South Asia


UN calls for Kashmir inquiry into alleged human rights abuses (14.06.2018)

Indian security forces allegedly killed civilians, while Pakistan is accused of quashing peaceful dissent. The UN wants to launch an investigation into abuses by both countries in the disputed territory.

Pakistani military says 'no space for war' with India (05.06.2018)

Pakistan's military urges neighbouring India to respect ceasefire commitment in disputed region of Kashmir.

India, Pakistan trade fire In Kashmir (03.06.2018)

India and Pakistan exchanged fire across the Line of Control (LoC) that divides the disputed region of Kashmir, Indian officials say, days after the two neighbors agreed to uphold a 2003 cease-fire agreement.

Pakistan, India agree to observe 2003 cease-fire accord (30.05.2018)

India and Pakistan have agreed to uphold a 2003 cease-fire agreement in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, ending months of back-and-forth clashes that have left dozens of people dead.

Tensions soar between India, Pakistan along Kashmir frontier (23.05.2018)

Tensions soared Wednesday along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival soldiers shelled dozens of villages and border posts for a sixth straight day.

Kashmir violence: at least 20 killed in clashes (02.04.2018)

At least 20 civilians, rebels and soldiers have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir during the deadliest anti-government protests and fighting so far this year.

Protests rock Kashmir after deadly shooting by Indian troops (05.03.2018)

More than a dozen protests erupted across Kashmir on Monday, with government forces firing tear gas and demonstrators hurling rocks as tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of the disputed Himalayan region after soldiers killed four civilians and two suspected militants.

Kashmir's chief minister urges dialogue with Pakistan (21.02.2018)

Chief minister of Indian-administered Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has urged dialogue with Pakistan after a spate of deadly attacks on army installations in recent months.

Kashmir border violence kills at least five (20.01.2018)

At least four civilians and one soldier were killed in cross-border fire along the disputed frontier in Kashmir, according to Pakistani and Indian officials. … India and Pakistan regularly accuse one another of violating a 2003 cease-fire accord. Cross-border fire frequently results in the deaths...

Is India getting serious about dialogue in Kashmir? (30.10.2017)

Complications abound, but it now appears that the Indian government may at least have a plan.