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  • India, Pakistan border chiefs agree to lower tensions in Kashmir

    NEW DELHI: Pakistani and Indian border security forces agreed on Friday to maintain restraint on their disputed Kashmir frontier, as they sought to defuse tensions that have been heightened in recent months by militant attacks that each side blames the other for...

    The heads of India's Border Security Force and the Pakistani Rangers met in New Delhi to find ways to de-escalate tensions along the border as part of a series of measures...

  • Indian army kills five near Pakistan border in held Kashmir

    SRINAGAR: Indian soldiers shot dead five suspected rebels Friday near the heavily militarised border in Kashmir as they tried to "sneak in from the Pakistani side of the divided territory," an Indian army spokesman said...

    India regularly accuses Pakistan of arming and training rebels to infiltrate what it sees as its territory...

  • Turkish border troops kill 11 Syrians refugees trying to cross border

    AMMAN: Turkish border guards shot dead at least 11 Syrians refugees, mostly from one family, as they tried to cross into Turkey from northwestern Syria, activists and a monitoring group said on Sunday...

    At least two women and four children were among those killed in the shootings overnight as the refugees sought to cross into Turkey from the border village of Khirbet al Jouz, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

  • Two Indian border guards, rebel killed in Kashmir

    SRINAGAR: Two border guards and a suspected rebel were killed on Monday in a gun battle in India-held Kashmir, the Indian army said...

    The shootout took place near the de facto border with Pakistan, although it was not immediately clear whether the dead fighter had crossed into India from there...

  • UN chief concerned at violence on disputed Kashmir border

    UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday voiced alarm at the latest upsurge in violence along the disputed border of India and Pakistan in Kashmir and urged restraint on the part of both governments...

    Officials said on Sunday that Indian and Pakistani troops intensified firing along their disputed frontier in Kashmir, killing at least eight people and wounding 14...

  • Indian soldiers kill three 'militants' near Kashmir border

    SRINAGAR: Indian soldiers killed three suspected militants in a gun battle Sunday in India-held Kashmir (IHK), the army said, as the region reels from weeks of deadly violence between protesters and security forces...

    The 'militants' were killed in Tangdhar north of the main city of Srinagar after crossing over from the Pakistani side of the heavily militarised border that divides the area between the two countries, it alleged...

  • India claims two soldiers among four killed near Kashmir border

    SRINAGAR: Two soldiers and two suspected rebels were killed overnight in a gun battle in India-held Kashmir near the disputed territory's de facto border with Pakistan, the Indian army said Saturday...

    Joshi said the firefight occurred in Naugam sector, some 120km northwest of the main city of Srinagar, after soldiers intercepted the militants attempting to infiltrate the territory from Pakistan...

  • Villager shot dead in Azad Kashmir in cross-border firing by Indian forces

    Indian troops on Tuesday shot dead a resident of a border village of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in the latest incident of unprovoked ceasefire violation, residents and officials said...

    Muhammad Shakil Qureshi, a resident of Taroti Dharamsal village in Abbaspur tehsil of Poonch district, became the victim of “targeted killing”, since he was sniped by Indian forces, in an apparent violation of the two-week-old understanding between...

  • Pakistan Navy conducts relief operations in flood-battered Sri Lanka

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy continued its humanitarian assistance and relief operations in Sri Lanka from its ship Zulfiquar which has been deployed there for the purpose...

    According to a message received here on Thursday, Pakistan Navy’s relief team set up three medical camps on May 31 across the severely affected districts of Horana, Malwana and Raxapana...

  • India, Pakistan rush aid as Lanka flood toll reaches 103

    COLOMBO: India and Pakistan were among the first countries to respond in the aftermath of Sri Lanka’s flash flood disaster which has killed at least 103 persons with another 100 categorised as missing and over 53,000 persons displaced...

    Pakistan has discussed with Lankan authorities on the items needed and are taking steps to immediately dispatch them to Sri Lanka, the Pakistan High Commis­sion said...

  • Pakistan sends aid as Lankan flood toll rises

    COLOMBO: Pakistan’s Naval Ship Zulfiquar arrived here on Tuesday with dry rations, medicines, de-flooding pumps and other emergency relief items as the death toll from Sri Lanka’s flash floods and landslides increased to 193, with 94 people missing and 142,811 families affected, according to the Disaster Management Centre...

    Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan Dr Sarfraz Ahmed Khan Sipra handed over the relief items to Sri Lankan...

  • All flood warning radars in Pakistan obsolete

    ISLAMABAD: The country’s seven flood warning radars are now obsolete, this was disclosed at a meeting presided over by the federal minister for planning and development, Ahsan Iqbal, on flood preparedness and monsoon rains forecast by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD)...

    According to an official who attended the meeting, the oldest flood warning system was installed in Sialkot in 1978 while the latest one was installed in...

  • Relief operations continue in flood-hit areas across Pakistan

    Rescue and relief operations by civil administration and army contingents are under way in flood-hit areas across Pakistan, said a report published on Radio Pakistan on Tuesday...

    Yesterday, The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) had issued alerts to the government agencies concerned and provincial disaster management authorities (PDMAs) for a possible flood in River Indus and heavy rains in different parts of the...

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