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India-Pakistan cricket talks cancelled

Monday, October 19th 2015, 10:02
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

A meeting between India and Pakistan's cricket board chiefs in Mumbai is cancelled after a protest by far-right Hindu nationalists.
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England can force a win - Root

Friday, October 16th 2015, 16:05

England batsman Joe Root says the tourists have a chance of victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan.
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Cook hits 263 to give England lead

Friday, October 16th 2015, 15:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook plays the longest innings by an Englishman to help England lead Pakistan by 46 runs in the first Test.
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Captain Cook leads England reply

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 14:17
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Abu Dhabi

Alastair Cook hits an unbeaten 168 as England reach 290-3, trailing Pakistan by 233 in the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
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Indian 'mystery girl' finds her family

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 13:40
related countries: India India

An Indian woman found on the Pakistani side of the border more than a decade ago identifies her family from photos and may soon be heading home.
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'It's not fair to criticise Rashid'

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 15:34

Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali are defended by Geoffrey Boycott after combined bowling figures of 64-2-284-0 against Pakistan.
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Pakistan in control against England

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 14:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shoaib Malik's 245 puts Pakistan in control against England, who survive a testing final session on day two of the first Test.
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Injured Finn out of England tour

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 8:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England pace bowler Steven Finn is ruled out of the Test and one-day series against Pakistan with a foot injury.
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Rockslide kills 13 in Karachi

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 9:56
related places: Karachi

A rare rockslide in Pakistan's city of Karachi hits several makeshift homes, killing 13 people including seven children, officials say.
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Indian activist hit by ink attack

Monday, October 12th 2015, 16:11
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Far-right Hindus in Mumbai douse the leader of an Indian think-tank with ink in protest at the launch of a book by a former Pakistani foreign minister.
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Injured Finn ruled out of first Test

Monday, October 12th 2015, 12:03

England fast bowler Steven Finn is ruled out of the first Test against Pakistan with a stress injury to his left foot.
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Pakistani singer to perform in Delhi

Friday, October 9th 2015, 9:32
related places: Ghulam Ali

Pakistani ghazal singer Ghulam Ali agrees to perform in Delhi after his concert in Mumbai was cancelled after protests by a right-wing Hindu party.
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Moeen and Hales fail for England

Friday, October 9th 2015, 7:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hales

Moeen Ali and Alex Hales both falter in the top order of England's final warm-up match before the first Test against Pakistan.
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Finn impresses ahead of first Test

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 17:30

England's Steven Finn takes four wickets in a warm-up game to press claims for a place in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Pakistani singer's India show cancelled

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 11:54
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

A concert by Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali in the Indian city of Mumbai is cancelled after protests by a right-wing Hindu party.
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VIDEO: Pakistan earthquake: Ten years on

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 9:48

Shaimaa Khalil reports on a school where students are studying outdoors, 10 years after a major earthquake in Pakistan.
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No appeal for Pakistan governor killer

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 13:58

Pakistan's Supreme Court upholds the death sentence of a police bodyguard who killed a senior politician over his support for blasphemy law reform.
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Mixed first day for England hopefuls

Monday, October 5th 2015, 17:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonny Bairstow hits an unbeaten 66 but Moeen Ali fails in the opening spot for England on day one against Pakistan A.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's first female fire fighter

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 23:02

Shazia Parveen is breaking taboos in Pakistan by becoming the country's only female fire fighter.
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Taylor 'ready for England Test spot'

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 14:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England's James Taylor says he is better equipped to return to Test cricket against Pakistan after a three-year absence.
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Inzamam named Afghanistan coach

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 17:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Afghanistan appoint former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq as temporary coach for their tour of Zimbabwe.
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'Australia wrong to cancel tour'

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 16:35
related countries: Australia Australia, Bangladesh Bangladesh

Australia were "overly sensitive" to postpone a tour of Bangladesh over security, says the president of Pakistan's Cricket Board.
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VIDEO: Nigeria close to eradicating polio

Friday, September 25th 2015, 18:02
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Until recently there were three countries - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria - where polio was endemic, now there remain just two.
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Patel replaces Ansari for England

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 13:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

All-rounder Samit Patel is called up for England's Test series against Pakistan, replacing the injured Zafar Ansari.
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Pakistan delays hanging paraplegic man

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 10:19

The execution of a paraplegic prisoner in Pakistan is delayed, his lawyer says, because he could not be hanged in compliance with prison guidelines.
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The 'mobs for hire' in Pakistan

Monday, September 21st 2015, 10:16

Lynchings and protests to order - if the price is right
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VIDEO: The men behind the mobs in Pakistan

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 23:02

BBC Urdu reporter Saba Eitizaz investigates the men running the mobs in Pakistan who say anything is available at the right price.
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Taliban 'kill 29' at Pakistan air base

