Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

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

Pakistan library named 'Bin Laden'

Friday, April 18th 2014, 10:37

An Islamic seminary for women in Pakistan's capital renames its library after Osama Bin Laden, the slain al-Qaeda leader.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Confidence returns to Kashmir

Thursday, April 17th 2014, 6:13
related places: Kashmir

As Indians vote in the biggest day of the general election, the BBC's Mike Wooldridge reports from Pakistan-administered Kashmir.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan Taliban end ceasefire

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 16:02

The Pakistani Taliban say they will not extend a ceasefire with the government announced last month, but will remain committed to peace talks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: The risks to journalists in Pakistan

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 10:01

Pakistan remains one of the most dangerous countries for journalists, ranking tenth in an Impunity Index. Syria has joined the list of countries where the murder of a journalist is most likely to go unpunished.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Greece jails two over fatal stabbing

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 17:19
related countries: Greece Greece

Two men suspected of links with far-right Golden Dawn are jailed for life in Greece for the fatal stabbing of a Pakistani immigrant.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan 'cannibal' re-arrested

Monday, April 14th 2014, 12:56

A man who previously admitted to cannibalism is arrested again, this time on suspicion of cannibalising a young child, Pakistani police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India and Pakistan’s glacial fight

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 18:39
related countries: India India

The 30-year mountain conflict between India and Pakistan
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Baby's murder charge dropped

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 13:14

A Pakistani court has withdrawn the case against a nine-month-old baby who was accused of attempted murder alongside 12 members of his family.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan baby case withdrawn

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 7:16

A Pakistani court withdraws the case against a nine-month-old baby who was accused of attempted murder along with 12 family members.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly bombing hits Pakistan market

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 12:29
related places: Islamabad

A powerful bomb blast strikes a market on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital Islamabad, killing at least 20 people, police and medics say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly blast on train in Pakistan

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 15:15

A bomb attack on a passenger train by a separatist group leaves several dead and dozens injured in Baluchistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan couple get death sentence

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 15:13

A Pakistani Christian couple are sentenced to death for blasphemy after allegedly sending a text message insulting the Prophet Muhammad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Baby accused of 'planning murder'

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 11:21

A young boy, said to be only nine months old, has appeared in court in Pakistan on charges of planning a murder, threatening police and interfering in state affairs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Kidnapped Iranians freed in Pakistan

Friday, April 4th 2014, 13:47
related countries: Iran Iran

Four Iranian soldiers seized by a Sunni militant group and taken to Pakistan are freed after a request from Iranian clerics, but a fifth is reportedly killed.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ex-Pakistan leader convoy 'targeted'

Thursday, April 3rd 2014, 7:22

A bomb strikes the convoy route of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, in what police call an assassination attempt.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Windies beat Pakistan to reach semis

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 16:40
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Mirpur

Defending champions West Indies beat Pakistan by 84 runs to set up a World Twenty20 semi-final with Sri Lanka.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Musharraf charged in treason case

Monday, March 31st 2014, 14:09

A court in Pakistan has charged former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the first army chief to face such a prosecution.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Musharraf charged in treason case

Monday, March 31st 2014, 12:54

A court in Pakistan charges former military ruler Pervez Musharraf with treason, the country's first army chief to face such a prosecution.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Shehzad ton gives Pakistan victory

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 13:51
related countries: Australia Australia, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Ahmed Shehzad's unbeaten century helps Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 50 runs and eliminate Australia from the World Twenty20.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Brown: Child marriage 'unacceptable'

Saturday, March 29th 2014, 14:50

Former prime minister Gordon Brown tells the BBC "child marriage-free zones" are to be set up in Pakistan as part of efforts to get more children into school.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Death penalty for Pakistan Christian

Friday, March 28th 2014, 7:28
related places: Lahore

A Pakistani Christian man is sentenced to death for blasphemy, in a case which sparked fierce rioting in Lahore last March.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan holds Taliban peace talks

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 15:17
related places: Taliban

A first day of peace talks between the Pakistani government and the Taliban. aimed at ending years of violence, has come to a close.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: OK! magazine launches in Pakistan

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 15:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK-based international celebrity magazine, OK!, has launched a new edition in Pakistan - an apparently unlikely location for an upmarket, global, publication.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan beat Australia in thriller

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 13:58
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mirpur

Pakistan, aided by Umar Akmal's scintillating 94, beat Australia by 16 runs in their World Twenty20 Group Two match in Mirpur.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India thrash Pakistan in World T20

