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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!