Angry locals stage protests after three rebels were killed in disputed region's main Srinagar city. Separately, a 13-year-old girl was killed in Pakistan-administered Kashmir by Indian fire along de facto border.
Indian forces kill four rebels in India-administered Kashmir's Shopian district, hours after five other insurgents died in a separate firefight in the same area, sparking anti-New Delhi protests.
India says it has expelled two Pakistani officials in New Delhi for "espionage activities". Islamabad rejects allegation, saying its High Commission staffers in New Delhi were detained and tortured by Indian authorities.
Naikoo's killing came as a blow to one of Kashmir's oldest rebel outfits but also revealed the Modi regime's aggressive approach to the Kashmir conflict isn't bearing any fruit.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for "enhanced dialogue" between India and Pakistan over disputed Kashmir while calling for "full respect for humans rights and continental freedoms" in the region.
In 2013, India hanged the Kashmir man over 2001 parliament attack, after country's apex court found "no evidence amounting to [Guru's] criminal conspiracy" but ordered his execution to satisfy society's "collective conscience."
Exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani security forces over the Line of Control, claims the lives of a man and his two pre-teen children in Pakistan-administered Kashmir and a 24-year-old woman in India-administered Kashmir.
Sanjay Bhattacharyya is the Indian Ambassador to Turkey.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan rules out talks with India unless New Delhi reverses its actions on disputed Kashmir where a military siege and harsh communication blackout entered its 46th day on Thursday.
"When atrocities get to their peak, people would prefer that death is better than this insulting life," Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the case would centre on alleged human rights violations by India in Muslim-majority Kashmir, which both countries claim in full but rule in part.
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.
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