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Mohammad Qasim Fahim, 56 (1957 - 2014)
KATHY GANNON, The Associated PressKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's influential Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during the country's civil war, died Sunday. He was 57.Fahim was an ethnic Tajik who was the top deputy of Ahmad Shah Massoud, the charismatic...
Mike Stepovich, 94 (1919 - 2014)
MARK THIESSEN, The Associated PressANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man who lobbied congressional members for Alaska statehood and served as one of the state's last territorial governors has died.Mike Stepovich died early Friday in a San Diego hospital at the age of 94, his daughter, Antonia Stepovich Gore, told The Associated Press. Services are pending."Our hearts are full," she said.She said the...
Vasil Bilak, 96 (1917 - 2014)
The Associated PressBRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Vasil Bilak, a former hard-line communist leader who paved the way for Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, has died. He was 96.Slovakia's Communist Party said Bilak died Tuesday in the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, where he lived. No cause of death was given.Bilak was among the communists who opposed Alexander Dubcek's attempts at...
Joan Mondale, 83 (1930 - 2014)
BRIAN BAKST, The Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Joan Mondale, who burnished a reputation as "Joan of Art" for her passionate advocacy for the arts while her husband was vice president and a U.S. ambassador to Japan, died Monday. She was 83. Mondale's husband Walter, sons Ted and William and other family members were by her side when she died, the family said in a statement...
Shulamit Aloni, 85 (1928 - 2014)
TIA GOLDENBERG, The Associated PressJERUSALEM (AP) — Shulamit Aloni, an Israeli legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians, died on Friday. She was 85.Meretz, the party she helped found and led, announced her death in a statement on its website. The party did not reveal the cause of death.Aloni was born in Tel Aviv and fought in the...
Otis Pike, 92 (1921 - 2014)
The Associated Press VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Former New York Democratic Congressman Otis Pike has died at age 92 in Florida. Lois Pike Eyre says her father died Monday at a Vero Beach hospice...
Ariel Sharon, 85 (1928 - 2014)
JOSEF FEDERMAN, The Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — It was vintage Ariel Sharon: His hefty body bobbing behind a wall of security men, the ex-general led a march onto a Jerusalem holy site,...
Larry Speakes, 74 (1939 - 2014)
EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Larry Speakes, who spent six years as acting press secretary for President Ronald Reagan, died Friday in his native Mississippi....
Robert Pastor, 66 (1947 - 2014)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Robert A. Pastor, an influential scholar and policymaker who spent decades working for better inter-American relations and democracy and free elections in the...
Harold Simmons, 82 (1931 - 2013)
The Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Dallas billionaire and heavyweight GOP political donor Harold Simmons, who has given tens of millions of dollars to Republican candidates, including Texas Gov....
Andrew Jacobs, Jr. (2013)
The Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Jacobs Jr., a former longtime Indiana congressman, died Saturday afternoon, according to a family spokesman. He was 81.Gary Taylor, a family friend...
Liang Boqi (2013)
The Associated PressBEIJING (AP) — The widow of a former Chinese Communist Party chief ousted after the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests has died at age 95, family friends said Thursday...
Hans Haekkerup, 68 (1945 - 2013)
KARL RITTER, The Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — Hans Haekkerup, a former Danish defense minister and U.N. envoy who oversaw Kosovo's first general election, has died. He was 68. A veteran...
John S.D. Eisenhower, 91 (1922 - 2013)
DOUGLASS K. DANIEL, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — John S.D. Eisenhower, the son of a five-star general turned president who forged his own career in the U.S. Army and then chronicled the...
Yuri Dubinin (2013)
The Associated PressMOSCOW (AP) — Yuri Dubinin, the Soviet Union's ambassador to the United States during much of the turbulent 1980s' perestroika period, has died at age 83.The Russian Foreign...
Pierre Aliker, 106 (1907 - 2013)
The Associated PressPARIS (AP) — Pierre Aliker, a politician who fought for independence from French rule for his native Caribbean island of Martinique for over half a century, has died at age 106...
Nelson Mandela, 95 (1918 - 2013)
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white...
Former Gov. Bill Allain, 85 (1928 - 2013)
EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain, a Democrat who appointed many women and minorities to government jobs and strengthened the...
Colin Eglin, 88 (1925 - 2013)
The Associated PressJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Colin Eglin, a retired South African politician who opposed apartheid and sought to promote liberal democratic values during white rule, has died at the age...
Glafcos Clerides, 94 (1919 - 2013)
MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, The Associated PressNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Former President Glafcos Clerides, who guided Cyprus into European Union membership and dedicated most of his 50 years in politics...
Manfred Rommel (2013)
The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — Manfred Rommel, the longtime mayor of Stuttgart and only son of Germany's most famous World War II military commander, has died. He was 84.The City of Stuttgart...
Srdja Popovic (2013)
The Associated PressBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Srdja Popovic, a prominent Serbian lawyer and advocate of human rights and democracy during both the communist era and the rule of late strongman...
Tadeusz Mazowiecki, 86 (1927 - 2013)
MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, The Associated Press WARSAW, Poland (AP) — For Tadeusz Mazowiecki, his transformation from a pro-democracy writer and an intellectual to a moving force in Poland began in 1980...
Aleksandar Tijanic (2013)
The Associated PressBELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's state television says its general manager, Aleksandar Tijanic, an influential journalist and a former information minister under late strongman...
Rep. Ike Skelton, 81 (1931 - 2013)
DANA FIELDS, The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Democratic Rep. Ike Skelton, who built a reputation as a military expert and social conservative during 34 years representing...
Major Owens, 77 (1936 - 2013)
KAREN MATTHEWS, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Major Owens, a New York City Democrat who served 12 terms in the U.S. House and was credited with helping to pass the Americans with Disabilities...
Bill Young, 82 (1930 - 2013)
TAMARA LUSH, The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rep. Bill Young of Florida, the senior Republican in the U.S. House and a defense hawk who was influential on military spending...
Tom Foley, 84 (1929 - 2013)
NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Tom Foley was remembered Friday as a statesman, a husband, and a friend to people great and small. ...
William H. Sullivan, 90 (1922 - 2013)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — William H. Sullivan, a veteran diplomat who oversaw the "secret war" in Laos, aided in negotiations to end U.S. military involvement in Vietnam and was the...
Wilfried Martens, 77 (1936 - 2013)
The Associated PressBRUSSELS (AP) — Wilfried Martens, who led nine Belgian governments and the European Union's Christian Democrat group, has died. He was 77.Martens died overnight at his home...