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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

Classy Pakistan edge past Tigers

Saturday, May 1st 2010, 21:00
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Defending champions Pakistan put their off-field problems to one side with a 21-run win against Bangladesh.
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Pakistan campaigner killed

Friday, April 30th 2010, 13:16

A Pakistani campaigner reportedly captured by the Taliban is found dead in the North Waziristan region, officials say.
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Acid attack on Pakistan sisters

Friday, April 30th 2010, 8:38

Three sisters suffer serious burns after unidentified men on a motorbike throw acid at them in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
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Taliban 'reappear' in Swat valley

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 12:00
related places: Swat

Pakistani Taliban militants resume targeted killings of local leaders in the troubled Swat valley, officials tell the BBC.
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South Asian rival PMs hold talks

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:54
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan, India India

The Indian PM is due to meet his Pakistani counterpart in a few hours at a regional summit in Bhutan, India says.
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Top Taliban leader 'still alive'

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 9:13
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud survived an American drone attack in January, intelligence sources say.
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High alert on India's water borders

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 8:51
related countries: India India

The BBC's Soutik Biswas travelled to the disputed Sir Creek on India's western borders with Pakistani to check out the security preparedness of troops.
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In pictures

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 23:42

The moveable feast of Pakistani vehicle art
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South Asia rivals are due to meet

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 11:18
related countries: India India

The prime ministers of India and Pakistan are due to meet on the sidelines of a regional summit in Bhutan.
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Pakistan bomber kills four police

Wednesday, April 28th 2010, 9:33
related places: Peshawar

At least four policemen are killed in a suicide car bomb at a checkpoint in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Year of offensives

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 15:51
related places: Taliban

Have anti-Taliban assaults in Pakistan been a success?
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India holds diplomat for 'spying'

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 14:26
related countries: India India
related places: Islamabad

India arrests one of its diplomats on charges of spying for Pakistan as the two countries' leaders prepare for a regional summit.
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Army officer to face Bhutto panel

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 13:34
related places: Bhutto

A committee of Pakistani civilians is to question a senior officer over the 2007 murder of ex-Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
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Drone hits Pakistan 'militants'

Monday, April 26th 2010, 8:28
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired from a US drone kill four suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Street anger

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 23:33

Fury over moves to rename Pakistan's northern province
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Pakistan troops killed in ambush

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 10:34

At least seven soldiers are killed in an ambush by militants in the Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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US 'questions top Taliban leader'

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 15:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taliban

Pakistan eases restrictions for US investigators to interrogate arrested Taliban leader Mullah Baradar, security officials say.
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Pakistan to tackle energy crisis

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 14:11

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani launches a national energy plan to tackle the country's massive power crisis.
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Gunmen kill Pakistan politician

Thursday, April 22nd 2010, 9:24
related places: Charsadda

Gunmen kill a former member of parliament and three others in northern Pakistan's volatile Charsadda district.
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Many dead in Peshawar blast

Monday, April 19th 2010, 21:59
related places: Peshawar

A suicide bombing at a market in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed at least 23 people, police say.
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Car bomb kills seven in Pakistan

Sunday, April 18th 2010, 5:23

A car bomb attack in north-western Pakistan kills seven people a day after an attack on a displaced people camp.
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Blasts kill dozens of Pakistan displaced

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 16:00

Some 40 people die in a twin suicide bombing at a registration point for the displaced in north-west Pakistan.
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Pakistan admits civilian deaths

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 14:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's army chief apologises for the deaths of dozens of civilians killed near the Afghan border last week.
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'My quiet son'

Friday, April 16th 2010, 17:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Here

Father of American on Pakistan terror charges speaks out
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Bhutto murder 'avoidable' - UN

Friday, April 16th 2010, 12:55

The death of Pakistani politician Benazir Bhutto could have been prevented, a damning UN report into her assassination concludes.
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Sahil accused killed in Pakistan

Friday, April 16th 2010, 12:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Three men in Pakistan accused of involvement in the kidnapping of British boy Sahil Saeed are shot dead by police, officials say.
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Drone hits Pakistan 'militants'

