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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Italy: An 8-day tour in Dolomites to mark the start of World War I

    Italy: An 8-day tour in Dolomites to mark the start of World War I
    To commemorate the centennial of the beginning of World War I, Dolomite Mountains Ltd. will lead eight-day tours exploring the via ferrata, or iron path,  the network of lines and metal ladders built to aid soldiers as they fought in and around the...
  • 'War Requiem': Classical act of defiance in the name of peace

    'War Requiem': Classical act of defiance in the name of peace
    Can a serious, lengthy, topical piece of contemporary music make an impact beyond the classical music scene and possibly change the world a little bit in doing so? That's what happened with Benjamin Britten's unorthodox "War Requiem," which scored an...
  • Is Europe headed for divorce?

     Is Europe headed for divorce?
    Now that the German elections are over, Germany and France will launch a great initiative to save the European project. Marking the centennial of 1914 and World War I, this will contrast favorably with the weak and confused leadership under which Europe...
  • Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer

    Review: 'Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley' recalls a trailblazer
    "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley," in which the former directs a film about the latter, premieres Monday on HBO. It is an homage and a celebration, with something of a high-class homemade feel. The first black female comic to make it in the...
  • Doris Lessing dies at 94; British novelist of the 'female experience'

    Doris Lessing dies at 94; British novelist of the 'female experience'
    When Doris Lessing learned she had been chosen as the 2007 Nobel laureate in literature, her response was something less than joyous. "I can't say I'm overwhelmed with surprise," she told reporters outside her London home as she emerged from a cab...
  • Doris Lessing remembered: Provocative, blunt, unforgettable

    Doris Lessing remembered: Provocative, blunt, unforgettable
    There’s a tidbit deep in the Times archive that reminds us of just what a brilliant artist and provocateur Doris Lessing could be. Lessing died Sunday at the age of 94. Back in 1984, she was already one of England’s most celebrated...
  • Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks

    Frustration, not progress, behind date for Syria peace talks
    Syrian President Bashar Assad and backers of the rebel forces fighting to oust him on Monday disputed weekend reports of an agreement to convene peace talks in Geneva next month to negotiate an end to the protracted civil war. It remained unclear...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    WASHINGTON — In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago....
  • Albania asked to host destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal

     Albania asked to host destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal
    WASHINGTON — For years, when the United States has needed to hand off a dirty diplomatic chore, one obscure nation has reliably raised its hand: Albania. A poor sliver of a country clinging to the edge of Europe, Albania took in ethnic Uighur...
  • Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend

    Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend
    Many Americans will be sleeping an extra hour when Daylight Saving Time ends — at 2 a.m. Sunday, to be exact. Even with the extra time to snooze, fewer people are fans of the clock-changing ritual. According to a recent Rasmussen Reports survey,...
  • In 'The Great War,' Joe Sacco unfolds the art of war

    In 'The Great War,' Joe Sacco unfolds the art of war
    For Joe Sacco, the decision to do "The Great War" (W.W. Norton: boxed, unpaged, $35) grew out of a kind of dare. The idea — to create a panoramic drawing of the Western Front, and more specifically, the first day of the Battle of the Somme —...