Funerals in Charleston for slain members of black church
Funerals in Charleston for slain members of black church

Funerals for three more victims of a deadly shooting during a Bible study group in South Carolina were held at the historic black church where they were killed.

China allows funerals for Shanghai stampede dead

One of the 36 funerals for the victims of a New Year's Eve crush in Shanghai was held today, after authorities finally allowed the ceremonies to go ahead.

Australia police arrest two after PM warns of "terror chatter" in wake of Sydney siege
Australia police arrest two after PM warns of "terror chatter" in wake of Sydney siege

Hours after PM Tony Abbott warned of heightened "terrorist chatter" that may imperil Australia, counter-terror police on Wednesday arrested two men, one of them possessing documents detailing the plot of a terror attack, reports said.

Sydney siege victims remembered as floral tributes removed

Mourners paid emotional tributes to victims of the Sydney cafe siege Tuesday as volunteers and workers removed a giant sea of flowers laid in their memory amid plans for a permanent memorial.

Artillery hits funeral tent in Yemen, killing 13

A Yemeni security official and a local political leader say artillery shells have hit a funeral tent in a southern city, killing 13.

Body of Nazi war criminal stolen, claims family

The family of late Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke has alleged that his body was stolen early Wednesday and taken to an undisclosed location.

No takers for Nazi war criminal`s body

The body of a Nazi war criminal, Erich Priebke who died in Rome last week, was Wednesday transferred to a military airport near the Italian capital after his funeral and burial outside Rome was stopped during riots between protesters and neo-Nazis.

Nazi funeral called off in Italy as clashes erupt

The funeral of a Nazi war criminal was cancelled in Italy after clashes broke out between protesters and far-right activists on the eve of a major Holocaust ceremony.

This will be a tough, tearful week: Margaret Thatcher`s daughter

Margaret Thatcher, Britain`s only female prime minister who was in power from 1979 to 1990, died of a stroke on Monday.

Thousands attend funeral of martyred CRPF jawan

About 20,000 mourning relatives, friends, officials and others received the body of martyred CRPF jawan Subhash Sourav Barla.

Goof up at CRPF jawan funeral procession, hospital shuns body

In an embarrassing lapse, the portrait of the brother of CRPF soldier N Satish, who was killed in the militant attack in Srinagar, was taken in his funeral procession here on Friday.

Bobby Jindal slams Barack Obama for wasteful spending

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has criticised US President Barack Obama, saying his administration would go down in history for propagating government greed.

Adele, Robbie Williams most played at funerals

The songs of Adele and Robbie Williams are most played at the funerals.

No tax, no blessing: German church insists on levy

In Germany, the surcharge for Catholics, Protestants and Jews is a surcharge of up to nine per cent on their income tax bills.

Business over funerals in China?

Some funeral cos in China are paying doctors, nurses and even ambulance drivers for information about dying patients.

Thousands attend funerals for Syrian bomb victims

In Damascus, mourners carried coffins draped in the red,
white and black Syrian flags into the eighth-century Omayyad
Mosque, where they were placed on the ground for prayers.

Russia buries victims of twin blasts

The funerals of dozens of victims of horrific metro blasts on Thursday took place in their home towns of Moscow, Krasnodar and Kaluga regions, even as 88 injured are still undergoing treatment in hospitals.

Thousands attend funerals for Pak bomb victims; toll reaches 33

Shouting anti-Taliban slogans and
beating their chests, thousands of mourners on Saturday attended the
collective burial procession of 21 people killed in the twin
bombings in Pakistan`s commercial hub as the death toll from
the assault rose to 33.