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Abortion law

1 Nov
The US Supreme Court, which has a 6-3 conservative majority, on Monday hears challenges to a Texas law that drastically limits access to abortion and which has sparked a fierce legal and political battle. At 10:00 am (1400 GMT), the nine-member court will listen to two hours of arguments by parties in a closely watched…
3 Sep
Hollywood actors, musicians, and celebrities hit out Thursday at a new law in Texas that bans nearly all abortions in the conservative US state. Reese Witherspoon, Eva Longoria Baston, and P!nk were among those criticizing the "fetal heartbeat" bill, which outlaws abortions beyond around six weeks, before many women even know they are pregnant. "It's…
14 Jan 2021
Argentina is set Thursday to become one of just a handful of Latin American countries to allow elective abortion, as neighbouring Chile initiates its own debate on decriminalizing a procedure denied most women on the continent.
31 Dec 2020
Pro-choice activists celebrated on the streets on Wednesday as Argentina joined a handful of South American nations to legalize abortion, a landmark decision in a country where the Catholic Church has long held sway.
18 Sep 2019
Ecuador's National Assembly voted Tuesday against decriminalizing abortion in all cases of rape and for fetal malformation.
5 Aug 2019
The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans Monday to overhaul its abortion laws, so that termination is treated as a health issue and a woman's choice rather than a crime.
8 Feb 2019
President Donald Trump is proposing a congressional ban on late-term abortions as he seeks to expand his conservative support ahead of the 2020 election.
26 May 2018
The first official results declared Saturday in Ireland's historic referendum on its strict abortion laws showed 66 percent backed repealing a constitutional ban on terminations.


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Hosts Cameroon set up an Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final against the Gambia but only after labouring to a 2-1 win over a Comoros side who were forced to start an outfield player
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Gabon coach Patrice Neveu admitted his team struggled to make up for losing star man Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after they were knocked
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Soldiers in Burkina Faso on Monday announced on state television that they have seized power in the West African country following a mutiny over the civilian president...
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A UK government minister resigned Monday in protest over the government's handling of fraudulent loans granted as part of a pandemic business support scheme.
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Star forward Musa Barrow scored on 71 minutes to take debutants Gambia, the lowest-ranked team at the Africa Cup of Nations, into the quarter-finals on Monday with a 1-0 victory