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Cricket: Inzamam banned

Thursday, September 28th 2006, 11:52

Inzamam-ul-Haq is cleared of ball-tampering but banned for four one-day internationals for bringing the game into disrepute.
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Bush seeks truce in leaders' spat

Thursday, September 28th 2006, 10:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US president appeals to the Afghan and Pakistani leaders to put aside their differences to fight terrorism.
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Cricket: Inzamam awaits verdict

Thursday, September 28th 2006, 9:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq is expected to learn his fate at about 1500 BST after his disciplinary hearing at The Oval.
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Pakistan agrees $43bn project

Thursday, September 28th 2006, 6:06

Pakistan's government gives the go-ahead to a Dubai firm for a $43bn property development.
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Musharraf defends his spy service

Thursday, September 28th 2006, 0:31

Pakistan's president rejects claims that his intelligence service has indirectly helped the Taleban and al-Qaeda.
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Karzai meets Bush amid tensions

Tuesday, September 26th 2006, 22:55
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

President Bush meets Afghan President Karzai, dismissing reported tensions between him and Pakistan's leader.
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Musharraf book launched in US

Tuesday, September 26th 2006, 2:45
related countries: United States United States

President Pervez Musharraf launches his memoirs in the US a day after rumours of a coup gripped Pakistan.
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Musharraf plot sentences upheld

Monday, September 25th 2006, 13:38

Pakistan's Supreme Court upholds the death sentences of 12 people convicted of plotting to kill President Pervez Musharraf.
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Bush 'unaware' of Pakistan threat

Friday, September 22nd 2006, 21:18
related countries: United States United States

President Bush says he was "taken aback" by reports that the US threatened to bomb Pakistan in 2001.
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US 'threatened to bomb' Pakistan

Friday, September 22nd 2006, 8:50
related countries: United States United States

The US threatened to bomb Pakistan unless it joined the fight against al-Qaeda, says President Pervez Musharraf.
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Pakistan clerics say Pope must go

Friday, September 22nd 2006, 4:37

Radical Muslim clerics and scholars in Pakistan demand the Pope's removal for what they call insults against Islam.
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Pakistan criticises Afghan action

Thursday, September 21st 2006, 5:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan's president criticises Afghanistan for not doing enough to fight Taleban militants on their border.
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Rally condemns Pakistan killing

Monday, September 18th 2006, 19:33
related places: Quetta

An alliance of opposition parties in the Pakistani province of Balochistan holds a rally in Quetta.
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South Asia rivals to resume talks

Saturday, September 16th 2006, 20:13
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan announce they will start peace talks again and work together to tackle terrorism in the region.
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Asian migrants arrive at Tenerife

Friday, September 15th 2006, 16:19
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Almost 200 migrants believed to be from Pakistan and Sri Lanka reach the Canary Islands by boat.
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Journalist shot dead in Pakistan

Friday, September 15th 2006, 9:20

Unidentified gunmen on a motorbike shoot dead a local journalist in north-west Pakistan, the authorities say.
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Balochistan peace dialogue urged

Thursday, September 14th 2006, 15:39

An influential think-tank urges Pakistan to stop fighting nationalists in the province of Balochistan.
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Pakistan delays rape reform plans

Wednesday, September 13th 2006, 14:48

Pakistan's government bows to pressure and delays presenting a bill to reform controversial rape laws.
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Musharraf seeks Indian PM talks

Monday, September 11th 2006, 20:55
related countries: India India

The President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, says that he wants substantive talks with the Indian PM later this week.
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Cricket: England tie Pakistan

Sunday, September 10th 2006, 15:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sajid Mahmood takes two wickets and hits a vital 22 as England beat Pakistan to draw the one-day series 2-2.
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4th ODI as it happened

Friday, September 8th 2006, 20:51

England win the fourth one-day international against Pakistan by eight wickets.
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England ease to win over Pakistan

Friday, September 8th 2006, 20:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ian Bell hits 86 and Andrew Strauss 78 as England beat Pakistan by eight wickets in the fourth one-dayer.
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Police pledge in girl custody row

Friday, September 8th 2006, 9:05

Officers in Pakistan say they will not intervene in a custody battle involving a 12-year-old amid fears of deportation.
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Balochistan bombing 'kills four'

Friday, September 8th 2006, 9:00

A bomb explosion in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province kills at least four people, police say.
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Cricket: Inzamam hearing set

Thursday, September 7th 2006, 10:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The hearing into the controversial Oval Test between England and Pakistan will take place on 27 and 28 September.
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Death row man pleads for his life

