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| Ramaphosa to travel to Zimbabwe with govt, ANC delegations for Mugabe's funeral

South Africa will be sending a delegation from both the ANC and its government to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe's funeral at the weekend....

| Ramaphosa to travel to Zimbabwe with govt, ANC delegations for Mugabe's funeral

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| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations....
20:56, 08/14/2019

| Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing anger over the country's ailing economy....
04:56, 08/25/2019

Mugabe's funeral and burial planned for next weekend: Zimbabwe government memo Zimbabwe will hold a state funeral for former president Robert Mugabe on Saturday, Sept. 14, before a burial ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 15, according to a government memo sent to diplomatic missions an...
05:14, 09/09/2019

Zimbabwe Bids Farewell To Ex-President Robert Mugabe With State Funeral Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man lauded as a liberation hero but whose 37-year rule was defined by repression and......
13:14, 09/14/2019

Foreign leaders, supporters honour Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe at state funeral Mugabe led Zimbabwe for 37 years, from independence until he was ousted by the army in November 2017. He died in a Singapore hospital on Sept. 6 aged 95....
23:28, 09/14/2019

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps....
17:56, 07/02/2019

Niki Lauda funeral: Grieving widow and son place F1 helmet on coffin as hundreds gather for funeral in Vienna The grieving widow and son of racing legend Niki Lauda placed his Formula 1 helmet on his coffin as hundreds of mourners gathered for his funeral in Vienna....
14:42, 05/29/2019

August bank holiday travel: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest days of year on roads gets under way Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
08:56, 08/23/2019

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
08:28, 08/23/2019

|Ramaphosa:GovtcastingwidenetforInfrastructureFund Asked about the China Development Bank, President Cyril Ramaphosa said consideration would be given to source funding from a number of international finance institutions, both state-owned and private....
22:56, 07/23/2019

|Ramaphosa'seconomicrevampatstakeasSAvotes Since taking office, President Cyril Ramaphosa has sought to clamp down on corruption, spearheaded a drive to lure new investment and appointed new managers to oversee mismanaged government institutio...
15:42, 05/08/2019

|Ramaphosa'stop7quotesasheintroduceshisnewdawn President Cyril Ramaphosa put the economy centre stage in his address to the nation on Wednesday night when he announced a leaner national executive, cutting the number of ministries from 36 to 28. He...
00:00, 05/30/2019

|PresidentialcouncilwillstraightenoutSOEs-Ramaphosa The Presidential State-owned Enterprise Council will work to create better coherence between government's ailing entities to fine-tune each one's mandate and sharpen efficiencies, President Cyril Rama...
22:56, 06/20/2019

|Ramaphosa,BuharitomeetinOctoberfortalks Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa in October for talks on trade and the security of citizens, Nigeria's presidency said....
19:46, 08/11/2019

|Ramaphosa'stakeonEskomcrisiswasattheheartofSONA-economist Acknowledging that Eskom's finances are in dire straits was one of the most important issues addressed by President Cyril Ramaphosa in SONA, says an economist....
17:14, 06/21/2019

|Ramaphosa'sbigtask:NamealeanCabinetwithoutworseningANCdivisions The pressure is on President Cyril Ramaphosa to unveil a downsized Cabinet, possibly of around 30 ministries, to signal that government is serious about cutting spending....
06:42, 05/13/2019

|Ramaphosa:Economymayberecovering,buturgentreformsareneeded Briefing business community leaders at a seminar organized by Brand SA, President Cyril Ramaphosa said government is making an effort to improve the ease of doing business in the country to attract mo...
10:42, 09/04/2019

|Fitforapresident:Ramaphosa'sproudtailorhopeslocalswillfollowsuit It took a day to make the suit worn by President Cyril Ramaphosa for his State of the Nation Address, and the company that created it hopes the nation will be inspired to buy locally-made goods....
13:56, 06/21/2019

|Ramaphosa's3keypost-electioninvestorissues With the election process completed, investors' focus will now shift to President Cyril Ramaphosa's ability and political will in addressing issues of concern, says the chief economist at Citadel....
16:56, 05/16/2019

|DanielSilke:Ramaphosa’srealbattleswillstartafterhewins Fundamentally, the hard work for the president will only begin after he wins the election. And much of that work will be within his own party, says Daniel Silke....
19:00, 05/06/2019

|Ramaphosa'srescuemission:Presidentmeetsexecsfromover20SOEs Following the recent resignations of Vuyani Jarana and Phakamani Hadebe, President Cyril Ramaphosa has met with chief executives of the country’s state-owned companies to where the hurdles they face i...
02:14, 06/06/2019

|WewillnotabandonB-BBEE-Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa has told MPs that while the pace of investment and economic transformation has been slow, it has not been insignificant, and the African National Congress-led government will...
00:14, 07/19/2019

|Ramaphosa:TheNPAmustprosecuteVBSMutualBanklooters,notme President Cyril Ramaphosa said he knows there is growing impatience across the nation for justice to be administered on those behind the looting of VBS Mutual Bank....
17:42, 08/22/2019

|LordPeterHain:InvestorsbewilderedbyattacksonGordhan,Ramaphosa International investors are "bewildered" by attacks on President Cyril Ramaphosa and Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, Lord Peter Hain told Fin24 on Tuesday....
01:14, 08/01/2019

|Ramaphosa'sSONAwaslittlemorethandreamsandWakanda-Maimane Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane called President Cyril Ramaphosa's latest State of The Nation Address fanciful with lofty dreams, but unimaginative in terms of how Ramaphosa seeks to realise ...
12:14, 06/25/2019

|Ramaphosa:PolicyonSARB'hasnotchanged' President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a statement reaffirming the mandate of the South African Reserve Bank and describing the current spat as "not helpful"....
17:14, 06/06/2019

|Ramaphosa:Africaneeds'virtuouscycle'ofintegrationforeconomicgrowth The African Continental Free Trade Agreement has been lauded by some leaders at the WEF on Africa as a significant step in improving integration on the continent....
18:28, 09/06/2019

|Foreigninvestorshave'nothingtofear'fromlandexpropriation-Ramaphosa President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the government would not ask foreign investors to put money into SA and then 'tomorrow take your land away', saying this was 'not something that any sensible pe...
12:56, 05/15/2019

|Ramaphosa'sCabinet:Thegood,thebadandtheinterestingfortheeconomy You could almost see markets tick up when President Cyril Ramaphosa made his Cabinet announcement on Wednesday: as soon as he confirmed that Tito Mboweni would stay on as finance minister and Pravin G...
11:28, 05/31/2019

|Ramaphosa:Wewillruna'cleanshop'inourNHIFund President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will keep a "hawk's eye" on finances for the National Health Insurance fund to safeguard it from corruption....
21:42, 08/22/2019

Ramaphosa names cabinet for his 'clean-up' South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has picked a new Cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence — and warned that ministers will be "closely monitored."...
04:28, 05/31/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ruling African National Congress party will likely...
12:42, 05/01/2019

Outrage as US journalist describes Ramaphosa as 'unidentified leader' A White House journalist who described the president of South Africa as an "unidentified leader" has received a backlash from South African social media users and press....
18:14, 09/13/2019

Ramaphosa is 'last hope' for South Africa, Chinese diplomat says South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is the "last hope" for Africa's most advanced economy, but his government must turn incentive policies into laws to secure more Chinese investment, a senior Chi...
20:00, 07/29/2019

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new president faces a huge challenge to revive the country...
12:14, 05/25/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring conf...
16:00, 05/11/2019

President Cyril Ramaphosa calls for perpetrators arrest South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the arrest of those involved in a spate of attacks targeting foreign-owned businesses in the country....
12:57, 09/06/2019

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on Saturday in front of some 30,000 people at a stadi...
16:14, 05/25/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a five-year term....
19:14, 05/25/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term...
17:28, 05/22/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
18:42, 05/22/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push through the tough reforms needed to galvanize Afri...
15:28, 05/06/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers early on Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) party 25 years after it swept...
07:42, 05/09/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress (ANC) from a crushing defeat in this week’s genera...
14:42, 05/10/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vote underlines the challenge he faces restoring conf...
21:28, 05/11/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to revitalise his push to revive the economy and fight...
03:28, 05/27/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year te...
19:00, 05/25/2019

South Africa's Economic Slump Challenges President Ramaphosa The South African economy shrank sharply early this year, underscoring the steep challenges facing South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he embarks on his new term....
21:42, 06/04/2019

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to not make public certain information contained in the record of the country's corruption watchdog because it was obtained unlaw...
04:56, 08/11/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections....
00:56, 05/23/2019

Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril Ramaphosa to com...
15:28, 05/13/2019

South Africa's newly-elected Ramaphosa promises to work for all South African lawmakers elected Cyril Ramaphosa president on Wednesday, and he promised to create jobs and work for the interests of all citizens, not just members of the majority African National Con...
20:56, 05/22/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party infighting....
19:14, 05/10/2019

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief execu...
09:14, 06/04/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa retains Mboweni, Gordhan in new, leaner cabinet South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister in a new, leaner cabinet, following on from a pre-election pledge to reform and revive an ailing economy...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Ramaphosa asks court to seal certain documents in legal battle: reports Lawyers for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have asked a court to seal financial records held by the country's corruption watchdog because they were obtained unlawfully, online news site Times...
17:42, 08/09/2019

Promising jobs and justice, Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa's president Trade unionist-turned-businessman Cyril Ramaphosa was sworn in as South Africa's president on Saturday, vowing to create jobs and tackle deep-rooted corruption that has strangled economic growth....
15:28, 05/25/2019

South Africa's opposition party calls for release of report on Ramaphosa South Africa's main opposition party called on Monday for the graft watchdog to release a report into allegations President Cyril Ramaphosa misled parliament over a donation to his 2017 election campa...
15:56, 06/10/2019

| Mugabe: Ramaphosa expresses condolences after death of anti-colonialism 'champion' President Cyril Ramaphosa has expressed his condolences to Zimbabweans on behalf of South Africa, following the news of the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe....
16:00, 09/06/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with diminished support, complicating economic revival and.....
21:14, 05/10/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elections crowning South Africa’s journey from apartheid...
20:42, 05/05/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
07:28, 05/08/2019

Law lets Australian govt ban extremists for up to 2 years The Australian Parliament has passed laws that enable the government to prevent suspected extremists from returning home for up to two years despite concerns it could be unconstitutional...
12:28, 07/25/2019

