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Could World War One have been avoided?

It was a bullet in Bosnia that sent the world to war. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to Austro-Hungarian throne was shot to death by a Bosnian Serb nationalist while he visited Sarajevo. It set off a series of miscalculations and ultimatums that led to a global conflict which would claim almost 20 million lives. But could it all have been avoided? Guests Mesut Uyar Turkish military historian Sean McMeekin WWI historian and author of ‘The Ottoman Endgame’ Annika Mombauer History lecturer and author of ‘The Origins of the First World War’

How did the end of World War One pave the way for the rise of fascism?

How did the end of World War One pave the way for the rise of fascism?

Was World War One responsible for the rise of fascism?

Was World War One responsible for the rise of fascism?

Did the collapse of the Ottoman Empire destabilise the Middle East?

Did the collapse of the Ottoman Empire destabilise the Middle East?

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Turkey Independence: Turkey marks centenary of independence day

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Day symbolises unity and solidarity amongst African nations

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Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu makes landmark visit to Israel

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Conflict enters fourth month as Russia targets eastern regions

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Minimal rains in Somalia trigger drought, over four million people affected

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OXFAM: Surging food, energy prices strenghten global inequality

Conflict enters fourth month as Russia targets eastern regions

Conflict enters fourth month as Russia targets eastern regions

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19 children, two teachers killed in Texas elementary school shooting

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Trump faces litmus test as southern states hold primaries

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Quad convenes for united front against China

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Voters in southern states go to polls for US primary elections

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Thousands of Ukrainians continue to flee Russian attacks

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