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Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Former head of scandal-hit Swedish Academy dies of cancer

Sara Danius, the former head of the scandal-tainted committee which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died of cancer, Swedish news agency TT said on Saturday.

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley dies aged 66

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley dies aged 66

Arun Jaitley, the former Indian finance minister and one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest associates, died in hospital on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was admitted following breathing difficulties ...

Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj dies aged 67

Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj dies aged 67

Former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi last night following cardiac arrest, hospital sources said. She was 67.

Brazilian male model dies after collapsing on catwalk

Brazilian male model dies after collapsing on catwalk

A male model has died in hospital hours after collapsing on a catwalk during Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, according to Brazilian media reports.

Thousands demand safety after student dies in Bangladesh road crash

Thousands demand safety after student dies in Bangladesh road crash

Thousands of students demonstrated in Dhaka on Wednesday to demand improved road safety after a university student was run over by a bus, in a city that only recently saw protests against poor road safety.

Thousands mourn as revered Indian leader dies

Thousands mourn as revered Indian leader dies

Thousands mourned in southern India on Tuesday after the death of revered 94-year-old political leader Muthuvel Karunanidhi.

Doha resident dies of heart attack on reaching Mumbai

Doha resident dies of heart attack on reaching Mumbai

An Indian expatriate who travelled to Mumbai recently died after suffering a cardiac arrest during his journey.

US Apollo astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies

US Apollo astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies

US astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon, died on Saturday at the age of 86, NASA has confirmed.

South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

South Korea's LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

The chairman of South Korea's LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental to transforming the country's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with brain disease.

Palestinian child dies of serious wounds sustained during protests in Gaza

Palestinian child dies of serious wounds sustained during protests in Gaza

A Palestinian child died of serious wounds sustained during the protests at the Gaza borders on Friday.

World's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

World's last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya

The world's last male northern white rhino has died, the Kenyan conservancy taking care of it said, leaving only two females of its subspecies alive in the world. Ol Pejeta Conservancy said ...

US student held prisoner by North Korea dies days after release

US student held prisoner by North Korea dies days after release

An American university student held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months died at a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after he was released from captivity in a coma, his family said.