Gunfight started after rebels opened fire on Indian troops in the forested area of Kupwara near the Line of Control.
All women, except those with life sentences, and all juvenile prisoners under the age of 18 are granted amnesty.
Syrian state TV and Ahrar al-Sham rebel group say 7,500 people will evacuate Ghouta town of Harasta on Thursday.
Opposition declares agreement between two governments 'dead' against backdrop of contest for influence in Indian Ocean.
Rights groups decry the rejection of a US Senate motion to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
Jones is one of several US white supremacists to spark controversy by announcing their bid for public office this year.
UAE's foreign minister alleged the Qatari government paid various 'terrorist' groups up to $1bn, a claim Doha denied.
Economic decline and President Sisi's internal policies have led many to call for a boycott of this year's election.
African Continental Free Trade Area set up in hope of boosting regional business ties.
Brazil's response to Marielle's killing was not silence or fear, but courage and defiance.
Eight members of the Aryan Circle were dealt federal charges linked to the 2016 killing of a fellow gang member.
The party under its young leader Rahul Gandhi is projecting itself as the main challenger to PM Narendra Modi in 2019.