Tag Archives: Suicide

Eric Trump suggests his father ‘tunes out’ criticism as it can lead to depression, suicide

One of US President Donald Trump’s sons has suggested his father “tunes out” criticism as it would lead to depression and suicidal thoughts. During an interview on The Joe Pags Show, Eric Trump said “politics is the nastiest business I’ve ever seen”. “It’s the media, the mainstream media, who does not want him to succeed. It’s government who… Read More »

Saudis ‘foil suicide attack’ on Mecca’s Grand Mosque

Saudi Arabia says it has foiled a “terrorist action” against the Grand Mosque in Mecca – Islam’s holiest site. A suicide bomber blew himself up when security forces surrounded the building he was in, the interior ministry says. The building collapsed, injuring 11 people, including police officers. Five other suspected militants have been taken into custody, officials say.… Read More »

Facebook Suicide Prevention Tools Get AI Boost, Extended to Live and Messenger

  Facebook plans to use artificial intelligence and update its tools and services to help prevent suicides among its users. The world’s largest social media network said it plans to integrate its existing suicide prevention tools for Facebook posts into its live-streaming feature, Facebook Live, and its Messenger service. Artificial intelligence will be used to help spot users… Read More »

Isis suicide bombing kills at least 48 at military base in Yemen

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a military camp in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday morning, killing at least 48 soldiers, a Health Ministry official said, and Isis’ Yemen-based affiliate has claimed responsibility. Abdel-Nasr al-Wali, a Health Ministry official based in Aden, told The Associated Press that 84 people were injured in the blast. Security officials said… Read More »

Medina explosion: Suicide bombing near Saudi holy site

A suicide bomber has killed four security officers and injured five others near one of Islam’s holiest sites in the Saudi city of Medina, according to the interior ministry. The bomber detonated his explosives after being stopped outside the Prophet’s Mosque, a statement said. The mosque is the burial place of the Prophet Muhammad and Medina the second-holiest… Read More »

Facebook Rolls Out Its Suicide Prevention Tools Globally

Facebook has rolled out its suicide prevention tools globally, including in India. The tools were made available in the US last year in partnership with Forefront, Lifeline, and Save.org. In India, the tools have been rolled out in collaboration with AASRA and Deepika Padukone’s The Live Love Laugh Foundation. The social network said the suicide prevention tools are… Read More »