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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

Monday, April 27th 2009, 15:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown calls for a "stronger relationship" between the UK and Pakistan to fight extremism.
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Lee will rejoin Australia squad

Monday, April 27th 2009, 14:16
related countries: Australia Australia, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Australia fast bowler Brett Lee will rejoin the squad for their last two one-dayers against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
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Pakistan Taleban talks 'halted'

Monday, April 27th 2009, 10:01

The Taleban suspend talks with officials in north-west Pakistan amid more clashes between troops and militants.
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Pakistani forces battle militants

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 18:26

Pakistani forces clash with Taleban militants in the troubled north-west of the country, close to the Swat Valley.
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Bomb kills 12 Pakistani children

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 7:30

Twelve children die in north-western Pakistan after playing with a bomb they mistook for a toy, officials say.
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Symonds knock steers Aussies home

Friday, April 24th 2009, 19:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Andrew Symonds guides Australia to a series-levelling win courtesy of a six-wicket win over Pakistan in Dubai.
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Growing threat

Friday, April 24th 2009, 11:32

Pakistan in disarray over ways to tackle the Taleban
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Taleban announce key withdrawal

Friday, April 24th 2009, 10:42

Pakistan's Taleban say they are withdrawing from a district where they had consolidated power just 100km from Islamabad.
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Key talks on Pakistan Sharia deal

Friday, April 24th 2009, 7:24
related countries: United States United States

Officials in North West Frontier Province in Pakistan meet to discuss their peace deal with the Taleban amid deep US concern.
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Hezbollah TV seller jailed in US

Friday, April 24th 2009, 6:27
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

A Pakistani man in the US is jailed for transmitting a TV channel run by Lebanon's Hezbollah movement.
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Pentagon chief in Taleban warning

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 21:31
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's relations with the US could be in danger if it fails to combat the Taleban, the US defence chief says.
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Pakistan bid to stop Taleban push

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 14:27

Pakistani security forces are sent to a region near the capital which has reportedly fallen under Taleban control in recent days.
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Is Pakistan a threat to world security?

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 11:08
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the nation poses a "mortal threat". Is she right?
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Live score - Pakistan v Australia

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 7:37
related countries: Australia Australia, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Pakistan face Australia in the final match of their one-day series in the United Arab Emirates.
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Pakistan disorder 'global threat'

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 0:56
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the situation in Pakistan poses a "mortal threat" to the security of the world.
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Pakistan lays Balochistan blame

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 14:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India

Pakistan accuses India and Afghanistan of wanting to destabilise Pakistan in supporting rebels in Balochistan province.
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Pakistani singer Iqbal Bano dies

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 10:32
related places: Lahore

Renowned Pakistani singer of classical and film songs, Iqbal Bano, dies in the eastern city of Lahore, aged 74.
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Terror raid Pakistanis face UK deportation

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 9:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Twelve men held in anti-terror raids in north-west England are released without charge but some face deportation.
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Pakistani district head missing

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 8:45

The top official goes missing in a north-western Pakistani district where a Sharia law deal with the Taleban operates.
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Swat's Taleban expand operations

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 14:20
related places: Swat

Taleban militants who agreed a peace deal with the government in Pakistan's Swat district expand into nearby Buner.
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UK families see ruin of Swat homes

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 6:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Swat

Families of Pakistani origin in the UK have seen homes destroyed and families torn apart by the Taleban in Swat.
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Jets target Pakistani militants

Monday, April 20th 2009, 10:46

Army jets and helicopters launch air strikes on a number of militant sites in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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'US strike' on Pakistan militants

Sunday, April 19th 2009, 6:47
related countries: United States United States

A suspected US missile strike has targeted a Taleban base in north-western Pakistan, say local security officials.
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Suicide bomb hits Pakistan police

Saturday, April 18th 2009, 19:33

A suicide attack kills 27 people and injures dozens more at a police checkpoint in north-western Pakistan, police say.
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Pakistan counts cost of Cup shift

