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Mumbai evidence given to Pakistan

Monday, January 5th 2009, 16:19

India says it has handed over to Islamabad evidence that links the Mumbai attacks to "elements" in Pakistan.
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'Taleban kill three for spying'

Monday, January 5th 2009, 9:44
related countries: United States United States

Suspected Taleban militants kill three men in north-west Pakistan after accusing them of spying for the US, police say.
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US bid to reduce Mumbai tensions

Monday, January 5th 2009, 7:22
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Mumbai

The US Assistant Secretary of State Richard Boucher is in Pakistan for talks aimed at reducing tensions between India and Pakistan.
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Police killed in Pakistan blast

Sunday, January 4th 2009, 15:57

Five police and two civilians are killed in a suspected suicide attack in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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Pakistan seizes Taleban spokesman

Saturday, January 3rd 2009, 14:52

A former spokesman for fugitive Taleban leader Mullah Omar is arrested in north-west Pakistan, security officials say.
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Pakistan resumes Afghan supplies

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 12:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The main supply route for Nato and US forces in Afghanistan, Pakistan's Khyber Pass, is re-opened after three days.
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New US drone attack 'kills three'

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 7:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Suspected US missile strikes have killed at least three Pakistani militants close to the Afghan border, officials say.
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'US drone kills three' in Pakistan

Thursday, January 1st 2009, 8:31
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Three people have died in a suspected US drone attack in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, reports say.
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Bush urges rivals to ease tension

Wednesday, December 31st 2008, 17:08
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

US President George W Bush calls the leaders of Pakistan and India to try to ease tension in the wake of Mumbai.
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'Forty held' in Khyber operation

Wednesday, December 31st 2008, 11:52
related places: Khyber

Pakistani forces arrest 40 people and destroy suspected militant bases and houses in a key offensive in the Khyber Pass.
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Pakistan suspends Afghan supplies

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 15:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

Pakistan suspends a key supply route to US and Nato forces in Afghanistan to begin an offensive against militants, officials say.
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Pakistan calls for new India dialogue

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 11:15
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan calls for renewed dialogue and "positive" military gestures from India to ease tension over Mumbai.
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Pakistan 'must avoid conflict'

Monday, December 29th 2008, 11:54
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan's army chief comments amid tension with India over the Mumbai attacks, saying there is a need to "avoid conflict".
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Pakistan hunt for blast survivors

Sunday, December 28th 2008, 23:46

Rescuers in Pakistan work into the night to search for survivors in rubble left by a car bomb that killed 33.
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In pictures

Saturday, December 27th 2008, 14:34

Pakistani tributes to Benazir Bhutto, killed a year ago
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Pakistani mourners honour Bhutto

Saturday, December 27th 2008, 14:13
related places: Bhutto

Pakistan marks a year since Benazir Bhutto's killing with a two-minute silence, as thousands visit her mausoleum.
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One year on

Saturday, December 27th 2008, 0:04

Why Benazir Bhutto is sorely missed by many in Pakistan
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US warning on South Asia tension

Friday, December 26th 2008, 20:10

The US urges India and Pakistan to avoid raising tension amid reports of troop movement in the wake of the Mumbai killings.
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Troop changes after India tension

Friday, December 26th 2008, 8:33
related countries: India India

The Pakistani military has scaled down operations against militants in the north-west after tensions with India, officials say.
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Taleban 'will kill school girls'

Friday, December 26th 2008, 6:20
related places: Swat

Taleban militants in the Swat valley in north-west Pakistan threaten to kill girls who attend school after 15 January.
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Lahore roadside blast kills one

Wednesday, December 24th 2008, 10:16
related places: Lahore

A bomb explodes on a main road in the Pakistani city of Lahore, killing one person and injuring four others, police say.
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Pakistan Christians 'go missing'

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 10:23

Three Pakistani Christians have gone missing from the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area, their families say.
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Gunman 'requests Pakistan help'

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 18:11
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

The sole surviving gunman from the attacks in Mumbai last month is seeking help from Pakistan, Indian officials say.
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Pakistan militants 'world threat'

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 15:21
related countries: India India

Militant groups in Pakistan are "the greatest danger to global peace and security", India's foreign minister says.
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Pakistan Red Mosque arms stolen

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 14:36
related places: Islamabad

