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  • Local Armenian-American leaders say Turkish Prime Minister's statement falls short

    Leaders of the Armenian community in Glendale said a  statement by the Turkish Prime Minister on Wednesday offering his condolences to descendants of Armenians massacred by the Ottoman Empire nearly a century ago fell short because the country continues...
  • Armenian genocide commemoration events planned for L.A. region today

    Armenian genocide commemoration events planned for L.A. region today
    Thousands are expected to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide on Thursday, with several high-profile events scheduled across Southern California. The observances come just days after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...
  • Turkish leader's statement on Armenian genocide falls short, locals say

    Local leaders and activists in the Armenian community this week called the conciliatory statement by Turkey’s prime minister regarding the 1915 Armenian killings a slap in the face because he declined to characterize the deaths as genocide. As...
  • Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition

    Editorial: It's long past time for formal recognition
    Somber events commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide were held this week, complete with reflections on the 1.5 million people who were slaughtered at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. We are greatly disappointed that it appears we&...
  • Turkish Films Feted at LA Fest

    Last year's opening screening at the Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival, "The Butterfly's Dream," turned out to be the North American premiere of the film that became Turkey's entry for the 2013 foreign-language film Oscar race. This year's edition of the...
  • Glendale City Council denounces anti-statue lawsuit

    Glendale City Council denounces anti-statue lawsuit
    In City Council chambers packed with about 100 people, Glendale council members said they were not fazed by a lawsuit filed last week in federal district court asking a judge to remove a city statue honoring women victimized by the Japanese Army during...
  • L.V. Sportsman's Show brought fellowship

    Between people talking trout and turkeys last weekend, the Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds was the place to be to get excited about the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons. From seminars on using flintlock and inline rifles for hunting, wild...
  • Israeli-based Pic Nonprofit Launches Support Fund for Female Directors

    The New Fund for Cinema and Television, the Israeli nonprofit whose support helped produce such films as "5 Broken Cameras" and "Waltz With Bashir," on March 2 issued a call for submissions for a new incubator project designed to nurture Jewish and Arab...
  • Spanish journalist freed from Syrian rebel captivity

    BEIRUT -- A Spanish journalist kidnapped by Islamist rebels and held for almost six months inside Syria has been released and was safe in neighboring Turkey, his newspaper reported Sunday. Marc Marginedas, accompanied by Spanish officials, was...
  • 'Reconciliation' takes hold in embattled Syria town

    TAL KHALAKH, Syria — For more than a year, Ghassan Eid didn't speak to his son, Khaled, who abandoned his job as a policeman and joined the armed rebels. "I was ashamed," recalled the father, a shop owner in Tal Khalakh, long renowned as a...
  • Turkish troops fire on Al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Syria

    Turkish troops fire on Al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Syria
     BEIRUT -- Turkish troops opened fire this week on a convoy of Al Qaeda-linked militants across the border from Turkey in northern Syria, Turkish news media reported Wednesday. Various Turkish accounts indicated that the military destroyed several...