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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

VIDEO: OK! magazine launches in Pakistan

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 15:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK-based international celebrity magazine, OK!, has launched a new edition in Pakistan - an apparently unlikely location for an upmarket, global, publication.
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Pakistan beat Australia in thriller

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 13:58
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mirpur

Pakistan, aided by Umar Akmal's scintillating 94, beat Australia by 16 runs in their World Twenty20 Group Two match in Mirpur.
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India thrash Pakistan in World T20

Friday, March 21st 2014, 17:06
related places: Mirpur

India beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the first match of the Super 10 phase at the ICC World Twenty20 in Mirpur.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's new women-only bus service

Friday, March 21st 2014, 0:01
related places: Islamabad, Rawalpindi

Authorities in Pakistan launch a female-only minibus service between the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in an attempt to reduce the physical and verbal harassment of women who travel on public transport.
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India & Pakistan begin World T20 bids

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 17:02
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Rivals India and Pakistan begin the Super 10 phase of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh on Friday.
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Indian author Khushwant Singh dies

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 9:09
related countries: India India

Indian novelist and journalist Khushwant Singh, who wrote Train to Pakistan, has died aged 99, his family says.
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VIDEO: Hunger in Pakistan after dry winter

Monday, March 17th 2014, 11:48

Pakistan's government confirms that more than a million people are suffering after a dry winter in the country's southern province of Sindh.
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Bin Laden doctor's sentence reduced

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 12:53
related countries: United States United States

A court in Pakistan cuts by 10 years the prison sentence handed down to a doctor alleged to have helped the US locate Osama Bin Laden.
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Pakistan self-immolation teen dies

Friday, March 14th 2014, 18:15

A Pakistani teenager has died a day after setting herself on fire after police dropped charges against those accused of attempting to rape her.
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Peshawar bomb disposal teams suffer heavy toll

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 21:59

On the front line with Pakistan bomb squad
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VIDEO: Dry winter kills children in Pakistan

Monday, March 10th 2014, 10:55
related places: Mithi

More than 100 children have died in Mithi and Tharparkar, two desert areas of Pakistan, following a very dry winter.
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Sri Lanka seal Asia Cup final win

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 16:25
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dhaka

Sri Lanka beat holders Pakistan by five wickets with 22 balls remaining at the Asia Cup final in Mirpur:
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India drops student sedition charge

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 22:13
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmiri

Authorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh drop sedition charges against a group of Kashmiri students for apparently cheering the country's arch rival Pakistan in a cricket match.
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Pakistan troops killed during truce

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 9:37

At least six Pakistani soldiers are killed in a bombing in the north-west, as violence continues despite an apparent ceasefire with militants.
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Fizza Malik: Face of Pakistan's latest tragedy

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 18:34

The lawyer whose work had only just begun
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Can Taliban ceasefire prevent bloodshed?

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 11:59

The many factors that can undermine a ceasefire in Pakistan
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Deadly attack on Pakistan court

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 15:22
related places: Islamabad

At least 11 people are killed and 24 wounded in a gun and bomb attack in Islamabad, one of the deadliest attack in the capital for years.
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VIDEO: Deadly attack on Pakistan court

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 10:00
related places: Islamabad

At least 11 people have been killed in an attack at a court in Islamabad, in one of the deadliest assaults on the Pakistan capital for years.
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Pakistan's 'invisible' President Mamnoon Hussain

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 1:20

In search of Pakistan's reclusive president
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Pakistan to halt Taliban air strikes

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 16:14
related places: Taliban

Pakistan says it will stop air strikes against the Taliban, after the militants announced a month-long ceasefire.
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Pakistan Taliban announce month truce

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 15:32

The Pakistani Taliban announce a month-long ceasefire aimed at reviving peace talks with the government which broke down last month.
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Deadly attack on Pakistan polio team

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 9:55

A bomb attack on a polio vaccination team in north-west Pakistan has killed at least 11 people, officials say.
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Pakistan air strikes in tribal areas

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 15:17

Pakistan's military launch air strikes against suspected militant hideouts in the north-west, killing at least 30 people, officials say.
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Bomber targets Iran Pakistan mission

Monday, February 24th 2014, 16:42
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Peshawar

Two Pakistani security guards have been killed in a suspected suicide bombing outside the Iranian consulate in the city of Peshawar, police say.
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Top Pakistan Taliban man 'shot dead'

