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  • More than 130,000 people take part in LA rally commemorating Armenian Genocide centennial

    More than 130,000 people take part in LA rally commemorating Armenian Genocide centennial
    A century after a genocide that left 1.5 million Armenians dead, thousands of their descendants took the streets of Los Angeles in remembrance on Friday, while also demanding recognition from the perpetrators. The Armenian Genocide took place between...
  • Ceremonies in Armenia, Turkey recall 100 years of pain

    ISTANBUL In a message to Armenians on the centennial of the mass deportations and massacres during World War I, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey recognizes "the sorrowful events" of a century ago. In a message read by a...
  • Huge Los Angeles march commemorates Armenian killings

    Tens of thousands of people marched in Los Angeles on Friday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians during the Ottoman Empire, and to press for recognition by Turkey and U.S. that it was genocide....
  • Armenian genocide: 'Multiply my dad's story a million and a half times'

    Armenian genocide: 'Multiply my dad's story a million and a half times'
    A giant wreath was placed by theĀ Armenian genocide memorial plaque at the Glendale Community College on Thursday as a procession of a few hundred students and faculty watched. Armine Hacopian, a member of the college’s board of trustees, was one...
  • GCC holds vigil to commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide

    GCC holds vigil to commemorate 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide
    A giant wreath was placed by the Armenian Genocide memorial plaque at the Glendale Community College on Thursday as a procession of a few hundred students and faculty watched. The day before the 100th anniversary of the death of 1.5 million Armenians at...
  • Armenians in Lebanon keep their culture, memory of heroic 1915 battle alive

    Armenians in Lebanon keep their culture, memory of heroic 1915 battle alive
    The priest unlocks the door to a musty room, home to the ghosts of Moses Mountain, a lost place where determined townsfolk once gathered with hunting rifles and faced down an imperial army. A glass-and-wood frame secures a white flag emblazoned with a...
  • Families stream to battlefields for 100th year of Gallipoli

    Families of soldiers who served in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I, along with world leaders, streamed onto the battle sites on Friday for ceremonies marking 100 years since the disastrous British-led invasion. Representatives of countries that...
  • Armenian church declares genocide victims saints in somber ceremony

    Armenian church declares genocide victims saints in somber ceremony
    In a somber pageant of color and ritual, Armenia’s national church Thursday honored the victims of the Ottoman Empire’s deportations and massacres of a century ago by canonizing them en masse as martyrs. In Istanbul, meanwhile, Turkish...
  • Obama cites 'solemn' 100th anniversary of Armenian massacre, avoids 'genocide'

    Obama cites 'solemn' 100th anniversary of Armenian massacre, avoids 'genocide'
    President Obama marked the "solemn" anniversary of the 1915 massacre of more than 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, but stopped short Thursday of using the term genocide despite a 2008 pledge to do so as president. Obama ‎called the massacre...
  • Russell Crowe calls directing 'Water Diviner' the best job in the world

    Russell Crowe has filmed dozens of music videos and three documentaries while performing in 41 films over 25 years. But starring in and directing his first feature, "The Water Diviner," gave the "Gladiator" Oscar winner his own breed of beginner's luck....
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Deaths of Western hostages a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes' in wartime Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in...