Sunday, April 26, 2015
Lebanese deputy: Historical hatred against Turkey unacceptable
Lebanese lawmaker Khaled al-Daher on Saturday warned Armenians against "offending Turkey," calling to revealing the facts regarding the events of 1915.
"We salute the man... More
Queen Elizabeth of UK leads Gallipoli tributes
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday marked the centenary of the Battle of Gallipoli by leading a two-minute's silence at London's Cenotaph war memorial, honouring the... More
'We want to turn this century into a century of peace'
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday said that Turkey wants to turn this century into a century of peace. Attendees at the Gallipoli Commemorations, which had the participation... More
Language of peace dominates Gallipoli commemorations
Turkey is hosting world leaders to commemorate the centenary of the World War I Battle of Gallipoli, conveying messages of reconciliation. President Erdoğan, in a speech during the ceremony, highlighted the significance of unity in building peace while paying tribute to those who lost their lives in the battle More
Turkey calls Obama's remarks on 1915 events 'unilateral'
A statement made by U.S. President Barack Obama on the 1915 events, in which he refrained from using the word "genocide", was "problematic", the Turkish Foreign Ministry has... More
French oil giant Total to quit Turkey
French oil and gas giant Total has given authority to Société Générale to sell its distribution operation and gas stations in Turkey, Total has a five percent market share... More
Hungarian politician condemns European claims of genocide
The leader of Hungary's second biggest Jobbik party has condemned Armenian claims by the European leaders over the incidents of 1915 in the Ottoman Empire.
Speaking at... More
Australian, New Zealander PMs attend commemorations at Gallipoli battlefields
The prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand on Saturday visited two of the Gallipoli battlefields where their countries' men fought and died.
Australian Prime Minister... More
Washington rallies urge Turkey, Armenia reconcilement
The Turkish American community gathered on Friday in front of White House to march for Turkish-Armenian reconciliation in PeaceWalk2015. More
PM Davutoğlu condemns Putin's 'genocide' remarks
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has criticized remarks made by Russian President Vladimir Putin referring to the 1915 events as genocide, published in a statement posted on... More
World leaders in Gallipoli to convey peace message
Turkey is hosting world leaders on Friday to commemorate the centenary of the World War I battle of Gallipoli, sending out a message of reconciliation.
Tens of thousands... More
Angelina Jolie criticizes UN inaction on Syria crisis
Actress Angelina Jolie on Friday criticized the UN Security Council's failure to end the war in Syria, as she appealed for urgent help for the growing ranks of Syrian refugees.
‘We share Armenians' pains with sincerity’
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey shares Armenian's pain with sincerity and understands them, at his commemoration message read at Istanbul Armenian Patriarchate,... More
Bulgarian parliament refrains from using 'genocide'
Bulgaria's parliament refrained from referring to the 1915 events as genocide and instead chose to refer to them as a "massacre" for the first time on Friday.
The special... More
Obama's comedy routine in White House dinner
US President Barack Obama skewered allies and rivals alike in a Saturday-night comedy act spiced up with a healthy dash of self-deprecation.
Obama appeared before a ballroom... More
Sweden’s Christian Democrats elect first female leader
Sweden's centre-right Christian Democrat Party elected 28-year-old Ebba Busch Thor as the new leader in the party convention on Sunday. Busch is the first female leader of... More
Turkish, international aid organizations rush to Nepal
International aid groups, including Turkey's Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) rushed to respond on Saturday to a massive earthquake in Nepal... More
Google executive Fredinburg killed in Nepal Earthquake
Dan Freidenburg, a Google executive, was among more than 2,000 people killed on Saturday in Nepal after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the Himalayan nation, his family and... More
Russian hackers accessed Obama’s emails: NYT
Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's unclassified emails, the New York Times reported... More
'West should first clean up the stains on their history'
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the countries which have termed the killings of the Ottoman Armenians in 1915 as 'genocide', during his speech at the Independent... More
Turkish Airlines plane's engine catches fire
A Turkish Airlines flight from Milan to Istanbul was forced to make an emergency landing at Atatürk Airport on Saturday morning, after the plane's engine caught fire in the... More
Death of black man sparks protests in Baltimore
The continuing coverage of police killing black men in the United States has triggered a public outcry over the use of force by law enforcement against African-Americans.... More
Thousands attend Anzac dawn service in Gallipoli
Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders on Saturday thronged the beaches of Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula to commemorate their forefathers who took part in the World War... More
Study shows 31 Turkish diplomats killed by Armenian terrorists from 1973-86
Armenian terrorist organizations killed 31 Turkish diplomats across the world between 1973 and 1986, a study by a former Turkish ambassador said.
According to the "Armenian... More
'Turkey condemns France's unjust and partial attitude'
Turkey condemned France's "unjust and partial attitude" to the deaths of Ottoman Armenians during their forced relocation in 1915 late on Friday.
"French President Francois... More
Italian PM, UN and EU chiefs to express solidarity
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will on Monday board a vessel in the Mediterranean Sea... More
Earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude strikes Nepal
Tens of thousands of people prepared to spend the night in the open under a chilly and thundery sky after a powerful earthquake shook Nepal on Saturday, killing over a thousand... More