Friday, April 16th 2010, 11:28
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired from a US drone kill four suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Pakistan suicide attack kills 10

Friday, April 16th 2010, 11:08
related places: Quetta

A bomb inside a hospital in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least eight people, police say.
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Pakistan hospital blast 'kills 4'

Friday, April 16th 2010, 6:17
related places: Quetta

At least four people are killed in bomb explosion inside a hospital in Pakistan's south-west city of Quetta, local TV says.
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Pakistan limits president powers

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 16:08

Pakistan's upper house votes unanimously in favour of measures which limit key presidential powers.
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Pakistan admits civilian deaths

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 10:46

A senior security source in Pakistan tells the BBC that civilians were killed in Saturday's air strike in the north.
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India PM rules out Pakistan talks

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 6:13
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Indian PM Manmohan Singh rules out talks with Pakistan until it acts against the Mumbai attackers.
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'Civilians die' in Pakistan raid

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 16:49
related places: Khyber

At least 73 civilians died when an army jet bombed a village in Pakistan's tribal region, a local official tells the BBC.
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Anger over Pakistan name change

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 13:01

Moves to rename Pakistan's North West Frontier Province spark protests in which at least five people have been killed.
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Facing the future

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 7:15

Pakistan acid attack victims rebuild shattered lives
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India and Pakistan leaders meet

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 4:49
related countries: India India

The prime ministers of rivals India and Pakistan meet at a nuclear security summit in Washington.
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Sporting stars wed after South Asia cross-border romance

Monday, April 12th 2010, 16:59
related countries: India India
related places: Hyderabad

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza marries Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik after a drama which saw him divorce another woman.
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US hears India Pakistan concerns

Monday, April 12th 2010, 4:44
related countries: India India, United States United States

India's PM expresses concerns about neighbouring Pakistan to President Obama ahead of a nuclear security summit.
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Pakistan raids 'kill 12 Taliban'

Sunday, April 11th 2010, 14:29
related places: Taliban

Pakistani officials say soldiers have raided three Taliban hideouts and killed 12 militants amid an ongoing operation.
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Pakistan to curb president powers

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 17:23

The parliament of Pakistan votes unanimously to approve measures which limit key presidential powers.
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Kidnapped Greek freed by Taliban

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 11:15
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Taliban

A Greek national kidnapped by the Taliban eight months ago in nothern Pakistan is released, officials say.
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Cricketer Malik 'divorces first wife' ahead of celebrity wedding

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 18:03
related countries: India India

Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik 'divorces' another woman ahead of his planned marriage to Indian tennis star Sania Mirza.
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'Exam cheat' cricketer arrested

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 10:56

Pakistan international cricketer Nasir Jamshed is arrested after being accused of cheating in a school exam.
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US anger at Pakistan mission raid

Monday, April 5th 2010, 21:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Peshawar

The US expresses "great concern" over a deadly assault by militants on the US consulate in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Attack on Pakistan US consulate

Monday, April 5th 2010, 17:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Peshawar

Militants attack the US consulate in Peshawar, hours after another attack in north-west Pakistan kills 43 at a political rally.
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Threat to Asia celebrity wedding

Monday, April 5th 2010, 15:30
related countries: India India

Police question cricketer Shoaib Malik over claims he is already married ahead of his wedding to tennis star Sania Mirza.
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Bomber kills dozens at Pakistan rally

Monday, April 5th 2010, 12:54

At least 43 people are killed in a suspected suicide attack at a political rally in north-west Pakistan, reports say.
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Pakistani doctor uses ambulance to take home his new cow

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 15:34

A Pakistani doctor is suspended for using an ambulance to take home a cow bought from a local market, health authorities say.
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Pakistan's attorney general quits

Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 1:38

Pakistan's attorney general resigns in a row with the law ministry over the reopening of high-profile corruption cases.
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Pakistan debates president powers

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 8:28

Pakistan's parliament debates a bill on constitutional amendments that would strip the president of his sweeping powers.
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Zardari faces Swiss court threat

