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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.

World news related to Pakistan – overview

Pakistan: news

Monday, July 5th 2010, 17:15
related places: Lahore, Taliban

Pakistani clerics accuse Punjab's leaders of contacts with the Taliban, a week after a deadly shrine attack in Lahore.
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Pakistan car bomb kills soldier

Monday, July 5th 2010, 6:41

A soldier dies when a suicide car bomber shoots at guards and detonates explosives at the gate of a paramilitary base in Pakistan.
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Debt agony

Saturday, July 3rd 2010, 2:07

How grinding poverty destroys lives in Pakistan
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Afghan riddle

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 23:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan weighs up its chances after McChrystal's exit
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High alert after Pakistan blasts

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 22:47
related places: Lahore

Police are on high alert in Pakistan after more than 40 people die in a suicide attack on a Sufi shrine in Lahore.
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Return to roots?

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 16:45

Pakistan militants appear to shift to sectarian targets
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Deadly blasts hit Pakistan shrine

Friday, July 2nd 2010, 8:12
related places: Lahore

At least 42 people are killed and scores are injured as suicide attackers target a Sufi shrine in the Pakistani city of Lahore.
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Civilians die in Kashmir violence

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 17:13
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

At least three civilians have been killed in the latest violence in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.
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Pakistan threat to broadcasters

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 15:59

The Pakistani government is set to vote on laws to restrict the country's independent media industry.
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Six killed in Pakistan drone raid

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 8:41
related countries: United States United States

At least six suspected militants are killed in missiles fired by a US drone in Pakistan's north-western tribal belt, officials say.
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Many dead in Pakistan truck blast

Monday, June 28th 2010, 9:53
related places: Hyderabad

At least 18 people are killed in an accidental explosion in the southern Pakistani city of Hyderabad, police say.
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Deadly 'drone strike' in Pakistan

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 14:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A US missile strike has killed four suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, Pakistani officials say.
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Pakistan in web 'blasphemy' hunt

Friday, June 25th 2010, 16:44

Pakistan is to monitor seven leading websites including Google and Yahoo for content it considers offensive to Muslims.
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Split on China-Pakistan nuclear sale

Friday, June 25th 2010, 14:28
related countries: China China

A meeting of exporters of civil nuclear technology ends without agreement on Chinese plans for sales of nuclear reactors to Pakistan.
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Top Indian minister in Pakistan

Friday, June 25th 2010, 13:43
related countries: India India
related places: Islamabad, Mumbai

The Indian home minister is in Islamabad for what is the first Indian ministerial visit to Pakistan since the Mumbai attacks.
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Commonwealth baton reaches India

Friday, June 25th 2010, 11:49
related countries: India India

The Queen's baton for the Commonwealth Games reaches India from Pakistan, 100 days before the games begin.
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US Pakistan 'terror' convictions

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 15:54
related countries: United States United States

Five Americans are sentenced to 10 years in jail by a court in Pakistan after being found guilty of terror charges.
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India-Pakistan 'better relations'

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:10
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Indian and Pakistani diplomats meeting in Islamabad pledge to improve relations.
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US 'Bin Laden hunter' back home

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 9:14
related countries: United States United States

An American man arrested in Pakistan while on a 'mission to hunt Osama Bin Laden' is back in the US.
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South Waziristan in 'army hands'

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 8:48
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's army denies Taliban claims that they are back in their strongholds in South Waziristan.
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Taliban 'raising funds' in Punjab

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 8:57

A Pakistani intelligence report says militants are openly raising funds in Punjab province, the BBC learns.
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Pakistan holds 'German militant'

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 13:09
related countries: Germany Germany

A suspected militant from Germany is detained in north-west Pakistan wearing a burka, police say.
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Testing times

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 5:00

The challenge of being Pakistani in New York
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Pakistan troops killed in clashes

Monday, June 21st 2010, 16:12
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's military says at least three soldiers have been killed in clashes with Taliban militants in the troubled tribal region of Orakzai.
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US warns Pakistan over gas deal

