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Lawyer files for return of Koh-i-Noor

Friday, December 4th 2015, 10:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A petition demanding the return of the Koh-i-Noor diamond, one of the British Royal Family's Crown Jewels, has been filed in a Pakistan court, reports say.
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Taliban leader 'wounded in gunfight'

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 18:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Quetta

Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been seriously wounded in shooting at a meeting of militants in Pakistan, Taliban sources say.
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Four hanged over Peshawar attack

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 12:51
related places: Peshawar

Pakistan hangs four men linked to last year's massacre at an army school which killed more than 150 people, the first executions in relation to the attack.
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Pakistani female fighter pilot mourned

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 4:09
related places: Karachi

The first Pakistani female fighter pilot to die on operational service is laid to rest after a funeral at a Karachi air force base.
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VIDEO: When Anwar met Malala

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 0:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Malala

A terminally ill teenage boy from Pakistan has been flown to the UK to fulfil his dying wish to meet the Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai.
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International bomb plotter jailed in US

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 18:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US is sentenced to 40 years in jail for plotting attacks in Manchester, New York and Copenhagen.
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Pakistani female fighter pilot killed

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 15:45

Pakistani fighter pilot Marium Mukhtiar dies in a training crash, the country's first combat-ready female pilot to be killed in service.
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VIDEO: Muslim comedians denounce Paris attacks

Monday, November 23rd 2015, 9:59
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A Muslim comedy trio from Pakistan has taken a stand against the stance of those who carried out the attacks in Paris.
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Bangladesh hangs chiefs over war crimes

Saturday, November 21st 2015, 22:01

Two Bangladesh opposition leaders are executed for war crimes committed during the 1971 independence struggle against Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Divorcees are 'not criminals'

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 1:16

The former wife of Pakistani politician Imran Khan speaks out about the stigma associated with divorce within the South-Asian culture.
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Why is Pakistan's army chief all over social media?

Sunday, November 15th 2015, 2:40

Why an army chief is suddenly all over social media
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Pakistan cafe accused of misogyny

Friday, November 13th 2015, 16:10
related places: Islamabad

A cafe in Islamabad, Pakistan, is accused of misogyny for a string of Facebook jokes playing on the anti-feminist "make me a sandwich" meme.
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Younus to retire from one-day format

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 10:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan batsman Younus Khan will retire from one-day cricket after his side's limited-over game against England on Wednesday.
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Morgan backs Buttler to find form

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 15:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Jos Buttler can put his Test woes behind him in the ODI series against Pakistan, says captain Eoin Morgan.
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Hopes dim for Lahore factory survivors

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 17:26
related places: Lahore

A clear-up operation is under way at the site of a collapsed factory in the Pakistani city of Lahore as hopes fade that more survivors can be found.
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England collapse to Pakistan defeat

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 9:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England subside to a 127-run defeat in the third and final Test against Pakistan and a 2-0 series loss.
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VIDEO: Man pulled from rubble in Lahore

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 8:11
related places: Lahore

A major rescue operation is under way to save dozens of people thought to be trapped in rubble after a factory collapsed in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistan factory collapse 'kills 16'

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 19:14
related places: Lahore

At least 16 people have been killed in the Pakistani city of Lahore after an factory under construction collapsed, officials say.
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'Batsmen must pull fingers out'

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 15:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England will have to "bat very well" if they are to beat Pakistan and tie the Test series 1-1, says bowler James Anderson.
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BJP leader pulls Shah Rukh Khan tweet

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 14:21
related countries: India India

A senior politician from India's ruling BJP retracts a tweet suggesting actor Shah Rukh Khan's "soul is in Pakistan" amid outrage on social media.
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Late wickets dent England's hopes

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 13:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's hopes of beating Pakistan in the final Test are dented by the loss of two wickets late on day four in Sharjah.
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Pakistan airliner veers off runway

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 16:10
related places: Lahore

A plane skids off the runway at an airport in the Pakistani city of Lahore after one of its tyres burst, with at least 10 people injured.
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England can still win, says Taylor

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 15:43

England are still confident they can win the third and final Test against Pakistan in Sharjah, according to batsman James Taylor.
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England fight to leave Test poised

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 13:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England strike late on day three as Pakistan finish on 146-3, a lead of 74, in the third and final Test in Sharjah.
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Stokes will not bowl in third Test

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 9:24

England's Ben Stokes bats despite a "collar bone joint injury" which will prevent him bowling again in the final Pakistan Test.
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India soldiers killed in Kashmir firing

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 3:48
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Pakistani forces kill two Indian troops in firing along the de facto border dividing Kashmir between the two countries, India's army has said.
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Taylor puts England in good position

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 13:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Taylor's unbeaten 74 helps England to 222-4, trailing Pakistan by 12 after two days of the final Test in Sharjah.
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VIDEO: The heirs to a Qawwali music dynasty

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 13:04

The heirs to a Pakistani musical dynasty, brothers Kaif and Saif Ali Miandad Khan, have performed at the sacred Baba Farid's shrine for the first time.
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The heirs to a Qawwali music dynasty

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 22:24

New stars emerge in a Pakistani musical dynasty
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Stokes faces scan on shoulder injury

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 15:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's Ben Stokes will have a scan on the shoulder injury he suffered on the first day of the third Test against Pakistan.
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Pace bowlers give England early edge

Sunday, November 1st 2015, 13:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Anderson and Stuart Broad give England the better of the first day of the third and final Test against Pakistan.
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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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