Exactly 100 years ago, a discussion between two Turkish intellectuals Yunus Nadi (Abalioglu) and Halide Edip (Adivar) at a train station conceived the idea of setting up of a Turkish global wire Anadolu Agency.

Setup on the orders of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the agency begun its operation on April 6, 1920, to communicate the voice of Anatolia to the world. Since then it has successfully and without any interruption continued its journey to pursue professional journalism, with a high degree of ethics and objectivity.

Before the Anadolu Agency took birth, Turkey-Havas Reuter agency had started operation under the Ottoman

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