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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 army 'concerned' by clashes

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 18:20

Violence between protesters and police should stop, Pakistan's army says, as it backs democracy after Islamabad clashes saw three people die.
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VIDEO: Anti-PM clashes continue in Pakistan

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 14:03

Continuing clashes in Pakistan between police and protesters demanding the toppling of PM Nawaz Sharif leave two dead and hundreds injured.
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Pakistan protesters in police clash

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 0:57

More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.
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Pakistan army to mediate in protest

Friday, August 29th 2014, 11:21
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan's powerful army chief to mediate in deadlock between PM and two opposition figures leading huge anti-government rallies in Islamabad.
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Pakistan PM named as murder suspect

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 17:45
related places: Lahore

Pakistani police name Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a suspect in the murder of 14 followers of an anti-government cleric in Lahore, officials say.
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Arrest over politician's murder

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 14:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A second man is arrested over the murder of an exiled Pakistani politician who was attacked on his way home from work in London.
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From mountaineer to tour operator

Sunday, August 24th 2014, 22:52

A Pakistani's tough climb from mountaineer to tour operator
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VIDEO: Pakistan's anti-PM protest continues

Saturday, August 23rd 2014, 2:09
related places: Islamabad

Thousands of Pakistani protesters defy soaring temperatures and rain to maintain their protest against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif outside the parliament in Islamabad.
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Politicians and their shipping containers

Friday, August 22nd 2014, 23:25

Why every Pakistani politician needs a shipping container
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VIDEO: Protesters sleeping rough in Pakistan

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 14:30

Thousands of demonstrators are camping outside the Pakistani parliament, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over allegations of corruption.
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Imran Khan quits Pakistan talks

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 12:45
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan's political crisis deepens after opposition leader Imran Khan says he is quitting talks with the government until PM Nawaz Sharif resigns.
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Pakistan protesters guard parliament

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 12:38
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan's anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri has called on protesters to continue guarding access to all state buildings amid a massive sit-in at Islamabad.
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Pakistan defends meeting separatists

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 12:19
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi, Islamabad, Kashmiri

Pakistan's high commissioner to India Abdul Basit defends his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, a move which led to Delhi cancelling planned talks with Islamabad.
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VIDEO: Protesters march on Pakistan parliament

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 5:36
related places: Islamabad

Anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan are advancing towards parliament, breaching a designated secure zone in the capital Islamabad.
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VIDEO: Partition of India: My memories

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 19:46
related countries: India India

Memories of the birth of Pakistan
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Pakistan rally marches on parliament

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 19:16
related places: Islamabad

Anti-government demonstrators in Pakistan advance towards parliament, using wire-cutters and cranes to breach a designated secure "red zone".
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India cancels talks with Pakistan

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 7:57
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India cancels a meeting with Pakistan, after Pakistan's envoy consults Kashmiri separatist leaders.
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Khan's MPs to quit Pakistan seats

Monday, August 18th 2014, 18:35

The Pakistan opposition party led by Imran Khan says it is to resign all its seats in parliament in a bid to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
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Jayawardene scores 54 in last innings

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 13:53
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene's final Test innings sees him reach his 50th half century against Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Pakistan rally calls for PM to resign

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 1:11
related places: Islamabad

Thousands of protesters gathered in Pakistan's capital Islamabad as rally leaders Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri called for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down.
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Big protest march reaches Islamabad

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 17:54
related places: Islamabad, Lahore

A big anti-government protest led by politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri gathers in Islamabad, in an attempt to force the PM to quit.
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Herath claims career best over Pakistan

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 9:28

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath records the best Test figures since 2002 as he takes 9-127 against Pakistan at Colombo.
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VIDEO: Imran Khan leads march to Islamabad

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 6:56
related places: Islamabad

Opposition politician Imran Khan rallies supporters and demands the government's resignation after leading a march to the Pakistan capital Islamabad.
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Clashes after 'shots' at Imran Khan

Friday, August 15th 2014, 10:17
related places: Islamabad, Khan

Clashes erupt in Pakistan after an attack on a convoy of anti-government protesters led by the opposition politician Imran Khan.
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Pakistan protest chiefs buoy rallies

Friday, August 15th 2014, 8:04
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri address crowds gathered in key towns as they inch towards Islamabad.
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Protest march advances on Islamabad

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 16:32

Anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri set off from Lahore for Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, amid tight security.
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VIDEO: Protest road blocks in Islamabad

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 13:57
related places: Islamabad, Lahore

