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A controversial UK court decision to perform an abortion on a 22-weeks-pregnant mother, who has the mental capacity of a child, have been overturned by three Court of Appeal judges three days after the ruling was handed down. The Judges said the wishes of the expectant mother, her own mother, and their social worker that […]

East China court on Friday sentenced an illegal fundraiser to 15- years in imprisonment and confiscated 100 million yuan (14.57 million U.S.) of his personal property. The Intermediate People’s Court of Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu Province, handed down the first trial sentence to Zhang Xiaolei, who pleaded guilty and expressed remorse in court, saying that […]

Mrs Patience Ekeoba, the National Programme Officer of United Nations Women in Nigeria on Friday expressed concern over the increasing incidences of rape of infants, girls and old women in Nigeria. Ekeoba made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on the sidelines of the EU-UN “Spotlight Initiative” to end all forms […]

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres should launch an international criminal investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, an independent rights expert said Wednesday. In a fresh report on the killing, UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard urged Guterres to “initiate a follow-up criminal investigation into the […]

Pope Francis said Monday he wants to visit Iraq as early as next year in spite of the security conditions. “An insistent thought accompanies me when I think about Iraq, where I want to go next year so that it can look to the future through peaceful and shared participation in the construction of the […]

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