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In Photos: Remembrance Day across the world

Video: President Obama lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknowns to mark Veterans Day

People across the world gather to pay tribute to service personnel as part of the annual Remembrance Day, Armistice Day and Veterans Day ceremonies.

Silver Cross Mother Niki Psiharis
Silver Cross Mother Niki Psiharis places a wreath during the Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Monday, November 11, 2013.The legion website states that, “Psiharis lost her youngest son, Sergeant Chris Karigiannis, when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle approximately 40km west of Kandahar City, Afghanistan on 20 June 2007 – less than two months from his scheduled return home in August.” (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Allan Tanner, 88, salutes at the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grande Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)
Allan Tanner, 88, salutes at the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grande Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan).
Thai, a service dog that helps his owner, Cedric Cousineau, a retired air force navigator who was awarded the Star of Courage, deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, attends the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)
Thai, a service dog that helps his owner, Cedric Cousineau, a retired air force navigator who was awarded the Star of Courage, deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, attends the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan). The Canadian Press / Andrew Vaughan
Members of the Army and RAF during the Remembrance Day parade in Kandahar Airfield. (Sergeant Dan Bardsley/REX)
Members of the Army and RAF during the Remembrance Day parade in Kandahar Airfield. (Sergeant Dan Bardsley/REX). Sergeant Dan Bardsley/REX
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford stands on the viewing platform during the Remembrance Day ceremony at City Hall. (Jackson Proskow/Global News)
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford stands on the viewing platform during the Remembrance Day ceremony at City Hall. (Jackson Proskow/Global News). (Jackson Proskow/Global News)
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford (right) sits with Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt (centre) and Leader of the Official Opposition Thomas Mulcair at the cenotaph during the Remembrance Day service in Toronto on Monday, November 11, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Chris Young)
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford (right) sits with Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt (centre) and Leader of the Official Opposition Thomas Mulcair at the cenotaph during the Remembrance Day service in Toronto on Monday, November 11, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Chris Young).
Margaret Delmore (left), the ceremonial Memorial Cross Mother, sits next to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford at the cenotaph during the Remembrance Day service in Toronto on Monday, November 11, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Chris Young)
Margaret Delmore (left), the ceremonial Memorial Cross Mother, sits next to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford at the cenotaph during the Remembrance Day service in Toronto on Monday, November 11, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Chris Young).
Memorial Cross recipient Priscilla Blake, and her son Tie head to lay a wreath at Remembrance Day cermonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Her husband, Petty Officer (second class) Craig Blake, a navy clearance diver was killed by by an explosive device in Afghanistan in 2010. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan)
Memorial Cross recipient Priscilla Blake, and her son Tie head to lay a wreath at Remembrance Day cermonies at the Grand Parade in Halifax on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Her husband, Petty Officer (second class) Craig Blake, a navy clearance diver was killed by by an explosive device in Afghanistan in 2010. (The Canadian Press/Andrew Vaughan).
President Barack Obama positions a commemorative wreath during a ceremony on Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama positions a commemorative wreath during a ceremony on Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images). Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Members of the military color guard stands at attention before a ceremony where U.S. President Barack Obama will lay a commemorative wreath for Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Members of the military color guard stands at attention before a ceremony where U.S. President Barack Obama will lay a commemorative wreath for Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images). Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Richard Overton (C), 107 years-old, who is believed to be America’s oldest living veteran is acknowledged by U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony to honor veterans at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
Richard Overton (C), 107 years-old, who is believed to be America’s oldest living veteran is acknowledged by U.S. President Barack Obama during a ceremony to honor veterans at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images). Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images
Cyril Bullard retired from the United States Army plays the trumpet during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Coconut Grove Bahamian cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Coconut Grove, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Cyril Bullard retired from the United States Army plays the trumpet during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Coconut Grove Bahamian cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Coconut Grove, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images). Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Military veterans salute during a Veterans Day ceremony held in the Grove Bahamian Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Coconut Grove, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Military veterans salute during a Veterans Day ceremony held in the Grove Bahamian Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Coconut Grove, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images).
The Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip attends the Last Post ceremony, a commemoration of World War I (1914-1918), commonly known as Remembrance Day, at the Menenport, in Ieper (Ypres), on November 11, 2013. (AFP/Getty Images)
The Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip attends the Last Post ceremony, a commemoration of World War I (1914-1918), commonly known as Remembrance Day, at the Menenport, in Ieper (Ypres), on November 11, 2013. (AFP/Getty Images). KURT DESPLENTER/AFP/Getty Images


