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  • Erdogan 'condemns' pope over Armenian genocide comment

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is "condemning" Pope Francis for describing the slaughter of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks as "the first genocide of the 20th century" and for urging the international community to...
  • Turkey deporting British group seized on Syrian border

    Turkish authorities have begun deporting back to Britain nine British citizens who were arrested trying to cross into Syria, a Turkish official said Tuesday. One of the group was expelled late Monday. British police said he was arrested on arrival at...
  • U.S. should call Armenian genocide by its name

     U.S. should call Armenian genocide by its name
    On Sunday, Pope Francis took the audacious step of celebrating a Mass at St. Peter's Basilica to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians, and then calling those killings by their name: genocide. For that, the Turkish...
  • How long can Pakistan stay out of Yemen fight in face of Saudi pressure?

    ISLAMABAD Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, under heavy pressure from Saudi Arabia and its allies to reverse Parliament's vote last week to remain neutral in the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen, on Monday once again pledged to deploy Pakistan's...
  • Turkish Cannes winner joins fight against domestic censorship

    ISTANBUL In a year when Turkey's film industry is winning unprecedented plaudits abroad, it's also battling censorship at home, prompting dozens of the nation's most prominent directors to boycott its main festival. More than 100 filmmakers, including...
  • Turkey: Dutch journalist acquitted of 'terror' propaganda

    A Turkish court has acquitted a Dutch journalist of charges of engaging in propaganda on behalf of the banned Kurdish rebel group. Freelance journalist Frederike Geerdink was briefly detained in January and then accused of making "propaganda for a...
  • Turkey recalls ambassador over pope's Armenia genocide words

    Pope Francis on Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling the massacre by Ottoman Turks "the first genocide of the 20th century" and urging the international community to recognize it as such. Turkey immediately...
  • Armenian American community lauds pope's recognition of genocide

    Armenian American community lauds pope's recognition of genocide
    Members of Southern California’s Armenian American community on Sunday lauded Pope Francis, calling him “courageous” for his┬árecognition of the mass killings of Armenians a century ago under the Ottoman Empire as genocide. “As...
  • Turkey recalls Vatican envoy after pope cites Armenian genocide

    VATICAN CITY Armenians were the victims of "the first genocide of the 20th century," Pope Francis said Sunday, prompting Turkey to recall its Vatican ambassador home to Ankara. Similar remarks from the Catholic leadership in the past have triggered...
  • In the Mideast, borders have always been drawn in blood

    In the Mideast, borders have always been drawn in blood
    With a massive invasion by U.S. ground troops ruled out — for now — the debate in Washington over what to do about Islamic State militants has shifted into the realm of diplomacy and “soft power.” President Obama, in his recent...
  • Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition

    Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition
    While the alternative rock band System of a Down plans to use the concert stage this month as a platform to push for formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the United States and Turkey, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), is using his influence as a...