Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged US President Barack Obama to raise the Kashmir issue with the Narendra Modi government when he travels to India in January.
Chinese assistance to Pakistan in developing a nuclear bomb emboldened it to fuel the Kashmir insurgency in 1989, says a noted security expert who has done considerable research on the issue.
The Kashmir issue is part of the dialogue process that was resumed by India and Pakistan last year after a gap of over two years.
Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain called ISI`s close relationship with the Haqqani network as reprehensible.
In the first endorsement of the
improved situation in J&K by a European country, Germany issued a fresh travel advisoroy saying the state
was "considerably" calm and foreigners were generally not the
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