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Belfast woman who took abortion pills tells police: 'arrest me or change the law'

A young Northern Irish woman who broke the law by taking medically tested abortion pills bought online has challenged the Police Service of Northern Ireland to arrest her and the Public Prosecution Service in the region to prosecute her.<p>Suzanne Lee from Belfast, who took the pills in August 2012 …

Northern Ireland

Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan 'offers support to man who wanted to jump off a bridge'

Often praised for his oratory skills, the former prime minister of the republic offers support to a man who was depressed, according to Turkish media<p>Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that he used his rhetorical skills to save a life on Friday, preventing a man from jumping off Istanbul's Bosphorus …

Poverty Remains the Arch Enemy in China

BEIJING -- During the last weekend of of November, in a hotel near Chang'an Boulevard in central Beijing, an important closed-door meeting of China's Communist Party (CPC) Central Committee took place. The General Secretary of the CPC and also the President of the country, Xi Jinping, was joined by …

Greece moves to recognise the state of Palestine

Greece is set to recognise the state of Palestine in a parliamentary vote to be attended by the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, a government source said.<p>A solemn ceremony will accompany the vote on Tuesday as Greece joins dozens of other countries that accord recognition to Palestine, the …

Indian court rejects more jail time for man convicted as a minor in 2012 gang-rape

A day after a man convicted as a minor in a 2012 gang rape and murder in New Delhi was released from detention, India's Supreme Court rejected appeals to extend his sentence in a case that has sparked a passionate debate over juvenile justice.<p>India's highest court on Monday dismissed a petition …

Ankara must come clean & address mounting evidence of links with ISIS – Iraqi MP to RT

Turkey needs to be much more proactive in countering terrorism in Syria and Iraq, stop turning a blind eye and aiding the Islamic State terrorists …

The Husband of a Famous Indian Artist Has Been Arrested in Mumbai for Links to His Wife’s Murder

The husband of a prominent Indian artist under scrutiny for her murder was arrested in Mumbai early Tuesday after a lengthy overnight interrogation, …

India paramilitary plane crash leaves 10 dead

A chartered aircraft carrying Indian military personnel has crashed near the capital's main airport. An aviation official said that an inquiry was …

India lowers crime trial age to 16 after Delhi gang rape furore | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India passed legislation lowering the age at which someone can be tried for rape and other crimes to 16, spurred into action by an uproar over the release of a minor convicted in a 2012 fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old woman on a Delhi bus.<p>Police detain demonstrators during a …

Alarm over Kurdish civilian casualties in operation Turkey says is targeting militants

Kurdish groups are sounding the alarm over rising civilian casualties as the Turkish army intensifies a large-scale operation it says is targeting militants in the country’s southeast.<p>Tanks have been filmed pounding positions in the town of Cizre, where residents have been under a curfew for weeks …

Middle East

Scores of Kurdish civilians among hundreds killed in Turkey's southeast – HRW

“Well over 100” deaths of Kurdish women and children have been recorded over the past six months in southeastern Turkey, Human Rights Watch (HRW) …

Indian lawmakers approve tougher penalties for juveniles - CNN Video

India approves tougher penalties for juveniles after outrage over one offender's release from his rape and murder sentence. CNN's Sumnima Udas reports.

Nesquik bunny ad banned over ‘great start to the day’ claim

An ad for Nesquik hot chocolate featuring a cartoon rabbit has been banned for claiming it gave children a “great start to the day” when in fact it was high in added sugar.<p>Nestlé UK ran an ad on Asda’s own-brand milk labels featuring the character stirring a cup of the drink underneath the …

Nutrition

Egypt moves to boost safety and tourism after October jetliner crash

Egyptian officials said Tuesday that the country's push to send a global message of safety after an October plane crash killed 224 people includes extensive security reviews of two of its biggest airports by a newly hired British firm.<p>Tourism Minister Hisham Zazou said the safety review was not a …

Facebook users solve mystery of 'ancient' relic unearthed in Jerusalem

Israel’s Antiquities Authority says Facebook users have solved the mystery of a gilded object thought to have been an ancient Jewish relic.<p>But far from being a rare historical artefact, the sabre turned out to be a modern device claimed by New Age advocates to be an “energy healer”.<p>Amir Ganor, the …

