Kashmir is a disputed territory located between India and Pakistan.
The mountainous region has long been a source of conflict between the two countries, even before they won independence from British rule in 1947. Kashmir has an estimated 16 million inhabitants. Recent DW content with "Kashmir" as a keyword will appear on this page.
Indian government police and troops have killed the head of a Pakistan-based militant group in Indian-administered Kashmir. Tensions in the disputed region are running high, with more deaths in 2017 than for a decade.
Afshan Ashique overcame numerous obstacles to become the first ever female soccer coach in Kashmir. But her struggles are by no means behind her as her dreams of an international career on India's national team are on the verge of falling apart.
Amid an alleged media blackout against his coverage in Pakistan, exiled leader of the MQM party, Altaf Hussain, talks to DW about a security "crackdown" on his party and the threat of Islamism in his home nation.
A pro-Pakistan Kashmiri separatist leader, Syed Salahuddin, who was recently designated by the US State Department a "global terrorist," has vowed to continue his Hizbul Mujahideen group's armed struggle against India.