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Egypt’s Coptic Spiritual Leader Dies

Posted March 17th, 2012 at 11:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Egyptians are mourning the death of Coptic Pope Shenouda III, the spiritual leader of the Middle East’s largest Christian community. Shenouda died on Saturday in Cairo at age 88 after suffering from what the official MENA news agency says was liver and lung disease. Mourners gathered in the main Coptic cathedral in Cairo to pray […]

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Egypt’s Coptic Spiritual Leader Dies

Posted March 17th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s Coptic Pope Shenouda III, the spiritual leader of the Middle East’s largest Christian community, has died. He was 88. Shenouda died on Saturday in Egypt after suffering from health complications. Egypt’s official MENA news agency says he had battled liver and lung ailments. Shenouda was consecrated as pope of Alexandria in 1971. He led […]

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Convicted Nazi Death Camp Guard John Demjanjuk Dead at 91

Posted March 17th, 2012 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Former Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk, convicted in Germany last year of helping kill some 28,000 prisoners, died Saturday at the age of 91. Police in the southern German state of Bavaria say the ailing Demjanjuk died in a nursing home in the town of Bad Feilnbach. He had been sentenced last May to […]

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Convicted Nazi Death Camp Guard John Demjanjuk Dead at 91

Posted March 17th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Former Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk, convicted in Germany last year of helping kill some 28,000 prisoners, died Saturday at the age of 91. Police in the southern German state of Bavaria say the ailing Demjanjuk died in a nursing home in the town of Bad Feilnbach. He had been sentenced last May to […]

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US Representative Donald Payne Dead at 77

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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The eastern U.S. state of New Jersey’s first black congressman, Representative Donald Payne, has died after a battle with colon cancer. Sources close to the 77-year-old Payne say he died Tuesday at a New Jersey hospital. U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday expressed his condolences to Payne’s family at the end of a news briefing. He […]

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US Representative Donald Payne Dead at 77

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Representative Donald Payne, the U.S. state of New Jersey’s first black congressman, and a dedicated advocate for democracy in Africa, has died after a battle with colon cancer. Sources close to the 77-year-old Payne say he died Tuesday at a New Jersey hospital. Payne announced last month that he was undergoing cancer treatment. The Democratic […]

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US Representative Donald Payne Dead at 77

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. state of New Jersey’s first black congressman, Representative Donald Payne, has died after a battle with colon cancer. Sources close to the 77-year-old Payne say he died Tuesday at a New Jersey hospital. Payne announced last month that he was undergoing cancer treatment, but said he would continue to represent his district. The […]

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Award-Winning New York Times Reporter Dies in Syria

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid has died while on assignment in Syria for The New York Times. The newspaper says the 43-year-old Shadid suffered a severe asthma attack Thursday while preparing to leave Syria, where he spent the past week covering opposition forces battling the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. A Times photographer traveling […]

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Award-Winning New York Times Reporter Dies in Syria

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid has died while on assignment in Syria for The New York Times. The newspaper says the 43-year-old Shadid suffered a severe asthma attack Thursday while preparing to leave Syria, where he spent the past week covering opposition forces battling the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. A Times photographer traveling […]

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Award-Winning New York Times Reporter Dies in Syria

Posted February 17th, 2012 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid has died while on assignment in Syria for The New York Times. The newspaper says the 43-year-old Shadid suffered a severe asthma attack Thursday while preparing to leave Syria, where he spent the past week covering opposition forces battling the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. A Times photographer traveling […]

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