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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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One of main Karabakh occupants Manvel Grigoryan passes away

One of the main executors of the occupation of the Azerbaijani territories, ex-chairman of Yerkrapah Volunteers Union, Lieutenant-General Manvel Grigoryan has died in Yerevan aged 65, former deputy of Republican party Karen Avagyan said. …

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Ennio Morricone passes away

Italian composer Ennio Morricone, one of the world's best-known and most prolific film composers, has died in Rome, Italian news agency ANSA said on Monday. Morricone, who was 91, died in hospital in Rome where he was being …

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Ex-Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev’s son dies in U.S.

Sergei Krushchev, a son of former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, passed away yesterday in the United States at the age of 84, a granddaughter of the ex-Soviet leader Nina Khrushcheva said. Asked whether news about Sergei …

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World's oldest man passes away

The world's oldest man has died at the age of 112. Bob Weighton, from Alton, Hampshire, became the oldest man in February following the death of Chitetsu Watanabe of Japan, who was also 112. Weighton was born in …

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Iran's OPEC governor dies after brain haemorrhage

Iran’s OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili has died of a brain haemorrhage two weeks after falling into a coma, Reuters reported citing the semi-official news agency ISNA. “Kazempour Ardebili ... passed away in a Tehran …

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Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor passes away

Top Indian actor Rishi Kapoor, a scion of Bollywood’s most famous Kapoor family, has died. He was 67 and had leukemia. Kapoor was hospitalized in Mumbai on Wednesday and died on Thursday, according to a family statement. …

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Last marshal of Soviet Union Dmitry Yazov passes away

The last marshal of the Soviet Union Dmitry Yazov has passed away today. Russia's defence ministry said in a statement carried by news agencies that Yazov had died in Moscow on February 25 at the age of 95 following …

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