The city where B.B. King got his musical start paid final tribute to the blues guitar master, as thousands walking in the rain with his hearse shouted, "long live the king!"
US President Barack Obama paid a Memorial Day tribute to America's "fallen heroes" Monday, stressing the heavy burden of perennial wars.
Some 1,500 people attended a memorial service at Barcelona's iconic Sagrada Familia Cathedral, and paid homage to the 150 people killed in Germanwings plane crash.
Grieving relatives joined political and religious leaders at a sombre German memorial service for the victims of last month's Germanwings crash in the French Alps.
A group of artists installed a bust of fugitive US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden on a war memorial in a New York park.
Thousands of mourners turned out for the memorial service of former leader Gough Whitlam Wednesday.
Bioactive ingredients found in cocoa sharply reversed age-related memory decline in a group of volunteers, scientists reported.
Poles who saved Jews during the Holocaust will be honoured with a new memorial in the Polish capital Warsaw paid for by the children of survivors.
Murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff urged his friends and family to live life "to the fullest," in a letter penned during his captivity in Iraq
The World Cup in Brazil has ended but the memories will stay with us for a long time.
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.
Bottlenose dolphins can remember each other's signature whistles for more than 20 years, a study said Wednesday -- the longest social memory ever observed in an animal.
Venezuela Wednesday unveiled its latest tribute to revered late president Hugo Chavez: its very own institute of Chavezian thought.
Latvian President Andris Berzins opened a memorial to Latvian victims of political repressions in Karaganda oblast in central Kazakhstan.
Hundreds of youth gathered Friday to mark the 1992 ethnic cleansing against non-Serbs in Prijedor, one of the deadliest episodes of the Bosnian war.
Bayreuth paid tribute to composer Richard Wagner on what would have been his 200th birthday here Wednesday with a rare concert in the town's legendary Festpielhaus theatre.
The body of Hugo Chavez may not have been embalmed and put on display for eternity but on the arms, legs and breasts of devoted Venezuelans, "el Comandante" will live on forever.
Frail, her memory failing her, and with few visitors for company, Margaret Thatcher's final months were a marked contrast to her zenith striding the global stage.
An endless line of Venezuelans files past the tomb of late president Hugo Chavez inside an old barracks perched in a hillside Caracas slum. Many pray and sing hymns until night falls.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will inaugurate a memorial to murdered Roma and Sinti victims of the Nazis on Wednesday, as Europe's largest minority grapples with ongoing discrimination.
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