World War I

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Name: World War I
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 7 mins ago - 7 reports

Erdogan Issues Statement on ‘Events of 1915’

ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a statement today “on the events of 1915,” a day before the 99 th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.Prime Minister Erdogan (Photo by Nanore Barsoumian, The Armenian Weekly)The ... [Published Armenian Weekly - 7 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 2 reports

Turkish PM Erdoğan stresses 'shared pain' in statement on Armenian issue

:38GMT | 17:38 Local TimePrime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has highlighted the "shared pain" endured during the 1915 events in a historic statement April 23 on the Armenian issue, expressing condolences on behalf of the Turkish state to the grandchildren ... [Published News.Az - 59 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Roll of honour for Margaret River war veterans

The original artefact, crafted in 1919, went missing a few years ago. The roll displayed the names of locals enlisted in World War I. It also included munition ... ... [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Munition, World War I
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

First World War officer's death frozen in time when his watch stopped the moment German mine exploded

The mud-encrusted timepiece stopped at 8pm on December 1915, the exact moment Harold Llewellyn Twite was killed in actionThe 36-year-old was blown up by a German mine in Northern FranceHis comrades sent belongings, covered in the mud where he'd died, ... [Published Mail Online UK - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

22.04 - Innocent landscape or coded message? Artists under suspicion in the First World War - CAMBRIDGE

During the First World War artists were widely believed to be spies and, around much of the country, painting became illegal. Re by art historian and broadcaster Dr James Fox reveals how deeply artists were affected, not just by the government's ban but ... [Published MyScience - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Naval expert to explain SPC role in WW1

The Ben my Chree pioneer aircraft carrierBritish naval warfare expert Eric Grove will visit the Island next month to explain what role the Steam Packet played in the First World War.Professor Grove will give a lecture at the Manx Museum as part of the ... [Published Energy FM - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Top Secret WW1 files go online

National Archives has made top secret MI5 files from the First World War available online as part of the First World War 100 programme.Over 150 top secret MI5 files of organisations and individuals involved in espionage or under surveillance during the ... [Published Information World Review - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

A History of the First World War in 100 moments Medals for the nurses dubbed the mad Englishwomen of Belgium

Thousands of nurses flocked to the Western Front in the early months of the war. Few were so unorthodox, or had such dramatic impact, as Elsie Knocker and Mairi Chisholm. Andy McSmith examines the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 4 reports

Why is Canada botching the Great War centenary

The Globe and Mail Monday 21st April, 2014The centenary of the outbreak of the First World War will be marked all across the world in August. For the next 4 1/2 years, there will be memorials to the dead, celebrations of victories, lamentations at defeats, ... [Published Canada Standard - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Gun salute marks Queen's 88th birthday

A 41-gun royal salute was fired in Green Park in London as well as a 62 gun-salute at the Tower of London to celebrate HM Queen Elizabeth II's birthday Traditional gun salutes have taken place to mark HM Queen Elizabeth II's She will be spending the day ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

A History of the First World War in 100 moments: Medals for the nurses dubbed the 'mad Englishwomen' of...

Albert, King of the Belgians, was a conscientious monarch who continued with his ceremonial duties in a villa in the little seaside resort of De Panne, near the French border, after the German advance had forced him to abandon Brussels. One of the more ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Tamworth villagers visit France to commemorate Great War

Comments (0)VILLAGERS near Tamworth visited northern France in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I.Elford residents were welcomed into Awoingt to form overseas bonds after children at The Howard Primary School began contacting pupils ... [Published Tamworth Herald.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
Entities: World War I, France, Skype

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"And it is with this hope and belief that we wish that the Armenians who lost their lives in the context of the early 20th century rest in peace, and we convey our condolences to their grandchildren" he added
Erdogan defined the incident of the First World War as a " shared pain" and urged people to consider "this painful period of history through a perspective of just memory."
"The crosses are to be placed on overseas war graves and memorials where Australian service men and women are buried" the director of the Australian War Memorial, Brendan Nelson, said
"Using the events of 1915 as an excuse for hostility against Turkey and turning this issue into a matter of political conflict is inadmissible" he added

