ISTANBUL (Anadolu) — An Istanbul court on December 8 ordered the release on probation of five suspects implicated in the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink in 2007, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. During the 15th[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator POHLHEIM, Germany — Pohlheim is a small town in Germany, near Giessen in the state of Hessen, with just under 20,000 inhabitants. But a local initiative has attracted the[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff   CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Turkish journalist and author Ece Temelkuran presented a talk organized by the BostonBul organization at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on November 27. This[...]

By Katie Zavadski New YORK (Daily Beast) — Jury members for a high-profile trial relating to Turkey’s evasion of US sanctions on Iran will not be named in court, a federal judge suggested on November 21. Judge Richard Berman took[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian When President Donald Trump appointed Michael Flynn as his national security advisor, the following warning appeared in this column: “The president-elect would do a good service to his country to take a hard look at[...]

By Ismail Akbulut I am sure that the very title I chose for this article will enrage some of my readers. Why on earth would one be grateful to a dictator? Indeed, that is a legitimate question. My answer is that I am grateful to Erdogan,[...]

ISTANBUL (DW) — Turkish media reported on Thursday, October 19, that prominent civil society figure and businessman Osman Kavala was detained Wednesday at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport upon returning from the southeastern city of[...]

BERLIN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Germany says it has received 136 asylum requests from Turks holding diplomatic passports since the July coup attempt against the Turkish president, the BBC reports. The figure is a total for the[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BELMONT, Mass. — Turkish Armenian politician and activist Garo Paylan continues to be an extremely outspoken political actor in Turkey despite all the political risks this entails. He is a founding[...]

ISTANBUL (Agos) — In an excavation work in Harput (Kharpert) province of Elazig, Turkey, a 165-years-old Armenian inscription is found. It is thought to be a tombstone and deciphering works continue. After the work is completed, the[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Garo Paylan may be a familiar name to the Armenian diaspora, but there are currently two other ethnic Armenians serving in the Turkish Parliament. Selina Özuzun Dogan, 39, is a[...]