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Cricket coach's body is released

Tuesday, April 24th 2007, 3:41
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

The body of murdered Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer is released, Jamaican authorities announce.
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Pakistan channel 'facing threats'

Monday, April 23rd 2007, 12:07

A Pakistan news channel says it is under pressure over its coverage of the row over the country's top judge.
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Pakistan hard-liners 'shot dead'

Monday, April 23rd 2007, 10:01

At least six people die after a hard-line Pakistani Islamist faction clashes with security forces, officials say.
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Afghanistan 'border fence' clash

Thursday, April 19th 2007, 15:35
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Afghan and Pakistani troops exchange fire over the latter's new anti-Taleban border fence, officials in Kabul say.
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Pakistan judge challenges hearing

Wednesday, April 18th 2007, 12:07

Pakistan's suspended chief justice says claims he abused his powers should be heard by the Supreme Court.
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Imran backs Malik for new skipper

Tuesday, April 17th 2007, 17:21
related places: Malik

Pakistan great Imran Khan backs Shoaib Malik as the best choice to take over as national team captain.
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Mixed messages over Bhutto return

Tuesday, April 17th 2007, 12:49
related places: Bhutto

Government ministers in Pakistan give conflicting accounts over ex-PM Benazir Bhutto's possible return.
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Tribe in Pakistan security plea

Monday, April 16th 2007, 10:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A leading tribe near the Afghan border urges Pakistan's government to resume control of law and order there.
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Karachi protest at Sharia mosque

Monday, April 16th 2007, 0:37
related places: Islamabad, Karachi

Tens of thousands protest in the Pakistani city of Karachi against a radical mosque in Islamabad.
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Woolmer toxicology report ready

Sunday, April 15th 2007, 11:17
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaican police probing the murder of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer receive the toxicology test results.
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Pakistan judge protest escalates

Friday, April 13th 2007, 11:54

Protesters stage their biggest demonstration so far against the suspension of Pakistan's Supreme Court chief justice.
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Pakistan army joins tribal fight

Thursday, April 12th 2007, 15:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistani troops are helping tribesmen fight militants on the Afghan border, says President Musharraf.
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Pakistan sectarian battles rage

Thursday, April 12th 2007, 12:29

Sunni and Shia Muslims continue gun battles in north-west Pakistan, with five people killed, officials say.
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Pakistan minister rejects fatwa

Tuesday, April 10th 2007, 9:52
related places: Islamabad

Pakistan's tourism minister dismisses a fatwa issued against her by an unofficial Islamic court in Islamabad.
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Madrassa parents voice concerns

Monday, April 9th 2007, 16:52

Parents of students at a controversial religious school in the Pakistani capital voice fears for their safety.
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Deadly clashes rage in Pakistan

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 18:24

At least 40 people die and dozens more are wounded in sectarian fighting in north-western Pakistan.
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Pakistan to act on cleric threat

Saturday, April 7th 2007, 14:51

The Pakistan government says it will take action after suicide bomb threats against it made by the head of a radical mosque in the capital.
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Islamabad faces suicide bomb call

Friday, April 6th 2007, 13:44

The head of a radical mosque in Pakistan's capital threatens to use suicide bomb attacks against the government.
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Anti-madrassa protest in Pakistan

Thursday, April 5th 2007, 16:56
related places: Islamabad

Hundreds of human rights activists rally to protest at the "extremist" activities of an Islamabad religious school.
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S Africa memorial for Woolmer

Wednesday, April 4th 2007, 17:17
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

A memorial service is held in Cape Town for Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer, believed murdered in Jamaica.
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S Africa memorial for Woolmer

Wednesday, April 4th 2007, 15:55
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

A memorial service is held in Cape Town for Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer, believed murdered in Jamaica.
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'Many killed' in Pakistan clash

Wednesday, April 4th 2007, 14:12

At least 44 people are killed in fierce fighting in Pakistan's tribal region of South Waziristan, officials say.
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Anger at Pakistan judge hearing

Tuesday, April 3rd 2007, 8:49

Hundreds of people protest against President Musharraf as the suspended chief justice faces a court hearing.
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Quake strikes north Afghanistan

Tuesday, April 3rd 2007, 8:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kashmir

A strong earthquake strikes northern Afghanistan, shaking cities in neighbouring Pakistan and Kashmir.
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Pakistan avalanches kill dozens

Monday, April 2nd 2007, 7:22
related places: Chitral

Avalanches hit Pakistan's north-western region of Chitral, officials say, burying people in their homes.
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Pakistan holds Woolmer memorial

Sunday, April 1st 2007, 11:44

A cathedral memorial service takes place in the Pakistani city of Lahore for murdered cricket coach Bob Woolmer.
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UK police to help Woolmer inquiry

Saturday, March 31st 2007, 8:31
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jamaican police probing the murder of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer accept an offer of help from UK police.
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Inzamam dismisses fixing

