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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.

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Pakistan: news

Yousuf stars as Pakistan hit back

Monday, December 14th 2009, 8:43
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Mohammad Yousuf hits 89 to ensure the third Test against New Zealand remains intriguingly poised after day four.
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Pakistan urged to widen offensive

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 16:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The regional US commander, David Petraeus, has urged Pakistan to step up pressure on the Afghan Taliban.
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Pakistan Taliban mission to go on

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 22:12
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's prime minister says the anti-Taliban offensive in South Waziristan is continuing, contrary to an earlier statement.
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Pakistan Taliban offensive 'over'

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 13:03
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's prime minister says a military offensive against the Taliban in the tribal region of South Waziristan is over.
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CIA cancels Blackwater contract

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 9:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blackwater

The CIA cancels a contract with US private security firm Blackwater for its role in drone aircraft attacks in Pakistan.
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Vettori ton puts Kiwis in charge

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 8:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Captain Daniel Vettori leads the way with an unbeaten century as New Zealand build a first-innings lead after day two of the third Test against Pakistan.
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'Key militant killed' in Pakistan

Friday, December 11th 2009, 22:25
related countries: United States United States

A suspected key al-Qaeda figure is thought to have been killed in a drone strike in Pakistan last week, US officials say.
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Pakistan confirms US men arrested

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 20:48
related countries: United States United States

Five suspected militants held in Punjab province are US nationals wanted by the FBI, the US and Pakistan say.
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'US Muslims' arrested in Pakistan

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 11:17
related countries: United States United States

The FBI investigates the arrest in Pakistan of five suspected US nationals on suspicion of links to extremist groups, officials say.
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Man guilty of terror attack plot

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 17:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man who was part of a plot run from Pakistan is convicted of conspiring to blow up transatlantic airliners.
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Pakistan gets first Awacs plane

Wednesday, December 9th 2009, 17:09
related countries: Sweden Sweden

The Pakistani air force says it has acquired the first of four Awacs surveillance aircraft from Sweden to boost its air defences.
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Attacks on Pakistan city kill 12

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 17:57
related places: Multan

A gun and bomb attack on an office of Pakistan's intelligence agency in the city of Multan kills at least 12 people, police say.
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Pakistan stars to miss IPL again

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 8:08
related countries: India India

Pakistan's top cricketers will miss a second straight Indian Premier League campaign because of delays in securing visas.
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Pakistan drone attack kills three

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 6:21
related countries: United States United States

At least three suspected militants are killed in a US drone attack in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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Pakistan blasts death toll rises

Tuesday, December 8th 2009, 5:22
related places: Lahore

The death toll in two bomb blasts at a busy market in Pakistan's Lahore city rises to 48, police and medics say.
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Pakistan graft amnesty challenged

Monday, December 7th 2009, 20:06

Pakistan's Supreme Court begins hearing challenges to a law granting politicians amnesty from corruption charges.
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Bomber attacks court in Peshawar

Monday, December 7th 2009, 18:48
related places: Peshawar

Ten people are killed in a suicide bomb attack in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials say.
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'I don't go out'

Monday, December 7th 2009, 10:15

Living in fear in Pakistan's most bombed city
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Pakistan army buries mosque dead

Saturday, December 5th 2009, 22:11
related places: Rawalpindi

The funerals of Pakistani army officers who were killed in Friday's attack on a mosque are held in Rawalpindi.
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Several killed in Pakistan blast

Saturday, December 5th 2009, 9:07
related places: Peshawar

At least three people are reported to have been killed in an explosion in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Pakistan mosque attack 'kills 35'

Friday, December 4th 2009, 17:15
related places: Rawalpindi

At least 35 people are killed and dozens injured in an attack at a mosque in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi.
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Document details Mumbai charges

Friday, December 4th 2009, 14:22

The BBC obtains details of charges that Pakistan has filed against the alleged mastermind of last year's Mumbai attacks.
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Bin Laden 'in Afghanistan in 2009'

Friday, December 4th 2009, 1:28
related places: Taliban

A Taliban detainee in Pakistan says Osama Bin Laden was seen in Afghanistan in January or February this year.
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Perils ahead

