The nuclear-armed neighbours signed a ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control in 2003, but the truce has been fraying in recent years and the two sides have exchanged fire hundreds of times in recent months.
India denies accusations that it was funding anti-Pakistan terror groups after Islamabad provided rare details and specific accusations purportedly establishing New Delhi's role in attacks within Pakistan.
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.
Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah were detained again after their six-month-long imprisonment ended on Thursday. New Delhi rescinded the disputed region's partial autonomy and imposed a vice-like security and communications lockdown in August.
India's communication blockade on the back of its revocation of Jammu and Kashmir's autonomous status has forced several journalists into odd jobs.
UN Security Council members hold rare "closed consultations," called by Beijing, on disputed Kashmir where New Delhi is accused of abuses against its mostly-Muslim population.
EU nations, except Norway, refused to take part in a rare diplomatic visit to disputed India-administered Kashmir, where New Delhi's lockdown after annexation continues since August 5.
India's move to integrate Jammu and Kashmir into the central state has inadvertently led to a rise in the Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's popularity among Kashmiris.
Animal deaths in the Kashmir conflict have gone mostly undocumented and are treated as collateral damage unworthy of headlines.
Recent violence targeted outsiders from mainland India entering the disputed Kashmir, a significant shift triggered by India's decision to reduce the semi-autonomous region into a New Delhi-ruled territory.
At the UNGA in September, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said India "invaded and occupied" the disputed region. His comments lead to Indian traders calling for a boycott of Malaysian palm oil.
In video recorded interviews, the victims allege that the Indian army subjected them to immense physical pain and psychological pressure.
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