Turkish, Armenian journalists traveling throughout Turkey, Armenia and Georgia

30.05.2012 A group of Turkish and Armenian journalists are traveling throughout Turkey, Armenia and Georgia from May 24 to June 6 in order to gain first-hand insight into their neighbors and to report in-depth about Turkish-Armenian relations from the field. The group is scheduled to visit six places in Turkey: İstanbul, Malatya, Kayseri, Cappadocia, Ankara and ...

Turkey: 10,000 mark journalist’s death 5 yrs on

Associated Press 19/1/2012 More than 10,000 protesters marked the fifth anniversary of a Turkish-Armenian journalist’s murder on Thursday as outrage continues to grow over a trial which failed to shed light on alleged official negligence or even collusion. Human rights activists placed red carnations on the spot where Hrant Dink was gunned down in daylight by a teenage ...

Armenian church reopened 100 years later

12/29/2011 The dream of Mesrob II Mutafyan who has not been able to perform his patriarchal duty due to his illness has finally come true. The Armenian Church Vortvots Vorodman (Children of Thunder) was restored within the scope of projects of 2010 Istanbul European Capital of Culture and inaugurated by Turkish Customs and Trade Minister Hayati Yazici. “It ...

Ateshian: French Resolution Freezes Turkish Armenian Relations

27/12/2011 The acting Patriarch of Turkish Armenians Aram Ateshian has said that involvement of other thoughts would freeze Turkish-Armenian relations. Commenting on a resolution criminalizing the denial of Armenian allegations on 1915 incidents which was adopted at French Parliament, Ateshian said that other thoughts should not be involved in this matter, otherwise the relations between Turkey and ...

CHP visited Fener Greek, Turkish Armenian Patriarchies

VERCİHAN ZİFLİOĞLU ISTANBUL - HURRIYET DAILY NEWS 10/5/2011 The Republican People’s Party, or CHP, Deputy President, Osman Korutürk pay a visit to Fener Greek and Armenian patriarchies of Turkey. His visit to Armenian Patriarchy of Turkey took longer than anticipated. On the matter of the Armenian deputy who had declared candidacy from CHP yet been excluded out of ...

Turkey’s Armenians facing problems with board’s Election

14/11/2010 VERCİHAN ZİFLİOĞLU ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News Turkey’s Armenian community is facing difficulties in electing an administrative board for the Üç Horan Armenian Church Foundation, with some claiming society officials are guilty of discrimination. “Armenians from [the Central Anatolian province of] Sivas are dominant in the administrative board, and they do not want Armenians from [the Southeast Anatolian ...

Echmiadzin Condemns Turkish Nationalist Prayer in Ani Cathedral

4/10/2010 ECHMIADZIN, Armenia (RFE/RL)–The Armenian Apostolic Church on Saturday expressed outrage at a Muslim religious service held in an Armenian holy site in eastern Turkey, calling it a serious blow to efforts to improve Turkish-Armenian relations. In a written statement, the Holy See of Echmiadzin strongly condemned the Turkish government for allowing the country’s leading ultranationalist party ...

Armenian Church Outraged By Turkish Nationalist Prayer

2/10/2010 The Armenian Apostolic Church on Saturday expressed outrage at a Muslim religious service held in an Armenian holy site in eastern Turkey, calling it a serious blow to efforts to improve Turkish-Armenian relations. In a written statement, the church’s Mother See in the Armenian town of Echmiadzin strongly condemned the Turkish government for allowing the country’s ...