“We see the aspiration of the OSCE to help to settle the conflicts in Transnistria and Nagorno Karabakh, as well as the organization’s active participation in the Geneva talks on security and stability in South Caucasus.”
The Kurdish militants used IEDs in Sirnak, which resulted in two Turkish soldiers being fatally wounded. In Kars, a hidden mine exploded killing another two soldiers, and wounding three.
He mentioned is Turkey fulfils all preconditions, then the negotiations over membership will be in the agenda. Hahn said in terms of democracy in Turkey, the constitutional changes are a dangerous step back.
Police in northeastern Spain arrested nine suspected members of a jihadi group Tuesday in raids that might help resolve recent deadly attacks in Belgium and France, reports ABC News.
PACE rapporteurs Marianne Mikko and Ingebjørg Godskesen strictly criticized Turkey’s decisions in the state of emergency conditions, which has been extended for three times already after the attempted coup. They mentioned it damages the democratic institutions of Turkey.
The expert said Sinjar has become an apple of discord between Kurdistan regional government in Iraq and Kurdistan Worker’s Party, and according to him Turkey was attentively following those developments.
The EU is committed to supporting the Yemeni people and we encourage the international community to step up its collective humanitarian response. Our additional funding will help humanitarian agencies in the country that operate under extremely difficult circumstances to continue delivering lifesaving aid to those in need.
Former President Barack Obama has agreed to speak at a Wall Street conference for $400,000, according to a new report. Obama will appear at Cantor Fitzgerald LP’s healthcare conference in September, Fox Business Network first reported.
The “Unity of Georgian-Armenians” Compatriot Union will endorse the Republican Party for the upcoming Yerevan City Council election, co-chair of the union RPA lawmaker Tatchat Vardapetyan told reporters.
American MMA exworld champion and actress Ronda Rousey participated in the Armenian Genocide commemoration march in Los Angeles. “1.5 million men, women and children were murdered by Turkey. I couldn’t have more respect for the Armenian people demanding recognition year after year.
“If there must be a progress, and all sides will accept it which can happen thanks to the Co-Chairs, they need to do something in this case. As of the moment I don’t see anything more.”
Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party. The move comes just a day after she reached the second round of the French election, where she will face centrist Emmanuel Macron, BBC reports.
“The #ArmenianGenocide killed up to 1.5 million people. I know, I investigated it and Turkey tried to cover it up,” he said in a tweet.
“I am very sorry that, during our time in office, we in the Obama administration did not recognize the Armenian Genocide,” Power twitted.
To commemorate this devastating anniversary, the president of the United States will likely find yet another euphemism for the word “genocide,” because heaven forbid America should risk antagonizing Turkey by describing accurately what happened and assigning the blame where it belongs. Trust me, some poor White House speechwriter’s thesaurus is looking pretty dogeared right about now.
I think for me as an Armenian, I feel it’s always important that people don’t just identify Armenians with genocide. Armenians are just not about the genocide. The genocide is a dark chapter of Armenian history, but this is the first Christian nation in the history of the world, there’s a rich culture, and even though you don’t have a lot of time to incorporate some of these elements into a two-hour film, we try to convey a sense of love, family, faith, kindness, and community in the context of the film.
President Trump won the White House promising to change the culture in Washington and promote an “America first” policy. What happens, however, when U.S. acknowledgment of historical fact is dictated by the whims of other nations? Up until now, Turkey has pressured the United States to circumvent formally acknowledging the Armenian Genocide, although President Obama promised to do so while in office. In fact, President Obama stated “as President I will recognize the Armenian Genocide.”
Lost evidence was recently recovered in a Jerusalem archive that researchers have dubbed as “smoking gun” proof of the Armenian Genocide by Ottoman Turkey, the Jerusalem Post reported.
Today, we remember and honor the memory of those who suffered during the Meds Yeghern, one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century. Beginning in 1915, one and a half million Armenians were deported, massacred, or marched to their deaths in the final years of the Ottoman Empire.
