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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

Many die in Pakistan landslides

Wednesday, March 21st 2007, 7:59
related places: Kashmir

At least 31 people die in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, officials say.
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Rival militants clash in Pakistan

Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 22:58

Nearly 50 people are killed in fierce fighting as tensions rise between locals and foreign fighters in Pakistan.
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Strategic Gwadar port opens

Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 17:14

Pakistan opens a port on the Arabian Sea which it hopes will handle large volumes of Gulf shipping traffic.
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Pakistan judge resignations rise

Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 14:31

Resignations in Pakistan mount over the suspension of the chief justice of the supreme court by President Pervez Musharraf.
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Pakistan chief and selectors quit

Tuesday, March 20th 2007, 11:21

Dr Naseem Ashraf resigns as Pakistan Cricket Board head, along with the three-member selection committee.
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Judges quit in Pakistan dispute

Monday, March 19th 2007, 12:50

A number of judges resign in Pakistan in continuing protests over the suspension of the chief justice.
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Cricket mourns death of Woolmer

Monday, March 19th 2007, 8:38

Tributes from the cricketing world pour in following the death of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer.
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Cricket: Pakistan coach dies

Sunday, March 18th 2007, 18:22
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer dies at the age of 58 after being found unconscious in his hotel room in Jamaica.
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Ireland shock sends Pakistan home

Saturday, March 17th 2007, 23:01
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Ireland secure a famous win over Pakistan in the World Cup to send the 1992 champions home.
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Police clash with Lahore lawyers

Saturday, March 17th 2007, 15:40
related places: Islamabad

Police in Lahore fire teargas to disperse hundreds of lawyers rallying against the removal of Pakistan's top judge.
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Confrontation in Pakistan deepens

Friday, March 16th 2007, 16:34

Protesters defy security forces to rally for Pakistan's suspended top judge as police storm a TV station.
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Two held over Indian train blast

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 6:30
related countries: India India

Indian police say they have made the first arrests in connection with the bombing of a train to Pakistan.
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Live: Cricket World Cup - West Indies v Pakistan

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 22:18
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

West Indies beat Pakistan by 54 runs in the World Cup opener in Jamaica.
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Pakistan panel quizzes top judge

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 13:26

Pakistan's chief justice is questioned about alleged misuse of power amid protests over his suspension.
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Kashmir to feature in peace talks

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 5:28
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan are to begin a new round of talks expected to focus on the disputed region of Kashmir.
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Lawyers protest against Musharraf

Monday, March 12th 2007, 11:40

Lawyers and police clash amid protests over President Musharraf's suspension of Pakistan's top judge.
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Rally to support Pakistan judge

Saturday, March 10th 2007, 15:43

Pakistani lawyers protest at the decision by President Musharraf to remove Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry.
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Pakistan's top judge is suspended

Friday, March 9th 2007, 13:12

Pakistan's top judge, Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry is suspended by President Pervez Musharraf for "misuse of authority".
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'Militant' shot dead in Pakistan

Thursday, March 8th 2007, 12:30
related places: Dera Ismail Khan

A suspected Sunni militant is shot dead in the north-western Pakistani town of Dera Ismail Khan.
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'Fifteen die' in Pakistan battle

Tuesday, March 6th 2007, 20:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Fifteen people are killed in clashes between Pakistani tribesmen and foreign militants, officials say.
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S Asian rivals end terror talks

Tuesday, March 6th 2007, 5:37
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan agree to share information after their first talks on combatting terrorism jointly.
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Peshawar theatre given reprieve

Monday, March 5th 2007, 18:16
related places: Peshawar

A historic cinema building facing demolition in the Pakistani city of Peshawar is given protected status.
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EU bans Pakistan airline flights

Monday, March 5th 2007, 13:32

The EU bars most of Pakistan International Airlines' fleet within its airspace due to safety concerns.
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Pakistan military tests missile

Saturday, March 3rd 2007, 5:09

Pakistan says it has tested a Hatf-II Abdali short-range missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
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US may be 'undermining' Pakistan

Friday, March 2nd 2007, 19:05
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's ambassador to the US warns that US pressure on his country could prove to be de-stabilising.
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'Taleban leader held' in Pakistan

