Thousands march in capital Zagreb in anti-abortion demonstration, while various left-wing and feminist groups oppose the rally by wearing bloody aprons and carrying clothes hangers –– a reference to illegal abortion.
The ruling means that all abortions in Poland will be banned except in cases of rape and incest, or when the mother's life or health are considered to be at risk.
Argentina on the cusp of legalising abortion over the objections of its influential Roman Catholic Church, with the Senate preparing to vote on a measure backed by the ruling party that has already passed in the lower house.
Draft law moves to the Senate for voting after passing with 131 votes in favour, 117 against and six abstentions in Congress.
Tens of thousands of protesters in Poland, mainly women, have taken to the streets against a ruling that limits abortion.
Poland has been rocked by huge demonstrations, most of them peaceful, since its top court ruled that abortion due to foetal abnormalities was not permissible under the constitution.
US Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett says she will consider both sides of arguments over health care, sexual preference discrimination, guns or reproductive rights.
Police used pepper spray against demonstrators who sprayed paint along the route of the march to mark International Safe Abortion Day in Mexico City.
The justices have voted 5-4 to overrule a state law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
Despite its progressive reputation, New Zealand had until now maintained abortion as an offense under the 1961 Crimes Act, with jail terms of up to 14 years for those who procured a termination.
Conservative pastors are increasingly participating in the country's politics, turning community work into political activism and then campaigning on far-right causes.
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