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We have started to collect the most important news related to Pakistan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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'A Pakistan village slowly drowning'

Monday, August 9th 2010, 17:43

Pakistani Marines have been working round the clock to rescue villagers trapped by the region's worst deluge in 80 years.
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'Abducted' Iranian surfaces in US

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 14:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

A nuclear scientist at the centre of a US-Iran abduction row takes refuge in the Iranian section of Pakistan's US embassy.
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'Abuse rife' in tribal Pakistan

Thursday, June 10th 2010, 12:02
related places: Taliban

Millions in tribal Pakistan live in a "human rights-free zone", ignored by the government and ruled by the Taliban, Amnesty says.
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'Air strike' kills 30 in Pakistan

Tuesday, June 19th 2007, 21:25
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

At least 30 people die in an air raid on a Pakistani village near the Afghan border, officials and locals say.
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'Al-Qaeda' claims Pakistan attack

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 9:26
related countries: Denmark Denmark

An Internet posting purportedly by the al-Qaeda says it carried out the bomb attack near the Danish embassy in Pakistan.
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'Al-Qaeda' woman appears in court

Tuesday, August 5th 2008, 23:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A Pakistani woman scientist accused of links to al-Qaeda appears in a US court charged with trying to kill US soldiers.
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'America's war'

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 12:10

Pakistan leader's quandary in battle against militants
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'American' arrested in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 14th 2008, 5:37
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A man thought to be a US citizen is arrested in a tribal area close to the Afghan border, police say.
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'Another US strike' hits Pakistan

Friday, September 12th 2008, 13:53

Five civilians and seven militants are killed in Pakistan in a suspected US missile attack, local officials say.
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'Ban on Bhutto' leaving Pakistan

Tuesday, October 23rd 2007, 16:07
related places: Bhutto

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has been banned from leaving the country, her party says.
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'Bandits killed' in Taleban clash

Wednesday, December 7th 2005, 16:57
related places: Waziristan

At least 15 die as suspected Taleban fighters and bandits clash in North Waziristan in Pakistan, eyewitnesses say.
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'Banish Pakistan trio if guilty'

Sunday, September 5th 2010, 15:46

Pakistan High Commissioner Wajid Shamsul Hasan says the three cricketers accused of spot-fixing should receive life bans from cricket if found guilty.
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'Big business'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK kidnap case lifts lid on Pakistan's murky secret
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'Big business'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK kidnap case lifts lid on Pakistan's murky secret
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'Big business'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK kidnap case lifts lid on Pakistan's murky secret
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'Bin Laden doctor' appeal urged

Monday, May 28th 2012, 17:40
related countries: United States United States

The brother of a Pakistani doctor recently sentenced to 33 years in prison for helping US intelligence calls for an appeal of the verdict.
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'Bin Laden' tape denounces Obama

Wednesday, June 3rd 2009, 17:11
related countries: United States United States

A taped message purportedly by al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden accuses Barack Obama of fuelling hatred of the US in Pakistan.
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'Bin Laden's notes'

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 10:27

BBC 'obtains Osama Bin Laden writings'
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'Blasphemer' attacked in Pakistan

Friday, August 7th 2009, 11:54

An angry crowd in southern Pakistan attacks the house of a woman accused of desecrating the Koran, police say.
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'Bloodbath' hits Pakistani city

Monday, July 25th 2011, 14:51
related places: Karachi

At least 27 people are killed in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi in violence since Saturday, police and hospital sources say.
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'Bomber' killed in Pakistan city

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 5:17

Police in Pakistan say they have killed a suicide bomber after the man failed to detonate his explosives.
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'Bomber' kills Pakistan soldiers

Monday, August 20th 2007, 7:18

At least three soldiers die in an apparent suicide attack in north-western Pakistan, officials say.
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'Briton' being held in Pakistan

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 18:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man describing himself as British has been held illegally in Pakistan since last August, campaigners say.
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'Burka Avenger' fights for Pakistani schools

Friday, July 26th 2013, 14:14

Cartoon superhero 'kicks ass' for girls' schools
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'Cable car only way to deliver food and aid'

