World Watch

Capital Of Despair
Hours after the funeral service of a teenage suicide took place in his Belfast church, Father Aidan Troy found himself giving last rites to another boy who hanged himself in the bell tower. The twin suicides are part of a mounting trend: Belfast has gone from being a city with a global reputation for murder to one of the U.K. 's suicide black spots, with as many as a dozen suicides reported there last year.

Despite the benefits of Northern Ireland's 1998 Good Friday accord, the effects of 30 years of...

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