In US, Armenian youths marked by WWI mass killings

Edward Papikian, a high school student at the Rose and Alex Pilibos Armenian School in Los Angeles, says he thinks every day about his forefathers who were slain by Ottoman forces in 1915.

Turkish PM says genocide recognition is `European racism`

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Friday angrily condemned the European Parliament for adopting a resolution urging Turkey to recognise the mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as genocide, saying it was a sign of growing "racism" in Europe.

Defying death in the Holocaust for a sister

Suzanna Braun, who experienced the horrors of the Holocaust and defied death at least three times, believes she survived because of her determination to save her sister -- and some divine intervention.

Turkey PM`s Armenian aide steps down amid genocide row

The first member of Turkey`s Armenian community to hold the post of senior advisor to the prime minister has retired, an official told AFP on Thursday, after he described the mass killings of Armenians during the Ottoman Empire as "genocide".

Defiant Turkey draws red line over Armenia genocide recognition

Rejecting worldwide pressure, Turkey has drawn a defiant red line in refusing to recognise the mass killings of Armenians in World War I as genocide on the 100th anniversary year of the tragedy.

Turkey PM slams Pope Francis' 'one-sided' Armenia genocide comments, recalls Vatican envoy
Turkey PM slams Pope Francis' 'one-sided' Armenia genocide comments, recalls Vatican envoy

Turkey on Sunday recalled its ambassador to the Vatican for consultations even as Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu lashed out at Pope Francis for "inappropriate" and "one-sided" comments after he used the word "genocide" to describe the massacres of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War I.

Turkey summons Vatican envoy over pope`s `genocide` remarks: TV

Turkey on Sunday summoned the Vatican envoy to Ankara to request an explanation over Pope Francis`s use of the word "genocide" to describe the massacres of Armenians by Ottoman forces during World War I, television reports said.

Pope Francis calls Armenian killings as the 'first genocide of the 20th century'
Pope Francis calls Armenian killings as the 'first genocide of the 20th century'

Pope Francis used the word "genocide" on Sunday to describe the mass murder of Armenians in a move likely to severely strain diplomatic ties with Turkey.

Pope on diplomatic tightrope with Armenian genocide mass

Pope Francis will mark the 100th anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians with a special ceremony on Sunday, with all eyes on whether he will use the word "genocide".

French role in Rwandan genocide: unanswered questions

 Rwanda accuses France of having played an indirect role in its 1994 genocide, a charge Paris categorically denies. 

UN court upholds Srebrenica commander`s genocide conviction

 The Yugoslav war crimes court on Wednesday upheld Bosnian Serb general Zdravko Tolimir`s life sentence for genocide at the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity on European soil since WWII.

France to free Rwandan genocide suspect

France will release a man accused of involvement in the 1994 Rwanda massacre after the Paris appeal court ruled in his favour on Friday, his lawyer said.

'US, China suppressed genocide reports during Bangladesh liberation war'

The United States, China and a few other countries tried to suppress the reports of genocide and bloodbath in the then East Pakistan during Bangladesh's nine-month-long war of liberation, freedom fighters and experts of that country said here on Wednesday.

ISIS likely committing genocide against Yazidis in Iraq: UN

Islamic State jihadists may have committed genocide in trying to wipe out the Yazidi minority in Iraq, the UN said on Thursday in a report laying out a litany of atrocities.

IS likely committing genocide against Yazidi minority in Iraq: UN

Islamic State jihadists may have committed genocide in trying to wipe out the Yazidi minority in Iraq, the UN said Thursday in a report laying out a litany of atrocities.

N Korea committed crimes against humanity, but not genocide

The head of a UN inquiry into rights violations in North Korea said today that Pyongyang's actions, while constituting a crime against humanity, fell short of genocide.

Iraq tells United Nations that Islamic State committed genocide

Iraq told the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday that Islamic State militants have committed genocide.

Karunanidhi urges PM to move resolution in UN against Lanka

DMK president M Karunanidhi Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider moving a resolution in the UNHRC against Sri Lanka over alleged genocide and wanted India to support adoption of a human rights violation report in the world body.

Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia in early 1990s: UN court
Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia in early 1990s: UN court

The United Nations` highest court on Tuesday ruled that Serbia did not commit genocide in Croatia during the Balkan wars that followed the collapse of Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

Czech President slammed for `super Holocaust` jihadi warning

 A warning by Czech President Milos Zeman that Islamic State jihadists must be crushed to prevent a "super Holocaust" with hundreds of millions of victims was slapped down as "nonsense" by the country`s foreign minister on Tuesday.