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Grandchildren of Canakkale war hero are proud

On March 18, 1915, Corporal Seyit famously carried 3 heavy artillery shells which hit Britain's HMS Ocean MERSIN, Turkey – The grandchildren...

Infant girl among five drowned off Turkish coast

Turkish Coast Guard rescues nine other people from Aegean Sea in late-night operationCANAKKALE, Turkey – Five people have drowned off the southwestern coast...

Turkish police detain one over refugee boat disaster

Twenty-seven people, including 11 children, died Monday after refugee boat sank off western TurkeyCANAKKALE/BALIKESIR, Turkey – Turkish police have detained a person suspected...

UPDATE 2 – 39 dead as refugee boat sinks off western...

Migrants are from Afghanistan, Myanmar, and SyriaUPDATES WITH FURTHER DEATHS By Burak Akay CANAKKALE, Turkey - Turkish coast guards have reached...

UPDATE – 33 dead as refugee boat sinks off western Turkey

Five children among dead from Afghanistan, Myanmar, SyriaUPDATES WITH NEW DEATH, RESCUE TOLL, EDITS THROUGHOUTCANAKKALE - At least 33 people, including five children,...

Ten dead as refugee boat sinks off western Turkey

Five children among dead from Afghanistan, Myanmar, SyriaCANAKKALE - Ten people, including five children, drowned off Turkey’s western coast Saturday, the Turkish Coast...

42 refugees captured in Turkey’s Canakkale

Total of 42 refugees including children and women are captured by Turkish authorities while they were illegally trying to reach Greece's Lesbos island, in...

UK’s Queen Elizabeth leads Gallipoli service

Royal Family gathers at war memorial on centenary of ill-fated conflict with Turkey ...

UPDATE – Six dead in bus crash in NW Turkey

Coach carrying refugees collides with car in Canakkale, northwestern TurkeyUPDATES DEATH TOLLCANAKKALE, Turkey - The death toll from Friday’s bus accident in northwestern Turkey...

Four dead in bus crash in NW Turkey

Coach carrying refugees collides with car in Canakkale, northwestern TurkeyCANAKKALE, Turkey - At least four people were killed and 30 others injured Friday...

UPDATE 2 – Former university rector held in Turkey's Gulen probe

Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University ex-rector Laciner has been held in connection with parallel state probe* UPDATES WITH NUMBER OF PEOPLE DETAINED TO 28CANAKKALE, Turkey...

Turkish captain denies Russia's warning shots claims

Captain of fishing boat says none of crew noticed warning shots from Russian warshipCANAKKALE, Turkey - The captain of the Turkish fishing boat...

Turkish coast guards detain 752 asylum seekers

Among the people held off Turkey's coast of northwestern Canakkale province are Syrians, Afghans, Iraqis and IraniansCANAKKALE, Turkey - A total of 752...

Four children die after migrant boat sinks in Turkey

Deaths come after earlier sea tragedy which saw two young Syrian siblings lose their livesCANAKKALE, Turkey – Four children have died after a...

Turkey captures 363 refugees in Aegean Sea

Mostly Afghan and Syrian 363 refugees are captured by Turkish coast guard while they were illegally trying to reach Greece's Lesbos island through the...