Paris

Why World War I still matters, 100 years after it began

One hundred years after the First World War, boundaries established after the armistice at the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh hour" still shape many of today's conflicts. From ISIS's invasion of Mosul to Boko Haram's kidnapping of schoolgirls, GlobalPost co-founder Charles Sennott journeys from Iraq to Nigeria to the Balkans to Northern Ireland and the Holy Land to see how WWI's history lives on, the lessons learned — and far too often not learned.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The French style of music "Bal Musette" fell out of favor in the 1960s for being un-hip. Now one French band is changing that. The World's Adeline Sire has today's Global Hit.

Global Politics

Grand plans for Paris

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is following a French presidential tradition of developing a grand architectural project in Paris. The World's Gerry Hadden has more on Sarkozy's proposed �Grand Paris� project.