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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

China PM hails Pakistan in speech

Sunday, December 19th 2010, 13:08
related countries: China China

Chinese Prime Minster Wen Jiabao praises Pakistan's efforts against international terrorism, in a speech to a joint session of parliament.
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Scores die in Khyber drone raids

Friday, December 17th 2010, 18:40
related countries: United States United States

Nearly 60 people die in a series of rare attacks by US drones in Pakistan's Khyber region, as the CIA withdraws its top spy from the country.
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China's Wen begins Pakistan trip

Friday, December 17th 2010, 15:46
related countries: China China

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao begins an official visit to Pakistan aimed at boosting trade and investment.
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Two Britons killed in drone attack

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 16:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Two white British al-Qaeda members have died in a suspected US drone raid in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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US Afghan policy 'hits al-Qaeda'

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 14:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Al-Qaeda's leadership in Pakistan is at its weakest since it fled Afghanistan in 2001, a US review of Afghan strategy says.
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Drone attack 'killed two Britons'

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 11:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Two white British al-Qaeda members have been killed in a suspected US drone attack in north-west Pakistan, local officials say.
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Homeboy hope

Thursday, December 16th 2010, 1:09

Pakistani author H M Naqvi talks about his debut novel
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China PM begins India trade trip

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 16:15
related countries: China China, India India

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao leads one of the largest Chinese business delegations ever to visit India as he begins a three-day state visit to shore up a bilateral relationship dogged by disputes.
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Pakistan coalition suffers blow

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 14:36

An Islamic party in Pakistan says it is withdrawing from the coalition government after the sacking of a minister belonging to the party.
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US envoy Richard Holbrooke dies

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 10:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Veteran

Tributes flow in following the death of veteran diplomat Richard Holbrooke, the US envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, after emergency surgery.
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Obama pays tribute to Richard Holbrooke

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 5:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Barack Obama has paid tribute to his special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, who has died.
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Bomb hits school bus in Pakistan

Monday, December 13th 2010, 15:45
related places: Peshawar

A roadside bomb hits a school bus in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing a teenage boy and a bus driver.
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Sick Holbrooke gets Karzai call

Monday, December 13th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Veteran US diplomat Richard Holbrooke has received calls from Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, the State Department says.
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Pakistan teachers 'being killed'

Monday, December 13th 2010, 11:01

Militants are systematically targeting and killing teachers in Pakistan's south-western province of Balochistan, says Human Rights Watch.
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Among the masses

Monday, December 13th 2010, 4:58

Pakistani surgeon brings hope to flood victims
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Holbrooke in 'critical condition'

Sunday, December 12th 2010, 2:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Richard Holbrooke, the US envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been taken critically ill with a torn aorta, the US state department says.
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Gas pipeline to cross Afghanistan

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 23:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India, Turkmenistan Turkmenistan

A deal is struck on building a pipeline to carry Turkmen natural gas across Afghanistan to Pakistan and India.
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Car bomber rams Pakistan hospital

Friday, December 10th 2010, 16:24

A suicide bomber rams an explosives-laden vehicle into a hospital, killing 11 people in north-west Pakistan, say police.
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Pakistan media in Wikileaks hoax

Friday, December 10th 2010, 13:35
related countries: India India

Pakistani newspapers acknowledge they were hoaxed after publishing reports based on bogus Wikileaks cables containing anti-Indian propaganda.
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Nobel ceremony: Why stay away?

Friday, December 10th 2010, 10:29
related countries: China China, Russia Russia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Of about 50 countries invited to the Nobel ceremony, almost a third are staying away, including Russia, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, many as a result of Chinese pressure.
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Man held over politician's murder

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A man is arrested on suspicion of the murder of a Pakistani politician who was stabbed to death in north London.
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Suicide blast in Pakistan market

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 15:05

A suicide bomber attacks a market in the troubled north-western region of Pakistan, killing at least 16 people, police say.
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Hockey's sleeping giant awakens

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 8:52

2010 has been a year of ups and downs for Pakistan's hockey team.
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Suicide bomb on minister's convoy

