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New Zealand passes historic law to decriminalise abortion

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand has passed a landmark bill that treats abortion as a health issue rather than a crime, a major reform in laws that have been unchanged for more than four decades.


Euthanasia bill sparks fierce debate in Spanish parliament

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's new left-wing government submitted to parliament on Tuesday a bill that would allow euthanasia and assisted suicide in certain cases, reigniting a bitter debate on whether to decriminalise both practices.