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Turkish Newspaper Blames 1922’s Great Fire of Smyrna On Armenians

A pro-government Turkish newspaper repeated a controversial theory on Thursday that blames Armenians for the Great Fire of Smryna in 1922. 

Biden Tells Erdogan He Will Use Term “Armenian Genocide”

In a surprise move on Friday, President Biden said that he had told Turkish President Erdogan that he will use the term "Armenian Genocide."

Canada Cancels Drone Technology Export Permits to Turkey

Canada is canceling its export permits for drone technology to Turkey after drones were used in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Greek Armenians Hold Rally in Athens: "We are Like Brothers and Sisters"

By Sean Mathews A large demonstration was held in Athens’ Syntagma Square on Wednesday by members of the Greek Armenian community in a show of solidarity with Armenia. The country is currently fighting the fourth day of an escalating war...

A Century Later World Finally Awakens to the Ottoman Genocide of Christians

By Michael Goodyear* In the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the Ottoman government under the Committee of Union and Progress (“CUP”) orchestrated massacres of its Christian minorities, resulting in ethnic cleansing that would lead to the deaths of hundreds...

Armenian Community of Greece Commemorates Genocide with Athens March

The Armenian community of Greece commemorated the 104th anniversary of the Armenian genocide with a protest march in the center of Athens on Wednesday. The march started at Syntagma Square and concluded at the Turkish embassy, where marchers presented a...

Armenian Genocide Remembered on April 24 (video)

The starting date of the Armenian Genocide is conventionally held to be 24 April 1915, the day that Ottoman authorities rounded up, arrested, and deported from Constantinople (now Istanbul) to the region of Ankara 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals...

Teenage Girl Killed in Fire Near Athens Center

A tragedy occurred early on Tuesday morning near the center of Athens, when a sixteen year old girl's body was found burnt by flames ignited inside her family’s store in Omonia Square. The Armenian family had transformed the store’s storage...

Greeks and Armenians Protest Against Kemal Ataturk Monument in Sydney

Greeks and Armenians in Australia are reacting to the erection of a monument in honor of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in Sydney's Hyde Park. Several Greek Diaspora, Pontic and Armenian organizations expressed their disagreement with the monument in a written statement addressed...