PARIS, Dec 2 : Hundreds of Parisians lined the streets of Paris on Monday to pay their respects to 13 French soldiers killed in Mali last week as hearses bearing their flag-draped coffins crossed the heart of the city.

HARARE, Sept 7: Zimbabweans on Saturday mourned the death of their country’s founding father Robert Mugabe but confusion swirled about when his body would be returned from abroad or when he would be buried, two years after he was toppled in a coup.

On the 25th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death, dozens of people left flowers, candles and handwritten messages at a Seattle park near the house where the Nirvana frontman killed himself.

PALPA, June 3: Industries, shops, schools and offices have all come to a halt for today as Tansen mourns the death of 14 people on June 1.

MUMBAI, Feb 28: Thousands of grieving fans gathered in Mumbai on Wednesday to pay their respects to Sridevi, the iconic Bollywood actress who drowned accidentally in a Dubai hotel bathtub over the weekend.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to fly the party flag at half-mast for three days to mourn the passing of its senior leader Ramhari Joshi.

JANAKPUR, March 14: Holi is a big festival for Janakpur residents. It would be celebrated with great pomp that included folk songs, dance, music and lots of colors. Cultural groups would get booked from weeks earlier while markets and crossroads would be thronged by massive crowd. This year nothing as such happened.

CHENNAI, Dec 6: The party of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a powerful politician who died on Monday, appointed a loyalist to lead Tamil Nadu and keep her supporters together as thousands of them grieved in the streets.

WASHINGTON, Sept 28: Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Shimon Peres early Wednesday, praising him as a patriot, visionary statesman and man of principle who was deeply committed to pursuing peace in a region that has mostly eluded it.