Category: VERDA ÖZER
“Prime Minister Erdoğan’s statement of condolence to the Armenians was a milestone in Turkey’s history.”
Turkish-Armenian relations are back under the spotlight ahead of the centenary commemorations of 1915 on April 24. Carnegie Endowment scholar Thomas de Waal spoke to HDN about his new book on the subject.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER: ‘Great Catastrophe: Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide’ by Thomas de Waal
Sarkis Seropyan, the veteran editor of Istanbul-based weekly Agos’ Armenian language pages, has passed away at the age of 80.
FOLDED CORNER: ‘There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia and Beyond’ by Meline Toumani (Metropolitan Books, 286 pages, $28)
A probe has been opened into the two Interior Ministry inspectors who allegedly covered up the acts of police chiefs in the murder of Armenian Turkish journalist Hrant Dink in 2007, daily Yeni Şafak reported on March 2.
Former head of Turkey's police intelligence, Ramazan Akyürek, sent to prison over the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink
A high-ranking Turkish police chief has been detained in Ankara as part of the investigation into murder Hrant Dink
A growing campaign, inside and outside Turkey, is advocating the opening of the Turkish-Armenian border, without asking anything of Armenia, as if the Turkish government was the only, or at least the main, actor responsible for the current situation.
A new security package proposed by the ruling AKP will leave citizens at the whim of police officers in terms of personal freedoms, according to the head of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey (TİHV). Ultimately, torture has merely changed form under the AKP, Şebnem Korur Fincancı says.
This week, Jan. 27 was International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz exterminatiom camp by Soviet soldiers.
The spokesperson of Turkish President Erdoğan and the Foreign Ministry strongly reacts to remarks by Armenian leader Sargsyan
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Everything and everyone in Turkey has come up roses after Greece’s new, maverick leader, Alexis Tsipras, won what looks like a landmark election victory
Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
It is the first time I see them talking so honestly. I’ll share my impressions from the talks I had in Washington and explain how relations are deteriorating.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
On Jan. 17, 2007, Hrant Dink, a Turkish Armenian intellectual and the editor-in-chief of the Istanbul-based Armenian daily newspaper, Agos, was assassinated right outside his office in one of the busiest streets in the country.
Officers arrested in the murder case of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink have joined the civilian suspects in blaming one-time allies or colleagues for the killing after the inspection was widened.
Cizre has witnessed a series of deadly clashes over the past month, threatening the ongoing Kurdish peace process and becoming a point of bitter dispute between President Erdoğan and HDP co-chair Demirtaş.
On Jan. 19, the lives and tragic deaths of two men – Martin Luther King Jr. and Hrant Dink – were commemorated and honored in the United States and Turkey
Messages from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan last year and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu on Jan. 20 addressed to Armenians were not “tactical” steps taken for the 100th anniversary of the 1915 events, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç has said.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
If I had not read Hayko Bağdat’s article last week in daily Taraf, I would not have realized that there are more similarities than meet the eye between the Charlie Hebdo killings and the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink.
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