Greek singer Demis Roussos dies aged 68Greek singer Demis Roussos, best known for operatic pop ballads in the 1970s and 1980s, died in Athens at the weekend aged 68.
Saudi King Abdullah dies, brother Salman pronounced new monarchSaudi Arabia’s King Abdullah died early on Friday morning and has been replaced as monarch by his brother, Salman, state TV announced in a statement attributed to the crown prince.
‘La Dolce Vita’ actress Anita Ekberg dies at 83Anita Ekberg, the Swedish-born actress and sex-symbol of the 1950s and ‘60s who was immortalized bathing in the Trevi fountain in Fellini's “La Dolce Vita,” has died. She…
Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo dies aged 82Mario Cuomo, the three-time governor of New York who turned down several invitations to seek the US presidency, has died at the age of 82, US media reported on Thursday.
British singer Joe Cocker dies at 70Raspy-voiced singer Joe Cocker, perhaps best known for his rendition of The Beatles’ song “With A Little Help From My Friends,” has died at the age of 70, his agent said on Monday.
British novelist P.D. James dies at 94Publisher Faber and Faber says mystery writer P.D. James, who brought realistic modern characters to the classical British detective story, has died. She was 94.
Australian cricketer Hughes dies from head injuriesAustralian batsman Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a rare head injury after a sickening on-field blow in one of the highest-profile sporting fatalities since the death of…
Lebanese musical diva Sabah dies at 87The Lebanese singer and actress known as Sabah, a cultural icon with a career that spanned more than six decades, died Wednesday at the age of 87, Lebanese media said. The blonde…
Oscar-winning 'Graduate' director Mike Nichols dies at 83Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of films such as “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” “The Graduate” and “Carnal Knowledge,”…
Zambia sees Africa's first white ruler in decadesPresident Michael Sata died Tuesday at a London hospital at the age of 77, Zambian officials announced Wednesday. Vice President Guy Scott (pictured) took over as interim leader,…
US editor Ben Bradlee of Watergate fame diesBen Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more…
Haiti's former dictator 'Baby Doc' Duvalier dies at 63Haiti's former dictator, Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, has died at the age of 63, Haitian Health Minister Florence Guillaume Duperval announced on Saturday.