Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

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.

World news related to Pakistan – overview

Pakistan: news

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistanis vote in by-elections

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 9:22

Pakistan holds a number of by-elections, a day after voting in a seat where former PM Nawaz Sharif wants to stand was postponed.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan Taleban kill 22 rivals

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 17:23

Authorities in north-west Pakistan say they have found the bodies of 22 tribesmen who were kidnapped by the Taleban.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Court delays key Pakistani poll

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 9:56

Pakistan's supreme court delays a parliamentary by-election that former PM Nawaz Sharif was barred from contesting.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Live score - India v Pakistan

Tuesday, June 24th 2008, 9:19
related countries: India India

Scorecard from the Asia Cup match between India and Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sharif barred from Pakistan poll

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 15:01

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif suffers a setback as a court bars him from running in a by-election to parliament this week.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

AQ Khan 'nuclear middleman' freed

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 12:28
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia says it has released an alleged middleman in the nuclear secrets ring run by disgraced Pakistani scientist AQ Khan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pipeline deal 'soon', says India

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 6:35
related countries: India India, Iran Iran

India will sign an agreement with Iran and Pakistan to build a multi-billion dollar gas pipeline "soon", says a senior minister.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mohammad Asif returns to Pakistan

Friday, June 20th 2008, 9:25

Pakistani bowler Mohammad Asif returns home after authorities in Dubai decide not to prosecute him for alleged drug offences.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan troops killed in Kashmir

Thursday, June 19th 2008, 16:22
related places: Kashmir

Suspected militants kill four Pakistani soldiers in a clash on the Line of Control dividing disputed Kashmir.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mohammad Asif drug case 'dropped'

Thursday, June 19th 2008, 14:17

The Dubai authorities will not prosecute Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif for alleged drugs offences, reports say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Historic Bangladesh papers 'lost'

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 12:37
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

The Bangladesh proclamations of independence - drafted on paper during the war against Pakistan in 1971 - go missing, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Historic' Pakistan defence move

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 17:16

The Pakistani finance minister reveals defence budget details for the first time in 40 years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Atom expert rejects weapon 'lies'

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 16:26
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Disgraced Pakistani scientist AQ Khan denies giving blueprints for advanced nuclear warheads to Swiss smugglers.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan militants 'suspend' deal

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 12:46
related places: Swat

Militants from Pakistan's troubled northern Swat district break off contact with the government.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Four die in Pakistan gun attack

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 7:22

Four Shia Muslims are killed in a gun attack in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan protests to Afghan envoy

Monday, June 16th 2008, 15:23

Afghanistan's ambassador to Pakistan is summoned after Kabul threatens to send troops across the border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rally directs anger at Musharraf

Saturday, June 14th 2008, 2:51

Former PM Nawaz Sharif condemns Pakistan's president at an angry rally outside the national parliament.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mass rally for Pakistani judges

Friday, June 13th 2008, 21:43
related places: Islamabad

Pakistani lawyers and supporters swarm into Islamabad to demand the government reinstate judges sacked by President Musharraf.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan backs US inquiry offer

Friday, June 13th 2008, 15:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan's foreign minister welcomes a joint probe into a US airstrike which Islamabad says killed 11 of its troops.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Attack aftermath

Thursday, June 12th 2008, 12:29
related countries: United States United States

US strike raises more questions for Pakistan
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US releases border strike footage

Thursday, June 12th 2008, 9:51
related countries: United States United States

The US releases video footage which it says justifies an air strike in which Pakistan says 11 of its soldiers died.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US defends Afghan border strike

Thursday, June 12th 2008, 8:14
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The Pentagon defends an air strike by US forces along the Afghan border, said to have killed 11 Pakistani soldiers.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan fury at deadly US strike

Wednesday, June 11th 2008, 16:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Pakistan condemns a US air strike which killed 11 of its soldiers along the border with Afghanistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan reveals defence spending

Wednesday, June 11th 2008, 16:46

Pakistan's new government publishes details of defence spending for the first time in 40 years.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan condemns US air strike

Wednesday, June 11th 2008, 15:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Pakistan's military says an American air strike which left 11 of its soldiers dead was a "cowardly attack".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan troops 'die in US raid'

Wednesday, June 11th 2008, 6:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

At least 10 Pakistani soldiers are reported to have been killed in an apparent airstrike by US-led forces near the Afghan border.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistani lawyers in 'long march'

