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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

US missiles 'kill al-Qaeda chief'

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 16:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A senior al-Qaeda figure in Afghanistan and Pakistan is killed in a suspected US drone missile strike, Pakistani officials say.
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Somali pirate chief faces death

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A pirate ringleader is sentenced to death by a court in the Somali region of Puntland for the murder in June of the Pakistani captain of a hijacked cargo ship.
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Militants 'hijack' Kashmir cause

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 10:54
related places: Jammu, Kashmir, Kashmiri

The Kashmiri separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) strongly criticises Pakistani militants for "hijacking" their cause.
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Pakistan anger at Nato-led raids

Monday, September 27th 2010, 16:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Pakistan officials says Nato-led raids which crossed into the country from Afghanistan and killed more than 50 insurgents were a violation of sovereignty.
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Nato pursues rebels into Pakistan

Monday, September 27th 2010, 14:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Nato-led forces have killed more than 50 insurgents on Pakistani soil after a rare manned pursuit across the border from Afghanistan, officials say.
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Pakistan tour manager Saeed quits

Monday, September 27th 2010, 14:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The fallout from Pakistan's troubled tour of England kicks off with the resignation of tour manager Yawar Saeed.
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Drones 'kill seven in Pakistan'

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 15:30
related countries: United States United States

A US drone strike has killed four suspected militants in north-western Pakistan, local officials say.
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Police probe plane alert 'hoax'

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 10:21
related countries: Canada Canada, Sweden Sweden
related places: Toronto

Canadian police investigate whether a Pakistani plane flying from Toronto was diverted to Sweden because of a hoax call.
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Pakistan arms minister quits

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 8:42

The Pakistani minister for defence production resigns after accusing the military of carrying out assassinations, including that of Benazir Bhutto.
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Man freed after Sweden jet alert

Saturday, September 25th 2010, 16:24
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Stockholm

A man is released following police questioning in Sweden after a Pakistan-bound plane from Canada lands there amid fears that a bomb is on board.
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Pakistan's Sindh 'still deluged'

Saturday, September 25th 2010, 14:37

The UN warns that severe flooding is continuing to affect parts of Pakistan's southern Sindh province, two months after devastating monsoons hit.
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Trio cleared of Islamabad bombing

Saturday, September 25th 2010, 14:06
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Islamabad

A Pakistani court has acquitted three men accused of involvement in the bombing of the Danish embassy in Islamabad, a public prosecutor says.
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Drone raid kills four in Pakistan

Saturday, September 25th 2010, 11:22
related countries: United States United States

A US drone strike kills four suspected militants in north-western Pakistan, local officials say.
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Police in 'kidnapped' Briton hunt

Friday, September 24th 2010, 20:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Pakistan are searching for a British man who may have been kidnapped for ransom in the country's southern Sindh province.
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Trott & Riaz spat 'closed matter'

Friday, September 24th 2010, 19:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The England and Wales Cricket Board has told BBC Sport that batsman Jonathan Trott's scuffle with Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz is a "closed matter".
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Pakistanis protest at jail term

Friday, September 24th 2010, 15:22
related countries: United States United States

Pakistanis protest after a US court jails Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui for 86 years for attempting to kill US agents in Afghanistan in 2009.
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Pakistani scientist gets 86 years

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 20:27
related countries: United States United States

Aafia Siddiqui, the female Pakistani scientist convicted of attempting to kill US military personnel, is sentenced to 86 years in prison.
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Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 16:28

The England cricket team demands a "full and unreserved apology" from Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt over match-fixing allegations.
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Plea to find politician's killers

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 13:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The widow of an exiled Pakistani politician murdered outside his north London home makes an appeal for information to help find his killers.
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Morgan seals England series win

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 20:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eoin Morgan hits an unbeaten century as England beat Pakistan by 121 runs to win the one-day series 3-2.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 15:36

England beat Pakistan by 121 runs at the Rose Bowl to win the one-day international series 3-2 in their final game of the summer.
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Deadly Pakistan double drone raid

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 6:34
related countries: United States United States

