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Suicide attack kills 15 in north Afghanistan: officials
Suicide attack kills 15 in north Afghanistan: officials

A suicide bomber on a three-wheeled motorbike killed at least 15 people at a crowded market in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, as security is ramped up ahead of presidential elections.

Suicide attack kills 15 in north Afghanistan: officials
Isa Shakhmarli. Photo courtesy of rferl.org
Azeri gay rights leader commits suicide

A leading Azerbaijani gays rights activist killed himself after writing in an online suicide note that he could not go on living in "this country and this world".

Azeri gay rights leader commits suicide
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NATO soldier killed in Afghan multiple suicide attack

Six Taliban suicide attackers launched an assault on a joint Afghan-NATO base in the east of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing one NATO soldier during a prolonged firefight, officials said.

NATO soldier killed in Afghan multiple suicide attack
Russia buries dead as bombings toll hits 33
Russia buries dead as bombings toll hits 33

Russia beefed up security and mourned its dead on Tuesday as the toll from jarring successive-day suicide strikes in the run-up to the Sochi Winter Olympic Games rose to 33.

Russia buries dead as bombings toll hits 33
©Reuters/Esam Omran Al-Fetori
Suicide attack near Libya's Benghazi kills at least seven: officials

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed vehicle into a security checkpoint outside the restive city of Benghazi in eastern Libya on Sunday, killing at least seven people, witnesses and security sources said.

Suicide attack near Libya's Benghazi kills at least seven: officials
Smoke rises from the Defence Ministry's compound after an attack, in Sanaa December 5, 2013. ©Reuters/Khaled Abdullah
Dead, wounded in Sanaa suicide car bombing: Yemen security

A suicide car bombing at the defence ministry in the heart of Sanaa left dead and wounded on Thursday.

Dead, wounded in Sanaa suicide car bombing: Yemen security
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Emos and punks blamed for teenage suicides in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan MPs are blaming the recent escalation of teenage suicides in Kazakhstan on emos and punks.

Emos and punks blamed for teenage suicides in Kazakhstan
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'Female suicide bomber' kills five on bus in Russia

A suspected female suicide bomber set off a blast on a bus packed with students in southern Russia, killing at least five people and raising security fears.

'Female suicide bomber' kills five on bus in Russia
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Four suicides in one week in neighboring houses shake Aktau

Four people have committed suicide by jumping off their windows in the neighboring multi-storey buildings in Aktau.

Four suicides in one week in neighboring houses shake Aktau
Photo courtesy of press-service Emergency Situations Department of Semey city
A young man tries to make suicide in Semey

A young man has made an attempt of suicide in Semey city.

A young man tries to make suicide in Semey
Photo courtesy of VKontakte social network
Yet another student jumps off roof in Almaty

A student of the 9th grade of Almaty school has jumped off the attic floor of a 5-storey building in Almaty.

Yet another student jumps off roof in Almaty
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Emergency should be declared in Kazakhstan over the series of suicides: psychologist

An emergency situation has to be declared in Kazakhstan over the increased number of suicide in the country: Anna Kudiyarova.

Emergency should be declared in Kazakhstan over the series of suicides: psychologist
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Quebec moves to allow assisted suicide

The government of Canada's mostly French-speaking Quebec province on Wednesday unveiled legislation allowing terminally ill patients to kill themselves with a doctor's help.

Quebec moves to allow assisted suicide
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Wave of strange double suicides sweeps through Kazakhstan

An Internet group of young suiciders may be behind the series of the tragic events in Kazakhstan.

Wave of strange double suicides sweeps through Kazakhstan
Maksat Aitpayev. Photo courtesy of diapazon.kz
Friend requests Kazakhstan orphan's body transported from U.S.

Denis Navanov, a student from Aktobe is asking Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry to bring the body of his orphanage friend back to Kazakhstan.

Friend requests Kazakhstan orphan's body transported from U.S.
Michael Jackson's daughter Paris. ©REUTERS/Phil McCarten
Jackson daughter hospitalized after suicide bid

Late pop icon Michael Jackson's daughter Paris was rushed to a California hospital Wednesday after trying to commit suicide.

Jackson daughter hospitalized after suicide bid
Far-right writer kills self in Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral
Far-right writer kills self in Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral

A far-right writer and activist shot himself dead in front of the altar of Paris's famed Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday, leaving statements denouncing gay marriage and immigration.

Far-right writer kills self in Paris's Notre Dame Cathedral
Notorious French bank robber commits suicide after drugs arrest
Notorious French bank robber commits suicide after drugs arrest

Marc Armando, the suspected mastermind behind one of France's most spectacular bank heists two decades ago, has committed suicide in prison.

Notorious French bank robber commits suicide after drugs arrest
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Two teens take lives over unfinished homework: media

Two teens in eastern China committed suicide after "failing to complete homework assignments" state-run media said on Friday, in an extreme case highlighting the immense pressure schoolchildren can face.

Two teens take lives over unfinished homework: media
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Spike in suicides among middle-aged Americans

Suicide rates are rising dramatically among middle-aged Americans, according to US government statistics, which showed a 28 percent spike from a decade ago in the number of people taking their own lives.

Spike in suicides among middle-aged Americans