Chinese mine boss drowns himself after deadly collapse

Dec 27, 2015

Chinese mine boss drowns himself after deadly collapse

The owner of a Chinese gypsum mine drowned Sunday after jumping into a well in an apparent suicide during rescue efforts for 17 workers still trapped two days after the mine collapsed and killed one person, state media said. Quoting a morning briefing by ...

Turkish president stops man from jumping off bridge

Dec 26, 2015

Turkish president stops man from jumping off bridge

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has talked a man out of jumping off a bridge, the president’s office says. Television footage on Friday showed Erdogan’s motorcade stopping on Istanbul’s Bosporus Bridge, where a man was apparently contemplating jumping off. Erdogan’s aides are heard telling ...

Dec 1, 2015

Tepco settles suit over suicide of Fukushima dairy farmer

Tokyo Electric Power Co. has agreed to make a payment to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a dairy farmer who committed suicide after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis, the family’s lawyers said. The settlement was reached Tuesday in the Tokyo District ...