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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

Is this Pakistan's watershed Taliban moment?

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 15:09
related places: Taliban

Has the real war on terror finally started in Pakistan?
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VIDEO: Pakistan principal 'chose to stay'

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 15:08
related places: Taliban

The son of the principal who died in the Pakistan school attack says Taliban militants had made a number of threats against the army-run school.
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Pakistan bails Mumbai attack suspect

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 13:12

A man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, which left 165 people dead. is granted bail by a court in Pakistan.
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VIDEO: 'Three boys died before my eyes'

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 10:42

A survivor of the Pakistan school attack, Aqif Azeem, describes what happened when gunmen stormed the school.
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Sharif vow to end Pakistan terrorism

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 18:32
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

Pakistani leader Nawaz Sharif vows to rid his country of terrorism after the Taliban killed 141 people, mostly children, at a Peshawar school.
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VIDEO: Can Pakistan unite against Taliban?

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 13:53
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

BBC reporter Nick Childs gauges the mood in Pakistan following the Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar and looks at the government's response.
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Pakistan cricket to donate proceeds

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 12:55
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Peshawar

Pakistan donate all proceeds from Wednesday's one-day match with New Zealand to the victims of the Peshawar school massacre.
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Pakistan mourns its school dead

Wednesday, December 17th 2014, 11:39
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

Funerals are being held in Peshawar after Pakistan's deadliest Taliban attack left 132 children and nine staff dead at a school.
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Taliban massacre children at school

Tuesday, December 16th 2014, 18:30
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

The Pakistan Taliban launch their deadliest attack ever, leaving 132 children and nine adults dead at a school in Peshawar.
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The Pakistani women punished for love

Friday, December 12th 2014, 22:01

How Pakistan's women are punished for love
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VIDEO: Pakistan's women accused of adultery

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 6:28

The BBC's Yalda Hakim has gained rare access to a women's prison and a shelter for women fleeing their families to find out what life is like for some of Pakistan's most vulnerable
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Malala 'hopes to be Pakistan PM'

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 10:29

As she prepares to receive her Nobel Peace Prize, Malala Yousafzai tells the BBC of her political ambitions - and her hopes to be Pakistan PM.
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Polio worker shot dead in Pakistan

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 11:45
related places: Faisalabad

Gunmen on a motorcycle kill a schoolteacher engaged in polio vaccination in the north-eastern Pakistani city of Faisalabad.
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A reinvigorated anti-Taliban alliance?

Tuesday, December 9th 2014, 7:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Afghan-Pakistani alliance boosted by victories, says Ahmed Rashid
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New home for rescued snow leopard

Monday, December 8th 2014, 13:57

A snow leopard that has been living in a cage by a road since being rescued in Pakistan two years ago is to move to a specially designed facility.
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US 'repatriates Taliban chief'

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 14:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Bagram, Taliban

The US is reported to have repatriated to Pakistan a senior Pakistani Taliban commander, Latif Mehsud, who was held at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan.
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Pakistan's Hafeez handed bowling ban

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 9:55

Pakistan off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez is banned from bowling in international cricket because of an illegal action.
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Al-Qaeda chief 'killed in Pakistan'

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 11:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London, New York

Adnan el Shukrijumah, an al-Qaeda militant accused of planning to bomb trains in New York and London, is killed in Pakistan, officials say.
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PM plea over Scot jailed in Pakistan

Friday, December 5th 2014, 14:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron raises the case of a Scottish grandfather being held on death row in Pakistan during a meeting with the country's prime minister.
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Pakistan preacher denies blasphemy

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 16:42

Police in Pakistan investigate a former pop star for blasphemy after he was caught on camera allegedly insulting one of the Prophet Muhammad's wives.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's sex advice phone-in show

Monday, December 1st 2014, 17:28

A Pakistani TV channel is breaking new ground by airing a weekly phone-in show that discusses sexual health.
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VIDEO: Living with Aids in Pakistan

Monday, December 1st 2014, 7:01

Living with Aids in Pakistan - a country where so much stigma is attached to the condition.
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Fourth fastest Test 200 for McCullum

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 14:37
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hits the fourth fastest double hundred in Test history against Pakistan in Sharjah.
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Fastest New Zealand ton for McCullum

Friday, November 28th 2014, 13:55
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Brendon McCullum hits a century off 78 balls against Pakistan at Sharjah, the quickest ever by a New Zealander in Tests.
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India troops in Kashmir gun battle

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 16:22
related countries: India India
related places: At, Kashmir

