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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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Cricket: Pakistan in command

Saturday, January 20th 2007, 16:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Port Elizabeth

South Africa close day two of the second Test with Pakistan at Port Elizabeth still 26 runs behind at 115-3.
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Mullah Omar 'hiding in Pakistan'

Wednesday, January 17th 2007, 17:06

A captured Taleban official says the group' s leader Mullah Omar lives in Pakistan protected by its spy agency.
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India accuses Pakistan at border

Wednesday, January 17th 2007, 15:50
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

India is to protest to Pakistan after two of its border guards are injured in a shooting incident in Kashmir.
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Taleban spokesman 'arrested'

Tuesday, January 16th 2007, 15:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan intelligence agents say they have arrested a top Taleban spokesman near the Pakistan border.
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Pakistan air raid on 'militants'

Tuesday, January 16th 2007, 10:35

Pakistan says its troops have attacked camps used by militants in the restive tribal area of south Waziristan.
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Pakistani actress to leave India

Tuesday, January 16th 2007, 8:09
related countries: India India

Indian authorities ask well-known Pakistani actress Zeba Ali to leave the country for not having a valid visa.
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Pakistan 'nuclear' kidnap foiled

Monday, January 15th 2007, 17:15

Police in north-west Pakistan say they have foiled the attempted kidnapping of six nuclear officials.
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Cricket: Gibbs ban for racist slur

Monday, January 15th 2007, 15:26
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa's Herschelle Gibbs is banned for two Tests for making racist comments during the first Test against Pakistan.
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Cricket: S Africa open with win

Monday, January 15th 2007, 12:34
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis hit fifties to guide South Africa to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test.
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'Two die' in Pakistan camp blast

Monday, January 15th 2007, 12:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least two people are killed in an explosion in a camp for Afghan refugees in north-western Pakistan, police say.
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Cricket: S Africa close to victory

Sunday, January 14th 2007, 16:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa need 130 more on the final day to beat Pakistan in the first Test.
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India-Pakistan talks 'positive'

Saturday, January 13th 2007, 21:57
related countries: India India
related places: Islamabad

A visit to Pakistan by India's foreign minister signals that the peace process is back on track.
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Al-Qaeda 'rebuilding' in Pakistan

Friday, January 12th 2007, 14:26
related countries: United States United States

US intelligence chief John Negroponte says al-Qaeda leaders have found a secure hideout in Pakistan.
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Seven killed in Pakistan shooting

Friday, January 12th 2007, 10:27
related places: Lahore

A senior government lawyer and six others are killed in a gun battle in the Pakistani city of Lahore.
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Nato 'kills 150 Taleban fighters'

Thursday, January 11th 2007, 18:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Up to 150 Taleban militants are killed in a battle near Afghanistan's border with Pakistan, Nato says.
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Cricket: Boucher breaks record

Thursday, January 11th 2007, 16:36
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Wicket-keeper Mark Boucher claims a record 367th career catch as South Africa peg back Pakistan in the first Test.
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Misbah's mother in custody offer

Wednesday, January 10th 2007, 16:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The mother of Misbah Rana has dropped her claim for custody, Pakistan's Supreme Court hears.
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Cricket: Shoaib to miss first Test

Tuesday, January 9th 2007, 17:24
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will not be available for the first Test against South Africa which starts in Centurion on Thursday.
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Pakistan man jailed over NY plot

Monday, January 8th 2007, 23:10

A Pakistani man convicted of plotting to bomb a New York subway station receives a 30-year jail sentence.
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Court order over Pakistan missing

Monday, January 8th 2007, 16:44

A Supreme Court judge in Pakistan orders the government to speed up efforts to find missing people.
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Cricket: Waqar quits Pakistan role

Sunday, January 7th 2007, 12:02
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Waqar Younis resigns as Pakistan bowling coach in protest at only being asked on the South Africa tour for the Tests.
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Pakistan province lifts kite ban

Friday, January 5th 2007, 11:46

Pakistan's Punjab province lifts a ban on kite-flying during the forthcoming Basant spring festival.
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Pakistan pushes border fence plan

Thursday, January 4th 2007, 13:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Pakistan reiterates its intention to fence and mine parts of the troubled border with Afghanistan.
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'Honour attack' on Pakistani man

Wednesday, January 3rd 2007, 18:07

Armed men seriously assault a Pakistani man who married a woman without the consent of her family, police say.
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Asif returns to Pakistan colours

