“Commemorate” in the news

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· The UAE’s first interplanetary mission to Mars set for launch  
Back in late 2013, UAE Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum asked the nation’s top space engineers to pull off the ambitious space mission by 2021 to commemorate the occasion.
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· National monument in The Hague to commemorate victims of Srebrenica genocide  
A national monument to commemorate the victims of the genocide at Srebrenica is to be erected in The Hague.
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· Battle of the Boyne: Is today a bank holiday?  
Although the Battle of Boyne took place on July 1, it is commemorated on the 12, which is the day James’s army was destroyed.
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· Organizers of Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigil appear in court  
HONG KONG — The organizers of a vigil commemorating China’s bloody 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square appeared in a Hong Kong court on Monday on charges of inciting others to participate in an unlawful assembly.
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· Organizers of Hong Kong’s Tiananmen vigil appear in court  
HONG KONG (AP) — The organizers of a vigil commemorating China’s bloody 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square appeared in a Hong Kong court on Monday on charges of inciting others to participate in an unlawful assembly.
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· Michael Schumacher health update: Where is Michael Schumacher now? Can he walk?  
Speaking on an RTL special commemorating his maiden title win 25 years ago, he said:“I know that Michael has been badly hurt, but unfortunately not what progress he makes in rehab.
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· The trouble with making Hagia Sophia a mosque again  
A 1934 decree by Turkey’s secularist modern founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, made Hagia Sophia into a museum that commemorated the depth of its history, which predates the advent of Islam.
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Washington Post
· Seoul mayor’s funeral draws both condolences and insults  
Since Park Won-soon was found dead Friday in a wooded area in northern Seoul, the South Korean public has been sharply split over how to commemorate his death due to media reports that one of his secretaries had lodged a complaint with police alleging sexual harassment.
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· Kate Middleton shares similarity with future queen dubbed ‘royal sister’ by Lagerfeld  
The Duchess complemented the look, which she wore on Sunday to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the NHS, with some drop earrings and matching heels.