Pakistan Day dinner in Delhi: Separatists including Masarat Alam invited

India on Monday reacted sharply to Pakistan's High Commissioner to New Delhi, Abdul Basit, for inviting Kashmiri separatist leaders for a dinner to mark the Pakistan Day in Delhi.

Pak High Commissioner downplays meetings with separatists

Downplaying his meetings with Kashmiri separatists, Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit today said India was not against it and expressed hope that Indo-Pak talks would continue "more seriously and more sincerely".

Masarat Alam gets invite for Pakistan National Day celebration

Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam has been invited by the Pakistan High Commissioner to attend the National Day function on March 23.

Clashes in south Yemen kill 29: Security official

Clashes on Friday in south Yemen between security forces and armed groups, including Al-Qaeda militants, as well as separatists killed 29 people, a security official said.

ISI working to unite separatists in Kashmir: Sources

ISI working to unite separatists in Kashmir: Sources

Ukraine's military reports significant fall in fighting

Ukraine`s military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal.

Delhi polls: Is Kejriwal speaking the separatist's language?

BJP in its five questions posed to AAP Leader Arvind Kejriwal has asked him to explain his party's link with the foreign volunteers asking the people of Delhi to vote for AAP.

Delhi polls: Is Kejriwal speaking the separatist's language? Part-2

BJP in its five questions posed to AAP Leader Arvind Kejriwal has asked him to explain his party's link with the foreign volunteers asking the people of Delhi to vote for AAP.

Separatists seize police checkpoints in south Yemen city

Secessionist gunmen in southern Yemen on Saturday seized all police checkpoints in a major city, witnesses said, in another blow to the central government undermined by Shiite militants in Sanaa.

'Ukraine separatists to press on with offensive'

Pro-Russian separatists will press on with a military offensive in east Ukraine and will not initiate ceasefire talks with the Ukrainian authorities, their leader was quoted as saying on Friday.

Ukraine separatists to press on with offensive: Interfax

Pro-Russian separatists will press on with a military offensive in east Ukraine and will not initiate ceasefire talks with the Ukrainian authorities, their leader was quoted as saying on Friday.

Kerry slams Ukraine separatists` bid as `blatant land grab`

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday accused pro-Russian separatists of attempting "a blatant land grab" in fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine.

More clashes near Donetsk airport, three Ukrainian soldiers killed: Kiev

Pro-Russian separatists and government forces clashed near the main airport in Donetsk on Monday after a counter-offensive on Sunday by Ukrainian troops to reclaim lost ground and the Kiev military said three Ukrainian soldiers had been killed.

Kashmir separatists oppose permanent settlement of Pakistani refugees

The separatists have opposed the Indian Parliament's proposal to permanently settle Pakistani refugees in northern state Jammu and Kashmir, saying it was an attempt to tamper with state's demography.

BJP working on Hurriyat agenda in Jammu and Kashmir: Congress

By not forming the government in spite of getting a mandate, BJP was "hijacking" the agenda of Kashmir-based separatists aimed at creating political instability in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress on Sunday alleged.

Russia must influence separatists to end Ukraine crisis, says Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the Russian government on Sunday to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to implement a ceasefire plan agreed in Minsk in September aimed at ending the conflict.

Pak envoy's meet with separatists undermined constructive engagement: India

Pakistan envoy's meeting with separatist leaders here had undermined the constructive diplomatic engagement initiated by India in May because of which Foreign Secretary talks had to be cancelled, government said today days after Pakistan questioned India's decision.

NATO says separatists in Ukraine violate ceasefire

Ukrainian forces are doing what they can to respect the peace agreement signed in Minsk, while that country`s pro-Russian separatists, with Russian backing, are violating it, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday.

Second phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand on Tuesday
Second phase of polls in J&K, Jharkhand on Tuesday

Stage is set for second phase of elections in 18 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and 20 spread across seven Maoist-hit tribal districts of Jharkhand on Tuesday which will seal the fate of several high-profile candidates including two former chief ministers, seven state ministers and a former separatist.

Voters in J&K defy separatists' poll boycott call

Power of democracy prevailed over the separatist-sponsored call for boycott as voters from five constituencies of the Kashmir Valley today thronged polling stations to exercise their franchise in the first of the five-phased elections in the state.