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News: Pakistan

We have started to collect the most important news related to Pakistan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Pakistan – overview

Pakistan: news

Pakistan frees Iranian 'officers'

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 5:22
related countries: Iran Iran

Pakistan authorities release 11 Iranian "security officers" who were detained on its border, police say.
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Pakistani army vehicle attacked

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 5:19
related places: Islamabad

Two gunmen on a motorcycle fire on a military vehicle in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, police say.
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Pakistan holds Iran border guards

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 0:52
related countries: Iran Iran

Up to eleven Iranians are detained in Pakistan for illegally entering the country, Pakistani police say.
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Pakistan attack kills four troops

Monday, October 26th 2009, 7:35
related places: Taliban

Taliban militants kill four soldiers at a checkpost in Pakistan's tribal area, officials say, as a major army offensive goes on.
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Pakistan's many motherless babies

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 10:39
related places: Karachi

With an estimated 30,000 women a year dying during childbirth in Pakistan, Jill McGivering travels to Karachi, to find out the cause of these unnecessary deaths.
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Pakistan 'takes key Taliban town'

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 9:02
related places: Kotkai, Taliban

Pakistan's army says it has captured the hometown of the country's Taliban leader.
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Culture comeback

Saturday, October 24th 2009, 3:30

Music and culture is back in Pakistan's Swat Valley
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Aid agency seeks Pakistan access

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 14:33

The Red Cross says aid workers are being kept out of South Waziristan amid evidence of growing civilian casualties.
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Fresh attacks rock north Pakistan

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 11:45
related places: Peshawar

At least 22 people die in fresh violence in northern Pakistan, as the army continues to battle militants near the Afghan border.
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US passes giant Pakistan aid bill

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 6:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

US Senate passes a bill to ensure military aid to Pakistan is only used to fight the "war on terror".
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Pakistan suicide bomber kills six

Friday, October 23rd 2009, 4:10

A suspected suicide bomber kills six people outside Pakistan's main air force maintenance facility, police say.
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Pakistan brigadier dies in attack

Thursday, October 22nd 2009, 8:50
related places: Islamabad

A Pakistani army brigadier and his driver are killed in a shooting incident in the capital, Islamabad, police say.
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Attack shuts all Pakistan schools

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 17:07
related places: Islamabad

All schools and universities are closed across Pakistan a day after a suicide attack at an Islamic university in Islamabad.
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Pakistan targets key Taliban town

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 15:46
related places: Kotkai, Taliban

Fierce fighting continues in South Waziristan as Pakistani troops try to gain control of the key Taliban-held town of Kotkai.
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Blast at Islamabad university

Tuesday, October 20th 2009, 15:39
related places: Islamabad

Two explosions hit a university in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, as troops continue an offensive in the north-west.
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Pakistan 'push into Taliban area'

Monday, October 19th 2009, 18:39
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's army pushes deeper into South Waziristan as it battles to wrest control of the region from militants.
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Iran accuses Pakistan over attack

Monday, October 19th 2009, 16:42
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's president claims Pakistani agents were involved in a suicide attack that targeted a group of elite Revolutionary Guards.
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Pakistan boss asks Younus to stay

Monday, October 19th 2009, 13:39

Pakistan's Cricket Board rejects captain Younus Khan's resignation, insisting he stay for the 2011 World Cup.
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Hard fight

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 21:32
related places: Taliban

Tough challenge of ridding Waziristan of militancy
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Street fighting in Taliban bases

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 20:06
related places: Taliban

Dozens of casualties are reported as the Pakistan army fights street battles to break the Taliban grip on South Waziristan.
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Taliban resist Pakistan onslaught

Sunday, October 18th 2009, 13:33
related places: Taliban

Taliban militants put up fierce resistance to the Pakistan army as it attempts to oust them from strongholds in South Waziristan.
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At war's edge

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 17:46

Fear and resolve as battle commences in Pakistan
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Pakistan launches Taliban assault

Saturday, October 17th 2009, 14:26
related places: Taliban

Fierce fighting is reported as the Pakistan army opens its long-awaited offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan.
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Deadly bomb shakes Pakistani city

Friday, October 16th 2009, 13:52
related places: Peshawar

At least 12 people have died in an explosion in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say, a day after a string of attacks.
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What now for Pakistan?