Govt borrowing leaps by 33% in tax year's first quarter Higher spending and debt interest payments pushed government borrowing up by a third in the first three months of the tax year, according to official figures....
15:42, 07/19/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks judicial review of graft watchdog's allegations South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he would seek an urgent judicial review of a report in which the country's graft watchdog concluded that he misled parliament over a campaign don...
19:14, 07/21/2019

Jacob Zuma relishes his day in court as Cyril Ramaphosa faces ‘very dark hour’ As South Africa’s former president appears before a corruption inquiry, there are fears he could stir up trouble for his successorJacob Zuma, South Africa’s former president, will make an unprecedente...
10:14, 07/14/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog finds Ramaphosa deliberately misled parliament South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament about a 500,000 rand ($35,900) donation he received for his 2017 election cam...
14:56, 07/19/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa seeks review of 'flawed' graft watchdog report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said he will seek an urgent judicial review of what he described as an irretrievably flawed report in which the country's graft watchdog said he misle...
00:00, 07/22/2019

South Africa's graft watchdog tells Ramaphosa to discipline minister Gordhan South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa should discipline Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan for establishing an "intelligence unit" while serving...
20:00, 07/05/2019

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money launderi...
06:56, 07/22/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa retains Mboweni as finance minister in trimmed cabinet South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa retained Tito Mboweni as finance minister and David Mabuza as deputy president on Wednesday as he appointed a new, smaller cabinet....
23:00, 05/29/2019

‘Trust in Cyril Ramaphosa’? South Africa Election Tests A.N.C. Leader’s Strength Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress....
20:56, 05/22/2019

Huntington among companies awarded U.S. govt. contract valued at $17 bln U.S. nuclear-powered ship maker Huntington Ingalls Industries said on Thursday it was among the 16 companies awarded an intelligence analysis contract by the U.S. government....
22:14, 09/05/2019

Albania opposition set to continue anti-govt protests Albania's center-right opposition has decided to continue protests calling for the resignation of the government and for an early parliamentary election....
10:56, 05/12/2019

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety...
22:42, 07/11/2019

Russian boxing powerbroker says govt not backing $16M offer MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian boxing powerbroker behind a $16 million offer aimed at keeping the sport in the Olympics has denied the government is funding his campaign. Umar Kremlev is due to present his...
13:56, 05/16/2019

In Central Govt Jobs Representation Of SC, ST More Than Reservation Limit "However", he added, "reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) has shown an increasing trend since it started in September, 1993. As per available information, representation of OBCs, as on......
16:14, 07/17/2019

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not he...
17:56, 07/14/2019

Social Democrats in Denmark get support to form new govt COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Left-wing parties in Denmark say they will back the center-left Social Democrats to form a one-party minority government. The 18-page deal would make the Social Democrats...
11:00, 06/26/2019

Italy govt assessing new proposals for Alitalia -Di Maio The Italian government is assessing new offers from potential suitors for flagship carrier Alitalia, Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Tuesday during a visit to Tunisia....
18:14, 04/30/2019

Netanyahu hours away from deadline for forming coalition govt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had until late Wednesday to form a new ruling coalition with a recalcitrant ally or face the possible end of a decade of combative leadership of Israel....
14:00, 05/29/2019

| UK govt schedules new vote for Monday on snap election British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government says it would make a second attempt next week to call an early general election, to try to break the political deadlock over Brexit....
19:56, 09/05/2019

Govt Assures IOA, IOC Eligible Athletes Will Be Allowed To Participate The government Tuesday gave a written guarantee to the IOA and IOC that all eligible athletes will be allowed to participate in international events held in the country....
09:00, 06/19/2019

Swiss govt demands clarifications from the EU in treaty talks The Swiss government is demanding clarifications from the European Union on several issues before it signs off on a draft treaty, it said on Friday, risking a backlash from Brussels over yet another d...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Spain eyes another election after Socialists can’t form govt Spain’s caretaker prime minister failed Thursday to receive the endorsement of the national Parliament to form another government, conjuring up the specter of a fourth general election in five years f...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Bosnia’s bid to form a new govt fails over divisions on NATO The three members of Bosnia’s multi-ethnic presidency have failed to break a deadlock on forming a new government more than ten months after the general election...
13:56, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 3-Fitbit targets 1 mln new users with Singapore govt tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
09:42, 08/22/2019

India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants-source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government offic...
08:14, 07/22/2019

PUBG Mobile Ban Difficult, Says Govt, So What's Next? Experts Weigh In During a hearing this month, MeitY informed Bombay High Court that it is technically difficult to ban the game from all the sources unless the creator withdraws the game from circulation or puts some....
18:42, 08/27/2019

| 'Enough is enough', says Nigerian govt over violent attacks in South Africa Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's government on Tuesday summoned South Africa's envoy and said it would dispatch a delegation to Pretoria to express "deep concern" over attacks on Nigerians in a w...
05:28, 09/04/2019

| Ramaphosa deploys special envoys to African heads of state over tensions in South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several heads of state and governments across Africa amid tensions and violence in the country....
07:42, 09/16/2019

U.S. govt staff told treat Huawei as blacklisted-email A senior U.S. official this week told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion wit...
07:42, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Austria leader to decide coalition govt’s future FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Austria is waiting for a statement from Chancellor Sebastian Kurz about the future of the country’s governm...
15:00, 05/18/2019

IOA Will Talk To Govt After May 23 To Sort Pakistan Visa Issue: Mehta The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant visa to two Pakistani athletes....
22:42, 05/16/2019

Criticism as Turkey puts 16 on trial for anti-govt protests The trial against 16 people accused of terror charges and organizing anti-government protests in 2013 has begun in Turkey as rights groups say the allegations are baseless....
12:42, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Brexit: Senior Cabinet official quits UK govt LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7:55 p.m. A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leade...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Protest in Hungary over govt plan to seize research network A few thousand mostly academics and students held a protest march against a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government to seize control of the research network of the Hungarian Academy of Scienc...
19:56, 06/02/2019

Russian govt to consider state support for sanctioned van maker GAZ - TASS Russia's Industry and Trade Ministry plans to ask the government to consider state support for van maker GAZ, which is under U.S. sanctions, TASS news agency cited Industry and Trade Minister Denis Ma...
16:56, 05/17/2019

The Latest: British govt delays vote on Brexit bill LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The British government has delayed plans to hold a vote on its key Brexit bill, as Prime Min...
12:56, 05/23/2019

Spain extradites Pole convicted of recording govt talks Polish police say a businessman who fled to Spain after being convicted in an illegal eavesdropping case that led to the fall of a Polish government has been extradited to Poland...
18:56, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. govt staff told to treat Huawei as blacklisted A senior U.S. official told the Commerce Department's enforcement staff this week that China's Huawei should still be treated as blacklisted, days after U.S. President Donald Trump sowed confusion wit...
07:42, 07/03/2019

CVC Awaits Sanction To Prosecute 123 Corrupt Govt Staff; 45 From Banks The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is awaiting sanction from different organisations to prosecute 123 government employees, including IAS officers and those working in central probe agencies like....
15:28, 06/10/2019

Muslims leave Sri Lanka govt to allow probe of terror claim Eleven Muslim politicians resigned from top government positions in Sri Lanka to enable an investigation into allegations some of them were linked to the extremists behind Easter bombings...
06:00, 06/04/2019

Story on 710 Libya govt fighters killed is incorrect and is withdrawn The story on 710 Libya govt fighters killed is incorrect and is withdrawn. The figure refers to those killed in fighting in 2014 between rival factions in the country and not to the number of people k...
23:00, 05/04/2019

India sees little scope for Jet Airways revival - govt sources The Indian government sees little hope of a bidder emerging for debt-laden Jet Airways Ltd , which halted operations last month, two senior finance ministry officials said....
13:14, 05/05/2019

Italy’s League mulls new elections to break govt deadlock Government tensions are rising in Italy, with Interior Minister Matteo Salvini’s League saying that new elections are the only alternative to the current governing coalition with the 5-Star Movement...
17:00, 08/08/2019

Lebanese govt agrees to raise tax on interest payments to 10% for three years The Lebanese government agreed on Friday to raise the tax on interest payments to 10% from 7% for three years as part of the draft 2019 budget, the information minister said....
19:56, 05/10/2019

Gove suggests govt could ignore law blocking no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson's government has been branded an "elective dictatorship" after one of his top ministers raised the prospect of ignoring legislation passed by MPs aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit....
19:56, 09/01/2019

French govt slammed over pollution, slow climate response PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as a global climate crusader but even a watchdog that he created says his government is lagging on its promises to the planet. The High Counc...
11:00, 06/26/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic....
19:00, 06/14/2019

| Somalia urges South African govt to protect its citizens Somalia has called on the South African government to protect its citizens in the country as a wave of attacks targets foreigners and their businesses....
00:42, 09/06/2019

Israel heads to election as Netanyahu fails to form govt Israel’s political system has been roiled by parliament’s vote to dissolve itself after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition before a Wednesday midnight deadline...
04:56, 05/30/2019

Austria's coalition govt collapses over scandalous Ibiza video Austria's government has collapsed following the release of a video that shows the leader of the junior coalition party negotiating deals with the purported niece of a Russian oligarch. ...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Albanian opposition clash with police at anti-govt rally Thousands of supporters of the Albania’s center-right opposition have protested in Tirana, calling for the left-wing government to resign and for an early parliamentary election...
22:42, 05/11/2019

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
07:00, 06/18/2019

McDonnell scuppers unity govt plan with attack on SNP 'Tories' Labour's John McDonnell has ruled out joining a national unity government with the SNP to delay Brexit if Boris Johnson is brought down over his plans for no-deal....
21:28, 08/07/2019

Crashed jet in Mexico had 13 aboard according to flight plan-state govt The regional government of the Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday that a private jet plane that crashed between Las Vegas, Nevada and the northern Mexican city of Monterrey had 13 people on boar...
23:28, 05/06/2019

U.S. to release interim rule on Wed for first part of Huawei ban for US govt contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including ...
19:00, 08/07/2019

NSW govt explains digital drivers' licence delay, says they're coming "very soon" The much-talked-about New South Wales digital drivers' licence has been in the trial stages since 2017 and, it seems, that trial is being extended, with no definite end date in sight. However, ac...
12:00, 09/13/2019

India to see 'big-bang' reforms in Modi's second term, says govt think tank In the first 100 days of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term, 'big-bang' economic reforms that should please foreign investors are likely to be pursued, according to a top official at th...
16:56, 05/31/2019

Italy's govt set to extend deadline for Alitalia rescue - sources Italy's government is set to again extend a deadline for the rescue of loss-making carrier Alitalia after failing to secure enough investors' backing, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
19:28, 06/10/2019

Govt cancels no-deal Brexit ferry contracts - at a £50m cost Sky News understands that the Department for Transport has cancelled the no deal ferry contracts it signed in the run up to 29 March at a cost of around £50m to the taxpayer....
13:42, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-India govt wants antitrust review of Big Four accountants -source The Indian government wants the country's antitrust body to assess whether the so-called "Big Four" auditing firms and their affiliates are hurting competition in any manner, a senior government offic...
09:14, 07/22/2019

How does travel medical insurance differ from travel insurance and do you need it? The chances of facing a major medical problem on vacation are small but the financial consequences of a serious event are potentially quite large.       ...
01:56, 07/12/2019

Retirees defy Puerto Rico govt, get pension deal with board SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A group of retired public employees has defied Puerto Rico’s government and reached a deal with a control board overseeing the island’s finances as it works to...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Govt urged to crack down on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players rack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
16:00, 09/12/2019

Hungary scientists fear brain drain as govt seeks control Leaders of Hungary’s Academy of Sciences fear the country will suffer an exodus of scientists if the government gains control of its research institutes...
19:42, 06/12/2019

Italian president wants govt in place in October to approve budget: official President Sergio Mattarella has no meeting scheduled with Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and has not received any indication that the League party leader wants early elections, an Italian offici...
14:56, 07/19/2019

UK govt plans to publish Withdrawal Agreement Bill in early June The British government plans to publish the legislation to enact Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal in the week beginning June 3, government whip Mark Spencer said on Thursday....
13:14, 05/23/2019

| British envoy to Zambia blasts govt over graft in leaving speech Britain's outgoing ambassador to Zambia on Tuesday denounced "rampant corruption" in the southern African nation and said donors were right to slash aid....
21:56, 08/27/2019

'No stone unturned' to help British Steel amid collapse fears - govt Ministers will leave "no stone unturned" in supporting the UK steel industry, MPs have been told, as the country's second largest producer teeters on the brink of collapse....
21:14, 05/21/2019

Albanian opposition demands fresh polls in anti-govt rally TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian opposition parties are holding a protest in Tirana, calling for the government to resign and for an early parliamentary election. Thousands of supporters of the center-...
20:56, 05/11/2019

Equifax breach impacted the online ID verification process at many US govt agencies Impacted agencies include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), the US Postal Service (USPS), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)....
14:28, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Lebanese govt agrees to raise tax on interest payments to 10% for three years The Lebanese government agreed on Friday to raise the tax on interest payments to 10% from 7% for three years as part of the draft 2019 budget, the information minister said....
19:56, 05/10/2019

| Mozambique govt, opposition Renamo sign historic peace pact Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo opposition leader Ossufo Momade on Thursday signed a landmark agreement aimed at formally ending decades of military hostilities, state TV said....
20:28, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Huntington among companies awarded U.S. govt. contract potentially valued at $17 bln U.S. nuclear-powered ship maker Huntington Ingalls Industries said on Thursday it was among the 16 companies awarded an intelligence analysis contract by the U.S. government....
22:14, 09/05/2019

Govt urged to crackdown on 'gambling' loot boxes in games like FIFA Loot boxes that have seen players wrack up huge bills in popular games like FIFA should be recognised as a form of gambling and banned from being sold to children, according to a damning new report....
07:56, 09/12/2019

Czech president nixes Cabinet nominee; move could fold govt The Czech president has refused to appoint a candidate for a Cabinet post nominated by the prime minister, deepening a political crisis that could cause the current government to fall...
18:00, 08/14/2019

India plans massive hiring drive for govt workers in Kashmir India plans to hire tens of thousands of government workers in its part of Kashmir after revoking the disputed region’s special constitutional status...
05:00, 08/29/2019

British govt worker 'detained in China' after telling girlfriend 'pray for me' The Foreign Office has said it is extremely concerned by reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend "pray for me"....
21:14, 08/20/2019

Govt Has No Intent To Orphan ICE-Based Automotive Ecosystem: Anand Mahindra Even as the Indian auto sector is going through one of its worst times with slumping sales and poor demand, the central government has not abandoned the internal combustion engine (ICE) based......
20:42, 08/13/2019

Nitin Gadkari Says Govt Has No Intention Of Banning Petrol Or Diesel Vehicles Gadkari said there is a concern that the government will ban internal combustion engine vehicles, but it is well aware of the contribution that Indias automobile industry is making to the countrys......
08:42, 09/05/2019

China's Ant Financial, Vanguard form Shanghai-based venture - govt records Chinese fintech company Ant Financial Services has formed a joint venture with a Shanghai unit of U.S.-based asset management firm The Vanguard Group, government records showed....
14:00, 06/10/2019

Social media sites block satirical rap video in Singapore after govt complaint Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the wealthy city-state's government requested the removal of content it said could fan racial t...
08:56, 08/02/2019

Fires from drone attacks on two Aramco sites under control -Saudi govt spokesman Drone attacks on two Saudi Aramco factories in Abqaiq and Khurais on Saturday caused fires that the company's security forces brought under control, a spokesman for Saudi Arabia's interior ministry sa...
14:28, 09/14/2019

Govt faces legal action over claims pregnancy drug 'damaged babies' Parents who say their babies were damaged by a pregnancy test drug have warned manufacturers and the government that they are preparing to take legal action....
00:00, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to govt -CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more U.S. companie...
15:56, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil govt to cut 2019 GDP growth forecast, eyes budget freezes Brazil's government is set to slash its 2019 economic growth forecast, a senior Economy Ministry official said on Monday, warning that weak growth is putting pressure on government revenues and could ...
20:00, 07/08/2019

|Zimbabwe'sforexinflowsfalljustwhentheyareneededmost Zimbabwe's foreign currency inflows fell by a quarter for the six months to June 2019, as the country is needing to pay for key imports from fertilizers and maize to electricity....
13:00, 09/16/2019

|Zimbabwe’sEconetWirelessshutsAfricanpayTVunitamidcrisis Zimbabwe’s Econet Wireless will shut its African pay-TV unit due to the country’s economic condition and shortage of foreign currency, group Chief Executive Officer Douglas Mboweni has said....
22:14, 08/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Social media sites block satirical rap video in Singapore after govt complaint Facebook and other social media sites have restricted access to a satirical rap video in Singapore after the government of the wealthy Asian city-state requested the removal of content it said could f...
13:42, 08/02/2019

Bangladesh To Host Zimbabwe Despite ICC Ban The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, putting the country's participation in multi-nation events in......
15:00, 08/08/2019

|Zimbabwe'sy/yinflationwon'tbepublishedtillFebruary Zimbabwe will defer publication of year-on-year inflation until February next year due to the change in the currency regime, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament on Thursday....
20:00, 08/01/2019

Why you should plan your funeral, and how to do it Only 21% of Americans discuss their funeral details, according to a National Funeral Directors Association report. Here's why more should       ...
17:56, 08/26/2019

How to Livestream a Funeral If you died tomorrow, how many people would feel compelled to travel for your funeral, and how far would they have to come? It’s now fairly commonplace to leave your hometown and move across the count...
23:14, 08/09/2019

What would you have as your funeral song? When people say their goodbyes to me, the last thing I’d want is to be remembered as a Westlife fanLet’s skip the death bit and cut straight to the funeral – the fun part, for some. It seems like a pe...
13:28, 05/03/2019

| Zimbabwe's 'witch-hunt' against opponents Around 50 political opponents and unionists have been abducted in Zimbabwe this year. According to Amnesty International, they are victims of a "systematic and brutal crackdown on human rights" by the...
22:15, 09/20/2019

| Zimbabwe's opposition MDC backs Chamisa Zimbabwe's main opposition party has elected Nelson Chamisa unopposed to remain as leader at its first congress since the death of its founder, Morgan Tsvangirai, the party says....
20:42, 05/27/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
18:14, 05/28/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change...
11:14, 08/21/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation, UN says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
19:49, 08/12/2019

Mnangagwa promised a new Zimbabwe but has anything changed? Last year, during Zimbabwe's national elections, the ruling party erected dozens of banners all over the country, emblazoned with lofty promises and a giant photo of the man who won that contest, Emme...
21:56, 07/05/2019

Four Weddings And A Funeral is a flawed but fun rom-com take Mindy Kaling has turned her love of romantic comedies into a career. It’s factored into chapters of her books, and the romance was the best part of her sitcom The Mindy Project. Her latest project, Hu...
19:14, 07/30/2019

Dog Racing Died Without A Funeral SARASOTA, FLORIDA — The sun hadn’t yet risen over the Sarasota Kennel Club, and Deb Linn was wrist deep in 100 pounds of bloody meat. She had been been up since 4:30 a.m., when she made the 45-minute ...
23:42, 08/21/2019

Urn with man’s ashes stolen after funeral YORK, Pa. (AP) — Family members say someone stole an urn with a man’s ashes after his funeral in Pennsylvania. A service for 42-year-old Sam Abreght was held over the weekend at the Salvation Ar...
13:00, 06/19/2019

Zimbabwe to legalize growing of industrial hemp Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers said on Tuesday, adding that the government saw the plant as a future substitute for tobacco, the c...
23:28, 08/06/2019

Robert Mugabe, Even in Death, Divides Zimbabwe The family of the former strongman, who led his country for over three decades, sought a private ceremony. But the government wanted a public affair....
21:00, 09/13/2019

| As economy flounders, now passports run short in Zimbabwe Zimbabwe's passport-issuing service has ground to a halt, officials said Monday, leaving many citizens trapped in the country as its economic crisis worsens....
19:14, 07/01/2019

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be buried in 30 days, at new site The burial of Zimbabwe’s founding president, President Robert Mugabe, will be delayed for a month until a special site can be built at the national Heroes’ Acre monument, a family spokesman says...
21:28, 09/13/2019

Mugabe mourners injured at Zimbabwe viewing Several people have been injured in a crush to see Robert Mugabe's body at a viewing in Harare. The incident comes as uncertainty over his final resting place highlights tensions between his family an...
00:42, 09/13/2019

Former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe dies Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe who was ousted from power in a military coup after ruling the African nation for close to four decades, has died....
09:14, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe, ex-leader of Zimbabwe, dead at 95 Robert Mugabe, the longtime leader of Zimbabwe who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died. His successor Emmerson Mnangagwa confirmed Mugabe’s death in a tweet Friday, ...
14:56, 09/06/2019

Mugabe to Be Buried at Hilltop Shrine in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Robert Mugabe will be buried at a hilltop shrine reserved exclusively for Zimbabwe’s ruling elite, an official said Saturday, as the southern African nation began severa...
18:42, 09/07/2019

