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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

Live - England v Pakistan

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 14:14

Eoin Morgan and Paul Collingwood seek to build a big total for England after tea on day one of the first Test against Pakistan.
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Pakistan mourns air crash victims

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 4:14

Pakistan observes a day of national mourning after 152 people were killed in the country's worst-ever air disaster.
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Pakistan mourns air crash victims

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 4:14

Pakistan observes a day of national mourning after 152 people were killed in the country's worst-ever air disaster.
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Plane crash in Pakistan kills 152

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 18:34
related places: Islamabad

An Airblue plane crashes into hills north of the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, killing all 152 people on board.
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UK PM's Pakistan 'terror' warning

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 17:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British PM David Cameron warns Pakistan not to have any relationship with groups that "promote the export of terror".
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Pakistani visa control 'failings'

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 1:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Visa controls for applicants from Pakistan who want to settle in the UK failed to protect the UK's border, a watchdog says.
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Pakistan bomber targets mourners

Monday, July 26th 2010, 14:10
related places: Taliban

A suicide bomber outside Peshawar kills seven at a gathering mourning a cabinet minister's only son killed in a suspected Taliban attack, police say.
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Bangladesh indicts four over war

Monday, July 26th 2010, 9:43
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh's war crimes tribunal, which is investigating the country's 1971 liberation struggle against Pakistan, has issued its first arrest warrants.
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Pakistan drone raids kill dozens

Monday, July 26th 2010, 8:52

Nineteen people died in three drone strikes in north-west Pakistan on Sunday, a day after a similar raid killed 16 others, say local officials.
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Pakistan drone attack 'kills 16'

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 10:10
related countries: United States United States

At least 16 people are reported killed in a US drone attack in north-west Pakistan, security officials say.
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Pakistan on brink of Test victory

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 18:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Pakistan are 40 runs short of earning their first Test victory against Australia in 15 years to the two-match series at Headingley.
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Pakistan 'blasphemer' is released

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 13:04

A court in Pakistan orders the release of a mentally-ill woman charged with desecrating the Koran in 1996.
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Drone attacks in Pakistan increase

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 6:19
related countries: United States United States

Missile attacks by US drones in Pakistan's tribal areas have more than trebled under the Obama administration, research by the BBC Urdu service shows.
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Pakistan extends army chief term

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 22:05

Pakistan's prime minister extends the term of the country's army chief by three years, despite him being due to retire in November.
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Ponting leads Australia fightback

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 17:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Ricky Ponting passes 12,000 Test runs as Australia recover to close 34 behind at 136-2 after two days of the final Test with Pakistan at Headingley.
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Taliban leader 'dies making bomb'

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 10:06
related places: Taliban

A Taliban commander and his assistant died when a bomb they were assembling blew up, Pakistani officials say.
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Wagah border ceremony toned down

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 7:06
related countries: India India
related places: Wagah

Indian and Pakistani border guards agree to drop some of the aggressive gestures during the daily, colourful sunset ceremony on the border at Wagah.
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Pakistan dominate against Aussies

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 17:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Pakistan bowl out Australia for 88 and close 60 runs ahead on 148-3 in reply after day one of the final Test at Headingley.
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Indian charges envoy with spying

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 15:06
related countries: India India

A former Indian junior diplomat held three months ago on suspicion of spying for Pakistan has been charged under the official secrets act, police say.
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US unveils Pakistan aid projects

Monday, July 19th 2010, 15:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

Hillary Clinton announces US aid projects worth $500m (£328m) for Pakistan, as part of attempts to counter anti-US sentiment in the country.
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US unveils Pakistan aid projects

Monday, July 19th 2010, 10:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced aid projects worth $7.5bn (£5bn) for Pakistan at the start of talks in the capital, Islamabad.
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Afghan-Pakistan trade deal agreed

Monday, July 19th 2010, 2:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India

Afghanistan and Pakistan sign a trade deal allowing Afghan lorries to use a route through Pakistan to carry goods to India.
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Pressure on Pakistan

Sunday, July 18th 2010, 22:46

Clinton says more needs to be done to tackle militant networks
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Militants kill 16 in Pakistan

