Monument honoring Turkish diplomat opens in Ottawa

A monument honoring Turkish Military Attaché Col. Atilla Altıkat, who was slain by the Armenian militant group ASALA in 1982, was opened yesterday by the Turkish and Canadian foreign ministers, daily Hürriyet reported. Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said the monument stood in memory of all victims of terrorist acts who were killed while on […]

Does Armenia want to become Israel?

by Murat Yetkin. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan called a meeting of the Armenian government on Saturday, Sept. 15, to discuss two important issues. “The meeting in this format was initiated by me,” he began his address to Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and his Cabinet members. “And I intend to conduct such meetings regularly. Our problems, […]

2,000 Armenians flock to mass in ancient restored church

Around 2,000 Armenians from Turkey and the diaspora flocked to a recently restored ancient church on a tiny island in the east of the country for an annual mass today, media reported. Boats provided a shuttle service for pilgrims from all over Turkey, and some from Armenia and elsewhere in Europe, to the isle of […]