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 16:41

Obama strategy makes big demands of Pakistan military
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Bin Laden not in Pakistan, says PM

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 14:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan's prime minister tells UK counterpart Gordon Brown he does not think Osama Bin Laden is in his country.
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Brown promises Pakistan support

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 9:24

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown pledges more support for Pakistan's counter terror efforts after talks with PM Gilani.
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Bomber targets Pakistan navy HQ

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 10:41
related places: Islamabad

A suicide bomber targets the headquarters of the Pakistani navy in Islamabad, police say.
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Find Bin Laden, PM tells Pakistan

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 17:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British prime minister tells the BBC that Pakistan must do more to "break" al-Qaeda and find Osama Bin Laden.
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Zardari hands over nuclear powers

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 18:47

Pakistan's president hands control of the nation's nuclear arsenal to his PM, in an apparent bid to ease political pressure.
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Pakistan warns US on Afghan plan

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 18:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Pakistan has warned the US that sending more soldiers to Afghanistan could destabilise its southwest border region.
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Three injured in Peshawar blast

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 6:30
related places: Peshawar

Two policemen and a young girl are injured in a roadside bomb blast in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Pakistan charges seven for Mumbai

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 16:21
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

A court in Pakistan charges seven people over last year's attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai which left 170 people dead.
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Pakistan clash 'kills civilians'

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 16:15
related places: Khyber

At least six civilians have been killed in clashes between troops and militants in the Khyber tribal region of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Paceman Asif holds Kiwis in check

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 8:30
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Dunedin

Mohammad Asif takes three wickets as Pakistan restrict New Zealand to 276-6 on day one of the first Test in Dunedin.
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Paralysed state

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 2:02

Ahmed Rashid on conspiracy theories sweeping Pakistan
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Bangladesh arrests terror suspect

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 14:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Lashkar

Police in Bangladesh say they have arrested a man suspected of being a senior member of the Pakistan-based militant group, Lashkar-e-Taiba.
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Mumbai suspects arrested in Italy

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 13:07
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police arrest a Pakistani father and son suspected of providing logistical support for last year's Mumbai attacks.
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Pakistan drone attack kills eight

Friday, November 20th 2009, 8:09
related countries: United States United States

At least eight suspected militants are killed in a US drone attack in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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Policemen die in Pakistan blast

Friday, November 20th 2009, 7:04
related places: Peshawar

At least three policemen have died in an explosion in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Pakistan court blast kills many

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 10:55
related places: Peshawar

A bomb blast outside a court building in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar kills at least 19 people, medics say.
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Pakistan drone raid 'kills three'

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 5:31
related countries: United States United States

At least three suspected militants have been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, officials say.
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Taliban leader 'flees Pakistan'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 14:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Swat, Taliban

One of the most wanted Taliban leaders in Pakistan says he has escaped to Afghanistan and is planning new attacks.
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Quetta blast wounds top policeman

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 6:56
related places: Quetta

A senior police officer is injured in a blast in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta, police say.
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Four dead in Peshawar explosion

Monday, November 16th 2009, 7:12
related places: Peshawar

Four people are killed and a number injured in an explosion outside a police station in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Militants target Pakistan elders

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 14:47
related places: Taliban

Militants stage two attacks against elders who have pledged to fight the Taliban in north-west Pakistan, killing one in his home.
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Pakistan bomb targets checkpoint

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 15:11
related places: Peshawar

A suicide bomber attacks a police checkpoint in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 10 people, officials say.
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Bombers hit Pakistan spy agency

Friday, November 13th 2009, 11:22
related places: Peshawar

A bomb hits Pakistan's intelligence agency in the north-western city of Peshawar, killing at least 12, officials say.
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Iran embassy man shot in Pakistan

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 8:41
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Peshawar

Gunmen kill a Pakistani working at the Iranian consulate in the city of Peshawar, officials say.
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In pictures

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 0:29

Why free food centres in Pakistan are booming
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Pakistan troops killed in attacks

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 17:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Mohmand

