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July 15, 2017
July 15, 2017

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo's ashes scattered in sea

The ashes of China's late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo are scattered in the sea after a controversial funeral, as his friends worried about the fate of the democracy advocate's widow.

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Hayden to be laid to rest

Nicky Hayden's funeral will be held on Monday, the family of the 2006 MotoGP champion have announced.

December 4, 2016
December 4, 2016

Friends gather at Castro funeral

Flag-waving Cubans leaned from windows and lined the streets as Fidel Castro's funeral cortege approached the end of three-day journey on Saturday, rolling into the city of Santiago de Cuba where the revolutionary leader's remains will be laid to rest.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Ali's funeral open to all

The world is invited to the funeral of Muhammad Ali in his hometown on Friday where the boxing legend's life will be celebrated with a public funeral procession and memorial service.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

'World invited' to Muhammad Ali funeral

A huge procession and funeral will be held for Muhammad Ali on Friday to "allow anyone that is there from the world to say goodbye", his family says.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

PM to attend funeral of Indian president’s wife

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will fly to New Delhi tomorrow to attend the funeral of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife.