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Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A Chilean court lifted the country's complete ban on abortion Monday marking the first time legal abortions will be allowed since 1989. However, abortions will still be severely restricted, allowing woman to get the medical procedure...
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- China's top diplomat issued a stern warning to North Korea and urged the reclusive state to end provocations. According to a report from Seoul's foreign ministry, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his North Korea...
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Tens of thousands of mourners crowded Las Ramblas, the historic center of Barcelona, to memorialize the victims of Thursday's terrorist attack as police continued the intense manhunt for the primary suspect. Many mourners Saturday carried signs...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- At least three people died Friday and several others were hurt in separate stabbing attacks in Finland and Germany, authorities said. In Finland, police confirmed two deaths and six people injured at two marketplaces near each...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Monsoon floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India have combined to become a full humanitarian crisis -- with more than 16 million people affected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Friday. "This...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Strategic assets of the U.S. military, including an aircraft carrier and a nuclear-powered submarine, may not be deployed during the upcoming joint exercises on the Korean peninsula. South Korean television network SBS reported Friday the United...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to move through the Windward Islands into the eastern Caribbean Sea on Friday the U.S. National Hurricane Center advised. The storm is moving westward at 18 mph, with sustained winds of...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Spanish police have arrested four people believed to be part of a covert, radical Islamic terrorist cell, but were still engaged in an intense manhunt Friday for the driver connected to a deadly van attack...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Japan's national emergency alert system, capable of transmitting urgent messages nationwide during a potential North Korea missile attack, is not functioning properly, Kyodo news agency reported. A drill conducted Friday across Japan turned up glitches in...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The death toll from two terrorist attacks in Spain rose to 14 Friday, officials said -- as investigators try and find the driver of a van that plowed into a crowd of people in one...

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