Germany says 1915 massacre of Armenians genocide

Apr 25, 2015

Germany says 1915 massacre of Armenians genocide

Armenia marked the centenary on Friday of a mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks with a simple flower-laying ceremony attended by foreign leaders as Germany became the latest country to respond to its calls for recognition that it was genocide. Turkey denies the killing ...

Pope calls Turkey's Armenian slaughter 'genocide'

/ Apr 12, 2015

Pope calls Turkey's Armenian slaughter 'genocide'

Pope Francis on Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians, calling it "the first genocide of the 20th century," a politically explosive pronouncement that will certainly anger Turkey. Francis, who has close ties to the Armenian community from his days in Argentina, ...

/ Aug 11, 2014

Putin meets with Armenia and Azerbaijan leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a joint meeting Sunday with the leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia, as concerns mount over the escalation of fighting over the South Caucasus region Nagorno-Karabakh. Putin met with Armenian President Serge Sarkisian and Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev in Sochi to ...

Aug 5, 2014

Death toll rises in Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

Azerbaijan and Armenia on Monday both reported more losses in a sharp escalation of fighting over the South Caucasus region Nagorno-Karabakh, with 18 soldiers now confirmed dead. The Azerbaijani region and some adjacent territory have been under the control of Armenian soldiers and ethnic Armenian ...