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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

'Hundreds held' in Bhutto raids

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 11:10
related places: Bhutto

The party of Pakistan ex-PM Benazir Bhutto says hundreds of its members have been held ahead of a mass rally.
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Live - India v Pakistan

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 8:37

India's Harbhajan Singh takes his second wicket to leave Pakistan in trouble in the second one-dayer.
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Bush urges Musharraf on election

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 6:50
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush tells Pakistan's leader by phone to step down as army chief and hold elections soon.
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Bhutto issues Pakistan ultimatum

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 12:51

Ex-PM Benazir Bhutto urges Pakistanis to oppose the emergency rule declared by President Musharraf.
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Bhutto talks on Pakistan strategy

Wednesday, November 7th 2007, 10:48

Pakistan's ex-PM Benazir Bhutto meets other opposition leaders to plan how to overturn emergency rule.
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Top judge attacks Musharraf rule

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 17:15

Pakistan's sacked chief justice calls for people to "rise up" after President Musharraf seized emergency powers.
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US warns Pakistan over emergency

Tuesday, November 6th 2007, 7:53
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush urges Pakistani leader Pervez Musharraf to end his state of emergency.
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Pakistan 'to keep elections date'

Monday, November 5th 2007, 20:32

Pakistan's PM says elections will be held on schedule, amid international concern at emergency rule.
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Pakistan police attack protesters

Monday, November 5th 2007, 12:32
related places: Karachi

Pakistani police break up demonstrations by lawyers in three cities protesting against the state of emergency.
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India v Pakistan as it happened

Monday, November 5th 2007, 10:50

Mahendra Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh help India ease to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the first one-day international.
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Cricket: India see off Pakistan

Monday, November 5th 2007, 10:50
related countries: India India
related places: Guwahati

India beat Pakistan by five wickets in the first one-day international in Guwahati.
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Cricket on amid Pakistani crisis

Monday, November 5th 2007, 6:48
related countries: India India

Pakistan's eagerly awaited cricket tour of India begins against the backdrop of political uncertainty at home.
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Pakistan faces US aid pressure

Monday, November 5th 2007, 2:30
related countries: United States United States

The US is to review aid to Pakistan after President Pervez Musharraf imposes a state of emergency.
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Militants free Pakistani troops

Sunday, November 4th 2007, 17:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pro-Taleban militants free more than 200 Pakistani soldiers captured near the Afghan border in August.
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Emergency may delay Pakistan poll

Sunday, November 4th 2007, 17:01

Elections in Pakistan planned for January could be delayed by up to a year amid emergency rule, the PM says.
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Musharraf targets key opponents

Sunday, November 4th 2007, 12:32

Leading members of Pakistan's opposition parties are arrested after President Musharraf imposes emergency rule.
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Musharraf defends emergency rule

Sunday, November 4th 2007, 4:30

Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf defends imposing emergency rule, insisting he is acting to curb extremism.
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Musharraf imposes emergency rule

Saturday, November 3rd 2007, 20:28

Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf declares emergency rule, insisting he is acting to curb extremism.
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'Missile hit' on Pakistan village

Friday, November 2nd 2007, 15:10

At least five militants are reported to have been killed in a missile attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region.
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Militants parade Pakistani troops

Friday, November 2nd 2007, 12:24
related places: Swat

Taleban fighters in Pakistan's northern district of Swat show 48 captured paramilitary troops to journalists.
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Musharraf court ruling 'delayed'

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 12:07

Pakistan's Supreme Court says it is unlikely to rule on the legality of the president's re-election before mid-November.
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Suicide bomb hits Pakistani bus

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 11:28

A suicide bomber rams a motorcycle into a bus carrying air force staff in Pakistan, killing eight officials.
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Cricket: Asif to miss series

Thursday, November 1st 2007, 8:34
related countries: India India

Pakistan paceman Mohammad Asif is ruled out of their one-day series in India with a chronic elbow injury.
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Pakistan militants firm on Sharia

Wednesday, October 31st 2007, 16:06
related places: Swat

Pro-Taleban militants in Pakistan's Swat valley tell the BBC they will fight until Islamic law is enforced.
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Pakistan premier 'broke the law'

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 17:51

Pakistan's top judge accuses Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz of violating a Supreme Court judgement.
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Fatal blast near Musharraf's HQ