Monday, September 13th 2010, 12:03

It is more than a month since much of Pakistan was devastated by the worst floods in 80 years. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool reports from the banks of the Indus river, where he says a cable car system and a helicopter is the only way to get food and aid to
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'CIA bomber' shown vowing revenge

Saturday, January 9th 2010, 17:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Jordan Jordan

Video of a suicide bomber who killed CIA agents in Afghanistan shows him vowing revenge for a Pakistani Taliban chief's death.
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'CIA doctor' faces treason charge

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 17:12
related countries: United States United States

A Pakistani inquiry into the US raid that killed Osama Bin Laden urges treason charges against a doctor accused of working for the CIA.
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'Civilians die' in Pakistan clash

Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 11:27

At least three civilians die in fighting between troops and militants in north-west Pakistan, officials and witnesses say.
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'Civilians die' in Pakistan raid

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 16:49
related places: Khyber

At least 73 civilians died when an army jet bombed a village in Pakistan's tribal region, a local official tells the BBC.
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'Daniel Pearl detainee' is dead

Friday, May 18th 2007, 17:31
related countries: United States United States

A Pakistani man detained over the murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl dies weeks after being released.
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'De-escalation' agreed in Kashmir

Wednesday, January 16th 2013, 16:18
related places: Kashmir

India and Pakistan agree to "de-escalate" military tensions in Kashmir after a spate of deadly shootings in the disputed territory, officials say.
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'Deadly air strike' in Pakistan

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 9:29
related countries: United States United States

A suspected US missile strike in a remote area of north-west Pakistan has killed 13 people, local security officials say.
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'Deal reached' on Pakistan judges

Thursday, May 1st 2008, 14:39

One of Pakistan's ruling coalition leaders says a deal has been reached over how to deal with sacked judges.
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'Democracy deal' for Pakistan

Monday, May 15th 2006, 8:40

Former Pakistani Prime Ministers Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif sign a "charter for democracy".
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'Dozens dead' in Pakistan clashes

Saturday, June 20th 2009, 13:29
related places: Taliban

At least 44 people have died in clashes between troops and Taliban militants in north-west Pakistan, the military says.
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'Dozens dead' in US drone strike

Wednesday, June 24th 2009, 12:22
related countries: United States United States

At least 43 people die in missile strikes by a US drone aircraft in a militant stronghold of Pakistan, a Taliban spokesman tells the BBC.
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'Dozens die' in Pakistan clashes

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 11:44
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

More than 100 pro-Taleban militants die in four days of heavy fighting near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, officials say.
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'Dozens die' in Pakistan fighting

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 15:43

Dozens of Taleban fighters die in clashes with Pakistani forces, the military says - but militants dismiss the claim.
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'Dozens die' in Pakistan fighting

Friday, March 30th 2007, 18:11

At least 52 people are said to have died in clashes between foreign militants and Pakistani tribesmen.
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'Drone attack' kills Taliban wife

Wednesday, August 5th 2009, 12:40
related countries: United States United States

Two missiles suspected to have been fired by a US drone kill a wife of a leading Pakistani militant, relatives tell the BBC.
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'Drone kills eight in Pakistan'

Tuesday, May 12th 2009, 5:17
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Missiles fired by a suspected US drone kill at least eight people in Pakistan, close to the Afghan border, officials say.
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'Drone' kills three in Pakistan

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 4:30
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A US drone attack kills at least three militants in Pakistan's tribal area near the Afghan border, local intelligence officials say.
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'Eight held' over Pakistan alerts

Friday, October 13th 2006, 17:20
related places: Islamabad, Rawalpindi

Pakistan says a total of eight suspects are being held over recent security alerts in Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
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'Exam cheat' cricketer arrested

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 10:56

Pakistan international cricketer Nasir Jamshed is arrested after being accused of cheating in a school exam.
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'Facebook boy' rescued after kidnap

Monday, May 27th 2013, 11:15
related places: Karachi

A 13-year-old boy in the Pakistani city of Karachi is rescued after he was kidnapped by criminals who lured him into a friendship on Facebook, police say.
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'Fake vaccines' in Bin Laden hunt

