Daily Archives: Sunday, 21 October, 2012

Is Syria Fast-Becoming Turkey’s Vietnam?

The Turkish-promoted so-called Arab Spring in Syria has backfired on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Turkey. Each passing day further drags Turkey deeper into the quick-sands of Syria. And Mr. Erdogan is not too happy about it. In Egypt’s popular uprising, Turkey initially ignored the plight of the Egyptian people, and sided with Dictator Pres. […]

Remembering Armenian Patriarch Torkom II

It has been a sad week for the Armenian patriarchate of Jerusalem, following the death of the late Patriarch Torkom II. Numerous messages of sorrow and many tributes have been made for him. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales has written to the Vicar General of the Patriarchate to offer the Bishops’ “heartfelt […]

Photograph links Germans to 1915 Armenia genocide

Photograph links Germans to 1915 Armenia genocide

The photograph – never published before – was apparently taken in the summer of 1915. Human skulls are scattered over the earth. They are all that remain of a handful of Armenians slaughtered by the Ottoman Turks during the First World War. Behind the skulls, posing for the camera, are three Turkish officers in tall, […]