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The ambassador used an event commemorating the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey to promote the 2018 “Year of Troy”.
France capped its Bastille Day celebrations on Saturday (July 14) with a firework display over the Eiffel Tower, a day before French soccer team face Croatia for the World Cup final.
Fighter planes flew over Paris and thousands of troops paraded down the Champs-Elysees as France celebrated Bastille Day on Saturday.
France celebrates Bastille Day
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Tens of thousands flood streets of Melbourne while only a few thousand celebrate debut of British colonisation.
The 17th century victory over Polish-Lithuanian forces heralds the start of modern Russia, celebrated in Unity Day.
The clock is ticking as Madrid waits for Catalan leaders to clarify its independence bid by a five-day deadline
Catalonia has renamed its fete day 'the National Day of Yes'.
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Around 60 elephants at Ayutthaya in Thailand enjoy a fruit buffet to mark Elephant Day, which raises awareness to end their exploitation.
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.
The Royal family turned out on Wednesday – and so did the rain – as Spaniards celebrated their National Day with a traditional military parade through Madrid.
A massive fireworks display took place on Saturday evening over Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour to celebrate China’s National Day.
A ceasefire is supposed to be in place, but as Ukraine's Independence Day nears, fighting against pro-Russian separatists in the east has intensified.
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Security is tight in Brussels as the city prepares to celebrate its National Day on Thursday.
France has closed its diplomatic missions until further notice in Turkey’s two main cities – Ankara and Istanbul – due to security concerns.
Kazakhstan is celebrating its ancient roots with around 100 events across the country marking the @550th anniversary of the Kazakh
Ukraine is marking 24 years of independence from Soviet rule. There have been ceremonies in the centre of Kiev, including a show of military might
France is today putting its feet up to mark Pentecost today – one of a dozen public holidays the country will enjoy in 2015.
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Barack Obama is the first US president to be guest of honour at India's annual Republic Day parade, a flamboyant display of the South Asian nation's military might and cultural diversity.