Latest Kashmir News

Pakistan's prime minister talks Kashmir, floods at UN

Sep. 23, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif appealed for a peaceful end to the dispute over Kashmir and deplored regional instability, invoking the perennial themes of Pakistan's U.N. addresses after dedicating the first half of his speech Friday to the ravages of recent floods. ...

Regional fights take stage at UN where Ukraine has dominated

Sep. 23, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two of the world’s most persistent conflicts punctuated debate at the United Nations on Friday, as the annual gathering of world leaders deviated from the dominating issue of the war in Ukraine. Addressing hostilities thousands of miles apart and sharing...

The AP Interview: Pakistani leader details flood devastation

Sep. 23, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Flooding likely worsened by climate change has submerged one-third of Pakistan's territory and left 33 million of its people scrambling to survive, according to Pakistan's prime minister, who says he came to the United Nations this year to tell the world that “tomorrow,...

11 dead, 29 injured in bus accident in Kashmir

Sep. 14, 2022 05:19 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — A minibus tumbled into a deep gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing 11 people and injuring 29 others, officials said. At least 36 people were on board the bus when the accident occurred near Sawjian, a village in Jammu’s Poonch district, the...

India fires 3 military officers for Pakistan missile misfire

Aug. 23, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's air force said Tuesday that three military officers have been dismissed for accidentally firing an unarmed missile into rival Pakistan in March. A formal inquiry found that “deviation from the Standard Operating Procedures by three officers" led to the...

Missing India soldier's body found on glacier after 38 years

Aug. 17, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

LEH, India (AP) — The remains of an Indian army soldier have been found more than 38 years after he went missing on a glacier at the highest point along the heavily militarized contested border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir, officials said Wednesday. The soldier and 17...

Police suspect militants fatally shot local Hindu in Kashmir

Aug. 16, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Assailants killed a Kashmiri Hindu man and wounded his brother in a shooting Tuesday that police blamed on militants fighting Indian rule in the disputed region. Police said suspected militants fired at two Kashmiri Hindu brothers inside an apple orchard in...

Bus accident in Kashmir kills at least 6 Indian soldiers

Aug. 16, 2022 04:20 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A bus carrying paramilitary soldiers in Indian-controlled Kashmir skidded off a mountainous road and rolled down into a river on Tuesday, killing at least six and injuring dozens of others, officials said. People injured in the accident in the southern...

AP PHOTOS: The story of India, 75 years in the making

Aug. 13, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — “At the stroke of the midnight hour,” India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru said, “when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.” The historic speech just before midnight on Aug. 15, 1947 turned the hopes of millions into reality....

Police: Rebels storm India army camp in Kashmir; 6 killed

Aug. 11, 2022 14:18 PM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Four Indian soldiers and two suspected militants were killed Thursday after rebels stormed a military camp in disputed Kashmir, officials said. At least two assailants armed with guns and grenades attacked the camp in the remote Darhal area of southern...