Friday, March 21st 2014, 17:06
related places: Mirpur

India beat Pakistan by seven wickets in the first match of the Super 10 phase at the ICC World Twenty20 in Mirpur.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Pakistan's new women-only bus service

Friday, March 21st 2014, 0:01
related places: Islamabad, Rawalpindi

Authorities in Pakistan launch a female-only minibus service between the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad in an attempt to reduce the physical and verbal harassment of women who travel on public transport.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India & Pakistan begin World T20 bids

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 17:02
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Rivals India and Pakistan begin the Super 10 phase of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh on Friday.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Indian author Khushwant Singh dies

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 9:09
related countries: India India

Indian novelist and journalist Khushwant Singh, who wrote Train to Pakistan, has died aged 99, his family says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Hunger in Pakistan after dry winter

Monday, March 17th 2014, 11:48

Pakistan's government confirms that more than a million people are suffering after a dry winter in the country's southern province of Sindh.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bin Laden doctor's sentence reduced

Saturday, March 15th 2014, 12:53
related countries: United States United States

A court in Pakistan cuts by 10 years the prison sentence handed down to a doctor alleged to have helped the US locate Osama Bin Laden.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan self-immolation teen dies

Friday, March 14th 2014, 18:15

A Pakistani teenager has died a day after setting herself on fire after police dropped charges against those accused of attempting to rape her.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Peshawar bomb disposal teams suffer heavy toll

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 21:59

On the front line with Pakistan bomb squad
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Dry winter kills children in Pakistan

Monday, March 10th 2014, 10:55
related places: Mithi

More than 100 children have died in Mithi and Tharparkar, two desert areas of Pakistan, following a very dry winter.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sri Lanka seal Asia Cup final win

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 16:25
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Dhaka

Sri Lanka beat holders Pakistan by five wickets with 22 balls remaining at the Asia Cup final in Mirpur:
Read the full article » | View on the map »

India drops student sedition charge

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 22:13
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmiri

Authorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh drop sedition charges against a group of Kashmiri students for apparently cheering the country's arch rival Pakistan in a cricket match.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan troops killed during truce

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 9:37

At least six Pakistani soldiers are killed in a bombing in the north-west, as violence continues despite an apparent ceasefire with militants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fizza Malik: Face of Pakistan's latest tragedy

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 18:34

The lawyer whose work had only just begun
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Can Taliban ceasefire prevent bloodshed?

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 11:59

The many factors that can undermine a ceasefire in Pakistan
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly attack on Pakistan court

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 15:22
related places: Islamabad

At least 11 people are killed and 24 wounded in a gun and bomb attack in Islamabad, one of the deadliest attack in the capital for years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Deadly attack on Pakistan court

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 10:00
related places: Islamabad

At least 11 people have been killed in an attack at a court in Islamabad, in one of the deadliest assaults on the Pakistan capital for years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan's 'invisible' President Mamnoon Hussain

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 1:20

In search of Pakistan's reclusive president
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan to halt Taliban air strikes

Sunday, March 2nd 2014, 16:14
related places: Taliban

Pakistan says it will stop air strikes against the Taliban, after the militants announced a month-long ceasefire.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan Taliban announce month truce

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 15:32

The Pakistani Taliban announce a month-long ceasefire aimed at reviving peace talks with the government which broke down last month.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly attack on Pakistan polio team

Saturday, March 1st 2014, 9:55

A bomb attack on a polio vaccination team in north-west Pakistan has killed at least 11 people, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan air strikes in tribal areas

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 15:17

Pakistan's military launch air strikes against suspected militant hideouts in the north-west, killing at least 30 people, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bomber targets Iran Pakistan mission

Monday, February 24th 2014, 16:42
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Peshawar

Two Pakistani security guards have been killed in a suspected suicide bombing outside the Iranian consulate in the city of Peshawar, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Top Pakistan Taliban man 'shot dead'

Monday, February 24th 2014, 13:24

A top Pakistani Taliban commander, Asmatullah Shaheen, has been shot dead in the militant stronghold of North Waziristan, sources say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Afghan troops die in Taliban attack

Sunday, February 23rd 2014, 15:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kunar, Taliban

Taliban fighters kill 21 Afghan soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint in Kunar province close to Afghanistan's border with Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

The untold story of Pakistan's other war

Saturday, February 22nd 2014, 0:05

The untold story of Pakistan's other war
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan bombs militant hideouts

