| May 14, 2014
| 11:26 AM
As the death toll from one of Turkey’s worst mining disasters climbed to more than 200 on Wednesday, questions were being asked about why lawmakers rejected a parliamentary motion to investigate mine safety two weeks ago.
At least 245 miners...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The death toll in one of Turkey's worst mining disasters climbed to more than 270 on Thursday, and protesters took to the streets in several cities, accusing the ruling party of lax regulation, corruption and close ties to the mining industry.
| May 15, 2014
| 5:21 AM
As public fury mounted Thursday along with the casualty toll in what officials were describing as Turkey’s deadliest mine accident, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan found himself on the defensive in the wake of a seemingly tone-deaf response to...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- The first image has been released from the set of Russell Crowe's feature helming debut, "The Water Diviner," which is shooting in Australia before moving on to Turkey. Mister Smith Entertainment is handling international sales on the epic...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:52 PM
NEW YORK — A stream of negative economic reports has revived fear about the health of the U.S. economy, causing stocks to suffer their worst day in seven months and adding to a 7% decline since mid-January.
Stocks were pounded by discouraging data...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Later this year, Mashdots College President Garbis Der Yeghiayan will take nearly 30 people to visit historic Western Armenia — which now lies within Turkey’s boarders — on a pilgrimage that leads Armenian descendents back to their...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
BEIRUT — A rebel assault on the northern Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border has sparked a furor among Armenians worldwide and revived dark memories of the Ottoman-era genocide.
It's unclear how many civilian casualties occurred in the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The Turkish government late Thursday ordered Internet service providers to restore access to Twitter, lifting a two-week ban on the microblogging site a day after the nation's highest court ruled it illegal and an infringement on free speech.
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:00 AM
SAFED, Israel — The 9-year-old Syrian boy with no legs wheeled himself down a bright hospital corridor, stopping to accept a pain pill from one nurse and a high-five from another.
He has been here for a month, ever since a Syrian government...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Somber events commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide were held this week, complete with reflections on the 1.5 million people who were slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. We are greatly disappointed that it appears we&...