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Pallbearers carry the coffin during the funeral ceremony for the late former Portuguese President Mario Soares at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos (Jeronimos Monastery) in Lisbon, on January 10, 2017.

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Pallbearers carry the coffin during the funeral ceremony for the late former Portuguese President Mario Soares at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos in Lisbon today. Photo Patricia De Melo/AFP/Getty

TOPSHOT - Iranians gather around a hearse carrying the coffin of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony in the capital Tehran, on January 10, 2017 The heavyweight politician, who died on January 8 at the age of 82, will be buried inside the crypt of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the leader of Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution, at Khomeini's mausoleum is in south Tehran.  / AFP PHOTO / Atta KENAREATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images

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Iranians gather around a hearse carrying the coffin of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony in the capital Tehran today
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Sofia Yaqub, the mother of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub is comforted at Masjid Bilal Huddersfield where prayers are being held ahead of his funeral. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday January 6, 2017. Yaqub, 28, died after officers opened fire on the car he was travelling in near the M62 in West Yorkshire on Monday evening. See PA story COURTS Huddersfield. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

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Safia Bano, the mother of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub is comforted at Masjid Bilal Huddersfield where prayers are being held ahead of his funeral. Yaqub, 28, died after officers opened fire on the car he was travelling in near the M62 in West Yorkshire on Monday evening. Photo Anna Gowthorpe/PA

The sister of Elias Wardini, center, a Lebanese man who was killed in the New Year's Eve Istanbul nightclub attack, mourns over her brother's body during his funeral procession at a church, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The gunman killed 39 people, most of them foreigners, including three Lebanese citizens, at the Istanbul nightclub. The Islamic State group claimed the attack on Monday, saying a "soldier of the caliphate" had carried out the mass shooting in response to Turkish military operations against IS in northern Syria. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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The sister of Elias Wardini, centre, a Lebanese man who was killed in the New Year’s Eve Istanbul nightclub attack, mourns over her brother’s body during his funeral procession at a church, in Beirut, Lebanon,Syria. Photo Hussein Malla/AP

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Andrei Karlov is carried out of the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow, Russia. Karlov was fatally shot by a Turkish policeman Monday in a gathering in Ankara, Turkey. Photo Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool photo via AP

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A girl holds a Cuban flag waits with others for the arrival of the funeral procession carrying the ashes of Cuban leader Fidel Castro on its way to his final resting place, in Florida, Cuba. Picture AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko

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People wait for the arrival of the caravan carrying the ashes of Fidel Castro during a funeral procession that retraces the path of Castro’s march into Havana nearly
six decades ago, in Esperanza, Cuba.
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In this handout photo provided by the Israel Government Press Office (GPO), U.S President Barack Obama and Shimon Peres' daughter Tsvia Walden attend the funeral ceremony held for the former Israeli leader Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl on September 30, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel.  World leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries attended the state funeral of Israel's ninth president, Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem on Friday, after thousands of Israelis paid their last respects to the elder statesman who died on Wednesday.  (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

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President Barack Obama and Shimon Peres’ daughter Tsvia Walden attend the funeral ceremony held for the former Israeli leader Shimon Peres at Mount Herzl on September 30, 2016 in Jerusalem, Israel. World leaders and dignitaries from 70 countries attended the state funeral of Israel’s ninth president, Shimon Peres, in Jerusalem on Friday, after thousands of Israelis paid their last respects to the elder statesman who died on Wednesday. Photo Ben Gershom/Getty Images/GPO 

Former US President Bill Clinton (C), Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (L), and Knesset chairman Yuli Edelstein (R) stand next to the coffin of Shimon Peres during a memorial ceremony held for the public at the Knesset (Israeli  Parliament) in Jerusalem, Israel, 29 September 2016. Peres died early 28 September at the age of 93 after suffering a stroke on 14 September. A state funeral will be held on 30 September which is expected to be attended by many world leaders.  EPA/ABIR SULTAN

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Former US President Bill Clinton (C), Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (L), and Knesset chairman Yuli Edelstein (R) stand next to the coffin of Shimon Peres during a memorial ceremony held for the public at the Knesset in Jerusalem, Israel Credit: Abir Sultan/EPA

Former US President Bill Clinton pays his respects to Shimon Peres as the former Israeli president’s coffin lies in state on Thursday at the Knesset in Jerusalem. 

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.   Two jihadists, both 19, slit Hamel's throat while he was celebrating mass in an attack that shocked the country as well as the Catholic Church. The church attack came less than two weeks after another attacker ploughed a 19-tonne truck into a massive crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the Riviera city of Nice, killing 84 people and wounding more than 300 others

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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

 A volunteer for Good Nanum carry the urn that bears the remains of a man who died alone with no one claiming his remains on June 16, 2016 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.

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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.

BATON ROUGE, LA - JULY 15:  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 on July 15, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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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

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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

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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, Nov. 26, 2015. The two-month wave of violence has killed 19 Israelis. At least 93 Palestinian have died, including 59 said by Israel to be attackers.

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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

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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 come from skies over ethnic Tibetans gathering for a sky burial near the Larung valley located some 3700 to 4000 metres above the sea level in Sertar county, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province...Vultures come from skies over ethnic Tibetans gathering for a sky burial near the Larung valley located some 3700 to 4000 metres above the sea level in Sertar county, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province, China October 31, 2015. In early afternoons, on a hill near famous Larung Wuming Buddhist Institute, relatives and onlookers gather for sky burials in which bodies of deceased people are offered to vultures to prey upon it. 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. Picture taken October 31, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

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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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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

 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 today

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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 the previous day in a twin blast in Ankara, mourn over his coffin during a funeral ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, 12 October 2015. 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. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, which came three weeks before snap general elections set for 01 November and the G20 heads-of-government summit later next month, raising security concerns.

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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