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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.

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Pakistan: news

Pakistan court cuts new oil tax

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 6:48

Pakistan's Supreme Court slashes a new carbon tax imposed on oil by the government, bringing down oil prices.
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Karachi residents assail police

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 9:58
related places: Karachi

Police in the Pakistani city of Karachi fire teargas to disperse residents protesting over their handling of a double murder, officials say.
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'US strike' on Pakistan militants

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 9:07
related countries: United States United States

At least 12 militants are killed in a missile attack by a suspected US drone in north-west Pakistan, officials and residents say.
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Sri Lanka stun Pakistan in opener

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 8:55
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Galle

Spinner Rangana Herath takes four wickets as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 50 runs in the first Test in Galle.
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Pakistan seeks 'militant' re-arrest

Tuesday, July 7th 2009, 5:32

A Pakistani court rejects on technical grounds appeals lodged by the government seeking the re-arrest of a "militant leader".
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Karachi girl 'dumped in manhole'

Monday, July 6th 2009, 10:25
related places: Karachi

Two policemen in the Pakistani city of Karachi are detained in connection with the alleged murder of a three-year-old girl.
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Armed and ready

Sunday, July 5th 2009, 23:35
related places: Taliban

Pakistan wants civilians to help take on Taliban
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Yousuf gives Pakistan initiative

Sunday, July 5th 2009, 12:52
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Mohammad Yousuf scores a century give Pakistan the upper hand in the first Test in Sri Lanka.
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Sri Lanka hit back in Galle Test

Saturday, July 4th 2009, 14:01

Sri Lanka reduce Pakistan to 15-2 by close of play after being held to 292 all out on the first day of their first Test.
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Sri Lanka v Pakistan live score

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 18:21
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Galle

Sri Lanka face Pakistan in Galle in the first match of a three-Test series.
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Deadly military crash in Pakistan

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 16:26

Up to 26 Pakistani soldiers are feared dead after an army transport helicopter crashes in a tribal region, officials say.
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Pakistan's education battleground

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 7:49

A lack of government schools and teachers means more and more children in Pakistan are being taught at madrassas.
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'Militant deaths' in US drone hit

Friday, July 3rd 2009, 6:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Taliban

At least 10 militants die in a suspected US drone strike in South Waziristan, say officials.
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Deadly blast hits Pakistan army city

Thursday, July 2nd 2009, 12:59
related places: Rawalpindi

At least five people are killed in a suicide attack on a bus carrying government employees in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi.
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Pakistan elder killed by gunmen

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 10:29
related places: Khyber

A key pro-government tribal elder is shot dead along with two of his guards in Pakistan's tribal region of Khyber, officials say.
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UN begins Bhutto killing inquiry

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 6:34
related places: Bhutto

A United Nations investigation into the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has begun.
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Unicef plea for Pakistan refugees

Wednesday, July 1st 2009, 4:29

A senior UN official makes an urgent plea for more money to support the displaced in north-west Pakistan.
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Pakistani militants abandon deal

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 7:22
related places: Taliban

A group of Taliban militants in a Pakistani tribal area say they are scrapping a peace deal with the government.
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Banned Pakistani groups 'expand'

Tuesday, June 30th 2009, 6:00
related places: Kashmir

Banned militant groups in Pakistan are expanding in Pakistani-run Kashmir, says a government report seen by the BBC.
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Ambush kills 12 Pakistan troops

Monday, June 29th 2009, 7:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Taliban

Taliban militants kill 12 soldiers in an ambush on a Pakistani military convoy near the Afghan border, the army says.
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Five killed in Karachi shoot-out

Saturday, June 27th 2009, 4:50
related places: Karachi, Taliban

Pakistani police say they have killed five militants linked to a Taliban leader in the city of Karachi.
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Pakistan troops killed in Kashmir

Friday, June 26th 2009, 10:52
related places: Kashmir

At least two soldiers are killed by a suicide blast in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, the first such bombing in the area.
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Key US aide hails Pakistan's war

Thursday, June 25th 2009, 16:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad, Taliban

President Obama's national security adviser reiterates US support for Islamabad's ongoing battle with the Taliban.
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Unseen offensive

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 15:43
related places: Rare, Taliban