Tuesday, October 30th 2007, 13:05
related places: Rawalpindi

At least seven people are killed in a suicide attack near an army base containing President Musharraf's office.
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Cricket: S Africa stun Pakistan

Monday, October 29th 2007, 14:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Pakistan collapse dramatically to hand South Africa a 14-run victory and 3-2 triumph in their one-day series.
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'Truce' halts Pakistan fighting

Monday, October 29th 2007, 7:58

Pakistani security forces and militants in the Swat Valley begin an unofficial ceasefire after days of fierce fighting.
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Fresh clashes in northern Pakistan

Sunday, October 28th 2007, 16:14

Pakistani troops and helicopter gunships kill 10 militants as violence flares in the north-west, officials say.
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Pakistan militants behead guards

Saturday, October 27th 2007, 14:13

Militants behead six security officials and kill seven civilians in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Bhutto visits ancestral village

Saturday, October 27th 2007, 11:41

Pakistan's ex-PM Benazir Bhutto visits her family village amid tight security, after last week's assassination attempt.
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Second Bhutto 'bomber' sketched

Friday, October 26th 2007, 18:30

Pakistani police issue a sketch of a second man they say tried to kill former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
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Pakistani militant base attacked

Friday, October 26th 2007, 15:59
related places: Swat

Troops surround and attacked a stronghold of a leading militant in the district of Swat in northern Pakistan, local police say.
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Cricket: SA win sets up decider

Friday, October 26th 2007, 15:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Multan

South Africa ease a to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan to tie their one-day series 2-2 with one-match remaining.
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Fatal attack on Pakistan troops

Thursday, October 25th 2007, 14:49

At least 17 Pakistani soldiers and some civilians are reported to have been killed in an attack on an army vehicle in Swat.
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Pearl widow drops bank lawsuit

Thursday, October 25th 2007, 8:42
related countries: United States United States

The wife of murdered US journalist Daniel Pearl drops a lawsuit against one of Pakistan's largest banks.
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Keep Pakistan vote 'rancour-free'

Thursday, October 25th 2007, 8:22

Pakistan's Election Commission calls on political parties in forthcoming elections to run campaigns free of rancour.
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Woolmer murdered, expert insists

Thursday, October 25th 2007, 7:20

The pathologist who carried out Bob Woolmer's autopsy maintains the Pakistan cricket coach was murdered.
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Pakistani army in new deployment

Wednesday, October 24th 2007, 9:06
related places: Swat

The Pakistani army deploys around 2,500 troops in the remote valley of Swat to combat pro-Taleban militants.
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'Ban on Bhutto' leaving Pakistan

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 16:07
related places: Bhutto

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has been banned from leaving the country, her party says.
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Cricket: Pakistan secure easy win

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 14:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Faisalabad

Pakistan take a 2-1 lead in the one-day series against South Africa with a six-wicket win in Faisalabad.
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Bhutto homage at Jinnah mausoleum

Monday, October 22nd 2007, 13:32

Ex-PM Benazir Bhutto visits the tomb of Pakistan's founder four days after surviving an assassination attempt.
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Bhutto call for outside expertise

Sunday, October 21st 2007, 16:25

Pakistani politician Benazir Bhutto says foreign expertise could help find those behind recent deadly bombings.
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Men quizzed over Bhutto attack

Sunday, October 21st 2007, 8:33
related places: Bhutto

Pakistan police question three men over the suicide bomb attack on the convoy of ex-PM Benazir Bhutto.
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Karachi 'bomber' photo released

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 15:01

Police issue a photo of the man they say tried to kill Pakistan's ex-PM Benazir Bhutto, with huge loss of life.
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Yousuf ton takes Pakistan level

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 14:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Mohammad Yousuf's century sets Pakistan on course for a 25-run victory over South Africa to level the series.
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Bomb in south-west Pakistan

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 7:06

At least seven people have died in a bomb blast in south-western Pakistan's Balochistan province, police say.
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Bhutto determined to contest poll

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 0:54

Ex-Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto says she will never surrender to militants and will contest elections in January.
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Bhutto points finger over blasts

Friday, October 19th 2007, 15:53
related places: Bhutto

Ex-Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto accuses former army officials of being behind bomb attacks on her convoy.
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SA to continue with Pakistan tour

Friday, October 19th 2007, 12:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Karachi

