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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
Iranians gather around a hearse carrying the coffin of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony in the capital Tehran today
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, 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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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 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.
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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