Saturday, April 18th 2009, 11:11

Pakistan claim they will lose out on over £7m after being stripped of co-hosting any 2011 World Cup games.
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Donors pledge $5bn for Pakistan

Friday, April 17th 2009, 12:27
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Tokyo

International donors pledge more than $5bn to Pakistan to support its economy and fight off Islamic extremism.
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Suicide car bomber hits Pakistan

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 21:57

A suicide car-bomber attacks a security post in north-west Pakistan, killing at least 18 people, nine of them police.
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Pakistan Red Mosque cleric bailed

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 11:09

Pakistan's Supreme Court orders the release of a hardline Islamic cleric arrested when soldiers stormed the Red Mosque in 2007.
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New Mumbai attacks suspect held

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 8:31
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan says it has arrested another man suspected of helping the militants who attacked the Indian city of Mumbai.
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Pakistan passes Swat Sharia deal

Monday, April 13th 2009, 23:52
related places: Swat

Pakistan's president signs a controversial bill introducing Sharia law in the Swat region, with parliament's backing.
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Pakistan pledges UK terror help

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 20:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan asks for information on 11 Pakistanis arrested in connection with a UK terror plot but has not received any details.
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Clark call-up forces Kent rethink

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 14:32
related countries: Australia Australia, South Africa South Africa

Stuart Clark is called into the Australia one-day squad for the tour to South Africa and Pakistan, leaving Kent to look for a new overseas player.
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Balochistan deaths spark strikes

Friday, April 10th 2009, 10:31
related places: Baloch

Political groups in Pakistan's Balochistan province call a three-day strike after three ethnic leaders are killed.
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UK leader urges Pakistan action

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 23:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gordon Brown says Pakistan needs to do more to root out terrorism after police thwart a suspected al-Qaeda bomb plot.
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Cleric in Swat peace deal protest

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 10:51
related places: Swat

The cleric who mediated a peace deal in Pakistan's Swat says he is leaving the region in protest over its implementation.
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Riots as Baloch chiefs found dead

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 8:12
related places: Baloch

A policeman dies in rioting in Pakistan's Balochistan province after three ethnic leaders are found dead.
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Few takers

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 18:47
related countries: United States United States

Why US bounty scheme is not working in Pakistan
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Taleban storm district near Swat

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 16:53
related places: Swat

Taleban militants from Pakistan's troubled Swat valley storm the nearby district of Buner, killing at least five people, police say.
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S Asia foes 'face common threat'

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 14:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India, United States United States

US envoy Richard Holbrooke calls for India, Pakistan and the US to work together to defeat Islamic militants.
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Aid workers shot dead in Pakistan

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 10:32

Police in north-west Pakistan find bodies of three local female aid workers and their male driver, all with gunshot wounds.
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Pakistan calls for trust with US

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 10:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan tells visiting envoy Richard Holbrooke the US must trust it and stresses its opposition to drone attacks.
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Flogging probe begins in Pakistan

Monday, April 6th 2009, 12:26
related places: Swat

Pakistan's chief justice orders a police committee to investigate the controversial flogging of a teenage girl.
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Sri Lanka honours cricket driver

Monday, April 6th 2009, 9:34
related places: Lahore

The Pakistani bus driver, praised for his role in the Lahore cricket attack, is honoured at a ceremony in Colombo.
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Pakistan mosque blast 'kills 20'

Sunday, April 5th 2009, 9:34

At least 20 people are killed and dozens of others injured as a bomb explodes near a Shia mosque in Pakistan, police say.
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Pakistani group frees US hostage

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 22:04
related countries: United States United States

Militants in Pakistan free an American UN work they snatched in Balochistan province two months ago.
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Bomb hits Pakistan police base

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 20:28
related places: Islamabad

A suicide bomber kills eight paramilitary police in an attack on a security base in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, police say.
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Migrant bodies found in Pakistan

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 19:09

Pakistani police find 44 bodies inside a container in what appears to have been a failed attempt at human trafficking.
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The 'Talebanisation' of Pakistan