South Africa are to carry on with their tour of Pakistan despite security concerns.
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Attack on Bhutto convoy kills 130

Friday, October 19th 2007, 7:49
related places: Bhutto

Returning Pakistan ex-PM Benazir Bhutto survives an attack on her convoy that kills at least 130 people.
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Huge crowds greet Bhutto return

Thursday, October 18th 2007, 16:22
related places: Karachi

Massive crowds throng the streets to see Pakistan's ex-PM Benazir Bhutto make an emotional homecoming.
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Cricket: Ntini sets up S Africa win

Thursday, October 18th 2007, 13:59
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa win the first one-day international against Pakistan by 45 runs.
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Ex-PM Bhutto en route to Pakistan

Thursday, October 18th 2007, 7:31
related places: Bhutto, Karachi

Pakistan's ex-PM Benazir Bhutto heads to Karachi where hundreds of thousands have turned out to greet her.
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Bhutto 'will return to Pakistan'

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 22:42

Ex-Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto confirms that she will end years of self-imposed exile on Thursday.
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Court resumes Musharraf hearing

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 4:29

Pakistan's Supreme Court resumes hearings on the validity of President Pervez Musharraf's election.
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Woolmer Jamaica inquest opens

Tuesday, October 16th 2007, 22:09
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

The inquest into the death of Pakistan's cricket coach Bob Woolmer opens in Jamaica with testimony from a hotel maid.
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Musharraf blames captured troops

Friday, October 12th 2007, 16:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Musharraf says Pakistani troops abducted by militants near the Afghan border acted unprofessionally.
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Karzai fear over Pakistan clashes

Friday, October 12th 2007, 15:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan's President Karzai tells the BBC of his concern over fighting in Pakistan's tribal district of Waziristan.
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Cricket: Inzamam falls short

Friday, October 12th 2007, 10:50

Inzamam-ul-Haq finishes just short of becoming Pakistan's leading Test scorer after playing his final innings.
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Bhutto faces corruption setback

Friday, October 12th 2007, 10:38

Pakistan's Supreme Court says it will rule on whether former PM Benazir Bhutto must still face corruption charges.
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South Africa nearing series win

Friday, October 12th 2007, 10:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The final Test between Pakistan and South Africa heads for a draw, which would give the tourists a 1-0 series success.
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Cricket: 13-game ban for Shoaib

Thursday, October 11th 2007, 11:57

Shoaib Akhtar is banned for 13 games by the Pakistan Cricket Board for hitting team-mate Mohammad Asif with a bat.
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Bhutto 'to ignore Musharraf plea'

Thursday, October 11th 2007, 10:09

Ex-PM Benazir Bhutto rejects Gen Musharraf's request to delay her return to Pakistan, her party says.
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Pakistan rebels display hostages

Thursday, October 11th 2007, 9:32

Pro-Taleban militants tell the BBC that Pakistan is showing little urgency in talks over some 280 captured soldiers.
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Bhutto urged to put off return

Thursday, October 11th 2007, 6:47

Pakistan's president asks ex-PM Benazir Bhutto to delay her return until a ruling on the legality of his re-election.
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Burials follow Waziristan clashes

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 14:16

Villagers in a Pakistani tribal area bury the dead after days of fighting between troops and pro-Taleban militants.
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Smith gives South Africa big lead

Wednesday, October 10th 2007, 12:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Graeme Smith hits an unbeaten 75 as South Africa reach 154-2 to lead by 305.
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Pakistan jets pound 'rebel bases'

Tuesday, October 9th 2007, 20:10

Pakistani planes attack alleged militant positions in fighting that has left scores dead in tribal areas.
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Battles rage on Pakistan border

Tuesday, October 9th 2007, 12:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's army says 45 soldiers and 150 pro-Taleban militants have died in three days of fierce clashes.
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Fifty Pakistani troops 'missing'

Monday, October 8th 2007, 13:47

Up to 50 Pakistani troops go missing amid fighting with militants near the Afghan border, the army says.
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Musharraf escort 'copter crashes

Monday, October 8th 2007, 9:32

A helicopter escorting Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf crashes killing four soldiers, the army says.
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Waziristan clashes leave 58 dead

Sunday, October 7th 2007, 20:31

Clashes between Pakistani troops and militants in North Waziristan kill at least 58 people, including 16 soldiers.
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