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From TheJournal.ie Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler Imran Khan

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler

New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region? Article 370

Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region?

Once a territory of the British empire, Jammu and Kashmir chose to join India over Pakistan in 1947.

From TheJournal.ie 'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree Presidential Decree

'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree

The government imposed a security lockdown on the Indian-administered part of Kashmir this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture' Tensions

Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'

Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot downed on Wednesday over Kashmir.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture' Conflict

Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'

The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation? Kashmir Dispute

Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?

The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.

From TheJournal.ie Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured Kashmir

Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured

One aircraft had fallen in Pakistani-held Kashmir, while the other crashed on the Indian side.

From TheJournal.ie India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated' Kashmir

India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'

In another incident, five policemen were shot dead in a bank raid.

From TheJournal.ie Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die Disaster

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die

Thousands more have been left homeless.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch man confesses to killing British woman on Kashmir houseboat Police

Dutch man confesses to killing British woman on Kashmir houseboat

Richard De-Wit stabbed Sarah Groves while under the influence of drugs.

From TheJournal.ie British woman stabbed to death on Kashmir houseboat: police India

British woman stabbed to death on Kashmir houseboat: police

A Dutch national has been arrested after a 24-year-old British woman was found on a houseboat on the picturesque Dal Lake in the Indian Kashmir city of Srinagar.

From TheJournal.ie 20 killed as bomb blasts hit India's Hyderabad India

20 killed as bomb blasts hit India's Hyderabad

Twin bombings have killed at least 20 people in the Indian city of Hyderabad and provoked safety fears among Australia’s touring cricket team.

From TheJournal.ie India parliament attack plotter hanged Execution

India parliament attack plotter hanged

The attack on the parliament in 2001 almost sparked a war between India and Pakistan.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani and Indian troops exchange fire in Kashmir Kashmir

Pakistani and Indian troops exchange fire in Kashmir

Each side has blamed the other for the flare-up and Pakistan has said one of its soldiers was killed in the exchange.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie India: 370 million people affected by power outage India

India: 370 million people affected by power outage

Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.

From TheJournal.ie India and Pakistan seek to normalise strained relations Diplomacy

India and Pakistan seek to normalise strained relations

President Asif Ali Zadari was making the first visit to India by a Pakistani head of state in seven years.

From TheJournal.ie No survivors found after 12-hour search at Pakistani avalanche Avalanche

No survivors found after 12-hour search at Pakistani avalanche

At least 117 soldiers, and potentially as many as 130, are missing after a major avalanche close to the Indian border.

From TheJournal.ie Avalanche buries 130 Pakistani soldiers - report Pakistan

Avalanche buries 130 Pakistani soldiers - report

An army base on a remote Himalayan glacier was struck by snow earlier this morning with rescue efforts now underway.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of bodies buried in unmarked graves in Kashmir Kashmir

Thousands of bodies buried in unmarked graves in Kashmir

The state commission has called for a thorough and independent investigation which will help identify bodies found at 38 sites in northern Kashmir.

From TheJournal.ie The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

UK Prime Minster in f-word outburst at journalist over British empire 'gaffe'

David Cameron is reported to have sworn at a journalist who printed a controversial remark he made whilst on a state visit to Pakistan last week.

From TheJournal.ie Mosque blast kills religious leader in Indian Kashmir Kashmir

Mosque blast kills religious leader in Indian Kashmir

The president of the religious group Jamiat-e-ahle Hadith was killed by a bomb as he neared the mosque today.

From TheJournal.ie Cameron apologises for British Empire's role in Kashmir conflict Sorry

Cameron apologises for British Empire's role in Kashmir conflict

The British Prime Minister has apologised for Britain’s contribution to many of the world’s conflicts – including the bloody tension between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.

THREE MORE PEOPLE HAVE BEEN killed in continued protests in Kashmir, Reuters reports. A police official said his force opened fire on demonstrators when their efforts to disperse the crowd failed. The unrest is a combination of lengthy unrest over India’s rule of Kashmir and protests over a US pastor’s threats to burn the Qu’ran last weekend. Today is the fifth straight day of rioting.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Kashmir protests continue for fourth day Kashmir This post contains images

In pictures: Kashmir protests continue for fourth day

Curfew extended to curb anti-Indian demonstrations after 18 people killed in clashes.

AT LEAST 25 people have been killed in a bus crash in Kashmir. The bus rolled off a main road, down a steep hill and into a river. Two people survived by jumping from the vehicle as it fell. Divers will commence their search of the river at daylight tomorrow.