The Russia-Armenia alliance is threatening Turkey, a critical U.S. ally

The Feb. 21 front-page article “For Turkey, high stakes as troubles intensify” highlighted a critical development: The growing military alliance between Russia and Armenia is threatening Turkey, an indispensable U.S. ally and partner in the fight against the Islamic State.

‘Warm Turkish Welcome’ For Armenian Soccer ‘Import’

Armenian soccer player Aras Ozbiliz is touting his new 4 1/2-year contract with a leading Turkish club as a “new chapter,” embracing what some might regard as an unlikely fan base.

Mevlut Cavusoglu: Turkey considers Nagorno-Karabakh issue as its own problem

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said his country considered the Nagorno-Karabakh issue as its own problem as he addressed “The Eighth international ambassadors” conference held at the Gaziantep University. He said 20 percent of Azerbaijani territories have been under occupation of Armenia. “Brotherhood Azerbaijan provides its all kind of support for just solving of […]

Body of executed ASALA member taken from Turkey to France after 33 years

The body of Levon Ekmekjian, a member of the Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA) who was executed in Turkey in 1983, has been taken to France following an appeal from his family.

Armenians in Turkey celebrate Christmas

Turkey’s Oriental Orthodox Christians, the country’s largest Christian denomination, held mass on Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning to celebrate Christmas, the birth of Jesus, which they observe on Jan. 6, Today’s Zaman reports.