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Rupi Kaur: The Insta Poet

Newsweek Middle East sat down for an exclusive interview with the famed young poet Rupi Kaur By Arfa Shahid Rupi Kaur has an air about her. As the 24-year-old walks into a room, silence engulfs the place. She commands respect. People want to listen to what she has to say. And then she speaks, with a

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Two Italians and Canadian Kidnapped in Libya Freed, Flown to Italy

MILAN/TRIPOLI, Nov 5  – Two Italian workers and a Canadian kidnapped in Libya in September have been freed and were flown to Italy early on Saturday, Italian and Libyan officials said. Danilo Calonego, Bruno Cacace and Frank Poccia – were abducted on Sept. 19 in Ghat, southwestern Libya, near the site where they worked by

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Drake Tops American Music Award Nominations, Beats Jackson Record

LOS ANGELES, Oct 10  – Canadian rapper Drake dominated nominations for the American Music Awards, earning a leading 13 nominations and beating the record set by Michael Jackson more than 30 years ago, the organizers of the awards announced on Monday. Drake’s latest album, “Views,” has spent 13 weeks at the top of the U.S.

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North Korea Sentences Canadian Pastor to Hard Labor

By Jack Kim SEOUL, Dec 16 (Reuters) – North Korea’s highest court has sentenced a South Korea-born Canadian pastor to hard labour for life for subversion, China’s official news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday. Hyeon Soo Lim, the head pastor at a Toronto church that is one of Canada’s largest, has been held by North

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