Çanakkale

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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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With British and Turks on the verge of war in the neutral zone, General Harington, British commander-in-chief, dispatched a new demand to Mustapha [sic] Kemal today that he evacuate the Chanak area....
The event was attended by notable personalities, including TB Karki, Budhabal Gurung, Sudarshan Bhatta, Shree Krishna Bhattarai, Bill Bahadur Gurung, Bimal Subedi, Kumar Karki, Binod Bhattarai, Tej Katuwal and Chanak Pokhrel.
Repairing of 440V O/H line at Madhuband coloney, Madhuband chanak, CISF camp & HT O/H line of R/M 6.6KV O/H line of Madhuband under Phularitand Colliery.
The press meet was attended by Nepalese community leaders and members of the organising team namely, Sarita Gurung, Narendra Bhat, Krishna Thapaliya, Sagar Nepal, Manoj Gorkhali, Chanak Pokhrel and Kareem Baksh.
It was known at the time as the Chanak Crisis and it resulted from Britain's heavy-handed dismantling of the Ottoman Empire following the 1918 Armistice.
[23] Banerjee, I., Chanak, P., Rahaman, H., & Samanta, T., "Effective fault detection and routing scheme for wireless sensor networks," Computers & Electrical Engineering, 40(2), 291-306, 2014.
'The British Government thus agrees to His Highness the Amir retaining Asmar and the valley above it, as far as Chanak. His Highness agrees, on the other hand, that he will at no time exercise interference in Swat, Bajaur, or Chitral, including the Arnawai or Bashgal valley.
ISTANBUL, Sept 5 (KUNA) -- Turkish security forces killed on Tuesday two members of the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) who were preparing to carry out a terrorist attack in the Province of Chanak, southeast of the country, said the Turkish army.
Further on, in 1922 Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King sent a non-committal response to a British request for military support in the Chanak Affair by indicating that the Canadian Parliament would need to decide on the country's involvement in the conflict.
The first real test of this new status came in October 1922, when the Chanak crisis threatened war between Britain and Turkey over the latter's reoccupation of territory granted to Greece by the Treaty of Sevres.
King was central to several diplomatic manoeuvrings concerning Canadian autonomy, such as the Chanak Affair in 1922 and the Halibut Treaty in 1923.