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'Star Trek' actor Rene Auberjonois dies at the age of 79

'Star Trek' actor Rene Auberjonois dies at the age of 79

Rene Auberjonois, the American actor best known from the cult series ‘Star Trek,’ has died at the age of 79.

Indian rape victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze

Indian rape victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze

A 23-year-old rape victim set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapist, has died in a New Delhi hospital, the doctor treating her said on Saturday.

World's oldest captive white rhino dies in French zoo

World's oldest captive white rhino dies in French zoo

The world's oldest captive white rhino, South African-born Sana, has died at the age of 55, the French zoo that she called home for the last 26 years said Thursday.

Student bomber dies in attack outside police office in Indonesia

Student bomber dies in attack outside police office in Indonesia

A 24-year-old university student blew himself up outside police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Medan on Wednesday, wounding six people, just a month after a militant attacked a former security minister.

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Sara Danius, the former head of the scandal-tainted committee which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died of cancer, Swedish news agency TT said on Saturday.

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley dies aged 66

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley dies aged 66

Arun Jaitley, the former Indian finance minister and one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest associates, died in hospital on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was admitted following breathing difficulties ...

Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj dies aged 67

Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj dies aged 67

Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi last night following cardiac arrest, hospital sources said. She was 67.

Brazilian male model dies after collapsing on catwalk

Brazilian male model dies after collapsing on catwalk

A male model has died in hospital hours after collapsing on a catwalk during Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, according to Brazilian media reports.

Thousands demand safety after student dies in Bangladesh road crash

Thousands demand safety after student dies in Bangladesh road crash

Thousands of students demonstrated in Dhaka on Wednesday to demand improved road safety after a university student was run over by a bus, in a city that only recently saw protests against poor road safety.

Thousands mourn as revered Indian leader dies

Thousands mourn as revered Indian leader dies

Thousands mourned in southern India on Tuesday after the death of revered 94-year-old political leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi.

Doha resident dies of heart attack on reaching Mumbai

Doha resident dies of heart attack on reaching Mumbai

An Indian expatriate who travelled to Mumbai recently died after suffering a cardiac arrest during his journey.

US Apollo astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies

US Apollo astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies

US astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon, died on Saturday at the age of 86, NASA has confirmed.