Revelers celebrate the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere.
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Highlights from the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York.
Costumed canines at the annual Halloween Dog Parade in Manhattan.
No vehicles will be allowed on the streets on Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday
European and U.S. officials have repeatedly expressed concern that the show of military power could send the wrong signal...
Around 30,000 people will join the parade in Hanoi on September 2.
Turkish police disrupt a crowd gathering for Istanbul's annual gay pride parade
Over the weekend Russia paraded its new T-14 Armata battle tank as part of the 2015 Victory Parade
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Vietnam marked the 40th anniversary of the capture of Saigon by North Vietnamese forces on April 30
Many Russians say the West delayed opening a second front unnecessarily during World War Two, in which more than 20 million...