Funerals and memorial services

A man in the stands holds a banner with the face of former president Robert Mugabe, as members of the public queue up to view his body at the Rufaro stadium in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. The ongoing uncertainty of the burial of Mugabe, who died last week in Singapore at the age of 95, has eclipsed the elaborate plans for Zimbabweans to pay their respects to the former guerrilla leader at several historic sites. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
September 13, 2019 - 11:51 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried at the national Heroes' Acre site but the date has not yet been set, a family spokesman said Friday, as mourners lined up to view the body for a second day in the capital, Harare. The decision to inter Mugabe at the...
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People queue to pay their respect at the coffin of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, where the body is on view at the stadium for a second day. Mugabe died last week in Singapore at the age of 95. He led the southern African nation for 37 years before being forced to resign in late 2017. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
September 13, 2019 - 7:28 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried at the national Heroes' Acre site but the date has not yet been set, a family spokesman said Friday, as mourners gathered to view the body for a second day in the capital, Harare. The decision to inter Mugabe at the...
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People queue to pay their respect at the coffin of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, where the body is on view at the stadium for a second day. Mugabe died last week in Singapore at the age of 95. He led the southern African nation for 37 years before being forced to resign in late 2017. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
September 13, 2019 - 7:15 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried at the national Heroes' Acre site but the date has not yet been set, a family spokesman said Friday, as mourners gathered to view the body for a second day in the capital, Harare. The decision to inter Mugabe at the...
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Mourners stampede after the arrival of the coffin carrying former President Robert Mugabe at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 where Mugabe will lie in state for a public viewing. Mugabe, the founder leader, made his final journey back to the country Wednesday amid continuing controversy over where he will be buried. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
September 12, 2019 - 12:57 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Controversy over where and when former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried and a stampede which injured several people trying to view his body marred the mourning for the deceased leader Thursday. A crowd insisting to see Mugabe's face in the partially opened...
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Mourners stampede after the arrival of the coffin carrying former President Robert Mugabe at the Rufaro Stadium in Harare, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 where Mugabe will lie in state for a public viewing. Mugabe, the founder leader, made his final journey back to the country Wednesday amid continuing controversy over where he will be buried. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
September 12, 2019 - 11:25 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Several people were injured in a crush as they surged forward to try to view former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's casket on Thursday at a sports stadium as thousands of onlookers packed the stands. Police on the field tried to hold them back, but a large group pushed...
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo lays a wreath at the grave of former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie during funeral services at Hero's cemetery Kalibata in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Habibie, who allowed democratic reforms and an independence referendum for East Timor following the ouster of the dictator Suharto, has been buried at a state funeral. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
September 12, 2019 - 6:24 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, who allowed democratic reforms and an independence referendum for East Timor following the ouster of dictator Suharto, was buried on Thursday in a state funeral with full military honors. Thousands of mourners lined...
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A woman wearing a dress with the face of former president Robert Mugabe, joins with others to sing political songs of his ZANU-PF party, at his house in his home village of Kutama, in Zimbabwe Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. The body of Mugabe is being flown to the capital, Harare, on Wednesday where it will be displayed at historic locations for several days before burial at a location still undecided because of friction between the ex-leader's family and the government. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
September 11, 2019 - 9:56 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The body of Zimbabwe's longtime ruler Robert Mugabe has arrived in the capital, Harare, where it was met by President Emmerson Mnangagwa and a full military delegation. Widow Grace Mugabe, dressed in black and with a black veil, was seated at a podium on the tarmac. Mugabe's...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2010, file pool photo, former Indonesian President B.J. Habibie films the crowd as he sits in the audience to hear U.S. President Barack Obama's speech at the University of Indonesia, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Habibie, who allowed democratic reforms and an independence referendum for East Timor following the ouster of the dictator Suharto, has died at age 83. (Barbara Walton, Pool Photo via AP, File)
September 11, 2019 - 9:20 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie, who allowed democratic reforms and an independence referendum for East Timor following the ouster of the dictator Suharto, has died. He was 83. His unpopular presidency was the shortest in modern Indonesia's history,...
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A hearse carrying the body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe leaves the Singapore Casket Funeral Parlour for the airport in Singapore Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Mugabe died Friday, Sept. 6 at a hospital in Singapore at age 95. (AP Photo/Danial Hakim)
September 10, 2019 - 10:55 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — The body of Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe was being returned to his homeland Wednesday to lie in state before his burial in the African nation he ruled for decades. Mugabe died Friday in a Singapore hospital at age 95. The ex-guerrilla leader took power when Zimbabwe...
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A man walks past a mural of former president Robert Mugabe, in the low income neighbourhood of Mbare, known to have many supporters of Mugabe's ZANU-PF party, in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Mugabe, who enjoyed strong backing from Zimbabwe's people after taking over in 1980, but whose support waned following decades of repression, economic mismanagement and allegations of election-rigging, is expected to be buried on Sunday, state media reported. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
September 10, 2019 - 9:25 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — A vehicle believed to be carrying the body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe left a Singapore funeral parlor Wednesday morning to be returned to his homeland for burial in the African nation he ruled for decades. Police escorting the vehicle Wednesday morning said the...
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