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Dozens killed in Pakistan clashes

Sunday, March 5th 2006, 15:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistani troops kill 46 pro-Taleban militants in clashes near the Afghan border, after a second day of fighting.
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Bush U-turn on Iranian pipeline

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 15:35
related countries: India India, Iran Iran, United States United States

President George W Bush says the US no longer opposes a gas pipeline from Iran to India via Pakistan.
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Bush praises Pakistan terror role

Saturday, March 4th 2006, 14:57

US President George W Bush hails Pakistan's part in the war on terror as he concludes a trip to the country.
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Pakistan blocks blogs on cartoons

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 17:39

Pakistan telecom authorities block several websites inviting people to draw cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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Shops close for Pakistan strike

Friday, March 3rd 2006, 12:43

Shops in the cities of Pakistan's Punjab close on Friday during a strike in protest at cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.
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Pakistan bomb kills US diplomat

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 16:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Karachi

A suicide bomber kills a US diplomat and two other people in Karachi two days before President Bush visits Pakistan.
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Pakistan raid toll 'climbs to 45'

Thursday, March 2nd 2006, 13:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Pakistan says its forces have killed 45 militants, most of them foreigners, in a raid near the Afghan border.
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Musharraf seeks Bush Kashmir role

Wednesday, March 1st 2006, 2:26
related places: Kashmir

Pakistan's president tells the BBC he wants President Bush to throw his weight behind solving the Kashmir dispute.
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Cricket: Shoaib to undergo op

Monday, February 27th 2006, 9:42
related countries: Australia Australia

Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will undergo surgery on both knees in Australia on Tuesday.
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Bush visit to urge Kashmir peace

Monday, February 27th 2006, 1:40
related countries: India India, United States United States
related places: Kashmir

US President Bush says he will call for a resolution over Kashmir on visits to India and Pakistan this week.
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Pakistan police break up protests

Sunday, February 26th 2006, 12:41
related places: Muhammad

Police in Pakistan use force to disperse a rally against the Muhammad cartoons seen as a challenge to the authorities.
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Death penalty for 11 in Pakistan

Tuesday, February 21st 2006, 15:37

A Pakistani court sentences 11 militants to death for an attempt to kill a general which left 11 people dead.
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Islamic groups plan more protests

Monday, February 20th 2006, 16:38

Pakistan's main Islamic alliance says there will be no let up in protests against the Prophet Muhammad cartoons.
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Pakistanis defy cartoon rally ban

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 17:49
related places: Islamabad, Muhammad

Pakistani police use tear gas to disperse people defying a ban on protests over the Muhammad cartoons.
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Pakistan head starts China visit

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 17:30
related countries: China China

Pakistan's President Musharraf prepares to meet China's President Hu on Monday for key bilateral talks.
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Kabul robbers hold up bank car

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 13:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A Pakistan bank operating in Kabul falls victim to a car hijacking in the Afghan capital, raising security fears.
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Pakistan test-fires new missile

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 13:25
related countries: China China

Pakistan tests the new short-range Haft-II Abdali missile, as President Musharraf starts a visit to China.
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India end one-day series in style

Sunday, February 19th 2006, 12:34
related countries: India India

Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Dhoni lead India to an eight-wicket win over Pakistan in the final one-day international.
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Four hurt in Pakistan cartoon row

Saturday, February 18th 2006, 12:14
related places: Muhammad

Four people are injured in Pakistan when police open fire during protests over the Muhammad cartoons.
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Saturday, February 18th 2006, 10:20
related countries: India India

A second rail link between India and Pakistan reopens 40 years after it was suspended because of hostilities.
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Denmark closes Pakistan embassy

Friday, February 17th 2006, 20:52
related countries: Denmark Denmark
related places: Muhammad

Denmark closes its embassy in Pakistan after violent protests in the country over the Muhammad cartoon row.
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Pakistan arrests over cartoons

Friday, February 17th 2006, 16:53

Pakistan arrests a radical leader and more than 100 others to stop protests over the Muhammad cartoons.
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Kabul gives Pakistan Taleban list

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 16:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghanistan hands Pakistan a list of 150 Taleban suspects living in Pakistan.
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Cricket: India beat Pakistan

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 12:42
related countries: India India

A five-wicket win for India over Pakistan takes them to an unassailable 3-1 lead in the one-day series.
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Fresh Pakistan cartoon protests

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 11:18

Several thousand people in southern Karachi city have protested over Western cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad.
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Pakistani gas pipeline blown up

