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Philippines marks five years since its deadliest storm

Tacloban - Philippine survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan recalled their terror and loss in memorial gatherings held Thursday for the thousands killed five years ago in the country's worst storm on record.

'Life goes on': Long road for Typhoon Haiyan survivors

Tacloban - The Philippines' catastrophic Super Typhoon Haiyan stole almost everything from Juvilyn Luana and Joel Aradana -- their spouses, children and homes -- but in each other they found love and the strength to start a new family.

Five years after Typhoon Haiyan, scores still in harm's way

Tacloban - Diofel Llamado fled for his life when Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines in 2013, yet today he is back living in the same coastal area -- even if it puts him in the crosshairs of a future killer storm.

Peace treaties that ended World War I

Paris - The warring parties in World War I signed no less than 16 peace treaties at the end of the devastating conflict, the most important being the 1919 Treaty of Versailles in which the victorious Allies made Germany accept responsibility.

How World War I shaped the 20th century and beyond

Paris - As the guns fell silent in 1918, World War I victors all agreed on one thing: Germany must pay.How much was a matter of debate but there was never any doubt that the post-war settlement enshrined in the Treaty of Versailles was going to be punitive.

Somalia executes perpetrator on anniversary of deadliest attack

Mugadishu - Somalia on Sunday executed by firing squad a man linked to one of the country's deadliest ever attacks, one year after the tragedy which left over 500 dead, a court statement and police sources said.

1968 Olympics, symbol of turbulent times, turn 50

Mexico - Former Olympic athletes lit a commemorative cauldron Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1968 Games in Mexico City, a symbol of a worldwide year of turbulent times.

WWI brought back to life in Peter Jackson's new 3D doc

London - Black and white silent film footage from World War I has been transformed by Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson into a 3D colour movie to mark the centenary of the end of the conflict.

Mexico marks 50 years since student massacre

Mexico - Veterans of Mexico's 1968 student movement and younger generations of activists marched Tuesday in Mexico City to remember the day 50 years ago when army troops massacred hundreds of people at a peaceful protest.

Mexico marks 50 years since student massacre

Mexico - Mexico marked the 50th anniversary Tuesday of the day when army troops massacred hundreds of student demonstrators just days before the 1968 Olympics -- one of the darkest episodes in a year of global turbulence.

NATO to celebrate 70th birthday in Washington

Apo - NATO foreign ministers will meet in Washington next April to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the alliance -- despite tensions between European allies and US President Donald Trump.

Five statesmen who shaped the post-World War I era

Paris - The Great War changed the world as empires collapsed, new nations were created and powerful political figures emerged, going on to set the agenda for a new order.Here are brief profiles of five of the leading figures of World War I and its aftermath.

Mexico marks anniversaries of two deadly quakes

Mexico - Mexico held memorials and protests Wednesday in memory of the two earthquakes that devastated the country on September 19 -- one that killed 369 people last year, and another in 1985 that killed more than 10,000.

Picking up the pieces a year after Mexico's earthquake

Mexico - One year after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake devastated Mexico, killing 369 people, here are five stories of those still sorting through the rubble it left behind.1. Forever a momMiriam Rodriguez Guise's son, Jose Eduardo, would have turned eight Monday.

Mexico marks twin anniversaries of deadly quakes

Mexico - Mexico marks the anniversaries Wednesday of two deadly earthquakes: one that devastated the country last year, claiming 369 lives, and another that killed more than 10,000 people on the same date in 1985.

On 9/11 anniversary, Trump salutes 'heroes' of Flight 93

Shanksville - President Donald Trump paid tribute Tuesday to the "heroes" who fought back against hijackers on September 11, 2001, vowing America would never flinch in the face of evil and that he would do whatever it takes to keep the country safe.

Oslo Accords 25 years on: from hope to deadlock

Paris - Sealed with a handshake beamed across the world, the 1993 Oslo Accords were the first agreements between the rival Israelis and Palestinians and promised to end decades of deadly conflict.

Trump in Pennsylvania on 9/11 to honor Flight 93 heroes

Washington - Seventeen years after the devastating 9/11 attacks, President Donald Trump heads to Pennsylvania on Tuesday to pay tribute, as his predecessors have done, to the men and women who died aboard hijacked Flight 93.

Fires of passion: North Korea holds torch parade

Pyongyang - Thousands of North Koreans wielding burning torches and shouting slogans filled Kim Il Sung square Monday in celebration of the country's 70th birthday.

North Korea's 'Mass Games' return after five-year absence

Pyongyang - The biggest show on earth made an astonishing comeback Sunday as North Korea put on its all-singing, all-dancing propaganda display, the 'Mass Games', for the first time in five years.

World unprepared for next financial crisis: ex-IMF chief

Paris - The world is less well equipped to manage a major financial crisis today than it was a decade ago, according to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a former chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

'Our mortgage doubled': The Iceland families bearing cost of crash

Reykjav - It's been 10 years since Iceland's economy crashed, but Asthildur Thorsdottir and her husband Hafthor Olafsson are still struggling with crippling debt and an uphill legal battle to save their family home.

North Korea shows off achievements, but not missiles

Pyongyang - North Korea began celebrating its 70th birthday Saturday with a showcase of its achievements -- without a missile in sight.

In southern Mexico, 'quake isn't over' one year on

Juchitan - One year after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake devastated southern Mexico, the poor, indigenous communities near the epicenter feel forgotten as they struggle to rebuild.

10 years on, crisis mode is new normal for central banks

Frankfurt Am Main - The collapse of US investment giant Lehman Brothers 10 years ago forced central banks to take unprecedented steps to help rescue the global economy, thrusting them into uncharted territory they are still navigating.

Taiwan marks 60 years since China attack as tensions rise

Kinmen - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen called for unity and vowed not to bow to pressure from Beijing on Thursday as the island marked the 60th anniversary of a deadly Chinese artillery attack.

Anti-king banner unveiled in Barcelona ahead of attacks ceremony

Barcelona - Catalan separatists unveiled a giant banner against Spain's King Felipe VI on a building in the Barcelona square where he is due to attend a ceremony on Friday in honour of the victims of last year's deadly jihadist attacks in the city.

Catalan rift clouds Spain's homage to attack victims

Barcelona - A year after a jihadist rampage in Catalonia killed 16 people, Spain paid homage to the victims Friday without managing to set aside bitter divisions over the region's independence.

A year later, Catalonia attacks harbours trauma for survivors

Barcelona - Ruben Guinazu will on Saturday mark a year since he survived being stabbed during the deadly jihadist attacks in Barcelona and a nearby seaside resort.

N. Korea suspends tour visas ahead of anniversary

Seoul - North Korea has stopped processing tourist visas for foreigners ahead of a high profile anniversary next month, according to a China-based tour operator.
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