Thursday, September 7th 2006, 5:43

A Leeds man facing the death sentence in Pakistan pleads to Tony Blair to help him and thanks his campaigners.
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Pakistan urges joint terror fight

Wednesday, September 6th 2006, 16:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

Pakistan and Afghanistan must fight terrorism together, Pakistan's president says on a key visit to Kabul.
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Pakistan denies Bin Laden 'gaffe'

Wednesday, September 6th 2006, 14:02

Pakistan's chief army spokesman insists government forces will arrest Osama Bin Laden if they find him.
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Cricket: ICC considers ball tests

Wednesday, September 6th 2006, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The ICC considers forensic tests on the ball used in the controversial Oval Test between England and Pakistan.
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Court order in schoolgirl wrangle

Wednesday, September 6th 2006, 8:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Scottish schoolgirl at the centre of a custody battle is subject to an interim order in Pakistan.
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Cricket: Younis helps Pakistan win

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 21:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan stutter late on before beating England at the Rose Bowl thanks to Younis Khan's century.
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Pakistan 'Taleban' in peace deal

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 15:58

Pakistan's government signs a peace deal with pro-Taleban tribal militants operating on the Afghan border.
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Live: England v Pakistan

Tuesday, September 5th 2006, 13:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan make an early breakthrough against England at the Rose Bowl.
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Cricket: Pakistan beat England

Saturday, September 2nd 2006, 17:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Shoaib Akhtar takes four wickets as Pakistan beat England by seven wickets in the second one-dayer.
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S Asian pilgrims shot in Iraq

Saturday, September 2nd 2006, 14:56
related countries: India India, Iraq Iraq

Gunman ambush and kill 14 pilgrims from Pakistan and India on their way to a Shia Muslim shrine in Iraq.
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'Missing' girl wanted to leave UK

Friday, September 1st 2006, 15:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Missing UK schoolgirl Molly Campbell claims she was not forced to leave her home to go to Pakistan.
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Lonely burial for Baloch leader

Friday, September 1st 2006, 10:43
related places: Baloch

Pakistani officials say tribal chief Akbar Bugti is buried without family present after his death in a military raid.
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Baloch rebel chief's body found

Thursday, August 31st 2006, 21:35

Soldiers in Pakistan unearth the body of rebel tribal leader Nawab Akbar Bugti from his cave hideout, the army says.
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Baloch rebel chief's body 'found'

Thursday, August 31st 2006, 11:37
related places: Baloch

Pakistan's army says it has found the body of tribal leader Akbar Bugti, five days after the assault on his cave.
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Quake-damaged building falls

Thursday, August 31st 2006, 7:31

A building damaged in last year's earthquake in Pakistan collapse, killing two people, officials say.
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Cricket: Eng v Pak rained off

Wednesday, August 30th 2006, 20:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff, Rain

Rain in Cardiff means there is no result with Pakistan on top against England in the first one-day international.
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First ODI as it happened

Wednesday, August 30th 2006, 20:38

Rain forces the first one-dayer between England and Pakistan in Cardiff to be abandoned.
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Baloch protesters blockade roads

Wednesday, August 30th 2006, 9:55

Protesters sever key road links in Pakistan in more unrest over the army's killing of tribal leader Akbar Bugti.
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Headless bodies found in Pakistan

Wednesday, August 30th 2006, 7:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The bodies of two men are found in north-west Pakistan, with notes alleging they spied for the Afghan government.
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Cricket: Umpire inquiry demand

Tuesday, August 29th 2006, 9:36

The Pakistan Cricket Board calls for an inquiry into umpire Darrell Hair's conduct following the controversial Oval Test match.
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Cricket: Pakistan ease to victory

Monday, August 28th 2006, 13:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Pakistan clinch a comfortable win as they successfully chase England's 144-7 in the Twenty20 international.
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UK seeks Pakistan extradition

Monday, August 28th 2006, 12:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Briton held in Pakistan over the alleged airline terror plot faces extradition to the UK over a murder four years ago.
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Strike over killing of Pakistan rebel

Monday, August 28th 2006, 11:58

A strike is held in Pakistan's Balochistan province in protest at the killing of tribal leader Nawab Akbar Bugti.
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Unrest after Pakistan rebel death

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 16:23

More than 450 people are arrested in Pakistan as protests follow the killing of a key rebel leader.
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Cricket: England set for Pakistan

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 13:24

England captain Andrew Strauss wants to leave controversy behind when they face Pakistan in Monday's Twenty20 game.
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Pakistan says key rebel is dead

