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.
Pakistan has called on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to intervene to help defuse tensions with India over Kashmir. The UN has urged restraint after New Delhi carried out strikes inside the Pakistani-controlled region.