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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

'Twelve dead' in Pakistan bombing

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 9:57
related places: Dera Ismail Khan

At least 12 people die after a bomb on a bicycle explodes near a police vehicle in the Pakistani town of Dera Ismail Khan.
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Five hostages freed in Pakistan

Monday, May 17th 2010, 8:27

Five more people held by suspected militants in Pakistan's north-west are released, after a mass kidnapping on Saturday.
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Pakistan lake 'set to overflow'

Monday, May 17th 2010, 7:19

A lake in northern Pakistan formed when landslides blocked a river could overflow in the next 10 days, say officials.
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Aid gets to Pakistan flood area

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 15:54

Villagers' fears grow as a lake formed after a landslide in Pakistan is on the verge of breaking its banks.
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Kidnappers free Pakistan hostages

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 12:17

Eighteen men who were kidnapped by suspected militants in Pakistan's volatile north-west tribal region are released.
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Pakistani charged in US embassy alert

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 0:02
related countries: Chile Chile, United States United States

A Pakistani arrested at the US embassy in Chile after triggering a bomb detector is charged with illegally possessing explosives.
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Cricketers held in fraud inquiry

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 21:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria is one of two cricketers arrested in a UK investigation into match irregularities.
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'Mass kidnap' in north Pakistan

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 11:54

At least 60 people are abducted by suspected militants in Pakistan's volatile north-west tribal region, police say.
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Aussies stun Pakistan in thriller

Friday, May 14th 2010, 19:29
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mike Hussey blasts 60 from 24 balls as Australia fight back to beat Pakistan and set up a World Twenty20 final against England.
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Kashmir fighters are 'regrouping'

Friday, May 14th 2010, 15:56
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Militants in Pakistani-administered Kashmir regroup on the Pakistani side of the divided territory, local politicians tells the BBC.
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Live - Australia v Pakistan

Friday, May 14th 2010, 15:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Michael Hussey hits 60 off 24 balls as Australia pull off a stunning victory over Pakistan for the right to face England in the World Twenty20 final.
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Pakistan PM in flood area visit

Friday, May 14th 2010, 10:03

Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani is set to visit a lake in the north formed after a landslide and on the verge of breaking its banks.
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Seeking recruits

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 22:05
related places: Swat, Taliban

How the Taliban seeks support in Pakistan's Swat
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In pictures

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:34

The dying art of Pakistan's cinema billboards
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Pakistan acquits terror suspects

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:05

A Pakistani court acquits nine men accused of planning two deadly attacks, including one which killed the army's top medic.
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Two girls die in Pakistan attack

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 6:42
related places: Peshawar

Residents protest in the Pakistani city of Peshawar after a grenade explosion kills two young girls and injures two others.
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Pakistani held at US Chile embassy

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 0:41
related countries: Chile Chile, United States United States

A Pakistani student is arrested at the US embassy in the Chilean capital, after traces of explosives are found on his belongings.
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Pakistan's Iran envoy 'attacked'

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 17:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Pakistan's ambassador to Iran is in hospital after being attacked by an Afghan man in the capital Tehran, officials say.
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Pakistani fears over flooded lake

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 13:24

A lake formed in northern Pakistan when winter landslides blocked a river is near to bursting its banks, officials warn.
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Pakistan drone attack 'kills 10'

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 10:35
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired from US drones kill at least 10 militants in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Pakistan invites India for talks

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 8:28
related countries: India India

The foreign ministers of India and Pakistan are to meet in July as part of efforts to resume talks after the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Live - England v New Zealand

Monday, May 10th 2010, 18:24
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat New Zealand to finish top of their Super Eights group, meaning Pakistan also qualify for the semis and the Black Caps crash out.
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Taliban 'kill Pakistan soldiers'

Monday, May 10th 2010, 14:27

At least nine soldiers and 30 militants are killed in clashes in the north-western tribal region of Orakzai, military officials say.
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Taliban return?

Monday, May 10th 2010, 6:59

Is Pakistani army's counter-insurgency plan unravelling?
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'Pakistan Taliban' behind NY plot

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 14:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

The US has evidence Pakistan's Taliban were behind a car bomb plot in New York's Times Square, the attorney general says.
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Missile strike hits NW Pakistan

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 10:50
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired from a suspected US drone kill at least 10 people in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal district.
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US warns of terror 'consequences'

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 13:52
related countries: United States United States

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warns of "severe consequences" if a terror attack against the US were ever traced to Pakistan.
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Live - England v South Africa

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 12:59
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England thrash South Africa by 39 runs in the World Twenty20 after New Zealand pull off a last-ball victory over holders Pakistan.
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Pietersen shines in England win

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 16:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits 73 not out as England beat Pakistan by six wickets with three balls remaining on day one of the Super Eight stage at the ICC World Twenty20.
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Mumbai gunman sentenced to death

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 14:35
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

A judge sentences the surviving gunman of the Mumbai attacks to death, saying he could not be rehabilitated.
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Live - South Africa v New Zealand

Thursday, May 6th 2010, 13:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

South Africa beat New Zealand by 13 runs in Barbados at the ICC World Twenty20.
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Community shock

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 16:39
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani villagers noticed change in US terror suspect
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Pakistan fears impact of NY plot

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 15:53

Pakistan says the failed attack on New York may give it a bad name because the man charged is of Pakistani origin.
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Shifting threat

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 12:13

Tracing alleged NY bomb plot to its Pakistan roots
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Arrests over Pakistan acid attack

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 4:21

Several arrests are made after an acid attack on three girls in Pakistan's Balochistan province last week, police say.
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NY suspect charged with terrorism

