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Çanakkale

(chänäk`kälĕ) or

Chanakkale

(–kälā), city (1990 pop. 53,887), capital of Çanakkale prov., NW Turkey, on the Asian shore of the Dardanelles. It is famous for its fine pottery and has an important fish-canning industry. The city has long been fortified and has a 15th-century fort. In World War I the city and fort were bombarded (1915) during the Gallipoli campaign. Near Çanakkale are the mouth of the historic Aegospotamos River and the ruins of the ancient towns of Abydos and Sestos.
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About 750 migrants of them were detained in a pre-dawn sweep in the town of Ayvacik, in Canakkale province, which is a main crossing point to the Greek island of Lesbos, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
The authorities said the boat carrying Afghan and Syrian people sank en route to the Greek island of Lesbos, near the Ayvacik district of Turkey's western Canakkale province.
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The Turkish coastguard recovered the bodies from the wooden boat which was heading from the western province of Canakkale to the Greek island of Lesbos, the Dogan news agency said.
EcANAKKALE (CyHAN)- At least 14 people, seven of children, drowned as a boat carrying migrants capsized near western Turkish coast of Canakkale on Wednesday.
1] Department of Internal Medicine, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale, Turkey
The migrant boat, which set sail from the northwestern province of Canakkale on its way to Greece's Lesbos Island, sank off Canakkale's Ayvac?
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The President represented Pakistan at the Centenary Anniversary of Canakkale Sea and Land Battles, which took place during the First World War.
press photo The Kurdish Globe Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani visited Turkey on Friday to attend ceremonies marking the 100th anniversary of the battle of Gallipoli, known as Canakkale Victory Day for Turks.
President Mamnoon said he had come to Turkey to participate in the centenary commemoration of Canakkale victory.
Governor Ahmet Cinar of Canakkale province said the Coast Guard fired on the freighter's engine room off the Gallipoli peninsula late Thursday.