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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

US drones 'bomb Pakistan target'

Monday, September 8th 2008, 14:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 14 people are reported killed in a suspected US attack on a religious school in Pakistan's border region.
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Bhutto's widower wins presidency

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 22:28

Asif Ali Zardari, the widower of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, wins a sweeping victory in Pakistan's presidential election.
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Bomber hits Pakistani checkpoint

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 22:27

At least 30 people are reported to have been killed and dozens injured in a car bomb attack in north-west Pakistan.
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'Master plan'

Friday, September 5th 2008, 14:32

Pakistan's future if presidential favourite wins
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US bomb 'kills five in Pakistan'

Friday, September 5th 2008, 11:47
related countries: United States United States

At least five people are killed in another suspected US missile strike in Pakistan's border region, officials say.
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Pakistan fury over 'US assault'

Thursday, September 4th 2008, 17:57
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan summons the US ambassador over an alleged cross-border raid which officials say killed at least 15 villagers.
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US diplomat defends Pakistan role

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 17:51
related countries: United States United States

US envoy to UN defends himself against claims of unauthorised contact with Pakistan's presidential frontrunner.
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Militants warn

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 16:29

An attempt to kill Pakistan's PM could be a warning shot
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Deadly 'foreign raid' in Pakistan

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 16:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Officials and witnesses in Pakistan say at least 15 people have died in an attack involving US-led forces from Afghanistan.
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Pakistan PM's motorcade attacked

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 13:28

Shots are fired at the motorcade of Pakistani PM Yousuf Raza Gilani, though it is not clear if he was in the convoy at the time.
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Pakistan women's bodies exhumed

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 11:53

Police in Pakistan exhume the bodies of two women allegedly buried alive for seeking to marry without family approval.
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Al-Qaeda deputy 'nearly captured'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 6:54

Pakistani troops narrowly missed a recent opportunity to capture al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri, a top official says.
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Pakistan women's deaths condemned

Monday, September 1st 2008, 19:42

Pakistan's Senate calls for action to be taken against men alleged to have buried alive five women in Balochistan in July.
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Pakistan troops 'kill 23 Taleban'

Friday, August 29th 2008, 5:48
related places: Swat

At least 23 Taleban militants are killed in the Swat valley in north-west Pakistan, an army spokesman says.
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Pakistan car bomb hits jail bus

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 5:18

At least seven people die after a car bomb targets a prison bus in Pakistan carrying police, police say.
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Pakistan eases refugee deadline

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 4:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The UN says Pakistan has agreed to extend the deadline for repatriation of two million Afghan refugees.
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Pakistan restores eight judges

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 15:57

Eight of the judges sacked in November by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf are reinstated.
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'Scores dead' in Pakistan clashes

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 15:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's military says it has killed 47 pro-Taleban militants in the rugged west of the country, near Afghanistan.
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Injury forces Mushtaq to retire

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 9:32

Sussex hero and former Paksitan leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed retires from cricket because of knee problems.
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Explosion at Balochistan rally

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 6:48

At least 20 people are injured in a blast at a political rally in the Pakistani province of Balochistan, police and witnesses say.
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Plea for Pakistan coalition unity

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 6:40

The leader of Pakistan People's Party appeals to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to rejoin the ruling coalition.
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Rocky road

Monday, August 25th 2008, 23:46

Uncertain future for Pakistan after coalition split
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Pakistan coalition in major split

Monday, August 25th 2008, 15:09

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says his party is pulling out of the country's multi-party governing coalition.
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Rockets blast Pakistan MP's home

Monday, August 25th 2008, 6:17

Eight people are killed in a rocket attack on a politician's home in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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Champions Trophy postponed by ICC

Sunday, August 24th 2008, 11:52

The International Cricket Council postpones next month's Champions Trophy until next year.
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Bhutto widower to seek presidency

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 16:38

Asif Ali Zardari, Benazir Bhutto's widower, agrees to run for the Pakistani presidency next month, his party says.
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What next for President Musharraf?

