Istanbul

By Carlotta Gall ISTANBUL (New York Times) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey stepped back on Monday from a threat to expel 10 Western ambassadors, averting a diplomatic storm that analysts and diplomats were warning would[...]

ISTANBUL (Jamanak) — Chairman of Holy Cross Seminary (Tbrevank) Board of Trustees, Professor Toros Alcan, announced on April 15 in regard to the community elections that along with the Holy Cross board, the Board of Trustees of[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara)– Istanbul representative of the Republican People’s Party (CHP) Mehmet Bekaroglu has proposed a law in the Parliament of Turkey through which the electric bills of all operating places of worship would be paid by[...]

In 2015 the Catholicosate of Cilicia (headquartered in Antelias, Lebanon) filed a lawsuit against the government of Turkey seeking the return of its historic seat in Sis, Turkey (present-day Kozan district of the Adana Province), which was[...]

WATERTOWN — After the independence of the Republic of Armenia, difficult economic and political circumstances led many Armenians to emigrate abroad. Some of them went to Istanbul in order to make a living, but their lives were not easy.[...]

ISTANBUL (MiddleEastEye, Bianet, Dink Family) – An Istanbul court issued six sentences of life imprisonment and 23 jail terms, while 33 defendants were acquitted on March 26 in the third court case concerning the January 2007 Hrant Dink[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) – By decision of the Sariyer municipality of Istanbul, one of the streets of the neighborhood will be renamed for the ethnic Armenian actor Nubar Terziyan. Terziyan, who always appeared in films in the role of a[...]

DETROIT — This holiday season was a little quieter than many people, especially Armenians, are used to. Due to Covid-19 and the shadow cast by the Artsakh War, the celebrations of the world have been toned down and especially that has[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) – Since March 2020, when the first signs of the coronavirus became evident and a pandemic was announced, the Istanbul-Armenian community had victims both among elderly and middle-aged people, but the number of[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) – On the evening of November 29, Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gul and envoy of President Erdogan, Ibrahim Kalin, had a meeting with the spiritual leaders and community/institutional representatives of the[...]