Held on the fourth Thursday of November, Thanksgiving is a celebration stemming from the Harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims at Plymouth According to legend, the holiday is intrinsically linke
A quarter of a century on, Croatia is commemorating one of the ugliest episodes of the wars that led to the break-up of Yugoslavia.
It is 43 years since Greece's students rose up for Democracy and tried to face down the soldiers and tanks of the military regime.
A minute’s silence has been held ahead of France’s World Cup qualifying match against Sweden – marking the first anniversary of the Paris attacks.
Two rival protest marches have brought tens of thousands of people onto the snowy streets of the Polish capital as the country marks Independence Day.
On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 the guns fell silent.
Armistice Day commemorations have taken place in France and the UK to remember the end of the first world war and those killed in conflict.
Thousands of officers decked out in 1940s military uniforms have marched on Moscow’s Red Square to mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 parade when Soviet soldiers headed to the front lines in World
A monument to Grand Prince Vladimir has been erected near the Kremlin
Fifty years after being badly damaged in massive floods in Florence, a Renaissance masterpiece has been unveiled to the public
Thousands of protesters have rallied in the Iranian capital to mark the anniversary of the takeover of the US Embassy in Tehran.
Pope Francis has praised as “blessed” people who take in asylum seekers, as he celebrated Mass with thousands of followers during his visit to Sweden.
Thousands of Romanians on Sunday paid their own silent tribute to the 64 people who died one year ago in a nightclub fire in the capital Bucharest.
Speaking at the event, the president likened events leading up to the founding of the country to the failed coup against his government on 25 July, 2016.
Members of Russian historical reconstruction clubs on Sunday reenacted the Battle of Maloyaroslavets which took place near Moscow during the 1812 Napoleonic war in…
Speaking to crowds at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of Hungary's uprising, the prime minister said freedom depends on the nation state
There were ugly scenes in Ankara on Monday on the anniversary of a suicide bombing that left more than 100 people dead.
Calls for justice, ten years after Kremlin critic Anna Politkovskaya's murder in Moscow.
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.
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.
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 floating model of 17th century London was set alight on the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, on Sunday evening.
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
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…
On the 96th anniversary of the Battle of Warsaw, Poles donned 1920s military uniform to re-enact a key moment from their past.