21 Aug 2019

Fresh Kashmir border clashes leave several dead

More than two weeks after the Indian government stripped Kashmir of its autonomous status and revoked a ban on property purchases by non-residents, tensions in the disputed region continue to escalate. On Tuesday, several people were killed in clashes between Indian and Pakistani border forces, although both countries provided conflicting

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05 Aug 2019

India scraps special status for Kashmir in step Pakistan calls illegal

As part of its effort to integrate the predominantly Muslim region of Kashmir with the rest of India, the Indian government on Monday stripped the region of its autonomous status and revoked a ban on property purchases by non-residents. The decision is bound to escalate tensions with neighboring Pakistan over

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08 Apr 2019

Pakistan says it has intelligence of new Indian attack this month

Tensions between India and Pakistan have flared up again, with Pakistan claiming to have “reliable intelligence” indicating that India plans to attack the country between April 16 and 20. Pakistan says it has informed the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), namely the US, Russia, China,

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02 Apr 2019

Pakistan, India trade fire in disputed Kashmir: 7 people die

After a month of relative calm, tensions between India and Pakistan escalated again this week, with both countries exchanging fire in Kashmir, a region divided between the countries, but fully claimed by both. The two countries blamed each other for once again breaking the fragile ceasefire, as a result of

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04 Mar 2019

Crisis may be easing, but nuclear threat still hangs over India and Pakistan

While tensions between Indian and Pakistan have somewhat decreased since last week, this does not mean the Kashmir crisis is over. In fact, the threat of war between the two nuclear powers remains very real. On Friday, Pakistan released an Indian pilot it captured earlier last week, after the pilot

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27 Feb 2019

Pakistan says it shot down two Indian jets as Kashmir border crisis deepens

Tensions between India and Pakistan have escalated further on Wednesday as Pakistan’s air force allegedly downed two Indian fighter jets over Kashmir, a region divided between the countries, but fully claimed by both. Pakistan also said it arrested one of the Indian pilots and even distributed video footage of the

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26 Feb 2019

India Claims Airstrikes in Pakistan After Deadly Kashmir Attack

The Indian military on Tuesday launched airstrikes on Pakistani territory as tensions between the countries keep on rising. The already sour relations between the two countries have recently taken a turn for the worse after a suicide attack in Kashmir killed 42 members of India’s Central Reserve Police Force were

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25 Feb 2019

5 dead in Kashmir, shops stage boycott of crackdown by India

Amidst rising tensions in Kashmir, a Sunday gunbattle between Indian government forces and local rebels resulted in the death of an Indian soldier, an Indian police officer and 3 rebels. Since a recent suicide attack in Kashmir carried out by a member of Pakistan-based terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) killed 42 members

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