Friday, September 18th 2015, 15:29
related places: Peshawar

Militants kill at least 29 people, including worshippers at a mosque, in an attack on an air force base in the northern city of Peshawar, officials say.
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'Two dead' in Kashmir violence

Friday, September 18th 2015, 1:37
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

A man and a teenage girl have been killed by "unprovoked" firing from the Indian military in the disputed Kashmir region, says Pakistan.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's struggle in child heart surgery

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 11:09
related places: Lahore

The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil travels to Lahore in Pakistan to meet a family who are finally able to get heart surgery for their child.
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Pakistan's struggle to heal young hearts

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 23:39

A struggle to heal young hearts in Pakistan
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VIDEO: Mass shooting survivor's 'second chance'

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 6:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Peshawar

A Pakistani teenager who was told he would never walk again after being critically injured in last year's Peshawar school massacre, has fresh hope of a full life after his successful surgery in the UK.
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Hales and Ansari picked for UAE tour

Tuesday, September 15th 2015, 13:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alex Hales, Zafar Ansari and James Taylor are selected for England's Test series against Pakistan, but Adam Lyth is dropped.
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VIDEO: Charred wreckage after Pakistan blast

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:59
related places: Multan

At least 10 people have been killed and more than 40 injured in an explosion at a bus terminal in the Pakistani city of Multan, officials say.
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Malaysia makes Bangkok bomb arrests

Monday, September 14th 2015, 5:47
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Malaysian police have arrested two Malaysians and one Pakistani in connection to last month's deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine.
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Several dead in Pakistan bus stop blast

Monday, September 14th 2015, 0:30
related places: Multan

At least 10 people have been killed in an explosion at a bus station in the Pakistani city of Multan, officials say.
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Pakistan enforces bustard hunting ban

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 15:44

Pakistan's Supreme Court has ordered a total ban on the hunting of the Houbara bustard, an endangered migratory bird prized by hunters from the Gulf states.
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Second Pakistan media worker shot dead

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 13:45
related places: Karachi

Gunmen in Pakistan shoot dead a former journalist in Karachi, the third such attack on media personnel in less than 24 hours.
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VIDEO: 'I helped Queen haggle for discount'

Wednesday, September 9th 2015, 10:41

The BBC's Pakistan correspondent Shaimaa Khalil visited the former Governor of the Punjab Province, who accompanied the Queen during her visit to Pakistan in 1997.
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Gunmen kill murdered activist's driver

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 7:31
related places: Karachi

Gunmen in the Pakistani city of Karachi kill the driver of prominent activist Sabeen Mehmud who was murdered in April.
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Pakistani drone 'kills three militants'

Monday, September 7th 2015, 12:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's military says it has deployed a locally-made drone for the first time, killing three militants near the Afghan border.
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The secret troops who tried to start a rebellion

Saturday, September 5th 2015, 0:07

The Pakistani troops who tried to start a rebellion
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Death row delay for Pakistan paraplegic

Wednesday, September 2nd 2015, 11:44

Pakistani prison officials miss a court deadline to explain how they would hang a disabled man on death row for a murder he says he did not commit.
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India celebrates 1965 war 'victory'

Friday, August 28th 2015, 10:37
related countries: India India

India begins more than three weeks of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of what it claims was victory in the 1965 war with Pakistan.
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Baloch rebel leader 'ready to talk'

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 15:27
related places: Baloch

A leading Baloch separatist tells the BBC he is ready to negotiate with Pakistan, as long as the army ends military operations in the province.
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VIDEO: Human impact of Kashmir conflict

Monday, August 24th 2015, 0:53
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Planned high-level talks between India and Pakistan have been cancelled hours before they were due to start.
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Chinese cyclist released in Pakistan

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 18:01
related countries: China China

A Chinese man kidnapped while cycling through Pakistan in May last year is freed by the security forces, the Pakistani government says.
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Row cancels India-Pakistan talks

Saturday, August 22nd 2015, 19:39
related countries: India India

Planned high-level talks between India and Pakistan are cancelled amid mutual recriminations as both sides disagree over the agenda.
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Suicide blast kills Punjab minister

Sunday, August 16th 2015, 11:41

Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada is killed in a suicide attack on his office in the eastern Pakistani province, officials say.
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Ex-Pakistan intelligence chief dies

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 22:18

Hamid Gul, a former chief of Pakistan's powerful military intelligence (ISI) who was known for his hardline Islamist views, dies aged 79.
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Minister resigns over BBC interview

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 17:06

Pakistani minister Mushahidullah Khan resigns after an interview with BBC Urdu in which he made allegations against a former intelligence chief.
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Death sentences over Peshawar attack

