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India-Pakistan Peace Talks Suspended

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During a Foreign Correspondents Club meeting, Pakistan high commissioner, Abdul Basit, stated that recent peace talks between India and Pakistan have been momentarily suspended (Times of India). Basit discussed the status of the recent peace talks in the context of the Pathankot terrorist attack that took place in January. According to Basit, the Panthankot attack […]

Suicide of Student Elicits Protests

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Students across India protested caste discrimination this past week, which they believe led to the suicide of a doctoral student, Rohith Vemula (Associated Press). Protestors are accusing Hyderabad University officials and federal ministers for unfairly demanding punishment for Vemula and his four friends. All five students were Dalits, the lowest caste in the caste hierarchy. […]