Mustafa Kemal

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The Hagia Sophia. As a museum that attracts millions of tourists, it is worth tens of millions of dollars to local authorities every year. Photograph: Getty Images

As man-made monuments go, the Hagia Sophia is one of the world’s most distinguished. The imposing, 1,480-year-old building in the heart of Istanbul’s (...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey and Armenia had a “shared pain” over the events of 1915. Photograph: Kayhan Ozer/AFP/Getty Images

The German parliament’s recognition today that the horrors perpetrated against Armenians a century ago amounts to genocide has again caused anger in T(...)

Turkish soldiers parade at the International Service at Canakkale Turkish Martyrs’ Memorial Arch in Seddulbahir, Turkey. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images.

Just days before leaders and dignitaries from around the world descended on the rocky outcrop that is the Gallipoli peninsula, locals were busy tendin(...)

Prince Charles speaking  at the  Canakkale Turkish Martyrs’ Memorial. The prince also met relatives of veterans of the Gallipoli campaign aboard the HMS Bulwark. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry have met relatives of veterans of the Gallipoli campaign, who 100-years ago were on the eve of what turned out to(...)

Its name is derived from the Greek Kallipolis, meaning “beautiful city”. Today, the peninsula of Gallipoli is part of northwest Turkey. We will hear a(...)

Memorial tablets to Irish soldiers, Sergeant Wynn Ware (RIF) and Major Charles Henry Tippett of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, in Green Hill Cemetery, Suvla Bay. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

There’s a sign on a hill flanking the Turkish coastal city of Canakkale which one really only notices by looking back as the ferry crosses the Dard(...)