Chile's president marked the 41st anniversary of the coup that brought Augusto Pinochet to power .
Thirteen years after the 9/11 attacks, New York Fashion Week made history by presenting a stunning collection for Jason Wu at Hugo Boss.
It was August 25, 1944, French and American armoured units burst into Paris to assure its liberation - an event marked all this week in the city.
President Francois Hollande will lead ceremonies to mark 70 years since the invasion of southern France by Allied troops.
More than 20,000 followers of the Unification Church gathered in South Korea for the second anniversary of the death of their "messiah" .
Thousands of people gathered for peace ceremonies in Hiroshima, marking the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the city.
It is past dusk when Wilhelm II uncorks the sparkling wine for his top army brass on August 1, 1914.
A tree planted in a Los Angeles park in memory of the late George Harrison of the Beatles has been killed by beetles, a city councillor has said.
People around the world will celebrate "Mandela Day" Friday for the first time since the iconic South African leader's death by doing good deeds on what would have been his 96th birthday.
The flamboyant designer of Japanese cartoon and global mega-brand Hello Kitty defended the cute cat against new rivals Thursday as the character prepares to celebrate her 40th birthday.
Astana city has celebrated its 16th anniversary since its official presentation as capital of Kazakhstan.
A visibly limping Kim Jong-Un presided over an official memorial in Pyongyang on Tuesday for the 20th anniversary of the death of his grandfather and North Korea's founder, Kim Il-Sung.
Social media users tore into Barack Obama on Friday after the US president was seen chewing gum during solemn ceremonies to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
A million red rose petals were showered over the Statue of Liberty on Friday in a spectacular display to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy during World War II.
Russia and Ukraine appeared to have made a long-awaited breakthrough in efforts to resolve a damaging crisis in their relations after conciliatory talks on the sidelines of Friday's D-Day anniversary ceremonies.
Several Google websites have been blocked in China, a monitoring service said Tuesday, as authorities step up arrests and censorship before the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
US lawmakers called Thursday for the street outside China's embassy to be renamed in honor of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
Russia has refused to permit the release of a film about the mass deportations of entire ethnic groups on Stalin's orders during World War II, calling it anti-Russian and a falsification of history.
Six years after a huge earthquake killed tens of thousands of people in China, questions over poor building work and corruption were still being asked on Monday's anniversary, as online posters remembered the dead.
"Napoleon" returned to the Italian island of Elba on Sunday as part of a historical re-enactment to mark the 200th anniversary of the defeated French emperor's exile.
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