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Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

22 Mar 2019

ISLAMABAD/KABUL Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Friday while conducting an operation, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.

India welcomes Pakistan's return of captured pilot, as powers urge de-escalation

01 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD Indian military officials said on Thursday they welcomed Pakistan's planned return of a captured pilot, but refused to confirm they would de-escalate a conflict between the two nuclear powers. | Video

WRAPUP 8-India, Pakistan claim to down each other's jets as Kashmir conflict heats up

27 Feb 2019

* Pakistan says it has captured Indian pilots, struck targets

Konflikt zwischen Indien und Pakistan um Kaschmir eskaliert weiter

27 Feb 2019

Islamabad/Neu-Delhi Der Konflikt zwischen den Atommächten Pakistan und Indien um die umstrittene Region Kaschmir eskaliert.

India, Pakistan crank up war of words over Kashmir bombing

22 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI/RAWALPINDI, Pakistan India will use "all instruments at its command" to respond to Pakistan over its alleged role in a deadly bombing in Kashmir, a government minister said on Friday, hours after Islamabad warned it would respond with "full force" if attacked.

India reiterates plan to stop sharing of excess water with Pakistan - minister

21 Feb 2019

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD An Indian government minister reiterated on Thursday the country's plan to restrict the flow of water to Pakistan from its share of rivers, the latest effort by New Delhi to pressure its neighbour after a militant attack in Kashmir.

Saudi visit highlights Pakistan's search for investment

18 Feb 2019

ISLAMABAD The lavish welcome for visiting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Islamabad this weekend could hardly have made more clear Pakistan's dependence on foreign investments to prop up its stumbling economy and plug its depleted reserves.

Explainer: Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based militants, at heart of tension with India

15 Feb 2019

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI A Pakistan-based militant group, Jaish-e-Mohammad, has taken responsibility for the deadliest attack on security forces in Indian Kashmir in 30 years of insurgency, ratcheting up tension between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbors.

Explainer - Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based militants, at heart of tension with India

15 Feb 2019

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI A Pakistan-based militant group, Jaish-e-Mohammad, has taken responsibility for the deadliest attack on security forces in Indian Kashmir in 30 years of insurgency, ratcheting up tension between the nuclear-armed South Asian neighbours.

Pakistani PM Khan meets IMF head, bailout talks to continue

10 Feb 2019

ISLAMABAD International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde used a meeting on Sunday with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to reiterate calls for reforms to its struggling economy, but there was no sign of agreement on a bailout package.

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Israel, Hamas trade blows as Gaza tensions simmer

Gaza militants fired rockets into southern Israel and Israeli aircraft carried out strikes in the Hamas-ruled territory overnight Tuesday, though the level of violence appeared to abate after Palestinians said a ceasefire had been reached.