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Son of boxer Muhammad Ali detained at Florida airport

Washington, United States | AFP |  A son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali was held for questioning for two hours at a Florida airport upon returning from Jamaica because of his Arabic-sounding name, US media reported late Friday. Muhammad Ali Jr., 44, who was born in Philadelphia and has a …

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Notable deaths in 2016

Paris, France | AFP |  From legendary British singer David Bowie to Cuban leader Fidel Castro and American boxer Muhammad Ali, here are some of the notable figures who died in 2016. – January – – 10: DAVID BOWIE, 69, legendary British singer and musician who died of cancer two …

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YEAR 2016: Notable deaths of the year

Paris, France | AFP | From legendary British singer David Bowie to Cuban leader Fidel Castro and American boxer Muhammad Ali, here are some of the notable figures who died in 2016. – January – – 5: PIERRE BOULEZ, 90, French conductor-composer. – 7: ANDRE COURREGES, 92 French fashion designer …

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Louisville ready to ‘welcome the world’ to Ali services

Louisville, United States | AFP | Muhammad Ali’s hometown of Louisville is ready to “welcome the world” for this week’s ceremonies honoring the late boxing legend, the city’s mayor said Tuesday, with a huge public procession set for “The Greatest.” Louisville, the largest city in the southern state of Kentucky …

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New York names street ‘Muhammad Ali Way’

New York, United States | AFP | New York City on Tuesday renamed a street outside Madison Square Garden “Muhammad Ali Way” after the late boxing legend who headlined a string of fights at the iconic sports arena. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the temporary renaming of West 33rd Street …

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