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The almost complete ban on abortion in Poland sparked protests across the country.

The Polish Supreme Court on Thursday banned abortions due to fetal defects. This decision further limits reproductive rights in a country with some of the most conservative abortion laws in Europe. Protesters took to the streets on Friday and clashed with police in several major Polish cities to demonstrate what is a near-complete ban on abortion, according to proponents of …

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Venezuela opposition figure, imprisoned for a long time, flees the country

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López fled the country on Saturday after spending the last six years in prison, house arrest and diplomatic asylum, his political party said. The 49-year-old López is on his way to an unknown international destination after leaving the Spanish embassy in Caracas, according to his political party and the Spanish Foreign Ministry. He had sought refuge …

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Ireland is the first European country to reinstate a lockdown amid a coronavirus resurgence

Coronavirus cases and hospital admissions have re-emerged in some European countries. On Wednesday alone, at least 10 European nations announced record numbers of daily cases. Ireland, which has a population of around 5 million, has had more than 52,000 confirmed cases and 1,865 deaths. As Europe prepares for the second wave of the pandemic, many countries have opted for targeted …

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Ireland is the first EU country to return to coronavirus lockdown

Ireland will be the first EU country to return Coronavirus Lockdown, Prime Minister Micheal Martin said Monday, issuing a statewide order to stay home but insist that schools stay open. With measures going into effect for six weeks from midnight on Wednesday, all non-essential retail stores will be closed and closed Bars and restaurants Take away or delivery service only. …

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Women’s marches bring thousands to Washington, DC and cities across the country: NPR

Protesters gather in Washington, DC during the final women’s march, demonstrations that began immediately after President Trump’s inauguration. Carol Guzy for NPR Hide label Toggle labeling Carol Guzy for NPR Protesters gather in Washington, DC during the final women’s march, demonstrations that began immediately after President Trump’s inauguration. Carol Guzy for NPR Updated at 6:08 PM ET Thousands of people …

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Dunkin ‘Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut hits the menu across the country

The Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut is described as a “deliciously daring donut”. It is baked with a classic yeast dough and poured with strawberry icing mixed with a mixture of cayenne pepper and ghost pepper, one of the hottest chili peppers in the world. Dunkin (DNKN)‘sells the donut in its US restaurants from Wednesday through December. Spicy flavors have become …

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Venezuelans are fleeing the country again after months of being blocked by Covid

PAMPLONA, Colombia – Eleazar Hernández slept on a sidewalk in the middle of a light drizzle, freezing temperatures, and the roar of trucks passing by. The 23-year-old Venezuelan migrant tried to get to the Colombian city of Medellin with his wife, who is seven months pregnant. But the couple ran out of money for transportation when they reached Pamplona, ​​a …

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Kyrgyzstan’s post-election protests put the country on the verge of revolt

Authorities said they had not ruled out holding another vote. The thousands of protests erupted after two establishment parties, one of which is close to President Sooronbai Jeenbekov, swept the vote on Sunday, according to preliminary results. The protesters called for the voting results to be canceled and the Central Election Commission said Tuesday it would look into their request, …

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