Life support can be ended for clinically-dead pregnant woman: Irish court

Ireland's high court ruled doctors can withdraw life support for a clinically dead pregnant woman on Friday, in the latest case to trigger heated debate on the country's stringent abortion laws.

Savita`s father appeals for Irish public inquiry

The father of Savita Halappanavar has appealed to the Irish government to hold a public inquiry into his daughter`s death.

Ireland says abortion policy depends on Savita report

After Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar`s death in Ireland, Irish Education Minister Ciaran Cannon said his government will take a decision on abortion policy after they get reports on her case.

Pregnancy of minor girl medically terminated

The medical termination of the six-week pregnancy of a minor girl, who was allegedly abducted and later recovered from Goa, was carried out here after the consent from her parents.

Abortion row: Ireland to order statutory inquiry into Savita`s death

Ireland will order statutory inquiry, in addition to medical one, into death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar after being denied abortion, in an attempt to meet husband`s demand for full probe.

Irish Prez intervenes in row over Savita death inquiry

Irish President Michael D Higgins intervened in death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar after being denied abortion, saying the probe must meet the needs of her family as also the State.

Khurshid condoles Savita’s death, says ‘Irish Govt probing matter’

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday offered his condolences to Savita Halappanavar’s family, and said that the Irish Government is probing the matter.