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London's V&A celebrates the Sixties

A new exhibit at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum explores the late 1960’s and its impact on our world today.

A new exhibit at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum explores the late 1960’s and its impact on our world today.

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China: ceremony to mark 85th anniversary of Sept 18

A ceremony is held to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the September 18 incident in Shenyang City, capital of northeast China’s Liaoning Province on Sunday.

A ceremony is held to commemorate the 85th anniversary of the September 18 incident in Shenyang City, capital of northeast China’s Liaoning Province on Sunday.

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USA: 15th Anniversary of September 11 in New York

The 2,977 men and women who died in the attacks that day were remembered this weekend with parades and solemn memorials throughout the United States.

The 2,977 men and women who died in the attacks that day were remembered this weekend with parades and solemn memorials throughout the United States.

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London burns as 1666 model commemorates Great Fire

A model of the 1666 City of London has been set ablaze on the Thames to commemorate the great Fire of that year that destroyed nearly 80% of the capital.

A model of the 1666 City of London has been set ablaze on the Thames to commemorate the great Fire of that year that destroyed nearly 80% of the capital.

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Model set ablaze to mark Great Fire of London

A floating model of 17th century London was set alight on the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, on Sunday evening.

A floating model of 17th century London was set alight on the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, on Sunday evening.

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Spectacular fireworks in Budapest

Fireworks light up the night in Budapest as the highlight of Hungary’s August 20th celebrations that honors the country’s first king, St. Stephen

Fireworks light up the night in Budapest as the highlight of Hungary’s August 20th celebrations that honors the country’s first king, St. Stephen

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Only half of Russians remember the 1991 failed Soviet coup - poll

Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…

Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…

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Poles remember Battle of Warsaw victory over Red Army

On the 96th anniversary of the Battle of Warsaw, Poles donned 1920s military uniform to re-enact a key moment from their past.

On the 96th anniversary of the Battle of Warsaw, Poles donned 1920s military uniform to re-enact a key moment from their past.

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Fidel Castro turns 90 - the last major communist figure in the West

As Fidel Castro marks his 90th birthday hi is still revered by many in Cuba, the country he remade, but failed to turn into a communist paradise.

As Fidel Castro marks his 90th birthday hi is still revered by many in Cuba, the country he remade, but failed to turn into a communist paradise.

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Ceremony marks anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bomb

The Japanese city of Nagasaki marked the 71st anniversary of its atomic bombing on Tuesday, as the local mayor called on the world to abolish nuclear weapons.

The Japanese city of Nagasaki marked the 71st anniversary of its atomic bombing on Tuesday, as the local mayor called on the world to abolish nuclear weapons.

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Georgia marks anniversary of 5-day war

Georgia commemorated the eighth anniversary of its five-day war with Russia on Monday (August 8).

Georgia commemorated the eighth anniversary of its five-day war with Russia on Monday (August 8).

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Soldiers on the streets to mark one of WW1's deadliest battles

Actors dressed as World War I British troops appeared in London and public spaces across the UK on Friday (July 1, 2016) to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the conflict’s most devastating…

Actors dressed as World War I British troops appeared in London and public spaces across the UK on Friday (July 1, 2016) to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the conflict’s most devastating…

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Queen Elizabeth celebrates 90th birthday with Trooping the Colour parade

Events to mark the official 90th birthday of Britain’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth, continued in London on Saturday, with the traditional Trooping the Colour…

Events to mark the official 90th birthday of Britain’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth, continued in London on Saturday, with the traditional Trooping the Colour…

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Celebrations in Bangkok for 70 years of Thai King Bhumibol's reign

The king of Thailand is celebrating 70 years on the thone – and the Grand Palace in Bangkok was the venue for some colourful festivities on…

The king of Thailand is celebrating 70 years on the thone – and the Grand Palace in Bangkok was the venue for some colourful festivities on…

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Health concerns force Prince Philip to miss Battle of Jutland commemorations

Britain’s Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth’s 94-year-old husband will miss events in Orkney to mark 100 years since the Battle of Jutland on “doctor’s…

Britain’s Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth’s 94-year-old husband will miss events in Orkney to mark 100 years since the Battle of Jutland on “doctor’s…

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France and Germany mark Verdun battle centenary

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are marking the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun.

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are marking the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun.

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Russia marks Victory Day

There was no shortage of military might on show in Moscow on Monday as Russia marked the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War

There was no shortage of military might on show in Moscow on Monday as Russia marked the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War