Saturday, March 31st 2007, 8:12

Inzamam-ul-Haq hits back at the Pakistan team's critics and denies any involvement in match-fixing.
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'Dozens die' in Pakistan fighting

Friday, March 30th 2007, 18:11

At least 52 people are said to have died in clashes between foreign militants and Pakistani tribesmen.
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Pakistan board chairman to stay

Friday, March 30th 2007, 16:28

President Pervez Musharraf refuses to accept the resignation of Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Nasim Ashraf.
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Pakistan 'brothel woman' released

Thursday, March 29th 2007, 18:21

Religious students in Pakistan free a women accused of running a brothel and two of her relatives.
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No new Woolmer post-mortem

Thursday, March 29th 2007, 10:24
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaican police deny reports that a second post-mortem is to be carried out on Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer.
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Pakistan cricketers dodge media

Wednesday, March 28th 2007, 17:47
related places: Lahore

Several of Pakistan's cricketers avoid the media at Lahore airport on their return from a traumatic World Cup.
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Militants attack Pakistani town

Wednesday, March 28th 2007, 12:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Hundreds of heavily-armed militants attack security forces in a town in north-west Pakistan, officials say.
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Students raid Islamabad 'brothel'

Wednesday, March 28th 2007, 12:39
related places: Islamabad

Dozens of female Islamic students kidnap an alleged brothel owner in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.
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Woolmer police in witness appeal

Wednesday, March 28th 2007, 1:00

Police investigating the murder of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer appeal for witnesses.
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Pakistan 'secret agents killed'

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 17:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Gunmen kill four Pakistani secret agents in a tribal region near Afghanistan, officials say.
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Pakistan cricketers heading home

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 12:43

Pakistan's cricketers are returning home after the murder of coach Bob Woolmer and shock World Cup exit.
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Pakistan airline chairman resigns

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 9:01

The chairman of the state-owned Pakistan International Airlines resigns, in the aftermath of a flight ban on the organisation by the European Union.
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'No quick result' in Woolmer case

Tuesday, March 27th 2007, 6:37

Police investigating the murder of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer dismiss reports suspects have been identified.
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Ireland deny Pakistan win fixed

Monday, March 26th 2007, 20:29
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland captain Trent Johnston says his side's shock victory over Pakistan was not a fix.
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Pakistan judge row sparks arrests

Monday, March 26th 2007, 14:54

Opposition supporters are detained ahead of protests over the ousting of Pakistan's top judge, Iftikhar Chaudhry.
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Gun battle in Pakistan school

Monday, March 26th 2007, 12:25

A Pakistani policeman and a militant are killed in a shoot-out at a school in the north-west, police say.
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Pakistan squad deny Woolmer rift

Sunday, March 25th 2007, 16:24

A Pakistan cricket official denies reports of clashes between players and murdered coach Bob Woolmer.
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Aspects of cricket games 'fixed'

Sunday, March 25th 2007, 10:13

The fixing of elements of cricket matches happens regularly, former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan believes.
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Pakistan's cricketers to fly home

Saturday, March 24th 2007, 18:29
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Pakistan's cricket team prepares to leave Jamaica after helping the inquiry into coach Bob Woolmer's murder.
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Woolmer's body kept in Caribbean

Saturday, March 24th 2007, 8:12
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

The body of murdered Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer is to remain in Jamaica for an inquest.
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'No threats of death' to Woolmer

Friday, March 23rd 2007, 23:50

The family of murdered Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer say they were not aware of threats to his life.
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Pakistan's coach was strangled

Friday, March 23rd 2007, 10:19
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Police in Jamaica launch a murder investigation into the death of Pakistan's cricket coach Bob Woolmer.
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Pakistan's coach 'was strangled'

Friday, March 23rd 2007, 7:21
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Police in Jamaica launch a murder investigation into the death of Pakistan's cricket coach Bob Woolmer.
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Cricket World Cup will continue

Friday, March 23rd 2007, 0:44

The Cricket World Cup will carry on despite the murder of Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer.
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Pakistan team quizzed on Woolmer

Thursday, March 22nd 2007, 20:51
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaican police question Pakistan's entire cricket squad over the shock death of coach Bob Woolmer.
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Pakistani military tests missile

Thursday, March 22nd 2007, 5:28

Pakistan says it has tested a cruise missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
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Cricket: Pakistan dominate

Wednesday, March 21st 2007, 22:48
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Imran Nazir hits 160 as Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 93 runs, meaning Ireland qualify for the Super 8 phase.
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Pakistan rebel clash 'kills 100'

Wednesday, March 21st 2007, 18:03

At least 100 people die in clashes between local and foreign militants in Pakistan, the government says.
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Woolmer death 'suspicious'

Wednesday, March 21st 2007, 8:31
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaican police say they are treating the death of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer as suspicious.
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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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