Armenian Genocide

PARIS (Guardian, Combined Sources) — France is set to vote by the end of January on a bill that would make it illegal to deny that the 1915 mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks amounted to genocide, parliamentary and government[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN, Mass. — Families are closest to one’s heart, or so goes conventional thinking. But what happens if there’s a member of the family who is so physically and emotionally detached[...]

MARSEILLE, France (RFE/RL) — President Serge Sargisian has urged Turkey to “repent” for the World War I era genocide of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire and expressed confidence that Ankara will eventually recognize them as[...]

LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — An accounting firm will review 178 insurance claims as part of a deal struck in a case involving a multimillion-dollar compensation fund for descendants of Armenian Genocide victims, attorneys announced[...]

By Naira Hayrumyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — After the surprise announcement by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who apologized for the massacre of Kurds in Dersim in 1937 to 39, when, according to official figures, 13,000 were[...]

By Russell Berman WASHINGTON (The Hill) — Condoleezza Rice displays little love for Congress in a new memoir of her years in the Bush administration, recalling incidents of political grandstanding, personal attacks and temper[...]

By Gayane Abrahamyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — The whistleblowing site WikiLeaks has de-classified documents that demonstrate once again that Turkey has edited its archives relating to 1915-23, however Turkish studies specialist Anush[...]

WASHINGTON — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), sent a letter to United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, regarding assertions recently made by Ambassador Francis[...]

ISTANBUL (BBC) — The Turkish killer of the ethnic-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink has been sentenced to nearly 23 years in[...]

WASHINGTON (RFE/RL) — In an amendment to a spending bill welcomed by Armenian-American lobby groups but opposed by Ankara, the House Foreign Affairs Committee said the Turkish authorities should “end all forms of religious[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff NEWYORK — The gathering of several thousand Armenians in a public square in one of the most visible sites in the United States seems a fitting way to remember the past, and remind others who want to[...]