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 15:18
related places: Abbottabad

The CIA ran a fake vaccination programme in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad to try to get a DNA sample from the family of Osama Bin Laden, media reports say.
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'Fatwa' on electricity thieves in Pakistan

Monday, July 13th 2009, 15:50

Senior Islamic scholars in Pakistan issue a fatwa, or religious decree, declaring the theft of electricity to be a sin.
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'Fifteen die' in Pakistan battle

Tuesday, March 6th 2007, 20:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Fifteen people are killed in clashes between Pakistani tribesmen and foreign militants, officials say.
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'Five killed' in new drone attack

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 16:19

At least five suspected militants are killed in a drone attack in Pakistan, as officials link recent strikes to an alleged al-Qaeda plot to attack Europe.
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'Five killed' in Pakistan attack

Wednesday, November 19th 2008, 13:26
related countries: United States United States

A missile fired by a suspected US drone kills at least five people in north-western Pakistan, officials and locals 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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'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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'Foreign fighters' die in Somalia

Sunday, June 3rd 2007, 13:38
related countries: Somalia Somalia, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Islamists from Britain, Sweden and Pakistan are killed in joint US-Somali operations, Somali officials say.
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'Forty held' in Khyber operation

Wednesday, December 31st 2008, 11:52
related places: Khyber

Pakistani forces arrest 40 people and destroy suspected militant bases and houses in a key offensive in the Khyber Pass.
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'Four held' over Pakistan bombing

Saturday, December 22nd 2007, 14:41
related places: Peshawar

Pakistani police arrest four people in connection with a bombing that killed at least 50 people, local media say.
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'Friendly fire' death in Pakistan

Monday, January 22nd 2007, 16:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Pakistan says US-led coalition forces in Afghanistan have mistakenly killed one of its border soldiers.
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'Heavy fighting' in north Pakistan

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 10:40

Heavy fighting involving artillery and helicopter gunships is taking place in the Pakistani tribal area of North Waziristan, the army says.
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'Heavy fighting' on Afghan border

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 9:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kunar, There

There is heavy fighting between Afghan and Pakistani forces in the eastern Afghan province of Kunar, which borders Pakistan, officials say.
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'Hidden war'

Saturday, October 31st 2009, 11:13

Pakistan army takes on militants in South Waziristan
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'Hired gun'

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 15:42
related countries: United States United States

Why American aid to Pakistan leaves few happy
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'Historic' Pakistan defence move

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 17:16

The Pakistani finance minister reveals defence budget details for the first time in 40 years.
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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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'Honour motive' probe over attack

Wednesday, April 26th 2006, 15:13

Pakistan police seek the parents of a 14-year-old girl who survived being shot in an attempted "honour killing".
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'Horror movie'

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 0:57

Muslim-Christian tensions turn violent in Pakistan
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'House without a door'

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 14:12

Trying to keep security on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border
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'Hundreds held' in Bhutto raids

Thursday, November 8th 2007, 11:10
related places: Bhutto

The party of Pakistan ex-PM Benazir Bhutto says hundreds of its members have been held ahead of a mass rally.
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'Hundreds held' in Pakistan rally

Saturday, May 5th 2007, 16:20

Hundreds are arrested in Pakistan ahead of a rally in support of the ousted chief justice, activists say.
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'Hundreds' held in Swat custody

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 15:31
related places: Swat

Hundreds of militant suspects held by the military in the Pakistani region of Swat remain uncharged, research by the BBC Urdu service reveals.
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'I don't go out'

Monday, December 7th 2009, 10:15

Living in fear in Pakistan's most bombed city
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'I worry for the future of Pakistan'

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 8:44

Shehrbano Taseer: "My father's stance has been misrepresented and misquoted."
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'Illegally held' Pakistanis freed

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007, 8:24

Pakistan's security agencies release three illegally detained men in time to meet a Supreme Court deadline.
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'Insulting' song case in Pakistan

Monday, May 21st 2007, 22:05

One of Pakistan's leading pop singers appears in court over an allegedly insulting song.
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