Robert Mugabe, Former President of Zimbabwe, Dead at 95 Robert Gabriel Mugabe, the former Zimbabwean president whose promising emergence eventually steered his country into economic collapse, has died at the age of 95....
00:56, 09/07/2019

U.S. increasingly disappointed with Zimbabwe government: U.S. official U.S. disappointment with Zimbabwe's government keeps growing amid the heavy-handed response of authorities to any form of opposition, a senior State Department official said on Monday following a crac...
01:00, 08/27/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposit...
21:28, 08/19/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where supporters had gathered outside a court on Wednes...
20:28, 07/10/2019

| One year on - What has changed for Zimbabwe post Mugabe? A year ago, with Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe out of the picture, the troubled African country seemed to have taken a turn for the better....
20:28, 07/31/2019

| Obituary: Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe a revolutionary At his best, Robert Mugabe could rank beside such revolutionaries as Nelson Mandela and Che Guevara. In the 1970s, he was Africa's teacher-turned Marxist rebel against white rule who declared: "Our vo...
12:28, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe: Between land ownership and food security A land dispute in Zimbabwe has highlighted a major hurdle in the country’s new agricultural policies. There is a need for better food security and an economic upturn, but also for a more transparent l...
03:28, 06/05/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he ...
00:28, 06/22/2019

‘Welcome back’ - a reporter’s fraught re-entry to Zimbabwe After 16 years in journalistic exile, Andrew Meldrum returns to Zimbabwe, where he worked as a reporter for 23 years until being expelled by Robert Mugabe’s government. This time he was covering the f...
00:00, 09/19/2019

| In Zimbabwe, hospitals battle with Mugabe's legacy For Zimbabwe's doctors, few institutions reflect their country's decay under Robert Mugabe than their public hospitals, once vaunted but now under-equipped and crumbling....
16:56, 09/10/2019

Few demonstrators turn up for Zimbabwe protest in Bulawayo Few people have turned up for an opposition protest in Zimbabwe’s second city as armed police maintained heavy presence on the streets and at a courthouse where the opposition is pressing to be allowe...
16:14, 08/19/2019

| Mugabe gets low-key farewell in Zimbabwe home village The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe, who died on September 6, has arrived in his home village for a subdued farewell at a dusty sports field after a weekend state funeral with Afric...
03:42, 09/17/2019

Five things to know about Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe, has died at the age of 95. Mugabe resigned in 2017 after a 37-rule.        ...
09:42, 09/06/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' debuts on Amazon The hunger for titles that can knife through the six-layered cake of media clutter has led to a lot of bad ideas, few less inspired than appropriating "Four Weddings and a Funeral" a quarter-century l...
09:42, 08/03/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' debuts on Hulu The hunger for titles that can knife through the six-layered cake of media clutter has led to a lot of bad ideas, few less inspired than appropriating "Four Weddings and a Funeral" a quarter-century l...
22:42, 08/08/2019

9/11 activist hailed for bravery at funeral A former police detective who fought for the extension of health benefits for Sept. 11 responders has been remembered as a hero at his funeral Wednesday. Detective Luis Alvarez died Saturday after a t...
05:28, 07/04/2019

Bills' Lawson to pay for 11-year-old's funeral Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson says he will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old South Carolina girl who died after someone fired more than 35 shots at her home....
01:28, 06/28/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran out of ideas against a well organised and very tidy Z...
00:56, 06/22/2019

Zimbabwe comedian is latest in torture of government critics A wave of abductions, torture and arrests in Zimbabwe are targeting opposition activists and other government critics, the latest being a popular comedian dragged from her home by armed and masked men...
15:42, 08/23/2019

Robert Mugabe, longtime Zimbabwe leader, dies at 95 Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil and human rights violations, has died at the age of 95.      ...
09:42, 09/06/2019

Albinism pageant joyfully breaks down prejudice in Zimbabwe HARARE, Zimbabwe — Ayanda Sibanda, a model with albinism, has invariably been called “yellow” or “white” by friends and even some relatives. But she hardly recalls anyone referring to her by her actua...
19:14, 05/27/2019

Hosts Egypt beat Zimbabwe in AFCON opener Egypt have started their Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Zimbabwe. Dominant for much of the match, the favorites struggled to break down outgunned but well-drilled opponents....
02:42, 06/22/2019

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
08:56, 05/31/2019

| Mugabe VP flees Zimbabwe anti-corruption probe Zimbabwe's former vice president on Monday fled from anti-corruption questioning after he was summoned over alleged criminal abuse of office, officials said....
09:28, 08/20/2019

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being whipped with a sjambok. The sight rips your soul out...
00:00, 08/24/2019

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott Friday’s opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid, raising the prospect of another major emb...
15:28, 06/21/2019

Why Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Remains Mired in Misery This was supposed to be Zimbabwe’s chance at a fresh start. Strongman Robert Mugabe was forced from office in late 2017 after a 37-year rule that left the economy in ruins. His ouster sparked celebrat...
07:56, 08/28/2019

Zimbabwe arrests senior opposition official over demonstration Police in Zimbabwe arrested a senior opposition official on Thursday on charges of failing to stop a banned protest last week in the capital, his lawyer said....
21:14, 08/22/2019

Dumiso Dabengwa, a Force in Zimbabwe’s Liberation, Is Dead at 79 He was feared as the K.G.B.-trained “Black Russian,” but he became a unifying figure among the rival guerrilla armies that had opposed white minority rule....
23:42, 05/27/2019

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country bat...
00:28, 06/19/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African ra...
16:00, 06/25/2019

In Zimbabwe, Promise of Mobile Money Fades When the Power Goes Out Ecocash, the cellphone platform used for eight out of 10 transactions in Zimbabwe, regularly breaks down, making buying milk, filling up a car or setting a utility bill a test of endurance. ‘This coun...
20:28, 09/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Zimbabwe owes $200 mln to foreign fuel suppliers Zimbabwe owes $200 million to foreign fuel suppliers including Glencore , Total and Trafigura, making new imports difficult as companies require cash upfront, the central bank governor said on Thursda...
14:00, 05/30/2019

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
09:28, 08/20/2019

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift res...
16:28, 05/21/2019

| One-stop clinics, a rare lifesaver for Zimbabwe's sick Blessing Chingwaru could barely walk without support when he arrived at the specialist Rutsanana clinic in Harare complaining of chest pains and fatigue....
11:00, 07/22/2019

Longtime Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe dies at 95 Robert Mugabe, the former leader of Zimbabwe forced to resign in 2017 after a 37-year rule whose early promise was eroded by economic turmoil, disputed elections and human rights violations, has died ...
10:00, 09/07/2019

Zimdancehall: The Music That Moves Zimbabwe’s Uneasy Streets The distant descendant of reggae is the dominant sound of the streets and tells a story about the African country since the fall of longtime despot, Robert Mugabe....
12:56, 09/07/2019

Robert Mugabe: Thousands gather for Zimbabwe's ex-leader African leaders have gathered for the state funeral of Robert Mugabe. After a week of dispute, Mugabe's family and Zimbabwean officials agreed the divisive former leader will be buried at a national h...
15:14, 09/14/2019

Zimbabwe crisis deepens under President Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe has struggled since longtime ruler Robert Mugabe's reign came to an end in 2017. Analysts describe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's first year in office as a period of indecisive and experiment...
20:56, 07/29/2019

Zimbabwe after Mugabe: dashed hopes and economic chaos When Robert Mugabe was deposed as Zimbabwe's president in 2017, Karen Sundirai was convinced the country would quickly recover from years of economic turmoil and authoritarian rule....
04:56, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emmerson Mnangagwa would be overthrown before the nex...
17:28, 07/09/2019

Robert Mugabe to be buried at shrine to Zimbabwe's heroes Former leader ‘deserves’ to be laid to rest at Heroes Acre, in Harare, says governmentRobert Mugabe will be buried at a hilltop monument reserved exclusively for Zimbabwe’s national heroes, an officia...
07:28, 09/08/2019

Zimbabwe’s participation in World T20 qualifiers in doubt after ICC suspension • Zimbabwe suspended over concerns of ‘political interference’• ICC also approve concussion replacements at board meetingZimbabwe’s participation in the upcoming World T20 qualifiers is in doubt after...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Zimbabwe's Ex-President Mugabe To Be Buried In His Village: Family Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe will be buried early next week in his village and not at a national monument for liberation heroes, his family said this morning....
13:57, 09/12/2019

Zimbabwe: Police beat protesters as economy tanks Zimbabwe has gone from bad to worse since longtime autocrat Robert Mugabe was toppled. The opposition is planning weeks of protests against the government over a severe economic crisis and political r...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Robert Mugabe's body returns to divided Zimbabwe The body of Zimbabwe founding leader Robert Mugabe has arrived back in the country, to be welcomed with a guard of honor. However, discord prevails over both the former strongman's legacy and his prop...
10:42, 09/12/2019

Zimbabwe’s children suffer from country’s economic crisis HARARE, Zimbabwe — It is only a few hours since Zimbabwe’s schools closed for month-long August holidays and 13-year-old Tanyaradzwa is already milling outside a bar “doing business,” he says. He hawk...
00:28, 08/13/2019

Malawi win, Zimbabwe lose - Netball World Cup round-up Australia record a huge win over Zimbabwe to go top of Group A and qualify for the second stage of preliminaries on day two of the World Cup in Liverpool....
10:42, 07/14/2019

| Anglo American opens Zimbabwe's first platinum smelter Mining giant Anglo American has opened a $62-million platinum smelter in Zimbabwe, the country's first such refinery, as President Emmerson Mnangagwa vowed to boost the country's valuable platinum sec...
20:14, 05/16/2019

| Zimbabwe sees thaw in chilly ties with West Zimbabwe's frosty relations with Western powers are thawing despite tensions caused by a brutal repression of protests, the country's foreign minister says....
11:56, 09/15/2019

| Zimbabwe acquits 7 unionists arrested ahead of protests A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said....
21:14, 04/28/2019

Reaction to the death of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and ...
15:14, 09/06/2019

‘We Have Moved On Without Him’: Robert Mugabe’s Star Had Faded in Zimbabwe As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was muted....
16:00, 09/06/2019

| Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe to qualify for tri-series final Mahmudullah struck a quick-fire half-century as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs to qualify for the final of their Twenty20 tri-series in Chittagong....
22:56, 09/18/2019

Robert Mugabe Ruled Zimbabwe for Decades. Here’s How He First Came to Power It’s not hard to see why Robert Mugabe, whose death was announced Friday, would have wanted control. In 1965, the area in Africa then known as Rhodesia — the colonialist name for the regio...
16:28, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after police blocked their second protest march over the di...
18:42, 09/18/2019

In Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe’s Star Had Already Faded: ‘We Have Moved On Without Him’ As Zimbabweans learned of the death of their former leader, who held the country in his grip for decades after its independence, the reaction was muted....
19:14, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe, former Zimbabwe president, dies aged 95 Final years in power were characterised by financial collapse, violent intimidation and vicious power struggleHow Mugabe became Africa’s fallen angelIn pictures: from liberation fighter to deposed lea...
12:57, 09/06/2019

| Zimbabwe chiefs demand Mugabe be buried according to traditions As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions....
15:42, 09/20/2019

| Zimbabwe summons US envoy in protest over sanctions on diplomat Zimbabwe has summoned the US ambassador to Harare to protest US travel sanctions imposed on its envoy to Tanzania over his alleged role in a military crackdown that left six civilians dead last year....
12:00, 08/03/2019

Zimbabwe union leader still missing after suspected abduction Activists fear Peter Magombeyi was kidnapped by state agents for role in doctors’ strikeConcerns are growing for a doctor and labour activist in Zimbabwe who remains missing more than 48 hours after h...
19:42, 09/16/2019

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot police blocked them from marching to President Emmerso...
05:14, 09/17/2019

U.N. raises aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5 million, many face starvation The United Nations on Tuesday increased its aid appeal for Zimbabwe to $331.5 million to help it recover from drought that has driven millions to the brink of starvation as well as a cyclone that hit ...
19:28, 08/06/2019

Lebanese bid farewell to ex-cardinal at state funeral Lebanon is bidding farewell to the former patriarch of Lebanon's Maronite Christian church at a state funeral attended by the country's top political and spiritual leaders....
18:42, 05/16/2019

NFL player to pay for 11-year-old shooting victim’s funeral ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson says he will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old South Carolina girl who died after someone fired more than 35 shots at her home. News o...
18:56, 06/27/2019

Alternate Endings: how the funeral business is being 'disrupted' From memorial reefs to rocket launches, a new documentary follows six families planning memorials as varied and original as their loved onesOn Halloween 2017, the producer/directors Perri Peltz and Ma...
09:57, 08/14/2019

The Latest: Longtime NY prosecutor’s funeral set for Tuesday NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of longtime New York City prosecutor Richard A. Brown (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Funeral services will be held Tuesday for a New York City prosecutor whose 40...
22:56, 05/04/2019

If you only watch one episode of Four Weddings And A Funeral, make it this one The latest episode of Hulu’s Four Weddings And A Funeral, “Game Night,” features one of the series’ eponymous weddings, but it’s not the church-set, bride-walking-down-the-aisle nuptials we’re used to...
16:14, 08/28/2019

Former US Sen. Cochran draws bipartisan praise at funeral Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his sta...
02:14, 06/05/2019

Do or die: Extinction Rebellion's protest to end with fashion funeral ‘Die-in’ protesters demand industry takes climate crisis seriously while fashion council insists businesses are listeningNot long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a battle over hemlines or...
18:42, 09/13/2019

Hulu’s Four Weddings and a Funeral Wants to Say Something About the Rom-Com But Can’t Find the Words Constructing a great romantic comedy is harder than it looks. Without straying much from the formula—first the meet-cute, then many false starts, all culminating in happily ever after—the ...
08:14, 07/24/2019

Correction: Thad Cochran Funeral story Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his sta...
21:56, 06/05/2019

Funeral reflects bipartisan work of former US Sen. Cochran JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A second funeral for former U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran reflects the Mississippi Republican’s reputation for working across party lines. Republican Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabam...
07:56, 06/04/2019

Funeral planned for murdered pregnant woman Funeral arrangements have been made for 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, who was nine months pregnant when she was killed and had her unborn baby cut from her womb....
19:00, 05/19/2019

NFL notebook: Lawson to pay for funeral of slain girl Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old girl who was killed this week when gunshots hit her home in Anderson, S.C....
12:28, 06/28/2019

Opinion: Robert Mugabe's dead, but Zimbabwe's woes persist Zimbabwe's youth felt betrayed by the greed of Robert Mugabe and his generation. The former autocrat may be dead, but there are those in government who carry on his legacy, Blessing Vava writes in thi...
23:14, 09/06/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors march to support 'abducted' union activist Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors and nurses have marched in Harare to protest the suspected kidnapping of a doctors' union leader by security forces for organising a slew of strikes....
03:42, 09/17/2019

Zimbabwe’s ex-president Robert Mugabe dies aged 95 Former leader of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe, who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died aged 95.        ...
01:14, 09/07/2019

| UN launches new Zimbabwe appeal as millions face food crisis The UN food agency has launched a $331-million appeal for aid donations to feed millions of people in crisis-hit Zimbabwe, which is reeling from a drought and the high cost of food....
13:56, 08/07/2019

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
19:28, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe's intellectual despot: how Mugabe became Africa's fallen angel A complex character who ruthlessly pursued his goals, Mugabe leaves a mixed legacy: an independence leader who built his country up, then helped destroy itThree great questions dominated the 37-year r...
01:42, 09/07/2019

| Zimbabwe doctors strike over poor wages and working conditions At least half of the doctors working for Zimbabwe's two leading hospitals have not reported for duty for the third straight day, as medical practitioners embarked on a strike to press for higher wages...
00:42, 09/06/2019

| 'Zimbabwe has lost a father of the nation' - SA leaders mourn Mugabe South African leaders have expressed their condolences at the death of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe. He died at a hospital in Singapore on Friday....
16:00, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe police arrest 10 union officials as clampdown deepens Zimbabwe's government offered to raise public sector wages by 76% on Friday, an umbrella group for public sector unions said, in a bid to tackle widespread anger over the state of the economy....
01:14, 08/24/2019

| Amnesty slams Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa over 'ruthless' rights crackdown Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has led a "ruthless" and systematic crackdown on human rights during his first year in office, according to an Amnesty International report on Monday....
03:28, 08/27/2019

Ex-Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe under observation in Singapore hospital  Ex-Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is still under observation after a four-month stay in a Singapore hospital, Zimbabwe's President has announced....
17:28, 08/06/2019

Why Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe Remains Mired in Misery: QuickTake This was supposed to be Zimbabwe’s chance at a fresh start. Strongman Robert Mugabe was forced from office in late 2017 after a 37-year rule that left the economy in ruins. His ouster sparked celebrat...
03:56, 08/27/2019

Retiring Hamilton Masakadza Leads Zimbabwe To Maiden Win Over Afghanistan Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan: The win, Zimbabwe's first in the tournament after three successive losses, also ended Afghanistan's record 12-match winning streak in T20Is....
22:15, 09/20/2019

Zimbabwe's controversial founding father Robert Mugabe dies Zimbabwe's founding father Robert Mugabe who ruled the country for almost four decades as an autocrat died Friday at the age of 95, his predecessor President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced....
10:56, 09/06/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
11:42, 06/28/2019

| Zimbabwe leader blasts conservation watchdog over ivory trade Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has lambasted the regulator of global wildlife trade CITES over the continued ban in international ivory trade....
23:28, 08/27/2019

Power crisis turns night into day for Zimbabwe's firms and families Around 9 p.m., a siren pierces the pitch-black night at the Willowvale industrial park in Zimbabwe, signaling that power has been restored after a day-long outage....
02:28, 08/02/2019

Fears of fresh unrest as Zimbabwe’s opposition plan protests Government warns of reprisals as protests and strikes planned in country crippled by debtZimbabweans are bracing for fresh unrest after the main opposition party unveiled plans for a series of major r...
09:57, 08/14/2019

| Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe's mounting woes Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night -- forcing furniture maker Richard Benhura to start work at 11:00 pm....
17:14, 06/30/2019

Fin24.com | Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank stifled production....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Explainer: Why Zimbabwe faces worst power cuts in three years Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst power cuts in three years, lasting up to 10 hours daily in some areas and threatening mining output in one of the world's biggest platinum and gold producers....
17:42, 05/16/2019

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposit...
20:14, 08/16/2019

Fin24.com | Zimbabwe establishes monetary policy committee in stability bid The committee is a step toward setting a benchmark interest rate and introducing inflation targeting as Zimbabwe’s newly introduced currency plunges....
02:14, 09/12/2019

Zimbabwe police beat anti-government protesters in capital HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s police used tear gas, arrests and beatings Friday to quell anti-government protests in the capital, Harare. Seven people were injured, including one in critical condition...
20:42, 08/16/2019

Plane carrying Mugabe's body lands in Zimbabwe: witness A plane bringing the body of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe back to the country landed at its main airport on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said....
17:56, 09/11/2019

Zimbabwe bans opposition demonstrations, police on high alert Zimbabwean police have banned street demonstrations planned by the main opposition on Friday and anyone who takes part would be committing a crime, a police spokesman said, likely escalating political...
01:56, 08/16/2019

Trézéguet goal sinks Zimbabwe and gets hosts Egypt up and running • Egypt 1-0 Zimbabwe• Mohamed Salah makes return to action in Africa Cup of NationsTrézéguet scored the only goal as the hosts, Egypt, opened their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 1-0 victory ov...
00:56, 06/22/2019

| Mugabe's body may return to Zimbabwe as burial tensions emerge Robert Mugabe's nephew says that a delegation is expected to leave Zimbabwe to collect the hero-turned-despot's body from Singapore where he died two days ago....
12:28, 09/09/2019

Zimbabwe Cricket Board Suspended, Interim Panel Formed An interim committee to run cricket has been announced and will have David Ellman-Brown, Ahmed Ibrahim, Charlie Robertson, Cyprian Mandenge as its members....
09:14, 06/22/2019

| Now Zimbabwe considers repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, according to media...
16:00, 09/11/2019

| Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying 'rogue' government Riot police in Zimbabwe on Friday fired teargas and beat demonstrators who defied a protest ban, as the opposition accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government of surpassing Robert Mugabe's regim...
04:42, 08/17/2019

Mugabe body being flown to Zimbabwe, burial place undecided The body of Zimbabwe’s ex-ruler Robert Mugabe is being flown to Harare where it will be displayed at historic locations before burial at a location still undecided because of friction between the ex-l...
15:42, 09/11/2019

Fraud allegations lead to closure of Amnesty International in Zimbabwe Police are investigating suspected misconduct involving millions of dollars of funds from donorsAmnesty International has shut down its Zimbabwe branch over alleged abuse of donor funds and fraud by s...
10:14, 06/03/2019

| Now Zimbabwe announces repatriation plan for affected citizens in SA - reports The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, according to media...
13:56, 09/11/2019

