Up to 20,000 people, among them Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, gathered for a candlelight vigil at the gates of the French embassy in Copenhagen mourn the victims of the Paris attacks.
The flight had been bringing holidaymakers back to Saint Petersburg, Russia's second largest city, when it disappeared off radar screens while over the Sinai peninsula.
Shell-shocked Hollywood mourned James Horner, the Oscar-winning composer of musical scores for "Titanic" and "Avatar," who died in a plane crash aged 61.
Relatives of 116 people killed in an Air Algerie crash in July visited the scene of the disaster in remote hazardous northern Mali under tight military guard.
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.
Germany will hold a memorial service to mourn the victims of the Germanwings crash.
The foreign ministers of France, Spain and Germany paid tribute to the victims of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps at Barcelona airport.
They came in their hundreds, fearful of attacks but determined to honour the victims of one of Kenya's worst ever massacres.
The small German town of Haltern am See held an emotional memorial service for the 16 pupils and two teachers from a local school.
Germany will hold a national memorial ceremony and service for victims of a Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard, on April 17.
Hundreds of mourners gathered at a state funeral for former conservative prime minister Malcolm Fraser.
French President announced would be a day of mourning in the wake of the attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo that left at least 12 dead.
Thousands of mourners turned out for the memorial service of former leader Gough Whitlam Wednesday.
Movers and shakers in the US capital rubbed shoulders with big-name journalists to bid a final farewell to former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee.
Thousands of mourners lined the streets of the Canadian city of Hamilton for the funeral of a soldier killed in an attack in the center of the nation's capital.
Chinese lawmakers have approved a national day to commemorate people who died in wars resisting foreign invaders.
Malaysians paused for a minute of silence on a nationwide day of mourning held to sombrely welcome home the first remains of its 43 citizens.
More than 160,000 mourners turned out to pay their respects to Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos.
Australia held a national day of mourning for those killed in the MH17 crash in Ukraine.
Thousands of students attended a memorial service Tuesday for the victims of a college shooting rampage, as the university declared a day of mourning.
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