Turkey

By Carlotta Gall ISTANBUL (New York Times) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey suffered the biggest defeat of his political career on Sunday, June 23, as his candidate for Istanbul mayor conceded defeat in a repeat election. The[...]

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan are heading to Washington for another round of talks within the framework of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). These talks have become routine rituals, where[...]

ISTANBUL (Ahval) — Turkey’s pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) have submitted written queries to the interior minister after an Armenian woman was stabbed in Istanbul last month, the left-wing news site Gazete Duvar reported[...]

BERLIN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The wife of one of Turkey’s most prominent exiled journalists has been reunited this week with her family in Berlin three years after her passport was confiscated, Deutsche Welle reports. Can Dundar, the[...]

FRANKFURT, Germany — Many journalists, too many, have been arrested and jailed in Turkey and for political reasons. The numbers run into the hundreds. Deniz Yücel is one of them; he was “not the first to be arrested illegally, but was[...]

By Ece Temelkuran “No, that can’t happen here.” How well I remember Americans saying this three years ago, when Donald Trump rode down the Trump Tower escalator and landed in the midst of US history with a resounding thud. I tried to[...]

By Lara Seligman ISTANBUL (Foreign Policy)  —  The US military has grounded the Turkish pilots training on the F-35 fighter jet in the United States and cut off their access to the aircraft’s restricted information in anticipation of[...]

ISTANBUL — People with autism require very special care, and there are precious few facilities providing adequate facilities and personnel to deal with their needs. Armenia is fortunate to have one such establishment; however, being the[...]

By Stasa Salacanin After months of repeated warnings, the US has suspended the delivery of Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II jets parts and program materials to Turkey, what has been seen as the first step toward ending of the actual[...]

By Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi Between 1894 and 1924, the number of Christians in Asia Minor fell from some 3-4 million to just tens of thousands — from 20 percent of the area’s population to under 2%. Turkey has long attributed[...]