Robert Mugabe’s Body Believed to Be Leaving Singapore for Zimbabwe (SINGAPORE) — A vehicle believed to be carrying the body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe left a Singapore funeral parlor Wednesday morning to be returned to his homeland for burial in...
12:14, 09/11/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker to spend more time in detention after court appearance A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker appeared in court on Thursday facing subversion charges that carry a 20-year jail term upon conviction, his lawyer said, adding that the politician would remain detain...
19:28, 07/11/2019

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thur...
00:14, 08/16/2019

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
15:56, 08/19/2019

A Viking Funeral for All the 2020 Losers Who Probably Won't Make the Next Debate The second round of Democratic debates is finally over. This means two things: one, I will not watch a cable news channel until the next one. I mean, Jesus Christ, CNN. Two: roughly half of these peop...
20:00, 08/01/2019

Everyone’s Obsessed With the Hilarious Family in This Elaborate Funeral for a Pet Lizard The internet has gathered to witness a young girl’s funeral for her pet lizard — which she took gravely seriously though none of the guests seemed terribly grief-stricken. In the series of...
17:00, 08/05/2019

The Affair kicks off its final season with 2 birthdays and a funeral Frankly, I am as dubious as anyone going in to The Affair’s fifth and final season. Mainly because I loved the fourth one so much, the episode with Alison’s death reveal a shocking and sad series high...
08:42, 08/26/2019

‘Get to know each other’: Captain’s plea to cops at Johnny Rios’ funeral The funeral of Police Officer Johnny Rios on Saturday became an appeal for cops to care for themselves and each other, marking a somber end to a week that saw two NYPD officers take their own lives. C...
01:56, 08/18/2019

Thousands attend Cyprus communist ex-president's funeral Demetris Christofias admired Cuba and advocated detente with Turkish Cypriots Thousands have flocked to pay their respects to Demetris Christofias, Cyprus’ former president, and for five years the EU’...
20:56, 06/25/2019

Cypriots mourn ex-President Alexis Christofias at funeral NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, trade unionists, European communists and politicians and leaders from Cyprus’ breakaway Turkish Cypriot community were among those att...
18:56, 06/25/2019

Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs Several thousand people have attended a mass funeral service in northwestern Bosnia for 86 Muslims who were slain by the Serbs in one of the worst killings of the country’s 1992-95 war...
19:42, 07/20/2019

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
15:42, 07/05/2019

‘She lit up every room she walked into’: Bianca Devins remembered at funeral Tearful mourners flocked to an upstate church Friday to honor the life of a teenage social media star who was knifed to death in a gruesome attack chronicled by her alleged killer on Instagram. Some 2...
23:00, 07/19/2019

Hundreds pay respects at funeral of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez Hundreds of mourners, including cops, firefighters and Jon Stewart, turned out Wednesday in Queens to say a final goodbye to Luis Alvarez, an NYPD detective who spent his final days desperately fighti...
18:56, 07/03/2019

Four Weddings and a Funeral review – is it a remake? I hadn't noticed A 10-part series loosely based on the 1994 romcom plays more like an easily digestible greatest hits collection of Working Title’s back catalogue In these reboot/remake/remix-heavy times, there’s some...
08:42, 07/26/2019

Funeral service held for 2 of Cyprus killer's 7 victims Senior Greek Orthodox priests have presided at the funeral service of a mother and daughter who were among the seven people a military officer confessed to killing in Cyprus....
21:42, 06/13/2019

Thousands attend funeral of former Jamaican PM Edward Seaga Thousands of Jamaicans has turned out for the funeral of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga, who was the last survivor of the generation of politicians who led the country to independence from Britain...
01:42, 06/24/2019

‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ updated for new 10-episode Hulu series Nathalie Emmanuel may be the world’s most famous sidekick as Daenerys’ right-hand woman, Missandei, on “Game of Thrones” — but now the spotlight shines on her in Hulu’s “Four Weddings and a Funeral.” ...
02:28, 07/31/2019

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' series drops the movie's bouquet The hunger for titles that can knife through the six-layered cake of media clutter has led to a lot of bad ideas, few less inspired than appropriating "Four Weddings and a Funeral" a quarter-century l...
02:28, 07/31/2019

'God decided to take them together': El Paso funeral for couple married for 60 years Raul and Maria Flores’s three children tell their parents’ story as a devastated community bands together to healRelatives and friends cried and held each other as they paid their last respects Monday...
14:01, 08/13/2019

Funeral planned for 6-year-old girl who died at US border PHOENIX (AP) — The parents of 6-year-old girl who died while attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border say her body will be flown to New York for a funeral. A civil rights group working with the fami...
22:28, 06/24/2019

How the Four Weddings and a Funeral Series Compares to the Beloved Film Over 20-years have passed since the famous Four Weddings and a Funeral hit the theaters in 1994. In the many years since then, the rom-com has turned into a staple on the list of must-see films......
10:28, 08/01/2019

Funeral is held for longtime NYC prosecutor Richard A. Brown NEW YORK (AP) — New York is remembering a prosecutor and judge whose 40-plus years in criminal justice stretched from the gritty “Mean Streets” era of the 1970s to the current opioid crisi...
22:56, 05/07/2019

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country. The elder Tshiseked...
17:28, 06/01/2019

Madhya Pradesh Man Heads To Vote Right After Father's Funeral With shaven head and white clothes, a man reached the polling centre in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur straight from his father's last rites to vote for the fifth phase of national election being held in...
10:28, 05/06/2019

Funeral home matching families and unclaimed ashes An Iowa funeral home is calling on families to pick up the unclaimed cremated remains of nearly 100 people that it has been keeping in a locked closet for years. (Aug. 29)     ...
23:00, 08/29/2019

South African president booed at Mugabe’s funeral Mugabe, 95, Zimbabwe’s strongman for nearly four decades, died Sept. 6 in Singapore after a lengthy illness. Thousands attended his funeral at a stadium in Harare, the nation’s capital....
22:42, 09/14/2019

Horse bucks off NYPD mounted cop on way to funeral for late DA An NYPD officer with the Mounted Division was thrown off his horse in the middle of a Queens crosswalk Tuesday — but got right back up and hoofed it away unscathed. Six mounted units headed to l...
03:56, 05/08/2019

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country....
18:28, 06/01/2019

Stadium 'only a quarter full' for Mugabe's state funeral African leaders are paying their respects to Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe at his state funeral, while many ordinary people are opting to stay away....
18:42, 09/14/2019

Community raising money for funeral of slain teen TUCSON-The local community gathered for a car wash on Saturday to raise money for the family of a slain Tucson teenager. The car wash, held off Irvington Road and I-10, was for 18-year-old Julian Zepe...
09:00, 06/02/2019

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
15:00, 05/30/2019

Funeral to honor Wisconsin firefighter who died in shootout APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin fire chief is encouraging citizens to line a funeral procession route to honor a firefighter killed in the line of duty last week. The processional honoring Mitch Lun...
18:28, 05/20/2019

Falcons' Jamon Brown pays for infant's funeral Atlanta Falcons guard Jamon Brown paid for the funeral expenses of a 1-month-old infant who died after his father allegedly hit him in a post-video game rage last week....
00:28, 05/16/2019

Ice Cube, others mourn director Singleton at private funeral LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family, friends and dignitaries including Ice Cube, Stevie Wonder and Congresswoman Maxine Waters are among those who have mourned director John Singleton at his funeral. MondayR...
22:14, 05/06/2019

Latest: Several leaders join mourners at Sen. Lugar funeral The Latest on the funeral of Sen. Richard Lugar (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Numerous national leaders are among several hundred mourners who have gathered for the funeral of longtime U.S. Sen. Richar...
19:56, 05/15/2019

Strangers pack funeral for veteran with no known family, friends: ‘He will not be alone’ A United States Air Force veteran with no known family members in the wake of his death received his final honors as he was laid to rest in Nashville....
00:42, 09/20/2019

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Funeral Home in the ...
18:56, 05/19/2019

Thousands attend funeral of Lebanon's war-era Maronite patriarch Lebanese political leaders and thousands of other people gathered on Thursday for the funeral of the former Maronite patriarch, Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, who pushed for Syrian forces to leave Lebanon ...
22:56, 05/16/2019

| JUST IN: Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers....
19:28, 07/25/2019

| Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers....
16:14, 07/27/2019

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently, raising the number to 64 so far this year....
09:42, 08/18/2019

| OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren't working Emmerson Mnangagwa's strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going scepticism of international players about the regime'...
10:56, 08/22/2019

Robert Mugabe's Family, Zimbabwe Wrangle Over Burial At National Monument Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe's family and the government appeared to be deadlocked on Thursday over his final resting place after relatives snubbed a plan for him to be buried at a national......
16:28, 09/12/2019

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked lost and confused at times in Liverpool on Saturday an...
16:42, 07/13/2019

Police, soldiers patrol Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition protest thwarted Hundreds of police backed by soldiers and army helicopters deployed in Zimbabwe's second city on Monday, in a show of force that stopped the main opposition party from launching an anti-government pro...
15:28, 08/19/2019

Zambia, Zimbabwe to start building Batoka power plant next year Zambia and Zimbabwe will start building the 2,400 MW Batoka Gorge hydro power plant next year, a company jointly owned by the two governments said on Tuesday....
11:56, 07/02/2019

Police, soldiers deploy in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition appeals protest ban Soldiers and police deployed in large numbers in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo on Monday to enforce a ban on an anti-government demonstration, as the country's main opposition party challenged that ...
12:42, 08/19/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, an...
17:56, 08/07/2019

Zimbabwe police beat protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government Zimbabwe police fired tear gas and beat scores of opposition supporters gathered in central Harare on Friday, as authorities moved to enforce a ban on an anti-government protest that the country's hig...
13:00, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
17:28, 06/28/2019

| Zimbabwe begins national mourning for hero-turned-despot Mugabe Zimbabwe is due to begin a period of national mourning following the death of Robert Mugabe, the former guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years....
16:00, 09/07/2019

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbare, the children play, neighbours talk and a wintry ...
19:14, 08/10/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the t...
23:28, 06/11/2019

Zimbabwe police round up protesters as opposition denounces 'fascist' government Zimbabwe police combed Harare's streets rounding up suspected opposition supporters on Friday, enforcing a clampdown on dissent after using batons and water cannon to break up a protest that authoriti...
16:14, 08/16/2019

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas, beat up MDC supporters defying protest ban Zimbabwean police fired tear gas and beat up more than a 100 opposition supporters with batons on Friday after they defied a protest ban in central Harare, witnesses said....
13:00, 08/16/2019

