EU leaders mark World War One anniversary

European Union leaders meet in Ypres to mark the hundredth anniversary of the Great War.

    European Union leaders have come together in the Belgian town of Ypres to mark one hundred years since the start of World War One.

    During the war the area around Ypres saw the worst of the carnage of trench warfare. 

    Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood report from Ypres, Belgium. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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