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India intervenes in Norway child abuse row

NEW DELHI: India's foreign minister on Tuesday urged Norway to return a five-year-old boy to his Indian-origin parents after authorities took the child into their custody over suspected abuse. Sushma Swaraj said India's ambassador would meet the Norwegian authorities later Tuesday to discuss the case, promising to take a "firm stand". The two countries had a major falling out in 2011, when Norwegian welfare authorities removed two young Indian children from their parents. "I refuse to accept that foster parents can…