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As Indian election looms, mystics are split over outcome

Asia Pacific / Politics Mar 22, 2019

As Indian election looms, mystics are split over outcome

Transgender mystic Zoya Lobo turns over three oracle cards, studies them for a minute and then looks up. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will definitely win India's general election this summer, she proclaims. Clairvoyant Larra Shah also predicts a victory for Modi owing to his "extremely ...

Modern witch-hunts terrorize New Guinea highlands

Asia Pacific / Social Issues Jan 4, 2019

Modern witch-hunts terrorize New Guinea highlands

A spate of brutal witch hunts has plunged parts of Papua New Guinea's highlands into a state of terror as fearful tribes blame dark forces for their rapidly changing world. In one particularly horrifying incident that was filmed, an elderly woman writhes and pleads hysterically ...