the republic logo
rss feed
Stories with subject: State funerals
  • State funeral for longtime Canada finance minister 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:25 pm
  • TORONTO - Canada's prime minister has announced a state funeral for former longtime finance minister Jim Flaherty.

  • Trinidad & Tobago ex-leader, coup target, dies 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 2:30 pm
  • PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, a former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister who was held hostage for days and shot during a bloody 1990 coup attempt, died Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 87.

  • Nonprofit seeks state funds for child funerals 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 2:28 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - A nonprofit group on Tuesday urged Iowa lawmakers to take action on a bill to provide financial assistance for low-income families who can't afford to bury their children.

  • Spain pays homage to former PM Adolfo Suarez 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 11:22 am
  • MADRID - Spain's King Juan Carlos joined politicians in Parliament on Monday to pay their last respects to Adolfo Suarez, the country's first democratically elected prime minister following decades of right-wing rule under Gen. Francisco Franco.