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An Opera Singer Brings Mukthar Mai’s Story to the Stage

Long before the atrocious Delhi gang rapes, there was Mukhtar Mai. Hers is one of the first few stories to break the news many years ago on the topic of gang rapes going routinely unnoticed and unpunished in the East.

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Photographer Captures Sentiment in Afghanistan After Boston Bombings

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When Boston-based photographer Beth Murphy heard about the bombings at the Boston Marathon, she asked people on the streets of Kabul if they could send their love from 6500 miles away.

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Young Afghan Graffiti Artist Makes Her Mark in Mumbai

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A 23-year-old Afghan graffiti artist has taken her popular work to the streets of Mumbai after receiving threats from the Taliban.

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CNN Photographers’ Portraits Celebrate Courage of Pakistani Women

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Photographers Kaye Martindale and Geoff Brokate traveled through Pakistan for eight months taking breathtaking portraits of local women now featured on CNN’s photo blog.

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We’re Co-hosting the Diwali Gift Fair this Weekend

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The Diwali Gift Fair will be the first its kind in the Tri-state area.

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Actress Hannah Simone’s “New Girl” Tops Fall TV Debuts

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The season two premiere of “New Girl,” starring Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson and desi actress Hannah Simone topped Fox’s sitcom debuts this week.

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Barfi! Officially Selected as India’s Official Entry For The 2013 Academy Awards

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Barfi! Officially Selected as India’s Official Entry For The 2013 Academy Awards.

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“Goodbye My Chechyna” Photo Exhibit Follows Stories of Young Muslim Women

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Though the project is photographed in the growing Muslim state of Chechyna, photographer Diana Markosian’s pictures speak globally and capture the journeys of young Muslim girls coming of age.

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Dinesh D’Souza’s Anti-Obama Film Sparks Both Outrage and Praise

Indian-American conservative Dinesh D’Souza’s new film 2016: Obama’s America has generated as much praise as fury after being released in more select theaters last weekend.

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NYC Street Art – Benazir Bhutto Holding a Piggy Bank

We couldn’t help posting this picture of street art in New York City.

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