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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

Top Islamabad police 'suspended'

Monday, October 1st 2007, 10:15
related places: Islamabad

The two top policemen in the Pakistani capital are suspended over handling of anti-government violence.
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India and Pakistan in trade boost

Monday, October 1st 2007, 7:40
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan boost trade ties with a truck carrying goods across the border for the first time in 60 years.
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Musharraf vote nomination backed

Saturday, September 29th 2007, 10:22

Election officials in Pakistan approve President Pervez Musharraf's nomination for election, amid angry protests.
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Musharraf in court poll victory

Friday, September 28th 2007, 12:06

Pakistan's Supreme Court rules that President Pervez Musharraf can stand in next week's leadership election.
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Key Musharraf decision expected

Friday, September 28th 2007, 8:25

Pakistani judges are expected to rule soon on whether President Musharraf can stand for re-election.
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Pakistan soldier killed in blast

Friday, September 28th 2007, 6:57

A soldier dies after a bomb explodes near a convoy of troops in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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Musharraf faces election boycott

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 17:03

Opposition parties in Pakistan are to boycott parliament in protest at President Musharraf's re-election plans.
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Order to free Pakistan opposition

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 10:30

Pakistan's top judge orders opposition supporters freed as President Musharraf registers to stand for office again.
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Musharraf details election terms

Tuesday, September 25th 2007, 16:23

Gen Musharraf will stay on as Pakistan army chief if he is not elected for another term as president, his lawyer says.
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Arrests in Pakistan 'trouble' US

Monday, September 24th 2007, 21:26
related countries: United States United States

The US is "troubled" by the arrests of opposition politicians in Pakistan, Condoleezza Rice says.
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India win dramatic Twenty20 final

Monday, September 24th 2007, 15:19
related countries: India India

India beat Pakistan in the World Twenty20 final by five runs to clinch their first major trophy since 1983.
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Musharraf facing election rival

Monday, September 24th 2007, 12:53
related places: Islamabad

An ex-Supreme Court judge is to challenge President Musharraf in Pakistan's presidential vote, lawyers say.
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Cricket: Live - India v Pakistan

Monday, September 24th 2007, 10:54

India beat Pakistan by five runs in Johannesburg in the final of the inaugural ICC World Twenty20.
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Pakistan opposition leaders held

Sunday, September 23rd 2007, 14:40

Key opposition figures are arrested in Pakistan, ahead of protests against President Musharraf's re-election.
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India set sights on 'dream' final

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 22:49
related countries: Australia Australia, India India

India beat Australia in the World Twenty20 cricket, setting up a final against arch-rivals Pakistan.
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Cricket: India see off Aussies

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 19:31
related countries: Australia Australia, India India

India beat Australia by 15 runs in Durban to book a place against Pakistan in the final of the World Twenty20.
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NZ v Pakistan as it happened

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 14:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Pakistan reach the final of the ICC World Twenty20 after beating New Zealand by six wickets.
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Pakistan earn Twenty20 final spot

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 14:38
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Opener Imran Nazir smashes 59 as Pakistan beat New Zealand by six wickets in the World Twenty20 semi-final.
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Musharraf shakes up army

Friday, September 21st 2007, 16:01

President Pervez Musharraf makes a series of top-level military appointments in a major reshuffle.
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Pakistan alcohol tragedy kills 22

Friday, September 21st 2007, 7:00
related places: Karachi

At least 22 people die after drinking illegally brewed alcohol in the Pakistani city of Karachi, police say.
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Bin Laden urges holy war

Thursday, September 20th 2007, 16:35

Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden calls on Pakistanis to oust President Musharraf, in a new audio tape.
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Pakistan election date announced

Thursday, September 20th 2007, 11:29

Pakistan is to hold its presidential election on 6 October, the election commission announces.
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Cricket: Pakistan beat Aussies

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 15:03
related countries: Australia Australia

A brilliant stand of 119 between Shoaib Malik and Misbah-ul-Haq helps Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Australia in the World Twenty20.
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Musharraf to 'give up army post'

Tuesday, September 18th 2007, 12:36

Pakistan's President Musharraf will resign as army chief if re-elected for another term, his chief lawyer says.
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Cricket: Pakistan clinch win

