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French film legend Danielle Darrieux dies aged 100

PARIS: Danielle Darrieux, one of France’s most enduring and glamorous film stars despite her wartime collaboration with the Germans, has died aged 100 at her home near Paris, her partner said Thursday.She became unwell “recently after a little fall,” Jacques ...

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Kurds’ statehood dream dies as Baghdad retakes oil fields

BAGHDAD: Iraqi troops and allied Shiite-dominated paramilitary forces took control on Tuesday of all Kirkuk’s oil fields, dealt a crushing blow to fragmented Kurdish forces and redrew the map of northern Iraq.The lightning two-day attack by Baghdad ended Kurdish hopes ...

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Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

BELMONT: Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, died. He was 96.Wilbur died Saturday night ...

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Sean Hughes: Comedian dies aged 51

Irish stand-up star and BBC quiz show panellist Sean Hughes has died, his management company has said. Hughes, who was a team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks on BBC Two, also had a role in Coronation Street in 2007. ...

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Bob Schiller, veteran ‘I Love Lucy’ writer, dies at 98

NEW YORK: Bob Schiller, a comedy writer whose credits reach back to TV’s infancy, including “I Love Lucy,” and later, “Maude,” “All in the Family” and “The Carol Burnett Show,” has died. He was 98.Schiller died Tuesday in Pacific Palisades, ...

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Emirates flight diverted after child passenger dies

DUBAI: A Munich-bound flight from Dubai had to make an emergency landing after a child passenger onboard died, according to local press reports.The plane was diverted to Kuwait on Tuesday, Oct. 10 after the child died, Gulf News reported citing ...

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