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U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA), who announced she will not be seeking re-election, leaves the Senate floor after a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2023.

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein dies at 90

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein passed away at age 90 late on Thursday, family members confirmed Friday. She was the oldest sitting US senator and a titan of politics in the state boasting the country’s largest economy.

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Samsung chairman dies at 78

October 26, 2020 5:00 AM

The tycoon who became South Korea's richest man after transforming Samsung into a global tech titan best known for its smartphones, memory chips and LED televisions has died at the age of 78.

Singapore leaders send condolences on death of Sultan of Brunei's son, Prince Abdul Azim

October 25, 2020 3:21 PM

SINGAPORE - Singapore's leaders on Sunday (Oct 25) have offered condolences to Brunei ruler Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on the death of his son, Prince 'Abdul 'Azim.

Taiwan's former leader Lee Teng-hui dies, aged 97

July 31, 2020 5:00 AM

Mr Lee Teng-hui, Taiwan's first democratically elected president, died from multiple organ failure yesterday evening. He was 97.

Taiwan's 'Mr Democracy' Lee Teng-hui dies aged 97 in Taipei

July 30, 2020 8:28 PM

TAIPEI (REUTERS) - Former Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, dubbed "Mr Democracy" for burying autocratic rule in favour of freewheeling pluralism, died at the age of 97, the official Central News Agency reported on Thursday (July 30).

Priest who became face of Marawi siege in southern Philippines in 2017 dies

July 22, 2020 3:54 PM

MANILA - The priest who was the face of hundreds of hostages taken by Muslim militants during the disastrous siege of the southern city of Marawi more than three years ago died early on Wednesday (July 22).

Netflix star and Japanese female wrestler Hana Kimura dies at 22

May 24, 2020 12:25 AM

TOKYO - Professional Japanese wrestler Hana Kimura who was part of the cast in Netflix's reality show Terrace House has died after complaining about being cyber-bullied.

Lee Hee-ho, widow of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, dies at 96

June 11, 2019 10:57 AM

SEOUL - Ms Lee Hee-ho, the widow of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, died on Monday (June 10) at the age of 96, aides said.

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