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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 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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Pakistan mosque attack toll rises

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 10:23

The number of people killed in a Friday prayers attack on a mosque in north-west Pakistan has risen to 72, local officials say, as funerals take place.
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55 dead in Pakistan mosque blast

Friday, November 5th 2010, 16:43

A suicide bomber has attacked a mosque in Pakistan killing at least 55 people and demolishing most of the building.
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Pakistan mosque bomb kills scores

Friday, November 5th 2010, 16:16

A suicide bomb attack on a packed mosque during Friday prayers in north-west Pakistan leaves at least 55 people dead and dozens more injured, local officials say.
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Karachi aircraft crash 'kills 21'

Friday, November 5th 2010, 4:04
related places: Karachi

A charter plane crashes shortly after take-off from Karachi airport and reports say all 21 people on board have been killed.
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Fears of militancy in Kashmir

Friday, November 5th 2010, 2:53
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

For more than 60 years India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir - currently split between the two of them - now trouble is again brewing on both sides.
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Drone attacks kill 13 in Pakistan

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 7:52

Missiles fired by a suspected drone kill at least 13 suspected militants in north-west Pakistan, local officials say.
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Pakistan suspend trio's contracts

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 19:37

The Pakistan Cricket Board suspends the central contracts of Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif who are under investigation for alleged spot-fixing.
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Village without hope

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 1:54

The Pakistan flood victims still to receive aid
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S Africa edge thrilling one-dayer

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 20:03
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa narrowly avoid a second successive last-over defeat by Pakistan to win a thrilling third one-day international in Dubai.
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Pakistan sect told to dig up body

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 16:18
related places: Ahmadi

Police in Pakistan force a family of the Ahmadi sect to exhume the body of a relative because it was buried in a Muslim graveyard.
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Heart for the poor

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 1:01
related countries: Germany Germany

Life and work of the German nun dubbed Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa'
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Pakistan drone attack kills five

Monday, November 1st 2010, 11:38
related countries: United States United States

At least five militants are killed in a US drone attack in north-western Pakistan, local intelligence officials say.
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Nato tankers attacked in Pakistan

Monday, November 1st 2010, 8:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Gunmen in north-west Pakistan fire on two tankers carrying fuel to Nato troops in Afghanistan, wounding at least three people, police said.
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Razzaq century stuns South Africa

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 19:21
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

Abdul Razzaq hits a sensational 109 not out from 72 balls with 10 sixes as Pakistan stage an astonishing recovery to beat South Africa in Abu Dhabi.
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ICC upholds Pakistan suspensions

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 10:20

The International Cricket Council upholds the provisional suspensions of two of the Pakistan players at the centre of spot-fixing allegations.
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Pakistan flood food 'running out'

Friday, October 29th 2010, 7:59

The UN warns its supply of food aid for victims of Pakistan's floods will run out by the start of December, and that with winter's onset, seven million people still do not have adequate shelter.
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Losing hope

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 21:21

Pakistan's forgotten flood victims still wait for help
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Butt hopeful of return to action

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 10:10

Pakistan batsman Salman Butt is confident of playing again as the ICC prepare to look into spot-fixing allegations this weekend.
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Pakistan floods three months on

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 8:48

It is around three months since heavy flooding devastated Pakistan.
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Pakistan drone attacks 'kill 11'

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 5:41

At least 11 suspected militants have been killed in drone attacks in tribal areas Pakistan since Wednesday, officials say.
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South Africa seal series victory

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 20:11
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

South Africa beat Pakistan by six wickets in the second Twenty20 international in Abu Dhabi.
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Pakistan 'clears insurgent stronghold'

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 4:08

Pakistan says it has cleared most militants from tribal areas in Orakzai.
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Dream to die

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 22:25

Pakistani boy who wanted to be a suicide bomber
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Army blockades anti-Taliban tribe

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 13:34
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's military authorities have blockaded a strategically important district in the country's north, sealing in a fiercely anti-Taliban tribe.
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Deadly bomb at Punjab Sufi shrine

Monday, October 25th 2010, 7:16

A motorcycle bomb kills six people outside a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province - the latest in a string of attacks on followers of the mystical branch of Islam.
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Asif withdraws ICC ban challenge

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 19:55

Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif withdraws his appeal against the provisional suspension handed to him by the International Cricket Council.
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Caan 'regrets' offer to buy baby

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 13:16

Dragons' Den star James Caan admits it was "clearly wrong" to offer to buy a baby girl from a family in a flood-hit Pakistani village.
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US to give Pakistan military $2bn

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 13:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces Washington plans to provide $2bn in military aid to Pakistan.
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Landmine kills Pakistani soldiers

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 10:09

Six soldiers are killed in a roadside bombing in north-west Pakistan, while two people die in a blast in a mosque on the outskirts of Peshawar.
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New US aid for Pakistan military

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 2:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

The US is set to announce a significant package of military and security aid to Pakistan on Friday, the final day of the latest US-Pakistan strategic talks.
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Pakistani denial

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 10:53

Why a troubled nation is failing to confront its problems
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Pakistan delay over judges' jobs

