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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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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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Pakistan car bomb toll passes 100

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 12:50
related places: Peshawar

The death toll from the Peshawar car bomb passes 100, a day after the blast, as Hillary Clinton continues her visit to Pakistan.
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Carnage as car bomb hits Peshawar

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 16:05
related places: Peshawar

At least 91 people are killed by a car bomb in Peshawar, north-west Pakistan, in the deadliest such attack this year.
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Clinton vows to support Pakistan

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 15:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she wants to turn a "new page" in relations with Pakistan, during a visit to the country.
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US warned on drone attacks

Wednesday, October 28th 2009, 10:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US is told its use of drones to target suspected terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan may break international law.
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Pakistan advances in Taliban area

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 13:01
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's army continues its offensive against Taliban strongholds in South Waziristan, military officials say.
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Pakistan 'key' to UK terror plots

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 9:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A report by a US think tank says there is a "terrorist pipeline" between the UK and Pakistan.
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EU to increase support for S Asia

Tuesday, October 27th 2009, 7:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Luxembourg Luxembourg

Foreign ministers meet in Luxembourg to boost EU support for Afghanistan and Pakistan amid growing instability.
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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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