Diego Maradona, who is regarded by some as the best player of all time, died of a heart attack last November at the age of 60, weeks after undergoing brain surgery for a blood clot.
TRT World takes a look at events that have taken place a year after India's annexation of the former semi-autonomous state of Kashmir.
Seventy years after the Korean War began, prospects for a peace treaty to officially end the conflict appear as distant as ever, as the two Koreas held low-key commemorations amid heightened tension on the peninsula.
The launch took place on the same date that NASA's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon in 1969, marking a defining moment in the so-called "space race" with the Soviet Union.
Nakba means "catastrophe" and refers to the events of the Deir Yassin massacre which took place on April 9, 1948 when roughly 600 people were killed by Zionist militias.
Kim Jong-Un and President Moon Jae-in held their first meeting on April 27 last year in the Demilitarised Zone.
Germany will hold memorial events to commemorate the death of five Turkish people after neo-Nazi Germans set fire to the house of the Genc family in the German town of Solingen 25 years ago.
Republican and anti-racist groups organised several events on the eve of the third anniversary of the attacks on offices of the French magazine and nearby sites to honour the memory of the 17 killed.
There were no official festivities for the second year in a row to mark the independence anniversary for the world's newest nation due to the ongoing civil war that has claimed thousands of lives and displaced the third of its population.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden refrigerator truck in Karrada shopping area on July 3, 2016 as it teemed with people ahead of the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
Xi's visit comes at a time when many Hong Kong residents see China as increasingly interfering in city affairs.
Markets remained closed in the secessionist state with residents staying at home to either commemorate the anniversary or avoid possible violence.
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