Thursday, February 16th 2006, 6:48

A gas pipeline is blown up in Pakistan's restive southern province of Balochistan, disrupting supplies.
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Karzai in Pakistan terror talks

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 19:08
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Afghan President Hamid Karzai begins a visit to Pakistan, which is expected to focus on combating militancy.
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China workers killed in Pakistan

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 18:49
related countries: China China

Three Chinese engineers are shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan's remote province of Balochistan.
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Pakistan cartoon violence spreads

Wednesday, February 15th 2006, 18:17

Three more die in Pakistan as unrest spreads over Western cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad.
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Two die in Pakistan cartoon clash

Tuesday, February 14th 2006, 20:54

Two Pakistanis are shot dead in unrest over cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad, officials say.
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Pakistanis rampage over cartoons

Monday, February 13th 2006, 16:19

Pakistani police fire tear gas at crowds demonstrating against cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad.
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Cricket: India hit form to win

Monday, February 13th 2006, 14:03
related places: Lahore

Pakistan finish on 288-8 in the one-day international in Lahore.
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Freed Pakistan doctor shot dead

Monday, February 13th 2006, 13:38
related places: Lahore

A Pakistani doctor who had been held on suspicion of al-Qaeda links is shot dead in Lahore, police say.
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Cricket fans cause border chaos

Sunday, February 12th 2006, 18:42
related countries: India India
related places: Wagah

Indian riot police restore order after about 3,000 cricket fans cause chaos at the Wagah border crossing with Pakistan.
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Pakistanis 'killed in US strike'

Sunday, February 12th 2006, 17:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Two nomad women were killed by suspected US artillery fire from Afghanistan, Pakistani officials say.
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Musharraf confirms 'al-Qaeda' hit

Saturday, February 11th 2006, 15:12
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's president says "a close relative" of al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri died in a US air strike last month.
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Peace returns to Pakistani town

Saturday, February 11th 2006, 13:25
related places: Hangu

Calm returns to the north-west Pakistani town of Hangu after two days of violent clashes that left 40 dead.
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Pakistan clashes claim more lives

Friday, February 10th 2006, 18:03

More people are killed in renewed Shia-Sunni violence in Pakistan a day after more than 30 people died.
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Worshippers die in Pakistan blast

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 20:51

At least 27 die in a suspected suicide attack and in subsequent violence at a Shia Muslim procession in Pakistan.
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Dravid rejects Inzamam criticism

Thursday, February 9th 2006, 9:35
related countries: India India

India's Rahul Dravid rejects criticism that he violated the spirit of the game in Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq's dismissal.
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Extra vigil follows Koran riots

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 13:18
related places: Lahore

Extra soldiers are deployed in the Pakistani city of Lahore a day after protests over reports of Koran desecrations.
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Blast at Pakistan nuclear centre

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 8:24

The Pakistani military says a technician has been killed in an explosion at the country's main nuclear facility.
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Australian loses terrorism appeal

Wednesday, February 8th 2006, 6:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian accused of training with militants in Pakistan has lost an appeal to have his charges dropped.
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Cricket: Pakistan win in Peshawar

Monday, February 6th 2006, 12:44
related countries: India India
related places: Peshawar

Pakistan beat India by seven runs in the opening one-day international in Peshawar.
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India fire destroys quake relief

Monday, February 6th 2006, 10:24
related countries: India India

A fire at a railway warehouse in northern India destroys millions of dollars of relief goods meant for Pakistan.
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Pakistan bus explosion kills 13

Sunday, February 5th 2006, 20:14

At least 13 people die in a bomb explosion on a bus in Pakistan's south-western Balochistan province.
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Pakistani gas pipeline blown up

Saturday, February 4th 2006, 11:18

Tribesmen attack a gas pipeline and an army base in Pakistan's Balochistan province, officials say.
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Musharraf in cartoon condemnation

Friday, February 3rd 2006, 12:06

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf strongly condemns the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet.
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Cricket: Pakistan stun India

Wednesday, February 1st 2006, 11:38
related countries: India India
related places: Karachi

Pakistan beat India by 341 runs in Karachi for their first Test series win over their neighbours since 1987.
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Pakistan pile on misery for India

Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 12:45
related countries: India India

Pakistan amass a second-innings lead of 518 after ending day three of the final Test against India on 511-5.
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Zawahiri video blasts US strike

Monday, January 30th 2006, 22:04
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahiri taunts the US about an air raid in Pakistan which failed to kill him.
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Cricket: Pakistan open gap

Monday, January 30th 2006, 12:35
related countries: India India
related places: Karachi

