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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

Malik left out of one-day squad

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 12:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan drop former captain Shoaib Malik for September's Twenty20 and one-day internationals against England.
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Race to protect city from Pakistan's floods

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 10:09

Emergency teams are working frantically to protect a city in southern Pakistan from flood waters which have already devastated neighbouring areas.
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Pakistan seeks IMF help on floods

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 4:07

Officials from Pakistan hold talks with the International Monetary Fund to discuss its $11bn loan package in the wake of the devastating floods.
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Deadly blast at Pakistan mosque

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 16:51

At least 24 people have died in a bombing at a mosque in the Pakistani tribal region of South Waziristan, officials say.
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Painfully slow

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 15:26

Flood relief in Pakistan reaches only a fraction of those in need
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Flood survivors' long trek for food

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 15:13
related places: Taliban

The BBC's Orla Guerin meets survivors of the Pakistan floods in the Swat Valley, who are facing increasingly desperate struggle to find food and supplies, amid fears of a power vacuum in the former Taliban stronghold.
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Pakistan probes brothers' killing

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 14:08
related places: Sialkot

Pakistan's government launches an inquiry into the brutal mob killing of two teenagers in the eastern city of Sialkot.
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World 'slow to give' to Pakistan

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 11:50

A senior United Nations official urges the global community to step up its response to the floods that have struck Pakistan.
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UK 'leading on aid for Pakistan'

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 11:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The generosity of the British public in helping Pakistan's flood victims is "shaming politicians around the world", the head of the Disasters Emergency Committee says.
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Southern Punjab 'like an inland sea'

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 6:58

Hundreds of thousands of people in Pakistan are still being forced to leave their homes as the devastation from the heavy monsoon rains continues.
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Flood friends

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 23:27
related countries: United States United States

How US help won over a Pakistan community
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Thousands flee S Pakistan floods

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 19:00

Tens of thousands of people in southern Pakistan are fleeing a threatened flood-surge, three weeks after heavy monsoon rains first hit the country.
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Butt sounds England Ashes warning

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 10:20
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England must improve their bowling to stand a realistic chance of beating Australia in the Ashes this winter, says Pakistan captain Salman Butt.
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Biting the hand?

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 23:20
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan flood victims angry at their biggest donor, the US
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IMF reviews Pakistan 'challenge'

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 20:44

The IMF is to meet Pakistani officials next week to tackle the "massive economic challenge" posed by the country's flood.
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Pakistan floods force fresh exodus

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 16:32

Dozens more towns and villages in the south of Pakistan have been submerged by the swollen Indus River, adding to the misery in the already stricken nation.
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Strauss wants batting improvement

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 15:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England captain Andrew Strauss demands a significant batting improvement following a four-wicket defeat by Pakistan in the third Test at The Oval.
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Who cares?

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 13:13

The reasons donations for Pakistan's floods are sluggish
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Forgotten humanity

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 10:50

Pakistan's 20 million flood victims export tomatoes, not terrorism
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Pakistan accepts Indian flood aid

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 3:39
related countries: India India

Pakistan accepted $5m (£3.2m) in aid from its rival and neighbour India, as donors pledge more money for the flood-hit country.
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Lessons for Pakistan from Mozambique

Friday, August 20th 2010, 21:14
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique

Pakistan's battle with flooding is one the people of Mozambique know all too well, so are there lessons that could be learned from how they cope in Africa?
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Flood aid builds up for Pakistan

Friday, August 20th 2010, 5:26

Donors pledge more money for flood-stricken Pakistan following an emergency meeting of the UN General Assembly.
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UK to double Pakistan flood aid

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 23:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government has announced it will double the amount of aid it is giving to flood-hit Pakistan to £60m.
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UN calls for more Pakistan help

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 20:58

Pakistan's flooding crisis is a "slow-motion tsunami", the UN secretary general tells an emergency fund-raising session in New York.
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US pledges Pakistan full support

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 19:30
related countries: United States United States

