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Outrage over YouTuber’s dead body video

An American YouTube star has prompted a barrage of criticism after he posted a video which showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan. The video showed Logan Paul and friends at the Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt Fuji, known to be a frequent site of suicides. Going in to film the “haunted” forest, they come ...

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Ex-Arsenal player Eboue on ‘brink of suicide’, sleeps on friend’s floor

Eleven years ago he was lining up to take part in the biggest club match in world football. During an illustrious seven-year career in the Premier League, he pocketed millions of pounds in wages, lived in a mansion and drove flashy cars. Now ex-Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue spends his days hiding from ­bailiffs, sometimes sleeps on the floor of a friend’s home, travels ...

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Death of K-pop star shines spotlight on South Korea’s suicide problem

In recent years, South Korea has earned global recognition for its glossy and youthful music industry, known as K-pop. At the same time, the country has grappled with a much more ignominious distinction — its suicide rate is the highest in the industrialized world. These contrasting facets of South Korea’s identity collided this week with the apparent suicide of one ...

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Promoting mental health – a way of ending suicides [Article]

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe Suicide is a serious public health problem; however, suicides are preventable with timely, evidence-based and ...

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Promoting mental health a sure way to reduce suicide [Article]

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe. Suicide is a serious public health problem; however, suicides are preventable with timely, evidence-based and ...

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Farmer assaults wife, kills himself at Sankore

A 41-year-old farmer, Akwasi Agyeman has assaulted his wife, Akosua Brago, and subsequently committed suicide over fears of a reprisal attack at Sankore in the Asunafo South district of the Brong Ahafo Region. Akosua Brago, who is in a critical condition, and the deceased, had been in a relationship for the last six months but had no children. The Kukuom District Police ...

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Concerted efforts needed to reduce suicides – Mental Health Authority

The Mental Health Authority is calling for concerted efforts to reduce suicide related deaths in the country as Ghana joins the rest of the world to mark Suicide Prevention Day today. According to the Authority it is using this year’s event which has the theme ‘Take a Minute, Change a Life’ to intensify awareness creation on the prevention of suicide ...

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Egypt: Couple commit suicide to explore ‘what happens after death’

An Irish woman and her Egyptian husband committed suicide, by drowning themselves in a swimming pool in a villa in Hurghada on the Red Sea coast in Egypt, Al Arabiya English reports. According to the report, the couple wanted to discover the other world and know what happens after death. Major General Hossam Kamal, director of the Red Sea Security, received a ...

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Man commits suicide over misunderstanding with girlfriend

A 30-year-old man over the weekend committed suicide at Axim, Western Region, over a misunderstanding with his girlfriend. The deceased, Kweku Mensah, who works at a beach in the area, is reported to have taken his life after an unresolved issue between him and his girlfriend with whom he has two children. Mr. Jodi Nokoe, the President of the Axim ...

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Garu: Police officer found dead in room with gunshot wound

A police officer with the Garu police command in the Upper East Region, Constable Peace Agbemefo, was found dead in her room on Monday afternoon with a gunshot wound. The Garu police commander, ASP Alexander Tieku confirmed the death to Citi News but declined to comment on the matter adding that, the death had been reported to the Bawku divisional police commander, ...

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