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Picture of Mugabe body being flown to Zimbabwe, burial place undecided

Mugabe body being flown to Zimbabwe, burial place undecided

Women carry a shawl with the face of former president Robert Mugabe, as they await the expected arrival of his body at his house in his home village of Kutama, in Zimbabwe Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. The body of the former president is expected to arrive in Zimbabwe Wednesday, after being flown back from Singapore where he died aged 95 on Friday.

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Picture of Mugabe’s body heading home to Zimbabwe for mourning, burial

Mugabe’s body heading home to Zimbabwe for mourning, burial

A hearse carrying the body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe leaves the Singapore Casket Funeral Parlour for the airport in Singapore Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Mugabe died Friday, Sept. 6 at a hospital in Singapore at age 95.

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Picture of Mugabe’s anti-colonial rage fueled long reign over Zimbabwe

Mugabe’s anti-colonial rage fueled long reign over Zimbabwe

In this Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe officiates at a student graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe Open University on the outskirts of Harare, Zimbabwe. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his predecessor Robert Mugabe, age 95, has died.

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Picture of State media: Mugabe to be buried next Sunday

State media: Mugabe to be buried next Sunday

A church member prays during the Sunday mass at the Roman Catholic Church in Harare, Zimbabwe, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, a church that Robert Mugabe regularly attended. Days of official mourning have begun in Zimbabwe for Robert Mugabe, who had become a national hero despite decades of rule that left the country struggling. Mugabe, an ex-guerrilla chief who took power in 1980 when Zimbabwe shook off white minority rule and presided for decades while economic turmoil and human rights violations eroded its early promise, died Friday at a hospital in Singapore.

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Picture of Mugabe to be buried at hilltop shrine in Zimbabwe

Mugabe to be buried at hilltop shrine in Zimbabwe

In this Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe officiates at a student graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe Open University on the outskirts of Harare, Zimbabwe. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his predecessor Robert Mugabe, age 95, has died.

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Picture of Mugabe dies; liberated Zimbabwe, then held it for 37 years

Mugabe dies; liberated Zimbabwe, then held it for 37 years

In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his predecessor Robert Mugabe, age 95, has died.

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Picture of A look at the shattered Zimbabwe that Mugabe left behind

A look at the shattered Zimbabwe that Mugabe left behind

In this Thursday, June 26, 2008 file photo, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, right, greets the crowd at his final rally in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. Mugabe, the longtime leader of Zimbabwe who was forced to resign in 2017 after a military takeover, has died at 95.

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Picture of Singapore working to fly Mugabe body to Zimbabwe

Singapore working to fly Mugabe body to Zimbabwe

In this Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009, file photo Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe arrives for the burial of a prominent member of his party, Misheck Chando, in Harare. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said his predecessor Robert Mugabe, age 95, has died.

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Picture of H&M stops buying leather from Brazil over Amazon fires

H&M stops buying leather from Brazil over Amazon fires

A herd of cattle stand in the midst of smoke from the fires at the Nova Fronteira region in Novo Progresso, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sent the military to help extinguish some fires. Last week, he passed a decree banning most fires for land-clearing for a period of 60 days, although he later limited the ban to the Amazon.

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Picture of Pope denounces danger of corruption in Mozambique Mass

Pope denounces danger of corruption in Mozambique Mass

Pope Francis arrives at Zimpeto Stadium where he will celebrate a Holy Mass, in Maputo, Mozambique, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. He flies later Friday to Madagascar for the second leg of his weeklong trip to Africa.

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By CHRISTINA LARSON
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