Monthly Archives: August 2013

Egyptian Twitter Post Pushes Turkey’s Buttons

Egyptian Twitter Post Pushes Turkey’s Buttons   People take part in a commemoration ceremony to mark the anniversary of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, April 24, 2011. (photo by REUTERS/Tigran Mehrabyan)   By: Yasemin Çongar for Al-Monitor Turkey Pulse Posted on August 23 […]

Armenian culture in Turkey: From the ashes

Armenian culture in Turkey: From the ashes

Armenian culture in Turkey From the ashes Turkish Armenians are beginning to celebrate—and commemorate—their past   Just like new     Aug 24th 2013 | DIYARBAKIR |From the print edition A DAINTY silver slipper, a hand-engraved copper bowl. Silva Ozyerli, an ethnic Armenian, runs a loving finger over these and other family treasures strewn across […]

Australian MP Replies to Turkish Consul-General Concerning Genocide

Australia (AINA) — In a speech to the New South Wales Parliament on Wednesday, August 21, 2013, the Rev Fred Nile said the following to the Turkish Consul-General concerning Armenian, Assyrian and Hellenic-Greek genocides: Armenian, Assyrian And Greek Genocides Reverend the Hon. FRED NILE [6.11 p.m.]: I wish to speak on the genocide of the […]

Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Turkey visits Armenian Church in Kayseri

Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Turkey visits Armenian Church in Kayseri LONDON – COMBINED SOURCES (23 August, 2013): The British Ambassador in Turkey paid an unofficial visit to the Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator in Kayseri (Caeserea / Gesarya). Built in 1856, St Gregory is the only Armenian church in Anatolia where liturgical services […]

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 by Nada Hifzi The official page of the interim President of the Republic [of Egypt] Adli Mansour has announced on his social networking site “Twitter” that the permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations will sign […]

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 By Karam Saeed In an unprecedented move, Cairo has announced the signing of the Convention which condemns the Armenian genocide committed by the Turks (the Ottoman Empire) on April 24, 1915. This action from official […]

Greenhead Park could be site of first permanent Holocaust memorial in North of England

Greenhead Park could be site of first permanent Holocaust memorial in North of England

Greenhead Park could be site of first permanent Holocaust memorial in North of England 16 Aug 2013 08:51 The north of England’s first permanent Holocaust memorial will be in Huddersfield Greenhead Park is one of three sites which have been shortlisted for the memorial. The other possible sites are the town’s university and Huddersfield New […]

The Hindu, Part 2: Symbols of an age

The Hindu, Part 2: Symbols of an age

The Hindu Chennai, August 13, 2013 SURVIVORS OF TIME Symbols of an age Anusha Parthasarathy   Anusha Parthasarathy traces the lives of well-known Armenians who made the community an integral part of the city’s history and culture Coja Petrus Uscan, who was first referred to in 1724 as ‘…an Armenian lately arrived from Manilha and […]

The Hindu, Part 1: Merchants on a mission

The Hindu, Part 1: Merchants on a mission

The Hindu Chennai, July 30, 2013 SURVIVORS OF TIME Merchants on a mission Anusha Parthasarathy   In the 360th year of Armenian presence in the city Anusha Parthasarathy visits monuments and streets associated with this trading community If you walk along Armenian Street today, it is vastly different from the time when the merchantmen of […]

What’s the real reason behind Putin’s visit to Baku?

What’s the real reason behind Putin’s visit to Baku?   Two months after the anti-Russian rally held in Yerevan, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Baku. For this visit, Russian vessels of the Caspian fleet made a friendly entrance at Baku port – among those was the main missile reconnaisance vessel of the Dagestan fleet […]

Suspect ‘does not remember what happened’ in Armenian murder case

Suspect ‘does not remember what happened’ in Armenian murder case   Pınar Öğünç ISTANBUL – Radikal   Hundreds march on Samatya streets to protest assaults against elderly Armenian women. DAILY NEWS photo/Emrah Gürel The only suspect in the murder of Turkish-Armenian woman Maritsa Küçük has denied the allegations against him, saying he does not remember […]

Ban for wrestler accused of racism delayed until after World Championships

Ban for wrestler accused of racism delayed until after World Championships Wednesday, 14 August 2013 By Nick Butler August 14 – The International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) has postponed the ban issued against Rıza Kayaalp, the Turkish wrestler accused of making racist comments on Twitter, until after next month’s World Championships pending a review […]

Number of Foreign Tourists to Nagorno-Karabakh Grows Rapidly

YEREVAN, Armenia – The number of foreign tourists visiting Nagorno-Karabakh is continuing to increase rapidly after substantial growth recorded in recent years, authorities in the Armenian-populated territory said on Monday. Official figures released by the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Tourism Department show a doubling of visitors in the first quarter of this year.According to the department, some […]

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