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  8/4/2014, Av 8, 5774

World Leaders Commemorate 100 Years Since Outbreak of WWI


World leaders leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, a small Balkans conflict that went global with the German invasion of neutral Belgium in August 1914.

In the Pacific, Prime Ministers Tony Abbott of Australia and John Key of New Zealand paid tribute to the tens of thousands of their countries' soldiers who died far from home, ahead of ceremonies in Belgium and Britain.