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16 Sep
The palace revealed more details of the plan for the queen's state funeral service in Westminster Abbey. Meanwhile, thousands queued for many hours to file past the queen's coffin.
8 Sep
Sharply-suited dignitaries gathered to inaugurate a footbridge in the Congolese capital on Monday only for the structure to collapse beneath their feet to the barely concealed delight of onlookers, video verified by Reuters showed.
7 Sep 2021
The Paralympic symbol of three Agitos is removed from Tokyo's Odaiba waterfront a day after the 2020 Games came to an end. Tokyo bid farewell to the Paralympics on Sunday after 12 days of stereotype-defying, record-shattering performances despite a year-long pandemic delay.
23 Jul 2021
Tokyo Olympics head Seiko Hashimoto said Kentaro Kobayashi was dismissed over a past joke about the Holocaust. The move comes just one day before the show.
31 May 2021
Russia's presidential regiment, a prestigious regiment responsible for keeping watch over the Kremlin in Moscow, hosts a changing of the guard ceremony. The traditional display resumed this year after a year's hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, and was accompanied by music performed by the Kremlin orchestra. Both cavalry and foot soldiers this year joined the display, in which members of the regiment carry out maneuvers and exercises to exhibit a mastery of arms and horsemanship.
19 May 2021
Australian athletes and officials reveal the Tokyo 2020 Olympic uniform that the Aussies will wear at the Opening Ceremony for the Games.
27 Apr 2021
The Academy Awards looked different this year: The red carpet was hemmed, and the after-parties were cut. The ceremony was held almost two months later than usual, at an in-person event split between the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. Nevertheless, history was made at the prestigious award ceremony. Here is a rundown of major historic moments from the 2021 Oscars.
30 May 2019
Muhammadu Buhari started a second term as Nigeria's president on Wednesday, with a swearing-in ceremony in Abuja.
16 Jul 2017
Macron attends the commemoration ceremony for jews roundup in France during WW2 with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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