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US Senator John McCain, a war hero, dead at 81

US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam and a self-styled maverick Republican, died on Saturday, his office said. He was 81. John McCain, bottom right, in 1965 with his Navy squadron.  National Archives McCain was the proud naval aviator who climbed from depths of despair as …

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Ukrainian professor found dead in Ajman hotel room

An Ukrainian environmental expert was found dead in a hotel room in Ajman after attending a global conference. The expert, identified as Sergiy N. Lavrynenko, professor at National Technical University in Ukraine, came to the UAE to participate in the fifth Ajman International Environment Conference (AIEC 2018), which was organised …

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Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool

Russia’s ambassador to Sudan, Mirgayas Shirinskiy, was found dead in the swimming pool at his home in Khartoum on Wednesday, the Sudanese police said. The ambassador, who was known to have suffered from high blood pressure, is believed to have died of natural causes, a spokesman for the police told …

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Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Passes Away

The Royal Court has announced that Prince Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, 86, passed away on Thursday. The funeral prayers will be performed following evening regular prayers at the Grand mosque in Makkah on Friday. The former deputy  defense minister passed away after a struggle with disease and a long journey in the …

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