In Abyssinia, a group of nobles have overthrown Emperor Iyasu V. Iyasu had been courting his Muslim subjects in the east of the empire, but there were rumours that he was intent on making Islam the state religion of the mostly Christian country. 211 more words
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On 31 August 1916, Prime Minister Billy Hughes announced his intention to hold a referendum on conscription.
The question to be put to the people on 28 October was: 394 more words
Following Lord Curzon’s report on the Air Board yesterday, The Times published a leading article on the subject today:
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“Those who are best qualified to judge of the working of the Board are unanimous that there has as yet been no real solution of the ancient rivalry between its naval and its military representatives.
Yesterday I attended the final lecture of UCC’s School of History’s Irish Revolution Series. This lecture, titled “Remembering Past Futures: Commemoration and the Roads Untaken,” was presented by Dr. 511 more words