Sunday, August 27th 2006, 5:26

Tribal rebel leader Nawab Akbar Bugti has been killed in a battle in Balochistan province, Pakistan says.
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Team vindicated, Pakistanis say

Saturday, August 26th 2006, 8:59

Pakistanis believe their cricket team are innocent of cheating amid controversy over umpire Darrell Hair's resignation offer.
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England accept Pakistan pledge

Saturday, August 26th 2006, 6:50

England accept Pakistan's "unequivocal" commitment to play the one-day series will go ahead as scheduled.
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Cricket: Windies wait in wings

Friday, August 25th 2006, 9:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

West Indies are ready to play a best of five one-day series against England if Pakistan pull out, the BBC understands.
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Aziz denies corrupt steel deals

Thursday, August 24th 2006, 13:11

Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz dismisses claims linking him to corrupt steel privatisation deals.
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Cricket: Pakistan to play on

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 21:20

Pakistan's one-day series in England will take place as planned after captain Inzamam-ul-Haq's disciplinary hearing is postponed.
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Police hold 'insane' train thief

Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 17:16

Pakistani police detain a man accused of stealing a train engine and nearly crashing it into a packed train.
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Umpire Hair denies anti-Asia bias

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 14:52
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian umpire Darrell Hair maintains he was correct to penalise Pakistan and award the fourth Test to England.
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Pakistan atom expert has cancer

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 14:44

Disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan has prostate cancer, says the Pakistan government.
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Cricket: Pakistan captain defiant

Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 6:49

Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq says he has no regrets despite a charge of bringing the game into disrepute.
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Pakistan anger over cricket chaos

Monday, August 21st 2006, 14:35

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf gives his support to the national cricket team caught up in umpiring row.
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Cricket: Pakistan captain charged

Monday, August 21st 2006, 14:32

Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam-ul-Haq is charged with bringing the game into disrepute after forfeiting The Oval Test.
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Test abandoned after ball dispute

Sunday, August 20th 2006, 21:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Top

Pakistan forfeit the Fourth Test cricket match against England following a ball-tampering dispute.
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Day four: how the controversy unfolded

Sunday, August 20th 2006, 12:44

Play on day four is abandoned after Pakistan are accused of tampering with the ball during the fourth Test.
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Fourth Test: day three as it happened

Saturday, August 19th 2006, 18:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England reach 78-1 when bad light stops play against Pakistan in the Oval Test.
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England face Oval survival battle

Saturday, August 19th 2006, 18:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England end day three of the fourth Test on 78-1, still 253 behind Pakistan.
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Yousuf century makes England pay

Friday, August 18th 2006, 17:45

Mohammad Yousuf steers Pakistan to 336-3 at stumps on day two of the Oval Test, leading England by 163.
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UK terror plot police in Pakistan

Friday, August 18th 2006, 17:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK police investigating the alleged airline bomb plot arrive in Pakistan to liaise with local authorities, officials say.
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Fourth Test: day two as it happened

Friday, August 18th 2006, 15:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bad light stops play for the day as Pakistan build a big lead over England on day two of the Oval Test.
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Pakistan rains 'kill at least 15'

Friday, August 18th 2006, 9:53
related places: Karachi

At least 15 people die in storms and heavy rains in the Pakistani city of Karachi, officials say.
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Cricket: England on the rack

Thursday, August 17th 2006, 18:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England are bowled out for 173 on day one at The Oval, before Pakistan reply with a healthy 96-1.
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Russian climbers go missing on K2

Wednesday, August 16th 2006, 15:57
related countries: Russia Russia

Four Russian mountaineers go missing in Pakistan on the world's second highest mountain, K2.
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India PM plea on 'terror attacks'

Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 4:56
related countries: India India

India's prime minister calls on Pakistan to take steps to prevent "terror attacks" being launched from its territory.
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Pakistan 'vital in war on terror'

Monday, August 14th 2006, 18:09

The Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz says the country's future rests on defeating terrorism.
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Pakistan arrests in UK bomb plot

Friday, August 11th 2006, 20:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Pakistan has named one of two British men arrested over an alleged UK plot to blow up planes to the US.
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Pakistan arrests militant suspect

Thursday, August 10th 2006, 9:53

The Pakistani authorities place the former head of an Islamic militant group, suspected of having terror links, under house arrest.
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Cricket: England triumph

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 13:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England bowl out Pakistan for 155 to win the third Test by 167 runs and take a winning 2-0 lead in the series.
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