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PM Khan on the sidelines of the UN

"I can't say anything right now more than this, except that we are trying and mediating," Khan told reporters on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. (Production: Aleksandra Michalska)

Eight dead, 100 hurt in 5.8 magnitude Pakistan quake

The quake struck 14 miles (23 km) north of Jhelum, Pakistan at a relatively shallow depth of 10 km, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). A girl was reported killed and close to 50 people were injured in...

India denounces ‘rhetoric of false allegations’, after Pakistan warns of genocide in Kashmir

Though Pakistan wasn't directly named, the critics and accusations came after Pakistan told the forum earlier in the day that India's military presence in the disputed Muslim-majority territory of Kashmir raised the spectre of genocide. India and Pakistan both rule...

Pakistan warns of “genocide” in Kashmir

India revoked the autonomy of the disputed region, home to 8 million people and a flashpoint for the nuclear-armed neighbours, on Aug. 5. India and Pakistan both rule parts of Kashmir while claiming it in full. They have fought two...

Tens of thousands of Pakistanis hold anti-India demonstration over Kashmir

The Pakistani national anthem and an anthem for Kashmir played across television and radio, while traffic came to a standstill, traffic lights were switched off and trains stopped, as part of Prime Minister Imran Khan's campaign to draw global...

France presses India, Pakistan for dialogue over Kashmir

At a joint news conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Macron added that he would reach out to the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in the coming days to discuss the matter. Macron and Modi met at the gilded...

India’s Kashmir wakes up to another day of lockdown

Telephone and internet links were cut and public assembly banned in Kashmir just before New Delhi removed the decades-old autonomy the Muslim majority territory enjoyed under the Indian constitution. The Indian government has said the measures were aimed at...

Kashmir schools remain shut as Indian government reimposes curbs

Despite vows to reopen schools and government offices by Monday, Indian authorities reinstated restrictions on movement in parts of Srinagar on Sunday (August 18) after overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured. "How do we send...

Payal Rohatgi Slams Sonam Kapoor Over Controversial Statement About Kashmir

Social media is buzzing with “Ban Sonam Kapoor” hash tag because “Neerja” actress opened up a whole new controversial and heated debate about “Kashmir” and recently abolished “Section 370”. In a recent interview, Sonam Kapoor expressed her views on the...

‘We don’t need international busybodies’ in Kashmir – Indian ambassador

The U.N. Security Council met at the request of China and Pakistan after India removed the decades-old autonomy the Muslim majority territory of Jammu and Kashmir enjoyed under the Indian constitution. While the Security Council did not issue a statement,...
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