The US pledges its full support for flood-hit Pakistan, as a UN session intended to boost the international response gets under way in New York.
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England v Pakistan 3rd Test day two as it happened

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 18:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England trail Pakistan by 69 runs after losing Andrew Strauss before stumps on an intriguing day two of the third Test at The Oval.
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UN seeks Pakistan flood aid boost

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 14:10

The UN is to urge a stronger global response for flood-stricken Pakistan at an emergency meeting in New York.
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Scene in a Pakistan refugee camp

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 10:11

The BBC's Lyse Doucet has visited a relief operation in flood-hit Pakistan as the UN holds a special session on the disaster.
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India, Pakistan in border clash

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 4:43
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India's army accuses Pakistani troops of firing across the Line of Control that divides the disputed region of Kashmir.
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Cholera threat to Pakistan's children

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 19:20

Aid agencies are reporting a ten fold increase in deaths from cholera and dehydration in Pakistan.
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Prior calls for England fightback

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 19:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Matt Prior admits England face an uphill task in the third Test against Pakistan after a poor opening day at The Oval.
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Pakistan arrest for Haider murder

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 18:45
related places: Haider, Karachi

Pakistani police arrest two Sunni militants for the murder of politician Raza Haider that sparked widespread violence in Karachi.
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Aid boost for flood-hit Pakistan

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 18:40

More aid pledges for Pakistan come through after complaints that the world's response to the devastating floods was inadequate.
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Pakistan aid 'will reach victims'

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 9:41

Pakistan defends its response to the flood crisis, saying relief funds will reach victims and will not fall into the hands of extremists.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 9:30

Pakistan reach 48-1 at stumps after bowling out England for 233 on day one of the third Test at The Oval.
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Flood aid slow to reach Pakistan

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 15:56

UN officials say the relief operation in Pakistan remains underfunded and is not reaching victims, as several countries pledge more aid to the rescue effort.
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ICC plans World XI Pakistan tour

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 15:06

The International Cricket Council hopes to send an invitational World XI to play fixtures in Pakistan by the end of 2011.
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Strauss support for Cook & Swann

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 14:06

England captain Andrew Strauss gives his support to under-pressure pair Alastair Cook and Graeme Swann ahead of Wednesday's third Test with Pakistan at The Oval.
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World Bank to loan Pakistan $900m

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 4:10

The World Bank is to loan $900m (£574m) to Pakistan, as the country struggles to deal with the worst floods in its history.
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Water-borne disease hits Pakistan

Monday, August 16th 2010, 18:08

Up to 3.5 million children are at high risk from deadly water-borne diseases in Pakistan following the country's floods says the United Nations.
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Pakistan flood children at risk

Monday, August 16th 2010, 16:31

Up to 3.5 million children are at high risk from deadly water-borne diseases in Pakistan as a result of the country's devastating floods, the UN says.
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Ban shocked by Pakistan flooding

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 19:46

Ban Ki-moon describes as "heart-wrenching" the destruction he has witnessed on a fact-finding visit to flood-hit Pakistan.
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With UN chief on Pakistan mission

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 17:22

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has described as "heart-wrenching" the destruction he witnessed on a visit to flood-devastated Pakistan.
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UN chief visits flood-hit Pakistan

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 13:47

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged the world to speed up aid to Pakistan to help the millions of people affected by the devastating floods.
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UN urges speedy aid for Pakistan

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 13:25

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urges the world to speed up aid to Pakistan, as he visits the country devastated by floods which the government says have affected 20 million people.
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Unchanged England stick with Cook

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 9:00

England retain out-of-form opener Alastair Cook as they name an unchanged team for the third Test against Pakistan.
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Disease fear for flood-hit Pakistan

Sunday, August 15th 2010, 7:16

The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, is due to visit flood-stricken Pakistan.
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'Pakistan drone strike kills 12'

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 19:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A suspected US drone strike on Pakistan kills at least 12 militants in a tribal area near the Afghan border, officials say.
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Pakistan says 20m hit by floods

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 17:30

Pakistan's PM Yusuf Raza Gilani says 20 million people have been affected by flooding - a much higher figure than UN estimates.
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Pakistan ethnic violence kills 16

