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- Is this where the sick went to die?
The necropolis of Tsoi-Pede is thought to be one of the largest medieval cemeteries in the Caucasus, but its exact origins remain unknown.
BBC News. Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017.
- Full-bodied: Adelaide's oldest cemetery is making its own olive oil
It may seem at first like an unlikely source, but Adelaide's oldest cemetery has released its very own olive oil harvested from trees growing on its property.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017.
- Saint-Honoré mayor slams 'xenophobic' sign at local cemetery
A sign bearing the words "Saguenay, White City," in French, appeared overnight in Saint-Honoré, Que., where a cemetery may offer burial for the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region's Muslim community.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thursday, 20 Jul 2017.
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- Couillard vows to help Muslims get own cemetery in wake of Saint-Apollinaire vote
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says the province will act to help Muslims get their own cemetery after the referendum in Saint-Apollinaire, Que., Sunday appeared to have crushed those hopes.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017.
- Canada town votes against having a Muslim cemetery
A town near Quebec City held a referendum on whether it should allow a Muslim cemetery.
BBC News. Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017.
- Rock legends turn out to remember Chris Cornell
Musicians, film stars and devastated fans gather to remember rocker Chris Cornell, as the Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman is buried in the Garden of Legends at a famous cemetery in Hollywood.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Saturday, 27 May 2017.
- In Ancient Peru, Archaeologists Find Rare Spinal Condition And Possible Inbreeding
Nearly one-fifth of all skeletons from an ancient Peruvian cemetery have a rare spine condition. Could it be related to inbreeding?
Forbes. Thursday, 27 Apr 2017.
- John Glenn, Former US Astronaut and Senator, to Be Interred in Arlington Cemetery
U.S. astronaut John Glenn, who died in December at age 95, will be buried Thursday in Arlington National Cemetery, a place of honor for members of the U.S. military. ...
Voice of America. Wednesday, 5 Apr 2017.
- Archaeologists Discover One Of Rome's Lost Jewish Cemeteries
This week, Italian archaeologists revealed that 38 graves have recently been uncovered in the Trastevere district of the city of Rome. ...
Forbes. Friday, 24 Mar 2017.
- Review: ‘Gardens Speak,’ a Graveside Encounter With Lives Lost in Syria
This work by Tania El Khoury enlists audience members who visit the simulacrum of a cemetery to memorialize opponents of the Assad government.
New York Times. Sunday, 8 Jan 2017.
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- Opinion: For the Forgotten African-American Dead
Neglected black cemeteries deserve the same level of care that their Confederate counterparts get.
New York Times. Saturday, 7 Jan 2017.
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- Japanese prime minister lays wreaths at Hawaii cemeteries
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid wreaths at various cemeteries and memorials Monday ahead of a visit to the site of the 1941 bombing that plunged the United States into World War II.
Yahoo. Monday, 26 Dec 2016.
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