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Ex-Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain passes away

Pakistan's former President Mamnoon Hussain died Wednesday in the southern port city of Karachi, his party confirmed. He was 80. "Deeply shocked and grieved to hear that President Mamnoon Hussain has passed away. What an …

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Prominent artist Tahir Salakhov passes away

People's Artist of the USSR, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts Tair Salakhov passed away in Germany aged 92, his daughter Aidan Salakhova said. "People's Artist of the USSR Tair Salakhov died in a …

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Theatre, film actor Kakhi Kavsadze passes away

Georgian theatre and film actor Kakhi Kavsadze died of Covid-19 at age 85 on Tuesday after spending two months at a Tbilisi clinic struggling with the virus. An actor of the Rustaveli Theatre since 1959 and cast for more than 80 roles …

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Former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale passes away

Former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale died on Monday at age 93, his family said. Mondale, the first major U.S. party presidential nominee to pick a woman running mate, believed in an activist government and worked for civil rights, …

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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth, passes away

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth who played a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday. The Duke of Edinburgh, as he was officially known, had …

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Writer Guram Dochanashvili passed away

Writer Guram Dochanashvili passed away. He was taken to New Hospitals yesterday, where he was placed in the intensive care unit, InterPressNews reports.  Guram Dochanashvili was born on March 26, 1939 in Tbilisi. He graduated from …

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Soviet and Russian actor Andrei Myagkov passes away

Famous Soviet and Russian actor Andrei Myagkov, holder of the People’s Artist of the RSFSR title, has died, the Chekhov Moscow Art Theater said. The theater said the date and time of the funeral will be announced later, TASS …

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Jazz pioneer Chick Corea dies at 79

Jazz pianist and composer Chick Corea has died of cancer at age 79, according to a post on his Facebook page. The musician died from "a rare form of cancer which was only discovered very recently". The …

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Director of 'Baku Network' Elkhan Alasgarov passes away

Director of the Baku Network Expert Council, Deputy General Director of Trend News Agency, Doctor of Philosophy Elkhan Alasgarov, has deceased of COVID-19. After the deterioration of his health condition as a result of contracting the …

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Actor Robert Hossein passes away

French director and actor Robert Hossein has died after contracting Covid-19, just hours after he celebrated his 93rd birthday. The multi-talented star carved out a decades-long legacy in theater, cinema, and television. During his …

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‘World’s heaviest child’ dies in Russia aged 21

  Dzhambulat Khatokhov, named the world's heaviest child by the Guinness Book of Records, died aged 21, President of Sumo and Mas-wrestling Federation in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, in Russia’s North Caucasus, Betal …

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Star Wars actor Jeremy Bulloch passes away

Star Wars actor Jeremy Bulloch, who played Boba Fett in the original films, has died aged 75, his agent said. According to the agent, the English actor died in hospital on Thursday from “health complications following his many …

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Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year’s World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60, AP reports. …

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