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Imran Khan and wife file for divorce

Friday, October 30th 2015, 10:13

Imran Khan, head of Pakistan's opposition Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party, and his wife Reham Khan file for divorce, 10 months after they wed.
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England's Wood rested for third Test

Friday, October 30th 2015, 7:01

England fast bowler Mark Wood is rested for the third Test against Pakistan to protect an ankle injury.
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VIDEO: Quake trauma in Pakistan villages

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 12:14

The Pakistan government has said it it will offer relief and compensation to survivors of Monday's powerful earthquake.
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Why Pakistani Hindus leave their homes for India

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 0:51
related countries: India India

Why Pakistani Hindus leave their homes for India
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Afghan-Pakistan quake rescue expands

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 17:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan and Pakistan step up efforts to help those affected by Monday's magnitude-7.5 earthquake, which killed more than 360 people.
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Pakistanis killed in cross-border fire

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 13:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan says seven of its soldiers have been killed in the South Waziristan tribal region by fire from across the border with Afghanistan.
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VIDEO: Quake injured treated in hospital

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 12:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

People injured in Monday's earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan are being treated in hospital, as the search for survivors in more remote areas continues.
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Rashid not to blame - Bayliss

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 8:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Trevor Bayliss says no-one is blaming Adil Rashid for the manner of his dismissal in England's second Test defeat by Pakistan.
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Hundreds die in Afghan-Pakistan quake

Monday, October 26th 2015, 20:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India

More than 260 people are reported killed after a major earthquake hits north-east Afghanistan and Pakistan, with many more injured.
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Batting collapse cost us - Cook

Monday, October 26th 2015, 14:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook praises England's "character", but says their first-innings collapse cost them in the defeat by Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Moment quake hits Kabul TV studio

Monday, October 26th 2015, 13:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India
related places: Kabul

A presenter on Kabul's Ariana TV was forced to leave his desk as an earthquake hit. Tremors have been felt in Pakistan and northern India as well as northern Afghanistan.
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VIDEO: 'Panic and chaos' as quake hits Kabul

Monday, October 26th 2015, 12:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India
related places: Kabul

A powerful earthquake has struck northern Afghanistan, with tremors also felt in Pakistan and northern India.
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Indian 'mystery woman': Family not mine

Monday, October 26th 2015, 12:26
related countries: India India

An Indian woman who was stranded in Pakistan for a decade returns home, but says the family she identified in photos is not hers.
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Indian 'mystery girl' returns home

Monday, October 26th 2015, 6:04
related countries: India India

An Indian woman found on the Pakistani side of the border more than a decade ago returns to India after identifying her family.
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Geeta: Indian village awaits return of 'mystery girl'

Monday, October 26th 2015, 0:08
related countries: India India

Indian village awaits return of mystery girl from Pakistan
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Pakistan threaten World T20 boycott

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 17:51
related countries: India India

Pakistan may boycott next year's World Twenty20 if India fail to play a proposed series with them this year.
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Wahab & Misbah destroy England hopes

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 14:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England trail Pakistan by 358 runs in the second Test after they collapse on a disastrous third day in Dubai.
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Pakistan bomber kills Shia marchers

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 21:18
related places: Jacobabad

A suicide bomber kills at least 22 people at a Shia procession in Jacobabad, southern Pakistan, the second such attack in as many days.
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England need one big score - Broad

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 18:52

England need one batsman to make a "really big score" if they are to win the second Test against Pakistan, says Stuart Broad.
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Root and Cook lead England reply

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 15:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Joe Root hits 76 not out and Alastair Cook 65 as England close on 182-3 after bowling Pakistan out for 378 in the second Test.
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Pakistan and Afghanistan: The new Great Game

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 2:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

What is Pakistan's agenda when it comes to Afghanistan?
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Stokes may miss second Pakistan Test

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 12:40

England must "be careful" with all-rounder Ben Stokes as he recovers from a stomach virus, says captain Alastair Cook.
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Pakistan opens up over nuclear plans

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 23:40

Why has Pakistan disclosed it has atomic weapons?
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Pakistan bus blast kills 11

Monday, October 19th 2015, 20:09
related places: Quetta

A bomb explosion on a bus in the Pakistani city of Quetta has killed at least 11 people and wounded a further 22, police say.
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Under-review Asif gets Pakistan call

Monday, October 19th 2015, 12:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bilal Asif is added to Pakistan's squad for the second Test against England - despite his bowling action being under review.
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India-Pakistan cricket talks cancelled

Monday, October 19th 2015, 10:02
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

