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  • Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

    The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feelings as both sides argue over whether to call it genocide. The...
  • Ceremonies in Armenia, Turkey recall 100 years of pain

    ISTANBUL In a message to Armenians on the centennial of the mass deportations and massacres during World War I, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey recognizes "the sorrowful events" of a century ago. In a message read by a...
  • France still undecided about delivery of warship to Russia

    French President Francois Hollande says he has still not decided on whether France will deliver a Mistral-class warship to Russia amid growing speculation that he could choose to refund it. France suspended the delivery "until further notice" last year...
  • Armenian church declares genocide victims saints in somber ceremony

    Armenian church declares genocide victims saints in somber ceremony
    In a somber pageant of color and ritual, Armenia’s national church Thursday honored the victims of the Ottoman Empire’s deportations and massacres of a century ago by canonizing them en masse as martyrs. In Istanbul, meanwhile, Turkish...
  • Indonesia moves Filipino inmate to island before executions

    A Filipino woman facing the death penalty in Indonesia was moved Friday to an island prison where she and nine other drug convicts are to be executed by firing squad. An armored personnel carrier and a car were seen arriving at a port for the short...
  • EU leaders commit ships, aid to address migrant crisis

    Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships, aircraft and a tripling in funds to save lives in the Mediterranean after the deaths at sea of more than 1,300 migrants over the past three weeks, and agreed to lay...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Deaths of Western hostages a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes' in wartime Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in...
  • Separate ceremonies in Armenia, Turkey underscore years of enmity

    ISTANBUL In a somber pageant of color and ritual, Armenia's national church Thursday honored the victims of the Ottoman Empire's deportations and massacres of a century ago by canonizing them en masse as martyrs. In Istanbul, meanwhile, Turkish President...
  • Armenians still haunted by Turkish massacres 1 century later

    Life had barely begun for Khosrov Frangyan when he knew the fear of being an Armenian in the Ottoman Empire. A century later, the memories still torment him. "Somebody told us that Turks will come and start killing us," said the 105-year-old,...
  • Century later, Armenians haunted by Turkish massacres

    Century later, Armenians haunted by Turkish massacres
    Life had barely begun for Khosrov Frangyan when he knew the fear of being an Armenian in the Ottoman Empire. A century later, the memories still torment him. "Somebody told us that Turks will come and start killing us," said the 105-year-old,...
  • France OK to refund Russia if warship not delivered

    French President Francois Hollande has acknowledged for the first time that France will have to give Russia a refund if it doesn't receive the Mistral-class warship whose delivery has been suspended last year because of the conflict in Ukraine. "If you...