Friday, March 2nd 2007, 12:32

Pakistani security forces have arrested a former Taleban defence minister, intelligence officials say.
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Pakistani judge injured by bomb

Friday, March 2nd 2007, 11:35
related places: Multan

A Pakistani judge is seriously hurt and three policemen killed in a bombing in the city of Multan, police say.
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Pakistani judge injured by bomb

Friday, March 2nd 2007, 5:19
related places: Multan

An explosion in the Pakistani city of Multan has wounded a judge and killed two, police say.
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Pakistan cricketers ruled out

Thursday, March 1st 2007, 6:39

Pakistan pacemen Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif are ruled out of the World Cup with injuries.
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Cricket: Razzaq to miss cup

Tuesday, February 27th 2007, 9:15

Injured all-rounder Abdul Razzaq is left out of Pakistan's World Cup squad and doubts remain over Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif.
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Cheney in surprise Pakistan talks

Monday, February 26th 2007, 13:46
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Dick Cheney urges Pakistan to do more to curb the Taleban on a surprise visit to Islamabad.
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Cricket: Hair drops PCB race case

Sunday, February 25th 2007, 14:29

Darrell Hair withdraws legal proceedings against the Pakistan Cricket Board.
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Explosion kills two in Pakistan

Saturday, February 24th 2007, 5:00

Police in Pakistan's Punjab province say two men died when a bomb they were carrying went off accidentally.
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Pakistan stages new missile test

Friday, February 23rd 2007, 5:00

Pakistan successfully tests a new version of a long-range nuclear-capable missile, the military says.
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Three held over India train blast

Thursday, February 22nd 2007, 15:29
related countries: India India

Police in India say they are holding three people in connection with the bombing of a train to Pakistan.
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S Asia rivals sign nuclear pact

Wednesday, February 21st 2007, 11:54
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan sign an agreement to reduce the risk of accidental nuclear conflict in the region.
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Pakistan FM visits bomb survivors

Tuesday, February 20th 2007, 14:41
related countries: India India

Pakistan's foreign minister, in India for peace talks, visits survivors of an attack on a cross-border train.
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Gunman kills Pakistani minister

Tuesday, February 20th 2007, 14:30

A Pakistani provincial government minister is shot dead as she prepares to address a political meeting.
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Manhunt for train fire suspects

Tuesday, February 20th 2007, 13:17
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Police in India issue sketches of two men they believe got off a train minutes before a deadly bomb attack.
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Bird flu outbreak in Pakistan zoo

Tuesday, February 20th 2007, 9:34
related places: Islamabad

An outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu kills four peacocks and a goose in an Islamabad zoo.
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Leaders condemn India train blast

Monday, February 19th 2007, 18:39
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan say a train bombing that killed at least 66 people will not disrupt their peace process.
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Pakistani suicide bomb kills 15

Saturday, February 17th 2007, 11:57
related places: Quetta

A suicide bomb in a courtroom in the Pakistani city of Quetta has killed at least 15 people, police say.
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Bomb kills polio health official

Friday, February 16th 2007, 15:47

A senior health official working to eradicate polio in north-west Pakistan is killed in a bomb attack.
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Pakistan ex-MP 'illegally held'

Thursday, February 15th 2007, 10:07

A former MP and critic of Pakistan's policies in Balochistan province "is in illegal detention".
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Pakistan denies border charges

Wednesday, February 14th 2007, 6:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan denies accusations that it is not doing enough to stop militants crossing the border into Afghanistan.
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Women's bill in Pakistan assembly

Tuesday, February 13th 2007, 17:04

Pakistan's national assembly starts work on a bill to safeguard women's rights to property and inheritance.
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World Bank rules on Kashmir dam

Tuesday, February 13th 2007, 5:10
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan hail a World Bank ruling on a controversial hydro-electric dam in Indian-administered Kashmir.
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US 'not to repeat Afghan errors'

Monday, February 12th 2007, 10:19
related countries: United States United States

The US will not repeat its error of letting extremists take over Afghanistan, Defence Secretary Robert Gates says.
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Helmand 'seeing insurgent surge'

