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In this handout photograph taken and released by Pakistan’s Prime Minister House (PMH) on February 18, 2019, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan (2L) and Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa (R) walk along with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (2R) on his departure the Nur Khan Pakistan Air Force (PAF) base in Islamabad. – Pakistan was set to confer its highest civilian honour on the Saudi Crown Prince on February 18, a day after he signed investment deals worth $20 billion in the cash-strapped country — his first stop on a high-profile Asian tour. (Photo by HANDOUT / Pakistan’s Prime Minister House / AFP) /

Imran Khan: Pakistan ‘ready to talk’ on Kashmir, warns India against attack

Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals soared.
Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan taking the oath as a Member of Parliament. AFP

Imran Khan: India’s allegations against Pakistan ‘without any evidence’

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday India "leveled allegations against Pakistan without any evidence" after New Delhi accused Pakistani spy agency of involvement in last week's deadly attack on security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir.
In this handout photograph taken on February 17, 2019 and released by Pakistan’s Press Information Department (PID), Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan (R) and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) smile as they look at their delegation members during a signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad. – Pakistan was set to confer its highest civilian honour on the Saudi Crown Prince on February 18, a day after he signed investment deals worth $20 billion in the cash-strapped country — his first stop on a high-profile Asian tour. (Photo by HANDOUT / PID / AFP) /

Saudi vows to ‘de-escalate’ India-Pakistan tensions after Kashmir attack

Saudi Arabia vowed to “de-escalate” rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to travel from Islamabad to New Delhi.
At least 42 people died in the attack, the deadliest in Kashmir in more than two decades [AFP]

India warns Pakistan of a ‘strong response’ for Kashmir attack

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a "strong response" one day after at least 42 troops were killed in Kashmir, with New Delhi calling for "the complete isolation of Pakistan" for harbouring the armed group behind the devastating attack.
An Indian police officer fires tear smoke shell on Kashmiri protesters on December 17 [Mukhtar Khan-AP]

Indian troops kill six rebels in Kashmir

Six rebels were killed in a gunfight in Arampora village of Tral in the southern part of Indian-administered Kashmir as India continues to intensify its operations in the disputed region.

Militants kill four police in Kashmir

Suspected rebels attacked a police post in Indian-administered Kashmir Tuesday killing four officers, police said, two days after soldiers killed two teenage rebels in the restive territory.

13 killed as passenger bus falls down gorge in India

Thirteen people were killed on Saturday when a passenger bus fell 70 metres (230 feet) down a gorge in southern Indian-administered Kashmir, police said.
The number of deaths in violence in Indian-administered Kashmir had dropped to 99 in 2012 but has since been climbing [Danish Ismail-Reuters]

Indian troops kill 6 in Kashmir as death toll hits record high

Indian troops have killed six separatist fighters in a gun battle in the disputed region of Kashmir, according to the army, taking the death toll for the year to the highest in nearly a decade.
Indian police said leftover explosives were responsible for a blast in Kashmir that killed at least five civilians Sunday as they protested against government forces shooting dead three alleged militants.

Blast kills five civilians at scene of shootout in Kashmir

Indian police said "leftover explosives" were responsible for a blast in Kashmir that killed at least five civilians Sunday as they protested against government forces shooting dead three alleged militants.

Three police abducted, killed by militants

The bodies of three policemen abducted by militants were recovered in Indian-administered Kashmir on Friday, police said, as tensions mount ahead of local civic polls.

Family members of six policemen kidnapped by militants

Militants have kidnapped family members of six policemen in India-administered Kashmir have been kidnapped by militants, official sources said on Friday.
In this handout photograph released by political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on July 26, 2018, Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan, and head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) party, addresses the nation at his residence in Islamabad a day after general election. Pakistan cricket hero turned politician Imran Khan claimed victory on July 26 in the country's tense general election marred by allegations of "blatant" rigging by rival parties. A visibly tired Khan cut a conciliatory tone in a wide-ranging address to the nation following a controversial contest hit by accusations from major political parties of poll rigging and long delays in still unreleased official results. / AFP PHOTO / PTI / HANDOUT /

Pakistan’s Imran Khan wins vote but no majority

Cricket hero Imran Khan has swept to an emphatic victory in a Pakistan election criticised by foreign observers Friday, but without a majority he will need to enter a coalition to take power in the nuclear-armed country.

18 men rape 11-year-old for several months

18 men have been arrested for raping an 11-year-old school girl for several months in an apartment complex in the eastern Indian city of Chennai.

Bollywood star Chopra apologises over ‘Quantico’ Hindu terror plot

Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra apologised Sunday after a furore over a US TV series that showed her uncovering a terror plot hatched by Indian Hindu nationalists.

Third Indian teen raped, burned alive in a week

A third teenage girl has been raped and burned alive in a week in India, the latest brutal sexual assault to shock the country.

Police: India teen fights for life after being raped, set on fire

An Indian girl is battling for her life after allegedly being raped and set ablaze in the eastern state of Jharkhand, police said, days after another teenager was burned to death in the same state.

India puts 13 states on high storm alert for next 48 hours

India on Monday put as many as 13 of its states and two central government-territories on high storm alert for the next 48 hours.

Girl raped and burned to death in India

A 16-year-old girl has been raped and burned to death in India in the latest case of sexual violence to hit the country.

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