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Armenian Genocide


Explained: US prepares to recognise Armenian genocide. Why it's important

April 23, 2021 8:21 pm

US President Joe Biden is preparing to formally acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, the systematic killing and deportation of hundreds of thousands of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire that occurred more than a century ago. Why is this important?

Biden expected to recognize massacre of Armenians as genocide - Sources

April 22, 2021 10:32 am

The move would be largely symbolic but would mean breaking away from decades of carefully calibrated language from the White House and come at a time when Ankara and Washington are already at loggerheads over a string of issues.

Explained: The Armenian Genocide, 105 years later

April 29, 2020 10:53 am

Armenian Genocide: According to estimates, 1.5 million Armenians died during the genocide, either in massacres and in killings, or from ill treatment, abuse and starvation.

US House passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

October 30, 2019 7:38 am

Lawmakers had previously shirked from supporting such a resolution to preserve the United States’ relationship with Turkey, a NATO ally that has steadfastly denied that the atrocities amounted to genocide.

German parliament genocide resolution historic mistake: Turkey

June 02, 2016 8:26 pm

"The German parliament's recognition of 'distorted and groundless' allegations as 'genocide' is a historic mistake," said Deputy Prime Minister.

German vote on Armenian genocide seen as test of friendship between Berlin, Ankara

June 02, 2016 2:47 pm

The vote comes at an awkward time as Germany and the EU need Turkey to help stem a record influx of migrants even as tensions are rising between both sides over human rights issues.

Kardashian's furious over Turkish cover

April 12, 2011 2:48 pm

The reality TV star has objected to the use of her picture on the cover of the Turkish cosmopolitan!