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Turkey outraged by House resolution on Armenian ‘genocide’

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Turkey outraged by House resolution on Armenian ‘genocide’

By a margin of one vote, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed a non-binding resolution calling the World War I-era killing of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks a "genocide." The fallout continues between the U.S. and Turkey, one of America's key allies. Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Bulent Aliriza, and Tarek Bazley reports for Al Jazeera English.

Posted: March 5, 2010 17:08   Comments: 42
Turkey, Armenia agree on road map to normalize ties

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Turkey, Armenia agree on road map to normalize ties

Turkey and Armenia have worked out a framework to normalize relations, the Turkish Foreign Ministry announced on Wednesday. The announcement comes just before Armenia commemorates the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks between 1915-1917 -- a long source of tension between the neighboring countries.

Posted: April 23, 2009 16:05   Comments: 3
Obama avoids “genocide” label in Turkey

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Obama avoids “genocide” label in Turkey

Visiting Turkey on Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama encouraged dialogue with Armenia, acknowledging the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks but stopping short of calling them "genocide." A Worldfocus contributing blogger explores Obama's goals in Turkey and the Armenia question.

Posted: April 6, 2009 09:23   Comments: 2
Protests erupt after Georgia detains ethnic Armenians

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Protests erupt after Georgia detains ethnic Armenians

A Worldfocus contributing blogger describes stirring tensions in Armenia and his experience attending a protest in Yerevan against Georgia's detention of two ethnic Armenians.

Posted: February 26, 2009 14:49   Comments: 4
Debate continues over what constitutes genocide

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Debate continues over what constitutes genocide

The word "genocide" was coined in the aftermath of World War II and has since been used to describe some modern conflicts. But the term itself has become a source of conflict, as many look to whether or not governments and leaders recognize and punish genocide. Bloggers discuss the use -- or misuse -- of the word.

Posted: February 5, 2009 10:06   Comments: 0
Armenia celebrates and looks to the future

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Armenia celebrates and looks to the future

Armenia faces challenges on many fronts as it celebrates the 17th anniversary of its independence.

Posted: September 24, 2008 08:53   Comments: 0
Turkish-Armenian relations warm in the aftermath of regional conflict

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Turkish-Armenian relations warm in the aftermath of regional conflict

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines the motivations behind the presidential meeting and the impact of the Georgia-Russia conflict on the region.

Posted: September 9, 2008 13:14   Comments: 0

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