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Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims
Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic paid his respects to the Muslim victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, months after he was chased from a ceremony in the Bosnian town by an angry stone-throwing crowd.

Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims
Australia marks 30 years since Uluru returned to Aboriginal owners
Australia marks 30 years since Uluru returned to Aboriginal owners

Australia marked 30 years since the world's largest monolith Uluru was returned to its traditional Aboriginal owners with the government admitting it has not lived up to commitments made back then.

Australia marks 30 years since Uluru returned to Aboriginal owners
Photo courtesy of the press service of Astana Mayor's Office.
Kazakhstan marks 550 years of 'statehood' despite economic pain

Kazakhstan is rolling out colourful pageantry to celebrate 550 years of statehood, defying an economic downturn that has battered a country.

Kazakhstan marks 550 years of 'statehood' despite economic pain
No 'specific or credible threats' linked to 9/11 anniversary: FBI chief
No 'specific or credible threats' linked to 9/11 anniversary: FBI chief

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said that it has picked up no "specific or credible threats" linked to the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States.

No 'specific or credible threats' linked to 9/11 anniversary: FBI chief
Pakistan marks 50th anniversary of India war amid tensions
Pakistan marks 50th anniversary of India war amid tensions

Pakistan marked the 50th anniversary of its second war with arch-rival India, weeks after the two nuclear powers faced off in some of their deadliest skirmishes for over a decade.

Pakistan marks 50th anniversary of India war amid tensions
Vietnam marks 70 years since declaring independence from France
Vietnam marks 70 years since declaring independence from France

Vietnam's president urged further modernisation of the armed forces in the face of growing maritime territorial disputes as the nation celebrated 70 years since it declared independence from France.

Vietnam marks 70 years since declaring independence from France
Bush praises New Orleans 'resilience' after Katrina
Bush praises New Orleans 'resilience' after Katrina

Former president George W. Bush, who faced fierce criticism for the botched government response to Hurricane Katrina, returned to New Orleans to mark the storm's 10th anniversary.

Bush praises New Orleans 'resilience' after Katrina
Vietnam to free 18,200 prisoners in amnesty but no activists
Vietnam to free 18,200 prisoners in amnesty but no activists

Vietnam said it will free more than 18,200 prisoners to mark its independence day celebrations, but political activists will be excluded from the country's second biggest-ever amnesty.

Vietnam to free 18,200 prisoners in amnesty but no activists
Remembering New Orleans chaos, 10 years after Katrina
Remembering New Orleans chaos, 10 years after Katrina

Hurricane Katrina's deadly winds tore up roofs, yanked trees from the ground, and pushed towering walls of seawater miles past the coast.

Remembering New Orleans chaos, 10 years after Katrina
Photo © Oleg Paramonov
Khan Qoryk Festival to open in Ulytau in celebration of 550 anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate

First youth festival Khan Qoryk dedicated to the 550th anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate opens in Kazakhstan.

Khan Qoryk Festival to open in Ulytau in celebration of 550 anniversary of Kazakh Khaganate
Photo © tengrinews.kz
Three days for Constitution Day in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstanis will be resting for three days on the Constitution Day this year.

Three days for Constitution Day in Kazakhstan
Pakistan foils Independence Day bomb plot: military
Pakistan foils Independence Day bomb plot: military

Pakistani security forces said they had foiled a plot to bomb Independence Day celebrations in Karachi after arresting a Taliban gang in the city.

Pakistan foils Independence Day bomb plot: military
State of emergency in Ferguson as teen charged with shootout
State of emergency in Ferguson as teen charged with shootout

St. Louis County declared a state of emergency after a night of unrest in Ferguson, as a teenager was charged with shooting at police officers.

State of emergency in Ferguson as teen charged with shootout
Japan's Hiroshima ceremonies 'scheming': Chinese media
Japan's Hiroshima ceremonies 'scheming': Chinese media

A Chinese newspaper with close ties to the ruling Communist Party slammed Japan for commemorating the atomic bombing of Hiroshima without highlighting its own wartime aggression.

Japan's Hiroshima ceremonies 'scheming': Chinese media
Bosnia marks 20 years since Srebrenica massacre
Bosnia marks 20 years since Srebrenica massacre

Thousands of people were pouring into Srebrenica to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the massacre of thousands of Muslims in the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II.

Bosnia marks 20 years since Srebrenica massacre
Convoy of Srebrenica victims' remains arrive in massacre site
Convoy of Srebrenica victims' remains arrive in massacre site

A convoy carrying the coffins of 136 newly-identified Srebrenica victims arrived in the Bosnian town where the massacre took place, for their burial on the 20th anniversary.

Convoy of Srebrenica victims' remains arrive in massacre site
Serbian PM to go to Srebrenica for massacre anniversary
Serbian PM to go to Srebrenica for massacre anniversary

Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia said he would attend the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre this weekend in a bid to forge reconciliation.

Serbian PM to go to Srebrenica for massacre anniversary
UK remembers 2005 London bombings under shadow of Tunisia
UK remembers 2005 London bombings under shadow of Tunisia

Britain will mark 10 years since the London bombings with a minute's silence for the 52 victims.

UK remembers 2005 London bombings under shadow of Tunisia
Japan marks 70th anniversary of Battle of Okinawa
Japan marks 70th anniversary of Battle of Okinawa

Japan marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Okinawa, the bloodiest episode in the Pacific War, which killed a quarter of the island's population.

Japan marks 70th anniversary of Battle of Okinawa
'Brexit could be your Waterloo!' Le Monde warns Britain -- in English
'Brexit could be your Waterloo!' Le Monde warns Britain -- in English

France's Le Monde newspaper used 200th anniversary of Napoleon's defeat to issue a warning to Britain -- in English -- saying: "Beware, Brexit could be your Waterloo!"

'Brexit could be your Waterloo!' Le Monde warns Britain -- in English