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Women grab limelight at India's Republic Day pageantry

Women grab limelight at India's Republic Day pageantry

Huge crowds gathered for India's Republic Day parade Sunday, with women taking centre-stage at the annual pomp-filled spectacle of military might featuring army tanks, horses and camels.

Japan imperial couple rides through Tokyo in grand enthronement parade

Japan imperial couple rides through Tokyo in grand enthronement parade

Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako rode through central Tokyo on Sunday in a motorcade to mark this year's imperial succession as well-wishers waved national flags...

Amir attends graduation of National Service recruits

Amir attends graduation of National Service recruits

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani opened new training facility buildings in the Amiri Guard camp in Lehsaynia.

N Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: report

N Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: report

North Korea is preparing a lavish display of its military strength in a parade on the eve of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, despite a rare sporting detente with Seoul, it was reported Thursday.

Queen Elizabeth wows in green at 90th birthday parade

Queen Elizabeth wows in green at 90th birthday parade

Queen Elizabeth II marked her official 90th birthday on Saturday by taking the salute at a special military parade in London where her vivid green outfit caused a sensation.

India celebrates R-Day with majestic parade

India celebrates R-Day with majestic parade

French soldiers take part in event, the first time foreign troops have ever taken part in the celebrations