Showing posts with label celebrations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label celebrations. Show all posts

Saturday, July 14, 2018

France celebrates Bastille Day, eyes World Cup final

France celebrates Bastille Day
France marked Bastille Day on Saturday with a military parade, an appearance by the president and an aeronautical flub, all under the eye of extra security as the country prepares for its first World Cup final since 2006.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Cuba hails 59th anniversary of revolution

anniversary of revolution cuba
Cuba marked the start of the New Year with a 21-gun salute in honor of the 59th anniversary of the 1959 Revolution and the quality of life accomplishments made since.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Christian denominations in Syria celebrate Christmas

Christian denominations in Syria
Christian denominations in Syria celebrated Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ, the messenger of love and peace, on Monday by holding masses and prayers in churches.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Year Celebrations on the central Taksim Square Canceled Over Terrorist Threat

New Year Celebrations on the central Taksim Square Canceled Over Terrorist Threat
The administration of Istanbul's central Beyoglu district canceled New Year's celebrations on the central Taksim Square and touristic Istiklal Street due to a terrorist threat, Beyoglu police chief Ismail Kilic said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

North Korea says 'no' to joint celebration of holiday with South

korea National Liberation Day on Aug. 15
 North Korea declined an offer from the South to jointly celebrate National Liberation Day on Aug. 15, a holiday observed in both Koreas to mark the end of Japanese colonial rule.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Putin lays wreath at Tomb of Unknown Soldier in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in a wreath-laying ceremony on Thursday at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow in memory of the country’s defenders who perished in the battles against fascists.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Tobacco-growing Cuba marks World No Tobacco Day

Despite its world-famous tobacco crop, Cuba on Wednesday celebrated World No Tobacco Day with zeal, launching anti-smoking campaigns in the media, at schools and in healthcare centers.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Russia celebrates WWII V-Day with military parade

Russia on Tuesday staged a military parade on Moscow's Red Square to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the victory in World War II (WWII).

Saturday, April 15, 2017

DPRK celebrates Kim Il Sung's 105th birth anniversary

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Saturday kicked off grand celebrations marking the 105th birth anniversary of its founder, Kim Il Sung.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Ukrainian nationalists honor Nazi collaborator & other ‘fallen heroes’ with torch-lit march (VIDEO)

Far-right activists alongside veterans of the ultranationalist Azov battalion have held a torch-lit march commemorating a Nazi collaborator and late leader of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, as well as contemporary “heroes” who lost their lives in Ukraine's civil war.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

US braces for Trump's inauguration amid doubts, protests, partisan fights

Partisan feud fuels, confidence floundering, marches and protests on the way, while hundreds of thousands of supporters for Donald Trump's White House also being rallied to celebrate his Friday inauguration in and outside Washington D.C.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Euforia y alegría en la fiesta navideña de liberación en Alepo

Los ciudadanos de la recién liberada ciudad de Alepo se reunieron en el barrio cristiano de Azizia para contemplar la primera decoración del árbol de Navidad desde el año 2012, cuando los grupos terroristas tomaron el control de los barrios del este de la ciudad.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Filipinos hold celebrations to mark 99th birthday of late dictator Marcos

Supporters of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos on Sunday celebrated the 99th birthday of the late dictator amid controversy over his proposed hero's burial, an epa journalist reports.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Tributes, fireworks as Cuba marks Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday

Thousands partied along Havana's Malecon seafront into the early hours of Saturday, celebrating retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro turning 90 to the tune of Latin beats as an electric storm in the distance lit up the night sky.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Spain: Running of the bulls off to spirited start

The annual running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain started this year with four injuries but no one gored, yet always with the flavor of danger in the air as thousands dared to run alongside 1,400 lb. wild bulls.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.