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Iran says 11 tonnes of heavy water sent to Oman

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Iran said on Tuesday it had sent 11 metric tonnes of heavy water to Oman as part of its obligations under last year's nuclear deal with world powers. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, said the heavy water has been sold to

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U.S.'s Kerry seeks to reassure European banks on Iran trade

person Orange Themes access_time May 12,2016


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No price tag, end date for FAA's air traffic control plan

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 16,2016

The Federal Aviation Administration has little to show for a decade of work on modernizing air traffic control, and faces barriers and billions more in spending to realize its full benefits, says a report ...

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Annual suicide rates peak due to depression

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Between 36,000 and 40,000 people in Vietnam commit suicide per year among the sharp rise in the number of local people living with depression.
Dr. Nguyen Doan Phuong, Head of the Institute of Mental Health under the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital, said at a recent seminar on the issue that more Vietnamese people, particularly young people, are suffering from depression. Around 30% of Vietnamese population have experienced some mental problems at points in their lives.

Annual suicide rates peak due to depression

More people in Vietnam face depression (Illustrative photo)

Phuong added that the institute is now giving treatment to a 21-year-old girl who is the final year student. The girl was hospitalised with the symptoms of anorexia, insomnia and exhaustion. She was also easy to get angry and wanted to die. She thought the life totally meaningless and did not want to do anything.
According to Dr. Phuong, people aged between 18 and 45 in Vietnam tend to face depression, in which, women account for the majority. People who are divorced or unemployed make up a high rate among those suffering from depression in Vietnam. He added that only a small number of Vietnamese people with depression is provided with the treatment following their medical check-ups.
The National Institute of Mental Health receives around 50 people who come to for medical check-up and treatment for the depression symptoms every day on average. Every year, up to between 36,000 and 40,000 people in Vietnam kill themselves due to depression effects.
The latest research of the institute indicated that around 36.5% of people aged from 45 often think of suicide.

Euro Bites: Brilliant Bale, Jan ‘The Wall’ Oblak and Valencia only love the spotlight

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