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  • 'Wives of disappeared Kashmiri men can remarry after 4 years' 26-12-2013 11:29 PM

    In a significant development, a group of Islamic scholars on Thursday ruled that 'half-widows', or women whose husbands had disappeared during the over 20-year-long conflict in Jammu and Kashmir and whose whereabouts are since unknown, can re-marry after four years of waiting for their spouses. A civil society initiative had...
  • Egypt's president stands by his decrees 27-11-2012 12:57 AM

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