More than 330 people — of whom 186 were children — died after Chechen separatists stormed a school during a back-to-school event in Beslan in September 2004.
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On Wednesday morning, priests conducted a ceremony to temporarily remove the Buddha's soul from the statue
The rebel-held village of Hrabove in Ukraine's east, where a Malaysian airliner was shot down in 2014, honoured 298 victims at a ceremony on Wednesday.
Thousands of mourners poured into Srebrenica on Thursday to mark 24 years since the massacre in the eastern Bosnian town.
On June 21 at Minsk, the opening ceremony will be broadcast to more than a hundred countries. More than 500 artists will be involved, including world-renowned stars such as the opera soprano Anna Netrebko. Dynamo Stadium has been completely renovated for this event.
The event, which will award this year's winners, will bring together around 400 leading figureheads in the tourism industry and decision-makers from Africa and the Indian Ocean.
Emperor Naruhito ascended to the throne on Wednesday
The sheep formed the Chinese character of the word Reiwa, which means "beautiful harmony", and is the name of the new imperial era of Japan.
Thousands of people flocked to view a camel fighting spectacle in the Pakistani city of Layyah, despite a ban on such events
More than 300,000 revellers on Saturday descended onto Sydney's iconic Oxford Street for the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade.
Drummers, traditional dancers and decorated elephants took part in the event.
London celebrated Chinese New Year on Sunday, with crowds gathering in Trafalgar Square and lining the streets to watch a parade wind its way to Chinatown.
In one of the darkest months of the year, the 24-day Copenhagen Light Festival aims to brighten up the mood in the Danish capital.
Trumpets blare as townspeople walk solemly alongside a golden casket through the streets of South America's highest capital, La Paz, Bolivia, on Sunday (February 3), four weeks before carnival begins.
A unique tulip garden covering 2,500 square metres was specially created for the event, with 200-thousand tulips presented in multiple colours.
The small Scottish community holds its annual remembrance ceremony for the night 30 years ago when death fell from the skies.
India on Monday marked the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks with ceremonies across the city.
More than 90 volunteers from the seaside township of Donggang helped to build the intricately-decorated boat over the course of three months.
At an official welcome ceremony at the Government House in Wellington, the couple observed a traditional ‘haka’ war dance, and rubbed noses with Maori elders in a greeting known as a ‘hongi’.
Commemorations took place on Wednesday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Amiens, a critical moment in World War One.
The highly anticipated 2018 World Cup kicked off starting with Russia's Opening Ceremony. See the best pictures of the event.
Find out who the night's big winners are at the 90th Academy Awards.
After more than two weeks of competitions, the 2018 Winter Olympics ended on Sunday with a vibrant closing ceremony.
Nobel prize week culminates in a glittering ceremony for all eleven male laureates
Fiji’s delegation sings Isa Lei, a traditional farewell song to mark the end in Bonn of the World Climate Summit, COP23.