Monday, September 17th 2007, 19:06
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Three wickets for Shahid Afridi help Pakistan ease to a 33-run win over Sri Lanka in the World Twenty20 match in Johannesburg.
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Rebels 'kill 18 Pakistan troops'

Monday, September 17th 2007, 15:19

Pro-Taleban militants have killed 18 soldiers in Pakistan's tribal area of North Waziristan, local officials say.
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Pakistan Siachen tourism protest

Monday, September 17th 2007, 15:12
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan formally protests against India's decision to start tourism on the disputed Siachen glacier.
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Musharraf to 'quit as army chief'

Monday, September 17th 2007, 9:24

Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf plans to stand down as army head, a ruling party official says.
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Court hears Musharraf challenge

Monday, September 17th 2007, 6:37

Pakistan's Supreme Court begins debating if Gen Musharraf should be army chief while seeking re-election.
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India beat Pakistan in bowl-out

Friday, September 14th 2007, 19:54
related countries: India India

India win a World Twenty20 bowl-out against Pakistan after their match ends in a thrilling tie.
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Bhutto announces Pakistan return

Friday, September 14th 2007, 19:48

Pakistani ex-PM Benazir Bhutto will return to Pakistan from self-imposed exile on 18 October, she tells the BBC.
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Bhutto to detail Pakistan return

Friday, September 14th 2007, 10:04

Former prime minister Benazir Bhutto is expected to announce the date of her return to Pakistan.
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Pakistan bomb kills elite troops

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 19:43

An explosion at a Pakistani base kills at least 15 soldiers, most of them officers from an elite counter-terror force.
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Ex-PM Sharif supporters released

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 17:16

Hundreds of supporters of ex-Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrested last week are being released.
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Many killed near Pakistani border

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 16:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Fierce fighting between Pakistani troops and pro-Taleban militants leaves many dead near the Afghan border.
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Red Fort death sentence upheld

Thursday, September 13th 2007, 9:24
related countries: India India

An Indian court upholds the death sentence on a Pakistani man found guilty of the 2000 Red Fort attack.
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Cricket: Pakistan beats Scotland

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 14:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shahid Afridi and Umar Gul take four wickets each as Pakistan beat Scotland by 51 runs in the World Twenty20.
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More Pakistani soldiers abducted

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 14:53

Pro-Taleban rebels abduct 12 soldiers in a new raid in north-west Pakistan, where scores more troops are being held.
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Attack on giant Pakistan Buddha

Wednesday, September 12th 2007, 14:26
related places: Buddha

Suspected pro-Taleban militants try to blow up an ancient carving of Buddha in north-west Pakistan.
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Pakistan 'suicide bomb kills 16'

Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 12:31

At least 16 people are killed in a suicide bombing in the town of Dera Ismail Khan in north-west Pakistan, police say.
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Sharif fights Pakistan expulsion

Tuesday, September 11th 2007, 9:19

Lawyers for Pakistan's ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif challenge his deportation in the Supreme Court.
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Monday, September 10th 2007, 22:01
related countries: United States United States

A Pakistani-American is jailed by a US court for 24 years for attending an al-Qaeda training camp in Pakistan.
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Pakistan deports ex-PM on return

Monday, September 10th 2007, 15:46

Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif is arrested and deported to Saudi Arabia within hours of his return from exile.
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Sharif returns to Pakistani soil

Monday, September 10th 2007, 6:06

Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after years of exile, amid uncertainty how the government will respond.
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Sharif's supporters 'rounded up'

Sunday, September 9th 2007, 12:00

Pakistan detains supporters of Nawaz Sharif, his party says, as the exiled PM prepares to fly home.
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Pakistan airports 'on high alert'

Saturday, September 8th 2007, 16:05

Pakistan's airports are on highest alert amid a security crackdown before the return of former PM Nawaz Sharif.
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'Prostitutes' killed in Pakistan

Friday, September 7th 2007, 13:55

Suspected Islamic militants in north-west Pakistan behead two women they accused of being prostitutes, police say.
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Order for Sharif brother arrest

Friday, September 7th 2007, 12:27
related places: Sharif

A Pakistani court orders the arrest of exiled ex-PM Nawaz Sharif's brother ahead of their expected return next week.
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Pakistan frees British national