Friday, December 29th 2006, 11:52

Controversial paceman Mohammad Asif has been included in a 17-man Pakistan Test squad.
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Karzai lambasts border mine plan

Thursday, December 28th 2006, 13:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai criticises Pakistan's plans to fence and plant landmines along their border.
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UN criticises Pakistan mine plan

Thursday, December 28th 2006, 3:51
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

UN officials criticise Pakistani plans to build a fence and mine sections of its border with Afghanistan.
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Pakistan plans border minefield

Tuesday, December 26th 2006, 13:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan plans to fence and plant landmines along sections of its border with Afghanistan to stop militants.
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Pakistan airport blast kills one

Tuesday, December 26th 2006, 4:54
related places: Peshawar

A car bomb outside Peshawar airport in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province kills one person, the police says.
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Policeman killed in N Waziristan

Friday, December 22nd 2006, 16:09

A policeman is killed in Pakistan's tribal area, three months after a peace deal with pro-Taleban militants.
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UK 'terror plot' suspect in court

Friday, December 22nd 2006, 13:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man held in connection with an alleged plot to blow up airliners appears in court in Pakistan.
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India, Pakistan in border talks

Friday, December 22nd 2006, 7:40
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan begin talks on a long-running marshlands boundary dispute as part of the peace process.
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Afghanistan 'holds Pakistani spy'

Tuesday, December 19th 2006, 16:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Karzai's office in Afghanistan says a Pakistani spy who worked with al-Qaeda has been arrested.
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Pakistani wedding fire kills 22

Sunday, December 17th 2006, 7:53

At least 22 women and children die after a fire breaks out in a wedding tent in Pakistan, police say.
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'Taleban law' blocked in Pakistan

Friday, December 15th 2006, 15:24

Pakistan's Supreme Court blocks a bill aimed at enforcing Islamic morality in North West Frontier Province.
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UK 'plot' terror charge dropped

Wednesday, December 13th 2006, 17:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Pakistani judge drops terrorism charges against a key suspect in an alleged airline bomb plot in the UK.
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Pakistan 'out to enslave Afghans'

Wednesday, December 13th 2006, 13:18

President Karzai hits out at Pakistan for continuing violence, accusing it of trying to turn Afghans into "slaves".
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Cricket: West Indies win

Wednesday, December 13th 2006, 13:02
related places: Multan

Marlaon Samuels hits an unbeaten 100 as West Indies beat Pakistan by seven wickets in Multan.
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Pakistan deals 'aiding Taleban'

Monday, December 11th 2006, 17:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Violence in Afghanistan has surged because of Pakistan's peace deals with pro-Taleban militants, a report says.
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Pakistan tests ballistic missile

Saturday, December 9th 2006, 13:09

Pakistan says it has successfully test-fired a short-range missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
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Afghans 'running out of patience'

Friday, December 8th 2006, 5:10

President Hamid Karzai says Afghans are running out patience over cross-border violence from Pakistan.
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Pakistan agent held over 'bomb'

Thursday, December 7th 2006, 13:02

A Pakistani intelligence agent accused of planting a bomb in North West Frontier Province is handed to police.
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Cricket: Pakistan edge to victory

Thursday, December 7th 2006, 9:55
related places: Faisalabad

Pakistan beat West Indies by two wickets in the Faisalabad one-day international.
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Pakistan FM on Afghan peace visit

Thursday, December 7th 2006, 9:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's foreign minister begins a visit to Afghanistan for talks aimed at stemming the Taleban insurgency.
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Cricket: ICC criticises Pakistan

Wednesday, December 6th 2006, 12:31

The ICC criticises Pakistan's handling of the doping case involving Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammd Asif.
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Musharraf pushes Kashmir plan

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 17:39
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

President Musharraf suggests Pakistan would give up its claim to Kashmir if India accepts his peace plan.
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Cricket: Pakistan duo win appeal

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 12:13

Pakistan fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have their doping bans overturned.
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Court raps Pakistan over missing

Friday, December 1st 2006, 21:03

Pakistan says it has traced 20 out of 41 missing people whose families allege are being held by spy agencies.
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Cricket: Yousuf leads push

Thursday, November 30th 2006, 12:08

Pakistan's Mohammad Yousuf passes Viv Richards' record of 1,710 runs in a calendar year as the hosts dominate the West Indies.
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Court victory for Misbah's mother

