Turkey

PORTER RANCH, Calif. – Sarkis Yacoub Karayan, 89, born on November 28, 1928 in Aleppo, Syria passed away on December 9, 2017. He resided in Porter Ranch, California at the time of his passing. Dr. Karayan was the son of Yacoub and[...]

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[...]

The Armenian Case and European Judiciary: Beyond Statements By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Since the beginning of the 21st century, the judicial remedy for Armenian claims has become familiar and reparation studies and researches proliferate.[...]

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am) — The municipality of Istanbul adopted a decision to name Toshabag Street in the Beyoglu District after renowned Armenian-Turkish photojournalist, Ara Guler, Agos newspaper. The source says the decision came[...]

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – The Turkish Parliament on Tuesday, October 10, in its first legislative session of the new term, stripped Kurdish lawmaker Besime Konca of her membership over a court ruling that sentenced her to[...]

By Meliné Karakashian, PhD MORGANVILLE, N.J. – I first heard the name of Halidé Edibe in Turkey, in 1997, while on a tour when the tour guide referred to the Genocide of Armenians as “The dark days of our country’s history…”[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan Just when one thinks the level of hatred and intolerance in Turkey toward minorities cannot get any worse, something shocking happens which surpasses even the worst incidents of the past. Aysel Tugluk, formerly a human[...]

We write on behalf of the Workshop for Armenian-Turkish Scholarship and the Lepsiushaus Potsdam to express our deep concern about recent efforts by Turkish authorities to prevent scholars based in that country from participating in a[...]

YEREVAN (HayernAysor.am) – Garo Paylan, member of parliament of the Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) of Turkey, arrived in Armenia on September 16 to participate in the September 18-20 “Armenia-Diaspora: Mutual Confidence,[...]

ISTANBUL – On September 15, Hrant Dink’s birthday, the Hrant Dink Foundation presented the International Hrant Dink Award this year to Eren Keskin from Turkey and Ai Weiwei from China. The award is presented annually to people who work[...]