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Mourners gather at at Jamaran mosque during the mourning ceremony of one of the late founders of the Islamic Republic, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.Photo Majid Saeedi/Getty Images
World War II veteran Garth Wright, 97, views a video installation unveiled by the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal in Paternoster Square in London, which invites people to rethink Remembrance. Photo Hannah McKay/PA
Indian schoolchildren hold masks bearing the image of former Indian president A.P.J Kalam ahead of the first anniversary of his death during a remembrance event at a school in Chennai
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An MP wears white roses in her hair as she arrives with other MPs at St Margaret’s Church, London, for a service of prayer and remembrance to commemorate Jo Cox MP.
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His Excellency the Rt Hon Sir Lockwood Smith (left), High Commissioner for New Zealand, and His Excellency the Hon Alexander Downer AC, High Commissioner for Australia, laying wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior during the annual Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving to Mark ANZAC Day at Westminster Abbey, London today.
A veteran walks the grounds at the ‘Field of Remembrance’ at Westminster Abbey, in London, Britain, on Thursday
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US World War II veteran Howard Troward, wearing his bullet-holed helmet, salutes as the national anthem is played during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Allied Forces victory over Japan in the Pacific at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.
Indian school children light candles in front of a portrait of late Indian former President APJ Abdul Kalam, as they pay their respects at a school in Bhopal, India.
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A South Korean soldier bows during a fourth anniversary event marking the bombing of Yeongpyeong island by North Korea in 2010.
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A Yeoman Warder awaits the placing of the last ceramic poppy in the moat of the Tower of London to mark Armistice Day in London
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The Prince of Wales during a wreath-laying ceremony at the cenotaph in Glasgow to commemorate the centenary of the start of the First World War.
The World War I Wall of Remembrance is lined with red poppies on the eve of Anzac Day at the Australian National War Memorial in Canberra on Thursday.
People lay down in a pedestrian zone as part of an art project in remembrance of the 528 victims of the “Katzbach” Nazi concentration camp, in Frankfurt, on Monday
Indians light candles to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2013 bomb blasts in Hyderabad.
A man visits the Holocaust Memorial at the International Holocaust Remembrance Day in Berlin. The German parliament, the Bundestag, held a special remembrance session at the Reichstag building in commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on January 27, 1945.
World War Two veteran Harry Marrington, from Portsmouth, England, leans down to pick up a paper poppy during an Armistice Day ceremony under the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium. The Menin Gate Memorial bears the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are not known.
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Soldiers of 256 Squadron of The Royal Signals clean and prepare the Basra Memorial Wall at The National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire, UK, ahead of Armistice Day on Monday
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French President François Hollande, right, and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck, left, visit the ruined church at Oradour-sur-Glane in southwest France with 88-year-old Robert Hebras, centre, one of the last survivors of the second world war massacre and destruction of the town, which was carried out by members of the German Waffen SS on June 10, 1944.
People offer prayer for atomic bomb victims at a cenotaph at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on Tuesday after the Peace Memorial Ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city in 1945.