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  • Kobani still a ghost town, months after liberation from IS

    The battle for the Syrian border town of Kobani was a watershed in the war against the Islamic State group — Syrian Kurdish forces fought the militants in rubble-strewn streets for months as U.S. aircraft pounded the extremists from the skies...
  • May Day demos staged around the world; Turkey square blocked

    Left-wing groups, governments and trade unions were staging rallies around the world Friday to mark International Workers Day. Most events were peaceful protests for workers' rights and world peace. But May 1 regularly sees clashes between police and...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: Will the Pope's statement on the genocide help?

    In Theory: Will the Pope's statement on the genocide help?
    This month, Pope Francis┬ácalled the deaths of 1.5 Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 "the first genocide of the 20th century." His acknowledgment — also made by Pope John Paul II in 2001 — was met with praise from Armenians...
  • 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...
  • Cypriot president unveils steps to boost peace talks trust

    Cyprus' president said Tuesday he would this week give the new Turkish Cypriot leader details about minefields in the ethnically split island's breakaway north, one of a series of moves he hopes will foster trust for the resumption of reunification talks....
  • Local officials criticize Obama, Turkish government at Armenian Genocide commemoration event

    Local officials criticize Obama, Turkish government at Armenian Genocide commemoration event
    In the weeks leading up to April 24 -- the date widely accepted as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day -- Armenians around the world took part in events like a six-mile march to the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles and candlelight vigils to pay tribute to...
  • Turkey rebukes newly-elected Turkish Cypriot leader

    Turkey's president on Monday rebuked the newly elected leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriot state for suggesting that Turkey should deal with northern Cyprus as an equal. Mustafa Akinci, who has pledged to focus his energy on achieving an accord...
  • Centenary of 1.5 million Armenian deaths marked in NYC

    Thousands of people packed Times Square on Sunday to demand that the U.S. government recognize the deaths of up to 1.5 million Armenians during World War I as genocide. The rally marked the centennial of the killings under the Ottoman Empire —...
  • Mustafa Akinci elected leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots

    Mustafa Akinci, a veteran politician with a strong track record of reaching out to rival Greek Cypriots, was elected Sunday as leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots in ethnically divided Cyprus, pledging to focus his energy on breaking decades of...