Topic: 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[...]

By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde and Alene Tchekmedyian LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — The masked figure in black walked the perimeters of the two private Armenian schools, clutching Turkish flags. In the early-morning hours of Tuesday,[...]

FRANKFURT — On January 19, Germans, Turks, Armenians, Kurds, Greeks and others gathered in several German cities to render homage to the memory of Hrant Dink, on the 12th anniversary of his death. In Frankfurt, a demonstration took place[...]

By Robert Fisk I rarely have reason to thank Turkish ambassadors. They tend to hold a different view of the 1915 Armenian holocaust, in which a million and a half Armenian Christians were deliberately murdered in a planned genocide by the[...]

WASHINGTON (Newsweek) — The United States has offered to sell its NATO ally Turkey a $3.5 billion Patriot missile defense system as an incentive for the country not to buy an anti-aircraft missile system from Russia, according to Turkish[...]