A large cache of arms seized from Pakistani militants inside Islamabad's Red Mosque last year is stolen from the police.
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'Seven killed' in Pakistan strike

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 13:45
related countries: United States United States

A suspected pilotless American drone fires a missile in a border area of Pakistan, killing seven people, Pakistani officials say.
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Striking a chord

Sunday, December 21st 2008, 5:37

Pakistan's first all-female music band causes a stir
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Zardari postpones visit to Kabul

Friday, December 19th 2008, 8:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's trip to Kabul is postponed because of "bad weather", officials say.
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Sri Lanka agree to tour Pakistan

Friday, December 19th 2008, 8:17
related countries: India India

Sri Lanka have agreed to tour Pakistan next year in place of India, the Pakistan Cricket Board confirms.
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Sri Lanka agree to tour Pakistan

Friday, December 19th 2008, 8:17
related countries: India India

Sri Lanka have agreed to tour Pakistan next year in place of India, the Pakistan Cricket Board confirms.
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Rally demands Afghan supplies end

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 18:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato, Peshawar

Thousands in the Pakistani city of Peshawar demand an end to US air strikes and to supplies to Nato and the US in Afghanistan.
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India pull out of Pakistan tour

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 11:50
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

The Indian government calls off next year's tour in the wake of last month's attacks in Mumbai.
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Pakistan denies militant arrested

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 10:38

A top Pakistani diplomat says that the leader of a prominent Pakistan-based militant group is not in the country.
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Zardari rejects Mumbai 'claims'

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 16:17

Pakistan's president says there is still no firm evidence to show that gunmen who attacked Mumbai came from Pakistan.
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Under pressure

Wednesday, December 17th 2008, 15:33

President remains relaxed despite increasing tension
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Taleban kill 'spies' over US raid

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 16:26
related countries: United States United States

The Taleban in Pakistan kill five men after a "trial" finds them guilty of helping to kill al-Qaeda leader Abu Laith al-Libi.
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Pakistan peace process 'paused'

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 14:52
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

IndiaÂ’s foreign minister says there is "a pause" in the peace process with Pakistan following the Mumbai attacks.
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US drone 'kills two' in Pakistan

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 4:25
related countries: United States United States

Missiles fired from a US drone kill at least two people in north-west Pakistan, according to security officials.
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Fight to the death

Monday, December 15th 2008, 16:26

Pakistan pledges crackdown on border insurgents
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Drivers halt Afghan supply route

Monday, December 15th 2008, 13:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Lorry drivers in Pakistan say they will no longer take supplies to coalition forces in Afghanistan after a string of Taleban attacks.
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Indian PM in Pakistan ties plea

Monday, December 15th 2008, 4:52
related countries: India India

Indian PM Manmohan Singh says ties with Pakistan cannot be normalised until it stops militants attacking India.
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India 'entered Pakistan airspace'

Sunday, December 14th 2008, 7:11
related countries: India India

Pakistan says Indian warplanes violated its airspace on Saturday, but adds that it believes the incursions were "inadvertent".
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Dozens held in Pakistan crackdown

Friday, December 12th 2008, 14:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad, Delhi

Police in Pakistan arrest dozens of members of an Islamic charity the UN has blacklisted after the Mumbai attacks.
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Minister opposes tour of Pakistan

Friday, December 12th 2008, 10:15
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India's cricket tour of Pakistan should not go ahead in the wake of the Mumbai attacks, India's sports minister says.
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Pakistan moves on Mumbai accused

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 19:55

Pakistan puts the founder of an Islamic militant group accused of links to the Mumbai attacks under house arrest, reports say.
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Pakistan cleric denounces UN move

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 16:44

The Pakistani cleric, Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, denounces a UN decision to put him on a terror blacklist as leader of a militant front group.
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UN sanctions for Pakistan group

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 5:08

The UN adds four leaders of a Pakistani militant group said to be behind the Mumbai attacks to a sanctions list.
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Pakistan questions key militants

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 10:10
related places: Lashkar

Pakistan's prime minister confirms two members of the Lashkar-e-Taiba group are being questioned over the Mumbai attacks.
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India seeks ban on Pakistan group

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 9:10
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India urges the UN to ban a Pakistan-based Islamic charity, seen as a front for a group being blamed for the Mumbai attacks.
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Nato reviews Afghan supply route

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 17:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Nato

