“Condolence” in the news
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On shopping trips, he's purchased musical equipment for a fan in a Guitar Center, shoes for a teenager with size 18 feet and a laptop for a shopper who offered condolences for the deaths of his sister and Kobe Bryant.
· U.S. State Department offers condolences over death of Korean War hero Paik →
WASHINGTON, July 14 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. State Department on Tuesday expressed its condolences over the recent passing of South Korea's first four-star general, Paik Sun-yup.
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The grim news immediately triggered an outpouring of condolences.
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Followers of the social media star also expressed their condolences to her family and her partner.
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“We extend our sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of the children and women who were killed in this attack,” she added.
· China's President Xi Jinping congratulates PM Lee on election results, both sides reaffirm bilateral ties →
Mr Lee conveyed his condolences on the recent floods in China and expressed confidence in China’s ability to overcome this challenge.
· Seoul Mayor’s Death Sets Critical Test for South Korea’s Ruling Party in 2021 →
The day before that, he was among the ruling party heavyweights who controversially lined up to offer flowers and condolences to Ahn Hee-jung for the passing of his mother, an act of sympathy that was criticized for being inconsiderate to Ahn’s former secretary and other survivors of sexual violence.
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“Representatives of the internal investigations department expressed their condolences to the family and requested to shake the hands of the parents,” the ministry said.
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In response to the news, Discovery issued a statement with their condolences to The Hollywood Reporter:
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Masked mourners gave speeches and laid flowers before the coffin of Seoul's mayor during his funeral, while a live broadcast online drew a mixture of condolence messages and insults.Credit:AP