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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

Deadly drone attack in Pakistan

Friday, January 1st 2010, 7:37
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired from a US drone aircraft have killed at least three people in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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US men face court in Pakistan

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 21:54
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan police say they are seeking to charge five Americans arrested in the country in December with terrorism.
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Delhi resumes Pakistan sport ties

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 12:10
related countries: India India

India sends its first sports team to Pakistan since the November 2008 Mumbai (Bombay) bombings which killed 174 people.
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Pakistan soldiers raid hospital

Thursday, December 31st 2009, 9:58

Pakistani soldiers have raided a hospital in South Waziristan, killing at least four suspected militants, the military says.
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Aussie win hands Ponting record

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 9:34

Ricky Ponting becomes the most successful captain in the history of Test cricket as victory over Pakistan gives him a record 42nd win.
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Hundreds attend Pakistan funerals

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 16:52
related places: Karachi

Thousands of people in Pakistan attend funerals in Karachi, a day after a suicide bomber claimed the lives of 43 people.
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Pakistan telephone exchange blast

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 8:15
related places: Khyber

Suspected militants blow up a telephone exchange in Pakistan's north-western tribal region of Khyber, officials say.
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Watson ton puts Australia on top

Tuesday, December 29th 2009, 7:25
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Shane Watson hits his first Test century as Australia set Pakistan a daunting total of 422 to win the first Test in Melbourne.
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Suicide attack on Pakistan Shias

Monday, December 28th 2009, 15:54
related places: Karachi

At least 30 people are killed in a suicide attack on a Shia Muslim march in the Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
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Pakistan blast leaves five dead

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 15:33
related places: Kashmir

A suspected suicide bomb attack on a Shia Muslim gathering in Pakistan-administered Kashmir leaves five dead, officials say.
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Pakistan official's house bombed

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 13:24

Militants in Pakistan blow up the house of a local official, killing him and five members of his family, policed say.
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Hauritz puts Australia in charge

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 8:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Nathan Hauritz is the star as Australia dominate on day two of in the first Test against Pakistan at the MCG.
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Openers put Australia in command

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 7:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's openers narrowly miss out on centuries but give their side a strong start in the first Test against Pakistan at the MCG.
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Air strike in Pakistan kills 10

Saturday, December 26th 2009, 2:22
related places: Peshawar

Pakistani jets target suspected militants in the Orakzai tribal agency, south-west of Peshawar, killing at least 10 people.
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Deadly explosion rocks Peshawar

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 8:29
related places: Peshawar

A big explosion hits a busy road in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, with at least four people reported killed.
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Pakistan eunuchs get own gender

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 16:29

Pakistan's Supreme Court says eunuchs must be allowed to identify themselves as a distinct gender to ensure their rights.
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Fatal blast outside Peshawar press club

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 15:03
related places: Peshawar

A suicide bomber kills at least three people outside a club for journalists in the north-west Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Pakistan court orders ears cut off

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 10:34

A Pakistani court orders that two men have their noses and ears cut off, after they did the same to a woman they abducted.
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House divided?

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 0:06

Fears sleaze ruling has left Pakistan more polarised
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Pakistani court to hear appeals

Monday, December 21st 2009, 10:46

Pakistan's Supreme Court is to hear appeals from politicians after it lifted an amnesty for those facing corruption charges.
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Kashmir politician 'denied' visa

Monday, December 21st 2009, 5:26
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

A leading politician in Indian-administered Kashmir has been denied a visa to visit Pakistan, her spokesman has said.
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Pakistan government will not quit

Saturday, December 19th 2009, 21:49

Pakistan's government says it will not resign following a ruling quashing an amnesty for politicians facing graft charges.
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Pakistan strike 'kills militants'

Friday, December 18th 2009, 12:53
related countries: United States United States

Three suspected militants are killed in the third US drone strike on Pakistan's tribal region in two days, officials say.
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Pakistan minister court summons

Friday, December 18th 2009, 11:19

A judge in Karachi summons Interior Minister Rehman Malik to appear before an anti-corruption court.
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Deadly blast near Pakistan mosque

Friday, December 18th 2009, 10:12

At least seven people die in a blast near a mosque used by police officers in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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US diplomats in Pakistan visa row

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 15:36
related countries: United States United States

US diplomats complain that Pakistan is delaying the extension of visas of more than 100 US officials.
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Pakistan drone attack 'kills 12'

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 14:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taliban

At least 12 suspected Taliban militants were killed in two separate attacks by unmanned US drone aircraft in north-west Pakistan, security officials say.
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Zardari faces resignation demands

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 9:51

Pakistan's opposition urges President Asif Zardari to resign after the Supreme Court annuls an amnesty on corruption.
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Pakistan court voids amnesty law

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 18:56

Pakistan's top court invalidates an amnesty on corruption, opening the way for allies of the president to be prosecuted.
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Casualties of war

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 10:14
related places: Karachi

Pakistan displaced feel unwanted in Karachi
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Deadly bombing in Pakistan town

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 23:56

At least 27 people are killed in a bomb attack in the central Pakistani town of Dera Ghazi Khan, officials say.
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Spain sentences terror cell men

Monday, December 14th 2009, 21:55

Eleven men, mostly from Pakistan, are sentenced to prison for belonging to a terror cell plotting bomb attacks in Barcelona.
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Bank robbery 'is Pakistan's biggest'

Monday, December 14th 2009, 13:42
related places: Karachi

Robbers steal at least $3.7m in Karachi in what is being called Pakistan's biggest bank heist.
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US suspects to stay in Pakistan

Monday, December 14th 2009, 13:24
related countries: United States United States

A court in Pakistan rules that five Americans detained for suspected militant links cannot be deported while judges review their case.
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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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