Countries Agree to Limit Sale of Wild Elephants From Zimbabwe and Botswana (GENEVA) — Countries have agreed to limit the controversial sale of wild elephants caught in Zimbabwe and Botswana, to the delight of conservationists but the dismay of some of the African count...
00:14, 08/28/2019

Live updates: Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's longtime strong man, dead at 95 Robert Mugabe, the founding father of Zimbabwe who ruled the country with an iron fist for more than three decades, has died, according to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He was 95....
12:57, 09/06/2019

Plane leaves Zimbabwe for Singapore to bring home Mugabe's body A plane has left Zimbabwe for Singapore carrying government officials and relatives to bring home the body of Robert Mugabe, but it was still not clear where the former leader would be buried, a famil...
23:28, 09/09/2019

Mugabe's body brought home to Zimbabwe, burial place still a mystery The body of Zimbabwe's founder Robert Mugabe arrived at the country's main airport on Wednesday, but his final resting place remained a source of mystery amid a dispute between some family members and...
17:56, 09/11/2019

Zimbabwe rights groups say six activists abducted, beaten ahead of protests Six Zimbabwean political activists were abducted from their homes at night and beaten by armed men this week, a coalition of rights groups said on Thursday, ahead of planned street demonstrations by t...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deepe...
20:56, 05/30/2019

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
07:28, 07/12/2019

Hockey luminaries attend Red Kelly's funeral in Toronto Hockey luminaries attend Red Kelly's funeral in Toronto; NHL great played 20 seasons for Red Wings, Maple Leafs        ...
01:28, 05/11/2019

‘My Little Pony’ casket donated for funeral of missing 4-year-old from Houston EDNA, TEXAS (WRAL/CNN Newsource) — Maleah Davis, the 4-year-old girl found dead after she went missing in early May, will be buried in a colorful, one-of-a-kind casket. The casket is white and covered...
01:42, 06/21/2019

Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists ...
07:28, 08/19/2019

Jharkhand Brothers Cast Their Vote Before Performing Mother's Funeral Showing their commitment to democracy, two brothers in Jharkhand on Sunday decided to cast their votes before the funeral of their mother, who passed away on Saturday night....
18:42, 05/12/2019

Mindy Kaling's Four Weddings and a Funeral Trailer Is Here to Satisfy Your Rom-Com Itch Are you ready for romance? The first trailer for Four Weddings and a Funeral, Mindy Kaling's new anthology series based on the movie of the same name, is here and it's got Kaling's......
18:56, 07/01/2019

Tucson family travels to El Paso for funeral of shooting victim TUCSON – Antonio Basco lost his wife, Margie, in the El Paso Walmart shooting that claimed 22 lives. With no family in the area, he worried no one would come to her services. So he invited the p...
14:28, 08/20/2019

F1 greats past and present attend Niki Lauda's funeral The funeral of Formula One legend Niki Lauda took place in Vienna on Wednesday, where some of the sport's most recognizable faces were in attendance....
20:42, 05/29/2019

Fall in number of UK deaths hits profits at funeral provider Funeral provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower-than-expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Robert Mugabe's state funeral takes place in Harare Foreign dignitaries and opposition leaders attend service for Zimbabwe’s founding president Thousands of mourners sang the praises of Robert Mugabe on Saturday at the official funeral ceremony for the...
16:14, 09/14/2019

Grieving Asif Ali Rejoins Pakistan Squad After Daughter's Funeral Asif Ali called on Pakistan fans to support the side, who open their World Cup campaign with a match against the West Indies in Nottingham on Friday....
17:00, 05/25/2019

Iceland holds funeral for glacier lost to climate change Mourners in Iceland have gathered to commemorate Okjokull, a 700-year-old glacier that was declared dead five years ago and has shriveled to a small patch of ice atop a volcano. Prime Minister Katrin ...
15:28, 08/19/2019

Cancer patient raises thousands after seeking funds for funeral A cancer patient who was told she had just 6-months to live turned to a fundraising website to raise money for her own funeral — and was overwhelmed at getting almost triple what she needed for ...
20:14, 06/25/2019

Family raising funds for Indiana girl scout’s funeral (WTHR/NBC News)  An 11-year-old Girl Scout was killed and three others were seriously injured when their group was struck by a falling tree at an Indiana camp Monday. Police have identified the Girl S...
12:28, 06/27/2019

In new trailer, Hulu’s Four Weddings And A Funeral series has little in common with original Mindy Kaling is continuing her expansion into new series and movies by creating Four Weddings And A Funeral for Hulu. Given Kaling’s established love of the rom-com and um, the show title, you would t...
20:42, 07/01/2019

Justice Sotomayor remembers former DA Robert Morgenthau as ‘a treasure’ at funeral US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor was among hundreds to bid farewell Thursday to legendary Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau, who died over the weekend less than two weeks before his 100th birthda...
20:14, 07/25/2019

Dozens attend funeral for mom, four kids killed in Harlem fire Dozens of mourners flocked to a Harlem church Monday to honor the lives of the mother and four children killed this month in a horrific fire that consumed their NYCHA apartment building....
00:56, 05/21/2019

State Funeral For Sushma Swaraj Today, PM Gets Emotional During Tribute Sushma Swaraj, former foreign minister who died last night, will be cremated with state honours today. Her body will be kept at the BJP headquarters for three hours this afternoon for party workers......
07:00, 08/07/2019

Funeral held for West Point cadet who died in training NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy’s cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States...
06:42, 06/16/2019

Tonga holds state funeral for climate change campaigner PM Tonga observed a day of national mourning on Thursday for the state funeral of Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, known as a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific....
09:42, 09/19/2019

Top MTA cop busted blowing off work, using cruiser for suspected funeral gig: report A top MTA Police Department cop was busted repeatedly showing up for work late and leaving hours early — while also using his cruiser for trips to funeral homes where he was suspected of working...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Former Louisville football players help pay for Jared Lorenzen's funeral Several former University of Louisville players have donated money toward the cost of Kentucky football legend Jared Lorenzen's funeral.       ...
01:28, 07/09/2019

Hymns drop off top 10 funeral music choices in favour of Ed Sheeran Traditional favourites are squeezed out as mourners opt for more personalised tributesHymns have been completely squeezed out of the top ten musical choices at funerals, with mourners instead opting f...
05:28, 05/02/2019

Daughter calls for compassion for mom’s alleged killer twin at funeral The adolescent daughter of a slain New Jersey woman put aside her grief on Friday to urge compassion for her mom’s twin sister, who’s accused of fatally plunging a carving knife into her s...
21:42, 06/28/2019

| Mugabe's funeral fuels tensions due to traditional beliefs, rituals As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spiritual traditions....
12:28, 09/18/2019

At Arun Jaitley's Funeral, Leaders Across Party Lines Pay Last Respects Arun Jaitley, former Finance Minister and BJP veteran who died on Saturday, will be crematedwith state honours this afternoon. BJP leaders paid their last respects at the party headquarters in Delhi....
12:00, 08/25/2019

Private funeral mass held for granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy A private funeral mass was held on Monday for the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who died last week after being found unresponsive at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachuse...
13:28, 08/06/2019

Tunisia bids farewell to president Essebsi at state funeral Tunisians bid farewell to their first democratically elected president Beji Caid Essebsi at a state funeral on Saturday attended by foreign leaders including French President Emanuel Macron and Qatar'...
23:00, 07/27/2019

New York firefighter who died on 9/11 gets second funeral service after new remains recovered A New York City firefighter who was killed 18 years ago during the 9/11 attacks was remembered in a second funeral service Tuesday, a week after additional remains were identified. ...
22:42, 09/11/2019

Funeral set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A public viewing and funeral have been set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the viewing is planned for 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturd...
22:42, 06/04/2019

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to to...
23:14, 07/03/2019

Cuban officials attend funeral service for Cardinal Ortega Cuban government and Communist Party officials attended funeral services for Roman Catholic Cardinal Jaime Ortega on Sunday in a testament to his success in elevating the Church's position on the Car...
04:00, 07/29/2019

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying wish of the 9/11 responder, who spent his final day...
18:56, 07/03/2019

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
12:28, 05/22/2019

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
16:14, 08/19/2019

Ex-Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe auctioning off luxury cars, farm equipment Zimbabwe’s former leader has reportedly put dozens of vehicles and farm equipment up for auction, raising speculation that his family’s business empire could be in financial straits....
16:42, 05/10/2019

Robert Mugabe death: Updates from Zimbabwe and around the world as dictator dies aged 95 Robert Mugabe, former prime minister and president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died aged 95....
10:00, 09/06/2019

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
13:28, 08/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deepe...
14:56, 05/30/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader ...
20:56, 05/08/2019

Robert Mugabe's body returns home to Zimbabwe for mourning, burial The body of Zimbabwe's former President was being returned to his homeland to lie in state before his burial in the African nation he ruled for decades.        ...
21:00, 09/11/2019

Robert Mugabe: death of a liberation 'colossus' who crushed his foes as Zimbabwe unraveled Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980 and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest,...
15:14, 09/06/2019

Robert Mugabe: death of a liberation 'icon' who crushed his foes as Zimbabwe unraveled Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on...
04:56, 09/07/2019

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
13:42, 09/02/2019

Robert Mugabe dies aged 95: Updates from Zimbabwe and around the world after death of dictator Robert Mugabe, former prime minister and president of Zimbabwe whose rule was mired in accusations of human rights abuses and corruption, has died aged 95....
12:00, 09/06/2019

A man with no family lost his wife in the El Paso shooting. So he invited the public to her funeral Margie Reckard, 63, was one of the victims of a mass shooting by a 21-year-old who targeted customers and employees who were Hispanic.        ...
01:14, 08/15/2019

Partner of El Paso shooting victim overwhelmed by hundreds of strangers at funeral Hundreds of strangers braved 100-degree heat on Friday to pay respects to a woman they had never met, but had died tragically in the El Paso shooting, leaving behind only her longtime companion....
15:28, 08/17/2019

Sept. 11 first responders advocate Luis Alvarez hailed as a hero at funeral A former New York City police detective who fought to extend health benefits for first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks up to the final days of his life was hailed as a hero at his fune...
00:56, 07/04/2019

Former Louisville Cardinals players put rivalry aside to help with Jared Lorenzen's funeral expenses Former Louisville Cardinals players are putting their rivalry with the Kentucky Wildcats aside and making contributions to the funeral of the later former quarterback Jared Lorenzen....
20:28, 07/09/2019