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 15:41
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Pakistan's anti-corruption agency says it is to ask Switzerland to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Zardari.
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Militants kill Pakistani soldiers

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 10:16
related places: Khyber

At least six Pakistani soldiers are killed when militants attack their camp in the north-western tribal region of Khyber, officials say.
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Pakistan court in corruption vow

Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 7:34

Pakistan's Supreme Court says it will jail the head of the country's anti-corruption agency unless he reopens corruption cases.
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UN report on Bhutto death delayed

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 19:57

A United Nations report into the assassination of Benazir Bhutto is delayed until mid-April at Pakistan's request.
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Iran diplomat 'freed in Pakistan'

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 9:18
related countries: Iran Iran

An Iranian diplomat taken hostage in Pakistan in 2008 is freed and returned to Iran, Iranian diplomatic sources say.
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G8 unveils Afghan-Pakistan plan

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 6:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

G8 ministers announce a plan aimed at improving the economic situation in border areas between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
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Sport united - India and Pakistan stars to wed

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 5:37
related countries: India India

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza is to get married to Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in a month's time, her family confirms.
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Death penalty for Indians in UAE

Monday, March 29th 2010, 12:27
related countries: India India, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

A court in the United Arab Emirates sentences 17 Indian nationals to death for killing a Pakistani man.
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Fatal clash in Pakistan's Orakzai

Friday, March 26th 2010, 5:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Five Pakistani soldiers and at least 21 suspected militants die in clashes near the Afghan border, Pakistan's military says.
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UN hails Pakistan's refugee move

Friday, March 26th 2010, 5:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The UN welcomes Pakistan's decision to allow nearly 1.7m Afghan refugees to remain in the country for three more years.
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Air strike in Pakistan 'kills 11'

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 16:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistani military aircraft bomb areas near the Afghan border killing at least 11 people, local officials say.
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Two held over UK boy's kidnapping

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 14:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Jhelum

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping five-year-old British boy Sahil Saeed in Pakistan, police say.
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US and Pakistan vow better ties

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 0:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The US and Pakistan say they want to improve relations after years of mistrust as they hold talks in Washington.
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Five die in Pakistan drone raid

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 7:10
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired by a suspected US drone kill at least five people in north-west Pakistan's tribal region, officials say.
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Afghan Taliban name new deputy leaders

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 13:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

The Taliban say Mullah Omar has named two new deputies following the arrest of his military chief in Pakistan.
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Pakistan army chief in US talks

Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, 5:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

Pakistan's army chief meets US defence leaders in Washington, as the two countries begin a week-long strategic dialogue.
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Pakistan seeks to probe scientist

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 17:47

Pakistan seeks court permission to investigate nuclear scientist AQ Khan over claims he transferred nuclear secrets.
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Pakistan drone raid 'kills five'

Monday, March 22nd 2010, 3:43
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired by a suspected US drone kill at least five people in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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Second blast hits Greek capital

Saturday, March 20th 2010, 4:34
related countries: Greece Greece
related places: Athens

A bomb explodes outside the home of a Pakistani community leader in Athens - the second blast in the Greek capital in 24 hours.
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Taliban arrests halt UN contacts

Friday, March 19th 2010, 0:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Ex-UN envoy in Afghanistan says Pakistan's arrest of Taliban leaders halted a channel of secret UN communications.
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Kidnapped Sahil returns to the UK

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 22:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Five-year-old Sahil Saeed returns to the family home in Oldham, as three people are charged with his kidnapping in Pakistan.
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Kidnapped boy and father reunited

Thursday, March 18th 2010, 17:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Islamabad

Sahil Saeed, the boy kidnapped in Pakistan two weeks ago, has been reunited with his father and is heading home to the UK.
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Paris ransom paid to free Sahil

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 21:32
related countries: Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ransom money was paid to secure the release of kidnapped British boy Sahil Saeed, Pakistan's interior minister confirms.
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US men on Pakistan terror charges

Wednesday, March 17th 2010, 15:54
related countries: United States United States

Five young Americans held in Pakistan since December are charged with terrorism offences, their lawyer says.
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