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BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) — A row broke out on Sunday, February 18, between a leading German politician of Turkish origin and Turkey’s delegation at the Munich Security Conference, with the lawmaker being given police protection after[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian   While Armenia is undergoing an internal political transformation, it has to preserve its international relations and project its voice and concerns in international forums. There is no peace on Armenia’s[...]

PARIS (Public Radio of Armenia) — French President Emmanuel Macron attended the annual gala dinner of the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations of France on January 31, AFP reported. The dinner was also attended by Paris Mayor[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator   BERLIN — As the Turkish military offensive in Afrin has escalated, the caretaker government in Germany has come under growing pressure to intervene to stop the bloodshed.[...]

ISTANBUL (Public Radio of Armenia) — An Armenian family that had fled the Armenian Genocide 100 years ago and found security and stability in Afrin, Syria, were among the victims of the bombing of the Turkish warplanes in the center of[...]

ISTANBUL (Financial Times) — Police arrested senior members of the Turkish Medical Association on Tuesday, January 30, days after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan branded the group “terrorist lovers” for calling for a halt to[...]

  By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator COLOGNE, Germany — On the 11th anniversary of the murder of Hrant Dink in front of his Agos office in Istanbul, Turks and Armenians and Germans gathered in several German[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan A recent column in the Armenian Mirror-Spectator (“Intolerance Toward ‘the Other’” by Raffi Bedrosyan) reported on a   shocking event that happened in Turkey during the inhumation of a non-Turkish[...]

ISTANBUL (Reuters) — Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of a Palestinian[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan Last week, while criticizing Israel and US on the Jerusalem issue, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated with great conviction, without batting an eye: “There has never been any genocide, holocaust, massacre,[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — One by one, and at a painfully slow tempo, German journalists and intellectuals unlawfully imprisoned by the Turkish authorities are being released. On December 18, it[...]