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Yet, in a country where ending a marriage is still frowned upon, under India’s Muslim Personal Law, if you are a married man, a divorce is quicker than preparing a Cup-a-Noodles. Just utter the word “talaq” three times and ping, your marriage is done. In its most twisted form, the “triple talaq” can even be announced via WhatsApp.

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A devout Muslim who said he had been married under Sharia law and could not be divorced in UK has lost a High Court fight.

The man's wife, who has dual British and Pakistani nationality, had issued a petition for divorce in England.

But the man said divorce could only be approved in Pakistan.

A judge has dismissed his claim after a hearing in the Family Division of the High Court in Birmingham.

Mr Justice Francis said the woman lived in England and had a right to seek a divorce in England.

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