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Putin visits Slovenia

Putin attended the centenary commemoration of a Russian wooden chapel in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Saturday, July 30, 2016.

Putin attended the centenary commemoration of a Russian wooden chapel in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, Saturday, July 30, 2016.

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And also... 'Ryanaldo,' a wild boar and much more

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which may not have reached the international headlines Soaring to new…

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which may not have reached the international headlines Soaring to new…

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Soldiers on the streets to mark one of WW1's deadliest battles

Actors dressed as World War I British troops appeared in London and public spaces across the UK on Friday (July 1, 2016) to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the conflict’s most devastating…

Actors dressed as World War I British troops appeared in London and public spaces across the UK on Friday (July 1, 2016) to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the conflict’s most devastating…

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France and Germany mark Verdun battle centenary

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are marking the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun.

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are marking the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun.

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Thousands turn out across Australia and NZ to mark ANZAC Day

Tens of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have attended dawn services to mark ANZAC Day. In the Australian capital, Canberra, about 55,000

Tens of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have attended dawn services to mark ANZAC Day. In the Australian capital, Canberra, about 55,000

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Armenian massacres of 1915: the Turkish viewpoint

This article sets out how Turks generally view the context, events and implications of the massacres of ethnic Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire

This article sets out how Turks generally view the context, events and implications of the massacres of ethnic Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire

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Armenian massacres of 1915: the Armenian viewpoint

This article sets out how Armenians generally view the context, events and implications of the massacres of ethnic Armenians living in the Ottoman

This article sets out how Armenians generally view the context, events and implications of the massacres of ethnic Armenians living in the Ottoman

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"Theeb" a story of survival in the Jordanian desert

The first feature film by Naji Abu Nowar is an adventure film. It is a story of revenge and survival in the Jordanian desert. The action revolves

The first feature film by Naji Abu Nowar is an adventure film. It is a story of revenge and survival in the Jordanian desert. The action revolves

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Terence Davies casts former model in 'Sunset Song'

Adapted from the classic novel of the same name by Scottish author Lewis Grassic Gibbon, ‘Sunset Song’ is the story of a farming family in rural

Adapted from the classic novel of the same name by Scottish author Lewis Grassic Gibbon, ‘Sunset Song’ is the story of a farming family in rural

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Millions fall silent to mark Armistice Day

Millions of people across Europe and the world have taken part in Armistice Day commemorations. In the French capital, President Francois Hollande

Millions of people across Europe and the world have taken part in Armistice Day commemorations. In the French capital, President Francois Hollande

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November 11: Lest We Forget

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War One, also known as the Great War, ended. On this morning in a railroad car

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War One, also known as the Great War, ended. On this morning in a railroad car

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How Remembrance Day poppy pins came to be

In the UK and Canada many wear red poppies on their jackets and clothing to commemorate Remembrance Day. Why do members of the public do this an how did the tradition start?

In the UK and Canada many wear red poppies on their jackets and clothing to commemorate Remembrance Day. Why do members of the public do this an how did the tradition start?

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Ceremony in Turkey marks 100 years since Gallipoli August offensive

A ceremony attended by the Australian Governor General Peter Cosgrove has been held in Turkey to mark the 100th anniversary of the August offensive

A ceremony attended by the Australian Governor General Peter Cosgrove has been held in Turkey to mark the 100th anniversary of the August offensive

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"Moments of Life": memoirs of a WW1 Italian General

After 80 years the World War One memoirs of Italian General Francesco Paolo Ronco have been published. Ronco was a lieutenant when he was captured by

After 80 years the World War One memoirs of Italian General Francesco Paolo Ronco have been published. Ronco was a lieutenant when he was captured by

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Gallipoli centenary

Britain’s Prince Charles and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan watch a display of music and pageantry on the Gallipoli peninsula, during a memorial

Britain’s Prince Charles and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan watch a display of music and pageantry on the Gallipoli peninsula, during a memorial

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Friendship and reconciliation replace conflict at Gallipoli centenary

A century on, reconciliation and friendship replaced conflict at Gallipoli in Turkey – the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of the First World

A century on, reconciliation and friendship replaced conflict at Gallipoli in Turkey – the scene of one of the bloodiest battles of the First World

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'Turkey shares your pain', Erdogan tells Istanbul Armenians

The Armenian community in Istanbul commemorated the 1915 mass killings of their ancestors by Ottoman Turks at a religious memorial service, stressing reconciliation and avoiding the term "genocide".

The Armenian community in Istanbul commemorated the 1915 mass killings of their ancestors by Ottoman Turks at a religious memorial service, stressing reconciliation and avoiding the term "genocide".

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Gallipoli still teaching us brutality of war

A poem in Turkish on a Gallipoli hillside tells the traveller to ‘behold a place where an age went down… Listen to the silence where a nation’s heart

A poem in Turkish on a Gallipoli hillside tells the traveller to ‘behold a place where an age went down… Listen to the silence where a nation’s heart

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Grim centenary of first ever chemical weapons attack

It is the most solemn of centenaries….exactly 100 years since the first large-scale use of chemical weapons. Victims from World War One were

It is the most solemn of centenaries….exactly 100 years since the first large-scale use of chemical weapons. Victims from World War One were

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Remembering Gallipoli, the grinding WWI battle to take the Dardanelles

Soldiers’ descendants have come to commemorate the British allied forces in WWI landing in Gallipoli, Turkey, 100 years ago. The 25th April is known

Soldiers’ descendants have come to commemorate the British allied forces in WWI landing in Gallipoli, Turkey, 100 years ago. The 25th April is known

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Turkish PM offers his 'deep respect' to Ottoman Armenians

The prime minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu has offered his deep respect to Ottoman Armenians who lost their lives during what he described as “the

The prime minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu has offered his deep respect to Ottoman Armenians who lost their lives during what he described as “the