Funeral held for Hockey Hall of Famer Red Kelly in Toronto Friday Family, friends, former team-mates and hockey fans will say goodbye to a Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings great. The funeral is being held at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church on St. Clair Aven...
18:14, 05/10/2019

Hundreds of strangers attend Korean War vet's funeral on Memorial Day weekend: 'The right thing to do' A public call for mourners to attend the Ohio funeral of an unaccompanied 90-year-old Korean War veteran Saturday resulted in an overwhelming response....
22:56, 05/26/2019

Buffalo Bills player to pay for funeral of girl, 11, shot dead: 'It could have been my little sister' Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson was troubled by the shooting death of a young girl in his home state over the weekend, telling local media Wednesday that he intends to pay for her funeral. ...
17:42, 06/28/2019

Bills DE Shaq Lawson to pay for funeral of 11-year-old girl killed in shooting Shaq Lawson, a Buffalo Bills defensive end and former Clemson player, will pay for the funeral of Ja'Naiya Scott, who was killed in a shooting.       ...
20:42, 06/27/2019

Funeral service set for civil rights icon Judge Damon Keith DETROIT (AP) — Flags are being lowered and federal court offices are closed for the day in parts of Michigan to honor prominent Judge Damon J. Keith , who was a figure in the civil rights movement. A ...
14:56, 05/13/2019

US denies German-Iranian father visa needed to attend son's funeral The US consulate accused a German-Iranian father of using his late son's funeral as an excuse to migrate to the US. Seyed Shahram Iranbomy was denied the visa he needed to attend. He's lived in German...
09:15, 07/06/2019

Hundreds flock to El Paso shooting victim’s funeral after public invite Hundreds of mourners from around the country flocked to the funeral of a stranger on Friday — an El Paso Walmart shooting victim whose husband had invited the public to help him mourn her. Margie Reck...
11:56, 08/17/2019

Two killed as car bomb targets funeral in Libya's Benghazi: military source At least two people were killed and three wounded when a car bomb hit a funeral of former senior military commander in the east Libyan city of Benghazi, a military source said....
16:14, 07/11/2019

These websites unearth funeral homes’ tight-lipped pricing practices The funeral home industry is being dragged kicking and screaming into the latest century — by a pair of Web sites that have begun to shed light on their prices....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Iceland activists, officials hold funeral for death of Okjokull glacier Okjokull was Iceland's first glacier to disappear, but all of the nation's ice masses will be gone within 200 years, says geologist Oddur Sigurðsson.       ...
21:28, 08/19/2019

Katie Couric Remembering Princess Diana's Funeral Will Break Your Heart As the 22nd anniversary of Princess Diana's untimely death approaches, many can still remember where they were on that universally heartbreaking day. While the world awaited news of......
22:42, 08/30/2019

Extinction Rebellion stage funeral at London fashion week finale The activist group focused on fast fashion as a major factor in the climate crisis and called for drastic reformThe end of London fashion week was somewhat sombre on Tuesday evening. It culminated in ...
23:56, 09/17/2019

Some People Think Stonewall Was Triggered by Judy Garland’s Funeral. Here’s Why Many Experts Disagree It was June 22, 1969, that Oscar-nominated actor Judy Garland — star of The Wizard of Oz, (1939), Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), and A Star Is Born (1954) — was found dead at 47 of an accide...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Family, fans gather for funeral of creole queen Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family, friends and admirers of New Orleans chef Leah Chase are gathering for funeral services just blocks away from the landmark family restaurant where she fed heroes of the civil...
17:42, 06/10/2019

Watch: Elephant Herd Takes Out "Funeral Procession" For Dead Calf Much has been said about their fabled memory, but it took video footage of a "funeral procession" taken out by a herd of elephants to make netizens realise that humans are not the only creatures......
18:14, 06/10/2019

Bill Clinton speaks at funeral for tragic West Point cadet The West Point cadet killed in a horrific training accident was laid to rest over the weekend in a service attended by more than a thousand mourners, including former President Clinton. Slain cadet Ch...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 65 in attack on funeral in Nigeria The latest round of bloodshed came almost exactly 10 years after Nigerian forces tangled with extremists at a mosque in Borno state, a battle that killed hundreds and is considered the beginning of Bo...
07:42, 07/30/2019

WWII veteran finally gets funeral more than 7 decades after his death at Pearl Harbor More than seven decades have passed since Navy Seaman 1st Class Hale McKissack's death aboard the USS Oklahoma in 1941.        ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

| Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said....
04:00, 07/30/2019

Suspected Boko Haram Attack on Funeral in Nigeria Leaves at Least 65 Dead The Nigerian president directed the military to hunt down the perpetrators of the attack, which local officials attributed to the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram....
20:56, 07/29/2019

Swiss Hold "Funeral March" To Mark The Disappearance Of Alpine Glacier Dozens of people dressed in black went on a "funeral march" up a steep Swiss mountainside on Sunday to mark the disappearance of an Alpine glacier amid growing global alarm over climate change....
05:28, 09/23/2019

Fight over flight to Cochran funeral breaks out in Senate Appropriations Committee What started as a routine request — arranging for a government flight to take senators to the funeral of the late Sen. Thad Cochran — has become a controversy over Senate Appropriations Committee Chai...
12:42, 06/19/2019

Funeral to be held for synagogue shooting victim Lori Gilbert-Kaye Two days after a gunman opened fire at a San Diego-area synagogue, members of the Congregation Chabad prepared Monday to lay to rest Lori Gilbert-Kaye, the woman killed in the shooting....
22:14, 04/29/2019

Funeral held for slain 5-year-old Utah girl ‘Lizzy’ Shelley A funeral was held Tuesday for the 5-year-old girl from Utah who authorities say was kidnapped and murdered by her uncle. Little Elizabeth “Lizzy” Shelley was laid to rest in a small white coffin cove...
00:42, 06/05/2019

Tyler Cameron Attends Funeral for Gigi Hadid's Grandmother in the Netherlands Tyler Cameron accompanied Gigi Hadid as she bid farewell to her beloved grandmother at a funeral service held in the Netherlands. In photos published by several outlets, the new couple......
23:56, 09/05/2019

Military service members attend funeral of 5-year-old who died of cancer A 5-year-old Arkansas boy who died of cancer was laid to rest in a funeral attended by active-duty service members paying tribute to the little “soldier.” River “Oakley” Nimmo ...
00:14, 06/26/2019

Thousands turn out for 5-year-old boy's funeral as parents sit in jail, accused of murder Thousands of mourners on Friday gathered at a Chicago funeral home to pay their last respects to a 5-year-old boy whose badly beaten body was found in a shallow grave covered with straw late last mont...
23:56, 05/03/2019

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
19:28, 05/29/2019

All 22 Rifles Fail To Fire At Former Bihar Chief Minister's State Funeral While former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra was being cremated with full state honours, 22 rifles carried by police personnel failed to fire a single shot on Wednesday....
07:42, 08/22/2019

NYPD Officer Robert Echeverria remembered in tearful Queens funeral Veteran NYPD Officer Robert Echeverria, the ninth city cop to commit suicide this year, was remembered Wednesday as a funny “prankster” at a somber funeral service — as his young daughter’s gut-...
23:42, 08/21/2019

Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed at least 65 at Nigeria funeral, officials say Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed at least 65 people over the weekend in an attack on villagers gathered at a funeral in Nigeria, a local official said Sunday....
04:28, 07/31/2019

Hundreds Of Leaders Attend Former Union Minister Arun Jaitley's Funeral Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley died on Saturday at the age of 66 at Delhi's AIIMS, two weeks after he was admitted to Delhi's top hospital after a prolonged illness....
12:00, 08/25/2019

| Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap....
11:42, 04/29/2019

Venezuela's socialist collapse is worse economic failure than Soviet Union, Zimbabwe, experts say Venezuela’s socialist regime failure is the single largest economic collapse outside war in over four decades, beating the fall of the Soviet Union or Zimbabwe’s collapse under Robert Mugabe, economis...
14:00, 05/18/2019

Concerns over Robert Mugabe's health grow, ex-Zimbabwe strongman in Singapore hospital for 4 months Concerns over the health of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are growing, despite assurances by the president who ousted him that the 95-year old is making progress....
22:42, 08/06/2019

John Singleton: Private funeral set for Monday, larger memorial in coming weeks The late "Boyz n the Hood" director John Singleton is being laid to rest in a private funeral Monday.        ...
00:56, 05/05/2019

Cameron Boyce's Family Confirms He Had Epilepsy as They Make "Agonizing" Funeral Plans Cameron Boyce's loved ones are shedding new light on the medical condition that contributed to his tragic passing. The Disney Channel star, who passed away on July 6 at the age of......
07:00, 07/10/2019

With no family in town, husband of El Paso shooting victim invites public to her funeral By Phil Helsel A man who lost his wife in a mass shooting that killed nearly two dozen people in El Paso, Texas, last week is inviting the public to celebrate her life as he has no other family in tow...
16:28, 08/14/2019

Local funeral home creates tribute to victims of recent mass shootings A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) TUCSON – A local funeral home is offering the community an ...
01:56, 08/07/2019

Ex-South Korea president ‘unable’ to attend funeral service for dead lawmaker Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sent condolences but was unable to pay his respects at the funeral parlor for a former lawmaker who was found dead on Tuesday....
16:42, 07/17/2019

Irish priest blasts churchgoers for bringing cigarettes, beer as funeral gifts An outspoken Irish Catholic priest has unleashed his wrath on people bringing inappropriate items such as cans of beer or cigarettes to the altar during funeral masses....
22:42, 08/06/2019

The Real Housewives of Dallas Season 4 Trailer Has a Wedding, a Funeral and Lots of Bickering The saying goes don't mess with Texas, but it really should be don't mess with the Real Housewives from Texas. The season four trailer for The Real Housewives of Dallas is......
19:00, 07/17/2019

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and o...
00:14, 08/19/2019

Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott to pay for funeral of 8th-grade football player Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott will pay for the funeral of a 14-year-old football player who died over the weekend after being stuck by a stray bullet at a party near St. Louis, the ...
11:14, 05/09/2019

Pastor Jarrid Wilson died hours after officiating funeral of suicide victim The California megachurch pastor who killed himself Monday night officiated the funeral of a suicide victim just hours before taking his own life. Jarrid Wilson, a pastor with the Harvest Christian Fe...
17:14, 09/12/2019

Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott offers to pay for funeral of killed teen football star Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has offered to pay the funeral costs for Jaylon McKenzie, a teen football star who was shot and killed Saturday in Venice, Ill....
01:00, 05/09/2019