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Trump’s present to Erdogan: Resolution on Armenian Genocide blocked

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have not agreed with US counterpart Donald Trump on crucial issues, however, he got a present of important significance: the blocking of the Resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide. A US Senator has blocked a resolution to formally recognize the mass killing of Armenians by …

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Turkey fumes over “Armenian Genocide” vote by US House of Representatives

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to officially recognize the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as genocide. Historians say an estimated 1.5 million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Empire — the predecessor to modern-day Turkey — between 1915 and 1923. The historic …

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Turkey PM Yildirim: “There is no massacre, genocide or colonialism in our history”

“In our history there is neither colonialism, nor massacre, nor genocide. There is brotherhood and unity,” Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildiz told the Dogan news agency. Commenting on the recent Dutch Parliament decision to recognize the Armenian genocide, the Turkish Prime Minister said: “The decision taken by the Dutch Parliament …

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Armenian protesters clash with police outside the Turkish Consulate in Thessaloniki Video

Armenian protesters clashed with police outside the Turkish Consulate in downtown Thessaloniki on Monday evening.  The tension started when a group of Armenian youth attempted to hang a memo at the entrance of the consulate. Greek authorities did not allow that, the angry protesters freaked out throwing objects to police, …

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Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch missing after suicide attack in Syria

“Patriarch Ignatius Ephrem II,  the supreme leader of the Syriac Orthodox Church, has been missing after a terrorism attack in North-Eastern Syria on Sunday,” Greek media report descriging the case as a “thriller”. At least three people were killed and several injured  in Qamishli in northeast Syria when a suicide …

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