Can one explain death objectively and scientifically? When does it begin? What happens afterwards? What do near-death experiences show? Do we have a soul? DW’s Alexander Freund tries to answer these questions.
Sonny Inbaraj Krishnan on ageing, nursing homes and death. Is medical science ignoring personal suffering of the aged by prolonging their life?
22 are dead, while 36 others wounded in a bomb blast on an election gathering.
Death toll jumps to 832 from multiple earthquakes and a tsunami in Indonesia.
Ihave always been on the lookout for things that can help distract my mind from personal problems. However, since I’ve already read and watched so many books and films, I could hardly find anything that really surprised and got me hooked anymore.
Prime Minister Hun Sen flew to Vietnam to pay tribute to the late Vietnamese president Tran Dai Quang who passed away.
The death toll from storm Florence has risen to at least 37 in the US East Coast.
The ceremonies were set to end after seven days, but have now been extended by three months.
Pursat Provincial Court charges a 51-year-old man over the death of his wife.
An Egyptian court sentences 75 former members of Muslim Brotherhood to death.
First Myanmar online birth and death registration in Mon, by using mobile technique.
In wars of the future, life-or-death decisions may be made by machines – independent of human control. While the development of autonomous weapons is moving fast, the UN in Geneva is trying to get countries to agree on a ban.
The longtime NBA forward Lamar Odom talks about the time he spent in a coma after being found unresponsive at a Nevada brothel.
An Irrawaddy dolphin is found dead on Koh Rong Sanloem beach.
The death toll in Kerala due to floods following incessant rains reached 37.
Vampires and their chief, named Dracula, are popular characters featured in many horror stories and movies.
Health Ministry issues a warning against five types of joint-soothing medication.
Phnom Penh Court sentences a construction worker to two years jail for manslaughter.
The death toll from the raging wildfires around Athens has risen to 81 as rescuers scoured scorched homes and burned-out cars for victims of one of the world’s deadliest fire outbreaks.
A massive landslide kills at least 15 people with 45 others injured in Hpakant mining region, Myanmar’s northern Kachin state.
Death toll of the suicide blast that hit a public rally has risen to 20.
The death toll from record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rise to at least 57.
The death toll in ongoing floods in India’s northeastern state of Assam has risen to 32.
PM calls for legal action against Situation Room NGOs over rumours.
There are many reasons why some people die so early while others live so long. Malaysia’s current prime minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamed mesmerised many for being the oldest prime minister in the world.
Khmer National United Party president Nhek Bun Chhay’s wife, Sam Sopheap, passed away in Bangkok due to her illness.
A Malaysian court sentences to death an Australian mother over drug trafficking.
The death toll from a plane crash in Cuba last week rose to 111 as one of the three survivors, Grettel Landrove, 23, died in a Havana hospital.
Former Takeo governor is arrested for questioning over the death of an official.
Our life is uncertain but death and diseases are certain. Though human life is fragile and fleeting, it must flow on.