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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

Displaced stories

Monday, May 11th 2009, 18:43

Leaving everything behind to flee the fighting in Pakistan
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UN to deliver urgent Pakistan aid

Monday, May 11th 2009, 17:33

The UN plans to deliver urgent aid to Pakistan's north-west as thousands flee fighting between the army and Taleban.
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Pakistan steps up Swat offensive

Monday, May 11th 2009, 8:39
related places: Swat

Pakistan's military intensifies its operation against the Taleban, after a weekend in which it said 200 militants died.
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Flight from Swat as curfew lifted

Sunday, May 10th 2009, 11:14
related places: Swat

A curfew is briefly lifted in Pakistan's Swat district, allowing trapped residents to flee fighting between troops and militants.
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Pakistan 'fighting for survival'

Saturday, May 9th 2009, 22:20

Pakistan's army is fighting "for the survival of the country" against Taleban militants in the Swat valley, the prime minister says.
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Saturday, May 9th 2009, 12:40

Pakistan's cricket board are to sue the International Cricket Council for stripping them of the 2011 World Cup.
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Thousands flee Pakistan fighting

Friday, May 8th 2009, 15:15

The UN says 200,000 people have fled Pakistan's Swat Valley as the army launches a "full-scale" offensive against militants.
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Pakistan 'to eliminate militants'

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 20:51

Pakistan's PM orders the army to "eliminate militants and terrorists", as operations against the Taleban are stepped up.
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Troops killed in Pakistan clashes

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 15:52

At least 10 soldiers are killed and nine wounded in clashes with suspected Taleban in Swat Valley, Pakistan's military says.
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How can the Taleban be defeated?

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 7:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The US, Afghanistan and Pakistan say they are united in defeating al-Qaeda. Can that goal be achieved?
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Obama hails unity over al-Qaeda

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 7:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Barack Obama says after talks with the Afghan and Pakistani leaders that they are united in the goal of defeating al-Qaeda.
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Swat exodus as ceasefire crumbles

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 19:40

Thousands of civilians are reported to be fleeing Pakistan's Swat Valley as a peace deal with Taleban looks increasingly fragile.
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Twelve die in Kashmir avalanche

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 8:45
related places: Kashmir

Twelve people are killed and 12 more are missing after an avalanche in a remote area of Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
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Pakistan urged over Taleban fight

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 5:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

US envoy Richard Holbrooke says Washington must put maximum pressure on Pakistan to ensure it fights the Taleban effectively.
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Swat residents 'flee their homes'

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 17:28
related places: Swat

Residents of Pakistan's Swat Valley are reported to be fleeing their homes despite authorities rescinding an evacuation order.
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Car bomber kills Pakistani troops

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 4:19

A suicide bomber kills at least four Pakistani security personnel in the troubled north-west of the country.
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US seeks Pakistan nuclear pledge

Monday, May 4th 2009, 20:32
related countries: United States United States

The US national security adviser seeks guarantees from Pakistan that its nuclear weapons are safe from militants.
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Taleban face human shields charge

Monday, May 4th 2009, 12:45

Pakistan says the Taleban are holding 2,000 villagers as human shields to stop an offensive in the north-west.
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'Taleban killed' in Pakistan raid

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 8:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 13 Taleban militants and two Pakistani soldiers are killed in a battle near the Afghan border, the Pakistan army says.
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Talks held on Pakistan peace deal

Friday, May 1st 2009, 14:12

Taleban negotiators and government officials hold talks in north-west Pakistan in efforts to shore up a peace deal.
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Karachi tense after fatal clashes

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 11:16
related places: Karachi

Troops are out in force in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi a day after ethnic clashes left at least 32 people dead.
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Deadly clashes rock Pakistan city

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 21:48
related places: Karachi

At least 20 people have been killed in ethnic clashes in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
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Pakistan army 'retakes key town'

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 11:20

The Pakistan army says it has retaken a key town from the Taleban in the north-western district of Buner.
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Pakistan launches Taleban strikes

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 16:14
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan air force planes attack suspected Taleban hideouts, less than 100km from the capital, Islamabad.
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Civilians flee Pakistan fighting

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 10:27

Tens of thousands of people flee homes in north-west Pakistan to escape a military operation against militants.
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Clarke inspires Australia victory

Monday, April 27th 2009, 19:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Skipper Michael Clarke hits 66 and takes 3-15 as Australia beat Pakistan by 27 runs in the third one-day international.
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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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