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 0:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

A Pakistan-born US citizen is charged with terrorism in connection with the failed bomb attack in Times Square.
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Mumbai gunman 'should be hanged'

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 15:42
related countries: India India

The sole surviving gunman who attacked the Indian city of Mumbai (Bombay) in 2008 should be executed, prosecutors say.
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Court deadlock

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 14:24

Slow case against 'Mumbai planners' in Pakistan
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Mumbai gunman convicted in India

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 9:27
related countries: India India

The sole survivng gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attacks in which 174 people died is convicted by an Indian court.
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Video shows Taliban chief 'alive'

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 8:18
related places: Taliban

Videos emerge which appear to show a top Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, reportedly killed in January, alive.
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Fluent Aussies overpower Pakistan

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 20:40

Australia begin their World Twenty20 campaign with a 34-run victory against defending champions Pakistan in St Lucia.
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ICC World Twenty20 day three as it happened

Sunday, May 2nd 2010, 13:10
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, South Africa South Africa

Australia beat Pakistan by 34 runs to win their ICC World Twenty20 group match, after India beat South Africa by 14 runs earlier in St Lucia.
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Classy Pakistan edge past Tigers

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 21:00
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Defending champions Pakistan put their off-field problems to one side with a 21-run win against Bangladesh.
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Pakistan campaigner killed

Friday, April 30th 2010, 13:16

A Pakistani campaigner reportedly captured by the Taliban is found dead in the North Waziristan region, officials say.
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Acid attack on Pakistan sisters

Friday, April 30th 2010, 8:38

Three sisters suffer serious burns after unidentified men on a motorbike throw acid at them in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
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Taliban 'reappear' in Swat valley

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 12:00
related places: Swat

Pakistani Taliban militants resume targeted killings of local leaders in the troubled Swat valley, officials tell the BBC.
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South Asian rival PMs hold talks

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:54
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan, India India

The Indian PM is due to meet his Pakistani counterpart in a few hours at a regional summit in Bhutan, India says.
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Top Taliban leader 'still alive'

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:13
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud survived an American drone attack in January, intelligence sources say.
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High alert on India's water borders

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 8:51
related countries: India India

The BBC's Soutik Biswas travelled to the disputed Sir Creek on India's western borders with Pakistani to check out the security preparedness of troops.
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In pictures

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 23:42

The moveable feast of Pakistani vehicle art
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South Asia rivals are due to meet

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 11:18
related countries: India India

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan are due to meet on the sidelines of a regional summit in Bhutan.
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Pakistan bomber kills four police

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 9:33
related places: Peshawar

At least four policemen are killed in a suicide car bomb at a checkpoint in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Year of offensives

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 15:51
related places: Taliban

Have anti-Taliban assaults in Pakistan been a success?
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India holds diplomat for 'spying'

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 14:26
related countries: India India
related places: Islamabad

India arrests one of its diplomats on charges of spying for Pakistan as the two countries' leaders prepare for a regional summit.
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Army officer to face Bhutto panel

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 13:34
related places: Bhutto

A committee of Pakistani civilians is to question a senior officer over the 2007 murder of ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
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Drone hits Pakistan 'militants'

Monday, April 26th 2010, 8:28
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired from a US drone kill four suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Street anger

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 23:33

Fury over moves to rename Pakistan's northern province
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Pakistan troops killed in ambush

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 10:34

At least seven soldiers are killed in an ambush by militants in the Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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US 'questions top Taliban leader'

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 15:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taliban

Pakistan eases restrictions for US investigators to interrogate arrested Taliban leader Mullah Baradar, security officials say.
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Pakistan to tackle energy crisis

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 14:11

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani launches a national energy plan to tackle the country's massive power crisis.
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Gunmen kill Pakistan politician

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 9:24
related places: Charsadda

Gunmen kill a former member of parliament and three others in northern Pakistan's volatile Charsadda district.
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Many dead in Peshawar blast

Monday, April 19th 2010, 21:59
related places: Peshawar

A suicide bombing at a market in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed at least 23 people, police say.
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Car bomb kills seven in Pakistan

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 5:23

A car bomb attack in north-western Pakistan kills seven people a day after an attack on a displaced people camp.
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Blasts kill dozens of Pakistan displaced

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 16:00

Some 40 people die in a twin suicide bombing at a registration point for the displaced in north-west Pakistan.
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Pakistan admits civilian deaths

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 14:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's army chief apologises for the deaths of dozens of civilians killed near the Afghan border last week.
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'My quiet son'

Friday, April 16th 2010, 17:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Here

Father of American on Pakistan terror charges speaks out
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Bhutto murder 'avoidable' - UN

Friday, April 16th 2010, 12:55

The death of Pakistani politician Benazir Bhutto could have been prevented, a damning UN report into her assassination concludes.
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Sahil accused killed in Pakistan

Friday, April 16th 2010, 12:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three men in Pakistan accused of involvement in the kidnapping of British boy Sahil Saeed are shot dead by police, officials say.
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Drone hits Pakistan 'militants'

Friday, April 16th 2010, 11:28
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired from a US drone kill four suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Pakistan suicide attack kills 10

Friday, April 16th 2010, 11:08
related places: Quetta

A bomb inside a hospital in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least eight people, police say.
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Pakistan hospital blast 'kills 4'

Friday, April 16th 2010, 6:17
related places: Quetta

At least four people are killed in bomb explosion inside a hospital in Pakistan's south-west city of Quetta, local TV says.
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Pakistan limits president powers

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 16:08

Pakistan's upper house votes unanimously in favour of measures which limit key presidential powers.
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