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Erdogan Issues Statement on ‘Events of 1915’ [Published Armenian Weekly - 7 mins ago]
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan offers condolenc... [Published Deutsche Welle - 9 mins ago]
Tourist attraction in Diksmuide, Belgium: the T... [Published Toronto Star Online - 15 mins ago]
Defense Minister of Lithuania pays tribute to v... [Published Armenpress - 17 mins ago]
Hughes keynotes symposium [Published Maryville Daily Forum - 18 mins ago]
Turkish PM conveys condolences over mass killin... [Published China.org.cn - 26 mins ago]
Bravery cost teen soldier his legs [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 28 mins ago]
War Memorial to mark WWI centenary by placing m... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 29 mins ago]
Tribute to the fallen of two wars [Published Malvern Gazette - 31 mins ago]
First community archive project delves into 150... [Published City Of York Council - 36 mins ago]
Turkey's Erdogan offers condolences to Armenians [Published World Bulletin - 44 mins ago]
Experience the WWI Centenary With Commemorative... [Published PRWeb - 44 mins ago]
Turkey's Erdogan Offers Condolences Over WWI Ki... [Published Radio Free Europe - 47 mins ago]
Turkey's Erdogan calls WWI massacre of Armenian... [Published NOW News - 52 mins ago]
Turkey PM offers unprecedented condolences to A... [Published Albawaba - 54 mins ago]
Anzace eve peace vigil will raise awareness of ... [Published Melbourne Age - 55 mins ago]
Canberra 2014 Anzac Day order of march and serv... [Published Melbourne Age - 55 mins ago]
Duntroon: The class of 2014 [Published Melbourne Age - 55 mins ago]
Turkish PM Erdoğan stresses 'shared pain' in st... [Published News.Az - 59 mins ago]
Roll of honour for Margaret River war veterans [Published Big News Network - 1 hour ago]
Turkey's Erdogan offers unexpected condolences ... [Published TrustMedia - 1 hour ago]
Duntroon: The class of 1914 [Published Brisbane Times - 1 hour ago]
Wiesbaden recognizes families of fallen soldier... [Published Stars and Stripes - 1 hour ago]
First World War officer's death frozen in time ... [Published Mail Online UK - 1 hour ago]
Urgent Erdogan offer condelences over mass kill... [Published The New Age Online - 1 hour ago]
Victoria Cross talk helps Yetminster hall take ... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - 1 hour ago]
Dead Man's Penny a memorial to those who died d... [Published Maitland Mercury - 1 hour ago]
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Crowdsourcing WWI [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - 7 hours ago]
This is an interesting project: One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, the British National Archive has launched an ambitious project to sift through and classify its vast trove of records from that world-spanning conflict. It’s ...
Liberal Democrats: In Government But Unlikely T... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 22 2014]
The Liberal Democrats, Britain’s third party in terms of seats in the House of Commons, haven’t fared well since entering the coalition government in 2010. The party's poll ratings plummeted over the university fees policy – they had campaigned against ...
No restraining order against Uber and Lyft [Published Off the Kuff - Apr 22 2014]
The ridesharing services in Houston and San Antonio can continue to operate , at least for now. A federal judge Monday declined to issue a temporary restraining order sought by Houston and San Antonio cab companies hoping to block ride-sharing services ...
"Why A Global Wealth Tax Would Help To Address ... [Published Social Europe Journal - Apr 22 2014]
Thomas Piketty The issue of inequality is one of the most salient in global politics.  Thomas Piketty   writes on the economic forces which have impacted upon inequality since the end of the First World War. He argues that with disparities in income ...
Syria’s Assad regime accused of using First Wor... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 22 2014]
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is investigating whether the Assad regime used chlorine gas — a toxic chemical employed in the First World War — on areas of Syria controlled by rebel forces. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday officials were trying ...
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All Deserts Look Alike [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
The Unknown Soldiers [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 02 2014]
Nature PastCast: March 1918 [Published Nature Podcast - Mar 19 2014]
This Week in Barron's, Mar. 10, 2014 [Published This Week in Barron's - Mar 08 2014]
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PRESS INFORMATION: EU leaders to commemorate Wo... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Mar 10 2014]
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