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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

US hails Taliban chief's capture

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 21:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Taliban

The US hails the capture of the Afghan Taliban military commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, as a "big success" for US-Pakistani cooperation.
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Pakistan confirms Taliban arrest

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 17:26
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan confirms a captured Taliban suspect is key leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, but denies US agents were involved.
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Pakistan media 'muted' on arrest

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 11:07
related places: Taliban

The Pakistani media is muted over the arrest of top Taliban military commander Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.
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Pakistan group claims India blast

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 7:18
related countries: India India
related places: Pune

A previously unknown Pakistan-based group says it carried out Saturday's deadly blast in India's western Pune city.
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In pictures

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 1:29

Pakistan's little-known ethnic Africans, the Sheedi
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Taliban military chief seized in Pakistan

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 14:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taliban

A man described as the Afghan Taliban's most senior commander, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, is captured in Pakistan.
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Mending hearts

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 1:48
related countries: India India

The Indian hospital treating seriously ill Pakistani patients
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Pakistan crisis fear over judges

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 14:56

Pakistan faces fresh political uncertainty after the Supreme Court blocks a move by the president to appoint two judges.
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India-Pakistan talks 'date set'

Friday, February 12th 2010, 10:48
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi, Mumbai

Key Indian and Pakistan envoys will meet in Delhi on 25 February for peace talks stalled since the Mumbai attacks, Pakistan says.
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Blasts at Pakistan police station

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 16:05

At least 12 people are killed in twin blasts near a police compound in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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Pakistan Khyber death toll rises

Thursday, February 11th 2010, 9:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Peshawar

Suspected militants kill a Pakistani officer near the Afghan border, hours after a deadly suicide blast outside Peshawar.
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Police die in Pakistan bomb blast

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 17:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A suicide bomber kills at least 12 people in Pakistan's volatile tribal area on the Afghan border.
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Gunmen target Pakistan politician

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 7:50
related places: Rawalpindi

A senior Pakistani politician survives an attempt on his life after gunmen fire at him in the city of Rawalpindi.
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Asif barred from England matches

Monday, February 8th 2010, 8:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan will be without key fast bowler Mohammad Asif for the two Twenty20 internationals against England later this month.
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Thousands mourn Karachi bomb dead

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 11:33
related places: Karachi

Mourners attend funerals for more than a dozen people killed in bomb attacks targeting Shia Muslims in Karachi.
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Afghan villagers shot 'in error'

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 9:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan police shoot dead seven young men near the Pakistani border after mistaking them for insurgents, a police official says.
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Deadly double bombing in Karachi

Friday, February 5th 2010, 17:30
related places: Karachi

An explosion kills at least 13 people at a Pakistani hospital where victims of an earlier bomb attack were being treated.
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Murky story

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 18:52

Fragmented picture of convicted Pakistani doctor
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Pakistan bomb 'was suicide blast'

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 15:40
related countries: United States United States

The bombing which killed at least seven people, three of them US soldiers, in north-west Pakistan was a suicide attack, police say
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India offers fresh Pakistan talks

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 14:31
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India offers to resume official talks with Pakistan suspended after the bomb attacks on Mumbai in 2008.
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Khan sees no reason to apologise

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 12:29

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan stands firm over expressing his disappointment that no Pakistan cricketers were picked for the 2010 IPL.
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Pakistani guilty of US murder attempt

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 21:39
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A US court finds a Pakistani female scientist guilty of attempting to murder US agents while detained in Afghanistan.
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Troops deployed in tense Karachi

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 15:59
related places: Karachi

Troops are deployed in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi after weeks of ethnic clashes in which dozens have been killed.
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US soldiers die in Pakistan blast

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 13:50

Three US soldiers become the first known American military fatalities in Pakistan, as they die in a bomb claimed by the Taliban.
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Blast near Pakistan girls school

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 7:07

Police say there has been an explosion near a school in north west Pakistan, with foreigners among the casualties.
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US men in Pakistan claim 'set up'

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 12:38
related countries: United States United States

