Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 07:13
The Supreme Court on Tuesday referred the issue of legalising euthanasia to a five-judge Constitution bench in response to a PIL on allowing a person not to continue with artificial medical support.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 02:48
France`s highest civil court Thursday began hearing the case of a battle between family members over ending the life of a 38-year-old quadriplegic in a vegetative state.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 01:59
Belgium on Thursday endorsed new "right-to-die" legislation, which makes it the first country to allow euthanasia for terminally ill children of any age.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 23:06
Terminally ill children are set to win the right to die in Belgium when lawmakers vote on Thursday to extend a decade-old law allowing euthanasia for adults after months of often heated public debate.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 21:04
The issue of voluntary passive euthanasia was debated extensively before the Supreme Court which on Tuesday reserved its order on it.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 04:37
Canada`s highest court said on Thursday it will hear an appeal in a case that could grant terminally ill people the right to assisted suicide.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 08:09
Abortion rights activists launched a petition Wednesday to take a pregnant American woman declared brain dead off life support in Texas, as requested by her family.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 13:21
Germany is building a memorial for 300,000 people murdered by the Nazis for having mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses.
Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 09:10
Euthanasia is currently legal only for those aged 18 but experts have told Parliament that in practice euthanasia on children was already taking place.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 16, 2012, 21:54
Tony Nicklinson had a stroke in 2005 that left him unable to speak or move below his neck.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 09:29
An appalling story of a 27-year-old girl named Sonali Mukherjee, who was severely injured in an acid attack nine years back has come to light.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 12:07
In a heart-rending plea to authorities, a middle-aged woman has sought euthanasia for her 14-year-old cerebral palsy-affected daughter.
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