Over 11,000 troops, 101 military hardware and 68 fighter jets and helicopters have taken part in the parade on Moscow’s Red Square – the biggest event among thousands underway in Russia to celebrate WWII victory.
As Francois Hollande marks one year in office, he may go down in history for the sharpest popularity loss. His approval ratings have sunk to less than 25 per cent - the biggest fall for any French president in the past 50 years.
With less than a week left before Victory Day on May 9, the Latvia’s National Alliance party has come up with an initiative to demolish the Memorial to Soviet Liberators in the country’s capital, Riga.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced that Joanne Chesimard has been added to its Most Wanted Terrorists list. Thursday's bulletin gave Chesimard, a black nationalist, the dubious distinction of being the first woman to be placed on the list.
Ten years after the US declared its victory over Saddam Hussein, Iraq is still mired in violence, with each day adding up to death toll among its population. Washington is meanwhile considering another mission in the region.
Warsaw is remembering the victims of the air tragedy that killed 96 passengers, including the president, first lady and most of the country's political elite. Memorial ceremonies marking the third anniversary of the crash are held in Poland.