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INDIA POLITICS: Jayaram Jayalalithaa Passes Away

INDIA POLITICS: Jayaram Jayalalithaa Passes Away

Jayaram Jayalalithaa inspired loyalty among film fans and political supporters alike. Jayalalithaa died after undergoing surgery following a heart attack.

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CUBA POLITICS: ‘Ever Onward To Victory’ – Fidel Castro Says And Passes Away

CUBA POLITICS: ‘Ever Onward To Victory’ – Fidel Castro Says And Passes Away

Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist and for five decades defied U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday. Castro was 90.

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QATAR: Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani Passes Away

QATAR: Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani Passes Away

Sheikh Khalifa used Qatar’s oil and gas to transform the monarchy into a modern Gulf state, which has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.

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RWANDA: King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Passes Away

RWANDA: King Kigeli V Ndahindurwa Passes Away

Born Jean-Baptiste Ndahindurwa, King Kigeli came to power in 1959 and was forced to leave the country after clashing with the Belgian colonial power.

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ISRAEL: Shimon Peres Passes Away

ISRAEL: Shimon Peres Passes Away

“Our father’s legacy has always been the future. Look to tomorrow, he taught us,” said Chemi Peres, Peres’ son, in a press conference.

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GRENADA: Lamuel Stanislaus Passes Away

GRENADA: Lamuel Stanislaus Passes Away

Lamuel Stanislaus, a former Grenada Ambassador to the United Nations.

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UZBEKISTAN: Islam Karimov Passes Away

UZBEKISTAN: Islam Karimov Passes Away

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has two daughters. One of them, Gulnara, tried to position herself as a pop star at home and an international socialite.

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: Patrick Manning Passes Away

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: Patrick Manning Passes Away

Mr. Manning died July 2 in hospital in Port-of-Spain after battling acute myeloid leukemia, his family said in a statement.

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CANADA: Senate Passes Bill On Assisted Dying

CANADA: Senate Passes Bill On Assisted Dying

The bill, as amended over the past two weeks of lengthy debate in the upper house, passed late Wednesday by a vote of 64-12 with one abstention.

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AUSTRALIA: Daniel Andrews’ Father Bob Andrews Passes Away

“Bob is gone too soon but leaves many lives enriched by his hard work and generous spirit,” the Premier Daniel Andrews said.

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CANADA: Rob Ford Passes Away

Rob Ford, the Toronto city councillor, 46, had been undergoing treatment for an aggressive form of cancer that had recurred despite surgery

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INDIA: Syed Ahmed Manipur Governor Passes Away In Mumbai Hospital

INDIA: Syed Ahmed Manipur Governor Passes Away In Mumbai Hospital

Manipur Governor Syed Ahmed was suffering from cancer and was admitted to Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra last week, said family sources.

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NIGERIA: Itsekiri King, Ogiame Atuwatse II, Olu Of Warri Passes Away

NIGERIA: Itsekiri King, Ogiame Atuwatse II, Olu Of Warri Passes Away

Itsekiri King, Ogiame Atuwatse II had apparently not been in the best of health since he reportedly suffered a minor stroke over two years ago. Read more.

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USA: Amelia Boynton Robinson Passes Away

USA: Amelia Boynton Robinson Passes Away

Amelia Boynton Robinson, a civil rights activist died early Wednesday at age 104, her son Bruce Boynton said.

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CAMBODIA: Ieng Thirith Khmer Rouge Leader Passes Away

CAMBODIA: Ieng Thirith Khmer Rouge Leader Passes Away

Ieng Thirith dead, former ‘first lady’ of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime dies aged 83. Read more.

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PAKISTAN: Hamid Gul Spy Chief Passes Away At 78

Hamid Gul, contentious three-star general who served as head of the Inter-Services Intelligence, Pakistan’s spy agency, from 1987 to 1989 dies. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Khalifa Ahmed Zanna Borno State Senator Passes Away

NIGERIA: Khalifa Ahmed Zanna Borno State Senator Passes Away

Senator Zanna just won reelection during the March 28th general election under the All Progressive Congress. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Uche Chukwumerije Passes Away: President Jonathan Sends Condolences To His Family, People of Abia State

NIGERIA: Uche Chukwumerije Passes Away: President Jonathan Sends Condolences To His Family, People of Abia State

“As the nation mourns him, the President urges Senator Chukwumerije family, friends to honour his memory by continually upholding the values. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Biography And Profile

Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, born August 16, 1951 in Nigeria. He was Nigeria President 2007–10. He died May 5, 2010. Read Umaru Musa Yar’Adua biography and profile.

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