Queen Elizabeth visits London's WWI poppy garden
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the Tower of London on Thursday October 16, where they saw the ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ installation, which marks the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War.
Organisers say 888,246 ceramic poppies will be planted by Armistice Day (November 11), each one representing a British or Colonial death during the conflict.
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The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich former Soviet republic with Afghanistan.