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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Gerry Conlon, one of the Guildford Four, dies at 60

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... were convicted and sentenced to life for the bombing. Tributes have poured in from across Ireland for Conlon, who died on Saturday in Belfast at age 60 following a battle with cancer. "His ... Conlon's working-class Belfast accent. He and Conlon spent a lot of time together. Conlon described his treatment in prison in an essay in 2009: "They would urinate in our food, defecate ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Alexander Shulgin, godfather of Ecstasy, dies at 88

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... died on Monday at his sprawling home and lab near San Francisco at the age of 88. His wife, Ann, said liver cancer was the cause. Shulgin created more than 200 chemical compounds for use ... but rediscovered the compound created in 1912 about 65 years later and introduced it as a possible mental health treatment. He and his wife published two seminal books on chemical compounds. Shulgin said ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Tributes pour out for soul singer Bobby Womack, US music legend dead at 70

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 04:36pm by AFP

    ... in the decade. His health problems included drug addiction, diabetes, colon cancer and the early signs of Alzheimer's disease. It was unclear if any of these ailments contributed to his death. When ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - OBITUARY

    'I'll always remember you, my friend'

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 10:50pm by ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... Francesc 'Tito' Vilanova 1968-2014 Barcelona stars past and present pay tribute to their former coach, who loses battle with cancer 'I'll always remember you, my friend' Tito Vilanova, the coach who succeeded Pep Guardiola at Barcelona and won the Spanish league title in his only season in charge, died on Friday following a long battle with throat cancer ...

  5. News - China - OBITUARY

    'Crazy Yang', Chinese oil tycoon who pioneered deals with Iran, dies

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 06:53pm by Reuters

    ... the executive said. Yang, 62, who died of cancer on Sunday, set up China's state trader Zhuhai Zhenrong Corporation around 1995 after "high-level military friends" wanted someone ...

  6. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Japan's Prince Katsura dies aged 66 after years of ill health

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by AFP, KYODO

    ... battle with cancer. Born on February 11, 1948, Prince Katsura graduated from Gakushuin University in 1971 and pursued his studies at a graduate school of the Australian National University. After ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Commercial Radio’s founder George Ho Ho-chi dies aged 95

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:29pm by Phila Siu and Amy Nip

    ... "really cared" about the radio staff, she added. Ho was reported to have been suffering from cancer. Born in the US in 1918, he was the fifth son of the late tycoon Sir Robert Hotung. He ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Poland's last communist leader Jaruzelski dies aged 90

    Posted May 26th 2014, 06:03am by AFP

    ... Solidarity movement but years later allowed reforms that ended up dismantling the regime, has died at age 90. Jaruzelski, who suffered in recent years from cancer, heart problems and pneumonia died ...

  9. News - China - OBITUARY

    Erhu master Min Huifen leaves musical legacy spanning half a century

    Posted May 13th 2014, 03:49am by Oliver Chou

    ... the national prize at the Shanghai Spring Arts Festival in 1963, passed away yesterday after a long illness, aged 69. "We hoped for a repeat miracle after her successful battle against cancer ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Ng Chun-bong, the face of Hong Kong's television history, dies at 66

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 04:46am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the position of professor in 2009. Ng was diagnosed with cancer in 2000 and recovered after treatment, Cheuk said. But the illness appeared to have returned over the summer. The academy will host ...




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