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  • US envoy deflects insult by Turkish mayor with humor

    The U.S. ambassador to Turkey is fighting back with humor after Ankara's mayor called a U.S. state department spokeswoman a "stupid blonde." John Bass posted a picture on his Instagram account with his normally dark hair digitally altered to a reddish...
  • Turkish May Day protesters clash with police in Istanbul

    Police and May Day demonstrators have clashed in Istanbul as crowds determined to defy a government ban tried to march to the city's iconic Taksim Square. Security forces pushed back demonstrators using water cannons and tear gas. Protesters retaliated...
  • Erdogan: Turkey's ancestors never committed genocide

    On the eve of the day marking the centenary of the Ottoman massacres of Armenians, Turkey's president said Thursday his nation's ancestors never committed genocide. Addressing a meeting billed as an international peace summit Thursday, Recep Tayyip...
  • Remembrance Day: The Turks tried. The Armenians survived

    On Friday, thousands of Armenians, my people, my comrades — em ynker — will march to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first recorded genocide of the 20th century. Thousands of us will demand recognition from the leaders of the...
  • Separate ceremonies in Armenia, Turkey underscore years of enmity

    ISTANBUL 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 President...
  • Armenians still haunted by Turkish massacres 1 century later

    Life had barely begun for Khosrov Frangyan when he knew the fear of being an Armenian in the Ottoman Empire. A century later, the memories still torment him. "Somebody told us that Turks will come and start killing us," said the 105-year-old,...
  • German president labels Armenian killings as genocide

    Germany's president on Thursday described the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago as genocide, marking a shift in his country's stance after officials previously avoided the term. President Joachim Gauck said it is clear today...
  • Century later, Armenians haunted by Turkish massacres

    Century later, Armenians haunted by Turkish massacres
    Life had barely begun for Khosrov Frangyan when he knew the fear of being an Armenian in the Ottoman Empire. A century later, the memories still torment him. "Somebody told us that Turks will come and start killing us," said the 105-year-old,...
  • Judge whose family survived Armenian genocide: 'They never smiled'

    Judge whose family survived Armenian genocide: 'They never smiled'
    Pope Francis set off a diplomatic furor recently when he said what historians and most diplomats have been saying for almost a century now: That Turkey participated in the first genocide of the 20th century by slaughtering 1.5 million Armenians in 1915....
  • Migrant dies trying to enter Greece by land during floods

    Greek authorities say they have found the body of a migrant who apparently drowned during floods as he tried to illegally enter the country from Turkey. The unidentified young man's body was found Thursday near the banks of the Evros River on Greece's...
  • Movie review: Crowe's old fashioned �Water Diviner� aims to heal an old war wound

    The century-old open wound of Gallipoli, Australia's ill-fated entry into World War I, makes a vivid and grim backdrop for Russell Crowe's "The Water Diviner," a sensitive and sentimental story about a grieving father looking for the bodies of the three...