A summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November has been postponed indefinitely, the Pakistani government said on September 30, amid rising tension between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.
India accused Pakistan of being behind September 18's separatist attack on an army base near their disputed frontier that killed 17 soldiers, in one of the most deadly attacks in Kashmir in a quarter-century-old insurgency.
(VOV) - India has strengthened its security following a terror attack at the Panthankot Air Base in northern India and a series of terror threats at public places over the past few days.
Gunfire and blasts were heard on January 3 at an Indian Air Force base attacked by militants a day earlier, as security forces hunted two gunmen still at large in the sprawling facility near the border with Pakistan.
India will resume high-level talks with rival Pakistan, the Indian foreign minister said on December 9, raising hopes that relations between the two nuclear-armed neighbors may be thawing slightly.
Four people were killed and eight others wounded on September 15 when police fired on demonstrators in the town of Mendhar in India's Jammu and Kashmir state, a local official said.