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Flood victim: 'We lost everything'

Friday, August 6th 2010, 17:11

One man made homeless by the floods in Pakistan talks to Lyse Doucet about losing everything in the deluge.
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England dominate hapless Pakistan

Friday, August 6th 2010, 17:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan's decision to bat first backfires spectacularly as they are bowled out for 72 by England on day one of the second Test.
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'No one is more fearful for Pakistan'

Friday, August 6th 2010, 16:19

President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan tells Newsnight's Gavin Esler about the losses he has faced fighting terror.
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Cameron and Zardari to hold talks

Friday, August 6th 2010, 3:50

Prime Minister David Cameron and President Zardari of Pakistan will try to patch up their differences during formal talks at Chequers later.
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Al-Qaeda in Pakistan 'top threat'

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 23:33
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda in Pakistan remains the biggest threat to the US and its interests abroad, says an annual US government report on terrorism.
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Pakistan drop wicketkeeper Akmal

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 19:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Edgbaston

Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal is dropped for the second Test against England, while ex-skipper Mohammad Yousuf will not play.
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Homeless, hungry and fighting for food

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 18:35

At least 1,600 people have now died and more than four million people have been affected by the worst flooding in Pakistan's history, the UN says.
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UK broadcast appeal for Pakistan

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 18:06

The Disasters Emergency Committee launches a TV and radio campaign to raise money to help the victims of the flooding in Pakistan.
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Spreading Pakistan floods hit 4m

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 16:51

The worst flooding in Pakistan's history has affected more than four million people and left at least 1,600 dead, says the UN.
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More deaths in Karachi violence

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 15:46
related places: Karachi

At least 17 more people die as violence continues for a third day in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi.
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Among Pakistan's flood homeless

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 8:03

BBC News reporter Aleem Maqbool reports from flood-hit north west Pakistan where aid is not reaching those who need it
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Aboard a Pakistan flood relief flight

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 6:19

Orla Guerin has been given exclusive access to a Pakistani airforce relief mission, who are working around the clock to get aid to communities worst hit by the Pakistan flood
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President 'snuck away' after floods

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 18:37

Poor weather is hampering the Pakistani authorities' efforts to get aid to people displaced by the floods, with yet more heavy rain forecast.
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Rain brings Pakistan more misery

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 17:18

Poor weather forces more evacuations as Pakistan endures its worst floods in 80 years, with yet more heavy rain forecast.
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Key anti-Taliban policeman killed

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 15:31
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

A top Pakistani paramilitary commander is killed in an attack by a suicide bomber in the city of Peshawar, officials say.
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'The world they knew is gone'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 12:01

Some 1,400 people have died and aid agencies say three million people have been affected by Pakistan's worst floods in 80 years.
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Karachi police arrest 'jihadists'

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 11:33
related places: Karachi

Police in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi arrest suspected "jihadists" following the killing of a leading local politician.
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Pakistan army defends flood role

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 8:55

The Pakistani army says it has reached all the people stranded by floods, and rejects criticism of its response to the disaster.
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In a Pakistan town as more rain hits

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 10:39

Renewed rain has been hampering relief efforts after floods in Pakistan which have killed at least 1,500 people and left tens of thousands cut off.
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Scores die after Karachi MP shot

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:10
related places: Karachi

At least 35 people are dead in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi in violence which erupted after an MP was shot dead at a funeral in a mosque.
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Scores die after Karachi MP shot

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:10
related places: Karachi

At least 35 people are dead in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi in violence which erupted after an MP was shot dead at a funeral in a mosque.
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Pakistan renews flood rescue bid

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 6:59

Pakistani rescue teams try to reach tens of thousands of people cut off by devastating floods which are now estimated to have affected three million people.
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Pakistan renews flood rescue bid

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 6:59

Pakistani rescue teams try to reach tens of thousands of people cut off by devasting floods which are now estimated to have affected three million people.
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Pakistan flood victims plead for help

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 5:14

Anger is growing in north-west Pakistan as people hit by the worst floods in a generation claim the government is failing to provide enough emergency assistance.
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Pakistan flood victims plead for help