At least 14 militants have died in a suspected US double drone strike in north-western Pakistan, according to local officials.
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Strauss outraged by fixing claims

Monday, September 20th 2010, 22:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss dismisses suggestions they deliberately lost last Friday's third one-day match against Pakistan in return for money.
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Pakistan level tainted ODI series

Monday, September 20th 2010, 20:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan beat England by 38 runs to take the one-day series to a deciding match at the Rose Bowl on a day overshadowed by further off-field controversies.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Monday, September 20th 2010, 11:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan beat England by 38 runs to win the fourth one-day international at Lord's and take the series to a decider.
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Deluge diary

Monday, September 20th 2010, 11:18

Seven-day Pakistan journey quite literally reaches end of the road
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Fresh floods hit southern Pakistan

Monday, September 20th 2010, 8:23

As the UN launches its largest ever response to a natural disaster, flood waters continue to devastate Pakistan.
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Series should continue - Strauss

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 13:27

Andrew Strauss says the one-day series against Pakistan should continue, while Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt says England should be investigated after their defeat at The Oval.
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Deluge diary

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 11:47

The Pakistani city overwhelmed by flood refugees
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Pakistan aid 'most challenging' operation

Sunday, September 19th 2010, 1:01

The BBC's Aleem Maqbool has been travelling the length of the Indus River in Pakistan to assess the devastation caused by the flooding.
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ODI series devalued, says Flower

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 17:50

England coach Andy Flower believes the one-day international series against Pakistan has been "devalued" by the continuing spot-fixing allegations.
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Stab wounds killed Pakistan exile

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 15:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Pakistani politician attacked on his way home from work in London died from multiple stab wounds, police say.
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Deluge diary

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 9:34

Fury of flood victims in Pakistan's Punjab
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ICC to probe third one-day match

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 7:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The International Cricket Council is to probe scoring patterns in Friday's one-day match between England and Pakistan at The Oval.
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UN launches $2bn Pakistan appeal

Friday, September 17th 2010, 20:37

The United Nations launches a $2bn appeal for Pakistan flood victims, its biggest response to a natural disaster.
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Pakistan snatch win over England

Friday, September 17th 2010, 20:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Umar Gul's stunning spell inspires Pakistan to a 23-run victory over England and keeps the one-day series alive.
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Murder of exile was 'political'

Friday, September 17th 2010, 18:02

Investigations into the murder of a senior Pakistani politician centre on the theory the attack was politically motivated.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Friday, September 17th 2010, 11:36

Umar Gul takes four wickets in 18 balls to steer Pakistan to a dramatic 23-run win over England and keep the one-day series alive.
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Karachi tense after exile murder

Friday, September 17th 2010, 10:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Pakistan's largest city comes to a near halt after an exiled leader of the MQM party is murdered in London, sparking fears of new violence.
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Pakistan 'needs more flood aid'

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 23:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

International donors must "step up to the plate" once again to help flood-hit Pakistan, says UK charity Oxfam.
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Pakistan to get EU trade leeway

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 16:13

The European Union agrees to make trade concessions to Pakistan to help it overcome the impact of flooding, diplomats say.
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Pakistan needs civilian rule - US

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 22:25
related countries: United States United States

The US dismisses suggestions that Pakistan's army should take over from the civilian government, which has been criticised for its handling of the floods.
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Musharraf sets party launch date

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 10:21

Former Pakistan military ruler Pervez Musharraf says he will launch his party next month, touting his Facebook support as a harbinger of change.
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Pakistan drone attack kills dozen

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 4:41
related countries: United States United States

Twelve people die as missiles are fired by a suspected US drone targeting militants in north-west Pakistan - the third such raid in under 24 hours.
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Banned group helps flood victims

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 13:32

More than a month after Pakistan experienced its worst flooding for nearly a century, millions of people still face a daily struggle to survive.
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Pakistan drone attack kills eight

Tuesday, September 14th 2010, 9:16
related countries: United States United States

Eight militants die as missiles fired by a suspected US drone hit a house in north-western Pakistan - the 10th such strike this month.
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Indus odyssey

