Indian lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that strips the statehood from the Indian-administered portion of Muslim-majority Kashmir amid an indefinite security lockdown in the disputed Himalayan territory, actions that neighboring Pakistan warned could lead to war.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he could win the war in Afghanistan in a week, but that he doesn’t want to kill millions of people and wipe Afghanistan “off the face of the earth.” He’s trying…
By Ishtiaq Mahsud, Associated Press
A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed a total of nine…
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump denied he tried to have special counsel Robert Mueller fired. Though the Mueller report says Trump asked former White House counsel Don McGahn to get rid of Mueller, Trump tweeted that he “never…
By Abdul Sattar, Associated Press
No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Sunni militant groups have claimed similar bombings in the past against Shiites, whom they view as apostates deserving of death.
By Chitralekha Zutshi, The Conversation
Kashmir is a multi-ethnic region with several internal subregions, whose inhabitants have distinct political goals.
By Roshan Mughal, Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press
Indian and Pakistani soldiers have again targeted each other’s posts and villages along their volatile frontier in disputed Kashmir, killing at least six civilians and two Pakistani troops, officials said Saturday.
In our Friday news wrap, Somali forces battled al-Shabab militants in Mogadishu, killing the attackers to end a siege that left 29 civilians dead. Also, Otto Warmbier's parents rebuked President Trump for not holding North Korean leader Kim Jong Un…
By Zaheer Babar, Associated Press
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was returned to India on Friday amid a dramatic escalation with Pakistan over the disputed region of Kashmir.
By Munir Ahmed, Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
World powers have called on India and Pakistan to de-escalate the tensions gripping the contested region since a Feb. 14 suicide bombing killed over 40 Indian paramilitary troops in Indian-controlled Kashmir.
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