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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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Karachi protests over power cuts

Friday, June 30th 2006, 16:35
related places: Karachi

Frequent power cuts during a heat wave bring violent protests to Pakistan's biggest city, Karachi.
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India peeved over prisoner swap

Friday, June 30th 2006, 16:05
related countries: India India

India accuses Pakistan of reneging on a deal to free 240 Indian fishermen from its jails in a prisoner swap.
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Bush backs F-16 sale to Pakistan

Thursday, June 29th 2006, 23:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Congress

The US president asks Congress to approve selling up to 36 new F-16 jets to Pakistan.
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Jail for Denmark 'honour' killing

Thursday, June 29th 2006, 9:03
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: A

A court in Denmark jails a Pakistani man for life for ordering the murder of his 18-year-old daughter.
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Rape case four hanged in Pakistan

Thursday, June 29th 2006, 8:58

Four Muslim men are hanged in Pakistan after being convicted of gang-raping a Christian girl at gunpoint.
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Pakistan rejects Rice poll advice

Thursday, June 29th 2006, 8:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Rice

Pakistan rejects "outside" advice after US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice calls for "free" elections in 2007.
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Court halts five child marriages

Wednesday, June 28th 2006, 16:49

Pakistan's top constitutional court intervenes to stop the arranged marriages of five minor girls.
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US seeks Pakistan-Afghan teamwork

Tuesday, June 27th 2006, 23:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Condoleezza Rice urges Pakistan to work more closely with Afghanistan in "the war on terror".
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'Suicide attack' on Pakistan army

Monday, June 26th 2006, 15:27

A suicide car bomber kills at least six Pakistani soldiers in the tribal region of North Waziristan, officials say.
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Gunmen shoot dead tribal 'bandit'

Monday, June 26th 2006, 11:42

Unidentified gunmen kill a suspected bandit in Pakistan's tribal region of North Waziristan, authorities say.
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'Suicide attack' on Pakistan army

Monday, June 26th 2006, 11:31

A suspected suicide car bomber kills at least six Pakistani soldiers in North Waziristan, officials say.
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'Taleban truce' in tribal region

Sunday, June 25th 2006, 16:35

Militants in North Waziristan tell the BBC they have called a month-long ceasefire with Pakistani troops.
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Gunman kills Pakistani judge

Sunday, June 25th 2006, 11:50
related places: Gilgit

A gunman kills an anti-terrorism court judge in the northern Pakistani city of Gilgit, police say.
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'Progress' in anti-Taleban talks

Friday, June 23rd 2006, 16:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Progress has been made in talks with Pakistan on tackling Taleban violence, the Afghan foreign minister says.
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'Policemen killed' in Waziristan

Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 7:34

Three policemen are shot dead in Pakistan's tribal area of North Waziristan, the authorities say.
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Pakistan journalist found killed

Friday, June 16th 2006, 15:41

A Pakistani journalist who reported the death of an alleged al-Qaeda commander is shot dead, officials say.
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Top Karachi jail official killed

Thursday, June 15th 2006, 12:32
related places: Karachi

Gunmen kill five people in the Pakistani city of Karachi, including a senior prison official, police say.
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'Five rebels' killed in Pakistan

Wednesday, June 14th 2006, 5:54

Pakistani security forces say they have killed five suspected militants in the province of Balochistan.
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Sikh pilgrims enter Pakistan city

Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 5:59
related countries: India India

Thousands of Sikhs from India head to Pakistan to mark the 400th death anniversary of a religious leader.
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New Kashmir quake bodies found

Monday, June 12th 2006, 17:49
related places: Kashmir

Bodies of 13 victims of the quake that hit Kashmir last October are recovered from a van buried under mud in Pakistan.
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Musharraf vote 'before elections'

Monday, June 12th 2006, 16:50

Pakistan's ruling party says it plans to re-elect President Musharraf before general elections next year.
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'Five' die in Pakistan explosion

Monday, June 12th 2006, 8:17
related places: Quetta

At least five people are killed and 17 wounded in a bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Quetta, police say.
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Gunmen leave tribal town

Sunday, June 11th 2006, 17:02

The authorities in north-western Pakistan say they have regained control of a tribal town which had been occupied by a local militia.
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Pakistan busts 'major heroin lab'

Sunday, June 11th 2006, 16:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistani authorities say they have destroyed a major heroin-producing facility near the Afghan border.
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Balochistan gas pipeline blown up

Saturday, June 10th 2006, 6:53

An explosion in a main gas pipeline in Pakistan's troubled Balochistan province affects supplies, officials say.
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Pakistan strikes 'militant camp'

Saturday, June 10th 2006, 5:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistani forces attack a militant hideout near the Afghan border, killing at least 15 guerrillas, the military says.
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SA deportee 'went to Pakistan'

Friday, June 9th 2006, 10:38
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The South African government says a Pakistani man missing since being deported in 2005 was taken to Pakistan.
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SA pressed on missing Pakistani

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 9:34
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Laywers for a Pakistani man who disappeared in South Africa fear he may be a victim of rendition.
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Pakistan 'faces pollution crisis'

Monday, June 5th 2006, 10:33

Air pollution in Pakistan's major cities is among the highest in the world, economic planners warn.
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Pakistan bans Da Vinci Code film

Sunday, June 4th 2006, 10:15

Pakistan bans The Da Vinci Code film, branded as blasphemous by the country's culture minister.
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Pakistani attack suspect 'held'

Friday, June 2nd 2006, 15:22
related places: Quetta

Police in the Pakistani city of Quetta say that they have arrested a man suspected of sectarian violence.
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'Troops die' in Waziristan bomb

Friday, June 2nd 2006, 10:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four Pakistani soldiers are killed during a suicide bomb attack in North Waziristan, officials say.
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Cuba inmates to be 'freed'

Thursday, June 1st 2006, 13:21
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan says that that the US has agreed to release eight more Pakistani nationals detained at Guantanamo Bay.
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Three dead in Waziristan attacks

Sunday, May 28th 2006, 14:11

Two soldiers are killed at a checkpoint, and a tribal elder is shot dead in Pakistan's troubled border region.
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Quetta rocket attack kills woman

Sunday, May 28th 2006, 11:04
related places: Quetta

A woman dies as a rocket hits a house in the Pakistan city of Quetta, in an attack claimed by local militants.
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Pakistan SMS blasphemy arrest

Friday, May 26th 2006, 15:58

A Pakistani Christian is arrested for sending blasphemous text messages to Muslims, police say.
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Explosives seized in Karachi raid

Friday, May 26th 2006, 15:24
related places: Karachi

A large quantity of explosives are seized by Pakistani police during a dawn raid in Karachi, reports say.
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