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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

Malala suspects held - Pakistan army

Friday, September 12th 2014, 16:00

The militants suspected of the gun attack on education activist Malala Yousafzai in 2012 are arrested, Pakistan's army says.
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Alert as Pakistan flood river peaks

Friday, September 12th 2014, 11:14
related places: Multan

Pakistan's Multan city and surrounding areas in Punjab province are on high alert as the Chenab river continues to surge south at extremely high levels.
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Pakistanis flee flood dyke breach

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 18:33
related countries: India India

Pakistani authorities breach a strategic dyke in flood-affected Punjab to ease pressure on flood defences downstream and protect urban areas.
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VIDEO: Anger at Pakistan floods response

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 16:21

Pakistani authorities face growing anger over their response to the country's worst flooding since 2010.
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24 dead in Pakistan mosque collapse

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 7:07
related places: Lahore

At least 24 people are now known to have been killed after the roof of a mosque collapsed in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say.
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Ten dead in Lahore mosque collapse

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 14:51
related places: Lahore

At least 10 people are killed and seven injured when the roof of a mosque collapses in the Pakistani city of Lahore, officials say.
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Ajmal banned over bowling action

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 13:45

Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal is suspended after the International Cricket Council deems his bowling action to be illegal.
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Pakistan navy repels militant attack

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:45
related places: Karachi

The Pakistan navy says it fought off an attack on its Karachi dockyard in which two militants and a sailor were killed.
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India and Pakistan flood toll rises

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 5:20
related countries: India India

The death toll from floods in India and Pakistan has passed 375 as authorities struggle to rescue hundreds of thousands of stranded people.
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VIDEO: Rescue teams search flood-hit Pakistan

Monday, September 8th 2014, 21:55

Andrew North joins rescue workers in Pakistan who are still searching for people trapped after a week of damaging floods.
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Iran arrests 'fighters bound for IS'

Monday, September 8th 2014, 18:26
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Iran says it has arrested Afghan and Pakistani citizens who were trying to join Islamic State jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq.
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Battle to rescue flood marooned

Monday, September 8th 2014, 16:40
related countries: India India

Rescue teams battle to retrieve hundreds of thousands of people stranded by damaging floods in India and Pakistan.
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Pakistan Qadri protesters 'paid'

Monday, September 8th 2014, 15:36

Protesters in Pakistan tell the BBC they were paid to join anti-government demonstrations but are now being denied permission to return home.
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VIDEO: Footage shows Punjab submerged

Monday, September 8th 2014, 14:10
related countries: India India

Rescue teams are battling to retrieve hundreds of thousands of people stranded by damaging floods in India and Pakistan.
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China's Pakistan visit 'postponed'

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 9:57
related countries: China China
related places: Islamabad

The Chinese president's state visit to Pakistan has been postponed due to ongoing anti-government protests in Islamabad, Pakistani officials say.
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India Pakistan flood toll passes 200

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 7:19
related countries: India India

More than 200 people have been killed in floods caused by heavy rain across large swathes of India and Pakistan, reports say.
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The surreal world of Pakistan's 'political circus'

Friday, September 5th 2014, 19:08

Pakistan's 'umpires', shipping containers and tired protesters
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VIDEO: Inside Islamabad protest camp

Friday, September 5th 2014, 18:50
related places: Islamabad

The BBC's Andrew North tours the site in central Islamabad that has been occupied by supporters of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and cleric Tahirul Qadri
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Religious talk lands Shehzad in trouble

Friday, September 5th 2014, 16:48
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad could be disciplined for religious comments made to Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan.
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Deadly floods in India and Pakistan

Friday, September 5th 2014, 7:06
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Dozens are killed after flooding caused by incessant rain across Indian- and Pakistani-administered Kashmir.
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VIDEO: Imran Khan: BBC interview

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 11:13
related places: Islamabad

Imran Khan, who heads the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf party, has spoken to the BBC about the protests in Islamabad.
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Pakistan army 'kills 910 militants'

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 10:43

Pakistan's military says it has killed at least 910 suspected militants since launching an offensive in the tribal area of North Waziristan.
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VIDEO: Pakistan risks 'Mubarak dictatorship'

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 3:30
related places: Mubarak

Pakistan's parliament in an emergency session over the country's political crisis, as anti-corruption protests continue.
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Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 13:55

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.
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Pakistan's leader cornered by protests

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 6:37

Why the military holds the key to Pakistan's protests
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Fresh clashes in Pakistan capital

Monday, September 1st 2014, 18:47
related places: Islamabad

Security forces and protesters continue their clashes in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, after the national TV channel's HQ was briefly stormed.
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VIDEO: Pakistan's state TV back on air

Monday, September 1st 2014, 15:22
related places: Islamabad

The Pakistani army has stepped in to remove anti-government protesters from state TV headquarters in Islamabad, after they stormed the building, taking it off air.
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Troops return Pakistan TV to air

Monday, September 1st 2014, 14:54

Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces remove anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad.
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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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