A two-day programme of commemorations is planned in Maubeuge to mark the siege of the French town by German troops in 1914.
New Zealand has held commemorations to mark the occupation of Samoa at the start of the First World War.
The spread of the First World War to East Africa has been remembered with a series of Centenary events in Kenya.
Wills left by British soldiers killed in the First World War have been viewed more than a million times since being put online by the UK Government in August 2013.
The Royal Canadian Navy has marked 100 years of service in submarines which began within hours of Canada entering the First World War.
Tributes have been paid to First World War holders of the Victoria Cross at ceremonies to mark the laying of the first commemorative paving stones in their honour.
Germany inflicted a humiliating defeat on Russia at the Battle of Tannenberg, fought between August 26th-30th 2014.
Journalist Pat Sweet offers her personal view of two days of events remembering the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Mons.
The Belgian town of Mons has led a day of solemn tributes to all those who fell in the opening battle between the British and German Armies on August 23rd 1914.
The Battle of Mons on August 23rd 1914 was the first action seen by the British Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
King Philippe of the Belgians is attending commemorations in Dinant today for 674 civilians who were shot by the invading German Army 100 years ago.
Commemorations have been held in Belgium on the Centenary of the first shots fired by the British Army in the First World War.
Jozéf Piłsudski, the political and military leader who championed Polish independence during the First World War, has been honoured with a statue in the city of Kielce.
The Hidden World of the Great War: Photographer Jeff Gusky explores the Western Front's underground cities
Centenary News volunteer writer Christopher J. Harvie is moved by haunting images of the Western Front underground captured by the American doctor and photographer, Jeff Gusky.
The Royal British Legion is marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War with an online call for tributes to all UK and Commonwealth dead.
Author Tim Luard reports on a newly republished book of wartime letters home written by his great-aunt, who served as a nurse on the Western Front.
Allison Finkelstein writes about a kickoff Centennial Trade Show and conference which brought together people interested in commemorating America's involvement in World War 1
The British think-tank RUSI, the Royal United Services Institute, is publishing a Roll of Honour in memory of its members who died during the First World War.
The Battle of Stallupönen, fought between Russian and German armies on August 17th 1914, was the first battle of the First World War on the Eastern Front.
The campaign organisers have issued a photo of their press launch - and details of their online petition. They launched their campaign on Thursday 14 August.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott attended a ceremony in Sydney on August 17th 2014 to mark 100 years since the departure of the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (ANMEF) for German New Guinea, just north of Australia.
A monument to Welsh soldiers who died in the First World War in Flanders was unveiled on August 16th in Langemark in Belgium.
The Warriors’ Day Parade in Toronto, Canada, this year commemorated the start of the First World War. Centenary News writer Christopher Harvie attended the parade, and has sent this report on today's event.
100 Years Ago Today: Germans capture Liège fortresses; and Austro-Hungarian troops move further into Serbia
100 years ago today, on August 16th 1914, German forces capture the last of the fortresses at Liège; and 200,000 Austro-Hungarian troops move further into Serbia, where they encountered strong resistance.
A campaign is being launched today by eight major Chinese organisations in the UK for a memorial to be built to remember the 96,000 Chinese workers who came to Britain's assistance during the First World War.
Centenary News writer Dr Jillian Davidson has compiled a summary of recent and upcoming academic centennial events in the United States.
The Western Front Association is holding a series of events in France today to mark the first arrivals of British troops 100 years ago.
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Centenary News volunteer writer Christopher J Harvie, who lives in Ontario, Canada, reports on how the The Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry was formed 100 years ago this month.
The story of the vital role played by Britain’s railways in moving troops to the Front at the start of the First World is being told in an exhibition which will tour major UK stations.
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