“If we don’t move the history on the way of truth, we can repeat it. If we deny the history, it can be repeated itself,” she said, stating that by remembering the truth, it is necessary to concentrate on the present, one of the vivid examples of which is the strong ties between the capitals of France and Armenia.
“I am the product of that silence prevalent in Turkey,” he said. “I am part of this denial. (As a citizen of Turkey) I have that privilege to be in Turkey unlike Armenians or Greeks who were killed or deported from Turkey. That’s why I think I have to apologize.”
“What we do, we think, has quite a great impact. The world changes and one can help and support his country without entering into politics or the government,” he added.
“You know, in reality it is important that everyone recognizes. It is important that the US speaks about the Armenian Genocide not only on the level of states, but rather on high state level, but our final goal is that first of all Turkey recognizes the Armenian Genocide.”
One hundred years after Steve Jobs’s adoptive family escaped the Armenian Genocide, the company he created is releasing its biggest new product on the centennial of a mass killing that left 1.5 million dead at the hands of the Ottoman Empire.
Armenia’s Ambassador to Russia H.E. Vardan Toghanyan and Primate of Russia’s and New Nakhijevan’s Armenian Diocese Archbishop Ezras Nersisyan laid flowers on April 24 to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims in the Armenian monastery complex in Moscow, Russia.
Facing the genocide, the past and reality will only contribute to ensuring public peace in our country. Let’s not forget that any crime which remains unpunished will become the reason for its repetition. And continues to become….
“I am honored to be here today. I know how important this day is for Armenia and the Armenians worldwide. Today on behalf of the US government and people I am here to pay tribute to the memory of 1.5 million Armenians who were killed in 1915,” Rafik Mansour told reporters.
Famous Russian TV and radio journalist Vladimir Solovyov referred to the Armenian Genocide. He posted a Forgetme-not photo in Twitter recalling that the April 24 is the Remembrance Day of the Armenian Genocide.
The Armenian community of Montebello, California organized a commemorative event for the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Armenians gathered near the Montebello Memorial of the Armenian Genocide, where they called on the US government to recognize the Genocide.
The donation by a film company founded by the late Kerkor “Kirk” Kerkorian, an Armenian American philanthropist and businessman, will help establish the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law.
Most reliable guarantee of our Motherland’s defense capacity and security is a free, sovereign and democratic statehood, efficient army: Bako Sahakyan
April 24, 1915 has become one of the most tragic and bloody pages of our millennia-old history. In those April days the Ottoman Turkey launched a monstrous plan aimed at complete extermination of the Armenian people, annihilation of our historic homeland, cultural and spiritual values.
The march was convened by Young Armenians of Uruguay, a space that groups the youth organizations of the community. The march culminated in the reading of a proclamation by Mikael Demirdjian, who thanked Uruguay for its countless signs of support.
Commemorative events for the 102 nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be held in Istanbul, Turkey. The events will kick off in the central Sultanahmet Square of the city.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step toward the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen, Reuters reports.
The material, cultural, and political losses of the Armenian nation are immeasurable; however the greatest loss were the people – bearers of the ancient, rich, and unique civilization.
Judging from official statistics Armenia’s economy is developing more quickly, than anticipated. Thus, in January-March 2017 compared with the same period of the previous year, economic activity index (EAI) comprised 106.6%.
Speaking about the Holocaust, Elie Wiesel once asked, “Does there exist another way, another language, to say what is unsayable?”
“In project connecting the Persian Gulf to the Black Sea Armenia should negotiate with Iran without promotion of Russian policy”
“They should strive to find shorter roads, which will have an effect on cost price of the goods, economic and political ties will be strengthened between the countries, which should participate in this project. I consider the Armenian side perfectly realizes that it’ll be an alternative for the latter as well.”
It’s important to get this issue out. Not only should Turkey make amends, but we [Americans] should also look at some of our own issues with Native Americans and black people”, Cromwell told the Collider.