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With Court's OK, Chile Relaxes One Of The World's Strictest Abortion Bans

With Court's OK, Chile Relaxes One Of The World's Strictest Abortion Bans

A 6-4 ruling by judges on Monday accepted the constitutionality of making abortion legal in cases of rape, threat to the mother's life or deadly birth effects. Pro-choice groups faced off against anti-abortion forces outside of the court as the justices heard the case. "This victory is testament to the work of millions of women across the Americas and the world who fight against draconian laws that punish women and push them to seeking clandestine and risky abortions, putting their health ...


Another victory for Pakistan Army: Operation Khyber-4 completed successfully

Another victory for Pakistan Army: Operation Khyber-4 completed successfully

The spokesman said that 52 terrorists have been killed and 31 injured while four surrendered in Rajgal and Shawal area in North Waziristan during the operation. He said Fata Reforms are imperative for development of the area. Ghafoor says no organized terrorist network now exists in Pakistan because of such military operations.



Exercise to Strengthen Efforts in Defense of South Korea, Mattis Says

In turn, Mr Kim has threatened to fire missiles towards the U.S. territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean. A confidential United Nations report, seen by Reuters on Monday, found North Korea evaded United Nations sanctions by "deliberately using indirect channels" to export banned commodities and had generated $270 million since February.


Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

Trump pledged to respond to any North Korea aggression with "fire and fury" last week, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reiterated Trump's strong stance on Thursday, saying Washington is "prepared militarily" to respond, adding that although the U.S.is seeking a peaceful solution, it "has to be backed by a strong military outcome if North Korea chooses wrongly".


United States troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis

United States troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns: Mattis

The move averted a possible conflict after U.S. President Donald Trump warned that the U.S. military was "locked and loaded" and would respond to any attack with "fire and fury". Tensions in East Asia remain high following months of missile testing in North Korea . "The U.S. has to be responsible for the ensuing disasters".


Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins

Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins

Both the United States and South Korea insist that the drills are defensive in nature, but North Korea has long condemned the joint exercises as rehearsals for invasion. "The joint exercise is the most explicit expression of hostility against us, and no one can guarantee that the exercise won't evolve into actual fighting".