New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern attended commemorations ahead of the anniversary of the landing of British explorer James Cook 250 years ago.
Pro-democracy protests are expected to take place in Hong Kong on Tuesday - on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Federal Republic. It's in defiance of a ban on the demonstrations taking place having been confirmed by the authorities.
A special anniversary edition of the album has been released with new mixes and unreleased session recordings and demos
The third joint rehearsal for the upcoming National Day celebrations concluded early Monday morning in Beijing, eight days ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which falls on Oct. 1
The 'Bat-Signal' beamed out across the globe at 8 p.m. local time on Saturday evening (September 21) to mark Batman turning 80
After the first seasonal win at Spa-Francorchamps, the Ferrari team celebrated the Scuderia's 90 years in Milan and is confident in a possible encore at Monza.
Paris celebrated the 75th anniversary of its victory over the rule of the notorious Nazi leader Adolf Hitler on Sunday (August 25) with a parade in 1940s dress, delighting onlookers who took part in the joyous commemoration.
Church bells marked a minute's silence at 11:36 a.m. local time (0936GMT), the exact time of last year's collapse.
Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue said Japan had a responsibility to sign a nuclear treaty ban and maintain a "philosophy of peace" within the nation's constitution
Iain MacMillan photographed John, Paul, George and Ringo striding across a zebra crossing while a police officer stopped traffic
Matera, the European Capital of Culture 2019, celebrates one of its most famous sons; Rocco Petrone, who went on to become a mechanical engineer in the US and made a fundamental contribution to Nasa's Apollo 11 mission
People gathered in the La Ferté Vidame this weekend to celebrate, watch and show off 100 years of Citroen cars.
Classic and vintage Citroën cars gathered at the site of the French car maker's first factory in central Paris to celebrate Citroën's first century this year
More than 3,400 search terms have been restricted on some websites in China as the world marks the 30th anniversary of the massacre.
Rights groups and witnesses say the number of those killed in the violence could run into the thousands. Chinese authorities have never released a full death toll and have banned any public commemoration.
Israelis paused to the sound of a lamenting single-tone siren across the country, marking Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day in commemoration of the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during the Second World War.
Ukraine marks the 33rd anniversary of Chornobyl disaster, the biggest one in the history of nuclear energy.
Thousands of Australian and New Zealand citizens on Thursday (April 25) held memorial services in Gallipoli
The couple met in 1957 at a tennis championship remembered as the "love match".
Rwandan President Paul Kagame and a number of visiting dignitaries attended a memorial ceremony on Sunday (April 7) to commemorate the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago.
Crowds gathered in the Indian hill town of Dharamsala on Sunday to mark 60 years since the failed Tibetan uprising that drove the Dalai Lama into exile.
The journey along Kumano-gawa River echoes pilgrimages of emperors and samurais.
The small Scottish community holds its annual remembrance ceremony for the night 30 years ago when death fell from the skies.
South Africans remember the 180th anniversary of the Battle of Blood River when hundreds of Voortrekker fought thousands of Zulu resulting in over 3,000 Zulu deaths
Latvians are being urged to toast the country’s centenary ... by wearing special mittens.
The 1973 student uprising in Athens that was crushed with tanks and heavy loss of life was not the end of Greece's military dictatorship, but it marked the beginning of the end.