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27 Nov
Widely recognized as having revolutionized American musical theater, Sondheim was best known for "West Side Story" and "Sweeney Todd." Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins sang versions of his hit song, "Send in the Clowns."
26 Sep
Hecker had only been in the ambassadorial role for a few days. The 54-year-old previously worked as a foreign policy adviser to German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
24 Aug
The former president has died while serving a life term in prison for crimes against humanity. Local media reported that the 79-year-old died of coronavirus.
28 Jul
Fernando Karadima was a key figure in a sexual abuse case that sent shockwaves through the Catholic Church. Aged 90, he died of bronchopneumonia and kidney failure in a nursing home.
13 Jul
As a teenager, she had to perform in the Auschwitz girls' orchestra. But Esther Bejarano never stopped loving music — or fighting against racism.
20 Apr
Chad's President Idriss Deby has died while visiting troops on the frontline of a battle against rebels, an army spokesman said. David Doyle has more.
18 Apr
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Monday.⁣
9 Apr
Known for his quips and his faux pas, Prince Philip was hard to overlook. But his role as consort required him to stand in the shadow of Queen Elizabeth for much of his adult life. A look back at an extraordinary life.
24 Jan
A miner has died after reportedly falling into a coma after an explosion in Shandong province left him and 21 others trapped underground. Rescuers have been scrambling to deliver supplies and establish an escape route.
9 Dec 2020
18-year-old single mother dies in boyfriend's room in Bayelsa
27 Nov 2020
#EndSARS: Petitioner dies one week to his petition being heard
10 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.⁣⁣

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