Ankara in Asia Ankara History Ancient city that became capital of the new Republic of Turkey in 1923. Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire at the end of the First World War it became the headquarters of Kemal Ataturk in 1920 when Istanbul was occupied by the Allies


Aden in Asia Aden History Large natural harbour, strategically placed at the entrance to the Gulf. Home to a large oil refinery. A British colony and important staging post on the sea route to India and Australia. A British colony until 1967 when the British left, after fighting the Aden NLF […]

Indian Mutiny

Indian Mutiny in Asia History of Indian Mutiny The following concept of Indian Mutiny may be usefull here: A revolt by Indian troops in the British Army in India. Some historians suggest this was the early stages of the nationalist movement leading to Indian independence.

United East India Company

United East India Company in Asia History of United East India Company The following concept of United East India Company may be usefull here: The Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (VOC), the Dutch company responsible for trade and colonisation in India, South Africa and the Far East.


Durbar in Asia History of Durbar The following concept of Durbar may be usefull here: In India, a royal court or ceremonial assembly. Also, the hall in a palace where public audiences and ceremonial assemblies were held.