Armenian forces kill Azerbaijani soldier: Baku

Armenian forces have killed an Azerbaijani soldier in the latest outbreak of border violence over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region, the defence ministry in Baku said Tuesday. “A soldier from the Azerbaijani army died as a result of a violation of the ceasefire from the Armenian side,” Eldar Sabiroglu, spokesman for the Azerbaijani defence ministry, […]

Diyarbakır’s Surp Giragos Church set to have Armenian museum

A part of the Surp Giragos Church will be opened as an Armenian museum. Officials make a call to the Armenian community to make contributions A part of the Surp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakır will be opened as a museum for the history of the Armenians from the southeastern province. Ergün Ayık, head of […]

Azerbaijan, Turkey hold joint drill

The Turkish and Azerbaijani armies launched a joint military exercises on July 12 that will run in Baku and Nakhchivan until July 28. According to a statement issued late July 12 by the Turkish General Staff, the aim of the exercises is to strengthen the military cooperation between the two countries and share information and […]

Foreign Ministry welcomes US court decision denying release of Turkish diplomat’s killer

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has welcomed the decision of a U.S. court to deny a probation request by Hampig Sassounian, who had been convicted for the 1982 murder of Los Angeles Consul General Kemal Arıkan. Two similar requests were denied in 2006 and 2010. “The refusal of terrorist Sassounian’s release request is an accurate decision […]