Thousands of demonstrators have started marching from Lahore to the capital Islamabad, calling for the government to step down. The BBC's Shahzeb Jillani reports.
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VIDEO: Protest march begins in Pakistan

Thursday, August 14th 2014, 10:13
related places: Islamabad, Lahore

Anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan begin marching from Lahore to Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, amid tight security.
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VIDEO: Pakistan braced for Khan marches

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 15:46
related places: Islamabad, Khan

Tens of thousands of security personnel have been deployed in the Pakistani capital Islamabad ahead of an anti-government march, led by the opposition politician Imran Khan.
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The threat of Pakistan's angry young marchers

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 1:54

The threat of Pakistan's angry young marchers
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VIDEO: Female superhero fighting terrorists

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 19:38
related places: Karachi

Pakistan cartoonist fights terrorism and gangsters in Karachi
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India PM Narendra Modi visits Kargil

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 11:55
related countries: India India
related places: Kargil, Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Kargil in Indian-administered Kashmir, the first visit to the town by an Indian PM since the 1999 conflict with Pakistan.
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Ajmal reported over bowling action

Monday, August 11th 2014, 11:32

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal is reported to the International Cricket Council over a suspected illegal bowling action.
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Will a Pakistani-Indian kiss be censored?

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 23:01
related countries: India India

Will Pakistan censor this actress's kiss with an Indian star?
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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in Galle

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 12:55

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by seven wickets in Galle to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series, with the final Test on Thursday.
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Deadly violence in Pakistan protest

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 20:19

At least six people die in Pakistan's Punjab province, in clashes between police and supporters of leading anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri.
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VIDEO: Forgotten K2 climber left to freeze

Friday, August 8th 2014, 20:34
related countries: Italy Italy

Sixty years ago, Amir Mehdi was betrayed by his Italian companions and denied glory at the summit of Pakistan's K2 mountain.
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Pakistan returns India soldier

Friday, August 8th 2014, 11:43
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan hands back an Indian soldier carried by a river across the Line of Control (LoC) - the de facto border dividing the disputed Kashmir region.
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Pakistan says 30 militants killed

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 16:59

Pakistan's military says it has killed at least 30 militants in air strikes in the North Waziristan tribal region.
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Bathers drown off Karachi coast

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 8:22
related places: Karachi

At least 20 bathers celebrating the Muslim Eid festival drown in rough seas off the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
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Pakistan climbers scale K2 summit

Saturday, July 26th 2014, 11:56

The world's second highest mountain, K2 - which lies in Pakistan - is successfully scaled by a team of Pakistani climbers for the first time.
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Mirza hits back in nationality row

Thursday, July 24th 2014, 12:53
related countries: India India

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rejects claims by a ruling party legislator that she is not fit to represent newly-created Telangana state because she is married to a Pakistani.
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Pakistan teen cricketer's 'suicide' after sex-pest row

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 22:36

Pakistan family tell of teen cricketer's tragic death
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Pakistan set for India football tour

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 13:35
related countries: India India

Pakistan will go on a two-match tour of India in August.
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VIDEO: 'I survived attempted honour killing'

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 23:36

The murder of a young pregnant woman in Pakistan by her family earlier this year, pushed the issue of "honour killings" into the spotlight.
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VIDEO: Malala meets Nigeria's leader

Monday, July 14th 2014, 21:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai has met Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan to press for more action to free at least 200 girls held by Boko Haram.
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Malala meets Nigeria's leader

Monday, July 14th 2014, 16:35
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Pakistani rights activist Malala Yousafzai meets Nigeria's president to press for more action to free the schoolgirls held by Islamist militants.
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VIDEO: Malala: Boko Haram 'misusing Islam'

Monday, July 14th 2014, 12:25

The young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has said that Boko Haram is 'misusing the name of Islam' by saying that girls should not have an education.
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Jayawardene to retire from Tests

Monday, July 14th 2014, 9:18

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene says he will retire from Test cricket after the series against Pakistan in August.
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VIDEO: Malala in Nigeria campaign visit

Saturday, July 12th 2014, 23:42
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

The Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai has travelled to Nigeria to meet the families of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.
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VIDEO: Militants flee North Waziristan assault

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 21:42
related places: Miranshah

Pakistan's military says its anti-militant offensive in a north-western tribal area has now taken control of 80% of the strategic town of Miranshah.
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Taliban 'fled' Pakistan offensive

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 18:09
related countries: United States United States

A Pakistani army commander in North Waziristan says that senior Taliban militants managed to flee before an offensive began in mid-June.
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Rare access to Pakistan ghost town

