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India's Modi trumpets Kashmir move, but local support is scarce

15 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR, India/ISLAMABAD Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi trumpeted his abolition of Kashmir's special status in an Independence Day speech on Thursday, but there was little sign that he had won over people in the region's biggest city - and a deadly border clash with Pakistan added to tensions. | Video

Pakistan observes 'Black Day' over Kashmir with march by militant group

15 Aug 2019

MUZAFFARABAD/ISLAMABAD Pakistan observed a 'Black Day' on Thursday to coincide with India's Independence Day celebrations, as one of the main militant groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir led a protest through Pakistan's part of the disputed region.

Pakistan PM accuses India of planning military action in Kashmir

14 Aug 2019

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used an address celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday to accuse India of planning military action in the disputed Kashmir region that has long been a flashpoint between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir - top court judge

13 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests.

India needs time to restore order in Kashmir -top court judge

13 Aug 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD, Aug 13 Indian authorities need more time to restore order in Kashmir, a Supreme Court justice said on Tuesday as a security clampdown entered a ninth day since New Delhi revoked the region's special status, triggering protests.

Pakistan cuts last remaining transport link to India over Kashmir dispute

10 Aug 2019

ISLAMABAD/LAHORE Pakistan said on Saturday it had cancelled a bus linking Lahore with India's capital New Delhi, the last remaining public transport link between the neighbours divided by a dispute over the Kashmir region.

Protests across Pakistan over India's 'illegal' move in contested Kashmir

05 Aug 2019

ISLAMABAD/MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan Protests were held across Pakistan on Monday as the government said it strongly condemned India's constitutional changes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir claimed by both countries.

Protests across Pakistan over India's 'illegal' move in contested Kashmir

05 Aug 2019

ISLAMABAD/MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan Protests were held across Pakistan on Monday as the government said it strongly condemned India's constitutional changes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir claimed by both countries.

Protests across Pakistan over India's 'illegal' move in contested Kashmir

05 Aug 2019

ISLAMABAD/MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan Protests were held across Pakistan on Monday as the government said it strongly condemned India's constitutional changes in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir claimed by both countries.

Kashmir turmoil rises as India restricts movement, regional leaders fear arrest

05 Aug 2019

SRINAGAR/ISLAMABAD The disputed region of Kashmir was thrown into further turmoil in the early hours of Monday as regional leaders said they feared being arrested and Indian officials imposed restrictions in the city of Srinagar and suspended mobile data services in parts of the state.

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