Monday, February 24th 2014, 13:24

A top Pakistani Taliban commander, Asmatullah Shaheen, has been shot dead in the militant stronghold of North Waziristan, sources say.
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Afghan troops die in Taliban attack

Sunday, February 23rd 2014, 15:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kunar, Taliban

Taliban fighters kill 21 Afghan soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint in Kunar province close to Afghanistan's border with Pakistan.
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The untold story of Pakistan's other war

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 0:05

The untold story of Pakistan's other war
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Pakistan bombs militant hideouts

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 11:27

Pakistani fighter jets launch air strikes on a suspected militant area in the north-west, killing at least 15 people, local officials say.
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Musharraf in court for first time

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 12:07

Ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf has appeared in a Pakistani court for the first time on charges of treason.
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Iran 'may send forces to Pakistan'

Monday, February 17th 2014, 22:22

Iran warns it may send forces into Pakistan if it does not take action to free five border guards seized in Sistan Baluchistan earlier this month.
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Pakistan condemns killing by Taliban

Monday, February 17th 2014, 12:04
related places: Taliban

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the reported killing of 23 soldiers by a Taliban faction and warns of the impact on peace talks.
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Pakistani drone activist reappears

Friday, February 14th 2014, 18:18

Anti-drone campaigner Kareem Khan, abducted days before he was due to testify before European MPs, reappears in Pakistan.
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Pakistan police killed by bomb blast

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 6:55
related places: Karachi

At least 11 policemen have been killed and more than 40 injured in a suspected suicide bomb attack in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi.
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Fears over missing Pakistan activist

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 8:34

A court in Pakistan orders the government to produce an anti-drone activist who lawyers say is being detained by intelligence agencies.
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Nine anti-Taliban fighters killed

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 8:29
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

Militants shoot dead nine anti-Taliban militiamen in a gun and grenade attack in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Deadly blasts hit Pakistan cinema

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 12:41
related places: Peshawar

At least 10 people are killed when a series of blasts hit a cinema in Peshawar, north-west Pakistan, the second such attack in a fortnight.
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VIDEO: 'More females smoking' in Pakistan

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 0:13
related places: But

In Pakistan's conservative society, women smokers are often frowned upon. But anti-smoking campaigners say the number of female smokers is on the rise
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Punjab gas hit as pipelines bombed

Monday, February 10th 2014, 7:55

The gas supply to Pakistan's most populous province is mostly cut off after militants in the south-west blow up three pipelines, officials say.
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Eight shot dead in Pakistani city

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 21:41
related places: Karachi

Gunmen on motorbikes shoot dead eight people, including an eight-year-old girl, in an attack in the restive southern Pakistani city of Karachi.
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Pakistan enters talks with Taliban

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 18:12
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's government holds its first formal talks with a Taliban-nominated team, setting out five conditions, including an end to hostilities.
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VIDEO: 'People call me the father of a martyr'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 23:15
related places: Taliban

Nine people were killed in bombings in Pakistan, just hours after the government decided not to show up for negotiations with the Taliban.
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Taliban criticise peace talks delay

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 20:18
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani Taliban negotiators condemn the failure of government representatives to meet them in Islamabad, as peace efforts get off to a chaotic start.
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Pakistan Taliban peace talks delay

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 13:18
related places: Islamabad, Taliban

Pakistani government representatives fail to turn up to meet Taliban negotiators in Islamabad as preliminary peace efforts get off to a chaotic start.
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Ex-UKIP spokesman led kidnap gang

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 7:35

A man who acted as UKIP's Commonwealth spokesman has served a seven-year jail sentence over a kidnapping in Pakistan, BBC Newsnight reveals.
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Khan declines Taliban talks role

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 19:29
related places: Taliban

Pakistani politician Imran Khan will not be part of a team representing the Taliban in peace talks with the government, his party confirms.
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Umar Akmal arrested after warden row

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 13:21
related places: Lahore

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal is arrested in Lahore after being accused of assaulting a police warden.
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New Musharraf arrest warrant issued

Friday, January 31st 2014, 13:22

A Pakistani court issues an arrest warrant for ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf, rejecting his plea to go abroad for medical treatment.
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VIDEO: Pakistan festival 'damaging ruins'

Friday, January 31st 2014, 12:50

Conservationists in Pakistan have asked Unesco to stop part of a cultural event being held on a World Heritage site, after fears that it could damage the ruins.
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Protests over Pakistan festival plan

