The coffin of former Czech President Vaclav Havel
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World leaders attend Havel funeral

The funeral of former Czech President Vaclav Havel has been taking place in the capital, Prague, attended by leaders from around the world.

Havel, who led the 1989 overthrow of communism, died on Sunday aged 75.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, were among the mourners at St Vitus Cathedral.

The presidents of France and Germany also attended, along with UK Prime Minister David Cameron. The BBC's Allan Little reports.

  • 23 Dec 2011
  • From the section Europe
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