Video: Armistice Day commemorated across Europe

Montreal remembrance day rose
A rose marks a grave at the National Field of Honour Sunday, November 10, 2013 in Montreal. (The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Locals line the street as members of the armed forces and veterans march during a Remembrance Day on November 10, 2013 in Bristol, England. People across the UK gathered to pay tribute to service personnel who have died in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts, as part of the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremonies. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
Locals line the street as members of the armed forces and veterans march during a Remembrance Day on November 10, 2013 in Bristol, England. People across the UK gathered to pay tribute to service personnel who have died in the two World Wars and subsequent conflicts, as part of the annual Remembrance Sunday ceremonies. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images). Matt Cardy/Getty Images
A war veteran pays tribute at the Cenotaph during the Rememberance Day Service held at the Cenotaph, Martin Place on November 11, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
A war veteran pays tribute at the Cenotaph during the Rememberance Day Service held at the Cenotaph, Martin Place on November 11, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images). Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
People gather to pay tribute at the Cenotaph during the Rememberance Day Service held at the Cenotaph, Martin Place on November 11, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
People gather to pay tribute at the Cenotaph during the Rememberance Day Service held at the Cenotaph, Martin Place on November 11, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images). Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
English cricketers, Joe Root, Michael Carberry and Tim Bresnan attend the Rememberance Day Service held at the Cenotaph, Martin Place on November 11, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)
English cricketers, Joe Root, Michael Carberry and Tim Bresnan attend the Rememberance Day Service held at the Cenotaph, Martin Place on November 11, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Brendon Thorne/Getty Images). Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
An US officer carries a wreath ahead of the Remembrance Day ceremony marking the anniversary of the end of WWI at the French Soldiers Cemetery in Belgrade on November 11, 2013. (Andrej Isakovic/Getty Images)
An US officer carries a wreath ahead of the Remembrance Day ceremony marking the anniversary of the end of WWI at the French Soldiers Cemetery in Belgrade on November 11, 2013. (Andrej Isakovic/Getty Images). ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
A Serbian Army soldier stands at attention in front of a monument on November 11, 2013 during a Remembrance Day ceremony, marking the 99th anniversary of the end of World War I at the French Soldiers Cemetery in Belgrade. (Andrej Isakovic/Getty Images
A Serbian Army soldier stands at attention in front of a monument on November 11, 2013 during a Remembrance Day ceremony, marking the 99th anniversary of the end of World War I at the French Soldiers Cemetery in Belgrade. (Andrej Isakovic/Getty Images. ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
A French officer stands at attention in front of a French flag on November 11, 2013 during a Remembrance Day ceremony, marking the 99th anniversary of the end of World War I at the French Soldiers Cemetery in Belgrade. (Andrej Isakovic/Getty Images)
A French officer stands at attention in front of a French flag on November 11, 2013 during a Remembrance Day ceremony, marking the 99th anniversary of the end of World War I at the French Soldiers Cemetery in Belgrade. (Andrej Isakovic/Getty Images). ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
US Air Force soldiers hold French and US flags as they attend the Remembrance Day ceremony at The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial of Marnes-la-Coquette, east of Paris, on November 11, 2013. (Thomas Samson/Getty Images)
US Air Force soldiers hold French and US flags as they attend the Remembrance Day ceremony at The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial of Marnes-la-Coquette, east of Paris, on November 11, 2013. (Thomas Samson/Getty Images). THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images
Members of the Royal Navy form an honour guard as brokers and underwriters line the balconies and escalators of the Lloyd’s of London building during a service on November 11, 2013 in London, England. The annual Armistice Day service honours those who have lost their lives during times of war. The service at Lloyd’s is observed with the ringing of the Lutine Bell, the laying of wreaths before the Book of Remembrance and a two minute silence. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
Members of the Royal Navy form an honour guard as brokers and underwriters line the balconies and escalators of the Lloyd’s of London building during a service on November 11, 2013 in London, England. The annual Armistice Day service honours those who have lost their lives during times of war. The service at Lloyd’s is observed with the ringing of the Lutine Bell, the laying of wreaths before the Book of Remembrance and a two minute silence. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images). Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images
Brokers and underwriters line the balconies and escalators of the Lloyd’s of London building as a choir sings during a service on November 11, 2013 in London, England. The annual Armistice Day service honours those who have lost their lives during times of war. The service at Lloyd’s is observed with the ringing of the Lutine Bell, the laying of wreaths before the Book of Remembrance and a two minute silence. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
Brokers and underwriters line the balconies and escalators of the Lloyd’s of London building as a choir sings during a service on November 11, 2013 in London, England. The annual Armistice Day service honours those who have lost their lives during times of war. The service at Lloyd’s is observed with the ringing of the Lutine Bell, the laying of wreaths before the Book of Remembrance and a two minute silence. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images). Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images
Prime Minister David Cameron lays a wreath on the Cenotaph during the annual Remembrance Day service on Whitehall on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
Prime Minister David Cameron lays a wreath on the Cenotaph during the annual Remembrance Day service on Whitehall on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images). Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge walks back to his place after laying a wreath on the Cenotaph during the annual Remembrance Day service on Whitehall on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge walks back to his place after laying a wreath on the Cenotaph during the annual Remembrance Day service on Whitehall on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images). Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images
Members of the Armed Forces march after the Remembrance Day ceremony on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
Members of the Armed Forces march after the Remembrance Day ceremony on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images). Bethany Clarke/Getty Images
