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  • Turkey detains French former jihadi bride

    A Turkish government official says police have detained a 22-year-old French woman after she crossed into Turkey from Syria where she had joined the Islamic State militant group and married a fighter. The official said Friday that Sonia Belayati was...
  • Turkey: 1 killed in attack on Kurdish party campaign vehicle

    Assailants fired on a campaign vehicle belonging to Turkey's pro-Kurdish party and killed its driver, officials said Thursday, in the latest violence against politicians or political parties ahead of Sunday's general election. The governor's office for...
  • More than 3,300 Syrians flee fighting near Turkish border

    A Turkish government official says more than 3,300 Syrians have crossed into Turkey in the past two days fleeing fighting between Islamic State militants and Kurdish forces in northern Syria's Tel Abyad region. The official said Thursday the refugees...
  • Turkey's election: Sunday's vote can be pivotal at home and abroad

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, May 2: Turkey's parliamentary elections this Sunday could have a profound effect on that country, not to mention an impact on relations with the United States. Its president,...
  • Turkey: 4 detained for leaking exam questions

    Turkey's state-run news agency say police have detained four people suspected of cheating by leaking questions to military school entrance exams. The Anadolu Agency said Wednesday's arrests in the central Turkish city of Kayseri and in the capital,...
  • '1915' a creative take on Armenian genocide

    '1915' a creative take on Armenian genocide
    Just this week, Turkey recalled its ambassador to the Vatican after Pope Francis remarked on the Ottoman Turks' genocide of Armenians 100 years ago. As the historical debate rages on, artistic representations of the event have lagged. An IMDb keyword...
  • Armenian Genocide remarks by Pope Francis bring about swift, strong local reaction

    It wasn’t so much what he said as how he said it. When Pope Francis used the term “genocide” on Sunday to describe the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, he was not breaking new ground. Pope John Paul II had...
  • Armenians praise Pope's comments

    Armenians praise Pope's comments
    Local leaders and community members are praising Pope Francis for his remarks from the Vatican this past weekend that categorized the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as the first genocide of the 20th century....
  • Khloe, Kim Kardashian head to Armenia, meet with prime minister

    Khloe, Kim Kardashian head to Armenia, meet with prime minister
    The Kardashians have gone back to their roots -- and we're not talking about hair color. Members of the reality TV clan made their way to their native Armenia on Wednesday to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian genocide. "Armenia we are here! We'...
  • Why Armenia Genocide recognition remains a tough sell

    Why Armenia Genocide recognition remains a tough sell
    When parties in the Austrian Parliament last week signed a declaration calling the slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks that began in 1915 a genocide, the Republic of Turkey issued a statement saying it would leave “permanent stains on...
  • Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears

    Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears
    It's become a frustrating rite for Armenian Americans. Every year, in the days leading up to the April 24 anniversary, advocates have lobbied President Obama to use the word "genocide" to describe the killing of more than 1 million Armenians at the...