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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Sleeping Woman Finds Giant Python In Bed

Katjana Shoyer reportedly felt something "super cold" press against her back during the night and that's when she awoke to discover the huge snake slithering next to her.