People hold pictures of Savita Halappanavar during a vigil outside Belfast City Hall, Northern Ireland, on Thursday. Halappanavar died Oct. 28 in Galway, Ireland, just days after she was denied an abortion.
November 15, 2012 The 31-year-old Indian dentist was denied an abortion last month when she began to miscarry her 17-week-old fetus. She died three days later. The case is prompting the predominantly Catholic country to examine the conditions under which abortions can be permitted.
Gov. Bill Richardson arrives for a visit in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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December 16, 2010 US Afghan strategy; Irish abortion policy; Bill Richardson visits North Korea; fighting in Ivory Coast; Julian Assange bail hearing
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