Suicide http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19521/all en Irish suicide deaths skyrocket http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110318/ireland-suicide-rate <p> Almost everyone in Ireland it seems &mdash; and even some visitors like Bill Clinton &mdash; knows of a family where a member has committed or attempted suicide.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110318/ireland-suicide-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Enda Kenny Global Economic Crisis Suicide Debt Crisis Europe Ireland Health Mon, 21 Mar 2011 10:46:00 +0000 Conor O&#039;Clery 5631714 at http://www.globalpost.com Suicide suspected in death of Japanese ex-New York Yankees pitcher Hideki Irabu http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110728/japanese-baseball-pitcher-dead-hideki-irabu-suicide <p> Irabu earned World Series rings with the Yankees in 1998 and 1999, but his pitching fell far short of expectations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110728/japanese-baseball-pitcher-dead-hideki-irabu-suicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Suicide Japan United States Thu, 28 Jul 2011 21:40:34 +0000 News Desk 5671760 at http://www.globalpost.com Foxconn resolves pay dispute with Chinese workers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120112/foxconn-resolves-pay-dispute-chinese-workers <p> Foxconn Technology, the world&#39;s largest contract electronics manufacturer, said it has resolved a pay dispute with Chinese workers at one of its factories in central China</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120112/foxconn-resolves-pay-dispute-chinese-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China China economy foxconn Suicide China Technology Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:55:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5687146 at http://www.globalpost.com Don Cornelius: Love, peace and soul train http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5689953 <p> A look back at the life of Soul Train emcee Don Cornelius who was found shot dead in an apparent suicide in his Los Angeles home earlier today.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5689953" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Suicide United States United States of America Entertainment United States Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:09:09 +0000 hmiller 5689953 at http://www.globalpost.com US military suicides high even as wars wind down http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120208/us-military-suicides-high-even-wars-draw-down Senior commanders concede that during recent years, more American veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have died of their own hand than through contact with the enemy. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120208/us-military-suicides-high-even-wars-draw-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> PTSD Suicide Military Politics United States Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:03:26 +0000 Michael Moran 5690975 at http://www.globalpost.com US military suicides rise to almost one a day in 2012 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120608/us-military-suicides-rise-2012 Military suicides have been rising alarmingly among both active-duty troops and veterans for most of the past decade, despite the efforts of official prevention programs.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120608/us-military-suicides-rise-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan War PTSD Suicide Military United States Fri, 08 Jun 2012 15:23:29 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5707233 at http://www.globalpost.com Why are so many elderly Asians killing themselves? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/140203/why-are-so-many-elderly-asians-killing-themselves <p>SINGAPORE &mdash; Health workers are grappling with soaring numbers, particularly in economically successful countries.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/140203/why-are-so-many-elderly-asians-killing-themselves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Suicide Want to Know Asia-Pacific Emerging Markets China Culture & Lifestyle Health South Korea Sun, 16 Feb 2014 07:35:00 +0000 Rob O&#039;Brien 6060464 at http://www.globalpost.com Why Koreans are killing themselves in droves http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/140313/why-koreans-are-killing-themselves-droves <p>SEOUL &mdash; The headlines are regular and morbid: a shamed celebrity takes her own life, a student leaps off a bridge after being rejected from a first-class university, and an ailing grandfather commits suicide to relieve the financial burden on the family. Still, the nation was shocked last week when a 29-year-old reality show contestant, in a bathroom at the guesthouse where filming was taking place, hanged herself by a hairdryer cord.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/south-korea/140313/why-koreans-are-killing-themselves-droves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Suicide Want to Know Japan North Korea South Korea Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:20:00 +0000 Geoffrey Cain 6094956 at http://www.globalpost.com