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.
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.
According to the United Nations, there are over 10 million people in the world who don't have citizenship. That essentially means they don't have access to a whole host of basic rights. As Ruby Russell reports, the consequences of this limbo status can be devastating.
Iran has warned it would target militant hideouts inside Pakistan if Islamabad doesn't act against Sunni jihadists. Pakistan's other two neighbors - Afghanistan and India - also accuse Islamabad of backing terrorists.