Friday, October 16th 2009, 10:20
related places: Peshawar

The Pakistan army has started moving troops towards a Taliban stronghold. Is this the right approach?
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Tense relations

Friday, October 16th 2009, 10:05
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan army and politicians falling out over US aid
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Pakistan on alert after attacks

Friday, October 16th 2009, 6:43
related places: Lahore

Security is tightened in Pakistan after a series of attacks in Lahore and the north-west of the country killed 40 people.
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Pakistan rocked by fresh attacks

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 20:57

A wave of militant gun and bomb attacks on security facilities in Pakistan leave about 40 people dead.
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Obama signs big Pakistan aid bill

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 19:34
related countries: United States United States

A $7.5bn US aid package to Pakistan is signed into law, after fears it might impinge on Pakistan's sovereignty are eased.
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'US drone' kills four in Pakistan

Thursday, October 15th 2009, 1:46
related countries: United States United States

A suspected US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region kills at least four people, security officials say.
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'No change' to Pakistan aid bill

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 4:57
related countries: United States United States

A top US senator behind a major aid package to Pakistan says its conditions do not "impinge" on Pakistan's sovereignty.
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Taliban challenge

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 18:21

What awaits Pakistani army in South Waziristan?
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Pakistan's Younus offers to quit

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 15:41

Younus Khan tenders his resignation as Pakistan captain, despite being cleared of match-fixing charges by a parliamentary sports committee.
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India unease over Pakistan cleric

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 6:07
related countries: India India

India expresses concern about the the dismissal of two cases against the head of an Islamic charity accused of involvement in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Now or never?

Monday, October 12th 2009, 16:58

Time running out for Pakistan's Waziristan push
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Pakistan reels from fresh attack

Monday, October 12th 2009, 15:16
related places: Swat

At least 41 people are killed in a suspected suicide car bombing in north-west Pakistan, in the latest in a string of militant attacks.
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Taliban claim Pakistan army raid

Monday, October 12th 2009, 8:58
related places: Taliban

The Taliban says they were responsible for a weekend attack on Pakistan's army HQ, which left at least 19 people dead.
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Pakistan 'to strike at militants'

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 17:54

Pakistan vows to hit back "imminently" against militants in South Waziristan, after an embarrassing attack on army HQ.
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Clinton warns on Pakistan threat

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 14:01
related countries: United States United States

Hillary Clinton says an attack on Pakistan's army HQ shows an increasing militant threat, but its nuclear arms remain safe.
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Is Pakistan losing control?

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 13:54

At least 41 people have been killed in a bombing near Swat valley in north-west Pakistan - the latest in a string of attacks. Are you concerned?
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Pakistan army raid frees hostages

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 11:00
related places: Rawalpindi

Pakistani security forces say about 40 hostages held by militants in Rawalpindi have been freed in a military operation.
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Clinton warns on Pakistan threat

Sunday, October 11th 2009, 9:33
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state says a militant attack on Pakistan's military HQ is evidence of an increasing threat to the state.
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Pakistan militants take hostages

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 21:01

Gunmen who earlier staged a deadly attack on Pakistan's army HQ take 10-15 security officials hostage inside the building.
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Deadly attack on Pakistan army HQ

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 12:38
related places: Islamabad

Six soldiers and four gunmen die in an attack on Pakistan's army HQ as officials say two gunmen remain at large.
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Growing threat

Friday, October 9th 2009, 23:23

Militants 'making inroads' deep inside Pakistan
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Deadly blast hits Pakistan city

Friday, October 9th 2009, 10:39

At least 49 people are killed in a suspected suicide bomb blast at a market in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Nato lorries torched in Pakistan

Friday, October 9th 2009, 5:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Twenty gunmen in north-west Pakistan attack vehicles used to take Nato supplies to Afghanistan, police say.
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Pakistan 'Taliban bodies' found

