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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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Three 'militants' die in Kashmir

Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 6:35
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir

Police in India-administered Kashmir say they have killed three militants belonging to a Pakistan-based group.
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England set for tense final day

Monday, August 7th 2006, 17:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andrew Strauss hits 116 as England make 345, leaving Pakistan chasing 323 to win the third Test at Headingley.
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Pakistan nuclear report disputed

Monday, August 7th 2006, 11:11
related countries: United States United States

US and Pakistan dispute a recent report by a monitoring institute which says Pakistan is building a new nuclear reactor.
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Cricket: Pakistan take slim lead

Sunday, August 6th 2006, 17:06

Pakistan have a 20-run lead over England after day three of the third Test thanks to a stand of 363 by Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan.
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Pakistan bridge collapse kills 40

Sunday, August 6th 2006, 8:22

Forty people die as a crowded bridge collapses amid heavy rains in north-western Pakistan.
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India and Pakistan in expulsions

Saturday, August 5th 2006, 15:47
related countries: India India

India and Pakistan expel diplomats from each other's country, heightening tensions between the two rivals.
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Cricket: England on top

Friday, August 4th 2006, 17:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen hits his fifth Test century to guide England to 347-6 on day one of the Headingley Test against Pakistan.
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Many dead in Pakistan landslides

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 16:40

At least 18 people die in landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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India PM apologises to Jehangir

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 16:36
related countries: India India

The Indian prime minister apologises to the prominent Pakistani human rights activist, Asma Jehangir for "inconvenient" security checks.
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Live: England v Pakistan

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 14:55

England's openers get off to a flyer in the third Test against Pakistan at Headingley.
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Dress code for quake aid workers

Thursday, August 3rd 2006, 8:31
related places: Mansehra

The Pakistani town of Mansehra draws up guidelines for aid workers helping to deal with last year's earthquake.
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Saarc defers free trade dispute

Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 13:39
related countries: India India

South Asian foreign ministers agree to defer a dispute between India and Pakistan over a regional free trade agreement.
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India, Pakistan in peace pledge

Tuesday, August 1st 2006, 4:59
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai, Top

Top officials of India and Pakistan meet for the first time since the Mumbai blasts and pledge to pursue peace.
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Cricket: England in command

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 17:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Steve Harmison takes 6-19 as England bowl out Pakistan for 119 and reply with 168-2 on day one at Old Trafford.
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Live: England v Pakistan

Thursday, July 27th 2006, 8:43

Steve Harmison strikes twice for England early on day one of the second Test.
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Pakistan 'building new reactor'

Monday, July 24th 2006, 13:25

Satellite images appear to show a powerful new nuclear reactor being built in Pakistan, a report says.
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Quake victims struck by landslide

Monday, July 24th 2006, 10:21
related places: Kashmir

Twelve people are killed in a landslide in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, the authorities say.
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Venezuelan dies on 'Killer' peak

Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 16:04
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

The body of Latin American mountaineer Jose Antonio Delgado is found on Pakistan's Nanga Parbat.
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India arrest Pakistani fishermen

Saturday, July 22nd 2006, 8:08
related countries: India India

Six Pakistani fishermen are arrested by police in Sir Creek, off the coast of the Indian state of Gujarat.
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Musharraf warns on 'blame game'

Thursday, July 20th 2006, 18:47
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf says India should not blame Pakistan for bombings in Mumbai.
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Musharraf pushes for peace talks

Wednesday, July 19th 2006, 6:24
related countries: India India

Pakistan's President Musharraf says delaying talks with India would be playing into the hands of terrorists.
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Pakistan arrests Taleban suspects

Tuesday, July 18th 2006, 10:23

Pakistani police arrest more than 50 suspected Taleban militants in the province of Balochistan.
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Pakistan criticises talks delay

Monday, July 17th 2006, 16:35
related countries: India India

Pakistan's foreign minister calls the postponement of peace talks with India a "negative development".
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Cricket: Pakistan hold on for draw

Monday, July 17th 2006, 16:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq makes an unbeaten fifty as Pakistan draw the first Test with England at Lord's.
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Mumbai blasts stalls peace talks

Saturday, July 15th 2006, 16:58
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Peace talks between India and Pakistan appear to have stalled following the blasts on Mumbai trains.
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Cricket: England on top

Friday, July 14th 2006, 17:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Collingwood hits a career-best 186 before England take three Pakistan wickets on day two at Lord's.
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India warns Pakistan over terror

Friday, July 14th 2006, 16:49
related countries: India India

Indian PM Singh says Pakistan must curb terrorism for peace talks to continue after the Mumbai blasts.
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Karachi blast kills Shia leader

Friday, July 14th 2006, 14:00
related places: Karachi

A leading Shia cleric, Allama Hassan Turabi, dies in a suicide bomb attack in Karachi, southern Pakistan.
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Monsoon rains kill 18 in Pakistan

Friday, July 14th 2006, 12:28

At least 18 people are reported killed by heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan's Punjab province.
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Musharraf pledges help on Mumbai

Thursday, July 13th 2006, 23:09
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf offers India support in its investigation into the Mumbai train bombings.
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Thursday, July 13th 2006, 8:57
related countries: India India
related places: Mumbai

Pakistan's foreign minister reacts angrily to suggestions his country is linked to the deadly train bombings in India.
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Paceman Asif forced to miss Test

Wednesday, July 12th 2006, 15:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The injured Mohammad Asif misses out for Pakistan in Thursday's first Test at Lord's.
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Quake-hit Kashmir goes to polls

Tuesday, July 11th 2006, 9:28
related places: Kashmir

Voters in Pakistani-administered Kashmir are going to the polls to elect a new legislative assembly.
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Pakistan and US in security talks

Monday, July 10th 2006, 23:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Pakistan's foreign minister gives the US what he calls concrete proposals for improved Afghan border security.
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Tendulkar fails to stop Pakistan

Monday, July 10th 2006, 20:08

Pakistan beat an International XI by six wickets in a rain-hit 10-over charity match at The Oval.
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'No survivors' in Pakistan crash

Monday, July 10th 2006, 11:25

A passenger plane crashes near the Pakistani city of Multan killing all 45 people on board, officials say.
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Stay expires for death row Briton

Monday, July 10th 2006, 7:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A one-month stay of execution expires for a British man on death row in Pakistan.
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Pakistan kills '21 Baloch rebels'

Sunday, July 9th 2006, 12:23

Pakistani troops backed by helicopter gunships kill at least 21 tribal rebels in Balochistan, officials say.
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Pakistan kills '25 Baloch rebels'

Wednesday, July 5th 2006, 20:39

A raid by security forces in Balochistan province kills at least 25 tribal militants, Pakistan officials say.
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Pakistan soldiers killed in blast

Monday, July 3rd 2006, 15:50

At least six Pakistani soldiers are killed in a bomb blast in North West Frontier Province, the army says.
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