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India-China border: Troops clash in Sikkim — local media

Indian and Chinese troops clashed in the northern Sikkim border region on January 20, Indian media reported on Monday. The skirmish left soldiers injured on both sides, Indian military officials were...

Pakistan says test-fire of medium-range missile a success

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Wednesday successfully test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of 2,750 kilometers (about 1,700 miles), the military said. In a s...

Kashmir: Militants target non-locals amid tensions over land laws

It seemed like any other cold December evening at the sleepy market of Sarai Bala in Jammu and Kashmir's capital, Srinagar, when Satpal Nischal was killed by militants. Most of the shopkeepers had...

AP Photos: Snow fills Kashmir resort with tourists again

GULMARG, India (AP) — Snow lies knee-deep in the pastoral town of Gulmarg, or “meadow of flowers,” on Indian-controlled Kashmir's high plateau. With its blanket of white, the idylli...

Pakistan PM angry over reports TV anchor knew about strike

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister reacted angrily Monday to media reports of a text exchange between an Indian TV anchor and a former media industry executive that suggests a 2019 Indian airs...

Pakistani military says Indian fire kills soldier in Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military said Indian troops opened fire across the border in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir on Thursday, killing a Pakistani soldier, the latest in c...

Refugees stuck in hopeless situation at EU border in Bosnia

Raheel Zafar, 25, from Karachi in Pakistan, says he's already tried to walk from Bosnia-Herzegovina to Croatia six times, through the forest and across the mountains. He was stopped each time by t...

Pakistani court sentences militant leader to 5 years in jail

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Friday convicted and sentenced a senior militant leader to five years in jail in a case of terror financing, the country's counter-terrorism department in ...

Pakistan jails militant linked to Mumbai attacks over terrorism financing

Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, accused by India and the US of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was handed three concurrent 5-year jail terms in Lahore Friday for terror financing, according to court docu...

In Kashmir, empty grave for teenager killed by Indian forces

BELLOW, India (AP) — On a recent chilly winter day in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Mushtaq Ahmed shoveled the earth, laboriously digging a grave for his teenage son. There was, however, no body to be lo...

AP Photos: Indian army patrols border with rival Pakistan

JAMMU, India (AP) — From sandbagged Indian army bunkers dug deep into the Pir Panjal mountains in the Himalayas, villages on the Pakistan-controlled side of Kashmir appear precariously close, on the o...

Kashmiri activists rally in Pakistan, demand referendum

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Kashmiri activists rallied in Pakistan's capital Tuesday to urge the United Nations to ensure Kashmir's right to self-determination under a decades-old resolution on the dis...

Family asks for help in release of Kashmir separatist leader

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The family of a prominent separatist leader from disputed Kashmir who is being held in an Indian jail for alleged anti-state activities appealed Monday to the United Nations for help ...

Pakistan arrests alleged Mumbai attacks leader on terror financing charges

Pakistan on Saturday arrested an alleged leader of the militant group that orchestrated the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks in India. An official from Pakistan's counterterrorism authority, Shakil Ahm...

Indian troops kill 3 in Kashmir; families deny militant ties

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police in Indian-controlled Kashmir said Wednesday that government forces killed three suspected militants in a gunfight in the disputed region’s main city, but families of the ...