Beijing is set to open an eye-catching multi-billion dollar airport resembling a massive shining starfish, to accommodate soaring air traffic in China and celebrate the Communist government's 70th anniversary in power.
Okinawa, the Japanese prefecture, on Sunday marked the 74th year since the end of the major World War II ground battle that claimed the lives of more than 200,000 local residents, as well as Japanese and American military personnel.
On the eve of the first anniversary of the “Great March of Return” protests, Israeli soldiers and tanks have been deployed near the fence separating the occupied territories from the besieged Gaza Strip.
Iranians have commemorated the martyrdom anniversary of the daughter of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, Hazrat Fatima Zahra with nationwide mourning ceremonies. People also gave away food to people in need to mark the occasion.