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 14:16

At least 16 people, including five security personnel, are killed in two separate attacks in Pakistan's troubled south-western province of Balochistan.
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Race for aid in flood-hit Pakistan

Friday, August 13th 2010, 14:18

Flood levels in Pakistan are expected to surge even higher later, along parts of the swollen Indus river in Punjab and Sindh provinces.
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Fresh flood surge due in Pakistan

Friday, August 13th 2010, 13:03

Flood levels in Pakistan are expected to surge even higher later along parts of the swollen Indus river in Punjab and Sindh provinces.
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Pakistan's floods from the air

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 23:50

The southern part of Pakistan's most populous and economically important province is bearing the brunt of the huge volume of water that has passed down the Indus River in recent days.
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Zardari tries to ease flood anger

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 21:56

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari tries to ease public anger at his handling of the country's floods crisis by visiting affected areas for the first time.
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Pakistani PM visits flood zone

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 18:04

Pakistani Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has visited one of the worst affected areas hit by rising flood waters in the country.
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Monsoon devastation

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 16:44
related countries: China China

Satellite image shows intensity of monsoon from Pakistan to China
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Pakistani president in flood zone

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 15:47

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari visits a camp for flood victims, in his first tour of areas hit by the country's worst humanitarian crisis since it began two weeks ago.
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Crop devastation warning in Pakistan

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 12:44

There are warnings in Pakistan that flooding has caused so much damage to crops that it could cost billions of dollars to replace them.
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How a tragedy unfolded in Pakistan

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 8:50

It is two weeks since disastrous floods hit Pakistan which have claimed the lives of at least 1,600 people.
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Pakistan floods 'decimate crops'

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 8:47

Pakistan's floods have caused "huge losses" to its crops, the country's food minister has told the BBC.
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UN urges world to help Pakistan

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 21:45

The UN appeals for nearly half a billion dollars in aid for Pakistan, where floods have affected almost one in 10 people.
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Pakistan 'sees food price surge'

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 13:34

Flooding in Pakistan has devastated crops and led to a surge in food prices in the country, the United Nations warns.
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Call for more Pakistan flood aid

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 13:11

Aid agencies say more foreign help is needed to prevent many more people dying in Pakistan's floods, as the UN launches a new appeal.
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The 'mega disaster' facing Pakistan

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 19:47

Aid agency Oxfam has warned that the international response to what it describes as a "mega disaster" in Pakistan has been slow.
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Zardari back in flooded Pakistan

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 11:52

President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan returns to his flood-stricken country, after a foreign tour that has prompted widespread criticism.
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UN to launch appeal for Pakistan

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 6:15

The United Nations is to launch an appeal to help Pakistan tackle the country's worst flooding in 80 years.
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In pictures

Monday, August 9th 2010, 18:03

Floods wash away roads and homes in Pakistan's Swat Valley
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'A Pakistan village slowly drowning'

Monday, August 9th 2010, 17:43

Pakistani Marines have been working round the clock to rescue villagers trapped by the region's worst deluge in 80 years.
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Strauss pleased to maintain run

Monday, August 9th 2010, 16:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Skipper Andrew Strauss is delighted as England beat Pakistan to take a 2-0 series lead with their sixth successive Test victory.
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Pakistan disaster 'worse than tsunami'

Monday, August 9th 2010, 13:58

The United Nations says the disaster in Pakistan, where nearly 14 million people have been affected by monsoon flooding, is on a bigger scale than the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004.
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England complete comfortable win

Monday, August 9th 2010, 13:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

England beat Pakistan by nine wickets in the second Test at Edgbaston to take a 2-0 lead in the four-match series.
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Pakistan floods could swamp Sindh

Monday, August 9th 2010, 12:13

Waters exceed the danger level at a key flood barrier in Pakistan's southern province of Sindh, threatening to deluge the whole area.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Monday, August 9th 2010, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

England reach lunch on 71-1 needing a further 47 to win the second Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston.
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