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Pakistan and India trade barbs after rare UN Kashmir talks (16.08.2019)

Envoys from nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan have traded barbs outside the United Nations Security Council chamber, after members met behind closed doors for rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir.

Imran Khan says Pakistan will 'teach India a lesson' (14.08.2019)

Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has threatened to “teach Delhi a lesson” and vowed to fight until the end against any Indian violations in disputed Kashmir.

International efforts crucial to navigating volatility in Kashmir (13.08.2019)

[…] With India-Pakistan tensions on the rise, there is a legitimate fear that any major terrorist attack in India could lead to a fresh round of military strikes by India in Pakistan, and a matching response by Pakistan. This spiral could lead to an escalation that both countries may find difficult...

Kashmir dispute: UN 'deeply concerned' over restrictions (08.08.2019)

The UN has said the latest restrictions imposed on Indian-administered Kashmir are deeply concerning and "will exacerbate the human rights situation". A UN spokesperson highlighted a telecommunications ban, the arbitrary detention of leaders and a ban on political assembly. The region has been on...

Pakistan's Khan calls for international intervention over Kashmir (06.08.2019)

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says his government will challenge an Indian move to change the constitutional status of India-administered Kashmir at the United Nations Security Council, urging the international community to intervene in the crisis or risk regional destabilisation.

Trump offers to mediate Kashmir dispute between India, Pakistan (22.07.2019)

U.S. President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long dispute between India and Pakistan over the region of Kashmir. … Pakistan has long sought U.S. mediation in the Kashmir dispute, but the United States has previously said the issue must be solved bilaterally between India and...

Kashmir’s decade-high death toll a ‘warning sign’ (11.06.2019)

Mounting rights abuses and political disengagement could push more young people towards militancy in Indian-administered Kashmir, residents warn, following some of the deadliest violence the troubled region has seen in a decade.

Islamic State claims ‘province’ in India for first time after clash in Kashmir (13.05.2019)

Islamic State (IS) claimed for the first time that it has established a “province” in India, after a clash between militants and security forces in the contested Kashmir region killed a militant with alleged ties to the group.

India elections: why are Kashmiris not voting? (30.04.2019)

The fourth phase of Indian elections has seen a low turnout in parts of Kashmir after separatist groups called for a boycott. Experts say the voting trend shows people's disillusionment with the political process.

India suspends cross-border trade in Kashmir (19.04.2019)

In yet another signal of the downward spiral in ties between archrivals India and Pakistan, New Delhi has suspended cross-border trade in the divided region of Kashmir, saying it is being misused to smuggle weapons, narcotics and fake currency.