Asia

India reiterates plan to stop sharing water with Pakistan

New Delhi's move to halt water flows to Pakistan is to pressure its neighbour after a militant attack in Kashmir.

India reiterates plan to stop sharing water with Pakistan

Asia

Pakistan PM approves military response if India attacks

Islamabad authorises 'decisive and comprehensive' reply to any Indian aggression as tensions over Kashmir attack soar.

Pakistan's Imran Khan approves military response if India attacks

India

At ground zero of Kashmir unrest, residents see no end to deaths

In villages around Pulwama, site of the February 14 suicide bombing, ordinary Kashmiris seek an end to daily violence.

At ground zero of Kashmir unrest, residents see no end to deaths

Weather

Death toll from Pakistan flash floods, rains rises to 26

Officials say 26 people have died across Pakistan, while winter storm also affected northern India and Afghanistan.

Death toll from Pakistan flash floods, rains rises to 26

Iran

Pakistan rejects Iran's claim it is harbouring Jaish al-Adl

Former Pakistani top envoy to Iran says Islamabad helping Tehran with probe and denies escalating border tensions.

Pakistan rejects Iran's claim it is harbouring Jaish al-Adl

India

Pakistani 'stoned to death' in Indian jail amid Kashmir tensions

The Pakistani was eight years into a life term when he was attacked, Rajasthan's police chief said.

Pakistani 'stoned to death' in Indian jail amid Kashmir tensions

Asia

Pulwama attack: UN chief urges India, Pakistan to defuse tensions

Antonio Guterres offers to broker peace as New Delhi and Islamabad clash following deadly Kashmir attack.

Middle East

Pakistan denies involvement in Iran attack

Islamabad is trying to navigate anger on its western border, with Iran saying an attack that killed 27 Revolutionary Guards last week was planned from inside Pakistan.

Iran

Suicide bomber was a Pakistani, Iran's Revolutionary Guard claims

Three Iranians were also part of the cell behind February 13 attack that killed 27 elite security forces, says official.

Suicide bomber was a Pakistani, Iran's Revolutionary Guard claims

India

India rejects Pakistan PM's claims on Kashmir attack

New Delhi calls Imran Khan's offer to investigate last week's attack if India provides proof a 'lame excuse'.

Opinion

The Salman Rushdie affair: Thirty years and a novelist later

The novel Satanic Verses was assassinated on Valentine's Day, February 14, 1989.

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India

Nine killed in Kashmir gun battle days after deadly attack

The gun battle in Pulwama follows killing of 42 Indian forces in the deadliest attack in 30 years of Kashmir conflict.

Cricket

Indian broadcaster pulls out of Pakistan cricket league

Digital coverage of Pakistan Super League suspended in India and official producer ends deal over deadly Kashmir attack.

Indian broadcaster pulls out of Pakistan cricket league

Kashmir

Pakistan recalls India envoy amid tensions over Kashmir attack

Islamabad recalls its ambassador a week after New Delhi summoned back its envoy after 42 troops were killed in Kashmir.

Pakistan recalls India envoy amid tensions over Kashmir attack

Asia

MBS gets Pakistan's highest honour after $20bn deals

President Arif Alvi awards Mohammed bin Salman the Nishan-e-Pakistan a day after $20bn investment deals were signed.

Pakistan honours Saudi crown prince with highest civilian award