A meeting between India and Pakistan's cricket board chiefs in Mumbai is cancelled after a protest by far-right Hindu nationalists.
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England can force a win - Root

Friday, October 16th 2015, 16:05

England batsman Joe Root says the tourists have a chance of victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan.
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Cook hits 263 to give England lead

Friday, October 16th 2015, 15:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook plays the longest innings by an Englishman to help England lead Pakistan by 46 runs in the first Test.
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Captain Cook leads England reply

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 14:17
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Alastair Cook hits an unbeaten 168 as England reach 290-3, trailing Pakistan by 233 in the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
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Indian 'mystery girl' finds her family

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 13:40
related countries: India India

An Indian woman found on the Pakistani side of the border more than a decade ago identifies her family from photos and may soon be heading home.
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'It's not fair to criticise Rashid'

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 15:34

Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali are defended by Geoffrey Boycott after combined bowling figures of 64-2-284-0 against Pakistan.
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Pakistan in control against England

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 14:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shoaib Malik's 245 puts Pakistan in control against England, who survive a testing final session on day two of the first Test.
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Injured Finn out of England tour

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 8:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England pace bowler Steven Finn is ruled out of the Test and one-day series against Pakistan with a foot injury.
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Rockslide kills 13 in Karachi

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 9:56
related places: Karachi

A rare rockslide in Pakistan's city of Karachi hits several makeshift homes, killing 13 people including seven children, officials say.
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Indian activist hit by ink attack

Monday, October 12th 2015, 16:11
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Far-right Hindus in Mumbai douse the leader of an Indian think-tank with ink in protest at the launch of a book by a former Pakistani foreign minister.
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Injured Finn ruled out of first Test

Monday, October 12th 2015, 12:03

England fast bowler Steven Finn is ruled out of the first Test against Pakistan with a stress injury to his left foot.
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Pakistani singer to perform in Delhi

Friday, October 9th 2015, 9:32
related places: Ghulam Ali

Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali agrees to perform in Delhi after his concert in Mumbai was cancelled after protests by a right-wing Hindu party.
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Moeen and Hales fail for England

Friday, October 9th 2015, 7:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hales

Moeen Ali and Alex Hales both falter in the top order of England's final warm-up match before the first Test against Pakistan.
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Finn impresses ahead of first Test

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 17:30

England's Steven Finn takes four wickets in a warm-up game to press claims for a place in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Pakistani singer's India show cancelled

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 11:54
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

A concert by Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali in the Indian city of Mumbai is cancelled after protests by a right-wing Hindu party.
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VIDEO: Pakistan earthquake: Ten years on

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 9:48

Shaimaa Khalil reports on a school where students are studying outdoors, 10 years after a major earthquake in Pakistan.
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No appeal for Pakistan governor killer

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 13:58

Pakistan's Supreme Court upholds the death sentence of a police bodyguard who killed a senior politician over his support for blasphemy law reform.
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Mixed first day for England hopefuls

Monday, October 5th 2015, 17:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonny Bairstow hits an unbeaten 66 but Moeen Ali fails in the opening spot for England on day one against Pakistan A.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's first female fire fighter

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 23:02

Shazia Parveen is breaking taboos in Pakistan by becoming the country's only female fire fighter.
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Taylor 'ready for England Test spot'

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 14:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's James Taylor says he is better equipped to return to Test cricket against Pakistan after a three-year absence.
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Inzamam named Afghanistan coach

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 17:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Afghanistan appoint former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq as temporary coach for their tour of Zimbabwe.
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'Australia wrong to cancel tour'

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 16:35
related countries: Australia Australia, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Australia were "overly sensitive" to postpone a tour of Bangladesh over security, says the president of Pakistan's Cricket Board.
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VIDEO: Nigeria close to eradicating polio

Friday, September 25th 2015, 18:02
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Until recently there were three countries - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria - where polio was endemic, now there remain just two.
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Patel replaces Ansari for England

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 13:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

All-rounder Samit Patel is called up for England's Test series against Pakistan, replacing the injured Zafar Ansari.
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Pakistan delays hanging paraplegic man

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 10:19

The execution of a paraplegic prisoner in Pakistan is delayed, his lawyer says, because he could not be hanged in compliance with prison guidelines.
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The 'mobs for hire' in Pakistan

Monday, September 21st 2015, 10:16

Lynchings and protests to order - if the price is right
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VIDEO: The men behind the mobs in Pakistan

