A suicide bombing and shelling in the Shiite-majority Kadhimiyah district of north Baghdad killed at least 14 people on Thursday.
A British national has attempted to commit suicide in Aksai, Western Kazakhstan Oblast.
Suicide, especially among children and adolescents, is an alarming problem for Kazakhstani officials. Together with UNICEF Kazakh pscyhiatrists conducted a study into the causes of youth suicide, and the prelimitary results may help address the problem.
A total of 172 "suicide tourists" travelled to Switzerland in 2012, to die with medical assistance -- a practice prohibited in many countries.
The doctor and clown whose life story formed the basis of the movie "Patch Adams" paid tribute to its star Robin Williams.
Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams died from suspected suicide on Monday after a battle with depression.
A suicide attacker killed a cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai near the volatile southern city of Kandahar, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result.
South Korea's military confirmed the apparent suicides of two army privates, raising fresh questions over the deployment of young conscripts in frontline units after a deadly shooting spree last month.
Prominent Australian right-to-die doctor Philip Nitschke on Thursday vowed to continue giving advice on how to end life after the Australian Medical Board used emergency powers to suspend him.
A dozen mothers in an asylum-seeker camp have reportedly attempted suicide so their children can be settled in Australia, piling pressure on Prime Minister Tony Abbott who said Wednesday he would not be morally blackmailed.
A Taliban suicide bomber in Kabul killed eight military officers Wednesday in an attack on an air force bus, Afghan officials said, in the latest strike against the national security forces as US troops withdraw.
Transportation authorities agreed to fund anti-suicide netting beneath the Golden Gate Bridge to prevent people jumping to their death from the iconic landmark, an official said.
The head of a $2.0-billion Chinese copper producer fell to his death from a building, the firm announced Wednesday, and a state-run newspaper said he committed suicide following corruption allegations.
A South Korean soldier who killed five comrades was in a stable condition Tuesday after an apparent suicide bid, doctors said, as details emerged of a final note he wrote regretting his actions.
Police in Japan are probing a possible family suicide after a mother and her three small children plunged to their deaths from an apartment complex, they said.
A car bomb exploded at a police station in Libya's second city Benghazi late Wednesday, leaving the suicide bomber dead and five police officers injured, security officials said.
A former French Legionnaire, questioned during the course of the investigation into the 2012 murder of four people in the French Alps, committed suicide on Tuesday, police said.
Six elderly people in China are said to have committed suicide to ensure they died before new regulations banning coffin burials come into force, a newspaper reported.
China's high-pressure, exam-driven education system is responsible for the vast majority of suicides by schoolchildren in the country, state media said Wednesday, citing a study.
The number of suicides in the US military dropped by 18 percent in 2013 but rose among part-time soldiers in the reserves, the Pentagon said.
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