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  • Bruising week for Syria's Assad as troops suffer losses

    It was a bruising week for Syria's Bashar Assad. The rapid collapse of his forces on two fronts in the north and south brought the opposition its biggest victories in two years, raising serious questions about the president's ability to fend off...
  • Istanbul police kill woman carrying bomb near police HQ

    In a second evening of violence in Istanbul, police killed a woman Wednesday carrying a bomb near the city's main police headquarters, an official said. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin also said that a second person escaped and that a policeman was...
  • 9 UK citizens headed to Syria arrested, Turkey military says

    Turkey's military says that nine British citizens have been arrested trying to cross into Syria. They were taken into custody in Hatay province, the military said in a statement Wednesday. The group of three men, two women and four children, was...
  • 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...
  • Church to remember Armenian massacre as 100th anniversary nears

    Church to remember Armenian massacre as 100th anniversary nears
    When Moushegh Tashjian was growing up, his father never spoke to him much about his experience surviving the Armenian genocide. But he and his siblings heard harrowing stories about it from their grandmother. Actually, she wasn't their real...
  • For Syrian Armenians, exodus evokes flight from genocide a century ago

    Snare drums rustle and trumpets blare. Chocolates from a famed confectioner in Syria are handed out among the crowd. The hall falls silent. A minute of remembrance is observed for the more than 200,000 killed during almost four years of civil war in...
  • Turkey's border with Syria

    This is in response to “In Turkey, a bloody artery; Escape to Syria of Charlie Hebdo suspect shows country’s role as jihadi highway” (News, Jan. 29). The Turkish Consulate and community strongly reject the baseless accusations...
  • Brutal slaying leads to protests over violence against women in Turkey

    Brutal slaying leads to protests over violence against women in Turkey
    The slaying of a young Turkish woman during an alleged attempted rape has prompted angry street protests across Turkey and demands that the government do more to combat violence against women. Police on Friday discovered the charred corpse of Ozgecan...
  • Holocaust Museum spotlights 100th anniversary of Armenian genocide

    Some 100 years later, the black-and-white photo, grainy and archaic as it may be, remains ghastly and gruesome, documentation of grand inhumanity still difficult to digest today. The remains of a woman and two young children lay lifeless, starved to...
  • U.S. denies Kurdish ally Salih Muslim's request to visit

    The Obama administration lavished praise this week on a Kurdish group in Syria that helped score a victory over Islamic State militants in the border town of Kobani after four months of fighting. But U.S. officials also made another gesture that...
  • CCTV video may show missing British girls in Istanbul

    CCTV video may show missing British girls in Istanbul
    A Turkish television station says it has obtained video showing three missing British teenagers at an Istanbul bus terminal before they boarded a bus to a city near Turkey's border with Syria. A Haber news, which has close ties to the government,...