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…
Abortion rates have dropped 40 percent in wealthy nations since 1990 but remain unchanged in developing countries where procedures to end pregnancies are often unsafe, according to a study released Thursday.
WASHINGTON: People who knew the suspected gunman in the Colorado Springs shooting described him as a loner who was "weird" but had given few signs of violent behavior, US media reported Sunday.
COLARADO SPRINGS: Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday and opened fire with a rifle in an attack that left three people dead and nine others injured, authorities said.
DUBLIN: Ireland's high court ruled doctors can withdraw life support for a clinically dead pregnant woman on Friday, in the latest case to trigger heated debate on the country's stringent abortion laws.
MADRID: Tens of thousands of Spaniards rallied in Madrid on Saturday threatening to punish the government in elections next year unless it revives a plan to restrict women's access to abortion.