Dozens dead in fire at Russian psychiatric hospital

A fire killed 37 people in a Russian psychiatric hospital on Friday, the second deadly blaze at such a facility this year and it was likely to heighten concerns about Russia`s treatment of the mentally ill and other wards of the state.

40 patients escape Kenya`s psychiatric hospital

Kenya police say they are searching for 40 mentally ill patients who escaped from the country`s only public psychiatric facility.

Norway: Separate psychiatric ward for Breivik

The maximum-security ward will include a living room, a bedroom, a bathroom and gym, reported the Norwegian Aftenposten daily.