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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

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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Curfew woes

Monday, June 1st 2009, 17:22
related places: Swat

Swat conflict hits trade in Pakistan district
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Pakistan city centre 'destroyed'

Sunday, May 31st 2009, 17:23
related places: Swat

The scale of war damage to the main city in the Swat valley becomes clear, a day after it was captured by Pakistan troops.
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Pakistan 'nearing Swat victory'

Sunday, May 31st 2009, 13:43
related places: Swat, Taliban

Pakistan's operation against Taliban rebels in the Swat valley should be over within days, a senior defence official says.
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Pakistan army 'regains' Swat city

Saturday, May 30th 2009, 15:03
related places: Swat, Taliban

The Pakistan military says it has regained control of Mingora, the Swat valley's largest town, from the Taliban but battles continue.
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Pakistan ups Taliban chief reward

Friday, May 29th 2009, 15:33
related places: Swat, Taliban

Pakistan increases its reward for a Taliban chief in the Swat valley tenfold as insurgents threaten more bomb attacks.
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Peshawar tense in bombs aftermath

Friday, May 29th 2009, 8:43
related places: Peshawar

Authorities in the Pakistani city of Peshawar ban public gatherings a day after at least 10 people die in two separate attacks.
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Kohistan nerves

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 23:19
related places: Swat

Pakistani district fears Swat conflict will spill over
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Fresh blasts hit Pakistani city

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 16:29
related places: Peshawar

A series of blasts in the Pakistani city of Peshawar kills at least 10 people, a day after a massive attack by the Taliban in Lahore.
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Pakistani Taliban claim bombing

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 13:13
related places: Lahore

The Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for a bomb attack in Lahore which killed at least 24 people and injured about 200.
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Taliban blamed for Lahore attack

Thursday, May 28th 2009, 0:05
related places: Lahore, Taliban

Pakistan blames Taliban militants for a bomb attack in Lahore which killed 23 people and injured hundreds more.
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Under pressure

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 23:08
related places: Taliban

The Taliban in Pakistan are feeling the heat
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Huge blast rocks Pakistani city

Wednesday, May 27th 2009, 10:54
related places: Lahore

Rescuers hunt through the rubble of a Lahore police building after an attack by gunmen and a bomber kills at least 23 people.
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Court lifts Sharif election ban

Tuesday, May 26th 2009, 12:23
related places: Sharif

Pakistan's Supreme Court rules that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother are eligible to stand for public office.
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Stiff resistance by Swat Taliban

Monday, May 25th 2009, 20:32
related places: Swat, Taliban

The Pakistani army says it is making steady progress against militants despite stiff resistance in the Swat valley.
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Pakistan 'driving out' insurgents

Sunday, May 24th 2009, 20:56
related places: Swat

Pakistan's army says it could take another week to 10 days to remove the Taliban from Mingora, the main city in the Swat valley.
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Pakistan army 'in Taliban city'

Saturday, May 23rd 2009, 19:32
related places: Taliban

Pakistani forces clash with the Taliban after entering the main city in the militant-controlled Swat valley, the army says.
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Deadly car bomb in Pakistan city

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 16:55
related places: Peshawar

A car bomb kills at least six people and injures about 70 in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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UN in aid plea for Pakistan suffering

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 6:53

The UN appeals for $543m in humanitarian aid to help more than 1.6 million people displaced by fighting in Pakistan.
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US commander in Pakistan warning

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 5:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Taliban

A US offensive in Afghanistan could push Taliban fighters deeper into Pakistan, the top US commander warns.
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Shoaib to miss ICC World Twenty20

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 11:01

Shoaib Akhtar is withdrawn from Pakistan's squad for the World Twenty20 tournament because of a genital infection.
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Pakistan in humanitarian plea

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 10:56

Donors offer $224m in aid for Pakistan's displaced as PM Yusuf Raza Gilani appeals for urgent cash to help two million people.
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Pakistan's fight for hearts and minds

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 10:17
related places: Taliban

As the Pakistani offensive against the Taliban continues, Barbara Plett has been speaking to some of the people who have been displaced by the conflict.
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Turning tide

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 8:27
related places: Taliban

Pakistan public turn against Taliban 'gangsters'
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War zone

Wednesday, May 20th 2009, 16:03
related places: Taliban

On the front line of Pakistan's battle with the Taliban
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Pakistan army struggles in Buner

Wednesday, May 20th 2009, 15:44

The Pakistani government has not fully asserted control in the district of Buner, military officials tell visiting BBC journalists.
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Pakistan denies nuclear expansion

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 19:33
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan denies a US allegation it is expanding its nuclear arsenal, amid fears of a local proliferation of nuclear weapons.
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US unveils Pakistan emergency aid

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 17:59
related countries: United States United States

The US announces a $110m emergency aid package to assist those caught up in the fighting in Pakistan's north-west.
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Civilians die fleeing Swat fight

Tuesday, May 19th 2009, 13:14
related places: Swat

At least 12 civilians are killed in an attack by Pakistani fighters in the Upper Dir region near Swat, officials say.
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Pakistani refugees 'reach 1.45m'

Monday, May 18th 2009, 18:16

The UNHCR says 1.45 million people have been uprooted by the recent fighting in north-western Pakistan.
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Deadly bomb strikes Pakistan city

Saturday, May 16th 2009, 12:59
related countries: United States United States

A car bomb kills at least 11 people and injures many others in Pakistan's north-western city of Peshawar, police say.
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Pakistan in 'French nuclear deal'

Friday, May 15th 2009, 19:24
related countries: France France

French and Pakistani leaders have talks about nuclear co-operation, but there is confusion over what was agreed.
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Thousands flee Pakistan fighting

Friday, May 15th 2009, 16:31

Huge numbers seek refuge from the conflict between Pakistan's army and Taleban rebels in the country's north-west.
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Pakistan lifts Swat valley curfew

Friday, May 15th 2009, 6:16
related places: Swat

Pakistan temporarily lifts the curfew in large parts of the Swat valley, to allow civilians to flee intense fighting against militants.
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UN calls for massive Pakistan aid

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 17:12

The UN's refugee chief calls for a huge aid effort to help hundreds of thousands of people displaced by fighting in Pakistan.
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Swat schoolgirl

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 0:03

BBC diarist flees fighting in north-west Pakistan
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Pakistani president to meet UK PM

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 16:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is to hold talks with a key aid donor, as he meets UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown in London.
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Map shows Pakistan Taleban spread

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 16:19

Only 38% of north-west Pakistan is under government control as the Taleban extend their influence, a BBC study suggests.
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Conflict map

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 11:01

Taleban extending control in north-west Pakistan
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Sea of humanity

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 8:45

Coping with the exodus in north-west Pakistan
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Pakistani president to meet UK PM

Wednesday, May 13th 2009, 2:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is to hold talks with a key aid donor, as he meets UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown in London.
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Pakistan raids Taleban stronghold

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 14:11

Pakistan's army broadens its offensive against the Taleban with an airborne assault on a militant stronghold
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