Friday, January 31st 2014, 12:44

Activists in Pakistan protest over plans for a festival on the world heritage site at Mohenjo Daro as officials say they will press ahead regardless.
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Pakistan 'honour killers' convicted

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 20:32
related places: Kohistan

A court in the northern Pakistan region of Kohistan convicts six people - sentencing one to death - for the murder of three brothers in "honour killings".
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Pakistan festival 'damaging ruins'

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 19:03

Conservationists in Pakistan urge Unesco to stop the opening ceremony of a festival from being held on the World Heritage ruins of Mohenjo Daro.
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VIDEO: UK Pakistan murder suspects named

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 2:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK prosecutors ask Pakistan to trace two suspects believed to have been involved in the 2010 London murder of Pakistani political figure Imran Farooq.
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UK seeks pair over politician murder

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 20:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK prosecutors ask Pakistan to trace two suspects believed to have been involved in the 2010 London murder of Pakistani political figure Imran Farooq.
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Sharif seeks talks despite attacks

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 18:21
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says he still wants to hold peace talks with the Taliban, despite a wave of deadly attacks in recent months.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's schools without teachers

Wednesday, January 29th 2014, 10:02

Fewer than a third of children in Pakistan are learning the basics in reading and maths, with schools often having empty buildings and no teachers.
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Bhutto's son urges war on militants

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 12:12

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, son of assassinated ex-PM Benazir Bhutto, urges Pakistan to take military action against militants, in an exclusive BBC interview.
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Concern as Malala book launch halted

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 11:12
related places: Malala

An event in north-west Pakistan to launch activist Malala Yousafzai's memoir was cancelled after pressure from local officials, organisers say.
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VIDEO: Benazir Bhutto's son calls for action

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 2:38

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari tells the BBC's Lyse Doucet about his political ambitions and his call for military action, not talks, with armed groups in Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Uniform he was proud of, torn to shreds

Monday, January 27th 2014, 10:47

Pakistan's parliament has been meeting to discuss a response to a string of militant attacks that have already killed over a hundred people since the new year.
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Amnesty plea over blasphemy case

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 15:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Amnesty International calls for the immediate release of a man from the UK who is facing death under Pakistan's blasphemy laws.
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Pakistan in the grip of chaos

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 1:47
related places: Taliban

Ahmed Rashid on 'flawed thinking' in Pakistan over the Taliban
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Blasphemy death sentence for Briton

Friday, January 24th 2014, 21:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A court in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindii sentences a 70-year-old British man to death after convicting him of blasphemy.
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Pakistan protests over Shia bus bomb

Thursday, January 23rd 2014, 9:05

Thousands of people protest in cities and towns across Pakistan against the killing of Shia pilgrims in a bus bomb on Tuesday.
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Pakistanis killed guarding cyclist

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 17:12
related countries: Spain Spain

Gunmen shoot dead six guards escorting a Spanish cyclist through Pakistan's restive Balochistan, a day after a bomb there kills 28 Shia pilgrims.
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Bomb kills Pakistan polio guards

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 9:15

A bomb targeting a polio security team in north-west Pakistan has killed six policemen and a boy, police say.
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Pakistan jets bomb Taliban positions

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 17:13
related places: Taliban

Pakistani military aircraft bomb suspected Taliban positions in North Waziristan, following a wave of attacks against security forces.
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Pakistan bomb kills Shia pilgrims

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 16:07
related countries: Iran Iran

A bomb strikes a bus in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, killing at least 22 Shia pilgrims returning from a trip to Iran, officials say.
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Pakistan polio workers shot dead

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 7:50
related places: Karachi

Three polio workers are shot dead in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, a day after officials began new efforts to vaccinate millions of children.
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VIDEO: Fishermen jailed for straying at sea

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 0:09
related countries: India India

Hundreds of fishermen from India and Pakistan are in jails after accidentally crossing sea borders.
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Pakistan race to 302 for victory

Monday, January 20th 2014, 15:50
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan chase down 302 in two sessions to win the third Test against Sri Lanka and draw the series 1-1.
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Bomber strikes near Pakistan army HQ

Monday, January 20th 2014, 14:52
related places: Rawalpindi

A suicide bomber kills at least 13 people in an attack near Pakistan's army HQ in the city of Rawalpindi, the military say.
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VIDEO: Pakistan film industry 'comes of age'

Monday, January 20th 2014, 0:14

Western-style multi-screen cinemas help Pakistan's own film industry
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