With a limited number of attendees present due to the coronavirus pandemic, the parade displayed the country's military prowess, tradition, and culture.
The Turkish public holiday commemorates Ataturk’s proclamation of the new Republic of Turkey on October 29, 1923.
Thousands of farmers protesting against new farm laws breach barricades to enter historic Red Fort complex in New Delhi and hoist flags after clashing with police, as India celebrates Republic Day.
Marking the 97th Republic Day, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the country's historical legacy is its biggest strength.
Arrested Daesh-linked terror suspects were reportedly in preparation of a terror attack during the Republic Day ceremonies in Istanbul.
At the inauguration ceremony, which took place on Republic Day, Erdogan said that the city's Ataturk Airport will maintain its status as an airport, but it would be closed to commercial flights when the new Istanbul Airport is fully operational.
Some of the suspects are believed to have participated in armed conflicts abroad.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers his message for the commemoration of Turkey's Republic Day.
After the July 15 failed coup attempt, many Turkish citizens are calling for the death penalty to be brought back for those found guilty of terrorism.
More than three-quarters of the vote has been counted in a referendum on whether to keep January 9 as a national holiday despite a ban issued by Bosnia's Constitutional Court.
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