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 11:51

Following the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf, Chris Morris considers the former leader's future.
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Pakistan army kills Swat rebels

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 11:31

The Pakistan army says it has killed at least 35 militants in clashes in the north-western Swat Valley.
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Zardari nominated to be president

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 14:42

Pakistan's biggest party, the PPP, nominates its leader, Asif Zardari, to succeed Pervez Musharraf as the country's president.
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S Africa boycott Champions Trophy

Friday, August 22nd 2008, 12:06

South Africa withdraw from the ICC Champions Trophy in Pakistan amid security fears.
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Pakistan bombers hit arms factory

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 18:51
related places: Wah

Pakistan suffers its deadliest attack on a military installation, as suicide bombers kill at least 63 outside a munitions factory.
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Key Kashmir bus service resumes

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 12:11
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

A bus service connecting Indian and Pakistan-administered Kashmir resumes a week after it was stopped due to violence in the region.
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Pakistan presidential race begins

Thursday, August 21st 2008, 9:16

The Pakistan People's Party is pushing hard for Asif Ali Zardari to be the country's next president.
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US 'help' for Pakistan displaced

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 11:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US says it is ready to help Pakistan look after huge numbers of people displaced in fighting close to the Afghan border.
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Pakistani views

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 9:15

Musharraf - was he a national hero or a failure?
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UK accused of Musharraf exit deal

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 8:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of Pakistan's most prominent pro-democracy leaders accuses a senior UK diplomat of undermining his country's rule of law.
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Pakistan hospital bomb kills many

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 12:48

At least 25 people are killed in a suicide attack on a hospital in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, officials say.
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'No deal yet' in Musharraf talks

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 12:48

Leaders of Pakistan's ruling coalition meet to discuss who will succeed former President Pervez Musharraf.
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Pakistan's Musharraf steps down

Monday, August 18th 2008, 20:22

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is resigning after nine years in power, amid impeachment charges based on claims he violated the constitution.
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Policy headache

Monday, August 18th 2008, 18:14

President Bush's successor will face Pakistan problem
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Pakistan shares up on resignation

Monday, August 18th 2008, 10:06

Pakistan's leading share index rises more than 4% on the news that President Pervez Musharraf is resigning.
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Pakistan leader addresses nation

Monday, August 18th 2008, 7:21

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, who is under pressure to resign, is addressing the nation live on TV.
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Musharraf 'running out of time'

Saturday, August 16th 2008, 14:26

Pakistan's foreign minister says President Musharraf has two days to resign before impeachment proceedings begin.
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Musharraf 'will not resign'

Friday, August 15th 2008, 10:48

A spokesman for Pakistan's President Musharraf denies reports that the former general has already agreed to step down.
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Musharraf urges 'reconciliation'

Thursday, August 14th 2008, 4:49

President Pervez Musharraf says Pakistan needs political stability for economic development and fighting militancy.
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Blast hits Pakistani police post

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 19:27
related places: Lahore

At least three people are killed in a blast at the gates of a police station in the Pakistani city of Lahore.
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'Militants' die in Pakistan raid

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 13:08

Pakistani officials say 12 militants have died in a missile strike near the border with Afghanistan.
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Pakistan militant leader killed

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 6:25
related places: Khyber

A leading militant leader in Pakistan's Khyber region, Haji Namdar, is shot dead by unidentified gunmen.
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Bomb hits Pakistan air force bus

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 12:37
related places: Peshawar

Thirteen people are killed and 10 wounded in a bomb attack on a Pakistani air force bus near Peshawar, police say.
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Doctor to see Pakistani defendant

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 9:17
related countries: United States United States

A US judge orders urgent medical attention for a Pakistani woman scientist in custody accused of links to al-Qaeda.
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Civilians die in Pakistan battles