Members of the Armed Forces march after the Rememberance Day ceremony on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
Members of the Armed Forces march after the Rememberance Day ceremony on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images). Bethany Clarke/Getty Images
Members of the Armed Forces and war veterans gather at Horse Guards Parade bafore the Rememberance Day ceremony on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
Members of the Armed Forces and war veterans gather at Horse Guards Parade bafore the Rememberance Day ceremony on November 10, 2013 in London, United Kingdom. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images). Bethany Clarke/Getty Images
Members of the Armed Forces and war veterans gather at Horse Guards Parade bafore the Rememberance Day ceremony on November 10, 2013 in London, England. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
Members of the Armed Forces and war veterans gather at Horse Guards Parade bafore the Rememberance Day ceremony on November 10, 2013 in London, England. (Bethany Clarke/Getty Images). Bethany Clarke/Getty Images
An Ivorian World War II veteran leaves a monument in memory of WWI and WWII soldiers on November 11, 2013 in Abidjan after the Armistice Day ceremonies marking the end of World War I (Sia Kambou/Getty Images)
An Ivorian World War II veteran leaves a monument in memory of WWI and WWII soldiers on November 11, 2013 in Abidjan after the Armistice Day ceremonies marking the end of World War I (Sia Kambou/Getty Images). SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images
Ivorian World War II veterans pose in front of a monument in memory of WWI and WWII soldiers on November 11, 2013 in Abidjan during the Armistice Day ceremonies marking the end of World War I. (Sia Kambou/Getty Images)
Ivorian World War II veterans pose in front of a monument in memory of WWI and WWII soldiers on November 11, 2013 in Abidjan during the Armistice Day ceremonies marking the end of World War I. (Sia Kambou/Getty Images). SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images
Lucas Payne, 15, left, and Marcus Bartlett, 15, members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 1053, stand next to Kaelyn Phillips, 15, and William Halstedt, 18, members of Venture Crew Group 9053, as Dorothy Gray, 14, member of Venture Crew Group 9053, throws a flag into the fire during a flag retirement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in front of the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum in Muskegon, Mich. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb)
Lucas Payne, 15, left, and Marcus Bartlett, 15, members of Boy Scouts of America Troop 1053, stand next to Kaelyn Phillips, 15, and William Halstedt, 18, members of Venture Crew Group 9053, as Dorothy Gray, 14, member of Venture Crew Group 9053, throws a flag into the fire during a flag retirement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in front of the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum in Muskegon, Mich. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb). AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb
A flag is burned during a flag retirement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in front of the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum in Muskegon, Mich. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb)
A flag is burned during a flag retirement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in front of the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum in Muskegon, Mich. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb). AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb
Marine Corps veteran Jim Brown, 83, (right) who served in Vietnam and Korea helps D-Day Veteran Howard Mills, 91, to the stage for special recognition during a Veteran’s Day ceremony organized by Forever Young Senior Veteran Wish at Collierville Town Square in Collierville, Tenn. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber)
Marine Corps veteran Jim Brown, 83, (right) who served in Vietnam and Korea helps D-Day Veteran Howard Mills, 91, to the stage for special recognition during a Veteran’s Day ceremony organized by Forever Young Senior Veteran Wish at Collierville Town Square in Collierville, Tenn. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber). AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber
A young First Nations boy stands at the Victory Square Cenotaph as a colour party including veterans hold flags during a National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony in Vancouver, on Friday November 8, 2013. The ceremony is held to remember Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit men and women who served in the Canadian Forces. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyckber)
A young First Nations boy stands at the Victory Square Cenotaph as a colour party including veterans hold flags during a National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony in Vancouver, on Friday November 8, 2013. The ceremony is held to remember Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit men and women who served in the Canadian Forces. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyckber). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Robert Bonner, of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation in Nelson House, Man., is shrouded in smoke from burning sweetgrass while marching to a National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony at the Victory Square Cenotaph in Vancouver, on Friday November 8, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyckber)
Robert Bonner, of the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation in Nelson House, Man., is shrouded in smoke from burning sweetgrass while marching to a National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony at the Victory Square Cenotaph in Vancouver, on Friday November 8, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyckber). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Veterans gather at the Victory Square Cenotaph for a National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday November 8, 2013. The ceremony is held to remember Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit men and women who served in the Canadian Forces. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyckber)
Veterans gather at the Victory Square Cenotaph for a National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday November 8, 2013. The ceremony is held to remember Aboriginal, Metis and Inuit men and women who served in the Canadian Forces. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyckber). THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Korean War veteran Allen Derouin, 77, of the Ojibwe First Nation in Hudson, Ont., who served with the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, attends a National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony at the Victory Square Cenotaph in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday November 8, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyckber)
Korean War veteran Allen Derouin, 77, of the Ojibwe First Nation in Hudson, Ont., who served with the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, attends a National Aboriginal Veterans Day ceremony at the Victory Square Cenotaph in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday November 8, 2013. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyckber). Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press
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