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Rupi Kaur: The Insta Poet

Newsweek Middle East sat down for an exclusive interview with theĀ 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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Top Indian Hospital Says Duped Into Removing Kidneys for Organ Traffickers

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, June 6 – A prestigious Indian hospital said on Monday it was duped by traffickers into removing the kidneys of victims believing they were relatives of needy patients, after five people were arrested for the crime. Police on Thursday busted an illegal organ harvesting racket operating out of the Indraprastha

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Kashmir Militants Wage Selfie War Against Indian Crackdown

By Douglas Busvine and Fayaz Bukhari TRAL, India, May 23 – Rebels like Burhan Wani, more adept at spreading their message via smartphone than wielding an assault rifle, are becoming a rallying point in disputed Kashmir for youth who reject the authority of India’s federal government. Wani, a 22-year-old commander of Islamic separatist group Hizb-ul

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India Looks to Bury Italy Feud to Achieve Bigger Ambition

By Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI, March 28 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to a European Union summit this week, seeking to patch up a four-year diplomatic feud with Italy that has grown toxic enough to threaten New Delhi’s ambitions to become a bigger global player. India hopes the Brussels summit will bring a

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Five Held After Two Muslim Cowherds Hanged to Death in India

NEW DELHI, March 19 – Police have arrested five suspects in the hanging to death of two Muslims herding cattle in India, in an incident that led to violent protests sparked an outbreak of violence in the eastern state of Jharkhand amid reports the attackers were Hindu vigilantes. India is the world’s largest exporter of

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Indian Priest Kidnapped in Deadly Yemen Attack; Pope Condemns World Apathy

ADEN/VATICAN CITY, March 6 – Gunmen who killed at least 15 people in an old people’s home in Yemen last week also kidnapped an Indian priest, officials said on Sunday, as Pope Francis condemned the attack and the “indifference” of the world’s reaction to it. No one has claimed responsibility for Friday’s incident in which

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