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 8:58

Sixteen people are killed as militants ambush a convoy of civilian vehicles in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan.
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Pakistan accused over Swat deaths

Friday, July 16th 2010, 17:28
related places: Swat

The Pakistani army has carried out 238 extrajudicial killings of people in the Swat Valley since September 2009, says a report from Human Rights Watch.
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Afridi calls time on Test career

Friday, July 16th 2010, 15:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is to quit Test cricket after the second game of their series against Australia.
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North inspires Australia to win

Friday, July 16th 2010, 13:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Part-time spinner Marcus North takes six wickets as Australia complete a resounding 150-run victory over Pakistan in the first Test at Lord's.
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Pakistan and India ministers row

Friday, July 16th 2010, 12:05
related countries: India India
related places: Islamabad, New Delhi

Pakistan's foreign minister criticises the behaviour of his Indian counterpart during their first talks in two years, while Delhi's man labels the claims "extraordinary".
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Pakistan market bombing kills six

Friday, July 16th 2010, 9:22
related places: Khyber

Six people die in an explosion at a bazaar selling second-hand cars in Pakistan's tribal region of Khyber, on the Nato supply route into Afghanistan.
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Fortress Europe

Friday, July 16th 2010, 8:56

EU deal with Pakistan may hit scores of migrants
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S Asia rivals to remain in touch

Friday, July 16th 2010, 4:38
related countries: India India
related places: Islamabad

India and Pakistan agree to remain in touch after wide-ranging talks between their foreign ministers in Islamabad.
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'Militants dead' in drone strike

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 16:59

Missiles fired by a drone attacks kill at least seven militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, officials say.
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Swat bus stop bombing kills five

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 14:06

A suicide blast outside a bus terminal in Pakistan's Swat Valley kills five people, indicating militants are still at large in the region despite the military's claim to have flushed the Taliban out of the region last year.
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India and Pakistan ministers meet

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 6:52
related countries: India India
related places: Islamabad

The Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers begin talks in Islamabad in an effort to revive peace talks that froze after the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Gunmen shoot dead Baloch leader

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 11:37
related places: Baloch, Quetta

A former senator from the Pakistani province of Balochistan is shot dead in the provincial capital, Quetta.
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Pakistan-India water shortage row

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 4:48
related countries: India India

A severe water shortage in the Southern Punjab region of Pakistan will be a focal point in talks between India and Pakistan this week.
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Australia pegged back by Pakistan

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 18:40
related countries: Australia Australia

Pakistan fight back to restrict Australia to 229-9 on a truncated opening day of the first Test at Lord's.
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'Abducted' Iranian surfaces in US

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 14:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

A nuclear scientist at the centre of a US-Iran abduction row takes refuge in the Iranian section of Pakistan's US embassy.
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Honest cleaner returns $50,000 lost cash

Monday, July 12th 2010, 15:52

A Pakistani hotel attendant gains recognition after handing in more than $50,000 (£33,000) in cash left behind by a guest, reports Syed Shoaib Hasan.
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Pakistan points finger over blast

Monday, July 12th 2010, 14:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's interior minister blames Taliban militants from Afghanistan for a bomb blast in a tribal area that killed more than 100 people.
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Pakistan suicide blast toll soars

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 20:14

The death toll in a double suicide bombing in a north-west Pakistan village rises over 100 as more bodies are found, officials say.
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Gunmen kill Pakistani tribesmen

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 13:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Eleven Pakistani Shia tribesmen are killed as they divert into Afghanistan to avoid unsafe Pakistan road.
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Pakistan suicide bomb kills many

Friday, July 9th 2010, 15:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 50 people are killed in a suicide bombing in a Pakistani tribal village on the border with Afghanistan, officials say.
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Relatives question Pakistan army

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 16:37

Relatives of 23 suspected militants killed by Pakistani forces say they were in custody at the time of their deaths.
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Pakistan army in militant clashes

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 16:03

At least 23 militants are killed in clashes with the army in north-west Pakistan, police tell the BBC.
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Umar Akmal stars in Pakistan win

Monday, July 5th 2010, 19:28
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Umar Akmal sets up a 23-run win for Pakistan over Australia in the first of two Twenty20 internationals in the UK.
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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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