Now there are two victims. Tyler Clementi and Dharun Ravi. The former paid with his life. The latter will pay with his future. With the jury’s guilty verdict in the so-called Rutgers University webcam spying case, Ravi, it appears, has been turned into the proverbial sacrificial lamb for society’s collective guilt about its own bias...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Ram Babu’s last days were typical in India’s growing rash of suicides. The poor farmer’s crop failed and he defaulted on the $6,000 loan he had taken to buy a tractor. The bank’s collectors hounded him, even hiring drummers to go round the village drawing attention to his shame. “My father...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police in South Korea say a passenger found hanged in a plane bathroom apparently killed himself during the flight. A police official based at Incheon International Airport said Tuesday the man was found hanging by his belt from a clothes hanger after the flight landed. Monday’s Asiana Airlines flight had...
On February 28 2010, a Japanese university student allegedly caused an express bus to crash in Hiroshima. 22-year-old junior at Kagoshima University, Yuki Kajita, told investigators that he wanted to die. There have been many more cases such as Yuki Kajita’s during the last year. According to a National Police Agency (NPA) report in Japan,...
Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 6
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 10:08AM UTC
Naver says no IPO for Line app in 2014
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Heavy rains trigger landslides in northeast India
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China police jailed for torturing suspects
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Samsung may launch first Tizen phone in India
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Group: Tibetan student dies after self-immolation
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