Christian Pakistani minister murdered

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 16:47
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani Minorities Minister Shahbaz Bhatti has been shot dead by gunmen who ambushed his car in broad daylight in the capital, Islamabad.
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Pakistan 'to top UK's aid list'

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 6:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan could become the UK's biggest aid recipient by 2015, according to plans unveiled by the British government.
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Pakistan cricketers to fight bans

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 14:31

Pakistan trio Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir file appeals to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against bans for spot-fixing.
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Fury over Pakistan oil price rise

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 11:40

Pakistan increases fuel prices by almost 10%, sparking an outcry from political groups.
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Blood money

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 7:33

The hidden players in Pakistan's 'CIA spy' saga
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Strike over Balochistan missing

Monday, February 28th 2011, 9:25

Lawyers across the Pakistani province of Balochistan are on strike to pressure the authorities to take action over a series of alleged abductions.
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Efficient Pakistan beat Sri Lanka

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 17:18
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi star as Pakistan earn an 11-run World Cup Group A win over Sri Lanka in Colombo.
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New date in 'CIA killer' hearing

Friday, February 25th 2011, 9:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore

The case of an American official held in Pakistan over the shootings of two men is adjourned until March 3.
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Pakistan tanker attack kills four

Friday, February 25th 2011, 4:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Four people are killed in north-west Pakistan after militants set fire to 12 tankers carrying fuel for Nato troops in Afghanistan.
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VIDEO: 'I wake up screaming and yelling'

Friday, February 25th 2011, 0:06
related countries: United States United States

A former detainee at the US naval base in Guantanamo Bay tells the BBC's Orla Guerin he is still fighting for his freedom two years after his return to Pakistan.
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Afridi stars in Pakistan victory

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 15:56
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Captain Shahid Afridi takes five wickets as Pakistan complete a resounding 205 run-win World Cup win over Kenya in Hambantota.
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Lahore shooting suspect 'was CIA'

Monday, February 21st 2011, 18:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore

A US man held in Pakistan over the shootings of two men in Lahore was secretly working for the CIA at the time, reports quoting unnamed US officials state.
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'Militants' die in drone attack

Monday, February 21st 2011, 11:21
related countries: United States United States

At least four suspected militants are killed in a US drone strike in north-west Pakistan, local officials say.
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VIDEO: Teen 'victim': 'Stop drone use'

Monday, February 21st 2011, 6:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Stop

A 15-year-old teenager from Pakistan who says he lost both legs and one eye during a US drone strike, calls for an end to the attacks.
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Pakistani singer fined in India

Monday, February 21st 2011, 4:24
related countries: India India

Indian authorities ask Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to pay a fine of $33,000 for breaking foreign exchange rules.
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Lahore judge orders driver arrest

Friday, February 18th 2011, 10:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore

A Pakistani judge has ordered the arrest of the driver of a second US vehicle involved in a shooting in Lahore, which has fuelled tensions with the US.
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Pakistan postpones Davis decision

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 12:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore, Davis

A Pakistani court postpones until 14 March a decision on whether a US man arrested for killing two men in Lahore has diplomatic immunity.
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VIDEO: US vows to probe Pakistan killings

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 23:54
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

US Senator John Kerry has said an American man arrested for killing two Pakistani men will be subjected to a criminal inquiry at home if Islamabad releases him.
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US vows to probe Pakistan killing

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 18:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

US Senator John Kerry says an American held for killing two Pakistani men will be subjected to a criminal inquiry at home if Islamabad releases him.
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On the march

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 9:51

How extremists are making capital in weak Pakistan
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US Senator enters Davis dispute

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 18:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore

Influential US Senator John Kerry arrives in Pakistan in a bid to resolve a row sparked by the arrest of a US citizen for killing two men in Lahore.
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US to name Afghan-Pakistan envoy

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 7:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Retired diplomat Marc Grossman has been chosen as the next US envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, a US official tells the BBC.
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Pakistani star released in Delhi

Monday, February 14th 2011, 16:01

Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is released after being held at Delhi airport for allegedly carrying a large amount of undeclared cash.
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Qadri charged with Taseer murder

Monday, February 14th 2011, 14:40

A police bodyguard who confessed to the killing of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer is charged with murder in a Pakistani court.
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Twelve die in Pakistan bus fire

Monday, February 14th 2011, 10:15

At least 12 members of a wedding party are burnt to death when their bus catches fire in northern Pakistan, police say.
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Pakistan seeks Musharraf's arrest

Saturday, February 12th 2011, 12:06

A Pakistani court issues an arrest warrant for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over the 2007 assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto.
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US man shot pair 'in cold blood'

Friday, February 11th 2011, 10:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore

Pakistani police says a US citizen in custody over the deaths of two men in Lahore is guilty of murder, in a case fuelling tensions with Washington.
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S Asia rivals resume peace talks

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 14:23
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India and Pakistan agree to resume wide-ranging peace talks, which were suspended after Pakistan-based militants attacked Mumbai in 2008.
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'Schoolboy' bomber hits Pakistan

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 12:10

A suicide bomber dressed in school uniform attacks an army facility in Pakistan, killing at least 31 people and injuring 40 others, officials say.
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Butt handed World Cup pundit deal

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 18:58

Banned former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has been signed up to be an expert for a television channel during the Cricket World Cup.
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Junaid to replace injured Tanvir

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 18:30

Fast bowler Sohail Tanvir is ruled out of Pakistan's World Cup campaign, and will be replaced by Junaid Khan.
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Pakistan cabinet quits for revamp

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 14:31

Pakistan's cabinet quits as part of plans to reduce the number of ministers by more than a third and slash government spending amid an economic crisis.
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Pakistan strike grounds flights

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 17:18
related places: Pia

Pakistan's state-owned airline PIA cancels some flights as staff strike in protest at a planned route-sharing deal.
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Pakistan Board backs players' ban

Monday, February 7th 2011, 13:51

The Pakistan Cricket Board have backed the ICC anti-corruption tribunal which has banned three Pakistan cricketers for spot fixing.
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Pakistan widow takes her own life

Monday, February 7th 2011, 6:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lahore

The widow of a Pakistani man killed in Lahore by US official Raymond Davis dies a day after taking poison.
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India and Pakistan officials meet

Monday, February 7th 2011, 5:40
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan, India India
related places: Thimphu

The top diplomats of India and Pakistan meet in Bhutan's capital, Thimphu, in the first high-level meeting between the two countries since July.
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Long bans for Pakistan cricketers

Saturday, February 5th 2011, 15:12

An International Cricket Council tribunal finds Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir guilty of corruption, with the trio each receiving bans of at least five years.
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Pakistan cricketers face charges

Friday, February 4th 2011, 22:02

Three members of the Pakistan cricket team and an agent are to face corruption charges, the Crown Prosecution Service announces.
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Thousands flee Pakistan fighting

Friday, February 4th 2011, 15:18
related places: Mohmand

At least 20,000 people have fled fierce fighting between troops and militants in the Pakistani tribal region of Mohmand, officials and witnesses say.
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Afridi named as World Cup captain

Friday, February 4th 2011, 10:47
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Shahid Afridi will lead Pakistan in the cricket World Cup after captaining his country to a one-day series victory in New Zealand.
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Karachi police swoop on 'killers'

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 18:15
related places: Karachi

Police in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi arrest three men accused of carrying out targeted political killings.
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