- Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million Updated: Apr-24-15 4:44 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia - 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.
- Turkey sends condolences to descendants of killed Armenians Updated: Apr-20-15 4:43 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Monday extended condolences to the descendants of Armenians killed 100 years ago by Ottoman Turks, saying Turkey shared their pain and also announced that a service would be held at the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul to commemorate the victims.
- Turkey lashes out at pope, EU over Armenia genocide comments Updated: Apr-15-15 4:25 pm
ISTANBUL - Turkey was on the defensive Wednesday, lashing out at both Pope Francis and the European Union's legislature for their descriptions of the Ottoman-era killing of Armenians as genocide.
- Erdogan slams brakes on Kurdish peace process ahead of polls Updated: Apr-08-15 6:46 am
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey - The peace process to end decades of violent strife between Turkey and Kurdish rebels has been one of Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan's signature achievements.