Bangalore, June 6: World War II veterans, world leaders and re-enactors gathered this week on the beaches of France for events commemorating the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
June 6th marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day and "Operation Overlord", a vast military operation by Allied forces in Normandy, which turned the tide of World War II, eventually leading to the liberation of occupied France and the end of the war against Nazi Germany.
Meanwhile, RCMP officers in Moncton combed the streets in search of a man suspected of killing three officers in the deadliest attack on their ranks in nearly a decade. The suspect, 24-year-old Justin Bourque, was armed with high-powered long firearms.
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World War II veterans commomerate 70th D-Day anniversary
U.S WW II veterans of 82nd and 101st airborne division, salute as the national anthems are played during a ceremony in homage at paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st airborne division, in Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France, as part of the commemoration of the 70th D-Day anniversary.
When Putin met Hollande
French President Francois Hollande welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin on his arrival at the Elysee Palace in Paris.
Man kills three officers in Moncton
Police attend a roadblock on a street in Moncton, New Brunswick. RCMP officers combed the streets and woods in search of a man suspected of killing three officers.
Hollande poses with the Queen
French President Francois Hollande poses for a photo with Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her husband, Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France.
Sealed with a kiss
93 year old U.S WW II veteran Jim Martin of the 101st Airborne, is kissed by an unidentified woman after he completed a tandem parachute jump onto Utah Beach, western France.
I have Ferrari on my mind
Kim Reimer, from Tallahassee wears a Ferrari car hat at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. The Canadian Grand Prix will be held Sunday, June 8.
FIFA President with World Cup
FIFA President Sepp Blatter stands near the World Cup trophy after a press conference, where he talked about the organization and infrastructure of the upcoming World Cup, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.