Tuesday, June 10th 2008, 15:45

Thousands of Pakistani lawyers start rallies and protests to demand the reinstatement of senior judges sacked last year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Present tense

Tuesday, June 10th 2008, 7:13

Ahmed Rashid on Pakistan's prickly foreign relations
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan agents 'helping Taleban'

Tuesday, June 10th 2008, 6:56
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A leading US think-tank accuses members of Pakistan's intelligence service of aiding the Taleban in Afghanistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cricket: India and Pakistan to clash

Monday, June 9th 2008, 15:49
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, India India

India paceman Sree Santh will miss the tri-series against Pakistan and Bangladesh because of a side strain.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Four police shot dead in Pakistan

Monday, June 9th 2008, 9:26

At least four policemen are killed in an attack by suspected militants in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Musharraf says he will not resign

Saturday, June 7th 2008, 10:31

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf denies rumours he will resign and go into exile amid pressure to step down.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan seeks UN Bhutto inquiry

Friday, June 6th 2008, 23:58
related places: Bhutto

Pakistan asks the United Nations to investigate the disputed circumstances of ex-PM Benazir Bhutto's assassination.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan defends militant talks

Friday, June 6th 2008, 10:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Pakistan's foreign minister defends his country's decision to negotiate with militants during talks in Kabul.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan police seize explosives

Friday, June 6th 2008, 9:15
related places: Rawalpindi

Police in Pakistan say they have seized huge quantities of explosives following an attack on the Danish embassy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan 'gives militants refuge'

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 16:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan Foreign Minister Rangin Spanta criticises Pakistan for negotiating peace deals with pro-Taleban militants.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Al-Qaeda' claims Pakistan attack

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 9:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark

An Internet posting purportedly by the al-Qaeda says it carried out the bomb attack near the Danish embassy in Pakistan.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Musharraf treason demands grow

Wednesday, June 4th 2008, 18:45
related places: Lahore

Pakistani ex-servicemen in Lahore give their backing to calls for President Musharraf to be tried for treason.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Call for Musharraf treason trial

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 18:54

Pakistani political leader Nawaz Sharif demands the trial of President Pervez Musharraf for treason.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Asif held for 'illegal substance'

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 9:52

Pakistani fast bowler Mohammed Asif is detained at Dubai airport on suspicion of carrying illegal drugs.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Danish embassy probe begins

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 9:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Investigators in Pakistan search for clues a day after a car bomb killed six people near the Danish embassy.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bomb hits Danish embassy

Monday, June 2nd 2008, 16:03
related places: Islamabad

At least six people die and 30 are hurt in a bomb attack near the Danish embassy in Pakistan's capital Islamabad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Teacher admits killing student

Monday, June 2nd 2008, 8:31

The teacher of a religious seminary in Pakistan confesses to torturing a seven-year-old student to death, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

S Asia 'focus for al-Qaeda fight'

Sunday, June 1st 2008, 5:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US security chief tells the BBC the borders of Pakistan and Afghanistan are the new focus for the war on terror.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistani boy 'killed by teacher'

Friday, May 30th 2008, 8:28

A seven-year-old student of a religious seminary in Pakistan dies after he is punished by his teacher, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Khan: Pakistan claims 'are false'

Thursday, May 29th 2008, 16:20

Pakistani scientist AQ Khan says in a rare interview that allegations he passed on nuclear secrets are false.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan army denies report

Thursday, May 29th 2008, 15:14

The Pakistani army dismisses a report that the army chief has tried to persuade President Musharraf to resign.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US blacklists Pakistan militants

Wednesday, May 28th 2008, 5:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Lashkar

The US imposes sanctions on four people it says are leaders of Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Move to slash Musharraf's powers

Saturday, May 24th 2008, 16:26

The leader of Pakistan's main party proposes amending the constitution to reduce the powers of the president.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Pakistan militant 'holds to deal'

Saturday, May 24th 2008, 9:53
related places: Peshawar

A top Taleban commander in Pakistan says his forces stand by a ceasefire agreement, despite recent bomb attacks.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Karachi shares fall on rate rise

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 12:25

Pakistan's main stock index falls almost 5% after interest rates jumped to 12.5% from 10% to slow the inflation rate.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Gunmen kill Pakistani journalist

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 9:35

Gunmen kill a Pakistani journalist after he interviews a spokesman for local militants, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 57/75

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS