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Pakistan slams US sanctions on Kashmiri militant

Islamabad - Pakistan Tuesday strongly criticised the US decision to impose sanctions on Syed Salahuddin, senior leader of the Kashmiri militant group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Clashes, curfew in Indian Kashmir after rebel leader killed

Srinagar - A civilian was killed after clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday.

Clashes, curfew in Indian Kashmir after rebel leader killed

Srinagar - A civilian was killed after clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday.

Clashes, curfew in Indian Kashmir after rebel leader killed

Srinagar - A civilian was killed after clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday.

Kashmir's brutal stories get cartoon treatment

Srinagar - Through sombre black and white drawings, graphic novelist Malik Sajad tells the brutal story of his native Kashmir in the 1990s, as an armed insurgency against Indian rule reached its bloody peak.

Nine dead in violence across Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - India's security forces suffered a double blow Monday in disputed Kashmir, with five policemen shot dead in a bank raid and two soldiers killed in an attack along the border with Pakistan.

Nine dead in violence across Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - India's security forces suffered a double blow Monday in disputed Kashmir, with five policemen shot dead in a bank raid and two soldiers killed in an attack along the border with Pakistan.

Nine dead in violence across Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - India's security forces suffered a double blow Monday in disputed Kashmir, with five policemen shot dead in a bank raid and two soldiers killed in an attack along the border with Pakistan.

In Indian Kashmir, social media becomes a battleground

Srinagar - An unprecedented ban on Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter in Indian Kashmir has highlighted social media's role in energising an insurgency that has roiled the disputed Himalayan region for decades.

Lives half-lived: The hidden cost of Kashmir conflict

Muzaffarabad - Muhammad Ashraf's eyes fill with tears, overwhelmed by grief and joy all at once, as he recounts being reunited with his family 26 years after they were torn apart by insurgency in disputed Kashmir."My son was 12 years old when we separated.

Girls help preserve Kashmir's Sufi music traditions

Srinagar - When Kashmiri teenager Shabnam Bashir first took up classical Sufi music three years ago, she had to practise singing in secret because all the men in her Muslim family opposed her new passion.

Policeman killed in Kashmir hours after Modi visit

Srinagar - A grenade explosion killed a police officer and injured 10 other security personnel in Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, police said, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the tense region.

Policeman killed in Kashmir hours after Modi visit

Srinagar - A grenade explosion killed a police officer and injured 10 other security personnel in Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, police said, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the tense region.

Policeman killed in Kashmir hours after Modi visit

Srinagar - A grenade explosion killed a police officer and injured 10 other security personnel in Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, police said, hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the tense region.

Seven killed in Indian Kashmir gunbattles

Srinagar - Three soldiers and four suspected militants were killed in separate gunbattles in Indian-administered Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said, marking an uptick in violence in the restive region.

Pakistan thanks India after Kashmiri boy reunited with mother

Muzaffarabad - Pakistan has sent a rare message of thanks to arch-rival India after a five-year-old boy who was taken to India by his father nearly a year ago was reunited with his Pakistani mother.

Pakistan thanks India after Kashmiri boy reunited with mother

Muzaffarabad - Pakistan has sent a rare message of thanks to arch-rival India after a five-year-old boy who was taken to India by his father nearly a year ago was reunited with his Pakistani mother.

Pakistan thanks India after Kashmiri boy reunited with mother

Muzaffarabad - Pakistan has sent a rare message of thanks to arch-rival India after a five-year-old boy who was taken to India by his father nearly a year ago was reunited with his Pakistani mother.

Islamists protest after Pakistan holds Mumbai attacks suspect

Lahore - A militant group held protests in Pakistan's major cities Tuesday after its leader, one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was put under house arrest following years of foreign pressure.

Islamists protest after Pakistan holds Mumbai attacks suspect

Lahore - A militant group held protests in Pakistan's major cities Tuesday after its leader, one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was put under house arrest following years of foreign pressure.

Islamists protest after Pakistan holds Mumbai attacks suspect

Lahore - A militant group held protests in Pakistan's major cities Tuesday after its leader, one of the alleged masterminds of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, was put under house arrest following years of foreign pressure.

Pakistan cracks down on group linked to Mumbai attacks

Lahore - Pakistan's police have placed a firebrand cleric linked to the 2008 Mumbai attacks under house arrest, an AFP reporter saw late Monday, after the government issued a directive following years of pressure to act.

Kashmir struggles to cope with tide of trauma

Srinagar - In a consultation room in a Kashmiri hospital, Parvaiz Ahmed struggles to find the words to describe how his interrogation at the hands of India's security forces seven years ago has left him traumatised.

Rush to build bunkers in Pakistani Kashmir as fears grow

- Residents in Pakistani Kashmir are racing to build underground bunkers for the first time since the 1990s, frightened by what they say is the worst cross-border violence since a ceasefire was agreed in 2003.

Two Indian soldiers killed in attack on army base

Srinagar - Armed militants attacked a major Indian army base near the border with Pakistan early Tuesday, killing two soldiers, police said.

Nine killed in Indian firing on Kashmir bus: Pakistan

Muzaffarabad - At least nine people were killed and seven others wounded in cross-border fire which hit a Pakistani bus in disputed Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said, in the latest deadly skirmish between India and Pakistan.

Militants killed as three-day Indian Kashmir gunbattle ends

Srinagar - A gunbattle which lasted almost three days in Indian Kashmir ended Wednesday with the killing of two militants holed up inside a government building, as the region reels from deadly unrest.
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The latest surge in violence began in June when regular street battles between Kashmiri youths and t...
The latest surge in violence began in June when regular street battles between Kashmiri youths and the Indian security forces intensified. Hundreds of people were injured and more than 100 civilians killed. The Kashmir Valley has seen over 80 days of curfew since the end of June.
Dilnaz Boga
Parveena Ahangar  chairperson of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons  Kashmir.
Parveena Ahangar, chairperson of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons, Kashmir.
The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) office in Hyderpora  Srinagar  Kashmir.
The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) office in Hyderpora, Srinagar, Kashmir.
The coach makes a point to his wards.
The coach makes a point to his wards.
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Filmmaker Ashvin Kumar gestures on location.
Filmmaker Ashvin Kumar gestures on location.
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Anti-India sentiments have reached a feverish pitch in Kashmir Valley.
Anti-India sentiments have reached a feverish pitch in Kashmir Valley.
Dilnaz Boga
Basharat lends a helping hand.
Basharat lends a helping hand.
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