Monday, September 13th 2010, 21:13

Aleem Maqbool follows the course of Pakistan's floods
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'Cable car only way to deliver food and aid'

Monday, September 13th 2010, 12:03

It is more than a month since much of Pakistan was devastated by the worst floods in 80 years. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from the banks of the Indus river, where he says a cable car system and a helicopter is the only way to get food and aid to
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Living nightmare

Sunday, September 12th 2010, 23:16

The children left traumatised by Pakistan's floods
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Strauss century helps England win

Sunday, September 12th 2010, 17:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Andrew Strauss hits a century as England beat Pakistan by four wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day international series.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Sunday, September 12th 2010, 8:55

Pakistan win the toss and bat first against England in the second one-day international at Headingley, with both sides unchanged.
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Accused trio return to Pakistan

Saturday, September 11th 2010, 8:05

The three Pakistan cricketers questioned by police over alleged spot fixing arrive home.
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Musharraf 'to return' to Pakistan

Friday, September 10th 2010, 22:54

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf tells the BBC he wants to start a new political party and run for president.
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Strauss hails Davies contribution

Friday, September 10th 2010, 18:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss praises the performance of opening batsman Steven Davies in the 24-run one-day international win over Pakistan.
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England defeat spirited Pakistan

Friday, September 10th 2010, 17:38

England compound Pakistan's off-field problems with a deserved 24-run win to take a 1-0 lead in the five-game one-day series.
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Gimme shelter

Friday, September 10th 2010, 15:07

Families in flood-hit Pakistan improvise to find a roof
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Live - England v Pakistan

Friday, September 10th 2010, 8:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Durham

England hold off a late Pakistan flurry to win the first one-day international by 24 runs at Chester-le-Street.
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Inside a US Afghan outpost

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Captain Henry Hansen of the US Army's 101st Airborne shows Quentin Sommerville around their combat outpost near Afghanistan's border with Pakistan.
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Riaz to face police questioning

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 14:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz will be questioned by Scotland Yard on 14 September in relation to allegations of corruption.
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British hostage freed in Pakistan

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 9:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: March

A British journalist held captive by militants in north-west Pakistan since March is released.
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UN aid chief Amos visits Pakistan

Thursday, September 9th 2010, 1:31

The newly appointed head of UN humanitarian relief Lady Valerie Amos has spent her first day in office touring Pakistan.
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Jolie praise for Pakistan military

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 12:07
related places: Nowshera

Angelina Jolie has visited Nowshera in north-west Pakistan to highlight the plight of more than 20 million people affected by the country's worst ever floods.
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Six die in Pakistan drone strike

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 9:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Six

Six people have died in a US missile strike targeting militants in Pakistan's tribal district on the Afghan border, security officials say.
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Pakistan police targeted by bomb

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 0:48
related places: Kohat

At least 16 people have been killed and scores injured in a bombing near police headquarters in the north-western Pakistani town of Kohat.
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England cruise to T20 series win

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 19:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

England record their seventh successive victory in Twenty20 internationals and a 2-0 series win over Pakistan with an emphatic six-wicket victory in Cardiff.
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Car bomb targets Pakistan police

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 17:21

At least 16 people are killed as a car bomb explodes near a police base in north-west Pakistan, in the second deadly attack on police in the region in as many days.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 16:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

England need 90 to win the the second Twenty20 international after Pakistan are bowled out for 89 in Cardiff.
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UN in fresh Pakistan flood appeal

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 12:29

The UN makes a fresh appeal for Pakistan's flood victims as film star Angelina Jolie arrives in the country to highlight their plight.
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How to fix Pakistan

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 2:26

Should Islamabad surrender some sovereignty to save the country?
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Fresh exodus from Pakistan floods

Monday, September 6th 2010, 16:57

Hundreds of thousands of people flee towns and villages threatened by fresh floods in Pakistan's deluged southern Sindh province.
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Clear up begins in parts of Pakistan

Monday, September 6th 2010, 16:24
related places: Nowshera

The BBC's Orla Guerin has returned to the Pakistan town of Nowshera, which was one of the first areas to be hit by the rising waters.
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