Five American men detained in Pakistan for alleged links to extremist groups say they have been "set up" and tortured in custody.
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US jury considers Siddiqui charge

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 12:13
related countries: United States United States

A US jury retires to consider charges against a Pakistani neuroscientist accused of shooting at special agents.
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Karachi ethnic clashes intensify

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 9:15
related places: Karachi

At least nine people are killed in the Pakistani city of Karachi as clashes between rival ethnic groups continue, officials say.
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Pakistan 'captures Taliban base'

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 7:56
related places: Taliban

A major Taliban base in a north-western tribal region of Pakistan is captured after days of fierce fighting, officials say.
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Pakistan chief selector resigns

Monday, February 1st 2010, 8:33
related countries: Australia Australia

Pakistan's chief cricket selector, Iqbal Qasim, resigns following the team's disastrous tour of Australia.
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Karachi ethnic clashes 'kill 12'

Monday, February 1st 2010, 7:43
related places: Karachi

At least 12 people are killed in two days of violence in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, police say.
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Pakistan Taliban leader 'buried'

Sunday, January 31st 2010, 11:42
related places: Taliban

The row over the reported death of Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud deepens after reports of his burial.
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Blast hits Pakistani checkpoint

Saturday, January 30th 2010, 16:24

A suicide bomber kills 16 people at a market checkpoint in an area of north-western Pakistan declared militant-free last year.
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Pakistan demands IPL 'snub' probe

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 19:34
related countries: India India

Pakistan demands India investigate why none of its cricketers were signed at the Indian Premier League auction.
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Harris seals Australia series win

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 11:32
related countries: Australia Australia

Ryan Harris takes 5-43 as Australia beat Pakistan by 40 runs to take a winning 3-0 lead in their one-day series.
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US drone 'crashes in Waziristan'

Monday, January 25th 2010, 8:39
related countries: United States United States

A suspected US drone crashes in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region.
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India apologises over advert

Monday, January 25th 2010, 7:52
related countries: India India

Indian authorities apologise after an official ad mistakenly pictures a Pakistani ex-air chief alongside various acclaimed Indians.
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Taliban in Quetta?

Monday, January 25th 2010, 1:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Claims that Afghan leadership is in Pakistani city
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US drone 'kills Filipino militant'

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 7:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A Filipino militant wanted by the US is believed killed in a drone strike in Pakistan near the Afghan border, officials say.
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Pakistan 'wants unarmed drones'

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 5:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taliban

The US may provide Pakistan unarmed drone aircraft to help strengthen its fight against the Taliban, US defence officials say.
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South Asia foes row over cricket

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 14:18
related countries: India India

A row breaks out between India and Pakistan after no Pakistani cricketers are chosen to play in this year's Indian Premier League.
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UK counter-terror 'ambitions' cut

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 13:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government says spending on counter-terror projects in Pakistan is rising - but not by as much as it wanted.
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Pakistan snubs US over militants

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 12:51
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's army rules out new offensives against militants any time soon, as the US defence secretary arrives for talks.
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Al-Qaeda 'seeking South Asia war'

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 14:02
related countries: India India, United States United States

The US defence secretary says al-Qaeda is trying to destabilise South Asia to provoke war between India and Pakistan.
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Pakistani suspect berates US jury

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 11:01
related countries: United States United States

A Pakistani woman alleged to have shot at US soldiers yells at jurors on the first day of her trial on Tuesday.
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Pakistan players miss IPL spots

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 15:32
related countries: India India

Bidding is lukewarm for the 2010 Indian Premier League and there are no takers for Pakistani stars.
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US men allege torture in Pakistan

Monday, January 18th 2010, 12:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Five US citizens being held in Pakistan on suspicion of plotting attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan allege they are being tortured.
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Pakistan drone attack 'kills 15'

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 9:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

An attack by a US drone kills at least 15 suspected militants in north-west Pakistan near the Afghan border, officials say.
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Soldiers hurt in Kashmir bombing

Saturday, January 16th 2010, 9:13
related places: Kashmir

At least two soldiers are injured in a suicide bomb attack on a military vehicle in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, officials say.
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'Three killed' by Pakistan drone

