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  • Turkish leader's statement on Armenian genocide falls short, locals say

    Local leaders and activists in the Armenian community this week called the conciliatory statement by Turkey’s prime minister regarding the 1915 Armenian killings a slap in the face because he declined to characterize the deaths as genocide. As...
  • Berlin -- 'Love' Conquers New Territories, 'Linsanity' Bounces on

    HONG KONG - Gay drama "Love Is Strange," starring John Lithgow and Ira Sachs, will play new dates in Europe. Following its appearance at Berlin's European Film Market, the pic was licensed to Spain's Golem Distribucion, Italy's Koch Media, Portugal's...
  • Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan denounces 'vile attack' against him

    GAZIANTEP, Turkey – A defiant Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out Tuesday at a “vile attack” against him after the leakingĀ  of audio recordings suggesting that he and close family members were implicated in a...
  • Twitter gets court victory in Turkey but ban not lifted

    Twitter gets court victory in Turkey but ban not lifted
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter said late Friday that it won a key victory for freedom of expression after a Turkish court reversed an order that forced the company to take down an account that accused a former government minister of corruption. The Turkish...
  • Turkish Films Feted at LA Fest

    Last year's opening screening at the Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival, "The Butterfly's Dream," turned out to be the North American premiere of the film that became Turkey's entry for the 2013 foreign-language film Oscar race. This year's edition of the...
  • Turks vote in local elections, a key test for embattled ruling party

    Turks vote in local elections, a key test for embattled ruling party
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turks went to the polls Sunday in municipal elections seen as a key test for the embattled ruling party as a corruption scandal swirls around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle. The vote was widely viewed...
  • Glendale City Council denounces anti-statue lawsuit

    Glendale City Council denounces anti-statue lawsuit
    In City Council chambers packed with about 100 people, Glendale council members said they were not fazed by a lawsuit filed last week in federal district court asking a judge to remove a city statue honoring women victimized by the Japanese Army during...
  • L.V. Sportsman's Show brought fellowship

    Between people talking trout and turkeys last weekend, the Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds was the place to be to get excited about the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons. From seminars on using flintlock and inline rifles for hunting, wild...
  • Israeli-based Pic Nonprofit Launches Support Fund for Female Directors

    The New Fund for Cinema and Television, the Israeli nonprofit whose support helped produce such films as "5 Broken Cameras" and "Waltz With Bashir," on March 2 issued a call for submissions for a new incubator project designed to nurture Jewish and Arab...
  • Turkey elections: Prime Minister Erdogan's AKP leads handily

    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party appeared headed toward a sizable victory in the country's municipal elections Sunday, despite a corruption scandal that continues to swirl around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
  • Turkish high court rules Twitter ban illegal, orders access restored

    Turkish high court rules Twitter ban illegal, orders access restored
    The Turkish government's ban on access to the Twitter social media site violates citizens' right to free expression and access should be immediately restored, the country's Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday. Citing the Turkish Constitution's...