ANZAC Day - updates

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Prince William attends emotional Anzac Day ceremony in New Zealand

Apr 25, 2019 - 2:30 PM

The Prince is also scheduled to meet survivors of the March 15 shooting in which 50 people were killed

SOMBER. Britain's Prince William proceeds to lay a wreath during the Anzac Day service at Auckland War Memorial Museum on April 25, 2019. Photo by Fiona Goodall/AFP

Record crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day

Apr 25, 2015 - 10:30 AM

At the ceremonies in Australia and New Zealand there were moving tributes to fallen mates and calls not to forget those injured in conflict

ANZAC DAY 2015. A large crowd gathers for the dawn service at ANZAC Cove in commemoration of the Gallipoli War on the Gallipoli peninsula, Turkey, early April 25, 2015. Photo by Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

Leaders pay tribute to Gallipoli fallen on centenary

Apr 25, 2015 - 8:27 AM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the world needs a message of peace more than ever in the 21st century

COMMEMORATION. Britain's Prince Charles (L) and Prince Harry (R) visit the Cape Helles English Memorial during a commemorative event of the Battle of Gallipoli, in Gallipoli, Turkey, April 24, 2015. Photo by Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

UK police arrest boy over alleged Australia ISIS attack plan

Apr 20, 2015 - 4:50 PM

UPDATED The boy is arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism and remains in police custody for questioning

An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)'s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIS fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed location in the Anbar province. File Photo by Al-Furqan Media/AFP

Increased security after planned Australia Anzac Day attack

Apr 19, 2015 - 3:52 PM

UPDATED Security will be boosted at Anzac Day commemorations in Australia s state of Victoria as its premier urges people to turn up despite arrests linked to an alleged ISIS inspired attack plan

On ANZAC Day, crowds in Australia, New Zealand remember war dead

Apr 25, 2012 - 12:22 PM

More than 10 000 New Zealand and Australian servicemen died in the failed eight month campaign on the peninsula in World War I and Gallipoli has become a defining symbol of courage and comradeship for the two nations

ANZAC DAY. An Australian soldier plays a scottish pipe during a ceremony celebrating the 97th anniversary of Anzac Day during a ceremony celebrating the 97th anniversary of Anzac Day in Canakkale, Turkey on April 24, 2012. AFP photo / Saygin Serdaroglu