First Lady Melania Trump honored 13 women from around the globe who have shown leadership and courage, especially when it comes to women's rights with the International Women of Courage Award during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington on March 29, 2017.
A Greek restoration team has completed a historic renovation of the Edicule, the shrine believed to be the cave where Jesus was buried and rose to heaven in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. The $4 million project, which took nearly a year to complete, was unveiled on March 21, 2017.
Ancient Byzantine era artifacts, unearthed last June in a village west of Jerusalem, are on display by the Israel Antiquities Authority in Beit Shemesh. The items offer a window to life in Holy Land during the time of Jesus, a period during the first centuries AD, as Christianity first began to spread.
New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade has been a yearly tradition since 1762. This year's parade features nearly 200,000 participants traveling the parade route from 44th Street and 5th Avenue up to 79th Street.
Every year, the day before Ash Wednesday, revelers take to the streets of New Orleans to let loose before the solemnity of Lent kicks in. Here are some of our best photos from NOLA's most iconic and indulgent celebration.
Chinese and foreign tourists visit the 33rd Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival that opened last week in Harbin, the capital of China's Northeastern Heilongjiang Province, on January 7, 2017. The annual festival's major venue, billed as the world's biggest outdoor "freezing" park, attracted over a million tourists last year to see the vast collection of elaborately carved ice structures and sculptures.
The 128th annual Rose Parade was held in Pasadena, Calif., on January 2, before the start of the Rose Bowl game between Penn State and USC. The parade features themed floats ornately decorated with flowers.
History is made as Japan's Shinzo Abe becomes the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor, the stars of "Captain America" - Chris Evans and Scarlett Johansson - visit troops on USO Holiday Tour, remembering Pearl Harbor, and more.
Residents of Amona have called on supporters to come and stay in the outpost to strengthen their fight against an Israeli court-ordered evacuation by December 25. Amona is built on privately owned Palestinian land.
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