An exhibition marking the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign, curated by Turkish documentary maker Savaş Karakaş, runs at the Isbank Museum, Istanbul, until August 15th 2015.
Tributes have been paid in Turkey and around the world to all those who fought in the Gallipoli campaign 100 years ago.
One of the most controversial campaigns of the First World War began on April 25th 1915, when the Allied powers invaded the Gallipoli peninsula with the aim of knocking Turkey out of the war.
There have been two main events during the afternoon of Friday April 24th 2015 – one at the principal Turkish memorial at Canakkale and one at the Commonwealth Cape Helles Memorial.
A Centenary News overview of major national and international events taking place today (April 24th 2015) and tomorrow (Anzac Day) to mark the 100th anniversary of the Allied landings at Gallipoli.
The event has been held in the Armenian capital Yerevan. The Armenians describe the killings as genocide. The Turkish government rejects the use of the term.
The English poet Rupert Brooke died on April 23rd 1915 en route to Gallipoli. Peter Biles has written this feature about his death for Centenary News. His grandfather, Harry Biles, was part of the group that went ashore to bury Brooke.
'Rupert Brooke on Skyros: and Aegean corner of a foreign field' has opened on the Greek island of Skyros to commemorate the anniversary of the poet's death in 1915.
The British poet died on his way to Gallipoli 100 years ago today on April 23rd 1915. The poet is well known in the UK – mainly for his sonnet ‘The Solider’.
The first use of deadly chemicals in the First World War was remembered at ceremonies in Belgium on April 22nd 2015 marking the centenary of the start of the Second Battle of Ypres.
Queen Elizabeth and other Royal Family members join relatives of veterans and current servicemen to honour Canadian troops on anniversary of the Second Battle of Ypres.
Germany launched its only Western Front offensive of 1915 at Ypres on April 22nd, extensively using deadly chemicals for the first time.
Fifteen descendants of veterans who took part in the Gallipoli campaign are travelling to Turkey this week to attend the commemorations marking the centenary of the Allied landings in 1915.
The Fields of Remembrance Trust is helping to create memorials in towns and cities across New Zealand.
Century Ireland, a project led by RTÉ and Boston College, is launching a companion website dedicated to telling the story of the Irish in Gallipoli.
New Zealand has opened its new Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, launching a week of commemorations in the run-up to the Gallipoli centenary on April 25th 2015.
A New Zealand historian is asking for the public's help in identifying a Newfoundland soldier in the run up to the Gallipoli anniversary.
The European Parliament has entered the latest diplomatic row over the mass killings of Armenians during the First World War, calling on Turkey to recognise them as genocide.
Six British soldiers who died in the opening weeks of the First World War have been reburied with full military honours in Belgium
The school project, 'Two Trenches, One Letter', aims to educate students about the Gallipoli campaign and to promote the understanding of shared sacrifice between Turkish and Anzac families.
The Royal Air Force Museum has been awarded a £2.5 million grant to support its programme of centenary events.
The forces charity, Legion Scotland, will host commemorations at Edinburgh Castle on April 25th 2015 marking the 100th anniversary of the Allied landings at Gallipoli.
Public lecture to take place in Brussels on sinking of Lusitania – titled ‘A Century of Deceit and Denial’
The lecture is taking place on May 7th 2015 – 100 years after the sinking of the liner. It is part of a series of lectures being organised to mark the Centenary of the First World War.
Pope Francis has sparked a diplomatic row with Turkey by describing the mass killings of Armenians during the First World War as 'genocide.'
'First In, Last Out' will run from April 2015 until January 1916 at The Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport, England.
The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, saluted the sacrifice of India's First World War soldiers during a visit to Neuve Chapelle in France on April 11th 2015.
Museums in Namibia are developing an education project with UK funding to highlight how the First World War shaped the country's history.
Six British soldiers, killed in action in October 1914, are to be reburied at Prowse Point military cemetery in Belgium on April 16th 2015.
Full details have been announced of commemorations taking place in Ireland in May 2015 to mark the centenary of the British ocean liner, Lusitania, being sunk by a German submarine.
The Orkney Heritage Society is leading a fundraising project to restore and add to a memorial on the Island of Birsay commemorating those lost on HMS Hampshire in June 1916.
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