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Ali Wazir (left) and Mohsin Dawar, leaders of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM)  at a rally against what they say, are human rights violations by security forces in  Pakistan. Photograph: Reuters/Akhtar Soomro/File Photo

Pakistan’s powerful military seems unstoppable in getting what it wants: its favoured candidate as prime minister; a victory of sorts in a dogfight wi(...)

If the US report turns out to be true, it would be a further blow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim that India had taught Pakistan a lesson. File Photograph: Farooq Naeem/AFP

Pakistan’s F-16 combat jets have all been accounted for, US-based Foreign Policy magazine said, citing US officials, contradicting an Indian air force(...)

People watch Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s  address to the nation at a shop in Jammu on Wednesday. Photograph: Jaipal Singh/EPA

India claimed on Wednesday to have successfully shot down one of its own satellites with an indigenously developed anti-satellite missile, making it t(...)

Indian soldiers keeping vigil before the handing over  of Indian air force pilot  Abhinandan Varthaman at a checkpoint on the  Attari-Wagah border on March 1st. Photograph:  EPA

The head of India’s air force has declined to give the death toll in strikes it executed against an alleged Islamist terrorist training camp inside Pa(...)

People burn an effigy of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi as they shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Peshawar, Pakistan, last month. Photograph: Arshad Arbab/EPA

When Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba staged a sophisticated terror attack in 2008 in Mumbai – striking the main train station and two lu(...)

Indian soldiers stand next to the wreckage of an Indian Air Force helicopter after it crashed in Budgam district in Kashmir on Wednesday. Photograph: Danish Ismail/Reuters

The Hanoi summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un may have ended in failure, but at least it distracted the US president for a few days from invol(...)

Indians  shout slogans against Pakistan as they hold posters and pictures of captive Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman. Photograph: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistan says it will on Friday repatriate an Indian fighter pilot shot down and captured by the Pakistan Air Force earlier this week, in a bid to red(...)

People celebrate during a rally in Karachi,  Pakistan  after officials claimed two Indian military aircrafts were shot down.  Photgaph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters

By launching air strikes against Pakistan, India has pointedly ascended the perilous conflict escalatory ladder between the two nuclear-armed neighbou(...)

Indian soldiers inspect the remains of an Indian Air Force helicopter after it crashed in Budgam district, outside Srinagar Photograph: Tauseef Mustafa/AFP/Getty

Tensions between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan escalated sharply on Wednesday, following conflicting claims by both of having shot down each(...)

Pakistani residents walk on a bridge in the mountainous area of Balakot where the Indian Air Force launched a raid on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

India claimed its fighter aircraft successfully launched air strikes at dawn on Tuesday against a militant training camp inside Pakistan, considerably(...)

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