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  • It's time for Turkey to recognize the Armenian genocide

    It's time for Turkey to recognize the Armenian genocide
    "Concealing or denying evil is like allowing a wound to keep bleeding without bandaging it." — Pope Francis, speaking to Armenians at the Vatican Amid World War I's carnage but far from Europe's trenches, Turkish leaders of the crumbling Ottoman...
  • VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey

    VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey
    Pieces of ancient history are on a journey home thanks to the work of students and faculty at Valparaiso University. Turkish dignitaries were present at the university's Art Student Exhibition in the Brauer Museum of Art to sign a Memorandum of...
  • Breakaway Turkish Cypriots pick leader as peace talks loom

    Uncertainty reigns as Turkish Cypriots vote for a new leader this weekend: There's no clear favorite and no way of knowing whether the winner can bring talks on reunifying Cyprus to a successful conclusion. The Sunday vote in the island's breakaway...
  • '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...
  • Turkey lashes out at pope, EU over Armenia genocide comments

    Turkey was on the defensive Wednesday, lashing out at both Pope Francis and the European Union's legislature for their descriptions of the Ottoman-era killing of Armenians as genocide. Turkey's prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the pontiff has...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...