Sunday, February 11th 2007, 15:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The governor of Helmand province in Afghanistan says up to 700 insurgents have crossed over from Pakistan.
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Helmand 'seeing insurgent surge'

Sunday, February 11th 2007, 15:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The governor of Helmand province in Afghanistan says up to 700 insurgents have crossed over from Pakistan.
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Cricket: Afridi in four-match ban

Saturday, February 10th 2007, 14:22

Pakistan's Shahid Afridi is to miss the start of the World Cup after receiving a four-match suspension for a row with a fan.
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Cricket: Pakistan-SA abandoned

Friday, February 9th 2007, 20:19
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The third one-day international between South Africa and Pakistan is abandoned because of rain.
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Bhutto party activists shot dead

Friday, February 9th 2007, 16:12

Gunmen in Pakistan shoot dead six members of the main opposition Pakistan People's Party, police say.
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Hair to sue cricket authorities

Wednesday, February 7th 2007, 7:25

Umpire Darrell Hair is to sue cricket's world body and the Pakistan Cricket Board for racial discrimination.
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Armed attack at Pakistan airport

Tuesday, February 6th 2007, 18:45
related places: Islamabad

At least one person is killed and three injured in an explosion at Islamabad airport, Pakistani police say.
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Deadly bird flu found in Pakistan

Tuesday, February 6th 2007, 15:30

The deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu is found close to the Pakistani capital - officials say it is an isolated case.
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'US spies' killed in tribal area

Tuesday, February 6th 2007, 12:32
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Militants kill two men accused of spying against them near the Afghan border, Pakistani officials say.
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Pakistani elders killed in blast

Monday, February 5th 2007, 12:56

A roadside bomb kills two local tribal elders in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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Bomber kills Pakistani soldiers

Saturday, February 3rd 2007, 10:58

Two Pakistani soldiers are killed in a suicide car bomb attack in the north-west of the country, police say.
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Cricket: SA Twenty20 triumph

Friday, February 2nd 2007, 19:01
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Graeme Smith and Loots Bosman punish Pakistan's bowlers as South Africa win the Twenty20 game by 10 wickets.
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Six arrested over Pakistan rape

Wednesday, January 31st 2007, 13:04

Police in southern Pakistan arrest six men in connection with the kidnap and rape of a 16-year-old girl.
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Pakistan curfew after Shia attack

Tuesday, January 30th 2007, 12:13
related places: Hangu

A curfew is imposed in the north-western town of Hangu in Pakistan after an attack on a Shia mosque.
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'Three killed' in Pakistan blast

Monday, January 29th 2007, 16:43
related places: Dera Ismail Khan

Police say at least three people are killed in Pakistan's latest suicide blast, in the town of Dera Ismail Khan.
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Pakistan bombing kills 14 people

Saturday, January 27th 2007, 22:22
related places: Peshawar

An explosion in Pakistan's north-west city of Peshawar kills at least 14 people, two of them senior police officers.
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Cricket: S Africa set sights on win

Saturday, January 27th 2007, 16:04
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa need 125 more to beat Pakistan and win the deciding third Test after ending day two on 36-2.
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Honours even as Pakistan hit back

Friday, January 26th 2007, 16:10
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa end day one of the deciding third Test on 131-5 after skittling Pakistan for 157.
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Iran gas price formula 'agreed'

Friday, January 26th 2007, 15:25
related countries: India India, Iran Iran

Iran says it has agreed with Pakistan and India on a pricing formula for the delivery of its gas.
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'Suicide blast' at Pakistan hotel

Friday, January 26th 2007, 14:56
related places: Islamabad

A suicide bomber kills himself and a security guard at a top hotel in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, officials say.
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Impotence fears hit polio drive

Thursday, January 25th 2007, 17:11

Officials in Pakistan say a folk myth that a vaccine causes impotence has hampered a polio immunisation drive.
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'Friendly fire' death in Pakistan

Monday, January 22nd 2007, 16:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Pakistan says US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan have mistakenly killed one of its border soldiers.
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Pakistan troops killed in blast

Monday, January 22nd 2007, 12:14

At least three Pakistan security personnel die in an apparent suicide attack in North Waziristan.
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