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War & Conflict

China: Marking 70 years after WWII with a show of force

Military parade involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware, and 200 aircraft.


India and Pakistan celebrate Independence Day

India and Pakistan mark the day they gained freedom from the British colonial rule in 1947.

Arts & Culture

From gangsters to Mexico mural artists

Former drug gang members turn district into giant mural in government rehabilitation initiative in Pachuca.


Deadly inferno: Chinese port city rocked by explosions

At least 44 people killed in blasts at a warehouse in Tianjin, one of the world's busiest ports.

War & Conflict

Atomic bomb in 1945: A look back at the destruction

This week the world remembers the fateful attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki that changed the world forever.


Myanmar inundated by floods


Colourful rallies around the world mark May Day

Workers around the world mark May Day with protests and demands for better pay and employment conditions.

Natural disasters

Kathmandu: The search for survivors

Strings of aftershocks continue to jolt Himalayan state as government steps up relief and rescue operation.

Natural disasters

Nepal: The day after the earthquake

Rescuers continue to search for survivors of the magnitude 7.8 quake that killed thousands in the Himalayan state.

Natural disasters

Nepal's earthquake destruction

More than 3,000 dead as magnitude 7.9 earthquake hits Himalayan nation of 27 million.