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Armenians in Tearful Goodbye to their Own ”Sumela” Monastery

Just like the Greeks who were forced to give up their precious cultural heritage of Pontus and Asia Minor to the Turks a century ago, Armenians did the same over the weekend as they bid farewell to Dadivank Monastery. In...

Armenians Burn Their Homes Before they Hand Over to Azerbaijan

As Armenia hands over territory to Azerbaijan on Sunday, under a Russia-brokered peace deal that followed six weeks of fighting, many villagers in the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh burned their own homes. Pictures from the village of of Charektar, that will...

Turkey Celebrates Azeri Victory Against Armenia

Turkey said on Tuesday a deal to end more than a month of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh had secured important gains for its close ally Azerbaijan in the conflict with Armenia. The agreement, signed by Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, follows six...

Anger Erupts in Armenia as Country Signs “Painful” Deal with Azerbaijan

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement on Tuesday to end six weeks of fierce fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh in a deal Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan described as “unspeakably painful” in an emotional Facebook post. Under the deal, Azerbaijan will...

Senators Call for Investigation into Turkish Human Rights Violations, US Military Aid

Senator Bob Menendez, the ranking member of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced two resolutions on Thursday calling for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to catalogue Turkey's human rights abuses throughout the Caucasus, the Near East and in...

Greece to Affirm Friendship, Solidarity with Armenia in FM's Visit

The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will offer the country's solidarity to Armenia which is under attack by Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh during his visit to Yerevan on Friday. Dendias has started his visit by visiting the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial...

Greece Recalls Ambassador to Azerbaijan

Greece recalled its ambassador to Azerbaijan on Wednesday after what it said were “unfounded and offensive” claims by the Azeri government that Greece tolerated militants on its soil. In a rapid deterioration of bilateral relations, Athens says that it issued...

Historic Bonds Between Greece and Armenia Remain Unbroken

The recent armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh area has Greece siding with the Armenians, as Turkey has firmly planted itself on the side of the Azeris. Greece has centuries-old bonds of friendship with the eastern...

Greece at Forefront of Mediation Efforts in Armenian Conflict

Greece is taking the initiative for a de-escalation of the the crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh, with Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias calling for an extraordinary meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's (OSCE) Permanent Council, according to a...

Armenia Charges Turkey Shot Down One of Its Jets, Killing Pilot

Armenian authorities charged on Tuesday that the nation of Turkey is responsible for the shooting down of one of its fighter jets, killing the pilot. If true, this would be a major provocation and an escalation of the conflict in...