Thursday, August 13th 2015, 15:12
related places: Peshawar

Pakistan announces the death penalty for six militants linked to an attack on a school in Peshawar last December, in which at least 140 people died.
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MQM party quits Pakistan parliament

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 15:45

Lawmakers from Pakistan's fourth-largest party, the opposition Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), resign from both chambers of parliament.
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VIDEO: 'Abused and blackmailed' as a child in Pakistan

Tuesday, August 11th 2015, 5:34

As 14 people are arrested in Pakistan on suspicion of being involved in a child sex abuse scandal, one abuse survivor tells the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil what happened to him at the age of 14.
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Arrests over Pakistan child abuse

Monday, August 10th 2015, 14:21

Seven people are arrested in eastern Pakistan on suspicion of involvement in a widespread child sexual abuse and extortion scandal.
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VIDEO: Pakistan monsoon flood toll hits 170

Monday, August 10th 2015, 0:34

At least 170 people have been killed in Pakistan in this year's monsoon rains.
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VIDEO: Lives 'washed away' by Pakistan floods

Saturday, August 8th 2015, 4:40

Saba Eitizaz visits the river people of Pakistan's southern Punjab province who are struggling in the face of severe monsoon floods.
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Indian media praise capture of 'Qasab 2'

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 7:40
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir, Mumbai

Indian media say the arrest of a 'Pakistani gunman' in Indian-administered Kashmir reminds the capture of Mumbai attacks convict Ajmal Qasab.
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Shots fired at Wasim Akram's car

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 14:45
related places: Karachi

Former cricket star Wasim Akram's car is shot at in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi, media reports say, but he is unhurt.
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The Pakistani hangman and his family tradition

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 1:39

The Pakistani hangman continuing a family tradition
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VIDEO: Hangman: 'My father taught me to tie noose'

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 23:05
related places: Islamabad

Sabir Massih, the hangman responsible for at least a quarter of the executions in Pakistan, speaks to Shaimaa Khalil in Islamabad.
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VIDEO: Outcry over Pakistan execution

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 14:49

Pakistan executes a man convicted of murder eleven years ago, despite objections from human rights groups and the United Nations.
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Family's despair after Pakistan convict hanged

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 13:50

Family's despair after Pakistan convict hanged
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Controversy over Pakistan execution

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 13:44

Pakistan executes Shafqat Hussain, convicted of killing a child in 2004, despite appeals from campaigners and claims that he was a minor when found guilty.
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Pakistan Sunni militant chief killed

Wednesday, July 29th 2015, 17:04
related places: Lashkar

Pakistani police say they have shot dead Malik Ishaq, the leader of banned Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.
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Pakistan urged not to hang ill man

Friday, July 24th 2015, 11:34

Human Rights Watch urges Pakistan not to execute a man it says suffers from severe paranoid schizophrenia.
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Christian's death sentence suspended

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 13:48

Pakistan's Supreme Court suspends the death penalty against a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy in 2010.
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Flood-hit Pakistan to see more rain

Wednesday, July 22nd 2015, 3:51

More rain is forecast for north Pakistan after flash floods inundate several villages in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces.
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Hafeez banned for illegal action

Friday, July 17th 2015, 10:18

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez is given 12-month ban from bowling in international cricket after his action is judged to be illegal.
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Pakistani supermodel freed from jail

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 14:34

Pakistani supermodel Ayyan Ali, who has been in jail on money smuggling charges, is released from prison after being granted bail.
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Kashmir clash after drone shot down

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 9:44
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

At least five civilians die as India and Pakistan exchange fire in the disputed Kashmir region, after Pakistan shoots down an 'Indian spy drone'.
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IS leader in Afghanistan 'killed'

Sunday, July 12th 2015, 15:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hafiz Saeed, the leader of Islamic State for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been killed in a drone strike, the Afghan intelligence agency says.
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India's Modi accepts Pakistan invite

Friday, July 10th 2015, 7:40
related countries: India India, Russia Russia

Indian PM Narendra Modi accepts an invitation from his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif to attend a regional summit in Islamabad next year.
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Modi to meet Xi and Sharif in Russia

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 6:51
related countries: China China, India India, Russia Russia
related places: Sharif

Indian PM Narendra Modi arrives in Russia for BRICS and regional Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits and to meet Chinese and Pakistani leaders.
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Power cut hits southern Pakistan

Wednesday, July 8th 2015, 4:44
related places: Karachi

A major power failure plunges large parts of southern Pakistan into darkness on Tuesday night, with Karachi the worst affected.
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Record chase as Pakistan win series

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 9:56
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan complete their highest ever run chase in Test cricket to secure a 2-1 series win over Sri Lanka.
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VIDEO: Maternal healthcare failing in Pakistan

Monday, July 6th 2015, 5:42

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will release a report into the Millennium Development Goals on Monday.
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