Topic: Turkey

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN, Mass. – On Sunday, January 21, St. James Armenian Church’s Armene and Veronica Tarvezian Hall was packed, with standing room only, for a program sponsored by Friends of Hrant Dink[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — January 1 is always a good time for pledging better behavior. It is a time for political leaders to reflect on the outgoing year and project plans for the immediate[...]

‘You Will Burn in Hell’ By Ismail Akbulut “You will burn in hell! Since you’ve committed treason, you’re no longer worthy to carry out God’s mission!” That’s a curse recently hurled at me by one of my own relatives, a[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — The news on October 26 that a Turkish court decided to release German human rights activist Peter Steudtner from prison, and even allow him to leave the country, was not[...]

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[...]

FRANKFURT — If France was the Guest of Honor this year at the celebrated Frankfurt Book Fair, then Turkey — that is, the official Turkey — might well earn the title of the Guest of Dishonor. Taking part in the innumerable interviews[...]

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 Tugce Ozsoy and Selcan Hacaoglu ISTANBUL (Bloomberg) — Markets in Istanbul tumbled after the US and Turkey stopped issuing visas for each other’s citizens in a spat related to last year’s failed coup against President Recep[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan What makes Istanbul beautiful is the Bosphorus dividing the City between Europe and Asia, and what makes Bosphorus beautiful is a series of architecturally magnificent palaces, mansions and mosques. Most of these[...]

By Josh Lederman NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said September 18,[...]