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Protests mark Tunisia uprising anniversary

Tunis - Tunisians on Sunday marked seven years since the uprising that launched the Arab Spring, with fresh protests and some people expressing pride but others anger over persistent economic problems.

Rights groups remember Charlie Hebdo attack, three years on

Paris - Hundreds gathered in Paris on Saturday as French rights groups commemorated victims of the jihadist attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo to keep alive the "spirit of Charlie.

Prague Spring: dream for 'human' socialism crushed

Paris - The Prague Spring 50 years ago sought to introduce "Socialism with a human face" in then communist Czechoslovakia but was crushed by Soviet tanks seven months later.

Pakistan grieves Benazir Bhutto, 10 years after assassination

Karachi - Thousands of mourners visited the shrine of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto Wednesday as the country marked 10 years since her assassination, with her killers yet to face justice.

A year after Xmas market attack, Germany admits failings

Berlin - Germany's president admitted Tuesday that the government failed to provide adequate support and comfort to relatives of victims in last year's devastating Christmas market attack, and admitted security gaps in the run-up to the atrocity.

Germany remembers victims of Berlin Xmas market attack

Berlin - Germany will commemorate later Tuesday the victims of last year's devastating Christmas market attack in Berlin that claimed 12 lives and wounded 70 others, with questions still unsettled about whether the truck assault could have been prevented.

Turkey remembers victims of double bombings one year on

Istanbul - Turkish football giants Besiktas paid tribute Sunday to 46 people killed in twin bombings near the team's stadium, as others held commemorations to mark the first anniversary of the attacks.

Merkel to face families of Berlin attack victims after criticism

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will this month hold her first face-to-face meeting with relatives of the victims of last year's Christmas market attack, her spokesman said Monday, after the families criticised her for not sufficiently acknowledging th...

Elizabeth II, Prince Philip celebrate 70 years married

London - He accepted living in her shadow. She forgave his periodic gaffes.Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary on November 20, marking 70 years since they married in the splendour of Westminster Abbey.

France mourns Paris attack victims, two years on

Paris - France marked two years Monday since its worst ever terror attacks, releasing colourful balloons into the sky to remember the 130 people killed on a Friday night out in Paris.

France mourns Paris attack victims, two years on

Paris - France on Monday marked two years since its worst ever terror attacks, when jihadists killed 130 people in Paris and injured hundreds of others.

Protestants, Catholics mark 500 years since Reformation

Wittenberg - Catholic and Lutheran leaders Tuesday begged forgiveness for violence sparked by the Reformation, as worshippers celebrated 500 years since the religious revolution that created the Protestant church.

Mata Hari, femme fatale executed 100 years ago

Paris - Exotic dancer and suspected double agent Mata Hari was executed in Paris 100 years ago but her name endures today as that of the ultimate seductive spy.

A diva remembered: key points in the life of Maria Callas

Paris - Maria Callas died 40 years ago but her status as one of opera's greatest stars remains undiminished, with new releases of CDs and exhibitions planned to mark the anniversary.

On 9/11 anniversary, Al-Qaeda rebounding as a threat: experts

Washington - Al-Qaeda is on the rise again in the shadow of the Islamic State group in Syria, 16 years after the jihadists shocked the United States in the September 11, 2001 attacks, experts said Monday.

White House observes minute of silence for 9/11 victims

Washington - US President Donald Trump observed a moment of silence Monday at a White House ceremony marking the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

Sixteen years after 9/11, ever-vigilant New Yorkers on edge

New York - It's a typical late summer weekend in New York's Times Square, and tourists from around the world are snapping pictures beneath the commercial hub's iconic neon billboards -- watched closely by a heavy contingent of police.

Candlelit march as Amatrice bells toll for Italy quake dead

Rome - At exactly 3:36 am on Thursday, the town clock in Amatrice rang 249 times in memory of the number of people who died there last year in an earthquake that devastated central Italy at exactly that moment. The 6.

Italy mourns Amatrice, where quake wounds still weep

Rome - A year to the minute that a earthquake struck the Amatrice region, Italy on Thursday will remember the 299 victims killed in the night-time disaster that still haunts the country.

Japan's Abe donates to controversial war shrine on anniversary

Toukyo - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday sent a cash donation to a controversial war shrine as the country marked the anniversary of its defeat in World War II.Yasukuni Shrine honours about 2.

Relatives and royals mark WWI Passchendaele centenary

Ypres - Britain's Prince Charles hailed the "courage and bravery" of soldiers who fought at Passchendaele as he led thousands of their descendants at centenary tributes for one of World War I's bloodiest battles.

Relatives and royals mark WWI Passchendaele centenary

Ypres - Britain's Prince Charles hailed the "courage and bravery" of soldiers who fought at Passchendaele as he led thousands of their descendants at centenary tributes for one of World War I's bloodiest battles.

British royal tributes to dead on WWI battle centenary

Ypres - British and Belgian royals led tributes Sunday to the soldiers who fell at Passchendaele as they marked the centenary of one of World War I's bloodiest and most senseless battles.

The Iran nuclear deal

Tehran - The landmark nuclear deal signed two years ago on July 14, 2015 by Iran and major world powers led to a partial lifting of international sanctions on Tehran.

Thousands mourn Srebrenica massacre victims

Srebrenica - Thousands gathered in Srebrenica on Tuesday to mark the 1995 massacre of about 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II, with some relatives of the victims giving their loved ones a proper burial for the first time.

Thousands mourn Srebrenica massacre victims

Srebrenica - Thousands gathered in Srebrenica on Tuesday to mark the 1995 massacre of some 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II, with some giving their loved ones a proper burial for the first time.

Golden cash machine marks ATM's 50th birthday

London - The automated teller machine (ATM) marked its 50th anniversary on Tuesday, with a British bank decorating the site of the world's first cashpoint in gold to mark the occasion.

Hong Kong in Beijing's shadow 20 years after handover

Hong Kong - When Xi Jinping lands in Hong Kong on Thursday for the first time since becoming China's president, he will step into a deeply divided city uncertain of its future.

Hong Kong in Beijing's shadow 20 years after handover

Hong Kong - When Xi Jinping lands in Hong Kong on Thursday for the first time since becoming China's president, he will step into a deeply divided city uncertain of its future.

Hong Kong in Beijing's shadow 20 years after handover

Hong Kong - When Xi Jinping lands in Hong Kong on Thursday for the first time since becoming China's president, he will step into a deeply divided city uncertain of its future.
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