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  • Kashmir 101: Decoding Kashmir's conflict

    Kashmir 101: Decoding Kashmir's conflict

    For six decades, a piece of land about the size of Britain between Pakistan and India has been the source of major tension and fighting between the two. But recently, the nature of the lengthy conflict has changed. In India-controlled Kashmir, young people inspired by protests across the Middle East have intensified their push for independence – and they want the world to take note. Here is a quick primer about the conflict.

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  • Dalai Lama visits Kashmir, a disputed land like Tibet

    The Tibetan spiritual leader urged Kashmiris to follow the path of nonviolence only. Some Kashmiris questioned if it was the government that needed the message.

  • Kashmir 101: Decoding Kashmir's conflict

    Kashmir 101: Decoding Kashmir's conflict

    For six decades, a piece of land about the size of Britain between Pakistan and India has been the source of major tension and fighting between the two. But recently, the nature of the lengthy conflict has changed. In India-controlled Kashmir, young people inspired by protests across the Middle East have intensified their push for independence – and they want the world to take note. Here is a quick primer about the conflict.

  • Kashmir protests against Quran burnings leave 13 dead

    Terrorism & Security Kashmir protests against Quran burnings leave 13 dead

    Kashmir protests broke out today after local news reported that the Quran had been desecrated in the United States.

  • Gallery American Jihadis

    AMINE EL KHALIFI. An artist's courtroom sketch shows Amine El Khalifi, an illegal immigrant from Morocco, as he is brought before a judge in the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Va., on Feb. 17, 2012. El Khalifi, who lives in Alexandria, was arrested near the US Capitol wearing a vest he believed was full of Al Qaeda-supplied explosives and is charged in an attempted suicide bombing of Congress, the Justice Department said. He had been given the gun and the explosives in the suicide vest by the FBI in a sting operation. The explosives and gun had been rendered inoperable and posed no danger to the public.

  • American terror suspects' trial in Pakistan: Conviction may be tough

    American terror suspects' trial in Pakistan: Conviction may be tough

    The trial of five young Americans detained in Pakistan on terror charges began today. Police are pressing for life sentences, but the case may be difficult against them.