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 5:14

Anger is growing in north-west Pakistan as people hit by the worst floods in a generation claim the government is failing to provide enough emergency assistance.
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Pakistan's president in UK visit

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 5:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The president of Pakistan is to arrive in the UK on Tuesday amidst a diplomatic row between the two countries.
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Pakistan's president in UK visit

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 5:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The president of Pakistan is to arrive in the UK on Tuesday amidst a diplomatic row between the two countries.
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Pakistan killing sparks violence

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 4:44
related places: Karachi

A member of the Sindh provincial assembly is shot dead at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Karachi, sparking outbreaks of violence.
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Pakistan killing sparks violence

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 4:44
related places: Karachi

A member of the Sindh provincial assembly is shot dead at a mosque in the Pakistani city of Karachi, sparking outbreaks of violence.
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Pakistan monsoon 'flood of the century'

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 22:07

International donors have pledged help for Pakistan as it is overwhelmed by what rescuers call ''the flood of the century''.
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Pakistan monsoon 'flood of the century'

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 22:07

International donors have pledged help for Pakistan as it is overwhelmed by what rescuers call ''the flood of the century''.
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Pakistan summons Britain's envoy

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:43
related countries: France France

Pakistan's government summons Britain's envoy in Islamabad following recent critical remarks by UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Pakistan summons Britain's envoy

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 16:43
related countries: France France

Pakistan's government summons Britain's envoy in Islamabad following recent critical remarks by UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
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'Millions' hit by Pakistan floods

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 15:40

Up to two-and-a-half million people have been affected by Pakistan's worst floods in 80 years, International Red Cross officials say.
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'Millions' hit by Pakistan floods

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 15:40

Up to two-and-a-half million people have been affected by Pakistan's worst floods in 80 years, International Red Cross officials say.
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UK charities launch flood appeals

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 13:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British aid agencies launch appeals after 27,000 people are left stranded in Pakistan by the worst floods there in 80 years.
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UK charities launch flood appeals

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 13:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British aid agencies launch appeals after 27,000 people are left stranded in Pakistan by the worst floods there in 80 years.
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Pakistan flood victims on the road

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 19:21

The main north-south motorway into flood-hit north-west Pakistan partially reopened on Sunday to help get aid into the region.
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Pakistan flood victims on the road

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 19:21

The main north-south motorway into flood-hit north-west Pakistan partially reopened on Sunday to help get aid into the region.
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Pakistan flood toll 'tops 1,100'

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 16:50

The number of people known to have been killed by floods in north-west Pakistan passes 1,100, officials say.
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Pakistan flood toll 'tops 1,100'

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 16:50

The number of people known to have been killed by floods in north-west Pakistan passes 1,100, officials say.
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Ruthless England wrap up victory

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 12:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Anderson completes his first 10-wicket haul in international cricket as England romp to a 354-run victory in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Ruthless England wrap up victory

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 12:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Anderson completes his first 10-wicket haul in international cricket as England romp to a 354-run victory in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Pakistan steps up flood relief

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 10:59

Pakistan has stepped up relief work for its flood-hit north-west, with 30,000 troops joining the effort, as the death toll passes 900.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 9:30

England are on course for a resounding win in the first Test after an unbeaten century from Matt Prior and three early wickets in Pakistan's second innings.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 9:30

James Anderson is among the wickets again as England close in on victory over Pakistan in the first Test at Trent Bridge.
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Pakistan floods motorway reopens

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 8:51

The main motorway south from flood-hit north-west Pakistan has partially reopened, raising the prospect of relief for thousands of people still waiting for help.
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Flooded Pakistan braced for more

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 3:58

One million people remain affected by monsoon flooding in north-west Pakistan, as fears grow that flooding could spread south.
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Flooded Pakistan braced for more

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 3:58

One million people remain affected by monsoon flooding in north-west Pakistan, as fears grow that flooding could spread south.
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Pakistan floods 'kill 800' people

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 1:13

The worst monsoon floods in living memory kill at least 800 people and affect one million in north-west Pakistan, a local official says.
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North-west Pakistan 'a massive lake'