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 12:21
related places: Kurram, Taliban

Officials find bodies of six suspected Taliban militants in Pakistan's north-western Kurram tribal region.
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Without trace

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 4:14

Where are the thousands missing in Pakistan?
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Pakistan Taliban claim UN attack

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 7:05
related places: Islamabad

The Pakistani Taliban says it launched Monday's attack on the UN World Food Programme offices in Islamabad, killing five people.
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Suicide bomb hits UN in Pakistan

Monday, October 5th 2009, 16:18
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan investigates security lapses after a suicide bomber kills five at the UN World Food Programme offices in Islamabad.
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New Taliban chief meets reporters

Monday, October 5th 2009, 11:14
related places: Taliban

The new head of Pakistan's Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, meets reporters after persistent rumours he was dead.
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Bomb blast hits Pakistani capital

Monday, October 5th 2009, 6:48
related places: Islamabad

A bomb explodes near the UN World Food Programme offices in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, officials say.
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New Zealand v Pakistan as it happened

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 20:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand reach the ICC Champions Trophy final after beating Pakistan by five wickets.
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Kiwis set up final with Australia

Saturday, October 3rd 2009, 20:26
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand reach the Champions Trophy final with a five-wicket win over Pakistan.
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Diary from Swat

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 23:27
related places: Swat

Films and music return to the Pakistani valley
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Pakistan in video beating probe

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 13:46
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's army orders an investigation into a video apparently showing soldiers beating Taliban suspects.
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Uzbek militant 'killed' in Pakistan

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 13:41
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani intelligence officials say they believe a top Uzbek militant died in a US missile strike last month in north-west Pakistan.
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UK help on Pakistan security body

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 1:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain is helping set up a security authority in Pakistan to combat terrorism and promote political stability, the BBC learns.
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Video shows Pakistan 'abuse'

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 17:22
related places: Taliban

Pakistani soldiers are seen apparently abusing Taliban suspects in a video posted on the social networking site, Facebook.
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Taliban leader's brother 'killed'

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 10:24
related places: Taliban

The brother of Pakistan's new Taliban leader is killed in a clash with security forces in the north-west, officials say.
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Nervy Australia book England semi

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 15:27
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia limp to a tense two-wicket win over Pakistan to top Group A and set up a Champions Trophy semi-final against England on Friday.
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Taliban film shows leader is dead

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 12:38
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's Taliban release a video showing the body of their former leader, as six are reported killed in a missile strike in Waziristan.
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Tribal elder killed in Pakistan

Monday, September 28th 2009, 7:19
related places: Taliban

An anti-Taliban tribal elder and three others are killed in a bomb attack in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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Bomb attack hits tribal Pakistan

Monday, September 28th 2009, 6:47

A bomb attack near a semi-tribal area of north-west Pakistan kills at least four people, police officials say.
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Live text - India v Pakistan

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 12:24
related countries: India India

Pakistan lose two wickets after winning the toss in the sell-out ICC Champions Trophy encounter at Centurion.
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Blasts rock north-west Pakistan

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 9:47

At least 16 people die in two suicide car bomb attacks in north-west Pakistan, raising fears of a new Taliban offensive.
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Blasts rock north-west Pakistan

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 6:55
related places: Peshawar

Two suicide car bomb attacks kill at least 12 people in separate attacks in north-western Pakistan.
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Deadly car bomb in Pakistan town

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 5:00

A suicide attacker drives a car bomb into a police station in north-western Pakistan, killing at least four people.
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Drone targets militant stronghold

Friday, September 25th 2009, 11:03
related countries: United States United States

At least 12 people are killed and five injured in a suspected US drone attack in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Militants kill Pakistani elders

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 12:10
related places: Taliban

Seven pro-government tribal elders have been killed by Taliban militants in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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Latest score - Pakistan v West Indies

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 12:18

Pakistan take on West Indies in Johannesburg in the second game of the Champions Trophy.
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