In Azerbaijan, pain and loss drive war fever

World / Politics Oct 24, 2020

In Azerbaijan, pain and loss drive war fever

by Carlotta Gall

As dusk fell, the sound of wailing carried on the soft evening breeze. Women filled the courtyard of a small house, keening over a coffin draped in the national flag. Men clustered in hushed groups in the narrow alley outside. The working-class neighborhood of Ahmedli, ...

Germany says 1915 massacre of Armenians genocide

World 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 ...