School were cancelled In Italy, journalists and politicians suspect the government of a cover-up in Iran and in Kenya, and officials are trying to contain fake news. We have the latest on COVID-19 from some of the places affected. Also, a Greek member of the European parliament discusses the tense situation along the Greece-Turkey border where migrants have been flocking in an attempt to reach Europe. And, climate change is claiming another victim: ice wine — a sweet dessert wine grown in Germany where the grapes no longer freeze during the winter, preventing the vintners from making the wine.
The US launched an airstrike on Taliban fighters attacking Afghan forces Wednesday, just days after signing a peace deal outlining a possible end to the 18-year war. And, a newly conservative US Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a case that could put new restrictions on access to abortion, while in Latin America, US conservative groups are exercising influence in abortion-rights cases. Also, and is South Korea's approach to containing the novel coronavirus a model for the rest of the world?
The country has seen a rise in reported femicides and violence against women. Despite the president's promises to address the violence, his administration has cut programs aimed at helping women and girls.
On Monday night, Colombia’s Constitutional Court voted to uphold a previous ruling that allows the procedure when a woman’s life is at risk, the fetus is malformed or the pregnancy is a result of rape.
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