Pakistan's new opening pair shares a century stand to take a 180-run lead over India on day two of the third Test.
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'Sabotage' caused Pakistan crash

Monday, January 30th 2006, 8:22

Pakistani authorities say they suspect Sunday's train crash was the result of sabotage.
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Three die in Pakistan train crash

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 22:50

At least three people are killed and dozens injured after a Pakistani passenger train derails, officials say.
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Cricket: Pakistan end day on top

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 12:37
related countries: India India

India end day one of the final Test on 74-4 after Kamran Akmal's 113 and Irfan Pathan's hat-trick in Pakistan's 245.
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Pakistani women race peacefully

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 12:34
related places: Lahore

Hundreds of women take part in races in the Pakistani city of Lahore, despite threats from Islamic activists.
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Tight security at Lahore marathon

Sunday, January 29th 2006, 5:33
related places: Lahore

Some 6,000 police are being deployed in Pakistan's city of Lahore to stop Islamists disrupting a mixed-sex race.
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Pakistan seeks arrest of Bhutto

Thursday, January 26th 2006, 16:14
related places: Bhutto

Interpol issues notices for the arrest of ex-Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto and her husband, Asif Ali Zardari.
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Cricket: India bat out draw

Wednesday, January 25th 2006, 12:11
related countries: India India
related places: Faisalabad

India and Pakistan still have all to play for after the second Test ends in a high-scoring draw in Faisalabad.
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Pakistan to show Bollywood film

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 12:41
related countries: India India

A Bollywood film is set to be screened in Pakistan, despite a decades-long ban on Indian films.
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Cricket: India out of danger

Monday, January 23rd 2006, 12:24
related countries: India India

Mahendra Dhoni hits a maiden Test century as India close day three of the second Test against Pakistan on 441-5.
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Many 'die' in Balochistan clashes

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 13:05

At least 16 people are feared dead in fighting between Pakistani soldiers and militiamen in the Balochistan province.
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Cricket: India chase tough total

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 12:14
related countries: India India

India reach 110-1 replying to Pakistan's 588 in the second Test after tons by Shahid Afridi and Inzamam-ul-Haq.
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Earthquake aid helicopter missing

Sunday, January 22nd 2006, 8:46

A Red Cross helicopter helping with earthquake relief in Pakistan goes missing.
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Cricket: Pakistan eye huge total

Saturday, January 21st 2006, 12:09
related countries: India India

Four batsmen hit half-centuries as Pakistan set about building another big score against India in the second Test.
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Friday, January 20th 2006, 10:43

India and Pakistan launch a new bus service which links divided Punjab for the first time since partition.
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Pakistan probes 'al-Qaeda' deaths

Thursday, January 19th 2006, 9:46
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan says it is trying to establish the identity of a number of foreign militants reported killed in a US air strike.
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Nuclear foes skirt Kashmir issue

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 18:07
related countries: India India
related places: Kashmir, Top

India and Pakistan reaffirm their commitment to peace, but make no apparent progress on Kashmir.
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Pakistan confirms militant deaths

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 8:02
related countries: United States United States

Pakistani officials say for the first time that five foreign militants died in last week's US air strike on a village.
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UN resumes Pakistan aid flights

Wednesday, January 18th 2006, 7:26

The UN resumes aid flights to Pakistan's earthquake-hit areas after weather improves.
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Pakistan warns US over air strike

Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 23:54
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan's PM says he cannot accept actions like the recent US air strike on a village that killed at least 18 people.
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US defends Pakistan terror drive

Monday, January 16th 2006, 16:08
related countries: United States United States

The US defends its tactics against al-Qaeda amid protests in Pakistan over an apparent US missile strike.
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Cricket: India near batting record

Monday, January 16th 2006, 11:19
related countries: India India

India's Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid close in on a world record in the first Test against Pakistan.
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Bad light holds up Indian reply

Sunday, January 15th 2006, 6:07
related countries: India India
related places: Lahore

Play is under way after bad light delays the start of play between Pakistan and India in Lahore.
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'Zawahiri' strike sparks protest

Saturday, January 14th 2006, 16:50
related countries: United States United States

Pakistan protests to the US after a missile attack targeting al-Qaeda's deputy leader kills 18 people.
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Zawahiri 'not hit by US missile'

Saturday, January 14th 2006, 13:59
related countries: United States United States

Al-Qaeda's deputy leader was not in a Pakistani village hit in an apparent missile attack, officials say.
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Pakistan raid 'targets al-Qaeda'

Saturday, January 14th 2006, 10:49
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An airstrike by US forces on a village in Pakistan may have targeted al-Qaeda's deputy leader, reports say.
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