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Spain's tough new abortion law advances after secret vote

Spanish MPs narrowly voted on Tuesday to continue moving forward with legislation to drastically limit access to abortion in the country.<p>In a secret ballot, initiated by the Socialist Parliamentary Group, MPs voted 183 to 151 against abandoning the proposed changes to the abortion law.<p>Tabled in …

Ministry to probe jail beating of former common-law spouse of Rob Ford’s sister

The Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services says it is launching an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the beating in a Toronto jail in 2012 of Scott MacIntyre, the former common-law partner of Rob Ford's sister.<p>The announcement comes one day after Mr. MacIntyre …

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Egypt’s New Protest Law May Spark Another Crisis

It began like a standard Cairo protest. Around a hundred activists assembled Tuesday across the street from Egypt’s Shura Council, the higher of two …

Laying down the Laws: human rights court shouldn't have last word

A senior judge has argued that the European court in Strasbourg should not have the last word on interpreting the human rights convention. Delivering the third of his Hamlyn lectures in London on Wednesday evening, Sir John Laws said that national courts should follow their own interpretations of …

Egypt's highest-profile secular activists threatened with arrest

Arrest warrants were issued for two of Egypt's highest-profile activists on Wednesday, a day after 79 other secular campaigners were detained in Cairo in the largest crackdown on non-Islamist dissent since the fall of Mohamed Morsi. It was the first use of a draconian new protest law that was …

Germany leads Europe in legalising ‘third gender'

Germany will become the first European country to legally recognise a “third gender” in November when new-born babies whose sex is indeterminable will no longer be automatically assigned a male or female gender by medical staff.<p>Germany is to become the first European country to allow “undetermined” …

Everything you need to know about the Texas abortion law battle

By Sean Sullivan<p>, Reporter<p>The fight over abortion laws moved back into the national spotlight on Monday when a federal judge blocked key parts of a controversial antiabortion law in Texas.<p>Wondering what the law says, what was blocked and what it means going forward? You've come to the right place. …

Belgium Mulls Law To Allow Euthanasia For Kids

The ruling Socialist party in Belgium has proposed a bill that would allow euthanasia for children.<p>Belgium legalized euthanasia for people over the …

Kenyan president vows to review new media law

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to review a media law passed by parliament that has sparked outrage among the media.<p>Kenyatta asked journalists on Saturday to report more responsibly, but said he would closely examine the law, which will only become effective once he signs it.<p>"I shall …

Greece: Small businesses protest against new laws allowing Sunday trading

Shop owners, unions and the Orthodox Church have marched through the streets of Athens, united in protest against a law allowing shops to open on Sundays for the first time in a century.<p>Sunday is traditionally a day for families to get together in Greece, and many employees are concerned about …