Rare access to Pakistan's fight with the Taliban
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New 'allies'

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 15:23

The Pakistan militants opposing Taliban chief
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'Dozens dead' in US drone strike

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 12:22
related countries: United States United States

At least 43 people die in missile strikes by a US drone aircraft in a militant stronghold of Pakistan, a Taliban spokesman tells the BBC.
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Hanging of Indian 'spy' upheld

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 7:07
related countries: India India

Pakistan's Supreme Court upholds the hanging of an Indian man convicted for spying and carrying out bomb attacks.
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Mumbai warrants seek 22 suspects

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 22:40
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

An Indian court issues arrest warrants for 22 Pakistani citizens suspected of organising last year's Mumbai attacks.
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Fight fire with fire

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 18:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former UK Islamist takes on Pakistan extremists
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Tribal leader killed in Pakistan

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 11:32
related places: Dera Ismail Khan, Taliban

A tribal leader opposing the head of the Taliban in Pakistan is shot dead in the country's north west, police say.
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Pakistan cricketers return home

Tuesday, June 23rd 2009, 10:35

The Pakistani cricket team who won the Twenty20 cricket final return home amid tight security, disappointing waiting fans.
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Pakistan celebrates cricket win

Monday, June 22nd 2009, 10:58
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Thousands of people across Pakistan celebrate victory over Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 cricket final.
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Swat battle

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 23:52
related places: Taliban

On the frontline as Pakistani troops take on the Taliban
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Swat battle

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 23:52
related places: Taliban

On the frontline as Pakistani troops take on the Taliban
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Pakistan power to Twenty20 glory

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 17:19
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets to win the ICC World Twenty20 in an exciting finish at Lord's.
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Live text - World Twenty20 final

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 13:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan win the World Twenty20 final, beating Sri Lanka by eight wickets at Lord's.
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Live text - World Twenty20 final

Sunday, June 21st 2009, 13:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka will bat first against Pakistan in the World Twenty20 final at Lord's after winning the toss.
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'Dozens dead' in Pakistan clashes

Saturday, June 20th 2009, 13:29
related places: Taliban

At least 44 people have died in clashes between troops and Taliban militants in north-west Pakistan, the military says.
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Pakistan's Swat offensive 'nears end'

Friday, June 19th 2009, 9:57
related places: Swat, Taliban

Pakistan's military offensive against Taliban militants in the Swat valley is nearly over, the defence minister says.
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EU gives $100m in aid to Pakistan

Wednesday, June 17th 2009, 16:18

The EU gives $100m to help those displaced by fighting in Pakistan in return for greater efforts against "terrorism".
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Zardari condemns 'brutal' Taliban

Saturday, June 13th 2009, 1:11
related places: Taliban

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari condemns the killing of an anti-Taliban cleric and vows pay rises for the army.
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Bomb kills senior Pakistan cleric

Friday, June 12th 2009, 18:40
related places: Lahore, Nowshera

A leading Islamic scholar who called the Taliban "un-Islamic" is killed in one of two bomb attacks on religious targets in Pakistan.
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In pictures

Friday, June 12th 2009, 16:16
related places: Taliban

Grief in Pakistan after anti-Taliban cleric is killed
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Sri Lanka too strong for Pakistan

Friday, June 12th 2009, 15:51

Sri Lanka get their World Twenty20 Super Eights campaign off to a fine start with a convincing 19-run win over Pakistan.
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Bin Laden 'is still in Pakistan'

Friday, June 12th 2009, 9:33

Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden is still hiding in Pakistan, according to CIA director Leon Panetta.
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US envoy sees Pakistan backlash

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 6:57
related countries: United States United States

US envoy Richard Holbrooke says the public mood in Pakistan is swinging against militants towards the government.
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Fund crisis threatens Swat relief

Thursday, June 11th 2009, 5:05
related places: Swat

Aid agencies warn a funding crisis threatens help for people who have fled fighting in Pakistan's north-western Swat valley.
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Peace haven

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 23:45

Welcome to a quiet corner in Pakistan's troubled northwest
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Search for Pakistan blast victims

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 11:30
related places: Peshawar

