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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

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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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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