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In Northern Ireland, abortion rights groups clamor for change

Abortion rights activists in Northern Ireland called on the British government to end what one group described as the province's "Victorian-era abortion ban" after neighboring Ireland voted by a landslide to liberalize its laws. Official results showed on Saturday that 66 percent of voters in the once deeply Catholic Irish republic ...

Nicaraguan forces violently retake protester-held symbolic city

/ Jul 18, 2018

Nicaraguan forces violently retake protester-held symbolic city

Nicaraguan police and armed pro-government civilians on Tuesday laid siege to and then retook a symbolically important neighborhood that had recently become a center of resistance to President Daniel Ortega's government. Government forces began advancing on Masaya's Monimbo neighborhood before dawn and had largely regained ...