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 22:18

Lyse Doucet has travelled to north-west Pakistan, where the worst monsoon floods in living memory have killed at least 800 people and affected one million more.
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North-west Pakistan 'a massive lake'

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 22:18

Lyse Doucet has travelled to north-west Pakistan, where the worst monsoon floods in living memory have killed at least 800 people and affected one million more.
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Prior revels in England pressure

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 21:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Matt Prior says the pressure he faced at Trent Bridge spurred him on to a century that put England on the brink of victory against Pakistan.
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Prior revels in England pressure

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 21:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Matt Prior says the pressure he faced at Trent Bridge spurred him on to a century that put England on the brink of victory against Pakistan.
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Pakistan floods 'kill 800' people

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 19:16

The worst monsoon floods in living memory kill at least 800 people and affect one million in north-west Pakistan, a local official says.
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Prior guides England towards win

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 18:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are on course for a resounding win in the first Test after an unbeaten century from Matt Prior and three early wickets in Pakistan's second innings.
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Prior guides England towards win

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 18:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are on course for a resounding win in the first Test after an unbeaten century from Matt Prior and three early wickets in Pakistan's second innings.
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Pakistan plays down Cameron row

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 18:29

Pakistan says it expects "fruitful" talks between its president and David Cameron despite a row over comments about its alleged links to terror.
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Pakistan plays down Cameron row

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 18:29

Pakistan says it expects "fruitful" talks between its president and David Cameron despite a row over comments about its alleged links to terror.
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UN voices Pakistan flood fears

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 12:54

At least one million people in north-west Pakistan have been affected by the country's worst monsoon floods in living memory, the UN has said.
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UN voices Pakistan flood fears

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 12:54

At least one million people in north-west Pakistan have been affected by the country's worst monsoon floods in living memory, the UN has said.
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Pakistan crash 'black box' found

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 10:48

Investigators scouring the wreckage of Pakistan's worst-ever air disaster have found the plane's flight data recorder, officials say.
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Pakistan crash 'black box' found

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 10:48

Investigators scouring the wreckage of Pakistan's worst-ever air disaster have found the plane's flight data recorder, officials say.
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Pakistan protest over PM comments

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 10:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistani intelligence officials cancel a visit to Britain in protest at comments made by David Cameron about Pakistan's alleged links to terror.
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Pakistan protest over PM comments

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 10:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistani intelligence officials cancel a visit to Britain in protest at comments made by David Cameron about Pakistan's alleged links to terror.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 9:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England take three Pakistan wickets after setting the tourists a record 435 to win on day three of the first Test at Trent Bridge.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 9:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England take their lead past 300 after tea on day three of the first Test against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
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Deaths rise amid Pakistan flooding

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 5:15

Floods caused by heavy monsoon rain kill more than 400 people in Pakistan and Afghanistan, washing away whole villages, roads and bridges.
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Deaths rise amid Pakistan flooding

Saturday, July 31st 2010, 5:15

Floods caused by heavy monsoon rain kill more than 400 people in Pakistan and Afghanistan, washing away whole villages, roads and bridges.
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Anderson puts England in command

Friday, July 30th 2010, 16:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Birthday boy James Anderson produces a superb bowling display to put England on top in the first Test against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
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Anderson puts England in command

Friday, July 30th 2010, 16:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Birthday boy James Anderson produces a superb bowling display to put England on top in the first Test against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
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Rescues as Pakistan flood toll soars

Friday, July 30th 2010, 10:59

More than 400 people have been killed and nearly 400,000 displaced in floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in northern Pakistan.
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Rescues as Pakistan flood toll soars

Friday, July 30th 2010, 10:59

More than 400 people have been killed and nearly 400,000 displaced in floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in northern Pakistan.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:27

James Anderson completes a five-wicket haul on his 28th birthday but bad light curtails play with Pakistan 147-9 in reply to England's 354.
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Live - England v Pakistan

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Mohammad Asif completes a five-wicket haul as England collapse to 354 all out on day two at Trent Bridge.
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Scores die in Pakistan monsoons

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 22:48

Floods triggered by monsoon rains kill at least 100 people in north-west Pakistan, and further downpours are forecast.
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