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30 Sep
Japan has held a state funeral for former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. Leaders and dignitaries from around the world attended the event. But there was also widespread opposition to the funeral due to divisions over Abe's legacy.
31 Aug
DW correspondent Jan-Philipp Scholz traveled to the Ukrainian town of Chaplyne and attended the funeral of one of the boys who died in the attack.
27 Jun
Family and friends of British journalist Dom Phillips attended his funeral near Rio de Janeiro. The last rites for Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, who was killed while working with Phillips, were held a day earlier.
15 May
Security forces and members of the public clashed repeatedly as pallbearers carried the journalist's coffin. Veteran reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was shot in the head while covering an Israeli military operation.
31 Mar
Bolanle Okusanya Feyita, MD, LTJ Funerals International talks about her journey into funeral services and being a female undertaker in an industry dominated by men.
26 Mar
Huge crowds of ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered in Bnei Brak to mourn Chaim Kaniesky, a prominent rabbi. Police were out in force to prevent a repeat of a deadly stampede at a pilgrimage site 11 months ago.
16 Aug 2021
Funerals were held for victims of an attack on a Muslim convoy on the outskirts of Nigeria's Jos state, which left at least 22 people dead.
7 Aug 2021
More than 10 people are reported to have died and at least 50 injured. State media blamed the attack on the 'Islamic State' (IS) militant group, which has revived its campaign of violence in Iraq.
17 Jul 2021
Iraqis mourn relatives who died in a massive fire which engulfed a coronavirus isolation ward of Al-Hussein hospital in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, as they take part in their funeral in the central city of Najaf. The devastating blaze Monday evening, which medics said was fuelled by oxygen canisters exploding, was the second such tragedy in Iraq in three months.
17 Apr 2021
Only 30 people, including his widow Queen Elizabeth, were allowed to attend, due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. The ceremony saluted both his service to the Navy and support for the UK monarch.
12 Apr 2021
Prince Harry is believed to have arrived back on British soil at the weekend ahead of Prince Philip's funeral.
11 Apr 2021
Locals in Dawei, a city in Myanmar's south, attend the funeral of Kyaw Min Latt, 17, who was shot by security forces on March 27 while riding a motorbike.

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