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US: 12-year-old teen allegedly commits suicide after facing relentless bullying in Las Vegas school

A 12-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide after she was bullied for a year at a school in the USA, media reports said.

Adult film actress Kagney Linn Karter commits suicide, GoFundMe page created to cover her funeral service

Adult film actress Kagney Linn Karter has committed suicide in Cuyahoga County, media reports said.

Make suicide prevention in Africa a priority, UN health agency urges governments

New York: Did you know that Africa has the highest suicide rate in the world? To reverse that worrying statistic, the UN health agency WHO on Thursday launched a social media campaign to raise awareness around mental health illness, which is believed to account for up to 11 per cent of the risk factors that are associated with suicide.

Mother sues Meta, Snap over daughter’s suicide

Washington/UNI: A woman has filed lawsuit against Instagram's parent company Meta and Snap Inc as an addiction to their social media platforms caused the suicide of her 11-year old daughter.

Afghanistan TV channel technician commits suicide

Kabul: An Afghanistani TV channel technician decided to commit suicide on Thursday in capital city Kabul as he was facing acute financial troubles.

Pandemic increasing risk factors for suicide, UN health agency warns

New York: Suicide prevention must be prioritized after 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Americas office of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, commemorated annually on 10 September.

Chinese police surveillance: Guangdong dissident poet commits suicide

Beijing:  An outspoken poet and current affairs commentator from the southern Chinese province of Guangdong has reportedly committed suicide  after ingesting pesticide leaving a suicide note that said he was driven to the extreme measure owing to excessive state surveillance, media reports said.

One in every 100 dies by their own hand, each suicide ‘a tragedy’: WHO

New York: New research published by the UN health agency on Thursday revealed that suicide remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide – taking more lives each year than HIV, malaria, breast cancer, war and homicide.

One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds: new UN health agency report

New York: Despite progress in national prevention strategies, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General lamented on Monday, highlighting key findings of the agency’s latest report on global suicide estimates.

Girls groomed for suicide missions fight back against the extremists of Lake Chad

New York, July 7 (IBNS): Halima Yakoy Adam won’t forget 22nd December in 2015, the day she was supposed to carry out a suicide bomb attack in the Lac Region town of Bol, 200 km north of N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, in Central Africa.

US lawmaker facing sexual assault charge dies of alleged suicide

Frankfort, Dec 14 (IBNS): Accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl, 57-year-old Kentucky politician Dan Johnson died of an alleged suicide, reports said.

Young victims of cyberbullying twice as likely to attempt suicide and self-harm, study finds

London, Aug 16 (IBNS):Children and young people under-25 who become victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to enact self-harm and attempt suicide than non-victims.

USA: Murder-suicide kills two at Texas college

Irving, May 4 (IBNS): At least two people have died following a suspected murder-suicide at a Texas college, reports said.

Thailand: Man kills baby daughter, self live on Facebook

Phuket, Apr 26 (IBNS): A Thai man murdered her daughter and later committed suicide, with the entire saga being recorded live on Facebook, reports said.