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    Amarnath terror attack: ‘Kashmiri Islamist terrorists killed Hindu pilgrims’ narrative is flawed

    About an hour after the killing of seven Amarnath yatris in south Kashmir on Monday, a childhood friend, now a management professional in Hyderabad, wrote on Facebook: “Do not shoot them.

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    Seven Hindu pilgrims killed in Kashmir attack

    Seven Hindu pilgrims, most of them women, were killed in a gunbattle that erupted in Indian Kashmir on Monday following two militant attacks on police, stoking outrage and protests nationwide.

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    Chinese expert warns of troops entering Kashmir

    A Chinese expert has argued that his country's troops would be entitled to enter the Indian side of Kashmir by extending the logic that has permitted Indian troops to enter an area which is disputed by China and Bhutan.

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    Kashmir, Inside Out

    Is it a casing? Is it a box? Or a document perhaps, one wonders. Tightly bound by thread twice over, Witness/ Kashmir 1986-2016/ Nine Photographers, resembles anything but a book.

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    Indian Kashmir tense ahead of rebel leader's killing anniversary

    In a crowded hospital in India-held Kashmir, a 17-year-old student is recovering from gunshot wounds, one of thousands of civilians injured in protests against Indian rule that have exploded since the death.

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    Pak dismisses Salahuddin as global terrorist, says it's US decision, not UN

    Pakistan on Monday dismissed the US designating Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin a "global terrorist", saying it was not a UN decision but a move by the Trump administration to "appease" India.

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    By naming Salahuddin, is Trump mediating in Kashmir?

    It was like an Eid gift from US president Donald Trump to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi. The Muslims of the sub-continent were celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on the night of June 26, when the US administration.

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    Kashmiris Hail Iran Supreme Leader For Support

    The Eid message by Iran's Supreme Leader asking for explicit support for the struggling people of Kashmir, alongside those of Palestine, Yemen and Bahrain, has been widely hailed in Kashmir. 

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    Yemenis, Kashmiris Deserve Explicit Support: Ayatollah

    Anyone who is informed of what Kashmir has gone through, knows what Muslims of Kashmir express is nothing but truth and justice. Those who silence them have an unjust cause. Those who attack them are the ones who are doi

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    Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem terrorist attacks

    US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraced each other as friends and partners Monday, vowing to work more closely on combating terrorism, the war on Afghanistan.

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    UN chief says meetings with Nawaz, Modi will resolve Kashmir dispute

    United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has suggested meetings with Indian and Pakistani leaders as a means to facilitate dialogue between the two adversaries over the Kashmir dispute.

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    Story of Kashmir can only be told in fiction: Arundhati Roy

    Arundhati Roy's 1997 debut novel, The God of Small Things, was a worldwide sensation, and deservedly so. Wildly inventive and fresh, the novel went on to win the Booker Prize and establish her as one.

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    View from Kashmir Observer: Award for Major Gogoi is a crude message for Kashmir – expect no mercy

    Nobody in Kashmir expected Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi to be taken to task for using a civilian as a human shield during the Srinagar bye-poll but no one in his worst imagination would have thought he would be conferred.

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    Why international laws matter

    Two Indian citizens have recently been victims of the violation of international law by men in uniform but officials of the government of India, and the nation at large, seem to be fighting only for the rights of one

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    Indian military court acquits officer who used Kashmiri as human shield

    India's Army Court of Inquiry (COI) on Monday acquitted an army officer accused of tying a man to his jeep, using him as a human-shield while patrolling in India-held Kashmir on April 9, Indian media reported.

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    How young Kashmiris are finding love in the time of conflict and curfew

    Since July 2016, unrest has become the new normal in Kashmir. As violence escalates, so does the rebellion against it, some of it taking newer forms and some, the oldest kind – love.

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    Why are more and more Kashmiri youth picking up gun

    A few days before Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani was killed in an encounter with security forces I travelled through the interior villages of South Kashmir, the epicentre of new militancy.

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    India rejects Turkey's offer to host multilateral talks on Kashmir

    While Pakistan welcomed on Monday Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s offer to strengthen the dialogue process for resolving the Kashmir issue, New Delhi asserted that it was an Indo-Pak bilateral matter.

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    Turkey sees role in Kashmir talks

    Setting the stage for intense diplomacy, Turkey has urged for multilateral dialogue to solve the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan. In comments made to an Indian TV channel, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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    Teen girls with stones are the new threat in India’s Kashmir conflict

    The first stone was heavy in her hand before she let it fly. It arced through the smoky air and hit the khaki leg of a soldier. She barely stopped to watch the man grimace before she picked up another.

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    Indian forces kill 25 Kashmiris, arrest 646 in April

    Indian forces in their inhumane acts of state terrorism killed twenty five innocent Kashmiris including six young boys and two women in occupied Kashmir during April.

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    Erdogan urges India, Pak to settle Kashmir dispute once and for all

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who arrived here on Sunday on a two-day visit, has said that India and Pakistan need to “build bridges, strengthen dialogue between different stakeholders” to resolve the Kashmir.

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    ‘Let the people of J&K decide what they want’

    Professor at the Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Honolulu, Dr Christopher Snedden is also a politico-strategic intelligence analyst and security practitioner who specialises in South Asia.

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    What Indians should know about war before demanding a military crackdown in Kashmir, Chhattisgarh

    Sections of India’s middle and upper classes seem increasingly drawn to the idea of using state violence to sort out political questions. This is expressed in many ways. Chander Prakash Ganga.

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