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South African soldier reburied with white WWI comrades in France

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 23:28

A black South African soldier who died nearly a century ago during World War I was on Sunday reburied alongside 600 of his white compatriots at the South African war memorial in northern France.

Bosnia marks 100 years since killing that sparked WWI

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:28

Sarajevo on Saturday was to mark 100 years since the assassination that sparked World War I, an act that still deeply divides the people of the Balkans over the legacy of that fateful day.

On centenary of WWI assassination, the past still haunts Sarajevo

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 16:04

Two concerts in two Bosnian cities will mark the 100th anniversary on Saturday of the Sarajevo assassination that lit the fuse for World War One, in a divided country where the past still haunts the present.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan offers condolences over mass WWI killings of Armenians

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 18:30

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday offered condolences to the descendants of the victims of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman troops during World War I.

French, German presidents to jointly mark WWI centenary

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 17:37

German President Joachim Gauck and his French counterpart Francois Hollande will commemorate the victims of World War I together on August 3 in eastern France, the German president`s office said Friday.

Germany urges Britain not to commemorate WWI 100th anniversary

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 15:47

Germany has urged Britain not to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

European leaders, royalty remember end of WWI

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 08:47

Politicians and royalty observed a moment of silence at tombs across Europe Sunday to commemorate the end of fighting in World War I.

Hitler lived in Liverpool for 5 months before WWI

Last Updated: Saturday, November 26, 2011, 12:06

Adolf Hitler stayed in Liverpool in a flat which was destroyed by Luftwaffe bombers in the WWII 30 years later.

Last WWI veteran laid to rest in military funeral

Last Updated: Friday, May 20, 2011, 14:30

British-born Claude Choules died this month in a Perth nursing home.

Armenians stage anti-Turkish rally on WWI `genocide`

Last Updated: Sunday, April 24, 2011, 09:31

The protest attracted hordes of youths who marched with candles.

`Germans demonised Scottish, Sikhs as barbarians`

Last Updated: Monday, August 23, 2010, 15:49

A military historian unearths German propaganda postcard of First World War.