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16 Aug
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
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
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
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
Prince Harry is believed to have arrived back on British soil at the weekend ahead of Prince Philip's funeral.
11 Apr
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.
5 Mar
Thousands attend 33-year-old Lwin Lwin Oo's funeral. He was shot dead during clashes with security forces on February 28 in Myanmar's southern coastal city of Dawei.
1 Mar
Well-wishers have paid tribute to the World War Two veteran who died of coronavirus earlier this month, aged 100. Captain Sir Tom raised millions for Britain's National Health Service.
26 Jan
Ghana has begun its final farewell to Jerry Rawlings, who ruled the West African nation for two decades first as a military leader and then as elected president. The burial of "JJ" will take place on Wednesday.
9 Jun 2020
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2 May 2020
The chief of staff to the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari passed away a few weeks ago from Covid-19 complications and buried in Abuja in controversial circumstances. Here are a few lessons to learn from his funeral.
11 Jan 2020
A funeral is held in the Libyan capital after an airstrike on a military school in al-Hadba al-Khadra, a residential area in south Tripoli.

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