Funerals and memorial services

October 24, 2018 - 7:24 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — It was Sgt. John Thompson's ring that enabled searchers to locate his remains and those of six other British military personnel from a plane that crashed in Albania during World War II. An official funeral ceremony was held Wednesday in the Albanian capital of Tirana to bury...
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Volunteers cross a creek and barbed wire near Barron, Wis., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, on their way to a ground search for 13-year-old Jayme Closs who was discovered missing Oct. 15 after her parents were found fatally shot at their home. The search for Closs was expanded Tuesday, with as many as 2,000 volunteers expected to take part in a search of the area. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
October 23, 2018 - 5:57 pm
BARRON, Wis. (AP) — Investigators are assessing several items that volunteers found Tuesday during an expanded search for clues that might lead to a missing 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed, but none of them yet seem to be linked to her disappearance, a sheriff said. Barron...
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October 20, 2018 - 6:06 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow authorities have refused permission for an annual commemoration of Stalin-era political repression victims to be held in Lubyanka Square outside the former KGB headquarters and the event's organizers have objected to a proposed alternative site. For the past decade, the...
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Britain's Prince Harry, left, and his wife Meghan, center, the Duchess of Sussex attend the opening of Anzac Memorial at Hyde Park in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, are on a 16-day tour to Australia and the South Pacific. (Ian Vogler/Pool Photo via AP)
October 20, 2018 - 4:32 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Prince Harry paid tribute to Australian service members by opening a new wing of a war memorial on Saturday before opening the Invictus Games as he and wife Meghan continued their visit to Australia and the South Pacific. A thus-far joyous debut royal tour by the couple, buoyed by...
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A unity urn with cremated ashes of Adam Jackson and Abigail Jackson is set in place as friends and family prepare for a funeral mass at St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church in Amsterdam, N.Y., for eight of the 20 people killed in last Saturday's fatal limousine crash in Schoharie, N.Y., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
October 13, 2018 - 2:11 pm
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — Mourners at a funeral for four sisters and their family members killed in a New York limousine crash were assured Saturday that their loved ones can still see their tears and feel their heartache. On a damp, chilly day, hundreds of people packed the pews of an old brick...
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Mourners enter St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church to attend calling hours for Schoharie limo crash victims; Abigail (King) Jackson, Adam "Action" Jackson, Mary (King) Dyson, Robert J. Dyson, Allison A. King, Amy (King) Steenburg, Axel J. Steenburg and Richard Steenburg Jr., on Friday Oct. 12, 2018, in Amsterdam, N.Y. (John Carl D'Annibale/The Albany Times Union via AP)
October 12, 2018 - 7:31 pm
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York community stricken with grief after a limousine crash that killed 20 people is saying goodbye Saturday to four sisters and four family members who were on the ill-fated birthday celebration trip. The combined service is being held a week after the stretch...
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Relatives sit near the coffin of television journalist Viktoria Marinova during a religious service prior to her funeral in Ruse, Bulgaria, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Marinova's body was found last Saturday near the Danube River in the northern Bulgarian town of Ruse and a 21-year-old Bulgarian citizen was apprehended Tuesday evening outside the city of Hamburg on a European arrest warrant in connection with the slaying. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
October 12, 2018 - 6:17 am
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Hundreds of relatives, friends and colleagues of slain Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova said their goodbyes at a funeral Friday in her hometown, just after German police announced that a suspect has acknowledged attacking her. People queued at the Holy Trinity Cathedral...
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Montserrat Caballe's coffin is carried by burial services workers, during her funeral at the municipal mortuary in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Caballe, a Spanish opera singer renowned for her bel canto technique and her interpretations of the roles of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti died on Saturday. She was 85. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
October 08, 2018 - 4:53 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Royalty, political leaders and fans attended the funeral in Barcelona on Monday of Spanish opera singer Montserrat Caballe. The 85-year-old Caballe died Saturday at a hospital in the Catalan capital where she had been since September. Spain's Emeritus Queen Sofia attended...
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People walk past the the consulate in Istanbul, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. The Washington Post is reporting that two officials have told it that Turkey believes a prominent Saudi Arabian journalist who contributes to the Post was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Saudi officials have had no immediate comment. The Post says that the anonymous officials with knowledge of the Turkish investigation gave it the information about missing columnist Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
October 07, 2018 - 7:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A friend of a prominent Saudi journalist who went missing in Istanbul said Sunday that officials told him to "make your funeral preparations" as the Washington Post contributor "was killed" at the Saudi Consulate. A Turkish official separately told The Associated Press that...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2013, file photo, former Communist Party Secretary General Do Muoi, front center, is helped to walk to pay respects to late Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap at the National Funeral House in Hanoi, Vietnam. Do Muoi, a committed communist, has died at age 101. The government said in a announcement posted on its website that Muoi died late Monday night, Oct. 1, 2018, at the National Military Hospital 108 after battling a serious illness despite efforts by Vietnamese and foreign doctors to treat him. (AP Photo/Hoang Dinh Nam, Pool)
October 01, 2018 - 8:44 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Do Muoi, who worked against the French colonial government and became a committed communist, has died at age 101. The government said in an announcement posted on its website that Muoi died late...
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