Despite attempts to lift up marginalised communities with work and training opportunities, discrimination is still driving some to desperate measures.
The National Institute of Health estimates that suicides are responsible for twice as many deaths as homicides in the country.
Jaish al Adl militant group claimed responsibility for the roadside bomb attack against Iran's revolutionary guards in which several others were also wounded.
The United States has the second highest death rate by firearms globally. Now guns are also affecting a significant number of children.
As Indian women feature at the top of global female suicide rate, we met a group of survivors from Bangalore city who explained how suicidal thoughts crept into their minds.
Anthony Bourdain, host of CNN’s food-and-travel-focused “Parts Unknown” television series, hanged himself in a French hotel room - the US network says.
The 104-year-old Australian scientist who travelled to Switzerland received 15g of Nembutal even as Beethoven's 9th Symphony accompanied the former ecologist as he drifted into final sleep.
According to the Indian government, every hour a student commits suicide in the country and failure at examinations is cited as the biggest reason for that.
Kavous Seyed-Emami, an Iranian-Canadian dual citizen and environmental activist, has died in custody in Iran. His case is one of many other suspicious detainee deaths in the country.
Wellington is trying to tackle the issue by boosting funding for anti-suicide programmes but critics say the roots of the problem have not been addressed.
The rising cases of suicide in Gaza are having a devastating impact on hundreds of families.
Three policemen were among those killed in twin car bombs targeting a checkpoint in southern Baghdad. The attack also injured 21 others.
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