A 27-year-old woman by the name of Belen is serving an eight year prison sentence in Argentina following a court's ruling that she was guilty of murder after suffering a miscarriage in a public hospital.
The new punishment comes in wake of brutal gang rape and murder of 14 year old on her way to home on the island of sumatra. President Joko Widodo, signed a decree on wednesday authorizing chemical castration for convicted child sex offenders
The United Nations, supported by celebrities from all over the globe, today dispatched an exceptional crusade against the illicit exchange of wildlife, which is pushing species to the verge of.... Featured story on today's Animal News Sentinel.
A group of more than 200 Israeli military and intelligence officers criticized the government for a lack of action in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and issued a detailed plan they say can end the impasse.
ISRAELIS HAVE a self-protective habit: when confronted with inconvenient truths, they evade its essence & deal with a secondary, unimportant aspect. Golan compared developments in Israel to the events that led to the disintegration of the Weimar Republic
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Indonesia has rejected applications from scores of companies for new palm oil operations, an official said Wednesday, as it cracks down on an industry whose expansion has been blamed for fuelling haze-belching forest fires.
Ninety percent of atomic bomb survivors appreciate President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima and about two-thirds of them do not seek his apology for the two atomic bombs dropped on Japan, according to an Asahi Shimbun survey.
With so many adolescent girls and women around the world lacking access to the safe water and sanitation they need to manage their menstruation in a hygienic and dignified way, something has to change.
If the young Knesset members of the Zionist Union will arise and form a new party, there could yet be hope. A simple and practical proposal, which can be implemented immediately, if only all those involved can understand they have enormous responsibility
Brazil's interim President Michel Temer calls emergency meeting after gang rape of teenage girl in Rio de Janeiro triggers wide condemnation. He vows to form federal police force to deal with violence against women. Police hunt for more than 30 suspects.