Turkey

Six years ago, it was the euphoria of Gank, bidi mnank. I remember reflecting on the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide in a mood of extreme pride and jubilation, of nonchalance almost. Yes, there were countless unresolved issues regarding[...]

In anticipation of adverse publicity against Turkey, its government has gone to great lengths, every year, on the eve of April 24, to soften its image before the world. We should be reminded that on April 24, 2015 — the centennial of the[...]

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[...]

ISTANBUL (Nor Marmara) – According to a report from Mesopotamia News Agency, TOKI (Housing Development Administration of Turkey) is trying to tear down the last remaining Armenian house in Moush (Muş) and erect a large building in its[...]

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[...]

ANKARA (RT) – A press conference by the Turkish and Greek foreign ministers after a key meeting on Thursday, April 15 quickly descended into an exchange of mutual accusations, suggesting the two states still have plenty of issues to[...]

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.[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian officials accused Azerbaijan on Friday, April 9, of reneging on a pledge to free Armenian soldiers and civilians remaining in Azerbaijani captivity five months after a Russian-brokered ceasefire stopped the[...]

By Abdullah Bozkurt The Turkish president signed a bill on a defense industry cooperation agreement with Azerbaijan that will pave the way for the testing of jointly produced weapons and defense systems in the territories of both[...]