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 8:26

A suicide bomber tries to kill the chief minister of Pakistan's southern province of Balochistan, blowing himself up near his motorcade.
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Pakistan drone attack kills five

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 3:42
related countries: United States United States

Five suspected militants die in a US drone strike in north-western Pakistan, Pakistani officials say.
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Blasphemy row

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 0:31

Pakistan divided over Christian death row woman
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Dozens killed in Pakistan attack

Monday, December 6th 2010, 12:56
related places: Mohmand

A suicide bomb attack in the Mohmand region of north-west Pakistan leaves at least 40 people dead, local officials say.
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Wikileaks claim on Mumbai accused

Monday, December 6th 2010, 10:17
related places: Lashkar

The alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks was running Lashkar-e-Taiba even as he was in prison in Pakistan, cables released by Wikileaks suggest.
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Fear for Pakistan's death row Christian

Monday, December 6th 2010, 1:12

There is growing concern over the fate of a Christian woman, Aasiya Bibi, who is on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy.
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Pakistan police on Bhutto charges

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 14:50
related places: Bhutto

A court in Pakistan issues arrest warrants for two senior police officers on charges of negligence over the 2007 assassination of Benazir Bhutto.
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ICC chief wants Pakistan decision

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 9:36

International Cricket Council chief Haroon Lorgat will be "disappointed" if the case against three Pakistan cricketers accused of spot-fixing does not go the ICC'S way.
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Pakistan 'shared Mumbai research'

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 6:12
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan agreed to a US plan to share its data on the 2008 Mumbai attacks with India, US cables published by Wikileaks have revealed.
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Clinging on

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 0:05

The challenges facing baby born at height of Pakistan's floods
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UN visits Pakistan flood victims

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 9:00

UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos is visiting Pakistan to refocus attention on those still suffering as a result of the flood disaster earlier this year.
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More misery

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 1:41

Pakistani flood victims must now brace for winter
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Pakistan dismisses Wikileaks fear

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 21:23
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan rejects fears expressed in US diplomatic cables, revealed by Wikileaks, that its nuclear material could fall into the hands of terrorists.
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Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 14:21
related countries: Spain Spain

Seven men are arrested in Spain and three in Thailand on suspicion of links to the Pakistani militant group blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Leaks reveal Pakistan arms fears

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 6:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US and UK diplomats feared Pakistan's nuclear material could fall into the hands of terrorists, classified US cables revealed by Wikileaks show.
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Leaks reveal Pakistan arms fears

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 22:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

US and UK diplomats feared Pakistan's nuclear material could fall into the hands of terrorists, the latest leaked classified US diplomatic cables reveal.
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Drone victim to sue US for $500m

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 11:06
related countries: United States United States

A Pakistani tribesman plans to sue the CIA for $500m (£320m), blaming it for the deaths of his family members last year in a drone attack.
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Pakistan suicide blast kills six

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 8:57

A suicide bomber blows himself up near a police van in north-western Pakistan, killing six people and injuring nearly 20.
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Wikileaks cables leak criticised

Monday, November 29th 2010, 15:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: White House

The publication of confidential US diplomatic cables by Wikileaks has been criticised by governments including Britain, America and Pakistan - the White House described it as "reckless".
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Pakistan confirms Wikileaks claim

Monday, November 29th 2010, 11:55
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Pakistan confirms claims by Wikileaks that the US had wanted nuclear fuel to be removed from a plant, but plays down suggestions unflattering comments were made about President Zardari by the Saudi king.
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Cargo jet in fatal Karachi crash

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 14:54
related places: Karachi

A Russian-made cargo plane carrying eight people crashes after take-off from Karachi airport in Pakistan, killing all those on board and three on the ground.
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Fireball plane crash in Karachi

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 3:11
related places: Karachi

Passengers die after a plane crashes near a military housing complex in the Pakistani city of Karachi.
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Pakistan suicide attack 'foiled'

Friday, November 26th 2010, 11:07
related places: Islamabad

Police in Pakistan have prevented two would-be suicide bombers from attacking a mosque in the capital Islamabad, officials say.
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US blacklists Pakistani charity

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 8:38
related countries: United States United States

