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Yemen peace hangs on fragile truce as conflict far from over

Dubai - Four years after Saudi Arabia led a military intervention in Yemen to back the government against rebels, the only hope for peace in a country threatened by famine hangs on a fragile truce.

Serbian downed US stealth jet, then befriended pilot

Skorenovac - Twenty years ago, Zoltan Dani achieved a miraculous military feat: wielding outdated missile equipment, his army unit shot down an American F117 "stealth fighter" flying over Serbia as part of NATO's 1999 air strike assault.

Japan marks tsunami, nuclear tragedy eight years on

Apo - With flowers, silent prayers and tearful tributes, Japan Monday marked the eighth anniversary of a crippling earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left some 18,500 people dead or missing.

North Koreans pay tribute to Kim's father in freezing cold

Pyongyang - The Day of the Shining Star dawned bitterly cold in Pyongyang. But thousands of North Koreans lined up in temperatures of minus 8 degrees Celsius on Saturday to pay their respects to late leader Kim Jong Il on his birthday.

Unease over US exit in Afghan valley where Soviets were routed

Tarin Kowt - The last time Abdul Karim saw Soviet forces he was a teenage mujahideen fighter shivering on an Afghan mountainside, clutching his Kalashnikov and wondering if winter or the Russians would bring death first.

Cambodia celebrates 40th anniversary of Khmer Rouge ouster

Phnom Penh - Tens of thousands of Cambodians packed a stadium in Phnom Penh Monday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the expulsion of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime -- a day strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen called the country's "second birthday".

At 70, universal rights declaration facing uncertain future

Geneva - As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, there are signs that the goals outlined in the text are facing unprecedented threats, from rising nationalism to a worldwide assault on multilateral institutions.

Mumbai attacks anniversary draws solemn tributes and new pressure on Pakistan

Mumbai - India marked the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks Monday with ceremonies at sites across the city that became battlegrounds in the wave of violence that killed scores and dealt a critical blow to relations with neighbouring Pakistan.

Memories of the Mumbai attacks 10 years on

Mumbai - As India marks the 10th anniversary Monday of the Mumbai attacks that killed 166 people, five survivors recall their ordeal and reflect on how it has impacted their lives.

Mumbai 2008 terror attacks: the key questions

Mumbai - Ten years ago next week Islamist militants from Pakistan laid siege to India's financial capital Mumbai for three days, killing 166 people and injuring hundreds more.

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.
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10th Anniversary of 9/11 at Comerica Park in Detroit; he's not crying, the rain just happened to strike near his eye when I snapped the photo
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Annerae Vasquez and Josefina Rosado.
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celeb...
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celeb...
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
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Roy Orbison's final album 'Mystery Girl' is receiving a special reissue to mark its 25th anniversary.
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Just in time for the holidays.
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Conspiracy theorist, radio talk show host and Infowars.net founder Alex Jones (L) loudly rallies a group of supporters with a megaphone in Dealey Plaza looking down towards the spot where U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 as people gather at the site one day before commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the assassination in Dallas, November 21, 2013. Commemorations of the anniversary will be held Friday in Dallas, Washington and Boston
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Released at the end of May, "Arts & Crafts: X" is a collaborative album featuring unique artist pairings from the A&C roster.
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"Decent Housing - Yes, its possible." Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celeb...
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celeb...
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celeb...
Members of Fuengirola Despierta 15m and the group against evictions protested in Fuengirola to celebrate the second anniversary of the 15m movement.
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