Historical Armenian church hosts service

A historical Armenian church located on Akdamar Island in Lake Van hosted on Sunday the second religious ceremony since its renovation in 2007. The ceremony at the Akdamar Church was led by Turkish Armenian Patriarchate’s Archbishop Aram Ateşyan. Speaking at the ceremony, Ateşyan said their wishes were for tranquility in the country and brotherhood between […]

Charles Aznavour faces criticism over ‘genocide’

Famous French-Armenian musician Charles Aznavour has been criticized for statements he made on television channel France 2 regarding the World War I-era deaths of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. “A different word should replace ‘genocide’ to reopen the Turkish-Armenian border and to start dialogue with the Turks,” Aznavour said. He also expressed a wish to […]