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 6:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Seven civilians die in new fighting between militants and Pakistani security forces in a tribal area near the Afghan border.
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Impeachment talks on Musharraf

Monday, August 11th 2008, 15:57

Pakistan's governing coalition leaders meet to finalise a plan to impeach the country's President Pervez Musharraf.
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'Dozens die' in Pakistan clashes

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 11:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

More than 100 pro-Taleban militants die in four days of heavy fighting near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, officials say.
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Militants kill Pakistani police

Saturday, August 9th 2008, 11:42

Eight Pakistani policemen are killed in an attack by militants in the Swat Valley in the north-west of the country.
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Fierce clashes near Afghan border

Friday, August 8th 2008, 12:38
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Fierce fighting continues between troops and militants in north-west Pakistan, as the army denies soldiers are surrounded.
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Allies vow support for Musharraf

Friday, August 8th 2008, 11:28

Supporters of Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf say they are confident they can block moves to impeach him in parliament.
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Musharraf faces impeachment bid

Friday, August 8th 2008, 3:27

Pakistan's ruling coalition parties say they will begin impeachment proceedings against President Pervez Musharraf.
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Deadly clash in tribal Pakistan

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 14:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least five Pakistani troops and about 25 pro-Taleban militants die in clashes along the Afghan border, say officials.
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Impeachment threat for Musharraf

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 11:36

Ruling parties in Pakistan agree "in principle" to impeach President Musharraf, who has cancelled his trip to the Olympics.
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Ruling parties in Musharraf talks

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 9:24

Pakistan's ruling alliance is expected to decide whether to begin moves to try to impeach President Pervez Musharraf.
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Pakistan 'school bombers' killed

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 16:35

Two suspected militants are killed in Pakistan after accidentally detonating explosives with which they planned to blow up a school.
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K2 survivor 'taken to hospital'

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 6:53

The last known survivor of a mountaineering disaster in Pakistan is taken to hospital, officials say.
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'Al-Qaeda' woman appears in court

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 23:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A Pakistani woman scientist accused of links to al-Qaeda appears in a US court charged with trying to kill US soldiers.
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Taleban 'burn Pakistan schools'

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 17:19
related places: Swat

Suspected pro-Taleban militants burn down three girls' high schools in the Swat valley of north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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'Thirty dead' in Pakistan floods

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 17:13

More than 30 people die in torrential rains and floods in north west Pakistan, officials say.
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Dutch climbers airlifted from K2

Monday, August 4th 2008, 17:33

Helicopters airlift two climbers stranded on the world's second-highest mountain, K2, in north Pakistan.
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Pakistan clashes take heavy toll

Monday, August 4th 2008, 15:24
related places: Swat

At least 94 militants, 14 soldiers and around 28 civilians are killed over the last week in the Pakistani valley of Swat.
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Eleven climbers feared dead on K2

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 22:52

Eleven climbers have died in north Pakistan trying to scale the world's second-highest peak, K2, reports say.
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Friday, August 1st 2008, 17:51

Pakistan's government denies its spy service, the ISI, was involved in last month's bombing of the Indian embassy in Kabul.
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Pakistan spies 'aided Kabul bomb'

Friday, August 1st 2008, 12:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India, United States United States
related places: Kabul

US officials claim elements in Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency helped in the Indian embassy bombing in Kabul.
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'Kashmir talks' held in Colombo

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 17:24
related countries: India India, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo, Kashmir

The Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers meet in Sri Lanka for talks thought to have focused on the Kashmir dispute.
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Blast at Pakistan's Herat mission

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 12:02
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Herat

A small bomb explodes outside the Pakistani consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat, injuring two people, police say.
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Family killed in Pakistan clashes

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 10:48
related places: Swat

A family and other civilians are killed in fierce fighting between troops and militants in Pakistan's north-west.
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Pakistan army 'kills militants'

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 15:44
related places: Swat

The Pakistani military says it has killed at least 25 pro-Taleban militants in the troubled north-western district of Swat.
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