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The coffin of Turkish journalist Mehmet Ali Birand. who died on... News PhotoBladder,Coffin,Colleague,Death,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Human Interest,Istanbul,Journalist,Mosque,People,SurgeryPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe coffin of Turkish journalist Mehmet Ali Birand. who died on January 17, 2013 after gall bladder surgery, is carried by colleagues on January 19, 2013 outside the Tesvikiye mosque in Istanbul. A liberal journalist and political commentator, Birand was the anchorman of Turkish broadcaster Kanal D's main news bulletin, wrote daily columns and moderated a hard-talk program. AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)