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 14:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Schoolgirl Misbah Rana, also known as Molly, must return to her mother in Scotland, a judge in Pakistan rules.
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Pakistan atom expert is 'unwell'

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 12:18

The family of disgraced Pakistani scientist AQ Khan says he is unwell and needs medical attention.
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Cricket: Pakistan take control

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 12:18

Pakistan lead by 174 after day three of the third Test against West Indies.
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Cricket: Windies battle on

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 10:01

West Indies begin a gritty fight to stay in the third Test after losing six wickets on day two in Karachi.
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Cricket: Pakistan crumble

Monday, November 27th 2006, 13:02
related places: Karachi

Mohammad Yousuf notches up his eighth Test century of the year but otherwise Pakistan struggle on the first day of the final Test against West Indies.
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Death row man talks of freedom

Monday, November 27th 2006, 8:59

A Leeds man released from a Pakistani jail after 18 years on death row speaks out about his experiences.
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Chinese president visits Lahore

Saturday, November 25th 2006, 15:56
related countries: China China
related places: Lahore

President Hu nears the end of his Pakistan trip as the two countries vow to take ties to a "new high".
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China and Pakistan in trade deal

Friday, November 24th 2006, 15:42
related countries: China China, India India

Chinese President Hu Jintao signs a free trade deal with his Pakistani counterpart, Pervez Musharraf.
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Pakistan senate backs rape bill

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 18:43

The upper house of Pakistan's parliament approves a bill amending an Islamic law on rape and adultery.
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Abducted BBC journalist released

Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 18:37

Kidnapped BBC reporter Dilawar Khan Wazir is released a day after going missing in Pakistan.
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BBC in 'abducted' reporter appeal

Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 12:09

The BBC urges the Pakistan government to help find "kidnapped" journalist Dilawar Khan.
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Cricket: Lara builds Windies lead

Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 11:50
related places: Multan

Brian Lara strikes an unbeaten 196 to put the West Indies in a commanding position against Pakistan in Multan.
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Fears for BBC Pakistan reporter

Monday, November 20th 2006, 17:27

A BBC journalist who reports from Pakistan's tribal region goes missing amid fears for his safety.
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Blair meets troops in Afghanistan

Monday, November 20th 2006, 8:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister Tony Blair visits British troops in southern Afghanistan on a flying visit to the country.
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UK and Pakistan forge terror pact

Monday, November 20th 2006, 0:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British and Pakistani leaders agree to strengthen their ties in the fight against terrorism.
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India tests medium range missile

Sunday, November 19th 2006, 10:35
related countries: India India

India successfully tests a medium range nuclear-capable missile, three days after a test by Pakistan.
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Death row Briton freed from jail

Friday, November 17th 2006, 10:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man is released from a Pakistani jail after 18 years on death row for a killing he says was in self defence.
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Islamists debate rape law moves

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 18:55

Pakistan's opposition Islamic alliance threatens countrywide protests over changes to the rape laws.
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Death row man's 'nightmare ends'

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 15:21

The brother of a British man who spent 18 years on death row in Pakistan says the family hope he will be home soon.
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Pakistan tests 'nuclear' missile

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 6:03
related countries: India India

Pakistan successfully tests a nuclear-capable missile, a day after it concludes peace talks with neighbour India.
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Death sentence 'lifted on Briton'

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 5:43

A Briton due to be hanged in Pakistan has had his sentence commuted to life imprisonment, officials say.
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Pakistan votes to amend rape laws

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 17:10

Pakistan's parliament votes to amend strict Sharia laws on rape, amid warnings by religious parties.
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S Asia rivals in anti-terror move

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 13:29
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan agreed to set up a joint panel to share intelligence to help in the fight against terrorism.
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S Asia rivals continue key talks

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 4:18
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

India and Pakistan have begun a second day of talks, the first since train bombings in Mumbai (Bombay) in July.
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Cricket: Pakistan triumph

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 11:50
related places: Lara

Brian Lara makes 122 but Pakistan stroll to victory in the first Test against West Indies.
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'Taleban law' passed in Pakistan

Monday, November 13th 2006, 16:11

Pakistan's North West Frontier Province passes a bill setting up a department to enforce Islamic morality.
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Cricket: Windies face defeat

Monday, November 13th 2006, 11:19
related places: Lahore

West Indies face the prospect of an innings defeat by Pakistan after three days of the Lahore Test.
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