Friday, September 7th 2007, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British national held in detention in Pakistan without charge for more than a year is released and sent back to the UK.
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Shoaib sent home after Asif row

Friday, September 7th 2007, 7:11

Pakistan dismiss Shoaib Akhtar from their World Twenty20 squad after a bust-up with Mohammad Asif.
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Rebels 'free six Pakistan troops'

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 16:43

Pro-Taleban rebels free six Pakistani soldiers from among scores being held hostage, officials say.
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Saudis 'ask Sharif not to return'

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 5:51
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Sharif

Saudi Arabia reportedly asks Pakistan's ex-PM not to go home from exile, citing a commitment he made in 2001.
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Pakistan missing 'should be free'

Tuesday, September 4th 2007, 17:19

Pakistan's Supreme Court urges the government to release people being held by the intelligence agencies.
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Musharraf opponents held

Tuesday, September 4th 2007, 16:14

Police in Pakistan arrest dozens of activists belonging to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party.
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Blasts hit Pakistan garrison town

Tuesday, September 4th 2007, 11:15
related places: Rawalpindi

At least 24 people are killed in two bomb blasts near the Pakistani army's base in the city of Rawalpindi.
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Bhutto vows early Pakistan return

Saturday, September 1st 2007, 21:43

Ex-PM Benazir Bhutto vows to return to Pakistan soon, despite failing to reach a deal with the president.
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Karachi bridge collapse kills four

Saturday, September 1st 2007, 14:32
related places: Karachi

At least four people die as a recently-built flyover collapses in the Pakistani city of Karachi.
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Confusion over missing Pakistanis

Friday, August 31st 2007, 20:50

The fate of 100 missing troops remains a mystery amid conflicting claims from militants and Pakistan's army.
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Sweden 'regrets' Prophet cartoon

Friday, August 31st 2007, 16:28
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Sweden tells Pakistan it regrets publication of a fresh newspaper cartoon depicting the Prophet Muhammad.
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Musharraf 'keeping options open'

Friday, August 31st 2007, 10:08

Pakistan's Gen Musharraf weighs up his options as a former PM announces plans to return to challenge him.
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Sharif names Pakistan return date

Friday, August 31st 2007, 2:41

Pakistan's ex-PM Nawaz Sharif will return home on 10 September to challenge President Pervez Musharraf.
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Missing Pakistan troops 'found'

Friday, August 31st 2007, 2:06
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A missing convoy of troops feared seized by militants, has been found, the Pakistani army says.
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UN in Pakistan refugee appeal

Thursday, August 30th 2007, 15:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The UN repeats an appeal for Pakistan to suspend Friday's closure of a huge Afghan refugee camp.
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Bhutto 'close to Musharraf deal'

Wednesday, August 29th 2007, 15:35

Former Pakistani PM Benazir Bhutto says she is close to a deal to share power with President Musharraf.
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Court demands mosque answers

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 17:12

Pakistan's army says it has cleared a mosque in Islamabad of militants, finding 73 bodies inside the compound.
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Pakistan raid was 'not approved'

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 9:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US-led coalition in Afghanistan admits it did not have permission to attack Taleban suspects in Pakistan.
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Militants free Pakistani soldiers

Tuesday, August 28th 2007, 8:12

Eighteen soldiers held hostage by pro-Taleban militants in a Pakistani tribal region are released, officials say.
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Pakistan soldier killed on video

Monday, August 27th 2007, 15:33

Militants in a Pakistan tribal area release a video of kidnapped soldiers, showing one of them being beheaded.
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Pakistan tests new cruise missile

Saturday, August 25th 2007, 13:17

Pakistan says it has tested a Hatf-VIII cruise missile capable of carrying nuclear weapons.
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Officer snatched in west Pakistan

Saturday, August 25th 2007, 10:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A senior Pakistani paramilitary officer is abducted along with three others near the Afghan border, officials say.
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Musharraf seeks 'reconciliation'

Friday, August 24th 2007, 16:11

President Musharraf says he wants reconciliation after his bitterest rival is allowed to return to Pakistan.
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Troops killed in Pakistan attack

Friday, August 24th 2007, 7:26

At least four soldiers are killed in a suicide car bomb attack in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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