World War One
WWI told from the Eastern European perspective
At the end of World War One, new states were founded as old empires toppled. Old neighbors feuded over new ideologies, resulting in the rise of communism and the drawing of unstable borders. The impact is still being felt a hundred years on.
WWI and its impact on Turkey and the Arab World
The changes brought by the end of World War One were perhaps more strongly felt in the Middle East than anywhere else in the world. The resulting arbitrary borders, lack of democratic structures and mistrust of the West meant a peace to end all peace.
The end of World War One and its aftermath in Europe
The end of World War One changed the world order, as revolutions toppled empires across Europe and new borders were drawn across the world. The losers, forced to pay reparations, faced poverty that created conditions for a second, equally terrible, war.
World War One as seen from the African perspective
More than two million Africans, civilians and soldiers alike, were killed in World War One. In Europe and in Africa itself, thousands of Africans were forced into service for their colonial masters. The consequences are still in evidence today.
UK unites for Armistice Day remembrance
People across the United Kingdom remember the 99th anniversary of the end of World War One.