Topic: Turkey

By Rod Nordland The Turkish novelist and journalist Ahmet Altan is serving a life sentence in prison in his home country, allowed to see his children only occasionally and his writing, in theory, limited to short notes to his family and[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  A second group of a Armenian humanitarian mission comprised of de-miners, medics and their security personnel has been dispatched to Syria to provide humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people, the Armenian[...]

The news that Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev is suffering from poor health and has not made a public appearance in the last two weeks does not bother that country’s citizens too much, because their government apparatus is on[...]

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media, Harlem Désir, expressed his concern regarding the recent detentions of several journalists in Turkey,[...]

We have always characterized Armenia’s neighbor, Georgia, as a “friendly foe,” which Armenia has to treat with kid gloves. Historically the two nations share many traits and experiences; at times, they have been ruled by the same[...]

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am) — Istanbul-Armenian Member of Parliament Garo Paylan, representing the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has met with the Armenian boy forcibly converted to Islam on live TV, Ermenihaber reports.[...]

By Carlotta Gall ISTANBUL (New York Times) — Turkey’s electoral authorities wiped away a crushing defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, May 6, ordering a rerun of the race for mayor of Istanbul won by the opposition[...]

FRESNO — “How We Lived: The Houshamadyan Project” will be the topic of a presentation by Dr. Vahe Tachjian, director of the Berlin-based Houshamadyan Project. The talk will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 11, in the[...]

Turkey’s challenge to regional and global powers has experienced a recent respite. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist government had pushed its luck too far, particularly playing the patron saint of the Sunni Islamic world. With[...]

LONDON — Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey — Hidden, Not Hidden and No Longer Hidden By Raffi Bedrosyan is a collection of articles about events in Turkey which have profoundly affected the lives of Armenians, hidden Armenians[...]