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Woman buried in Russia with 5-ft iPhone tombstone

MOSCOW: A woman was buried in Moscow with a bizarre tombstone of an iPhone. Rita Shameeva died in January 2016 from an unknown cause but her father Rais Shameev only recently decided to put up the bizarre memorial. Made from basalt, the headstone is in the shape of a black iPhone and has a picture of the dead woman as the ‘screensaver’, according to Daily Star. Mourners in the Russian city of Ufa were amazed to see the huge tombstone erected over the burial plot in Yuzhnoye cemetery. The 5ft high monument towers…

Woman is Muslim, can be buried with husband: Bangladesh court

DHAKA: Bangladesh's highest court has ruled that a woman who took her life four years ago is a Muslim and can be buried alongside her husband, ending a high-profile legal battle over interfaith marriage. The court ruled last week that Hosne Ara Lazu did convert to Islam after marrying Humayun Farid Lazu in 2013, despite her family's insistence that she returned to Hinduism before her death. The families opposed the union between a Muslim and a Hindu and pressured them to call off the match. The girl's father went so…