Territorial disputes

Map locates Wagah border crossing between Pakistan and India, where Pakistan will hand over captured Indian pilot; 2c x 2 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 63 mm;
March 01, 2019 - 5:58 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local): 4:50 p.m. India's prime minister says a tough response by his country's armed forces to recent attacks in Indian controlled Kashmir have curtailed the influence of terror groups in the country. Prime Minister...
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Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr., left, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shake hands prior to their bilateral meeting in suburban Pasay city, southeast of Manila, Philippines Friday, March 1, 2019. Pompeo is in the Philippines for talks on the two countries' relations as well as the mutual defense treaty. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 01, 2019 - 4:22 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that the United States is committed to ensuring the South China Sea remains open to all kinds of navigation and that "China does not pose a threat" of closing the disputed sea lanes. Pompeo assured the Philippines during a...
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FILE - This image taken from video released by Pakistan's military, shows what they claim to be an Indian pilot who was captured after his plane was shot down by Pakistan's Air Force in the country's part of Kashmir. This week’s standoff between India and Pakistan is their latest in a long dispute over the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir, dating back to their independence in 1947. (Pakistan military via AP, File)
February 28, 2019 - 1:39 pm
SRINIGAR, India (AP) — This week's standoff between India and Pakistan is their latest in a long dispute over the divided Himalayan region of Kashmir, dating back to their independence in 1947. Once unified as a single territory under British rule, India and Pakistan have struggled to create their...
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An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard outside a closed market during a strike in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. As tensions escalate between India and Pakistan, shops and business remained closed for the second consecutive day in Indian portion of Kashmir following a strike call by separatist leaders to protest Tuesday's raids on key separatist leaders by Indian intelligence officers. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
February 28, 2019 - 10:12 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Turkish officials say Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan has called President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid his country's standoff with India. A statement from Erdogan's office said the two discussed the...
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An Indian paramilitary soldier stands guard outside a closed market during a strike in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. As tensions escalate between India and Pakistan, shops and business remained closed for the second consecutive day in Indian portion of Kashmir following a strike call by separatist leaders to protest Tuesday's raids on key separatist leaders by Indian intelligence officers. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
February 28, 2019 - 9:35 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister pledged on Thursday his country would release a captured Indian fighter pilot, a move that could help defuse the most serious confrontation in two decades between the nuclear-armed neighbors over the disputed region of Kashmir. Prime Minister Imran Khan...
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February 28, 2019 - 8:56 am
GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on a U.N. investigation into Israel's crackdown on Gaza demonstrations (all times local): ____ 3:50 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has slammed a U.N. report that criticizes the Israeli military's tactics against Palestinian demonstrators along the Gaza...
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A Kashmiri worker paints the red and white medical emblem of cross on the roof of SMHS hospital as tensions escalate between India and Pakistan in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
February 27, 2019 - 7:22 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan face their worst tension in years over the disputed region of Kashmir, with Islamabad saying they shot down two Indian warplanes Wednesday and captured two pilots. Pakistan immediately shut down its civilian airspace in response. But how did...
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Kashmiri villagers and Indian army soldiers gather near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
February 27, 2019 - 12:56 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Pakistan's military says it shot down two Indian warplanes in the disputed region of Kashmir and captured a pilot, answering an airstrike a day earlier by Indian aircraft inside Pakistan and raising...
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Indian army soldiers arrive near the wreckage of an Indian aircraft after it crashed in Budgam area, outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Wednesday, Feb.27, 2019. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)
February 27, 2019 - 1:57 am
MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's air force shot down two Indian warplanes after they crossed the boundary between the two nuclear-armed rivals in the disputed territory of Kashmir on Wednesday and captured one Indian pilot, a military spokesman said. The dramatic escalation came hours after...
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Pakistani protesters burn a representation of an Indian flag during an anti-Indian rally in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. Pakistan said India launched an airstrike on its territory early Tuesday that caused no casualties, while India said it targeted a terrorist training camp in a pre-emptive strike that killed a "very large number" of militants. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)
February 26, 2019 - 8:43 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on India-Pakistan tensions after New Delhi launches airstrike in Kashmir (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Pakistan's foreign ministry has summoned India's top diplomat in Islamabad to protest the pre-dawn airstrike by India on Pakistani territory. Pakistan says there were no...
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