French President did not know about inclusion of ‘genocide’ in school books

A recent decision to include the alleged Armenian genocide in French history textbooks was made out of the knowledge of French President François Hollande, daily Hürriyet reported today. The president did not give any instruction for the new regulation, Hollande reportedly told Hürriyet during the 20th Annual Ambassador’s Conference in Paris. “I do not know […]

Armenia fosters ‘genocide’ campaigns in France, Israel

Armenia pushes support for its genocide claims in recent actions in Israel and France as the 100th anniversary of the 1915 killings nears. The developments are a sign ofTurkish foreign policy’s failure, says a retired envoy. Armenia has sped up its efforts to promote its genocide claims ahead of the 100th anniversary of the 1915 […]

Bells at Diyarbakır Armenian church to toll after 97 years

The bell-tower of Diyarbakır’s Surp Giragos Church Armenian Church, a very important church for the Armenian community in the Middle East, is set to return to use after a 97-year interval, with a new bell made in Russia. As part of repair and restoration work at the Surp Giragos Church a new bell was made […]

Armenian Americans reach out to parties

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has called on both Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Governor Mitt Romney to outline their views on issues of special concern to Armenian American voters, and to hold a formal meeting with the community’s leadership prior to the November elections, the group has said. In a […]

Turkish diplomat slain by ASALA to be remembered by monument in Canada

A monument marking the 30th anniversary of the assassination of a Turkish diplomat by the Armenian terrorist group ASALA is being erected in Ottawa by the Canadian capital city’s Turkish mission. The project was kept secret to prevent possible interventions by the Armenian lobby, Tolga Tanış of daily Hürriyet reported today. The Turkish Embassy in […]