Oppenheim (Germany)

Type: City
Name: Oppenheim (Germany)
Country: Germany
Latitude: 49.858101
Longitude: 8.36778
population: 6,666
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Summary of the WHO Conference on Health and Climate | 27-29 August 2014 | Geneva, Switzerland

The World Health Organization (WHO) Conference on Health and Climate took place at WHO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland from 27-29 August 2014. It was attended by 360 participants, including health and environment ministers of WHO member states, ... [Published IISD - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Germany’s grand WW1 jihad experiment: Plot to recruit Muslim PoWs to the war effort involved luxurious camps, but ultimately failed

If history is dictated by the concerns of the -historian’s day, then it’s surprising more of us haven’t heard the story of the Halbmondlager, or “Half Moon Camp”, a small First World War prisoner-of-war camp in Zossen, near Berlin. It was like no other ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

History is written by the victors: Why Britain started the Great War

AbstractAt first almost unnoticed after 1850, then with significant intensity after the onset of the Great Depression of 1873 in Britain, the sun began to set on the British Empire. By the end of the 19th Century, though the City of London remained undisputed ... [Published Sott.net - Aug 08 2014]

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...‘barbarous Hun’? Allan Levine: How would the world look today if World War I had never happened? ‘Canada forged in the fires of First World War ": Stephen Harper marks anniversary of historic conflict "
Laffan suggested a British strategy to sabotage the Berlin-Baghdad link. "A glance at the map of the world will show how the chain of States stretched from Berlin to Baghdad. The German Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Bulgaria, Turkey. One little strip of territory alone blocked the way and prevented the two ends of the chain from being linked together. That little strip was Serbia. Serbia stood small but defiant between Germany and the great ports of Constantinople and Salonika, holding the Gate of the East... Serbia was really the first line of defense of our eastern possessions. If she were crushed or enticed into the 'Berlin-Baghdad' system, then our vast but slightly defended empire would soon have felt the shock of Germany's eastward thrust. " (emphasis added -

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