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 23:02

BBC Urdu reporter Saba Eitizaz investigates the men running the mobs in Pakistan who say anything is available at the right price.
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Taliban 'kill 29' at Pakistan air base

Friday, September 18th 2015, 15:29
related places: Peshawar

Militants kill at least 29 people, including worshippers at a mosque, in an attack on an air force base in the northern city of Peshawar, officials say.
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'Two dead' in Kashmir violence

Friday, September 18th 2015, 1:37
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

A man and a teenage girl have been killed by "unprovoked" firing from the Indian military in the disputed Kashmir region, says Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's struggle in child heart surgery

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 11:09
related places: Lahore

The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil travels to Lahore in Pakistan to meet a family who are finally able to get heart surgery for their child.
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Pakistan's struggle to heal young hearts

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 23:39

A struggle to heal young hearts in Pakistan
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VIDEO: Mass shooting survivor's 'second chance'

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 6:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Peshawar

A Pakistani teenager who was told he would never walk again after being critically injured in last year's Peshawar school massacre, has fresh hope of a full life after his successful surgery in the UK.
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Hales and Ansari picked for UAE tour

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 13:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alex Hales, Zafar Ansari and James Taylor are selected for England's Test series against Pakistan, but Adam Lyth is dropped.
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VIDEO: Charred wreckage after Pakistan blast

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:59
related places: Multan

At least 10 people have been killed and more than 40 injured in an explosion at a bus terminal in the Pakistani city of Multan, officials say.
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Malaysia makes Bangkok bomb arrests

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:47
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Malaysian police have arrested two Malaysians and one Pakistani in connection to last month's deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine.
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Several dead in Pakistan bus stop blast

Monday, September 14th 2015, 0:30
related places: Multan

At least 10 people have been killed in an explosion at a bus station in the Pakistani city of Multan, officials say.
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Pakistan enforces bustard hunting ban

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 15:44

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered a total ban on the hunting of the Houbara bustard, an endangered migratory bird prized by hunters from the Gulf states.
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Second Pakistan media worker shot dead

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 13:45
related places: Karachi

Gunmen in Pakistan shoot dead a former journalist in Karachi, the third such attack on media personnel in less than 24 hours.
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VIDEO: 'I helped Queen haggle for discount'

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 10:41

The BBC's Pakistan correspondent Shaimaa Khalil visited the former Governor of the Punjab Province, who accompanied the Queen during her visit to Pakistan in 1997.
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Gunmen kill murdered activist's driver

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 7:31
related places: Karachi

Gunmen in the Pakistani city of Karachi kill the driver of prominent activist Sabeen Mehmud who was murdered in April.
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Pakistani drone 'kills three militants'

Monday, September 7th 2015, 12:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's military says it has deployed a locally-made drone for the first time, killing three militants near the Afghan border.
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The secret troops who tried to start a rebellion

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 0:07

The Pakistani troops who tried to start a rebellion
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Death row delay for Pakistan paraplegic

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 11:44

Pakistani prison officials miss a court deadline to explain how they would hang a disabled man on death row for a murder he says he did not commit.
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India celebrates 1965 war 'victory'

Friday, August 28th 2015, 10:37
related countries: India India

India begins more than three weeks of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of what it claims was victory in the 1965 war with Pakistan.
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Baloch rebel leader 'ready to talk'

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 15:27
related places: Baloch

A leading Baloch separatist tells the BBC he is ready to negotiate with Pakistan, as long as the army ends military operations in the province.
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VIDEO: Human impact of Kashmir conflict

Monday, August 24th 2015, 0:53
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Planned high-level talks between India and Pakistan have been cancelled hours before they were due to start.
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Chinese cyclist released in Pakistan

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 18:01
related countries: China China

A Chinese man kidnapped while cycling through Pakistan in May last year is freed by the security forces, the Pakistani government says.
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Row cancels India-Pakistan talks

Saturday, August 22nd 2015, 19:39
related countries: India India

Planned high-level talks between India and Pakistan are cancelled amid mutual recriminations as both sides disagree over the agenda.
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Suicide blast kills Punjab minister

Sunday, August 16th 2015, 11:41

Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada is killed in a suicide attack on his office in the eastern Pakistani province, officials say.
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Ex-Pakistan intelligence chief dies

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 22:18

Hamid Gul, a former chief of Pakistan's powerful military intelligence (ISI) who was known for his hardline Islamist views, dies aged 79.
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Minister resigns over BBC interview

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 17:06

Pakistani minister Mushahidullah Khan resigns after an interview with BBC Urdu in which he made allegations against a former intelligence chief.
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