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The new wave of feminism sweeping Latin America

The new wave of feminism sweeping Latin America

Women across Latin America are organizing a wave of protests to force gender politics into the public arena amid staggering rates of femicide and highly restrictive abortion laws.Thousands of Argentines who demonstrated last week in Buenos Aires for the decrim

Peru's top court rejects bid to ban cock, bull fighting

Peru's top court rejects bid to ban cock, bull fighting

Peru's top court on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit brought by animal rights activists hoping to ban cock and bull fighting on grounds they are unconstitutional.Peru has animal welfare laws but there is a clause that exempts cock and bull fighting as it considers

Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash

Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa filed a lawsuit on Monday against the operators of the helicopter that crashed on January 26, killing the NBA icon and eight others.The suit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on the same day that Bryant, his 13-year-old daugh

Germany to tighten screws on online hate speech

Germany to tighten screws on online hate speech

With the danger growing from far-right extremists and torrents of threats against politicians, Germany plans to toughen online speech laws and tighten the screws on social networks.Ministers in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government approved a new package of m

Sport will rebound in China but coronavirus exposes flaws

Sport will rebound in China but coronavirus exposes flaws

The coronavirus exposes an ignorance of China's lucrative sports market and poor contingency planning, experts say, after Formula One became the most high-profile casualty of a mass pullout from the country.Formula One chiefs are scrambling to fit the Shangha