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News: Pakistan

We have started to collect the most important news related to Pakistan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Pakistan – overview

Pakistan: news

'I don't go out'

Monday, December 7th 2009, 10:15

Living in fear in Pakistan's most bombed city
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Pakistan army buries mosque dead

Saturday, December 5th 2009, 22:11
related places: Rawalpindi

The funerals of Pakistani army officers who were killed in Friday's attack on a mosque are held in Rawalpindi.
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Several killed in Pakistan blast

Saturday, December 5th 2009, 9:07
related places: Peshawar

At least three people are reported to have been killed in an explosion in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Pakistan mosque attack 'kills 35'

Friday, December 4th 2009, 17:15
related places: Rawalpindi

At least 35 people are killed and dozens injured in an attack at a mosque in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi.
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Document details Mumbai charges

Friday, December 4th 2009, 14:22

The BBC obtains details of charges that Pakistan has filed against the alleged mastermind of last year's Mumbai attacks.
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Bin Laden 'in Afghanistan in 2009'

Friday, December 4th 2009, 1:28
related places: Taliban

A Taliban detainee in Pakistan says Osama Bin Laden was seen in Afghanistan in January or February this year.
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Perils ahead

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 16:41

Obama strategy makes big demands of Pakistan military
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Bin Laden not in Pakistan, says PM

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 14:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan's prime minister tells UK counterpart Gordon Brown he does not think Osama Bin Laden is in his country.
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Brown promises Pakistan support

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 9:24

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown pledges more support for Pakistan's counter terror efforts after talks with PM Gilani.
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Bomber targets Pakistan navy HQ

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 10:41
related places: Islamabad

A suicide bomber targets the headquarters of the Pakistani navy in Islamabad, police say.
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Find Bin Laden, PM tells Pakistan

Sunday, November 29th 2009, 17:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British prime minister tells the BBC that Pakistan must do more to "break" al-Qaeda and find Osama Bin Laden.
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Zardari hands over nuclear powers

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 18:47

Pakistan's president hands control of the nation's nuclear arsenal to his PM, in an apparent bid to ease political pressure.
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Pakistan warns US on Afghan plan

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 18:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Pakistan has warned the US that sending more soldiers to Afghanistan could destabilise its southwest border region.
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Three injured in Peshawar blast

Thursday, November 26th 2009, 6:30
related places: Peshawar

Two policemen and a young girl are injured in a roadside bomb blast in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Pakistan charges seven for Mumbai

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 16:21
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

A court in Pakistan charges seven people over last year's attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai which left 170 people dead.
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Pakistan clash 'kills civilians'

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 16:15
related places: Khyber

At least six civilians have been killed in clashes between troops and militants in the Khyber tribal region of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Paceman Asif holds Kiwis in check

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 8:30
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Dunedin

Mohammad Asif takes three wickets as Pakistan restrict New Zealand to 276-6 on day one of the first Test in Dunedin.
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Paralysed state

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 2:02

Ahmed Rashid on conspiracy theories sweeping Pakistan
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Bangladesh arrests terror suspect

Monday, November 23rd 2009, 14:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh
related places: Lashkar

Police in Bangladesh say they have arrested a man suspected of being a senior member of the Pakistan-based militant group, Lashkar-e-Taiba.
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Mumbai suspects arrested in Italy

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 13:07
related countries: Italy Italy

Italian police arrest a Pakistani father and son suspected of providing logistical support for last year's Mumbai attacks.
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Pakistan drone attack kills eight

Friday, November 20th 2009, 8:09
related countries: United States United States

At least eight suspected militants are killed in a US drone attack in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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Policemen die in Pakistan blast

Friday, November 20th 2009, 7:04
related places: Peshawar

At least three policemen have died in an explosion in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Pakistan court blast kills many

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 10:55
related places: Peshawar

A bomb blast outside a court building in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar kills at least 19 people, medics say.
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Pakistan drone raid 'kills three'

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 5:31
related countries: United States United States

At least three suspected militants have been killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region, officials say.
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Taliban leader 'flees Pakistan'

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 14:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Swat, Taliban

One of the most wanted Taliban leaders in Pakistan says he has escaped to Afghanistan and is planning new attacks.
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Quetta blast wounds top policeman

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 6:56
related places: Quetta

A senior police officer is injured in a blast in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta, police say.
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Four dead in Peshawar explosion

Monday, November 16th 2009, 7:12
related places: Peshawar

Four people are killed and a number injured in an explosion outside a police station in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Militants target Pakistan elders

Sunday, November 15th 2009, 14:47
related places: Taliban

Militants stage two attacks against elders who have pledged to fight the Taliban in north-west Pakistan, killing one in his home.
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Pakistan bomb targets checkpoint

Saturday, November 14th 2009, 15:11
related places: Peshawar

A suicide bomber attacks a police checkpoint in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 10 people, officials say.
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Bombers hit Pakistan spy agency

Friday, November 13th 2009, 11:22
related places: Peshawar

A bomb hits Pakistan's intelligence agency in the north-western city of Peshawar, killing at least 12, officials say.
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Iran embassy man shot in Pakistan

Thursday, November 12th 2009, 8:41
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Peshawar

Gunmen kill a Pakistani working at the Iranian consulate in the city of Peshawar, officials say.
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In pictures

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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