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18 Jul 2021
Spain has joined a handful of countries where terminally or seriously ill people can end their lives legally, provided they fulfill certain criteria and get doctors' approval. The reform came after years of campaigning by supporters. DW's Nicole Ris reports from Madrid.
9 Apr 2021
"I should be dead": suffering from an incurable disease, Frenchman Alain Cocq is calling on MEPs to adopt the right to euthanasia on Thursday, without which he is "obliged" to opt for "death in exile" in Switzerland.
24 Nov 2019
Lawmakers in New Zealand backed a bill that would legalize euthanasia, but only if endorsed by voters in a referendum next year. Candidates would only be eligible for euthanasia if they had less than six months to live.
5 Jun 2018
Euthanasia is once again under discussion in France. Many say the country should look to Belgium, where the procedure was decriminalised back in 2002.

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