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1915: our wounds are still open
09/07/2015 - World music matters

1915: our wounds are still open

Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has had a huge career in the U.S. but two years ago he felt the need to return home.
File photo (2001) of Col Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, in Pweto, Rwanda with UK Col British Army Colonel Simon Caraffi (r)
23/06/2015 - Rwanda

Rwanda reacts to UK arrest of top spy chief Karake: “lunacy”

Rwanda’s foreign minister reacted swiftly on social media on Tuesday, saying the arrest of the director general of Rwanda’s National Intelligence and Security service was ...
Turkey and Pope Francis do not see eye-to-eye
23/05/2015 - The Sound Kitchen

Turkey and Pope Francis do not see eye-to-eye

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about Turkey’s ambassador to the Vatican.
The plight of the Batwa, 21 years after the Rwandan genocide
12/05/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

The plight of the Batwa, 21 years after the Rwandan genocide

The Rwandan government continues to promote its "Everybody is Rwandan" policy 21 years after the genocide, in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed in the span of 100 ...
25/04/2015

French press review 25 April 2015

The French press has robust coverage of Africa, including the anti-xenophobic rallies in South Africa, the high-tension presidential elections in Togo, political unrest in Guinea and revelations that ...
24/04/2015

French press review 24 April 2015

The French press takes on a duty of remembrance as Armenians mark 100 years since the Ottoman World War I genocide.
French President Francois Hollande was joined by his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic at a ceremony in Yerevan commemorating the Ottoman massacres, 24 April 2015.
24/04/2015 - France - Armenia - Turkey

Turkey should share Armenia's grief, recognise genocide: French president

French President Francois Hollande has urged Turkey to recognise as genocide the Ottoman empire’s massacre of Armenians during World War I.

Despite government's stance, many Turks recognise Armenian genocide
24/04/2015 - International report

Despite government's stance, many Turks recognise Armenian genocide

As Armenians around the world commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide on 24 April, much focus is on Turkey, the successor state of the Ottoman Empire whose rulers ordered the ...
Residents along the tightly sealed Turkish-Armenian border urge reconciliation
22/04/2015 - International report

Residents along the tightly sealed Turkish-Armenian border urge reconciliation

In Armenia, a genocide that happened close to 100 years ago and wiped out a number of ethnic Armenians continues to affect life on the border.
Armenian protesters demonstrate near the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, January 28, 2015
13/04/2015 - Turkey - Amenia

Armenians express surprise over Turkish reaction to genocide remarks

The hostile Turkish reaction to Pope Francis’s remarks at a commemorative meeting for the centennial of the 1915 Armenian genocide in Turkey has been received with surprise in Armenia, but in ...
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