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 9:45

Pakistan's Supreme Court tells parliament to review a decision which gives the legislature a say in the appointment of top judges.
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Key Pakistan Taliban tribal talks

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 8:30
related places: Taliban

Talks are taking place between the Taliban and the main tribe controlling a strategically important part of north-west Pakistan, tribal sources say.
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Former Pakistani president dies

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 12:32

Former Pakistani President Farooq Ahmad Khan Leghari dies after a long illness.
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Karachi's deadly mayhem steps up

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 10:15
related places: Islamabad, Karachi

Ten people die in continuing political and ethnic violence in Karachi, raising fears of a return to the Pakistani city's deadliest days of the 1990s.
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Gunmen kill 25 in Pakistani city

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 4:05
related places: Karachi

At least 25 people have been killed in attacks by gunmen in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, police say.
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Gunmen kill 25 in Pakistani city

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 19:48
related places: Karachi

At least 25 people are killed and dozens injured in attacks by gunmen in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, police say.
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Pakistan launch new conduct code

Monday, October 18th 2010, 15:43

The Pakistan Cricket Board announces a new code of conduct for its players, following recent recommendations by the International Cricket Council.
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Pakistani man marries twice in 24 hours

Monday, October 18th 2010, 11:44

A Pakistani man's solution to the age-old dilemma of whether to embark on an arranged or a love marriage captivates the country's media.
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Violence mars tense Karachi poll

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 14:17
related places: Karachi

Voting takes place in a tense by-election sparked by a politician's murder in Pakistan's city of Karachi, with at least 25 people killed in fresh violence.
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Kidnap surge in Pakistan province

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 6:22

A massive rise in kidnappings for ransom is reported from Pakistan's troubled Khyber Pakthoonkhwa province this year, police officials say.
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Pakistan air raid 'kills foreigners'

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 22:56
related countries: United States United States

Eight militants, including four foreign nationals, have been killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, officials say.
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India thrash Pakistan in hockey

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 15:05
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India beat arch rivals Pakistan 7-4 in the men's hockey to set up a semi-final against England, while a crucial error sees Australia miss out on shooting bronze.
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Pakistan drone raid 'kills seven'

Sunday, October 10th 2010, 9:05
related countries: United States United States

At least seven people have been killed in a US missile strike in north west Pakistan, security officials say.
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'Isaf operations are not impeded'

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 11:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Nato insists its war effort in Afghanistan has not been impeded by a row with Pakistan that has left its supply routes vulnerable.
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Tribal defiance

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 7:17
related places: Taliban

Remote part of Pakistan refuses to be cowed by Taliban
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Nato tankers ambushed in Pakistan

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 0:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Militants torch about 40 oil tankers carrying fuel for Nato in two separate attacks in Pakistan, as the US apologises for a cross-border helicopter raid.
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Breaking point

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 23:38

How can Pakistan cope as its troubles stack up?
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US apologises for helicopter raid

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 18:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

The US and Nato apologise for a recent helicopter attack that killed at least two Pakistani soldiers and sparked outrage across the country.
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'Five killed' in new drone attack

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 16:19

At least five suspected militants are killed in a drone attack in Pakistan, as officials link recent strikes to an alleged al-Qaeda plot to attack Europe.
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Drone strikes 'linked to EU plot'

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 13:48
related countries: United States United States

Officials are linking a recent increase in US drone missile attacks in Pakistan to efforts to disrupt a suspected al-Qaeda plot to attack European targets.
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BBC reporter flees Quetta explosion

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 9:52
related places: Nato, Quetta

BBC Urdu's Ayub Tareen was reporting on the ambush of Nato oil tankers in Quetta, Pakistan, when one of the tankers exploded.
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Date set for Pakistan trio appeal

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 8:02
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha

The appeals by the three Pakistan cricketers against their suspension over spot-fixing allegations will be heard in Doha on 30 and 31 October.
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Taliban 'remove Germans' bodies'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 16:00
related places: Arab

The Taliban remove the bodies of eight militants - four of them reportedly German - who were killed in a US drone strike, Pakistani security officials say.
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Militants 'trained in Pakistan'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 12:56
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf says that his forces trained militant groups to fight in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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Nato tanker hit by Pakistan blast

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 12:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

An oil tanker carrying fuel for Nato vehicles in Afghanistan has been targeted in a bomb attack in north-west Pakistan.
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Nato oil tankers hit in Pakistan

Monday, October 4th 2010, 17:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Militants destroy dozens of oil tankers bound for Nato troops and kill three people in an attack in Pakistan, in the second such incident in days.
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Nato oil tankers set ablaze in Pakistan

Monday, October 4th 2010, 1:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Islamabad, Nato

At least six people have been killed in an attack on a fuel depot supplying Nato troops in Afghanistan. Twenty-seven tankers were set on fire by suspected militants in the attack close to the capital Islamabad.
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Pakistan drone attacks kill nine

Saturday, October 2nd 2010, 13:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nato

Nine suspected militants are killed in two US drone attacks, amid tensions between Pakistan and Nato over a cross-border assault on Thursday.
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