At least 10 Pakistani soldiers are killed in separate attacks in Mohmand tribal district, close to the border with Afghanistan.
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Yousuf to captain Pakistan tour

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 14:05
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Mohammad Yousuf will replace Younus Khan as Pakistan captain for their tour of New Zealand.
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Strike in bomb-hit Pakistan town

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 10:52
related places: Charsadda

A strike is held in the Pakistani town of Charsadda in protest at a bombing which killed at least 32 people on Tuesday.
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Deadly blast hits Pakistani town

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 20:36
related places: Charsadda

At least 24 people are killed and more than 100 injured in a bomb blast in the north-west Pakistani town of Charsadda.
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Train family in India cash row

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 17:50
related countries: India India

A Pakistani couple given compensation by India for the loss of five children in a bomb attack cannot cash the cheque.
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Imran Khan has emergency surgery

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 10:59

Surgeons perform an emergency operation on former Pakistan captain Imran Khan to remove an obstruction in his small intestine.
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NZ withstand Aamer heroics to win

Monday, November 9th 2009, 19:44
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
related places: Abu Dhabi

New Zealand weather a remarkable innings from Pakistan tail-ender Mohammad Aamer before clinching the one-day series decider in Abu Dhabi.
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Peshawar hit by fatal bomb blast

Monday, November 9th 2009, 11:53
related places: Peshawar

A suicide bomber kills at least three people in an attack in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Deadly suicide attack in Pakistan

Sunday, November 8th 2009, 10:09
related places: Peshawar

At least 12 people, including an anti-Taliban mayor, die in a suicide attack near Pakistan's north-western city of Peshawar.
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Key Pakistan Taliban town 'falls'

Friday, November 6th 2009, 11:53
related places: Ladha, Taliban

Pakistani forces capture the strategically important town of Ladha in ongoing clashes in South Waziristan, officials say.
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Pakistan army officer 'attacked'

Friday, November 6th 2009, 7:14
related places: Islamabad

A Pakistan army officer and his driver are seriously injured in a shooting incident in the capital, Islamabad.
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Missiles 'kill four' in Pakistan

Thursday, November 5th 2009, 15:08
related countries: United States United States

At least four suspected militants die as a US drone fires two missiles in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, officials say.
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Pakistan army clash with Taliban

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 14:00
related places: Taliban

Heavy clashes between Pakistani troops and Taliban fighters are going on in the key town of Ladha in the South Waziristan region, the army says.
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India denies assisting militants

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 5:25
related countries: India India

India's foreign minister denies charges by a Pakistani army official that his country helped militants in South Waziristan.
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Zardari retreats on amnesty bill

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 14:25

Pakistan's President Asif Zardari retreats from plans to win parliamentary approval for an amnesty from graft charges for politicians.
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Fatal train collision in Pakistan

Tuesday, November 3rd 2009, 13:28

At least 10 people are killed when a passenger express hits a goods train in southern Pakistan.
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Pakistan takes Taliban stronghold

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 18:00
related places: Rawalpindi

Pakistan's army says it has captured a key Taliban stronghold in South Waziristan, as a bomb kills at least 35 in Rawalpindi.
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Pakistan offers Taliban bounties

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 14:09
related places: Taliban

Pakistan offers rewards totalling $5m (£3m) for the capture, dead or alive, of Taliban militant leaders in the country.
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Pakistan road blast kills seven

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 17:08

At least seven soldiers are killed by a roadside bomb in north-west Pakistan, as more than a dozen militants die in air strikes.
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'Hidden war'

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 11:13

Pakistan army takes on militants in South Waziristan
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Clinton ends tough Pakistan trip

Friday, October 30th 2009, 15:26
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets tribal leaders on the final day of a testing trip to Pakistan.
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9/11 passport 'found in Pakistan'

Friday, October 30th 2009, 8:56

Pakistani forces say they have found a passport of an Islamist militant linked to two hijackers involved in the 9/11 attacks.
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Blame and anger

Friday, October 30th 2009, 2:42
related countries: United States United States

Anti-US sentiment in Pakistan is spreading
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