Fidel Castro’s ashes have arrived in the eastern Cuban city of Camaguey.
Fidel Castro’s funeral cortege has resumed its journey to Santiago de Cuba, where the late Cuban leader will be laid to rest.
Officials say the bodies of those killed in the plane crash over Colombia have been identified and are being prepared for transportation.
There were solemn scenes in Havana on Wednesday as a box containing the ashes of Fidel Castro – draped in the red, white and blue national flag – was placed on a trailer at the start of the revolution
Cuba’s political allies have joined tens of thousands of people in central Havana to honour the country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro.
Cuba honoured former leader Fidel Castro with troops at Havana’s Morro Castle fort firing 21 salvos of a cannon on Monday.
Tens of thousands of Cubans have queued to pay their respects to the former leader and father of the island nation’s revolution, Fidel Castro.
Twenty-seven years after his death, Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos has been buried at Manila’s prestigious Cemetery of Heroes.
The funeral was held on Wednesday of prominent Russian separatist commander Arseny Pavlov, killed on Sunday in a bomb blast in the lift of his apartment building in the eastern Ukrainian city of…
As Thailand continues to mourn the loss of their much loved King Bhumibol concerns have been raised over the royal succession.
The funeral of Italian Nobel-winning playwright Dario Fo has been held in Milan Author of ‘‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’‘ and more than 70 other plays, Fo’s political activities saw him banned f
A six year old boy who died from injuries sustained in a shooting in South Carolina has been given a superhero-funeral.
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres is laid to rest in Jerusalem as a host of world leaders gather in his memory.
Mourners in Israel have been paying their final respects to former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres.
The casket of the former president and prime minister lies in state at the Knesset as thousands are expected to file past ahead of the state funeral on Friday.
Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.
The former president, prime minister and central bank governor of Italy played a key role in guiding the country into the European single currency. His funeral will be held on Monday.
Uzbekistan’s veteran President Islam Karimov has been buried in the city of Samarkand following his death earlier this week at the age of 78.
Thousands of Uzbek’s lined Tashkent’s main thoroughfare at dawn on Saturday to watch President Islam Karimov’s funeral cortege make its way through
Uzbekistan is preparing to bury President Islam Karimov following his death at the age of 78 this week.
Paris on Thursday said a final farewell to French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel who died last month aged 86.
Weeping relatives hugged each other and reached out to touch the varnished coffins of victims of an earthquake at a state funeral held on Saturday (August 27) for some of the 290 people who died in th
A victim of a wedding party attack has been laid to rest, as Turkey vows to “completely cleanse” ISIL militants from its border region.
The head of Pakistan’s army has ordered extra security operations across the country following Monday’s deadly suicide bomb attack at a hospital in Quetta.
Thousands of mourners on Monday attended the funeral mass of the Catholic priest murdered in his own church by Islamic extremists.
Thousands of mourners have attended the funeral mass of Jacques Hamel, the Catholic priest murdered in his own church by Islamic extremists.