With no elected leadership at the helm in disputed Kashmir, New Delhi has unilaterally passed a slew of laws to alter the majority-Muslim demography of the region.
Islamabad says Indian spy Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav alias Mubarak Patel has refused to lodge an appeal against his conviction in Pakistan and will try instead for a military pardon.
Homegrown app platforms Sharechat and Roposo said they had seen a huge surge in new users since India's ban on their Chinese rivals.
China is locked in diplomatic combat over a host of disputes, from the US, Hong Kong and Australia to its handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
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.
Stand-off between Indian and Chinese border troops is the culmination of festering tensions between the two sides over territory that has been contested for more than a century.
Making sense of what led to the crisis and how it will impact Sino-Indian relations.
One of the gun battles, near the Muslim-majority region's Srinagar city, resulted in the death of one insurgent and a nightlong stand-off with two others hiding inside a mosque. They were later "neutralised".
The report has been accepted by India's home minister despite a 'torrent of misinformation'.
The border spat could accelerate existing trends of geopolitical and economic divergence between Beijing and New Delhi, with far-reaching consequences for the region too.
India's shifting alliances means border disputes in its neighbourhood now come with higher stakes.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
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