Friday, January 15th 2010, 16:24
related countries: United States United States

Four missiles fired by a US drone in the Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan kill three militants, officials say.
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Bodies from 2005 quake discovered

Friday, January 15th 2010, 11:09
related countries: China China
related places: Kashmir

Chinese road workers in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir dig up a van with 17 bodies which disappeared in the 2005 quake.
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US charges three for 'India plot'

Friday, January 15th 2010, 10:57
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Chicago

A leader of a Pakistani militant group, a retired soldier and a man from Chicago face US charges over the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
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Pakistan 'militant bodies' found

Friday, January 15th 2010, 7:01

The bodies of five suspected militants are found in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Raid 'misses' top Taliban leader

Thursday, January 14th 2010, 9:58
related countries: United States United States

The Pakistani Taliban deny their leader Hakimullah Mehsud was killed in a US missile attack near the Afghan border.
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Pakistan bus crash kills children

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 6:57

At least six children die after a train hits their school bus at an ungated railway crossing in Pakistan's Punjab province.
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Pair charged over 'occult death'

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 19:06
related places: Karachi

A couple in the Pakistani city of Karachi are charged with murdering their baby as part of an alleged "black magic" ritual.
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Indian soldier killed in Kashmir

Tuesday, January 12th 2010, 12:50
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

An Indian soldier is killed in firing from the Pakistani side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, Indian officials say.
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Political killings continue in Karachi

Monday, January 11th 2010, 12:09
related places: Karachi

Five more bullet-riddled bodies are found in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, taking the toll since 1 January to 31, police say.
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In pictures

Monday, January 11th 2010, 0:53

Pakistani fishermen face numerous challenges
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'CIA bomber' shown vowing revenge

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 17:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Jordan Jordan

Video of a suicide bomber who killed CIA agents in Afghanistan shows him vowing revenge for a Pakistani Taliban chief's death.
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Taliban's reach

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 15:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

CIA bomber video illustrates Pakistan-Afghan link
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Miliband in Pakistan terror talks

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 14:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Foreign Secretary David Miliband has arrived in Pakistan for talks on Afghanistan and combating terrorism.
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Eight killed in Karachi explosion

Friday, January 8th 2010, 14:58
related places: Karachi

At least eight people are killed in a blast at a house where explosives were being stored in the Pakistani city of Karachi.
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Deadly drone strikes in Pakistan

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 17:18
related countries: United States United States

Two suspected US drone strikes kill at least 12 people in a tribal region of north-west Pakistan, Pakistani security officials say.
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Gun and bomb attacks rock Kashmir

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 17:15
related places: Kashmir

Militants kill at least three Pakistani soldiers and an Indian policeman in separate attacks in disputed Kashmir.
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Karachi bomb was 'caused by IED'

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 10:31

Pakistani police say that a bomb blast on a Shia procession last month was caused by an improvised explosive device.
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Australia secure stunning victory

Wednesday, January 6th 2010, 7:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Nathan Hauritz takes five wickets as Australia dismiss Pakistan for 139 to seal a stunning victory in the second Test against Pakistan.
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Pirates free hijack 'mother ship'

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 14:35
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Somali pirates free a Pakistani vessel used to hijack a UK-owned car-transporting ship in the Indian Ocean.
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Ten killed in Pakistan landslide

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 7:18
related places: Gilgit

At least 10 people die in a landslide triggered by snowstorms in Pakistan's remote northern region of Gilgit.
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US 'plotters' in Pakistan court

Monday, January 4th 2010, 10:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Five US nationals suspected of plotting attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan appear in a Pakistani court.
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Bomb kills ex-Pakistan minister

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 12:43

A former provincial minister has been killed in a roadside bomb attack in north-western Pakistan, police say.
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Taliban fight

Sunday, January 3rd 2010, 0:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Why 2010 will be key for Pakistan and Afghanistan
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Pakistan volleyball bomb toll up

Saturday, January 2nd 2010, 9:36

The toll from a suicide attack on a volleyball match in north-west Pakistan rises to 93, as rescuers search for bodies.
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