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ISTANBUL – At a November 16 US State Department press briefing in Istanbul, a State Department official reported on what was discussed concerning Nagorno Karabakh between French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and US Secretary of[...]

ISTANBUL (Jamanak) — A group of deputies belonging to the investigative committee on Human Rights of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey recently visited the Şişli Sports Club. During the atmosphere created by the Nagorno Karabakh[...]

ISTANBUL – (Nor Marmara, Jamanak) – Since the beginning of the attacks by Azerbaijan against Artsakh, public opinion in Turkey has been focused on the military actions in the ongoing war. Anti-Armenian sentiments and slogans, renewed[...]

PARIS – Among other notable historical anniversaries with significance for Armenians, this year brings the 65th anniversary of the pogroms in Istanbul on September 6-7, 1955. They had an important impact on the ethnic makeup of Istanbul[...]

Istanbul (Jamanak, Nor Marmara) – Within community circles, the prioritization of spurring social support within Turkish-Armenian national-ecclesiastical life is continually on the current agenda. Questions raised by the pandemic, the[...]

ISTANBUL (RFE/RL) — Turkey’s strong support for Azerbaijan makes it a party to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday, August 27. “Turkey is also a party to the conflict, standing with a[...]

By Amberin Zaman The furor over comments by presumptive US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in December — in which he called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan an “autocrat” and said he would help his opponents to[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) — With the new school year starting in less than a month, the question of whether the Armenian schools of Istanbul will reopen is still unclear due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Regardless of this, however, there is[...]

Istanbul (Nor Marmara) – The Turkish Anadolu News Agency reported anti-Armenian demonstrations carried out in the public square of Istanbul’s Bakırköy neighborhood, which has a large Armenian population, according to the Istanbul[...]

By Philip Chrysopoulos BOSTON (Greek Reporter) — The mosaics of Hagia Sophia are world-renowned priceless artifacts not only of Greek Orthodoxy but also of Byzantine Civilization and Hellenism. What is lesser known is that the[...]