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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

Clinton in US-India climate plea

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 14:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Delhi

Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she hopes the US and India can tackle climate change together.
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Pakistan rains kill at least 26

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 13:33
related places: Karachi

At least 26 people die in heavy monsoon rain in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
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Four die in Pakistan 'drone raid'

Friday, July 17th 2009, 13:13
related countries: United States United States

A missile, suspected to have been fired by a US drone, kills four in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region, officials say.
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Court in Pakistan acquits Sharif

Friday, July 17th 2009, 8:56
related places: Sharif

Pakistan's top court acquits opposition head Nawaz Sharif of hijacking charges, lifting the final ban on him running for office.
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India puts Pakistan talks on hold

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 21:05
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India will not start peace talks with Pakistan until the Mumbai suspects are brought to justice, PM Manmohan Singh says.
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Pakistan and India in terror vow

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 14:27
related countries: India India

Pakistan and India pledge to co-operate in fighting terrorism, after a meeting to discuss restarting peace talks.
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UN worker shot dead in Pakistan

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 13:09

A UN refugee agency official is shot dead during a failed kidnap attempt at a relief camp in north-west Pakistan.
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UN opens Bhutto probe in Pakistan

Thursday, July 16th 2009, 7:54

Members of a United Nations inquiry into the assassination of former Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto arrive in Pakistan.
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Pride and struggle

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 23:34

Plight of displaced on Pakistan's other frontline
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'Insurgents killed' in Swat clash

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 13:32
related places: Swat

Fighting between militants and the army in Pakistan's Swat valley kills nine, as displaced people stream back.
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India and Pakistan discuss terror

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 8:34
related countries: Egypt Egypt, India India

The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan meet on the sidelines of a summit in Egypt to discuss terrorism.
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Return 'gathers pace' in Pakistan

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 14:29
related places: Swat

Some 8,800 of the more than two million Pakistanis displaced by fighting in Swat have now left relief camps, officials say.
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Sri Lanka win as Pakistan crumble

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 12:41
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan lose nine wickets for 35 runs as Sri Lanka win the second Test to secure the three-match series.
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'Taliban die' in Pakistan clashes

Tuesday, July 14th 2009, 10:08
related places: Taliban

Twenty three militants die in clashes between pro-government tribesmen and Taliban insurgents in north-west Pakistan.
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'Fatwa' on electricity thieves in Pakistan

Monday, July 13th 2009, 15:50

Senior Islamic scholars in Pakistan issue a fatwa, or religious decree, declaring the theft of electricity to be a sin.
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Pakistan's displaced begin to return

Monday, July 13th 2009, 15:08
related places: Swat

Families displaced by Pakistan's Swat valley conflict start to return home but some still fear for their safety.
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Bombed out

Monday, July 13th 2009, 14:55

Pakistani villagers survey the ruins after Buner's battle
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Deadly blast in Pakistani village

Monday, July 13th 2009, 11:08
related places: Lahore

Seven children are among nine people killed in a blast at a village in Pakistan's southern Punjab province, hospital officials say.
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Sri Lanka v Pakistan latest score

Sunday, July 12th 2009, 7:57
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka take on Pakistan in the second Test in Colombo.
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Pakistan to try Mumbai suspects

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 15:04

Pakistan says the trial of five men suspected of involvement in the attack on the Taj Hotel in Mumbai is likely to start next week.
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Polio threat to Pakistan children

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 14:43

Continuing conflict in Pakistan has left more than a million children at risk of contracting polio, health officials say.
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Town of fear

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 10:22
related places: Swat

Pakistan urges return to Swat - but is it safe?
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Swat Taliban chief 'near death'

Friday, July 10th 2009, 15:08
related places: Swat, Taliban

The leader of Taliban militants in Pakistan's Swat district is critically wounded and close to death, the BBC has learned.
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Nato denies 'Afpak' imperial plan

Friday, July 10th 2009, 9:16
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

The head of Nato's military committee says the alliance has no imperial ambitions in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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Pakistan petrol tax row continues

Friday, July 10th 2009, 8:35

A lawyer challenges in court the Pakistan government's new petrol tax, the latest move in an escalating row over oil prices.
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Tribal police killed in Pakistan

Friday, July 10th 2009, 6:59

At least three local tribal policemen die after militants in north-west Pakistan attacked a security checkpoint, officials say.
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Pakistan displaced 'can go home'

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 12:41
related places: Taliban

Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani calls on people displaced by fighting against the Taliban in the north-west to go home.
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Pakistan imposes new petrol tax

Thursday, July 9th 2009, 8:02

Pakistan imposes a levy to offset revenue lost because of an earlier Supreme Court decision to cut a carbon tax and reduce oil prices.
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Drones 'kill dozens' in Pakistan

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 17:11
related countries: United States United States

Up to 50 suspected militants are killed in two US air strikes in Pakistan, officials say, as it steps up a fight against a key leader.
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Peshawar is hit by 'suicide bomb'

Wednesday, July 8th 2009, 11:48
related places: Peshawar

At least one person is killed in a suspected suicide bombing near a checkpoint in the the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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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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