Funerals and memorial services

A vendor sells memorabilia outside former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's rural home in Zvimba, about 100 kilometer north west of the capital Harare, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. According to a family spokesperson Mugabe is expected to be buried at the residence after weeks of drama mystery and contention over his burial place.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
September 28, 2019 - 8:19 am
ZVIMBA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Security was tight as the family of longtime Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe prepared on Saturday to bury him at his rural home. A highly private farewell was taking place for one of Africa's most divisive figures after a weeks-long family dispute with the administration...
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A van from a funeral parlor enters former President Robert Mugabe's rural home in Zvimba, about 100 kilometers north west of the capital Harare, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. According to a family spokesperson Mugabe is expected to be buried at the residence after weeks of drama mystery and contention over his burial place. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
September 28, 2019 - 5:45 am
ZVIMBA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Security was tight as the family of longtime Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe prepared on Saturday to bury him at his rural home. A highly private farewell was planned for one of Africa's most divisive figures after a weeks-long family dispute with the administration that...
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A van from a funeral parlor enters former President Robert Mugabe's rural home in Zvimba, about 100 kilometers north west of the capital Harare, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. According to a family spokesperson Mugabe is expected to be buried at the residence after weeks of drama mystery and contention over his burial place. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
September 28, 2019 - 5:17 am
ZVIMBA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Security is tight as the family of longtime Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe prepares to bury him at his rural home. A highly private farewell is planned for one of Africa's most divisive figures after a family dispute with the administration that forced him from power. Only...
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People watch former President Jacques Chirac on a giant screen set up at the Paris town hall Paris, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. Mourners are signing memory books, flags are lowered and French politicians from across the spectrum are paying tributes to late President Jacques Chirac. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
September 27, 2019 - 12:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — French people lined up at the Elysee Palace and Paris City Hall on Friday to write in memory books recalling late President Jacques Chirac, who presided over both seats of power during four decades as a larger-than-life French political figure. The French presidency announced that...
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Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky visits the site of the 9/11 terror attacks at ground zero in New York, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Zelensky made specific stops at the names of victims that were born in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 26, 2019 - 5:07 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has visited the Sept. 11 memorial in New York, viewing the commemorative pools where the World Trade Center's twin towers once stood...
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House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn hugs a relative after pausing at the casket of his wife, Emily, during her funeral services on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in West Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
September 22, 2019 - 8:08 pm
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Leading congressional Democrats and some of the party's presidential contenders gathered Sunday for the funeral of Emily Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina and prolific fundraiser in support of helping students attend the alma mater they...
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House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn hugs a relative after pausing at the casket of his wife, Emily, during her funeral services on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, in West Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
September 22, 2019 - 7:26 pm
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Leading congressional Democrats and some of the party's presidential contenders gathered Sunday for the funeral of Emily Clyburn, wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina and prolific fundraiser in support of helping students attend the alma mater they...
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In this image from a video, a funeral service is held for the late Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva in Nuku'alofa, Tonga Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. Hundreds of mourners packed a church service on Thursday and children stood vigil on downtown streets as Tonga took a national holiday to bid farewell to Pohiva at a state funeral. (TVNZ via AP)
September 19, 2019 - 9:23 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of mourners packed a church service on Thursday and children stood vigil on downtown streets as Tonga took a national holiday to bid farewell to Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva at a state funeral. During a political career that began more than three decades...
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In this photo taken Sept. 13, 2019, Associated Press journalist Andrew Meldrum poses for a photograph at the entrance to State House in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. After 16 years in journalistic exile, Meldrum returned to Zimbabwe, the country where he worked as a journalist for 23 years until he was expelled by former president Robert Mugabe's government. For the past week he reported on the mourning period for Mugabe. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
September 18, 2019 - 1:10 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The immigration officer lifted his stamp to put the visa into my passport and I heaved a sigh of relief. But then my passport was taken by a smiling woman who asked, "Have you been to Zimbabwe before?" Through questioning she determined that I had worked as a journalist in...
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In this photo taken Sept. 13, 2019, Associated Press journalist Andrew Meldrum poses for a photograph at the entrance to State House in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe. After 16 years in journalistic exile, Meldrum returned to Zimbabwe, the country where he worked as a journalist for 23 years until he was expelled by former president Robert Mugabe's government. For the past week he reported on the mourning period for Mugabe. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
September 18, 2019 - 12:40 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The immigration officer lifted his stamp to put the visa into my passport and I heaved a sigh of relief. But then my passport was taken by a smiling woman who asked, "Have you been to Zimbabwe before?" Through questioning she determined that I had worked as a journalist in...
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