Sierra Leone to jail `entire families` in Ebola crackdown

 Sierra Leone warned on Friday it would jail entire families if Ebola victims who appeared to have been washed after death were discovered in their homes.

Bosnians bury kin found in wartime mass grave

Bosnian families today buried the remains of 283 Muslims and one Roman Catholic Croat who were killed at the start of the Bosnian war of 1992-95.

Chinese officials set corpse ablaze in cremation row

Officials in a Chinese village today dug up and set fire to a man`s corpse after his family ignored their demand that he be cremated rather than buried, state media reported.

Neanderthals buried their dead: Study

A team of archaeologists have concluded that Neanderthals, forerunners to modern humans, buried their dead.

Japan`s emperor to break centuries-old burial tradition

Japan`s Emperor Akihito will break a centuries-old burial tradition by opting to be cremated like most ordinary citizens in the densely-populated nation, officials said on Friday.

Mandela children reburied at original gravesite

The remains of Nelson Mandela`s three deceased children were reburied at their original resting site, a day after a court ordered their return 2 years after a Mandela grandson moved bodies.

Burial of Boston bombing suspect appears legal

The burial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev appears to be legal, a law enforcement official said after examining the paperwork needed to move the corpse to the Virginia site where he was quietly interred.

Boston bombing suspect’s uncle to arrange his burial

As a funeral home director was scrambling to find a cemetery to bury the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, his uncle has now arrived in Massachusetts to arrange for his burial, according to a news agency.

Family buries wrong woman due to mortuary mix-up in US

Mourning family of a deceased California woman were in for a shock after burying her as they realised that they had said their goodbyes to the wrong woman due to a mix-up by the mortuary.

Quetta attack: Pak`s Shias bury dead amid anti-govt slogans

Hazara Shias began burying the dead in Hazara Town graveyard on Wednesday as Pakistan government had detained 170 and killed four militants in a ‘targeted operation’ as demanded.

Remains of US school gunman claimed for burial

The body of the man who killed 26 people in the second largest school shooting in US history has been claimed for burial.

Gaddafi`s burial delayed for further investigation

A Libyan official said Muammar Gaddafi will be buried with respect according to Islam tradition.

Brazil baby thought to be dead cries before burial

The baby was rushed back to the hospital and placed in
an intensive care unit.

Noted artist MF Husain laid to rest

Renowned artist Maqbool Fida Husain was laid to rest at the Brooklyn cemetery, Woking in London on Friday despite an offer from the Indian government to bring his body back to India.

Noted artist MF Husain laid to rest

MF Husain was laid to rest at the Brooklyn cemetery, Woking in London on Friday.

Over 60% of Russians want Lenin`s body to be buried

Vladimir Lenin`s corpse was embalmed and placed in a mausoleum in Red Square.

Scuffle mars burial of Uganda gay rights activist

David Kato was killed on Wednesday at his home outside the capital Kampala.

Time will come to bury Lenin: Gorbachev

Friday marks the 87th anniversary of the death of Lenin, the Soviet founder.

Kate Moss plans her own burial

Model Kate Moss doesn`t want to rest in an ordinary burial site after death.

Argentines bid goodbye to Kirchner before burial

Mourners queued to pay homage to former Argentinian leader Nestor Kirchner.