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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 11th June, 1903 : Queen Draga of Serbia (aged 38) and King Alexander (aged 26) were murdered in their bedroom early this morning. A group of disaffected army officers, led by Colonel Misches and … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 30th May, 1913 : The Balkan peace talks have at last been brought to a successful conclusion. Thanks largely to the efforts of Sir Edward Grey, principal agent in the negotiations, the peace agreement … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 31st October, 1912 : The Turkish Army is falling back in disorder beneath the hammer blows of the Bulgarians and their Serbian allies. Few could have expected when war was declared just two weeks … Continue reading

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