Rescuers search for victims of a suicide attack on a luxury hotel in the Pakistani city of Peshawar which killed at least 18 people.
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'Many militants dead' in Pakistan

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 9:01

At least 70 militants have been killed since an artillery offensive began on Tuesday in north-west Pakistan, the army says.
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Suicide attack on Pakistani hotel

Wednesday, June 10th 2009, 4:37
related places: Peshawar

At least 15 people are reported to have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on a luxury hotel in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.
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Pakistan shells 'Taliban hideout'

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 18:17
related places: Bannu, Taliban

The Pakistani army begins shelling Taliban hide-outs in Bannu in the country's northwest, officials and local people say.
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Gunship backing for Taliban fight

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 16:03
related places: Taliban

Helicopter gunships are sent to a district in north-western Pakistan where hundreds of tribesmen are fighting the Taliban.
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Pakistan go through with easy win

Tuesday, June 9th 2009, 15:21
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Pakistan beat the Netherlands by 82 runs to go through to the Super Eight phase of the World Twenty20.
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Pakistan tribesmen battle Taliban

Monday, June 8th 2009, 14:12
related places: Taliban

Hundreds of tribesmen continue an offensive against the Taliban following a deadly mosque bombing in north-west Pakistan.
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Revitalised England beat Pakistan

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 19:44

England beat Pakistan by 48 runs to secure their place in the World Twenty20 Super Eights.
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Live text - England v Pakistan

Sunday, June 7th 2009, 12:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan chase a target of 186 against England at the World Twenty20 after South Africa defeat Scotland.
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Close shave

Saturday, June 6th 2009, 23:17
related places: Swat, Taliban

Barbers thrive in Pakistan's Swat valley, post-Taliban
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Blast at Islamabad police station

Saturday, June 6th 2009, 15:30
related places: Islamabad

At least one person has been killed in a blast at a police building in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, reports say.
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Pakistanis turn backs on 'erring' Taliban

Saturday, June 6th 2009, 11:00
related places: Taliban

Mohammed Hanif explains the extraordinary turnaround in support for the Taliban across Pakistan after the militants made a surprising public relations disaster.
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Rebels 'kill Pakistan Islamists'

Saturday, June 6th 2009, 7:56
related places: Swat

Two arrested aides to radical cleric Sufi Mohammed are killed in an ambush by militants in Pakistan, the army says.
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Pakistan mosque bomb kills dozens

Friday, June 5th 2009, 14:28

A bomb explodes at a mosque in the north-west of Pakistan during Friday prayers, killing at least 38 people and wounding dozens.
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Pakistan arrests senior Islamists

Friday, June 5th 2009, 10:31

Pakistan's army says it has arrested several associates of a radical Islamist cleric in north-west Pakistan.
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Remaining Pakistan students freed

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 9:51
related places: Taliban

The last of a group of students kidnapped by Taliban militants in the northwest Pakistan have been freed, officials say.
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US envoy urges more aid for Swat

Thursday, June 4th 2009, 9:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Swat

US envoy Richard Holbrooke calls for more aid from European and Muslim nations for refugees in north-west Pakistan.
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Superb India overwhelm Pakistan

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 20:11

India secure an impressive nine-wicket victory over fierce rivals Pakistan at the Oval in their final warm-up match for the World Twenty20.
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'Bin Laden' tape denounces Obama

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 17:11
related countries: United States United States

A taped message purportedly by al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden accuses Barack Obama of fuelling hatred of the US in Pakistan.
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New US aid for Pakistan displaced

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 15:58
related countries: United States United States

President Obama's envoy says the US Congress has been asked for an additional $200m to help displaced people in Pakistan.
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Strategy key

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 23:16

Why killing militants will not win Pakistan the war
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Pakistan releases 'top militant'

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 14:36

A Pakistan court orders the release of an Islamic charity head suspected of links to a group accused of the Mumbai attacks.
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Abducted Pakistani students freed

Tuesday, June 2nd 2009, 13:53

Dozens of students abducted by militants in the north-west of the Pakistan are released, the military and college staff say.
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Pakistan student convoy 'missing'

Monday, June 1st 2009, 17:31

Several hundred Pakistani students are missing near the Afghan border, amid fears they may have been abducted.
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