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News, analyses and pictures from the conflict-ridden region at the heart of more than 70 years of animosity between nuclear powers India and Pakistan.

Indian troops kill militants, triggering clashes across Kashmir

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SRINAGAR, India Indian troops killed four militants in gun battles in Kashmir on Wednesday, including the commander of the biggest separatist group fighting New Delhi, a police official said, triggering clashes across the disputed region that left dozens injured.

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Police in Kashmir target journalists for alleged 'fake news'

21 Apr 2020

SRINAGAR, India Police in Indian-administered Kashmir are investigating two journalists for allegedly spreading "fake news," authorities said on Monday, as a months-long security crackdown in the Muslim-majority state persists.

Pakistan summons Indian official to protest at cross-border shelling

13 Apr 2020

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Monday summoned an Indian official to protest over cross-border shelling from its neighbour that it said had killed a child and wounded four civilians.

Explainer

A man rows his boat in the waters of the Dal lake on a cold winter morning in Srinagar February 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Scenic Kashmir at the heart of India-Pakistani animosity

The scenic mountain region is divided between India, which rules the populous Kashmir Valley and the Hindu-dominated region around Jammu city, Pakistan, which controls a wedge of territory in the west, and China, which holds a thinly populated high-altitude area in the north.   Full Article 

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Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti speaks during an interview with Reuters at her residence in Srinagar March 8, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Q&A: Mehbooba Mufti on the crackdown in Kashmir and its impact

Kashmiri politician Mehbooba Mufti has urged India to start a dialogue with Pakistan and separatists in Kashmir to defuse tensions raised by February's attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama that was claimed by the Jaish-e-Mohammad, a Pakistan-based militant group.  Read