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.
Negotiators tried for an hour to persuade the teenage refugee to move back while neighbours booed and encouraged him to commit suicide.
The country was the first in the world to legalise euthanasia for the severely ill. Now, its government wants to broaden the law to older people even if they are not sick.
Deadly attack on charity followed twin blasts in the Afghan capital, which killed at least 25 people, including an army general and two senior police commanders while wounding 91 others.
Suicide bomber rams car laden with explosives into a government convoy travelling in eastern Yemen, killing a senior commander along with seven others and wounding over a dozen.
Canadian minister promises ‘real plan' to help aboriginal community plagued by suicide attempts and low living conditions
Canadian Parliament will vote on draft legislation allowing doctors to assist suicide for Canadians and residents suffering incurable illness
Canadian aboriginal community declares state of emergency after 11 of its members tried to take their own lives
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