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News: Pakistan

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

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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India accuses Pakistan on Kashmir

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 12:35
related places: Kashmir

India again accuses Pakistan of violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) that divides the two armies in Kashmir.
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Rivals trade blame over Kashmir

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 15:30
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan accuse each other of breaching a ceasefire after troops clash along the dividing line in disputed Kashmir.
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Militants kill Pakistan officials

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 4:40

Three Pakistani security officials are killed by militants in the north-western district of Swat.
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US and Pakistan stress close ties

Tuesday, July 29th 2008, 0:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

US President George Bush tells Pakistan's visiting PM that the two countries remain close allies despite recent strains.
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Al-Qaeda chemical expert 'killed'

Monday, July 28th 2008, 16:22

Reports from Pakistan say a missile strike has killed top al-Qaeda chemical weapons expert, Midhat Mursi al-Sayid Umar.
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Pakistan spy agency confusion

Monday, July 28th 2008, 11:40

Pakistan's government says it will clarify why it reversed a move to put the most powerful intelligence agency under civilian control.
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'Missile' kills six in Pakistan

Monday, July 28th 2008, 4:36

At least six people are killed in a missile strike on a house in the Pakistani tribal area of South Waziristan, officials say.
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Nato 'prevents Taleban advance'

Sunday, July 27th 2008, 15:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Taleban fighters have been stopped from taking over an area close to the Pakistan border, Afghan and Nato officials say.
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Pietersen admits to Trophy fears

Friday, July 25th 2008, 20:22

England batsman Kevin Pietersen says he has serious reservations about travelling to Pakistan for the Champions Trophy.
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US seeks boost to Pakistan F-16s

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 15:30
related countries: United States United States

The US confirms plans to allocate $230m of military funding to upgrade Pakistan's fleet of F-16 fighter jets.
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Pakistan keeps Champions Trophy

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 13:40

September's ICC Champions Trophy will remain in Pakistan, but a special task force will aim to ensure security.
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Nato warning on Pakistan fighters

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 12:51
related places: Nato

Nato's chief says an international effort is needed to stop Taleban and al-Qaeda militants gathering in Pakistan's border areas.
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Pakistan troops rescue climbers

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 12:26
related countries: Italy Italy

Pakistan's army rescues two Italian mountaineers stranded for 10 days on Nanga Parbat - one of the deadliest Himalayan peaks.
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Pakistan seeks militancy 'debate'

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 4:23

The Pakistani government says it aims to create greater national consensus to fight Islamic militancy.
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Zardari's bodyguard shot dead

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 6:40

A Pakistan People's Party activist and security chief for party leader Asif Zardari is killed by unknown gunmen, police say.
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Action call over Pakistan missing

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 1:32

Amnesty International calls on Pakistan's new government to provide information about hundreds of "disappeared" people.
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India says dialogue under stress

Monday, July 21st 2008, 15:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India
related places: Kabul

India says its peace process with Pakistan is under stress following this month's suicide attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul.
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Pakistanis hit by 14% petrol rise

Monday, July 21st 2008, 11:00

Pakistan's government raises petrol and diesel prices by 14% - the largest such increase in the country's history.
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Pakistan's uneasy alliance with US

Saturday, July 19th 2008, 10:55
related countries: United States United States

Barbara Plett highlights the complicated relationship between "war on terror" allies Pakistan and the US.
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Pakistan shares end 15-day slump

Friday, July 18th 2008, 14:10

Pakistan's main share index closes higher on Friday after 15 days of falls, a slide that led to violent protests on Thursday.
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Pakistan polio case despite truce

Friday, July 18th 2008, 5:12
related places: Swat

Pakistani health officials record a new case of polio in Swat district despite local militants pledging to not resist vaccinations.
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Stand-off over Pakistan hostages

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 16:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Security forces in north-west Pakistan say they are closing in on militants holding hostages near the border with Afghanistan.
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Pakistan share slump protest

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 9:22

Hundreds of angry Pakistani investors hold violent protests against plunging share prices.
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Afghan team probes 'nuclear dump'

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 22:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Afghan president sets up a team to investigate claims Pakistan dumped nuclear waste in South Afghanistan.
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Nato attacks 'rebels in Pakistan'

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 17:19
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Nato-led forces in Afghanistan say they have fired into Pakistan after coming under attack from there by suspected militants.
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Pakistan troops shell militants

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 16:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's military launches an operation against pro-Taleban militants close to the Afghan border.
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Taleban set up 'Pakistan courts'

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 15:27
related places: Mohmand

Taleban militants in Pakistan's Mohmand tribal area say they have set up permanent Islamic courts.
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Pakistan scientist court action

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 12:58

Pakistan government lawyers say restrictions on nuclear scientist AQ Khan should be maintained for national security.
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Pakistan film makes India record

Monday, July 14th 2008, 21:46
related countries: India India

A Pakistani film, based on a real-life story, is being released simultaneously in India for the first time.
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Pakistan fears over US air raids