Monday, June 21st 2010, 5:02
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

US warns Pakistan against a gas pipeline project with Iran due to anticipated fresh sanctions against Tehran.
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'US strike' kills 11 in Pakistan

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 6:44
related countries: United States United States

At least 11 people die in a suspected US missile strike in the Pakistani region of North Waziristan, local officials say.
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Two dead in Pakistan attacks

Friday, June 18th 2010, 4:30
related places: Karachi

A doctor and a soldier are shot dead in fresh violence in Pakistan's volatile southern city of Karachi.
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China says Pakistan deal 'peaceful'

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 12:17
related countries: China China, United States United States

China says its civilian nuclear co-operation with Pakistan is peaceful, after the US asks for details on the sale of reactors.
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Pakistan hunts for missing troops

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 10:57
related places: Taliban

The Pakistani army says it is searching for dozens of soldiers missing after their checkpoint was attacked by the Taliban.
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Pakistan 'funded banned charity'

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 18:53

Pakistan's Punjab province gave about $1m to institutions linked to a charity on a UN terror blacklist, it has emerged.
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Why Pakistan's Ahmadi community is officially detested

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 15:01
related places: Ahmadi

Mohammed Hanif asks why Pakistan's Ahmadi community is intensely disliked.
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Pakistan troops 'held by Taliban'

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 12:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Dozens of Pakistani soldiers have been captured after a cross-border raid by the Afghan Taliban, the militants say.
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Kyrgyzstan airlift for Pakistanis

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 10:01
related countries: Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan

More than 250 Pakistanis stranded in violence-hit Kyrgyzstan are airlifted home by the Pakistani Air Force.
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Addicts 'at risk'

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 8:03

Anger as officials block Pakistan drugs charity funds
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UK woman's Pakistan hostage drama

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 17:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Glasgow

A young woman from Glasgow kidnapped in Pakistan has been speaking of her 10-year hostage ordeal.
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US 'Bin Laden hunter' held

Tuesday, June 15th 2010, 16:28
related countries: United States United States

A US man who claims to be on a mission to hunt Osama Bin Laden is arrested in Chitral in northern Pakistan, police say.
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Pakistan 'drunk' minister sacked

Monday, June 14th 2010, 13:45
related places: Lahore

A Pakistani provincial minister is sacked over claims he was involved in a "drunken brawl" at a Lahore theatre.
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Deadly bus crash in Philippines

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 15:40
related countries: Iran Iran, Philippines Philippines

At least 13 people die in the central Philippines as a bus carrying Iranian and Pakistani tourists plunges into a ravine.
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Pakistan spy agency accused over Taliban

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 11:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency gives the Afghan Taliban far greater backing than previously thought, a report says.
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Taliban claim Nato convoy attack

Friday, June 11th 2010, 10:43
related places: Islamabad, Nato

Pakistani Taliban say they were behind Tuesday's attack on a Nato convoy near the capital, Islamabad.
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'Ten die' in Pakistan drone raid

Friday, June 11th 2010, 6:31

At least 10 suspected militants are killed in a drone attack in in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, officials say.
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'Abuse rife' in tribal Pakistan

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 12:02
related places: Taliban

Millions in tribal Pakistan live in a "human rights-free zone", ignored by the government and ruled by the Taliban, Amnesty says.
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US-Pakistani 'terror' sentencing

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 10:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A US man extradited from the UK is sentenced to 15 years in jail for providing material support to al-Qaeda.
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Nato convoy attacked in Pakistan

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 15:38
related places: Islamabad, Nato

Gunmen attack a Nato supply convoy just outside Pakistan's capital, killing seven people and setting vehicles on fire.
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Pakistan Taliban stage public execution

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 17:02
related places: Taliban

Hundreds of people watch a rare public execution by the Taliban in a tribal region of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Musharraf party recruitment drive

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 15:14

The political party of Pakistani ex-President Pervez Musharraf launches a formal public recruitment campaign.
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Pakistan raises defence spending

