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  1. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan recovers 12 bodies buried under landslides

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 07:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Islamabad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Islamabad At least 12 people have been killed, including eight Pakistani soldiers, and nine people are missing after being hit by landslides in the mountainous Kashmir region, officials said on Saturday. A military rescue operation swung into action after heavy snows on Friday triggered two landslides at a remote outpost in the Kel area ...

  2. News - Asia - KASHMIR

    Indian troops accused of killing Pakistani soldier in Kashmir border clash

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 02:02pm by Reuters in Islamabad

    ... Reuters in Islamabad A Pakistani soldier was killed and another injured in a gunfight between Indian and Pakistani troops in Kashmir on Sunday, a disputed incident that could heighten tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours after a period of rapprochement. The Pakistani army said Indian troops had raided their Sawan Patra checkpost in Kashmir, a hotly contested area both ...

  3. Signs of India-Pakistan reconciliation in sight

    Posted Aug 15th 2007, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... four times, the last a high-altitude border war in 1999 on the desolate mountain-tops of Kashmir. Separatist Kashmiri Muslim insurgents armed by Islamabad have also been fighting Indian ... to increase trade to US$10 billion by 2010 and to rationalise trade and investment policies. But the most remarkable example of the nascent spirit of give and take between New Delhi and Islamabad ...

  4. Mystic's life highlights fool's world of fundamentalism

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... A Pakistani play encapsulates growing opposition to extremist violence in the name of religion, says Maseeh Rahman Perched on a marble step at Islamabad's grand mosque, the student ... aimed at ending years of hostility and violence, especially over their rival claims to Kashmir, where Islamabad-backed Muslim insurgents have been battling Indian security forces. ...

  5. The Kashmir barriers come down

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... in the interests of improved economic ties. Similarly, when Mr Hu visited Pakistan, the receptions were marked by an outpouring of admiration unprecedented in Islamabad, irking some ambassadors from ...

  6. Accepting the reality of Kashmir

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... between India and Pakistan, given that Dr Singh's government in New Delhi has just won a fresh and clear mandate, and the government in Islamabad has belatedly realised that Pakistan has ...

  7. Kashmir's Pandits face further exile or a return to ghettoes

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mark Williams

    ... is building,' he says angrily. 'It would be like living in a zoo.' The fighting in Kashmir continues, despite a 19-month-old peace process between New Delhi and Islamabad, with militants, ...



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