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First mercy killing of minor in Belgium: Report

First mercy killing of minor in Belgium: Report

The Netherlands also allows mercy killings for children, but only for those aged over 12.

Belgian Paralympian: I`m not ready yet for euthanasia

Belgian Paralympian Marieke Vervoort said in Rio on Sunday that she`s still considering euthanasia to escape a life of unbearable physical pain -- only not quite yet.

Watch video- Paralysed chimpanzee walks again with the help of a touch-screen

Watch video- Paralysed chimpanzee walks again with the help of a touch-screen

 A chimpanzee has learned to walk again after being paralysed due to illness.

20-year-old cancer patient seeks governor's permission for euthanasia

Jyoti, hailing from Sheshpur Athgava village, has lost one of her legs which had to be amputated because of her disease. 

Supreme Court says 'people's court' should decide on euthanasia, 'Living Will'

Supreme Court says 'people's court' should decide on euthanasia, 'Living Will'

The court also left it on Parliament to take a call on the right of terminally-ill persons to execute 'Living Will'.

Examining Law Commission's report on euthanasia: Centre to SC

The Centre in its recent affidavit said it has framed a legislation on the issue but would await the apex court's verdict on it.

Germany passes law allowing some types of assisted suicide

Lawmakers voted 360-233 in favor, despite fears voiced by many that it could lead to charges against doctors.