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World 06 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hundreds of thousands mourn Lebanon's Fadlallah

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah was buried on Tuesday, mourned by hundreds of thousands who paid homage to an early mentor of Hezbollah who became one of Shi'ite Islam's highest authorities.

World 28 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Timeline - Iran holds parliamentary elections

(Reuters) - Here is a look back at Iran, as the country on Friday holds its first elections since 2009: June 2009 - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wins a June 12 presidential election defeating challenger Mirhossein Mousavi. Hundreds of thousands of people, protesting against the election result, clash with police. Mousavi calls result a

People 18 Oct 2016 | 6:54 AM

4 creepy Victorian mourning rituals

Turning back clocks and post-mortem photography are just two creepy practices of the Victorian era.

Nation 15 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Ex-rep dies while paying last respects

A FORMER member of the legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu stunned bystanders when he fainted and died while paying his last respects to the late chief minister, Tamil Nesan reported.