Mar 22, 2013 04:19 EDT
A US Marine shot and killed two colleagues before apparently turning the gun on himself at a military base in Virginia, US media reported early on Friday.
Mar 18, 2013 19:50 EDT
US police said Monday they had likely foiled a bomb and gun attack at a Florida university, after an early morning incident that saw the mastermind of the plot apparently take his own life.
Mar 17, 2013 02:39 EDT
A probe into the death of a man suspected of gang-raping a student on a New Delhi bus last December blames jail officials for failing to monitor him adequately, an Indian media report said on Sunday.
Mar 12, 2013 09:22 EDT
Singapore on Tuesday said it welcomed any independent evidence from US investigators on the mysterious death of an American scientist found hanged in the city-state last year.
Mar 12, 2013 03:48 EDT
The father of the main suspect in the New Delhi gang-rape case said Tuesday he had found multiple injuries on his son's body as a post-mortem tried to establish the cause of death in his prison cell.
Mar 11, 2013 15:26 EDT
The main accused in the fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi last December was found dead in his prison cell Monday, prompting fury from the victim's family and accusations of murder.
Mar 11, 2013 03:16 EDT
The main accused in the fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi last December was found dead in his prison cell Monday, prompting fury from the rape victim's family and accusations of murder.
Mar 11, 2013 01:01 EDT
The main accused in the fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi in December hanged himself in jail Monday while in solitary confinement, prompting outrage from the victim's family.
Mar 10, 2013 23:22 EDT
The main accused in the fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old student on a bus in New Delhi last December hanged himself in jail Monday while in solitary confinement, police and prison officials told AFP.
Feb 21, 2013 06:39 EST
Israeli guards supposedly keeping a round-the-clock watch on a mystery dual nationality prisoner held in isolation failed to notice his suicide for a full hour, a newspaper reported on Thursday.
Feb 20, 2013 05:26 EST
A Pakistani gang rape victim who became an international icon for daring to stand up to her attackers insists education is the key to ending the oppression of women in her country.
Feb 19, 2013 15:17 EST
Israel denied on Tuesday that a man identified by media as an Australian-Israeli Mossad agent who committed suicide in jail had any contact with Australia's security services, as a court said he had hanged himself in his cell bathroom.
Feb 19, 2013 14:41 EST
A gunman killed three people in California Tuesday, including at least one execution-style, in a series of carjackings before taking his own life, police said.
Feb 19, 2013 11:41 EST
An anonymous prisoner who died in an Israeli prison in 2010, identified by the press as Australian-Israeli Mossad agent Ben Zygier, hanged himself in the bathroom of his cell, court documents said Tuesday.
Feb 18, 2013 05:14 EST
US country singer Mindy McCready has died of an apparent suicide at the age of 37.
Feb 15, 2013 11:25 EST
The circumstances surrounding the death of an Australian-Israeli man known as "Prisoner X" in an Israeli jail is likely to lead to negligence charges, the justice ministry said on Friday.
Feb 14, 2013 07:47 EST
Recriminations grew in Israel on Thursday as more details emerged about the mysterious life and death of a prisoner held in top-secret who was believed to be an Australian-Israeli spying for Mossad.
Feb 14, 2013 07:02 EST
Israel has confirmed it jailed a foreigner in solitary confinement on security grounds who later committed suicide, as Australia admitted Thursday it knew one of its citizens had been secretly held.
Feb 14, 2013 05:34 EST
A top-secret Israeli-Australian prisoner jailed on security grounds gave no indication he was about to commit suicide, an Israeli lawyer who met him just days before his death said on Thursday.
Feb 14, 2013 05:24 EST
France's medical ethics council said Thursday that assisted suicide should be allowed in exceptional cases when suffering patients make "persistent and lucid requests" in a step forward to legalising euthanasia.