Jan 27, 2015

Man fatally shoots self outside News Corp. building in New York

A man shot and killed himself in an apparent suicide on Monday outside the News Corp. office building in Midtown Manhattan, police said. The 41-year-old man, whose identity was not officially released, shot himself in the chest outside 1211 Sixth Avenue and was taken ...

Jan 15, 2015

Man commits suicide in Costa Rican church

A man committed suicide in Costa Rica on Wednesday by shooting himself in the head inside a Catholic church that attracts multitudes of pilgrims, authorities said. As pilgrims often do, the 66-year-old entered on his knees to the Basilica of Our Lady of the ...

Islamic State's Yazidi sex slaves in Iraq driven to suicide

Dec 24, 2014

Islamic State's Yazidi sex slaves in Iraq driven to suicide

Women and girls from Iraq’s Yazidi religious minority have told rights activists they were beaten and forced into sexual slavery by the Islamic State jihadist group, driving some to suicide. Islamic State militants have overrun swaths of Iraq since June, declared a cross-border caliphate ...

Dec 5, 2014

Boy, 12, told of school bullying before apparent suicidal leap

A 12-year-old Filipino boy in Isesaki, Gunma Prefecture, was found dead Monday in an apparent suicide, the Gunma Prefectural Police said Thursday. They said the boy, whose name was not disclosed, must have jumped from the seventh floor of his apartment building because a ...