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Indian groom's wedding, funeral leave over 100 infected with coronavirus

Indian groom's wedding, funeral leave over 100 infected with coronavirus

More than 100 people have tested positive for coronavirus in India after attending the wedding -- and then funeral -- of the groom, who reportedly tied the knot while ill with the disease.

Bangladesh shuts down villages after tens of thousands attend cleric's funeral

Bangladesh shuts down villages after tens of thousands attend cleric's funeral

Bangladesh has tightened a clampdown on seven villages after tens of thousands attended the funeral of a popular local cleric in spite of a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus ...

Amir attends funeral of ex-French president

Amir attends funeral of ex-French president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attended on Monday the funeral of former French president Jacques Chirac ...

British, Irish leaders to attend funeral of Northern Irish journalist

British, Irish leaders to attend funeral of Northern Irish journalist

British Prime Minister Theresa May and Irish President Michael D Higgins plan to attend Wednesday's funeral of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead while observing rioting in Northern Ireland last week.

US, foreign leaders gather for Bush funeral, remembering era of civility

US, foreign leaders gather for Bush funeral, remembering era of civility

Former President George H.W. Bush's full life and decades of public service will be celebrated on Wednesday at a funeral expected to celebrate what many Americans recall as an era of less contentious politics.

Amir, Deputy Amir express condolences on Annan death

Amir, Deputy Amir express condolences on Annan death

HE Sheikh Thani also conveyed his condolences to the family members of Kofi Annan.

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif, daughter released for his wife's funeral

Pakistan's ex-PM Sharif, daughter released for his wife's funeral

Pakistani authorities on Wednesday temporarily released former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter from prison to attend funeral services for his wife, Kulsoom, who died of cancer the day before in London.

Detroit hosts star-studded funeral for Aretha Franklin

Detroit hosts star-studded funeral for Aretha Franklin

The 76-year-old singer, beloved by millions around the world, died of cancer on August 16, closing the curtain on a glittering six-decade career that made her one of America's most celebrated artists.

Contaminated food at funeral kills at least 10 in Peru

Contaminated food at funeral kills at least 10 in Peru

At least ten people have died and dozens fell ill after eating contaminated food at a funeral in the Peruvian Andes, authorities said on Tuesday.

Indonesian killed by his mother's falling funeral coffin

Indonesian killed by his mother's falling funeral coffin

The casket fell as the group hoisted it onto a lakkian, an ornately carved tower where the deceased is placed.

George H.W. Bush hospitalised day after wife's funeral

George H.W. Bush hospitalised day after wife's funeral

Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital early Sunday, just a day after bidding a final farewell to his wife of 73 years during a funeral in the same Texas city.

Bodies of Bangladeshi victims of plane crash arrive home

Bodies of Bangladeshi victims of plane crash arrive home

A special flight operated by state-owned Biman Bangladesh Airlines carried the coffins of 23 of the 26 Bangladeshi nationals killed in last week's crash to Dhaka, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.