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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

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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Pakistani army says video 'fake'

Friday, October 1st 2010, 23:26

The Pakistani military says a video which allegedly shows a firing squad of soldiers shooting civilians is faked.
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Nato tankers torched in Pakistan

Friday, October 1st 2010, 13:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Suspected militants mount a rare attack on a Nato supply convoy in southern Pakistan, destroying nearly 30 tankers carrying fuel for troops in Afghanistan.
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Nato raid 'kills Pakistan troops'

Thursday, September 30th 2010, 6:28
related places: Nato

Three Pakistani soldiers die in a Nato helicopter attack near the Afghan border, Pakistani officials say.
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Ijaz Butt retracts 'fixing' claim

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 19:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt retracts allegations that England players were suspected of fixing a one-day match.
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Salman Butt to contest suspension

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 10:47

Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt asks the International Cricket Council to lift his suspension, imposed over spot-fixing claims.
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Butt makes no apology to England

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 17:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Ijaz Butt, refuses to apologise for his match-fixing claims as he arrives in London to meet lawyers.
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Butt makes no apology to England

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 17:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Ijaz Butt, refuses to apologise for his match-fixing claims as he arrives in London to meet lawyers.
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Karachi demo for jailed scientist

Tuesday, September 28th 2010, 17:07
related places: Karachi

Tens of thousands of people protest in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, demanding the release of imprisoned scientist Dr Aafia Siddiqui.
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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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