Monday, 17 December 2018

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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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Pakistani Teenager flies back to Italy after forced abortion

ROME: A Pakistani teenager studying in Italy has returned after allegedly undergoing a forced abortion at the hands of her family. 19-year-old Farah had been studying in the city of Verona and became pregnant a few months ago, BBC reported. In February, she was taken back to Pakistan by her ...

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Abortion should not be a crime, says doctors

IRELAND: Abortions should be treated as a medical issue and not a crime, the UK’s leading pregnancy doctors say. Currently in England, Wales and Scotland it is illegal to have a termination without approval from two doctors and could mean a prison term. Abortions should be regulated in line with ...

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India girl raped by teachers, critical after abortion

MUMBAI: A teenager in India who was allegedly raped by two school staff over a three-month period is in critical condition after being forced to have an abortion. Doctors told, she has suffered brain damage. Police have arrested the director of her school and a teacher in the northern state ...

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Teacher who had ‘near daily sex’ with 13-year-old pupil

TEXAS: A middle school teacher who admitted having ‘near-daily sex’ with a 13-year-old pupil has been jailed for 10 years. Alexandria Vera, 24, claimed the boy’s parents were happy that their son stayed over at her house and even approved of her keeping his baby when she fell pregnant by ...

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