Cuba is currently facing a shortage in condoms — sparking worries about the impact this could have on the country’s rate of HIV, sexually transmitted diseases, and unwanted pregnancies.
An Iranian mother spared the life of her son’s convicted murderer with an emotional slap in the face as he awaited execution with the noose around his neck, a newspaper reported Thursday. The dramatic climax followed a rare public campaign to save the life of Balal, who at 19 killed another young man, Abdollah Hosseinzadeh, in a street fight with a knife back in 2007. (AFP)
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