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A man holds a picture of the priest Jacques Hamel outside Rouen’s cathedral on August 2, 2016 during the funeral of the priest who was killed in a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray on July 26 during a hostage-taking claimed by Islamic State group
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A volunteer for Good Nanum carry the urn that bears the remains of a man who died alone with no one claiming his remains in Goyang, South Korea. Good Nanum holds funerals for people whose remains are not claimed by anyone thus have no one to take care of the final farewells for them including cremation and rituals.
The body of Alton Sterling, who was shot and killed by Baton Rouge Police officers, lies in a casket as he is brought into his funeral at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Friends and relatives of Habibullah Sefer, who was killed in Tuesday’s attack at Istanbul airport, carry his flag-draped coffin during his funeral ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey
A woman reacts as she attends the funeral of the governor of Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Tuesday. The governor of Yemen’s Aden province Jaafar Mohammed Saad was killed on Sunday when a suicide bomber rammed his car into the governor’s convoy in the western part of Aden city
Palestinian women mourn as they take the last look at the body of Yahya Taha, 21, who was killed during clashes with Israeli troops following an Israeli army raid, at the family house during his funeral in the West Bank village of Qattana, near Ramallah, Thursday
Kashmiri villagers mourn at a funeral procession for suspected rebels in the village of Bijbehara, in Anantnag district south of Srinagar, on Tuesday. Three suspected rebels were killed on Sunday, during an encounter with security forces in southern Kashmir
Vultures fly, as ethnic Tibetans gather for a sky burial near the Larung valley, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province. Relatives and onlookers gather for sky burials in which bodies of deceased people are offered to vultures. Such burials are practiced by some Tibetans and Mongolian in China as an extreme type of Buddhist’s “self-sacrifice almsgiving”. It is believed that feeding vultures with decomposed corpse of relatives on top of a mountain is a respectful to pay tribute to their passed-away beloved ones.
Iraqis attend a funeral in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf on Tuesday for eight fighters who belonged to the Asaib al Haq (The League of the Righteous) group that were killed in combat against Islamic State (IS) group jihadists
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Ultra orthodox relatives and friends attend the funeral of Isheayahu Krishevsky on Tuesday in Jerusalem, Israel. Krishevsky was stabbed to death by a Palestinian man earlier in the day
Relatives of Uygar Coskun, who was killed in a twin blast in Ankara, mourn over his coffin during a funeral ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, on Monday. Mourners anxiously began to gather to commemorate the 95 people killed in twin blasts the previous day at a pro-Kurdish peace rally, the worst attack in Turkey’s modern history
Kashmiri Muslim women wail as they watch the funeral procession of suspected rebels, at Barhama, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday
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French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve awards the Legion of Honour posthumously to late French gendarme Laurent Pruvot during his funeral ceremony at the Gendarmerie barracks in Amiens. Pruvot died during a shooting on August 25 at a travellers camp in Roye which left four dead.
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Afghan men carry the body of a victim after a series of explosions at a gas storage facility on the edge of the western city of Herat on Tuesday.
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Members of the public arrive outside St Mary’s Catholic Church on Thursday in Liverpool, England. Singer and TV host Cilla Black died at her home in Spain after a head injury caused by a fall
A Turkish soldier prays during the burial ceremony of Turkish soldier Mehmet Yavuz Nane on Friday, in Gaziantep
Mourners react over coffins in Gaziantep on Tuesday, during a funeral ceremony for victims following a suicide bomb attack the day before which killed at least 31 in the southern Turkish town of Suruc
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Military policemen try to open a path ahead for the funeral of 21-year-old Mohamed Adel, one of the army officers who died in yesterday’s Sinai attacks, in Al-Kaliobeya, near Cairo, Egypt.
Prosecutors, lawyers and judges stand near a statue of Lady Justice during a funeral ceremony for senior Istanbul prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz
Relatives and friends pay respects as they stand close to the coffin of Boris Nemtsov in Moscow on Tuesday. Russia vowed to find the killers of the opposition leader as details emerge about the most shocking political assassination to take place during Vladimir Putin’s rule