Sami ul Haq was a prominent leader in both Pakistan and Afghanistan, where he was repeatedly involved in peace processes. Haq was called the 'Father of the Taliban' since Mullah Omar, who founded the Taliban, was among his many students.
Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha and four other people died in a horrific helicopter accident moments after they departed the club's pitch a week ago, bringing an abrupt end to the fairytale life of Thailand's fifth-richest man.
Known as the "Eye of Istanbul" for his iconic black-and-white pictures of the city and its residents, Ara Guler died of heart and respiratory failure on Wednesday at the age of 90.
At least six protesters were killed and more than 20 injured during a second day of clashes with security forces in Iraq's main southern city Basra. The violence erupted during the funeral of 26-year-old activist Mekki Yasser.
The man was critically injured Friday and died overnight in a hospital after a paramilitary armored vehicle crushed at least two men during an anti-India protest.
An illustrious roster of royals, most of them from Europe, are attending the funeral of Romania's former king, Michael I, who died at the age of 96 in Switzerland.
Volunteers of the famed rescue service were shot dead during an attack on their office in the town of Sarmin.
The activist will be buried at West Park cemetery in Johannesburg. His family has asked President Jacob Zuma not to attend the funeral or the memorial service.
About 70 countries were represented at the procession held for the former president of Israel.
Family members mourn as state holds national funeral service for deceased victims of the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that hit the country on Wednesday.
Family, politicians, celebrities share memories of 'The Greatest'. Thousands of fans line up in Louisville as funeral procession takes same route as parade to celebrate his Olympic gold medal.
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