The Order was established by the Queen's grandfather George V in 1917 to reward outstanding contributions to the First World War effort.
Jerusalem then and now. Move your mouse/finger over each image to switch between 1967 and 50th anniversary of Six Day War.
The remains of the Red Army soldiers were found in the town of Seelow, east of Berlin, during the construction of a cycle path.
Thick clouds in Moscow forced cancellation of flyover by scores of military aircraft.
Colin Philpott's book – Relics of the Reich – looks at the physical legacy of the Nazis; their buildings, their structures and their public spaces.
Emmanuel Macron appeared alongside Francois Hollande to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Allied victory over Nazi Germany and the end of World War Two in Europe.
LA erupted into a riot that left 55 people dead after a jury acquitted four white police officers in the beating of black motorist Rodney King.
Wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank off the South Korean coast on 16 April 2014, is to be raised.
Celebrated on 17 March, St Patrick's Day recognises the arrival of Christianity and Irish culture.
These portraits will inspire people to give to the abbey's first public appeal in 30 years to raise funds for The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries.
He has declared that he would like to live until he's 100 and rule for life. Or even longer, if his wife is to be believed.
Seventy-five years on from imprisonment of Japanese Americans, President Donald Trump issues another executive order singling out immigrants.
Known as The Forbidden City, the base in Wünsdorf was home to tens of thousands of Red Army soldiers from 1945 until 1994 and the end of the Cold War.
Survivors gathered at the former Nazi death camp to commemorate its liberation by Soviet troops in 1945.
Conservation works are planned to be carried out on a total of 45 brick prisoner barracks of the former Auschwitz II-Birkenau death camp.
The 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp will take place on 27 January 2017.
'What Jesus Christ is for many religious people, Stalin is the same for me,' says one elderly fan.
The last surviving member of the original seven American 'Right Stuff' Mercury astronauts, has died at the age of 95.
Fewer than 200 survivors of the attacks on Pearl Harbor and other military bases in Hawaii are alive today.
From Syria's ongoing conflict to Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, Reuters photographers have been on the scene to record the biggest news stories of the year.
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