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Stories with subject: Genocides
  • Rwandan convicted in Germany could face more prison time 
    Updated: May-21-15 9:12 am

    BERLIN - Germany's top criminal court ruled Thursday that there was sufficient evidence to find a former Rwandan mayor guilty of participating in genocide and sent the case back for the lower court to reconsider his conviction last year on a lesser crime.

  • Local Armenian families in Andover remember genocide 
    Updated: May-02-15 10:25 am

    ANDOVER, Massachusetts - Four generations of Susan Hazarvartian's family know the story of Verjene Masherejian.

  • Centenary of 1.5 million Armenian deaths marked in NYC story has photos
    Updated: Apr-26-15 6:49 pm

    NEW YORK - Thousands of people packed Times Square on Sunday to demand that the U.S. government recognize the deaths of up to 1.5 million Armenians during World War I as genocide.

  • Armenian-American judge marks WWI-era killings 
    Updated: Apr-25-15 10:35 am

    CHICAGO - A federal judge in Chicago has marked the centennial of the start of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.

  • Turkey's Erdogan slams nations recognizing Armenian genocide 
    Updated: Apr-25-15 9:34 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's president has lashed out at country leaders who have recognized the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide on the centenary of the massacres.

  • Massachusetts political figures recall Armenian massacre 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 7:40 pm

    BOSTON - Top officials from both political parties in Massachusetts are calling on President Barack Obama to officially recognize the slaughter of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Turks a hundred years ago as one of the first genocides of the 20th century.

  • Huge Los Angeles march commemorates Armenian killings story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-24-15 6:44 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Tens of thousands of people marched in Los Angeles on Friday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians during the Ottoman Empire, and to press for recognition by Turkey and U.S. that it was genocide.

  • Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million story has photosstory has video
    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.

  • Chicago Armenians mark centennial of genocide of 1.5M 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 4:23 pm

    CHICAGO - Chicagoans of Armenian descent and others have rallied to commemorate the deaths 100 years ago of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks and to call for U.S. recognition that it was genocide.

  • New York march commemorates century-old Armenian killings 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 2:31 pm

    NEW YORK - About 250 people were marching in New York on Friday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire.