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Carmen Franco, daughter of Spanish dictator, dies aged 91

Madrid - The only daughter of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco has died in Madrid aged 91, one of her grandchildren and her biographer said Friday.

10 killed in stampede at Bangladesh politician's funeral

Chittagong - Ten people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede Monday after tens of thousands of people gathered for a funeral feast in Bangladesh's southern city of Chittagong, police said.Police and hospital staff said they feared the death toll could rise....

Dying alone in the world's most populous city

Toukyo - The stench of flesh rotting on a sultry day fills the air as cleaner Hidemitsu Ohshima steps into a tiny Tokyo apartment where a dead man lay decomposing for three weeks.

New city of the dead takes shape underneath Jerusalem

Jerusalem - Under the serene and silent hills of Jerusalem's largest Jewish cemetery, a team drills into stone to create a vast underground burial site, melding modern technologies with ancient concepts.

'Selling death': Australia cemeteries get new lease of life

Adelaide - From the graveside to the dinner plate, olive oil is being harvested from centuries-old trees at a Australian cemetery in a bid to shake up people's attitudes towards death and burial sites.

Shanghai police see no foul play in Russian teen model's death

Shanghai - Shanghai police have ruled out foul play and cast doubt on allegations that overwork contributed to the death of a 14-year-old Russian model after she took part in Shanghai Fashion Week last month.

Sicilian Mafia 'Beast' Toto Riina dies

Rome - Former "boss of bosses" Toto Riina, one of the most feared Godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia, died early Friday after battling cancer.

Sicilian Mafia boss of bosses Toto Riina dies: reports

Rome - Former "boss of bosses" Toto Riina, one of the most feared Godfathers in the history of the Sicilian Mafia, died early Friday after battling cancer, Italian media reported.

State of mourning in Greece after deadly flood: PM

Atenas - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday declared a state of mourning after a freak overnight downpour with the force of a "waterfall" flooded three towns near Athens, killing at least 15 people.

At least 13 die in Greece flash flood

Atenas - At least 13 people died on Wednesday and more were missing after a strong overnight downpour flooded three towns in Greece, officials said.

Killers of French journalists in Mali 'in Algeria': campaign group

Dakar - A campaign group for two French journalists murdered in Mali four years ago said Wednesday they had received information that "two or three" people involved in the killings may be in Algeria.

Blast kills 13 at wedding in India

New Delhi - At least 13 people including a pregnant woman were killed when an electricity transformer exploded outside a wedding ceremony in western India, police said Wednesday.

Growing demand for baby-face models, says dead Russian teen's agent

Shanghai - The Chinese agency responsible for a 14-year-old Russian model who died in Shanghai said on Tuesday there is a growing demand worldwide for younger-looking girls in the fashion industry.

China agency denies dead Russian model, 14, was overworked

Shanghai - The Chinese agency representing a "beautiful" 14-year-old Russian model who died after taking part in Shanghai Fashion Week denied on Monday allegations that she was overworked and underpaid.

Malaysian man dies in bizarre 'human steaming' stunt

Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysian Taoist medium has died while performing a "human steaming" stunt which involved him sitting on top of a bubbling wok covered by a giant metal lid, police said Wednesday.

Pope wants Catholic opposition to death penalty increased

Vatican City - Pope Francis called Wednesday for categoric opposition to capital punishment to be written into an update of the most important guide to Catholic teaching.

Pesticide poisoning kills 20 farmers in Indian state

Mumbai - Twenty Indian farmers have died and hundreds of others are in hospital after inhaling poisonous pesticides while spraying crops, officials said Monday, highlighting lax safety standards in the country.

N. Korea accuses 'old lunatic' Trump of exploiting Warmbier death

Seoul - North Korea on Thursday accused Donald Trump of exploiting Otto Warmbier's death, calling the US president an "old lunatic" for alleging that the American student was tortured while in Pyongyang's custody.

No obvious signs of torture on American held by NKorea: coroner

Chicago - Otto Warmbier, the American student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma, displayed no obvious signs of torture despite assertions by his parents and President Donald Trump, an Ohio medical examiner said Wednesday.

Dying days: ailing photographer documents fellow patients

Singapore - Looking frail in a wheelchair and breathing with the aid of an oxygen tank, photographer Alan Lee grasps the camera that he used to take pictures of his fellow patients at a Singapore hospice.

Iraq condemns to death Russian jihadist captured in Mosul

Baghdad - An Iraqi court said on Tuesday it had sentenced to death a Russian captured in Mosul after finding him guilty of fighting for the Islamic State jihadist group.

Rohingya 'shot dead in Myanmar' buried in Bangladesh

Cox's Bazar - Five Rohingya villagers whose distraught relatives say they were shot dead by the Myanmar military were buried Thursday in Bangladesh at a mass funeral attended by hundreds of people after their bodies were carried across the border.

Life after death? Companies weighing up digital technologies

The companies maintaining the presence of someone after they have died may not immediately spring to mind when it comes to digital transformation; however several startups have services to maintain a person’s social media presence.

Chinese army mobilised as typhoon death toll rises in Macau

Macau - The Chinese army on Friday joined relief efforts in Macau where at least nine people are now known to have died when a huge typhoon swept through the gambling hub.

W. Europe had less than 1% of terror victims in 2016: study

Paris - Western Europe accounted for less than one percent of the 34,676 people killed in terror attacks in 2016 and only two percent of attacks, according to a new report.

Diana crash car 'handled badly at high speed'

Paris - The 1997 car crash that killed Britain's Princess Diana spawned a host of conspiracy theories, but evidence that it was an accident only grows stronger, bolstered by new revelations about the history of the vehicle.A book titled "Qui a Tue Lady Di?

Syrian activist who fled to France dies aged 44

Paris - Syrian actress-turned-activist Fadwa Suleiman, who fled to France after taking part in the 2011 uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, died in Paris overnight of cancer, her family said Thursday. She was 44.

US airstrike kills several civilians in Afghanistan: officials

Jalalabad - Several civilians have been killed in an US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said Friday, the latest setback in efforts to bring peace to the war-torn country.

Bear kills young zookeeper in Sweden

Stockholm - A zookeeper died after he was savaged by a bear on Friday at Europe's biggest predator park, Swedish police said.

Migrant killed on road near French port of Calais

Lille - A migrant was killed when he was hit by a car near the northern French port of Calais, in the latest fatality linked to the three-year-old cross-Channel migrant crisis, authorities said Friday.
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