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  1. News - World - IRELAND

    Suicide-risk women in Ireland may be denied abortions through new rules

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 09:52pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Dublin Pro-choice doctorssay Irish guidelines would leave women 'at mercy of a lottery' Suicide-risk women maybe denied abortions Pregnant women in Ireland could be blocked from having an abortion even if they are at risk of suicide after conceiving as a result of rape or incest, under new guidelines issued to Irish doctors. Experts warned that the Guidance ...

  2. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Chinese prostitutes as young as 15 suffering high STD and abortion rates, study reveals

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:46pm by Chris Luo

    ... pregnancy and prevalent abortions, a study by an award-winning researcher has found. The study was based on interviews with 310 prostitutes, aged 15 to 20 years old, in Kunming, capital city of the southwestern province of Yunnan. Two thirds of the women and girls said they had experienced STD-related symptoms in the past year. Some 44 per cent had undergone abortions according to the research, ...

  3. Sport - Racing

    Zac Purton aborts Japan stint to seek treatment for heel injury

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:33am by Michael Cox

    ... Michael Cox michael.cox@scmp.com Purton cuts short Japan stint over heel injury Despite riding in tremendous form, newly crowned Hong Kong champion jockey Zac Purton has aborted his off-season stint in Japan after aggravating a heel injury and was flying home to Australia on Sunday night to seek specialist treatment. Purton had won two of the three races he had contested ...

  4. Beautiful minds

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... about people after they win awards. Also, Levitt was well known already for the abortion theory. But then I read the rest of his papers, and was very taken.' The abortion theory made Levitt ... issues, Levitt found his answer in the 1973 legal case of Roe vs Wade, which legalised abortion. Levitt argued that the law, in effect, wiped out a generation of would-be criminals. Because most ...

  5. News - World - IRELAND

    Irish force foreign woman into caesarian birth at 25 weeks

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:12pm by GDN

    ... by caesarian section in Ireland after being denied an abortion in a case experts say exposes flaws in recent reform meant to allow limited terminations. The woman, an immigrant who cannot be named for legal reasons, was refused an abortion even though at eight weeks she demanded a termination, claiming she was suicidal. After she then threatened a hunger strike in protest at the decision, ...

  6. News - World - ABORTION

    Spain's government, under Church pressure, vows to tighten abortion law

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Opposition Socialist Party, which relaxed legal requirements for procedure in 2010, incensed Spain vows to tighten abortion law amid debate Spain's centre-right government, under pressure from the Catholic Church and its own ultraconservative wing, has vowed "promptly" to tighten the nation's abortion laws, angering the opposition ...

  7. Forced-abortion case husband goes missing

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com The husband of a woman who earlier this month was forced to abort a seven-month-old fetus in Zhenping county, Shaanxi, has been missing since Sunday night after the family suffered days of harassment by local officials. Deng Jiyuan, the 29-year-old father of the aborted fetus, had been constantly followed by local officials and thugs, his ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'Long Hair's' aborting of trip to Shanghai lays bare pan-democrat divide

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam in Shanghai jeffie.lam@scmp.com Radical's decision to quit Legco trip to Shanghai lays bare rift in camp 'Long Hair' exit splits pan-democrats "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung's decision to abort his trip to Shanghai laid bare a rift in the pan-democratic camp. Nowhere is the split more apparent than in the Civic Party. Its leader, Alan ...

  9. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Submarine hunt for MH370 aborted after water proves to be ‘too deep’

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 07:22pm by AFP and AP

    ... feature returned it to the surface, the search coordination center said in a statement on Tuesday. Watch: Mini-sub tries again after first search for MH370 aborted “The six hours of data gathered ... and automatically resurfaced. “There’s certain abort criteria that the vehicle has as it’s executing its mission,” he told CNN from Perth. “If there’s certain conditions that occur, it stops and it comes ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    Iran bans vasectomies in effort to boost birth rate

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 01:07am by Reuters

    ... educated female population in traditional roles as wives and mothers. It also worries health advocates who fear an increase in illegal abortions. State media reported that the number of illegal terminations between March 2012 and March 2013 was 12,000, more than half the total number of abortions that year. Abortion is legal in Iran if the mother is in danger or if the fetus has been ...




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