Nato and the US explore options for supplies into Afghanistan after recent attacks on logistical depots in Pakistan.
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Pakistan snubs India over arrests

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 12:15
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan confirms the arrest of leading militants following the Mumbai attacks but says it will not hand them over to India.
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Pakistan 'crackdown on militants'

Monday, December 8th 2008, 17:46
related places: Lashkar

Security forces swoop on a camp in Pakistani-administered Kashmir used by militants whom India links to the Mumbai attacks.
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India denies Pakistan alert call

Sunday, December 7th 2008, 10:26
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India's foreign minister denies making a phone call that prompted an alert in Pakistan after the Mumbai attacks.
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Pakistan 'feared Indian attack'

Saturday, December 6th 2008, 17:35
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan feared India was planning a military strike in reprisal for the Mumbai attacks, a senior diplomat says.
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Pakistan city hit by deadly blast

Saturday, December 6th 2008, 6:48
related places: Peshawar

At least 27 people are killed by a blast in the centre of the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, police say.
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Deal for Afghan-Pakistani border

Friday, December 5th 2008, 21:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The governments of Pakistan and Afghanistan agree to form a joint strategy to tackle cross-border extremism.
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Pakistan suicide attack kills six

Friday, December 5th 2008, 11:04

Officials say a suicide car bomb attack that has killed six in north-western Pakistan may have been sectarian.
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Terror base?

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 22:54

The school some call a Pakistani militant camp
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Rice urges tough Pakistan action

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 8:23
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urges Pakistan to take a "tough line" on terrorism after arriving in Islamabad.
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US presses Pakistan over Mumbai

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 16:29
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Mumbai

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says Pakistan must "co-operate fully" to bring Mumbai's attackers to justice.
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Tense Karachi returns to normal

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 13:23
related places: Karachi

Life in the Pakistani city of Karachi returns to normal following three days of violence which killed at least 35 people, police say.
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India asks Pakistan for fugitives

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 13:17
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India asks Pakistan to hand over 20 fugitives who it believes are settled in Pakistan, as tensions rise over the Mumbai attacks.
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'Not known here'

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 5:17

Pakistani villagers deny knowledge of Mumbai 'terrorist'
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India makes protest to Pakistan

Monday, December 1st 2008, 15:58

India summons Pakistan's high commissioner to protest over groups it claims carried out deadly attacks in Mumbai.
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Karachi parties appeal for calm

Monday, December 1st 2008, 15:58
related places: Karachi

The main parties in the Pakistani city of Karachi appeal for calm after clashes at the weekend left at least 22 dead.
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'Nine dead' in Pakistan bombing

Monday, December 1st 2008, 11:30
related places: Swat

At least nine people have died in a suicide car bomb attack in Pakistan's restive Swat valley, military officials say.
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Mumbai claims

Monday, December 1st 2008, 4:59
related countries: India India

Pakistan wary of India's accusations over attacks
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Indian allegations alarm Pakistan

Saturday, November 29th 2008, 22:54
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan expresses concern about tension with India after reports that gunmen who killed 200 in Mumbai had Pakistani links.
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Pakistan concern for India series

Friday, November 28th 2008, 9:18
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan admit the terror attacks in Mumbai have made India's Test tour of the country in January unlikely.
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Pakistan 'mulls US drone action'

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 11:43
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's PM says his government is 'considering options' to counter attacks by US drones inside its territory.
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Border control

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 4:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US and Pakistan strategies on the Afghan frontier
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Pakistan's spies 'quit politics'

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 8:28

Pakistan says its top spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence, will no longer be involved in the country's politics.
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IMF approves loan to aid Pakistan

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 4:21

The IMF approves a loan for Pakistan, amounting to $7.6bn (£5.1bn), to shore up the economy.
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Doubts raised over Rauf 'death'

Sunday, November 23rd 2008, 13:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A MP questions whether the government was warned about a US missile strike that reportedly killed a British terror suspect.
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UK militant 'killed in Pakistan'

Saturday, November 22nd 2008, 14:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A fugitive British militant linked to an alleged UK plot to blow up transatlantic airliners is killed in Pakistan, reports say.
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'US missile strike' hits Pakistan

Saturday, November 22nd 2008, 7:06
related countries: United States United States

At least five people are killed in a suspected US missile strike on a tribal district in north-west Pakistan, say security officials.
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