U.S. federal appeals court rules out a verdict making Armenians angry

The U.S. Federal Court of Appeals has ruled that the descendants of Armenians who died during 1915 incidents could not file lawsuits against insurance companies to receive compensation. The San Francisco Court of Appeals annulled the law adopted in the State of California 11 years ago that authorized descendants of the mentioned Armenians to file […]

Khojaly Massacre Memorial Day Events

NEW YORK February 24, 2012, 12:00pm-2:30pm Dag Hammarskjold Park, 833 1st Avenue, New York Organized by Azerbaijan Association of New York NEW YORK February 27, 2012, 12:00pm-2:00pm Armenian Mission to United Nations, 119 E. 36 Street, New York City Organized by Young Turks.

Turkish Parliamentary Foreign Relations Commission issues statement pertaining to Khojaly massacre

Turkish Parliamentary Foreign Relations Commission has issued on Wednesday a statement pertaining to the Khojaly massacre. The commission unanimously decided to issue the statement, said Chairman of the Foreign Relations Commission Volkan Bozkir. In its statement, the commission said that Khojaly was a dark page written by Armenia in history.

Turkey’s EU minister calls on Germany to open archives regarding Armenians

Turkey’s European Union (EU) minister and chief negotiator, Egemen Bagis, has called on Germany to open archives regarding Armenians to help illuminate the issue. German Welt Online posted Egemen Bagis’ remarks on its web-site and quoted the minister as saying that Germany should open its archives regarding Armenians and help illumination of the issue. “Germany […]

Turkey summons Swiss envoy over investigation into minister

Swiss Ambassador Raimund Kunz was summoned by the Turkish foreign ministry in Ankara after a Swiss prosecutor launched a probe into Turkey’s EU minister for saying “the Armenian genocide doesn’t exist.” Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioğlu summoned Kunz to his office, asking for an explanation. Sinirlioğlu reportedly told Kunz that the incident was “unacceptable.” “There […]