At least 10 people are killed in a gun battle between Indian troops and suspected Pakistani militants in the disputed territory of Kashmir.
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VIDEO: Polio workers killed in Pakistan

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 16:43
related places: Quetta

Authorities in Balochistan, Pakistan, have suspended a campaign against polio after four workers were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the city of Quetta.
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Gunmen kill Pakistan polio workers

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 13:45
related places: Quetta

Four polio vaccination workers are shot dead and three injured in the south-west Pakistani city of Quetta.
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VIDEO: Football first for Pakistan women

Friday, November 21st 2014, 15:43

The South Asian Football Federation Championship is taking place in Pakistan
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VIDEO: A safe haven for street children

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 13:08

The number of sexually abused children in Pakistan has risen in the past year according to a report released this week, and local charities are calling from more efforts to protect vulnerable children .
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Four condemned for Pakistan murder

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 15:17

Four people are sentenced to death for killing their pregnant relative in an "honour killing" case that caused widespread outrage.
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Spinner Hafeez to face bowling tests

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 12:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan off-spinner Mohammad Hafeez will fly to England for tests after being reported for a suspect bowling action.
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Fears over Pakistan-Afghan border

Tuesday, November 18th 2014, 10:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

As a major survey finds most Afghans still concerned about security, the BBC speaks to a top Pakistan security official about cross-border safety.
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VIDEO: Pakistan hails Taliban crackdown

Monday, November 17th 2014, 1:04
related places: Taliban

The Pakistan army claims more than 1,200 suspected Taliban militants have been killed during its five month crackdown.
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Viewpoint: Pakistan's social services are collapsing

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 1:23

Pakistan government blamed for many problems
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Afghan president in Pakistan visit

Friday, November 14th 2014, 9:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Islamabad

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is to meet Pakistani leaders on his first visit to Islamabad - a trip seen as a chance to reset troubled ties.
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Pakistan 'hospital rape' arrests

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 16:51

Three men accused of drugging and gang-raping a female patient at a government hospital in Pakistan have been arrested, police say.
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Dozens die in Pakistan bus crash

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 9:03

At least 50 people are killed after a passenger bus collided with a truck in southern Pakistan.
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'Militants dead' in Khyber fighting

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 16:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Khyber

The bodies of at least 17 suspected militants are recovered in Pakistan's restive Khyber tribal agency near the Afghan border, the army says.
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Terror amongst Pakistan's Christians

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 0:53

Pakistan's Christians traumatised by mob killings
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VIDEO: Fear in 'blasphemy' murder village

Friday, November 7th 2014, 3:35

The murder of a Christian couple on Tuesday for allegedly desecrating the Koran highlights the sensitivity of the issue in Pakistan.
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Pakistan policeman kills 'blasphemer'

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 17:08

A Pakistani policeman is arrested after allegedly killing a man with an axe because he suspected him of committing blasphemy.
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Pakistan 'blasphemy' deaths arrests

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 13:05

Pakistani police arrest at least 43 suspects in connection with Tuesday's killing of a Christian couple accused of desecrating the Koran.
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Pakistan mob kills 'blasphemy' pair

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 15:29

A Christian couple in Pakistan are beaten to death and burned by a crowd after being accused of desecrating a Koran, police say.
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Clarke frustrated after whitewash

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 20:13
related countries: Australia Australia, India India

Michael Clarke says Australia's whitewash by Pakistan shows lessons have not been learned from last year's defeat to India.
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VIDEO: Anguish in Lahore after Wagah attack

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 16:26
related countries: India India
related places: Lahore, Wagah

Funerals have been talking place across Punjab province for some of those killed in Sunday's suicide attack at the Wagah crossing, the only road crossing between India and Pakistan.
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Rivals hold ceremony despite attack

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 14:23
related countries: India India
related places: Wagah

India and Pakistan go ahead with a military ceremony at the Wagah border crossing, despite earlier plans to suspend it after a big suicide attack.
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VIDEO: Lahore hospital full after attack

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 13:43
related countries: India India
related places: Lahore

Shumaila Jaffery reports from Lahore hospital after a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India.
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Pakistan border bombing kills dozens

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 3:10
related countries: India India
related places: Lahore, Wagah

More than 50 people in Pakistan have been killed in a suicide bombing close to the country's only border crossing with India, officials say.
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VIDEO: Pakistan 'suicide' blast 'kills many'

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 22:08
related places: Lahore