Archaeology

Suspected bomb kills one at Istanbul airport, investigation launched | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - One person was killed when an explosion hit an Istanbul airport overnight and damaged five planes, a Turkish minister said, adding that it was still too early to confirm whether the blast had been caused by a bomb.<p>The blast at Sabiha Gokcen, the city’s second airport and …

Airplane cleaner killed in blast at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL (AP) — An airplane cleaner at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport has died of injuries suffered Wednesday in an explosion near a parked …

Alan Kurdi's father pleads for world to open its doors

The father of Alan Kurdi, the Syrian boy whose photo sparked a worldwide outcry about the fate of refugees travelling to Europe, has appealed for the world to open its doors to those fleeing the war in Syria.<p>In a preview of UK broadcaster Channel 4's Christmas message, intended to provide an …

Egyptian women demonstrate against violence

Women in Cairo came out on Tuesday to protest an ongoing epidemic of violence against women.<p>Their mouths taped shut, with cuts and bruises painted on their faces, the demonstration took place in front of the press syndicate headquarters in a bid to draw attention to a global phenomenon that is …

Sexual Harassment

Woman killed in blast at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen Airport

An airplane cleaner at Istanbul's second-largest airport has died of injuries suffered in an explosion of unknown origin beside a plane, and another …

Explosion at Turkish Airport Kills Cleaner

An explosion at Istanbul's second-largest airport on Wednesday killed one cleaner on an airplane and injured another, Dogan news agency said.<p>The news agency added that authorities were investigating whether the blast was caused by a bomb.<p>Budget carrier Pegasus said the explosion at Sabiha Gokcen …

Turkey and Israel are in talks to restore diplomatic ties

Five years after they angrily broke off diplomatic ties, Israel and Turkey are negotiating a return to normalized relations as the region around them explodes in violence.<p>The Obama administration is eager for the rapprochement, which it sees as a buffer against each nation's growing isolation. Both …

Meet 15 people who brave freezing temperatures to live in the Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is one of those places. Average temperatures in the summer hover around 50° F, and in the winter they can drop below -50°F in many places.<p>While the Arctic is not very populated, people do inhabit the area. Photographer Cristian Barnett decided to document the lives of those people …

Attackers charged after Indian lynched for eating beef

Indian authorities have charged 15 people suspected of taking part in the mob killing of a Muslim man accused of eating beef.<p>Mohammad Akhlaq, 52, was dragged out of his home in September and beaten to death by a crowd after rumours spread at a Hindu temple that a calf had been killed in Uttar …

Four-year-old receives bravery award for 999 call after pregnant mother's fall

A four-year-old girl has received a bravery award for calling 999 when her heavily pregnant mother fell down the stairs.<p>Emma Bazzard made the 11-minute call after discovering her mother, Catherine Bazzard, unconscious at their home in Nailsea, Somerset. She answered a series of questions and was …

Crime

The Number Of U.S. Teenagers Giving Birth Has Reached A Historic Low

Advocates are crediting MTV with the decline. Yes, MTV.<p>The number of U.S. teenage girls giving birth dropped in 2014 to a historic low, continuing a massive downward trend in teenage birth rates since 1991.<p>Data released Wednesday from the National Center for Health Statistics showed the birthrate …

Venezuela's outgoing Congress names 13 Supreme Court justices | Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s Congress on Wednesday named 13 justices to the Supreme Court in a maneuver critics slammed as a last-minute court-packing scheme by the Socialist Party in the final days before it loses control of the legislature in January.<p>A woman walks past a mural depicting …

Erdogan vows to continue fight against PKK

Fighting continued in the Turkish town of Cizre Wednesday, as government forces shelled buildings they say were being used by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK.<p>Turkish security forces launched a large-scale offensive across the country’s majority-Kurdish southeast last week, placing the …

Teargas

Hocine Ait Ahmed a hero of Algeria's war of independence has died

Hocine Ait Ahmed, one of he heroes of Algeria’s war of independence against France has died in Switzerland at the age of 89, official sources said.<p>He helped to launch the independence war that eventually brought the North African country to freedom in 1962.<p>“This is a symbol of Algeria’s …

Africa