India, Pakistan agree to cross-border ceasefire in disputed Kashmir region

The militaries of India and Pakistan said in a rare joint statement on Thursday that they had agreed to observe a ceasefire along the disputed border in Kashmir, having exchanged fire hundreds of times in recent months. The nuclear-armed neighbours signed a ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kashmir region in… Read More India, Pakistan agree to cross-border ceasefire in disputed Kashmir region

Indian court acquits four men accused of 2007 bombing of India-Pakistan train

An Indian court on Wednesday acquitted four Hindu men accused of bombing a train between India and Pakistan in 2007 that killed 68 people, mostly Pakistanis, citing a lack of evidence, defense lawyers said. Pakistan’s acting foreign secretary described the ruling as a travesty of justice. The ruling comes weeks after a sharp escalation in… Read More Indian court acquits four men accused of 2007 bombing of India-Pakistan train

Pakistan summons Indian commissioner over shelling that killed four soldiers in disputed Kashmir region

Pakistan summoned India’s deputy high commissioner in Islamabad on Monday after four Pakistani soldiers were killed in shelling by Indian forces in the disputed Kashmir region, the Pakistani foreign office said. The latest clash between the nuclear-armed neighbors comes amid heated challenges and threats of armed conflict. A decades-old dispute over the mostly Muslim Himalayan… Read More Pakistan summons Indian commissioner over shelling that killed four soldiers in disputed Kashmir region