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 11:27

Pakistani fighter jets launch air strikes on a suspected militant area in the north-west, killing at least 15 people, local officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Musharraf in court for first time

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 12:07

Ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf has appeared in a Pakistani court for the first time on charges of treason.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran 'may send forces to Pakistan'

Monday, February 17th 2014, 22:22

Iran warns it may send forces into Pakistan if it does not take action to free five border guards seized in Sistan Baluchistan earlier this month.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan condemns killing by Taliban

Monday, February 17th 2014, 12:04
related places: Taliban

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif condemns the reported killing of 23 soldiers by a Taliban faction and warns of the impact on peace talks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistani drone activist reappears

Friday, February 14th 2014, 18:18

Anti-drone campaigner Kareem Khan, abducted days before he was due to testify before European MPs, reappears in Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan police killed by bomb blast

Thursday, February 13th 2014, 6:55
related places: Karachi

At least 11 policemen have been killed and more than 40 injured in a suspected suicide bomb attack in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fears over missing Pakistan activist

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 8:34

A court in Pakistan orders the government to produce an anti-drone activist who lawyers say is being detained by intelligence agencies.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Nine anti-Taliban fighters killed

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 8:29
related places: Peshawar, Taliban

Militants shoot dead nine anti-Taliban militiamen in a gun and grenade attack in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly blasts hit Pakistan cinema

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 12:41
related places: Peshawar

At least 10 people are killed when a series of blasts hit a cinema in Peshawar, north-west Pakistan, the second such attack in a fortnight.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'More females smoking' in Pakistan

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 0:13
related places: But

In Pakistan's conservative society, women smokers are often frowned upon. But anti-smoking campaigners say the number of female smokers is on the rise
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Punjab gas hit as pipelines bombed

Monday, February 10th 2014, 7:55

The gas supply to Pakistan's most populous province is mostly cut off after militants in the south-west blow up three pipelines, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Eight shot dead in Pakistani city

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 21:41
related places: Karachi

Gunmen on motorbikes shoot dead eight people, including an eight-year-old girl, in an attack in the restive southern Pakistani city of Karachi.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan enters talks with Taliban

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 18:12
related places: Taliban

Pakistan's government holds its first formal talks with a Taliban-nominated team, setting out five conditions, including an end to hostilities.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'People call me the father of a martyr'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 23:15
related places: Taliban

Nine people were killed in bombings in Pakistan, just hours after the government decided not to show up for negotiations with the Taliban.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Taliban criticise peace talks delay

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 20:18
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani Taliban negotiators condemn the failure of government representatives to meet them in Islamabad, as peace efforts get off to a chaotic start.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan Taliban peace talks delay

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 13:18
related places: Islamabad, Taliban

Pakistani government representatives fail to turn up to meet Taliban negotiators in Islamabad as preliminary peace efforts get off to a chaotic start.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ex-UKIP spokesman led kidnap gang

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 7:35

A man who acted as UKIP's Commonwealth spokesman has served a seven-year jail sentence over a kidnapping in Pakistan, BBC Newsnight reveals.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Khan declines Taliban talks role

Monday, February 3rd 2014, 19:29
related places: Taliban

Pakistani politician Imran Khan will not be part of a team representing the Taliban in peace talks with the government, his party confirms.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Umar Akmal arrested after warden row

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 13:21
related places: Lahore

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal is arrested in Lahore after being accused of assaulting a police warden.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Musharraf arrest warrant issued

Friday, January 31st 2014, 13:22

A Pakistani court issues an arrest warrant for ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf, rejecting his plea to go abroad for medical treatment.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Pakistan festival 'damaging ruins'

Friday, January 31st 2014, 12:50

Conservationists in Pakistan have asked Unesco to stop part of a cultural event being held on a World Heritage site, after fears that it could damage the ruins.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Protests over Pakistan festival plan

Friday, January 31st 2014, 12:44

Activists in Pakistan protest over plans for a festival on the world heritage site at Mohenjo Daro as officials say they will press ahead regardless.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan 'honour killers' convicted

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 20:32
related places: Kohistan

A court in the northern Pakistan region of Kohistan convicts six people - sentencing one to death - for the murder of three brothers in "honour killings".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan festival 'damaging ruins'

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 19:03

Conservationists in Pakistan urge Unesco to stop the opening ceremony of a festival from being held on the World Heritage ruins of Mohenjo Daro.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 5/74

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS