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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: 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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Malala shares Nobel Peace Prize

Friday, October 10th 2014, 15:56

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi win the Nobel Peace Prize.
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Sharif visits former Taliban bastion

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 17:30
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif makes a rare trip to the tribal area of North Waziristan to tell soldiers they are winning the "war against terrorism".
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Rivals trade warnings over Kashmir

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 15:58
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan have traded warnings over a surge in violence in Kashmir which has killed at least 19 people.
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VIDEO: Villagers flee after Kashmir shelling

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 0:16
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir, There

There has been more shelling along the border between Pakistan and Indian administered Kashmir in the biggest escalation in violence in years.
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Hundreds flee after Kashmir clashes

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 12:43
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Hundreds of villagers flee their homes in Indian-administered Kashmir as Indian and Pakistani troops continue to exchange fire in some of the worst violence in the region in a decade.
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Kashmir firing enters second day

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 7:57
related countries: India India
related places: At, Kashmir

At least four Indian civilians are wounded as India and Pakistan continue to exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region a day after nine civilians were killed.
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US drone 'kills eight' in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 6:36
related countries: United States United States

A US drone strike kills at least eight people in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say, the fourth such attack in a fortnight.
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Civilians killed in Kashmir firing

Monday, October 6th 2014, 15:02
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan accuse each other of unprovoked firing along the disputed border in Kashmir in which at least nine civilians were killed.
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Pakistan Taliban vow support for IS

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 23:34
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

The Pakistani Taliban express support for Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, calling on Islamists worldwide to "forget rivalries".
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Twitter 'misplaces' Taliban official

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 13:49
related places: Taliban

A senior spokesman for the Taliban, Zabihullah Mujahid, denies he is in Pakistan after his tweets were geo-tagged there.
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Polio hits record high in Pakistan

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 10:08

Health officials in Pakistan say attacks on immunisation teams have led to the country's highest number of polio cases for 15 years.
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India beat Pakistan to hockey gold

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 14:36
related countries: India India

India win their first Asian Games hockey gold in 16 years after beating rivals Pakistan on penalties in Incheon.
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Pain of Pakistan's outcast Ahmadis

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 17:03

Pakistan's outcast Ahmadis on their fears for the future
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Pakistan plane video man sacked

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 12:57

A man who filmed passengers preventing Pakistan's former interior minister from boarding a plane for being late is sacked from his job.
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VIDEO: 'I cried so much when I married at 13'

Saturday, September 27th 2014, 7:06

The BBC's Shumaila Jaffery reports from a remote village in Pakistan to speak to one woman who was told she had to marry her cousin at the age of 13.
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Fears for life of blasphemy Scot

Friday, September 26th 2014, 12:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The family of a Scottish grandfather wounded by a prison guard in Pakistan say they fear further attempts on his life.
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Top Karachi policeman escapes blast

Friday, September 26th 2014, 7:24
related places: Karachi

At least two people are killed in a powerful blast apparently targeting top anti-terrorism police officer Farooq Awan in Pakistan's Karachi, officials say.
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Blasphemy Scot shot in Pakistan jail

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 15:28

A 70-year-old man from Edinburgh who was jailed in Pakistan on blasphemy charges is shot and wounded by a prison guard.
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VIDEO: Many Islamabad state schools closed

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 10:18
related places: Islamabad

Weeks after the start of term, many state schools in the capital, Islamabad, are still closed, after being taken over by police drafted in to deal with ongoing political protests.
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Peshawar bomb attack 'kills three'

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 8:31
related places: Peshawar

At least three people are killed in a bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Peshawar as violence returns after several months of relative calm.
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Why Pakistan's militants can still strike at will

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 6:43

Pakistan's militants on back foot but still lethal
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