Monday, 21 October 2019

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South Korean clinic performed abortion on wrong woman

SEOUL: An expectant mother who visited a medical clinic in Seoul, South Korea, last month to receive a nutritional shot woke up hours later to learn she had mistakenly been given an abortion, police said Wednesday. The police said they planned to ask prosecutors to indict the clinic’s doctor and ...

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Croatia: Thousands of Croatians rally against abortion

CROATIA: Thousands of anti-abortion marchers took to the streets on Saturday in three cities around Croatia, a largely Catholic country where activists say reproductive rights are increasingly under threat. In Zagreb, police briefly detained around a dozen women´s rights protesters who tried to block the annual “March for Life”, which drew ...

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Alabama passes controversial abortion law

Alabama’s state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother’s health, as part of a multistate effort to have the US Supreme Court reconsider a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion. The country’s strictest abortion bill was previously approved by ...

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Germany to soften ban on abortion advertising

BERLIN: Germany´s coalition government agreed in principle Tuesday to soften a controversial law that bars medical doctors from advertising abortion services. Gynaecologists and hospitals will now be allowed to share essential information about where and how women can terminate unwanted pregnancies. German law allows abortions but has long effectively discouraged ...

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Thousands Protest in Norway Against Restricting Abortion

OSLO: Thousands of protesters demonstrated in Norwegian cities on Saturday against restricting women’s access to abortion, the subject of talks between the ruling minority coalition and a small party seeking to join the government. In Norway’s capital Oslo, the demonstrators, some pushing children in strollers, marched through the city center ...

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Pope Francis says abortion is like hiring ‘contract killer’

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Wednesday compared having an abortion to hiring a “contract killer”. “Interrupting a pregnancy is like eliminating someone,” Francis said in an address to worshippers in the Vatican. “Getting rid of a human being is like resorting to a contract killer to solve a problem,” he ...

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Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion

BUENOS AIRES: Argentina’s senators voted against legalizing abortion in the homeland of Pope Francis, dashing the hopes of women’s rights groups after the bill was approved by the legislature’s lower house months earlier. The vote, with 38 against, 31 in favor and two abstentions, capped a marathon session that began ...

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Cricket Australia worker fired over abortion tweets

TASMANIA: Earlier this month, Cricket Australia was praised for being a female-friendly workplace. But today the organisation is under fire after it was revealed it had sacked a female employee for posting a series of tweets pushing for abortion reform in Tasmania. In January, it was announced that Tasmania’s only ...

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Indonesian teen raped by her brother jailed for abortion

JAKARTA: A 15-year-old Indonesian girl who was raped by her brother has been sentenced to six months in prison for having an abortion, police said Sunday. Both the girl and her 18-year-old brother were convicted Thursday by the District Court of Muara Bulian in Batanghari district in Jambi province, said ...

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Reham claims, Imran Khan forced a girl for abortion in London

LONDON: After the leaked content of Reham Khan’s all-tell biography sent shock waves across Pakistan for more than a month before the unveiling of the piece, the ex-wife of PTI chief Imran Khan has finally released her book online. The scandal-filled book, which is available on Amazon, an electronic commerce ...

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