Monday, July 4, 2022


Israel arrests Al Jazeera reporter pallbearer

Police say his arrest has nothing to do with his participation in the funeral procession of Shireen Abu Akleh.

After outcry, Israel police to probe actions at journalist’s funeral

Police say they had coordinated funeral arrangements with Shireen Abu Akleh family but 'rioters tried to sabotage the ceremony and harm the police'.

Violence erupts as journalist’s coffin emerges from Jerusalem hospital

Images aired on Palestine TV showed Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh's coffin nearly falling to the ground as police grabbed flags from the crowd around the procession.

Cambodian villagers killed by toxic rice wine at funeral

Most villages in Cambodia have two or three ramshackle stills operating with no legal controls, inspections or quality controls.

India’s crematoriums buckle as Covid dead pile up

The chimney of one electric furnace in Ahmedabad cracked and collapsed after being in constant use for up to 20 hours every day for the past two weeks, while some crematoriums in Lucknow have run out of wood and are asking people to bring it themselves.

Britain falls silent in tribute to Prince Philip

The funeral ceremony with just 30 mourners took place entirely behind the castle's walls, with the public urged to stay away because of the pandemic.

Children die in funeral stampede as Tanzania mourns ex-president

Reports say the death toll from the crush and stampede could be high as 40 but officials have not confirmed this.

Indian villagers carry corpse to bank to withdraw funeral money

Unable to find any valuables to pay for his funeral, Mahesh Yadav's neighbours took his bank passbook – and his corpse – to the bank, refusing to leave until the branch manager released his money.

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