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Kashmir under curfew, phones blocked to pre-empt protest

Indian-controlled Kashmir imposed a curfew on Friday and blocked mobile phone services to stop people from gathering in the streets and stage violent protests over the killing of a young militant commander by security forces. At l

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11 killed in clashes over militant's death in Kashmir

At least 11 protesters died as crowds angered by the killing of a separatist militant clashed with armed police in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday, torching buildings and blocking streets, security officials said.

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India-Pakistan talks collapse before they start

The collapse of planned peace talks between India and Pakistan hours before they were to start on Sunday has raised questions about the arch-rivals' willingness to overcome mutual mistrust, built since their separation almost seven decades a

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Bahraini students missing in Kashmir 'located'

Two Bahraini students who have been missing in the flooded state of Kashmir since Sunday (September 7) are believed to have been located. Families of students Adel Ali Ahmed Mahdi Altaitoon, 24, and Hussain Mahdi Ebrahim, 23, lodg

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Militants kill 8 in Kashmir ahead of talks

Militants dressed in Indian army uniforms killed eight people in attacks on an Indian police station and army base near the Pakistan border on Thursday, triggering calls to cancel talks between the rival nations' leaders at the weekend.

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No 'business as usual' with Pakistan: India PM

  Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday there could be no "business as usual" with Pakistan after a clash last week along the line dividing the arch-rivals in Kashmir in which two Indian soldiers were kil

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Indian, Pakistan soldiers to hold talks on attacks

Military officials from India and Pakistan will hold talks on Monday at the Line of Control, which divides disputed Kashmir, in a bid to defuse tensions after a series of deadly attacks in the region, Indian army officials said. F

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India accuses Pakistan of killing soldiers

India accused old enemy Pakistan of sending troops across the heavily militarised line dividing the disputed region of Kashmir on Tuesday, and said two of its soldiers were killed and one wounded in a gunfight. The body of one of

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Over 100 Pakistani soldiers trapped in avalanche

An avalanche buried over 100 Pakistani soldiers near the Siachen glacier on the border with India on Saturday, the army spokesman said, adding that casualties were expected. Several Pakistani television channels reported earlier that about

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11 killed in Kashmir protests

At least 11 people were killed on Monday in anti-government and Quran demonstrations across Indian Kashmir, police said, in the biggest single death toll from protests in the disputed region in years. This includes seven people killed when

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