China makes fresh bid to raise Kashmir issue during closed-door UNSC meet; France likely to veto agenda, sources tell PTI
China has made a fresh pitch to raise the Kashmir issue in a closed-door meeting of the UN Security Council in New York on Wednesday, but the attempt is likely to fail as all other member countries of the body are set to oppose it
Indian govt and media's harsh reaction to Turkey's comments on Kashmir an unwarranted misreading of situation
Many India-watchers in Turkey are surprised to see the harsh reactions both from Indian officials and the general public — the sort of reactions only Turkey is receiving
In a pro-Israel shift, Donald Trump administration upends longstanding US policy on civilian settlements in West Bank
Pompeo said that the United States was rejecting the Obama administration's approach, although he denied that the move was giving a green light to Israel to build more settlements.
Formation of J&K and Ladakh UTs 'unlawful and void', says China; India slams Beijing, says bifurcation of state internal affair, stay out of it
India on Thursday hit back at China over its objection to the bifurcation of J&K into two Union Territories, saying the reorganisation is entirely its internal affair and it does not expect other countries to comment on such matters
Week after firing John Bolton, Donald Trump appoints hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser
US president Donald Trump announced that O'Brien will become his fourth national security adviser a week after he ousted John Bolton, citing policy disagreements
China says Kashmir may not be a 'major topic' of discussion during informal summit between Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping
China said the Kashmir issue may not be a "major topic" of discussion during the planned 2nd informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping
UN Security Council agrees to extend political mission in Afghanistan after overcoming veto threat by China
The United Nations Security Council unanimously agreed on Tuesday to extend a UN political mission in Afghanistan after last-minute talks.
Donald Trump pulling plug on talks with Taliban could not come at a better time for India; here's why
New Delhi has never recognised Taliban as a legitimate political actor who should have a say in the peace process, or in Afghan people's future.
Afghans fear Donald Trump’s cancellation of US-Taliban talks will bring more carnage; ‘Our only hope was peace’, says local
Last week's Taliban car bomb targeted a foreign compound but instead shredded Afghan homes
India rejects reference to Jammu and Kashmir in joint statement by Pakistan, China; expresses concerns over CPEC
India on Tuesday rejected the reference to Jammu and Kashmir in a joint statement by China and Pakistan
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi concludes two-day visit to Pakistan; Kashmir issue among topics discussed during trip
Pakistan and China on Sunday discussed the Kashmir issue and underlined the need to settle disputes in the region through dialogue on the basis of mutual respect and equality
UN chief Antonio Guterres meets Narendra Modi on sidelines of G7 Summit, urges India and Pakistan to avoid escalation in Kashmir
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged all parties to avoid any sort of escalation in Kashmir during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in the French town of Biarritz
No third party should 'interfere, 'incite violence' between India, Pakistan; Kashmir bilateral issue, says France
India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his marathon one-on-one talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi
First time since IAF’s Balakot airstrike, Narendra Modi uses Pakistani airspace to travel to France for bilateral meet
For the first time after February's Balakot airstrike, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday used the Pakistani airspace to travel to France for a bilateral meet.
US seeks balancing act in South Asia over abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, says congressional report
The US is seeking a balancing act in South Asia after India revoked the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and divided it into two Union Territories, according to a congressional report
'Kashmir issue is a nuclear flashpoint': Pakistan Army claims it is ready to deal with any 'misadventures' by India
Pakistan said on Saturday that its army was "fully prepared" to face any challenge posed by India in the wake of current tensions over Kashmir.
Daily Bulletin: Internet restored in Jammu, restrictions in Kashmir to ease in phased manner; Modi to begin two-day Bhutan visit today; day's top stories
While announcing the easing of restrictions in a press conference, BVR Subrahmanyam, Kashmir Chief Secretary, said that offices of the government in the Valley functioned normally on Friday and the attendance in many offices was "quite high".
Imran Khan discuses Kashmir with Donald Trump over phone as UNSC holds discussion on issue; talk held in 'cordial environment', says Pakistan FM
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday discussed the Kashmir issue with US President Donald Trump over the phone.
S Jaishankar likely to meet US officials to discuss Pakistan after UNSC schedules 'closed consultation' on Kashmir issue
The diplomat turned politician is expected to reiterate India's stand on revocation of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir as a "internal matter". He is likely to engage with the US on the position taken by the Donald Trump administration on the issue so far.
Daily Bulletin: UNSC to discuss India's Kashmir move in closed-door meet today; SC to hear petitions against Article 370 revocation; day's top stories
The development comes after China formally asked for "closed consultations" in the UNSC to discuss the scrapping of special status to Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistan, Beijing's closest ally, wrote a letter on the issue to Poland, the Council President for the month of August.