International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach believes that hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics next year will be even more significant to karate after the World Karate Federation (WKF) celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this month.
Almost a million Rohingya refugees stuck in Bangladesh marked three years since escaping from Myanmar on Tuesday, with coronavirus forcing them to hold a day-long "silent protest" inside their flimsy, leaky huts.
A father and son, featured in the Winnipeg Sun in August 1990, are celebrating the 30th anniversary of father Chris Hauff donating one of his kidneys to his 10-year-old son Sean by taking a hot air balloon ride early next month.
Iran's Foreign Ministry said that the 2015 nuclear deal was the product of Iran's openness to engagement, stressing that since its foundation, the Islamic Republic has always been open to dialogue on critical issues.
The 50th anniversary of Earth Day probably couldn’t come at a worse time, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, when people are supposed to “stay at home” and practice “social distancing” and newcasts feature daily death counts.
An elderly couple with coronavirus was able to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary together in intensive care after medics organized a party to mark the occasion.
Sandra, 71, and Giancarlo, 73, held hands as they lay side by side at the Murri Hospital in Fermo, located in Italy’s eastern region of Marche.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Saturday visited the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Rouhollah Khomeini to pay tribute to the late leader as the 10-day annual celebrations marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution began in Iran.
Around 1,000 concerts, opera performances, festivals and exhibitions are expected throughout Germany to underline the 250th anniversary of the birth of composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), arguably Germany’s most famous citizen, said Commissioner for Culture and the Media Monika Grütters at a press presentation for the upcoming anniversary year, also known as BTHVN2020.
Fierce clashes broke out between protesters and riot police in Hong Kong on Sunday as thousands marched through the strife-torn city, during a day of global protests aimed at casting a shadow over communist China's upcoming 70th birthday.