Saturday, June 5th 2010, 21:10

Pakistan announces a 17% increase in defence spending in the coming year as it battles to combat Islamic militants.
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Arms intrigue

Friday, June 4th 2010, 16:56

Sarkozy in spotlight over Pakistan submarines deal
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Pakistan rules out Punjab action

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 13:27
related places: There

There are no plans for military action against militants in Pakistan's Punjab province, minister Rehman Malik says.
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Pakistan's bank governor resigns

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 10:26

Pakistan's central bank governor resigns two days before the budget for "personal reasons", the finance ministry says.
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Gunmen attack Pakistani hospital

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 5:51
related places: Lahore

About five people are killed after gunmen attack a hospital in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.
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Gunmen attack Pakistani hospital

Monday, May 31st 2010, 22:20
related places: Lahore

About eight people are killed after gunmen attack a hospital in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore.
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Pakistani court restores Facebook

Monday, May 31st 2010, 6:57

A Pakistani court orders the authorities to restore the Facebook social networking site.
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Lahore mosque victims buried

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 16:16
related places: Lahore

Mourners in Pakistan bury the 93 victims of gun and grenade attacks at two mosques of the Ahmadi Islamic sect in Lahore.
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Soft target

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 7:04
related places: Ahmadi

Why did militants hit Ahmadi sect in Pakistan?
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Pakistan mosque raids kill scores

Friday, May 28th 2010, 23:22
related places: Lahore

More than 80 people die in gun and grenade attacks at two mosques of the Ahmadi Islamic sect in Pakistan's city of Lahore.
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Four policemen killed in Pakistan

Friday, May 28th 2010, 11:26

Gunmen riding a motorcycle fire a vehicle carrying four police officers in south-west Pakistan, killing all of them, police say.
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Pakistan 'eunuch wedding' stopped

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 16:56
related places: Peshawar

Police in the northern Pakistani city of Peshawar arrest a man for trying to marry a eunuch.
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Freedom fears

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 15:40

Pakistan accused of using internet bans to stifle dissent
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Taliban besiege Afghan district

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 12:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Police in eastern Afghanistan appeal for help after clashes with hundreds of Taliban fighters they say are from Pakistan.
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Pakistan cleric to 'stay free'

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 6:01

Pakistan's Supreme Court says an Islamic charity head accused of involvement in the Mumbai attacks cannot be detained.
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Afridi to lead Pakistan in Tests

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 13:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

All-rounder Shahid Afridi is named as Pakistan captain for the tour to England after ending his four-year absence from Test cricket.
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Swat 'Taliban families' expelled

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 8:10
related places: Swat, Taliban

About 25 families of suspected Taliban fighters are expelled by a local tribal council from Pakistan's Swat valley, officials say.
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India sees Pakistan 'trust gap'

Monday, May 24th 2010, 14:35
related countries: India India

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says a lack of trust is the main obstacle to improved relations with Pakistan.
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Constitution disputed in Pakistan

Monday, May 24th 2010, 8:29

Pakistan's Supreme Court is set to hear challenges to important constitutional measures which parliament passed in April.
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Pakistan villagers mob PM convoy

Friday, May 21st 2010, 22:11

Villagers mob Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani's convoy during his visit to a flooded lake that could soon burst its banks.
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Pakistan arrests in NY bomb probe

Friday, May 21st 2010, 20:14

Pakistan arrests several suspects in connection with the failed 1 May bombing in New York City, officials say.
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Musharraf plans political return

Friday, May 21st 2010, 11:37

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf says that he plans to return to politics in the country.
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UK family shot dead in Pakistan

Friday, May 21st 2010, 6:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three Britons from the same family have been shot dead in a marriage dispute in eastern Pakistan, local police have said.
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Many killed in Karachi violence

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 7:40
related places: Karachi

At least 20 people are killed in ethnic-based political violence in the Pakistani city of Karachi, police say.
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Living in fear

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 23:13

The breached bank that may engulf Pakistani villages
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