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 14:14

Suicide vests and bomb factories in former Taliban hotbed
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VIDEO: Empty streets of Pakistan 'ghost town'

Thursday, July 10th 2014, 1:27
related places: Miranshah, Taliban

Pakistan's military takes the media to see Miranshah, formerly a hotbed of Taliban activity, three weeks into its offensive against militants in the region.
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VIDEO: Health crisis hits Pakistani refugees

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 15:25

The displacement of more than 800,000 people from the tribal region of North Waziristan has led to a health crisis in the northwest of the country, officials say.
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Khan urges aid for Pakistan refugees

Monday, July 7th 2014, 6:14
related places: Taliban

The army should allow aid agencies into Pakistan's north-west to help those displaced by the military operation against the Taliban, politician Imran Khan has told the BBC.
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Charges over Lahore 'honour killing'

Saturday, July 5th 2014, 14:58
related places: Lahore

A Pakistani court in Lahore charges five men for the murder of a woman who was beaten to death for marrying without their consent.
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All hues or some shades in North Waziristan?

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 9:19

Exclusive footage from Pakistan shows battle is far from over
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VIDEO: Pakistan stepping up militant strikes

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 4:38

Pakistan's military is stepping up its operation in the North Waziristan tribal area and targeting militants who have been hiding there.
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Pakistan 'disrupts terror bases'

Tuesday, July 1st 2014, 12:35

Pakistan's army says it has severely disrupted militant bases in North Waziristan, despite reports that many militants left before troops moved in.
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Where have all Pakistan's militants gone?

Monday, June 30th 2014, 18:38
related places: Taliban

Pakistan sends troops in but where are the Taliban?
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Pakistan troops move against Taliban

Monday, June 30th 2014, 11:29
related places: Taliban

The Pakistani army launches a ground offensive against Taliban militants in the tribal region of North Waziristan after weeks of air strikes.
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VIDEO: BBC meets $10m wanted man

Monday, June 30th 2014, 4:51
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Mumbai

The founder of a self-declared Pakistani charity who India and the US accuse of masterminding the 2008 terror attacks on Mumbai has dismissed new American sanctions on his organization.
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Pakistan 'charity' head condemns US

Monday, June 30th 2014, 2:12
related countries: United States United States

Hafiz Saeed, the head of a self-declared charity in Pakistan accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, dismisses new US sanctions.
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VIDEO: Is Pakistan 'obsessed' with fair skin?

Friday, June 27th 2014, 4:17

An advert promising to 'make the whole of Pakistan white' sparks debate in the country over what some are calling an 'obsession' with attaining fairer skin.
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Airlines halt flights to Peshawar

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 12:34
related places: Peshawar

Qatar Airways joins Emirates and Etihad in stopping its jets flying to the Pakistani city of Peshawar after a deadly attack on an airliner.
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Hunt for Peshawar jet attack gunmen

Wednesday, June 25th 2014, 9:26
related places: Peshawar

Pakistani security forces hunt for gunmen who attacked a passenger jet as it came in to land killing one passenger on board.
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Shots fired as jet lands in Pakistan

Tuesday, June 24th 2014, 20:20
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Peshawar

Gunmen open fire on a passenger plane arriving at Peshawar in Pakistan from Saudi Arabia, with one person killed and at least two injured.
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Clashes as Pakistan cleric returns

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 14:20
related places: Islamabad

Police in Pakistan's capital Islamabad disperse supporters of anti-government cleric Tahirul Qadri as his homecoming flight is diverted to Lahore.
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VIDEO: Mass exodus amid Pakistani strikes

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 14:39

Some 350,000 people have left their homes since the launch of a major military offensive in the tribal region of North Waziristan, according to officials.
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Pakistan offensive displaces 350,000

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 10:23

Some 350,000 people have been displaced since the start of an army offensive against militants in Pakistan's North Waziristan, officials say.
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Thousands flee Waziristan offensive

Thursday, June 19th 2014, 17:10
related places: Taliban

Tens of thousands flee North Waziristan in north-west Pakistan as military aircraft pound suspected Taliban targets ahead of an expected ground offensive.
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VIDEO: N Waziristan families look for refuge

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 23:28

After the Pakistani military launched offensives against Islamic militant hideouts in North Waziristan earlier this week, locals have been moving out of the region to find refuge in makeshift camps in a neighbouring province.
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ECB bans ex-Sussex man Arif for life

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 11:51

Former Sussex and Pakistan A seamer Naved Arif is banned for life by the ECB for a breach of its anti-corruption code.
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