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Qaeda posts video of two 9/11 hijackers
Qaeda posts video of two 9/11 hijackers

Al-Qaeda on Thursday posted an online video of two plane hijackers of the September 11, 2001 suicide attacks, which they said were part of a war to drive US forces out of the Arabian Peninsula.

Qaeda posts video of two 9/11 hijackers
Obama praises 9/11 unity on low-key anniversary
Obama praises 9/11 unity on low-key anniversary

President Barack Obama lauded American unity Tuesday as the country marked a somber but low-key anniversary of the 9/11 attacks under crisp blue skies reminiscent of the fateful day 11 years ago.

Obama praises 9/11 unity on low-key anniversary
US faces 'utter defeat' in Afghanistan: Taliban
US faces 'utter defeat' in Afghanistan: Taliban

US forces face "utter defeat" in Afghanistan and Americans are unsafe wherever they go in the world, the Taliban said ahead of the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.

US faces 'utter defeat' in Afghanistan: Taliban
Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation
Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation

About 50 types of cancer have been added to the list of diseases eligible for coverage in a compensation program for people who became sick after the World Trade Center collapse on September 11, 2001.

Ground Zero cancer victims to get compensation
At 9/11 memorial, a plea to remember US troops at war
At 9/11 memorial, a plea to remember US troops at war

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Americans not to forget the troops who are fighting and dying in Afghanistan.

At 9/11 memorial, a plea to remember US troops at war
Decade on, Iraq to replace iconic Saddam statue
Decade on, Iraq to replace iconic Saddam statue

Nearly a decade after Saddam Hussein's statue was pulled down in an iconic moment seen globally, Baghdad will finally replace it with new artwork to mark its selection as the 2013 Arab Capital of Culture.

Decade on, Iraq to replace iconic Saddam statue
NASA's Voyager 'dancing on edge' of solar system
NASA's Voyager 'dancing on edge' of solar system

NASA's Voyager 1, launched in 1977, is nearing the edge of the solar system and may already be "dancing on the edge" of outer space, the scientists behind the project said Tuesday.

NASA's Voyager 'dancing on edge' of solar system
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15 years on, Diana remembered in London

Dozens of bouquets of flowers, posters and cards were left at the gates of Kensington Palace on Friday as Princess Diana was remembered on the 15th anniversary of her death.

15 years on, Diana remembered in London
Princess Diana. Photo courtesy of ramascreen.com
Diana's death 'shaped British royals of today'

Princess Diana's death 15 years ago this week made the British monarchy more attuned to their own image and changed forever the way the young royals behave to their subjects, royal watchers say.

Diana's death 'shaped British royals of today'
Fans flock to Graceland in memory of Elvis Presley
Fans flock to Graceland in memory of Elvis Presley

Fans of Elvis Presley are flocking to his Graceland estate for Thursday's 35th anniversary of his death, their enthusiasm for the king of rock 'n' roll undiminished by the years.

Fans flock to Graceland in memory of Elvis Presley
Marilyn Monroe honored on 50th anniversary of her death
Marilyn Monroe honored on 50th anniversary of her death

Some 300 Marilyn Monroe fans gathered Sunday at the Los Angeles cemetery where she is buried, commemorating the iconic sex symbol on the 50th anniversary of her death.

Marilyn Monroe honored on 50th anniversary of her death
Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing
Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing

Tens of thousands of people marked the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Monday, as a rising tide of anti-nuclear sentiment swells in post-Fukushima Japan.

Hiroshima marks anniversary of atomic bombing
Nelson Mandela. ©REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO
South Africa marks 50 years of Mandela's arrest

South Africa will unveil its latest monument to Nelson Mandela on Saturday, a new statue along a rural highway to mark the spot where he was arrested 50 years ago for his struggle against white rule.

South Africa marks 50 years of Mandela's arrest
Norway marks anniversary of Breivik massacre
Norway marks anniversary of Breivik massacre

Some 50,000 people attended a concert in Oslo to mark the first anniversary of the gun and bomb rampage by Norwegian right-wing extremist Breivik, which claimed 77 lives.

Norway marks anniversary of Breivik massacre
Warsaw to mark start of Nazis' 1942 ghetto deportation
Warsaw to mark start of Nazis' 1942 ghetto deportation

Poland is preparing to mark one of the darkest episodes of the Holocaust, when the country's Nazi German occupiers launched an operation to kill the population of the Jewish ghetto they created in Warsaw.

Warsaw to mark start of Nazis' 1942 ghetto deportation
US, France mark 50th anniversary of first TV satellite
US, France mark 50th anniversary of first TV satellite

Fifty years ago Thursday a beach ball-sized satellite carried the first television images across the Atlantic, kicking off a new era of global communications decades before the Internet.

US, France mark 50th anniversary of first TV satellite
US congratulates SSudan on a year of independence
US congratulates SSudan on a year of independence

The United States on Sunday sent its congratulations to South Sudan as the African nation was set to mark its first year of independence, but said "significant challenges" lay ahead for Juba.

US congratulates SSudan on a year of independence
South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar. ©REUTERS/Mike Segar
Conflict, economic woes, in tough first year for South Sudan

The world's youngest nation South Sudan has had a rough first year: border wars with the North, internal violence and shutdown of the oil production its economy depends on.

Conflict, economic woes, in tough first year for South Sudan
Algeria celebrates anniversary with musical, fireworks
Algeria celebrates anniversary with musical, fireworks

Algerian celebrations to mark 50 years since gaining independence from France kicked off on Wednesday with a giant open air performance inspired by the liberation struggle, followed by nationwide fireworks displays.

Algeria celebrates anniversary with musical, fireworks
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL. ©REUTERS
Cirque du Soleil made a special show for Astana

The performance of Cirque du Soleil to be shown to Astana citizens and guests will consists of several parts and will last for 60 minutes.

Cirque du Soleil made a special show for Astana