Articles by Maya Shwayder

Maya covers the U.N., Europe, and the Middle East for IBTimes. She joined the company in July 2012 after having previously worked with DNAinfo.com and Gawker.

She hails from Detroit, and has spent time living in The Netherlands and Italy.

Maya holds a bachelor's from Harvard in psychology and Italian language and literature, and a master's in journalism from Columbia.

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Bangladesh Outlaws Islamist Party

Overruling protesters, a Bangladesh high court banned the Islamist opposition party Jamaat-e-Islami from running in the next elections.

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How Did Adele Lose 100 Pounds In A Few Months?

The singer’s jaw-dropping weight loss has been nothing less than dramatic. Since showing off her new figure, social media has been abuzz with only one question: How did she manage to lose so much...