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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 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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Scores killed at Pakistan match

Friday, January 1st 2010, 21:10

A suicide bomber strikes at a volleyball court in north-west Pakistan, killing at least 88 people, a local police chief says.
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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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