Travellers from Australia and New Zealand joined Turkish and other nations’ dignitaries at the former World War I battlefields at Gallipoli to remember troops killed during the war.
The inauguration of the 1915 Canakkale Bridge coincides with the 107th anniversary of Ottoman forces' naval victory against British and French troops in the Gallipoli campaign during World War I.
Memories of the First World War lie beneath the waters of Gallipoli. After a long wait, divers can access the area from October 2, 2021 onwards.
Five devices will release oxygen into the sea-snot covered Marmara to help marine life impacted by the mucilage off the coasts of Istanbul and northwestern Kocaeli province.
"I am not ordering you to attack. I am ordering you to die," commanded Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the Turkish Republic.
Turkish President Erdogan pays tribute to soldiers who lost their lives during the Battle of Gallipoli at annual Anzac Day.
Comments by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the wake of the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand were taken "out of context," a senior official of the Turkish presidency says, after Australia and New Zealand voiced anger over the remarks.
A decision by Austria to close seven mosques and expel as many as 60 imams has been branded by a senior Turkish government spokesman as a populist attempt to standardise racism and Islamophobia.
Notes from the diary of a Turkish soldier, who fought in Gallipoli, tell us how brutal the Great War was on the other side – the side which was stereotyped as “the sick man of Europe.”
The descendants of those who fought and died in the Gallipoli campaign in 1915 come together to commemorate those who gave their lives on both sides.
Soldiers who died defending the coastline of Gallipoli a century ago are mourned and remembered in Turkey today
Thousands from Australia and New Zealand gather to mark 101st anniversary of Gallipoli landings of troops.
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