Rappler's latest stories on death
'The music is not dead; it's the creativity of the approach in getting to audiences that feels more the issue to me,' says the founder of the cheekily named 'Death of Classical' series
Russian space agency Roscosmos says it is saddened to announce the death of 'cosmonaut No 11' who was twice decorated with the country's top honor, the Hero of the Soviet Union
On the World Day Against the Death Penalty, CHR Commissioner Karen Gomez Dumpit notes the suffering of 'unseen victims' of capital punishment, including the children of people sentenced to death
'Nawalan na naman kami ng isang promoter, isang tagapagtaguyod ng kasaysayan ng mga magagandang aral na puwedeng matutunan sa ating mahal na Lungsod,' says Manila Mayor Isko Moreno
Afghan officials confirm that Asim Umar, who led Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent from its inception in 2014, was killed during a September 23 raid on a Taliban compound in the Musa Qala district of Helmand province
From Manila man to Madrid exile, the controversial performer leaves behind a spirit of activism among those who knew him
The Oscar-nominated TV and Broadway actress dies after a years-long battle with breast cancer
The film and theater veteran is remembered by his colleagues in the industry.
(UPDATED) On the flipside of the Philippine Military Academy’s proud history of churning out military and police generals is a list of cadets who died as a result of hazing
(UPDATED) 'I still seek justice. I want to know what happened to his body. I want his friends to be released from jail. I want those in power to be held accountable for their actions,' says Khashoggi's fiancee Hatice Cengiz.
(UPDATED) Russian President Vladimir Putin, former US president Bill Clinton, and other dignitaries join President Emmanuel Macron for a funeral service at Saint-Sulpice church in Paris
A 50-year-old Polish woman becomes the first fatality of the autumn climbing season in the Himalayas
Chirac is remembered for opposing the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and acknowledging France's role in the deportation of Jews in World War II
Hundreds of mourners assemble for the burial, which was initially intended to be a private family event
Ahead of a national day of mourning, the French presidency throws open the doors of the Elysee Palace for anyone wanting to sign a book of condolences
After weeks of wrangling between government and his family over the final resting place for the country's founding leader, the Mugabes have opted to entomb him at his birthplace and rural home
(3rd UPDATE) The center-right Jacques Chirac rose to prominence as mayor of Paris before becoming prime minister and then serving as head of state from 1995-2007
CHR Commissioner Karen Gomez Dumpit says reviving the death penalty will not deter criminals, and revenge as motivation would only 'perpetuate a culture of violence'
(UPDATED) Cadets 3rd Class Shalimar Imperial and Felix Lumbag – Darwin Dormitorio’s superiors – are expelled from the Philippine Military Academy
Ben Ali, who ruled his North African country from 1987 until 2011, was viewed by some as a bulwark against Islamist extremism, but faced criticism for muzzling the opposition and his reluctance to embrace democracy
US President Donald Trump makes the announcement 3 days after the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks by Al-Qaeda
Money – whose smashes included 'Two Tickets to Paradise' and 'Baby Hold On' – had been in poor health in recent years and revealed in August that he was battling stage 4 esophageal cancer
Robert Mugabe's nephew says the traditional chiefs in Mugabe's homestead have made the decision
A new trailer for 'Death Stranding' comes out at Tokyo Game Show 2019
Former Indonesian president B.J. Habibie dies at a military hospital in the capital after suffering from heart failure
The news comes as the UN's International Organization for Migration reports 'particularly startling' devastation in places like Marsh Harbour in the Abacos, particularly in its shantytowns
Here is a selection of top world reactions to the death of Zimbabwe's ex-president Robert Mugabe
In richer countries, cancer now kills more people than heart disease, according to the twin studies published in The Lancet medical journal
'At no stage during the limited time I spent with him did I see, witness or suspect any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest and conviction,' says the British prince
'That's my understanding,' US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says when asked if Hamza bin Laden is dead
'His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation of any human being and the suggestion he would condone, participate in or encourage any such behavior is abhorrent,' the Buckingham Palace says
'It is rare to have an oligarch wage a battle against her own class. This reflects how clear the mission was to her,' Alyansa Tigil Mina says about the anti-mining advocate
The Palace calls Lopez one of President Duterte's 'most passionate Cabinet members whose environmental advocacy and legacy remains unparalleled to this day'
(4th UPDATE) Philanthropist and environmental champion Gina Lopez was 65
His suicide on August 10 in a federal jail in Manhattan provided the latest jolt – but no final closure – to his disturbing story
The coroner's ruling comes days after Epstein was accused of trafficking minors for sex
The girl's family says their daughter 'died in extremely complex circumstances' and they are still hoping to have 'more answers to our many questions'
'I was appalled...and frankly angry, to learn of the Metropolitan Correctional Center's failure to adequately secure this prison,' says US Attorney General Bill Barr as he demands a 'thorough investigation'
Waves several meters high hit the coastline as the storm made landfall in Zhejiang province, south of Shanghai
(UPDATED) Search and rescue teams work through the night trying to find survivors and recover bodies from the deep sludge
Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon says: 'In this imperfect world, death can be imposed. And this imposition of death penalty is irrevocable because you can't bring back the life.'
Autopsies suggest they had been hit by a virus, possibly measles
President Rodrigo Duterte zeroes in on Corazon Aquino's controversial land reform program to question her legacy as president
The ramifications of these will outlast the next 3 years. Our institutions are compromised and, along with it, our values as a people.
This is true immortality – the antidote against all the gossip that it will all end soon
Parliament speaker Mohamed Ennaceur, who was sworn in as interim president hours after Beji Caid Essebsi's death, pays tribute to the late leader describing him as 'the architect of national reconciliation'
Within hours of Beji Caid Essebsi's death, parliament speaker Mohamed Ennaceur is sworn in as interim president, who under the constitution has 90 days to organize a presidential election