Topic: Turkey

By Adam Goldman and Mark Mazzetti ALEXANDRIA, Va. (New York Times) — Two former business associates of Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, have been indicted as part of a federal investigation into[...]

BERLIN — Since June 2, 2016, the German Bundestag (Parliament) has been counted among those political institutions worldwide that have officially recognized the Armenian Genocide. The names of the parliamentarians associated with[...]

By Ismail Akbulut Special to the Mirror-Spectator In a tweet fired off earlier this month, Turkish sociologist Yahya Mustafa Keskin from Abant Izzet Baysal University took aim at journalist Hayko Bagdat — who has Armenian roots — by[...]

By Eylem Yilmaz ATHENS (Ahval) — Turkish-Armenian author and linguist Sevan Nisanyan, living in exile on the Greek island of Samos since July 2017, published his book Halim ile Selim (Halim and Selim) in Turkish this month. A one-time[...]

By Uzay Bulut A sixth-century mosaic of Saint Mark, stolen from a church after Turkey’s military invaded Cyprus in 1974, was recently recovered in a Monaco apartment and returned to Cypriot officials. The ancient masterpiece was[...]

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Rudaw) — The jailed Kurdish leader, Selahattin Demirtas, has warned that the Kurdish language is in danger of disappearing if the Turkish government keeps prohibiting it. “Each of the languages on the Earth[...]

By David Boyajian Assyrians and Armenians have lived near each other for thousands of years and shared similar trials and tribulations. So as an Armenian American in an audience of about sixteen Assyrian Americans, I knew I was among[...]

WATERTOWN — Hrag Papazian, a Lebanese-Armenian graduate student in his late 20s, is studying the Armenians of Turkey. He came to the United States recently to give a series of lectures at the Institute of Armenian Studies at the[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan In August 2018, US President Trump angrily announced that sanctions will be implemented against Turkey, and personally against the Turkish ministers of interior and justice. What was the reason for Trump’s fury? The[...]

Having survived an assassination attempt in my youth as a journalist, every case of violence against fellow journalists brings back painful memories. There are two categories of journalists: palace journalists and mission journalists.[...]