AINA Editorial - 24/4/14
(AINA) -- On April 24, 1915 the Turkish genocide of Assyrians, Greeks and Armenians began very simply, without pomp and circumstance. "We have made a clean sweep of the Armenians and Assyrians of Azerbaijan." Those were the words of Djevdet Bey, the governor of Van Province in Ottoman Turkey, who on April ...
On April 22, 2014, His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II offered special prayers on behalf of the abducted Archbishops of Aleppo, Syria: Archbishop Mor Gregorius Youhanna Ibrahim & Archbishop Boulous Yazigi as well as the other kidnapped priests and lay people.
The service was held at St. Mark’s Cathedral in Teaneck, New Jersey.
http://www.tert.am - 24/4/14
A torchlight procession marking the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey is taking place in Yerevan.
The procession has been organized by the youth unions of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) and the Nikol Aghbalyan student union.
The participants are marching toward the Memorial to Armenian Genocide victims.
Head of the ARF-D Hay ...
http://www.armradio.am - 24/4/14
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has highlighted the "shared pain" endured during the 1915 events in an unexpected statement April 23 on the Armenian issue, expressing condolences on behalf of the Turkish state to the grandchildren of Armenians who lost their lives "in the context of the early twentieth century," the Hurriyet Daily ...
By Deniz Serinci
Rudaw - 24/4/14
COPENHAGEN -- What role did the Kurds play in the Armenian genocide under the Ottomans?
On April 24 every year, Armenians worldwide commemorate the genocide, in which between 1-1.5 million died under Ottoman campaigns that began in 1915. Turkey acknowledges that during World War I many Armenians were killed, but claims the numbers ...