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.
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.
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".
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 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.
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.
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.
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.