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

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Russia is fighting for its ‘historical lands’ in Ukraine, Putin says

thousands gathered at Moscow’s main Luzhniki stadium

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said that Russia was fighting for its “historical lands” in Ukraine, speaking at a state-organised rally in Moscow in support of the Ukraine conflict.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Monday, July 11, 2022

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.