The US state department adds a Pakistani charity allegedly linked to militancy to its terror blacklist.
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Killings claim in Pakistan region

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 16:04

Pakistan's security agencies are "definitely" involved in extrajudicial killings in Balochistan, the province's chief minister tells the BBC.
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Pakistan denies aid corruption

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 7:59

Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik defends the way his country is distributing millions of dollars of flood relief.
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Pakistan collapse kills 14 women

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 14:24

Fourteen women die as a crowded porch above a sewage tank collapses during a funeral in north-western Pakistan.
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Pakistan blasphemy law 'must end'

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 9:25

Calls for Pakistan's blasphemy law to be repealed are renewed after a Christian woman was sentenced to death following a squabble with villagers.
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Pakistan's Hajj accused remanded

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 12:19
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Pakistan's former top Hajj official is kept in custody, amid an inquiry into what is being called the nation's biggest fraud relating to the Saudi pilgrimage.
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Pakistan drone strike 'kills 15'

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 7:13
related countries: United States United States

Fifteen suspected militants die in a US drone strike in north-western Pakistan, intelligence officials say.
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Kidnapped Afghan diplomat freed

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 16:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An Afghan diplomat set to be ambassador to Pakistan when he was kidnapped by Pakistani militants two years ago is freed.
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Pakistani death sentence appeal

Friday, November 12th 2010, 15:55

Relatives of a Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for insulting the Prophet Muhammad say they will appeal against her conviction.
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Karachi bomb attack funerals held

Friday, November 12th 2010, 14:15
related places: Karachi

Funerals are held for victims of the attack on anti-terrorist police headquarters in the Pakistani city of Karachi, which left 20 dead.
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Deadly raid on Karachi police HQ

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 20:49
related places: Karachi

A militant attack on an anti-terrorist police headquarters in Pakistan's largest city leaves 20 dead and at least 100 injured.
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Haider 'making stand over fixing'

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 18:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Pakistan cricketer Zulqarnain Haider says he fled to London and went public with his match-fixing concerns to help stamp corruption out of the sport.
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Pakistan in $700m flood tax move

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 12:19

Pakistan announces mid-year measures to raise more than $700m (£435m) to support people affected by the monsoon floods over the summer.
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Haider wants to 'live in peace'

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 7:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider is seeking asylum in the United Kingdom and has confirmed he is retiring from international cricket.
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Haider wants to 'live in peace'

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 23:03
related places: Haider

Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider is seeking asylum in the United Kingdom and has confirmed he is retiring from international cricket.
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France arrests terrorist suspects

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 12:29
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Five people believed to have trained as Islamist militants in Pakistan are arrested in and around the French capital Paris.
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Cricketer Haider may seek asylum

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 9:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Pakistan cricketer Zulqarnain Haider tells Pakistan's Geo TV he may seek political asylum in the UK, after fleeing to London from a team camp in Dubai.
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'Missing' Pakistan cricketer arrives in UK

Monday, November 8th 2010, 23:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Pakistan cricket faces a new crisis after wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider turns up in London after leaving the team camp in Dubai without permission.
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South Africa win Pakistan decider

Monday, November 8th 2010, 18:30
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis plays a big role as South Africa win the final one-day international against Pakistan to claim the series 3-2.
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Pakistan strike over held teacher

Monday, November 8th 2010, 10:22

Teachers in the north-western Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa strike over a kidnapped university vice-chancellor.
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Pakistan drone attacks 'kill 13'

Monday, November 8th 2010, 3:26

Missiles fired by suspected drones kill at least 13 suspected militants in north-west Pakistan, local officials say.
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US: Pakistan 'too slow' on terror

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 14:39
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has criticised the pace of Pakistan's fight against militants within its borders.
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US: Pakistan 'too slow' on terror

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 12:32
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama criticises Pakistan's progress in fighting domestic terrorism, saying it was not as quick as the US would like.
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In pictures

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 1:50

Enduring misery for Pakistan flood victims
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Karachi tense for Farooq funeral

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 12:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Thousands throng the streets of Karachi, amid tight security, for the funeral of a Pakistani politician murdered outside his London home.
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