Two officials held for buying corpses to meet cremation quota

 In a grisly act, two Chinese officials were found to have been buying human corpses from "grave robbers" to meet government cremation quotas, official media here reported on Sunday.

Clashes in Mexico protest over missing students

Hundreds of teachers armed with rocks, sticks and metal bars clashed with police in southern Mexico on Monday during a protest to demand the return of 43 students missing since an attack by rogue officers.

Some bodies in Mexico graves are not students: Governor

Some of the bodies found in mass graves in southern Mexico do not correspond to any of the 43 students who went missing after an attack by gang-linked police, an official has said.

New mass graves found in missing Mexican students case

Mexican authorities have found four new mass graves in the investigation into the disappearance of 43 students after suspects said some of the young men were buried there, officials said Thursday.

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.

11 bodies found in clandestine Mexico graves

The bodies of 11 men were found in eight clandestine graves in a forested area in Michoacan, a state in western Mexico, officials said.

13 bodies found in Mexico clandestine graves

Investigators found the bodies of at least 13 people in five clandestine graves outside Zumpango, a community in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, officials said.

Vandals deface Jewish graves in northern Greece

Greek authorities say vandals have attacked the Jewish cemetery of Thessaloniki, whose Jewish population was nearly wiped out during World War II.

Australian police dig for `multiple` baby graves at rural home

Police in Australia began digging up a rural property on Tuesday searching for what reports said were "multiple babies" in secret graves.

Several layers found in Sri Lanka mass grave: Experts

A mass grave found in northeastern Sri Lanka, the scene of pitched battles between government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels in 2009, is said to contain several layers of bodies, forensic experts have said.

More bodies found in Mexico mass graves

The number of corpses found in clandestine mass graves located in a western Mexico state has increased to 55, authorities said Wednesday.

Armed men vandalises 120 graves at Ahmadi cemetery in Lahore

A group of armed men belonging to a hardline sect vandalised 120 graves at an Ahmadi cemetery and assaulted a guard in this eastern Pakistani city.

Two more Polish plane victims buried in wrong graves

Forensic testing has proven that two more victims of the 2010 plane crash in Russia that killed Polish Prez Lech Kaczynski and 95 others were misidentified.

Graves razed in Haryana`s Agroha, alleges Muslim b

A Muslim body on Thursday alleged that some miscreants had levelled the graves in Agroha village near here recently and the community is planning to quit the village.

Graves belonging to minority sect desecrated in Pak

The graves in the Ahmadi graveyard at Dunyapur in Lodhran district, 100 km from the historic city of Multan, were desecrated late on Saturday night.

Muslim, Christian graves desecrated in Israel

The attacks have drawn broad condemnation and the country`s chief rabbis visited the scene in a bid to calm tensions.

Graves’ disease hasn’t slowed me down at all: Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott has revealed that her battle with Graves’ disease has not slowed her down at all.

US: Arlington opens graves, finds 3 misplaced bodies

Arlington National Cemetery is one of the best-known US burial grounds.

Destroyed Muslim graves in Jerusalem were `fake`: Israel

Around 300 Muslim gravestones
destroyed by Israeli bulldozers in a Jerusalem cemetery
earlier this week were "fake" and set up in a bid to snatch
government land, the city charged on Thursday.

Israeli police clash with ultra-Orthodox Jews over graves

At least 15 people were
wounded as Israeli police clashed on Wednesday with hundreds of
ultra-Orthodox Jews protesting construction at a site they say
contains Jewish graves.