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Irish anti-abortion campaign concedes it has lost referendum 26.5.2018 Reuters: World News
DUBLIN (Reuters) - The main group opposing the liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law conceded on Saturday that it has lost Friday's referendum by an overwhelming margin, a spokesman said.
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Ireland set to make history with abortion referendum: PM Varadkar 26.5.2018 General News
Ireland's Indian-origin Prime Minister Leo Varadkar today declared that the country was set to make history as exit polls indicated a landslide victory for the 'Yes' vote to repeal the country's stringent abortion laws in a landmark referendum. According to an exit poll published by The Irish Times', 68 per cent voted in favour of abolishing the eighth amendment to the Irish Constitution that gives an unborn child and its mother equal rights to life. More than 4,500 voters were interviewed by Ipsos/MRBI as they left polling stations yesterday, with the highest 'Yes' vote expected in Dublin at 77 per cent. The results of the referendum will be confirmed later today after the count is completed. "It's looking like we will make history," said Varadkar, as the exit poll results poured in. While the two main parties of Ireland - Fine Gael and Fianna Fil - did not take official positions on the referendum, politicians were permitted to campaign on a personal basis and Varadkar had been ...
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Irish Anti-Abortion Campaign Concedes It Has Lost Referendum 26.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The main group opposing the liberalisation ofIreland's abortion law conceded on Saturday that it has lost Friday's referendum by an overwhelming margin, a spokesman said.
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Ireland's abortion laws: Yalagi confident the vote will be ‘yes’ 26.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Father of Savita Halappanavar who died due to a Dublin hospital’s refusal to terminate her pregnancy, hopes Ireland will legalise abortion
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Irish show landslide support for abortion reform: Exit polls 26.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Ireland appears poised to overwhelmingly overturn a constitutional amendment banning abortion in almost all circumstances, according to an exit poll.
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Ireland to end abortion ban in historic vote 26.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is set to liberalise some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws after exit polls suggested a landslide vote for change in what was until recently one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.
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Ireland set to end abortion ban as exit polls signal landslide vote 26.5.2018 Reuters: World News
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is set to liberalise some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws after exit polls suggested a landslide vote for change in what was until recently one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.
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Ireland set to end abortion ban as exit polls signal landslide vote 26.5.2018 Zee News : World
Voters were asked if they wish to scrap a 1983 amendment to the constitution that gives an unborn child and its mother equal rights to life. 
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Malaysia's baby panda makes public debut, Irish abortion referendum, and other news in pictures 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
 Published at 11:30 amBaby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes public debutA baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago made her public debut on
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Six Years After Indian Woman's Death, Ireland Set To End Abortion Ban 26.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Ireland will hold an historic referendum on liberalising its abortion law, considered oneof the strictest laws in Europe. The referendum vote to repeal the ban in this traditionally Catholic country...
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Ireland tipped to repeal abortion ban by a landslide, show exit polls 26.5.2018 Latest News
In the campaign, nearly 3.5 million voters were asked whether they wanted to overturn the ban after an emotional and divisive campaign
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How tragic death of a young Indian woman sparked history-making vote in Ireland 26.5.2018 General News
New Delhi [India], May 26 (ANI): Thousands of people in Ireland are celebrating after the country voted overwhelmingly to change the constitution so that abortion can be legalised.According to exit polls, 69 percent of voters voted to repeal the 35-year-old 8th amendment to Ireland's constitution, which had put in place some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world. This could be a stunning victory for the Yes side after a long and often divisive campaign.It is an historic moment for a country long viewed as deeply religious and traditional.And it is a moment brought about by the untimely and tragic death of a vivacious young Indian woman from Karnataka after she was denied an abortion six years ago caused widespread outrage across Ireland and revulsion at what many saw as the country's archaic abortion laws.In 2012, 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar was living the dream.She was a successful dentist who lived with her husband Praveen in Galway, on the west coast of the ...
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Ireland tipped to repeal abortion ban by a landslide 26.5.2018 General News
Counting begins today in Ireland's historic referendum on abortion as exit polls showed an overwhelming vote in favour of liberalising some of the strictest laws in Europe. Friday's vote to repeal a ban in this traditionally Catholic country was predicted to win by a two-thirds majority. An Irish Times poll of 4,000 said the "Yes" camp was leading by 68 per cent to 32 per cent. Another poll by national broadcaster RTE suggested an even bigger victory, with 69 per cent to 30 per cent backing reforms. The Irish Times survey suggested that women voted by 70 per cent in favour of the proposal and 30 per cent against. Support among men was 65 percent pro-choice and 35 per cent anti-abortion. "Thank you to everyone who voted today. Democracy in action. It's looking like we will make history tomorrow," Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, who backs the reform, said in a tweet. People over 65, however, voted mostly against overhauling the current legislation, which only allows terminations in cases ..
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Irish voters appear to back ending abortion ban 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Ireland’s referendum represented a battle for the very soul of a traditionally conservative nation that has seen a wave of liberalisation in recent years.
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Ireland Tipped To Repeal Abortion Ban By A Landslide 26.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Counting begins on Saturday in Ireland's historic referendum on abortion as exit polls showed an overwhelming vote in favour of liberalising some of the strictest laws in Europe.
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Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: Exit polls 26.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: Exit polls
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Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote -exit polls 26.5.2018 Reuters: World News
DUBLIN (Reuters) - The people of Ireland are set to liberalise some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws by a landslide, two exit polls from a referendum showed on Friday, as voters demanded change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative ...
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Ireland's abortion vote becomes a test for Facebook, Google 25.5.2018 Latest News
Facebook and Google took aggressive steps this month to prevent foreign meddling ahead of Ireland's vote
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Pro-abortion rights Irish PM confident amid high referendum turnout 25.5.2018 Reuters: World News
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was quietly confident that a strong early turnout in Ireland's abortion referendum on Friday would favour those seeking change in what two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative ...
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Pro-choice Irish PM confident amid high abortion vote turnout 25.5.2018 Reuters: World News
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was quietly confident that a strong early turnout in Ireland's abortion referendum on Friday would favour those seeking change in what only two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative ...
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