Winner of the World Press Photo 2016  photographer Burhan Ozbilici (right) and Lars Boering  of the World Press Photo Foundation during the announcement in Amsterdam on Monday. Photograph:   Jeroen Jumelet/EPA

The decision by the World Press Photo jury to award their main prize to an image of the murder of Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in an Ankara art ga(...)

Prince Albert of Britain sharing a carriage with Alexander, Crown Prince of Serbia, in  London in 1916. Two years earlier Serbia’s dispute with Austria over the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo led to the outbreak of the first World War. Photograph: PA Wire

The hopes of a peaceful settlement of the dispute between Austria and Servia, which many optimists entertained at the commencement of the week, wer(...)

“One day the great European War will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans.” – Otto von Bismarck (1888)The events that trigger change i(...)