site.news_by_theme World War I
US President Barack Obama described the World War I massacre of Armenians as "terrible carnage" but avoided the term genocide.
French President called on Turkey to take new steps towards the "truth" behind the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying "it is time to break the taboos".
Turkish President has invited his Armenian counterpart, Serzh Sarkisian, to attend commemoration ceremonies in Turkey marking the 100th anniversary of the World War I.
It is past dusk when Wilhelm II uncorks the sparkling wine for his top army brass on August 1, 1914.
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.