At least 50 people have been killed and 70 hurt in a suspected suicide bombing at a Pakistan-India border town near the city of Lahore, officials say.
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VIDEO: Imran Khan faces decision over protests

Sunday, November 2nd 2014, 0:56

Imran Khan talks to Shaimaa Khalil about his calls for political reform in Pakistan.
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Younus hits 213 as Pakistan dominate

Friday, October 31st 2014, 16:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Younus Khan records his fifth Test double century as Pakistan dominate the second and final match against Australia.
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Younus hits third successive century

Thursday, October 30th 2014, 14:22
related countries: Australia Australia

Younus Khan hits a third successive hundred as Pakistan close day one of the final Test with Australia on 304-2.
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VIDEO: Acid attack survivors' refuge

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 17:13

Musarat Misbah, the owner of a chain of beauty parlours in Pakistan, has set up a charity to help care for acid attack survivors whom she also employs in the salons.
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Death for Bangladesh Islamist leader

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 14:17
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The head of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party is sentenced to death for war crimes committed during the independence war against Pakistan.
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The second funniest person in the world is Pakistani

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 16:30

The second funniest person in the world is Pakistani
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VIDEO: Pakistan polio plan 'a disaster'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 4:06

The polio vaccination programme in Pakistan has been described as ''a disaster'' by monitors reporting to the World Health Organization.
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Younus sets Pakistan century record

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 13:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Younus Khan becomes Pakistan's highest Test century maker as they set Australia 438 to win the first Test in Dubai.
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Pakistan's bewildering array of militants

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 1:13

Pakistan's here today, gone tomorrow militant factions
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Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

Friday, October 24th 2014, 12:24
related countries: United States United States

One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.
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Mortar fire on Pakistan-Iran border

Friday, October 24th 2014, 8:58
related countries: Iran Iran

Pakistani and Iranian forces have exchanged mortar fire, in the latest incident between the two countries along their porous border.
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Quetta mourns attacks on Shias

Friday, October 24th 2014, 8:04
related places: Quetta

Markets are shut and lawyers are on strike after a day of violence across the Pakistani city of Quetta, which left at least 13 dead.
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VIDEO: Security for polio workers in Pakistan

Friday, October 24th 2014, 1:27

The number of cases of polio in Pakistan has topped 200 for the first time in nearly 15 years.
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Deadly attacks hit Quetta city

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 17:43
related places: Quetta

The leader of one of Pakistan's biggest religious parties escapes as at least 13 people are killed in a spate of attacks in the Pakistani city of Quetta.
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Protest group ends Islamabad sit-in

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 12:47
related places: Islamabad

Supporters of a leading anti-government cleric in Pakistan end a two-month protest in the capital Islamabad against PM Nawaz Sharif, but others remain.
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Pakistan Taliban sack spokesman

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 11:16

The Pakistan Taliban sack their spokesman Shahidullah Shahid after he pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS).
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Pakistan suspends pro-Khan channel

Monday, October 20th 2014, 19:48
related places: Khan

Pakistan's authorities suspend ARY News TV channel, which supports anti-government protests led by opposition politician Imran Khan, for 15 days.
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Pakistani Hindus want Diwali holiday

Monday, October 20th 2014, 15:46

Members of Pakistan's Hindu community are calling on the government to make the festival of Diwali a national holiday.
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Pakistan charity boss 'heartbroken'

Monday, October 20th 2014, 8:34

One of Pakistan's top charity leaders tells the BBC he is heartbroken after being robbed at gunpoint.
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Pakistan's 'drunk mullah'

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 0:07

Pakistani scholar accused of being drunk during TV appearance
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Asia Bibi death sentence upheld

Thursday, October 16th 2014, 12:33

A Pakistani court upholds the death penalty against a Christian women convicted of blasphemy in 2010.
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Cellar slave girl to receive £100,000

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 19:03

A deaf girl from Pakistan kept as a slave for nine years by a millionaire couple from Salford is awarded £100,000 in compensation.
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At least seven die at Pakistan rally

Friday, October 10th 2014, 21:59
related places: Multan

Seven die in a stampede at a rally addressed by Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan in Multan, with around 40 others injured.
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Laureate Malala urges child rights

Friday, October 10th 2014, 18:43
related countries: India India

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai urges children to demand their rights after winning the Nobel Peace Prize with Indian campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.
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VIDEO: Malala told of Nobel award in lesson

Friday, October 10th 2014, 16:06
related countries: India India

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai has said she is honoured to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights campaigner.
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