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[UPDATED] European Parliament Adopts Bill Urging Turkey to Recognize Genocide

[UPDATED] European Parliament Adopts Bill Urging Turkey to Recognize Genocide

The European Parliament on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution calling on Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide by “coming to terms with its past.

April 15th, 2015

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Davutoglu Says Pope has Joined ‘Conspiracy Against Turkish Government’

Davutoglu Says Pope has Joined ‘Conspiracy Against Turkish Government’

The pope’s reaffirmation of the Armenian Genocide is being viewed as a larger conspiracy against the Turkish government, at least according to the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

April 15th, 2015

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US Cuts Funding in Armenia

US Cuts Funding in Armenia

The United States government recently announced its decision to cut funding on a number of programs being implemented in a number of countries around the world, including some countries in Europe such as Armenia, the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills said Wednesday as he met with Armenia’s Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian.

April 15th, 2015

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Ara Papian Urges Prince Charles to Attend Genocide Commemorations

Ara Papian Urges Prince Charles to Attend Genocide Commemorations

Armenian political analyst Ara Papian, who heads the Modus Vivendi Centre, has addressed an open letter to Prince Charles of the UK, urging him to attend commemorations of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide in Armenia.

April 15th, 2015

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Prof. Theriault Discusses Genocide Reparations Report – Part II

Prof. Theriault Discusses Genocide Reparations Report – Part II

Panorama.am’s Nvard Chalikyan recently spoke with Professor Henry C. Theriault, Chair of the Philosophy Department at Worcester State University and Director of the Armenian Genocide Reparations Study Group (AGRSG), about the recently published report by the Group titled “Resolution with Justice: Reparations for the Armenian Genocide,” which outlines Armenian claims on the Turkish government in a comprehensive study.

April 14th, 2015

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Members of Israel’s Knesset to Attend Centennial Commemorations in Yerevan

Members of Israel’s Knesset to Attend Centennial Commemorations in Yerevan

Two members of Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, will attend centennial commemorations of the Armenian Genocide in Yerevan on April 24.

April 14th, 2015

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Turkey Left Without World’s Support, Says Manoyan

Turkey Left Without World’s Support, Says Manoyan

Turkey’s vehement reaction to the Vatican’s Holy Mass commemorating the Armenian Genocide is not surprising, according to Giro Manoyan, the political affairs director of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaksutyun (ARF).

April 14th, 2015

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Turkey ‘Not on Same Page’ with International Community

Turkey ‘Not on Same Page’ with International Community

Armenia’s minister of foreign affairs Edward Nalbandian said Tuesday that Turkey and the international community are increasingly in disagreement, while commenting on Pope Francis’ reaffirmation of the Armenian Genocide on Sunday.

April 14th, 2015

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Erdogan Warns Pope to not Repeat ‘Mistake’

Erdogan Warns Pope to not Repeat ‘Mistake’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday blasted Pope Francis for his reaffirmation of the Armenian Genocide and warned the pontiff to not make the same “mistake” again, reported the Turkish media.

April 14th, 2015

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Turkish Hackers Hit Vatican Website

Turkish Hackers Hit Vatican Website

Turkish hackers hit the Vatican’s website on Monday in an apparent retaliation for the pope’s remarks on Sunday, when he referred to the events of 1915 as “the first Genocide of the 20th century,” reported the Hill.

April 14th, 2015

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Obama to Appoint US Delegation to Armenian Genocide Commemorations

Obama to Appoint US Delegation to Armenian Genocide Commemorations

The United States of America will be officially represented on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide in Yerevan at the Dzidzernagapert Memorial with members of a delegation who will be appointed by the U.S. President Barack Obama, the American Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills announced Monday.

April 13th, 2015

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Nalbandian Warns Against Alternatives to Minsk Group

Nalbandian Warns Against Alternatives to Minsk Group

Armenia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian on Monday met with the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Anne Brasseur, who is on an official visit to Yerevan.

April 13th, 2015

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The Pope’s Message to Armenians

The Pope’s Message to Armenians

Pope Francis on Sunday, during a service dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, made powerful statement by characterizing the events of 1915 as “the first Genocide of the 20th century.”

April 13th, 2015

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Schiff Applauds Pope, Urges US to Follow Suit

Schiff Applauds Pope, Urges US to Follow Suit

Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), the lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution, on Sunday released statement applauding Pope Francis for courageously recognizing the Armenian Genocide.

April 13th, 2015

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