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 10:59

Jill McGivering finds out how the recent attacks by militants in Pakistan are affecting people's lives.
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'Deadly air strike' in Pakistan

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 9:29
related countries: United States United States

A suspected US missile strike in a remote area of north-west Pakistan has killed 13 people, local security officials say.
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Pakistan to probe girl's flogging

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 18:50

Pakistan's top judge orders local officials to bring to court a girl whose public flogging was caught on video.
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Culture dearth

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 5:42
related places: Lahore

Militancy hits the arts in Pakistani city of Lahore
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Many killed in 'US drone attack'

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 11:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A missile fired by a suspected US drone kills at least 14 people in Pakistan, close to the Afghan border, eyewitnesses say.
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Pakistan is 'centre of terrorism'

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 7:41
related countries: India India

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh describes Pakistan as the "epicentre of world terrorism".
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Key Afghan-Pakistan talks due

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 5:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Turkey Turkey

The Afghan president meets his Pakistani counterpart in Turkey for talks on ways to combat Islamic militants.
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Centre-stage

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 15:13

Why the identity of Pakistani attackers was no surprise
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Sharif's brother back in office

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 11:41

Pakistan's Supreme Court restores Nawaz Sharif's brother, Shahbaz, as chief minister of Punjab province.
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Lahore 'was Pakistan Taleban op'

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 9:04
related places: Lahore

The Pakistani Taleban chief tells the BBC his group was behind Monday's attack on a police school in Lahore.
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Minister in Pakistan unity call

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 6:27
related places: Lahore

Pakistan's interior minister urges the country to unite against insurgents, as the Pakistani Taleban says it was behind Monday's bloody attack in Lahore.
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Lahore police academy retaken

Monday, March 30th 2009, 16:33

Pakistani security forces regain control of a police academy in Lahore after eight hours of clashes with gunmen.
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Siege at Pakistan police academy

Monday, March 30th 2009, 10:34
related places: Lahore

Troops are trying to retake a police academy near the Pakistani city of Lahore after gunmen seized it, with up to 40 people reported dead.
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Monday, March 30th 2009, 0:03
related countries: United States United States

US generals turn guns on Pakistani intelligence service
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US to consult Pakistan on strikes

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 17:37
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says he will consult Pakistan's leaders before targeting militants in that country.
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Pakistan army raid 'kills rebels'

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 18:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's army says troops, backed by artillery and helicopter gunships, have killed 26 militants in a raid near the Afghan border.
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Saturday, March 28th 2009, 13:09
related countries: United States United States

US military officials say elements in Pakistan's military intelligence service still have ties to the Taleban and al-Qaeda militants.
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Pakistan voices

Saturday, March 28th 2009, 9:31
related places: Islamabad

Islamabad people give their views on Obama's speech
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Deadly blast hits Pakistan mosque

Friday, March 27th 2009, 15:26
related places: Jamrud

A mosque collapses after a suicide bomb attack in north-western Pakistan, killing dozens of people and injuring many more.
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Bomb strikes mosque in Pakistan

Friday, March 27th 2009, 9:40
related places: Jamrud

A bomb explodes at a mosque in Jamrud in north-west Pakistan, with a number of people feared dead and injured.
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Deadly Pakistan restaurant blast

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 6:38

A suicide blast targeting a tribal leader in Pakistan's South Waziristan region kills at least 10 people, say officials.
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Drone attack reported in Pakistan

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 15:56
related countries: United States United States

A US drone attack on vehicles in Pakistan kills suspected foreign militants, Pakistani sources say.
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Lahore attack 'to change cricket'

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 12:42
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's new captain says the attack in Pakistan has changed his players' approach to taking part in future tournaments.
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Taleban tap into Swat's emeralds

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 15:46
related places: Swat

The Taleban in Pakistan's strife-torn north-western district of Swat take over operations in its emerald mines.
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Pakistan judge celebrates return

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 7:03
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan's chief justice celebrates his return to work in Islamabad after mass protests forced his reinstatement.
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