Monday, July 14th 2008, 15:33
related countries: United States United States

US air strikes in Pakistan's tribal belt are undermining the government's fight against militancy, a senior official says.
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Militants kill Pakistani soldiers

Saturday, July 12th 2008, 20:47

At least eight soldiers are killed by militants in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Rebels blamed for Afghan attack

Saturday, July 12th 2008, 16:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Nato

Nato says militants launched an attack on the border with Pakistan which wounded Afghan and Pakistani troops.
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Frenzy for art

Friday, July 11th 2008, 13:10

Investors fuel boom for modern Pakistani painters
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US military in Pakistan warning

Friday, July 11th 2008, 6:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: There

There are more foreign fighters, including al-Qaeda militants, in Pakistan's tribal region than before, says the US military chief.
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UN agrees to Bhutto investigation

Friday, July 11th 2008, 3:57
related places: Bhutto

The UN agrees in principle to a Pakistani request to set up a panel that will investigate the killing of ex-PM Benazir Bhutto.
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Pakistan tribal area aid appeal

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 13:48
related places: Kurram

Doctors in Pakistan's north western tribal region of Kurram appeal for urgent medical aid to avert a humanitarian crisis.
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Militant agrees Khyber peace deal

Thursday, July 10th 2008, 8:15
related places: Khyber

A leading militant in Pakistan's Khyber region, Mangal Bagh, strikes a peace deal with the local administration.
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Women in Pakistan mosque protest

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 12:03
related places: Islamabad

Hundreds of radical Islamist women hold a protest outside the Red Mosque in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.
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Pakistani troops killed in ambush

Wednesday, July 9th 2008, 6:06
related places: Khyber

Gunmen ambush a convoy of Pakistani troops in the Khyber region of north-west Pakistan, killing four soldiers, officials say.
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Afghans point finger over bombing

Tuesday, July 8th 2008, 16:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India
related places: Kabul

A spokesman for Afghan President Hamid Karzai makes a veiled accusation against Pakistan after India's Kabul embassy is bombed.
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Hunt for clues in Pakistan attack

Monday, July 7th 2008, 15:35
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani investigators search for clues after a suicide bomb in Islamabad leaves 18 police dead and many people hurt.
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Suicide bomb hits Pakistan police

Sunday, July 6th 2008, 17:58
related places: Islamabad

At least eight policemen are killed by a suicide bomb in Pakistan's capital, a year on from the bloody ending of a mosque siege.
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Pakistan 'knew of nuclear flight'

Friday, July 4th 2008, 18:15
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Disgraced scientist AQ Khan says Pakistan flew nuclear material to North Korea with the knowledge of the army.
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Cricket: Shoaib's ban suspended

Friday, July 4th 2008, 9:41

Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar is free to play cricket after his 18-month ban for indiscipline is suspended.
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Pakistan's future in the balance

Thursday, July 3rd 2008, 16:52

Barbara Plett says Pakistan's four-month-old coalition government has not fulfilled the hopes of the people.
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Thousands face death row reprieve

Thursday, July 3rd 2008, 16:22

Thousands of prisoners on death row in Pakistan are to have their sentences commuted to life imprisonment, officials say.
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Britain doubles aid to Pakistan

Thursday, July 3rd 2008, 14:03

Britain is doubling the aid it gives Pakistan to nearly $1bn over the next three years as part of efforts to tackle Islamic militancy.
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Militants vow joint Afghan raids

Tuesday, July 1st 2008, 16:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Two militant groups based in Pakistan decide to coordinate attacks against coalition forces inside Afghanistan.
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South Asians face fuel price rise

Tuesday, July 1st 2008, 12:27
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Bangladesh and Pakistan announce further sharp rises in fuel prices as the cost of crude oil continues to soar.
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Pakistan militant house destroyed

Monday, June 30th 2008, 11:44
related places: Islamabad

An explosion destroys the house of a militant leader in north-west Pakistan, killing at least seven people, officials say.
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Cricket: S Lanka beat Pakistan

Sunday, June 29th 2008, 17:56
related places: Karachi

Sri Lanka continue their unbeaten run in the Asia Cup, beating Pakistan by 64 runs in Karachi.
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Pakistan army attacks militants

Saturday, June 28th 2008, 12:06
related places: Peshawar

Pakistan's military launches an offensive against militants near the main north-western city of Peshawar, say officials.
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Pakistan Taleban 'execute spies'

Friday, June 27th 2008, 10:59

Militants in Pakistan carry out a "public execution" of two Afghans before thousands of cheering supporters.
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Ruling parties win Pakistan polls

Friday, June 27th 2008, 7:46

The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) win five parliamentary by-elections.
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Rebels 'burn Pakistan ski hotel'

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 13:53

Suspected insurgents attack a hotel in Pakistan's only ski resort, hours after the authorities unveil plans to combat militancy.
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