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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

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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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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