Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia presided over a star-studded ceremony in Oviedo for the 2016 Princess of Asturias awards.
Three months after a man rammed a truck through crowds celebrating Bastille Day, French President Francois Hollande has led tributes to the victims of the Nice…
French flags and notes of condolences in many languages are reminders of the grief that still hangs over the popular tourist spot.
Many people lined the streets of Bangkok as a procession carried the king's body following his death.
Thousands of members of Bangladesh’s Hindu community gathered at a temple in the capital Dhaka to take part in a traditional ceremony.
Ukraine has hosted memorial services to remember those massacred 75 years ago at the Babi Yar ravine.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…
The new acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has voiced his fears for the fate of Christians in the Middle East saying their presence in the region is under…
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.
It has emerged that Hillary Clinton’s been treated for pneumonia, after leaving a 9/11 commemoration in New York early and heading to her daughter Chelsea’s…
New York, Washington and Pennsylvania have fallen silent to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US.
Memorial services are being in the United States to mark the anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and the loss of life in Pennsylvania.
Hundreds of Catholic faithful walked through Havana’s historic central district to celebrate the feast of the Virgin of Charity, Cuba’s patron saint.
Parts of Hangzhou were lit up on Sunday (September 4) night as China put on a spectacular gala performance for global heads of state attending the G20 summit.
Athletes from 40 countries have gathered for the World Nomad Games in Kyrgzstan to compete in 23 different sports, including horse racing, archery, Er enish (horseback wrestling), Jereed (equestrian j
Thousands of Uzbek’s lined Tashkent’s main thoroughfare at dawn on Saturday to watch President Islam Karimov’s funeral cortege make its way through
More than 4,000 Hindu devotees and others celebrated the birth of the elephant god Ganesh in Paris as they paraded through the streets of the French capital in a festival held each year for the past 2
The closing ceremony to the Rio Olympics started with a bang from spectacular fireworks on Sunday night as soon as fans from around the world had filled the iconic Maracana…
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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Joachim Gauck joined mourners for a multi-faith service at Munich’s Frauenkirche cathedral on Sunday, just over a week after a teenage gunman shot nine pe
Officially, he is in Slovenia to pay tribute to Soviet servicemen who lost their lives there.
Hundreds gathered at Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray’s Yahia Mosque, including three Catholic priests, for a minute’s silence to honour slain priest Jacques Hamel.