While India continues to impose a draconian communication blockade and curfew in most parts of the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region, Americans of Kashmiri origin are raising their voice against New Delhi's aggression.
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Pakistan extended army chief General Bajwa's tenure for three years as tensions flared with India which pulled disputed Kashmir's autonomy on August 5. Islamabad said at least two civilians were killed in cross-border fire by Indian troops on Sunday.
Critics say presidential order, that came amid uproar in Parliament as well as a huge troop surge and phone and internet suspension in the restive valley, aims to change the disputed region's Muslim-majority demographics.
India asks tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine "to curtail their stay" in the disputed territory, citing security concerns, but locals question New Delhi's intentions.
New Delhi pushes at least 10,000 paramilitary troops – set to rise to 20,000 – to India-administered Kashmir sparking fears India may set aside a constitutional provision, Article 35A, allowing Indians to buy land in the Muslim-majority region.
US President Trump claimed he can end the Afganistan war but the country "would be wiped off the face of the earth." He said Pakistani PM Imran Khan could help negotiate a peace deal and offered to mediate on the Kashmir dispute.
India requested the Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights not to publish the report and dismiss the findings while Pakistan "welcomed" it, according to the UN.
The bus plunged off the Himalayan mountain road as its driver negotiated a curve and rolled down into a 150-metre-deep gorge along a rocky stream in the southern Kishtwar area of India-administered Kashmir.
Officials say a rebel fighter was also killed in India-administered Kashmir's Anantnag town. Also on Wednesday, New Delhi extended president's rule in the region by six more months effective July 3.
Six men have been convicted, three of whom were sentenced to five years in prison, over the gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe in India-administered Kashmir's Kathua district.
Thousands of Kashmiris in southern Pulwama district join funerals of four rebels, including two auxiliary police officers, who fled this week to join a decades-long armed revolt in India-administered Kashmir.
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