Thousands gather to remember the fallen at Gallipoli centenary

April 23, 2015 12:54 PM

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GALLIPOLI PENINSULA, Turkey (Reuters) - Thousands of Australians, New Zealanders and Turks gathered on Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula on Thursday ahead of the 100th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of World War One.

Security was especially tight as the former adversaries now face a common threat from Islamist militant violence.

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