Showing posts with label Ottoman Turkey. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ottoman Turkey. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Armenia's new president, acting PM, pay homage to 1915 genocide victims

eternal flame at Tsitsernakaberd
The president of Armenia, its acting prime minister and other high-ranking government and ecclesiastical authorities officially paid a visit Tuesday to a memorial dedicated to the victims of what has become known as the country's 1915 genocide.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Turkey: Jerusalem holy site closure ‘crime against humanity’

Temple Mount
Turkey on Monday blasted Israel’s two-day closure of a Jerusalem holy site, following a deadly attack, as a “crime against humanity.”Israel closed the Haram al-Sharif compound, or the Noble Sanctuary of Jerusalem, on Friday and Saturday after the attack.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Armenian lawmaker banned from Turkish parliament for using the term genocide

A Turkish-Armenian member of parliament was temporarily banned from Turkey's National Assembly after he used the term genocide to describe the deaths of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire a century ago, media reported on Saturday.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Egypt MPs call on parliament to ‎recognise Armenian genocide‎

Independent Egyptian MP Mostafa Bakri said that ‎he and 336 MPs have called on parliament ‎to approve a draft resolution in favour of ‎recognising the death of 1.5 ‎million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman state in 1915 as a ‎‎"genocide." ‎

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Turkey calls on US to adopt objective approach after Obama's 'Meds Yeghern' remarks

Turkish Foreign Ministry has urged the U.S. administration to adopt an objective and constructive approach in evaluating historical realities on the basis of a memory after U.S. President Barack Obama's “Meds Yeghern” remarks on the killings of Armenians in 1915.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Piden a Rusia reconocer el genocidio griego en Turquía

Una petición a las autoridades de Rusia para reconocer el genocidio de los griegos pónticos en el Imperio Otomano fue publicada en la plataforma change.org

"Desde hace un siglo las almas de estas víctimas inocentes claman justicia", dice el texto.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Belgian PM recognizes 1915 killing of Ottoman Armenians as ‘genocide’

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel has recognized on the behalf of the Belgian government the killing of Ottoman Armenians in eastern Anatolia from 1915 as “genocide,” Belgian media reported on June 18.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Germany Defies Turkey, Recognizes Armenian Genocide

The German government backed away on Monday from a steadfast refusal to use the term “genocide” to describe the massacre of up to 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces 100 years ago after rebellious members of parliament forced its hand.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Pope calls Armenian slaughter ‘first genocide of 20th century’

Pope Francis on Sunday remembered the centenary of the slaughter of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire by calling it “the first genocide of the 20th century,” a politically explosive pronouncement that will certainly anger Turkey.

Friday, January 30, 2015

Armenian president describes Turkey’s April 24 invitation as ‘cynical and shortsighted’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s invitation to ceremonies marking the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli in Çanakkale in late April, which coincides with the remembrance day for the victims of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians, was  “cynical and shortsighted,” Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has said...

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Monday, October 28, 2013

Egypt has suspended agreements signed with the Turkish government for the restoration of antiquities.

Egypt has suspended agreements it had previously signed with the Turkish government for the restoration of Islamic and Ottoman-era antiquities, Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Monday.

Ibrahim, who was touring historic sites near the coastal city of Alexandria, added that his ministry had taken the decision due to "the Turkish position on Egypt's June 30 revolution," in reference to official Turkish criticisms of the Egyptian military's July 3 ouster of elected president Mohamed Morsi.

Relations between Cairo and Ankara have cooled since the army's removal of Morsi, the country's first democratically elected president.

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