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Chinese woman activist says interrogated a week after release   - 5 Hours ago
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - One of five Chinese women activists whose detention last month sparked an outcry said she was interrogated and verbally abused by police for eight hours on Friday, a little over a

One Ukrainian serviceman killed, two wounded near Mariupol   - 4 Hours ago
© . A Ukrainian serviceman digs trenches on a beach in the port city of Mariupol on the Azov Sea KIEV (Reuters) - One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded in shelling attacks by pro-Russian
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Los Angeles: 100,000 march to Turkish consulate on 100-year-anniversary of Armenian   - 5 Hours ago
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Turkey's Erdogan Slams Nations Recognizing Armenian Genocide   - 45 Minutes ago
Turkey's president has lashed out at country leaders who have recognized the killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide on the centenary of the massacres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday

Was there an Armenian genocide? It depends on Turkish 'intent.' (+video)   - 77 Minutes ago
On the 100th anniversary of the massacres of Armenians during World War I, the debate is not simply a he-said-she-said between modern Turks and Armenians. People lay flowers at a memorial to Armenians
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System of a Down Singer on Armenian Genocide: ‘We’re Still Here, We’re Still Alive.’   - 114 Minutes ago
Karen Minasyan—AFP/ Serj Tankian of the hard rock band System of a Down performs at Yerevan's Republic Square on April 23, 2015. Serj Tankian is the lead singer of System of a Down. All four band

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Thousands mark centennial of Armenian genocide   - 118 Minutes ago
About a hundred-thousand people marched through Los Angeles to mark the centennial of the Armenian genocide. It's believed 1.5 million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in 1915, but the

Armenian genocide: why Obama won't say the words (+video)   - 106 Minutes ago
President Obama's campaign promise – to refer to Armenian genocide – remains unfulfilled on the 100th anniversary of the start of the killings. US-Turkey relations hold sway, but the president also suggested
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Amid rising death toll in Yemen, UN urges humanitarian access, respect for international   - 74 Minutes ago
Source: UN News Service Country: Yemen The United Nations human rights office said that civilians are continuing to die in Yemen, with the total number killed between 26 March and 22 April now estimated
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Pakistani Human Rights Activist Fatally Shot in Karachi   - 9 Hours ago
Police say gunmen have killed a prominent Pakistani women's rights activist in the southern city of Karachi. Senior police officer Zafar Iqbal says Sabeen Mehmud was attacked Friday night as she was

Chinese envoy calls for more humanitarian assistance to Syria   - 9 Hours ago
UNITED NATIONS, April 24-- The Chinese envoy to the United Nations on Friday stressed the need to step up humanitarian assistance, as the situation in Syriais deteriorating. "Stepping up assistance is

Armenians recall tales of the past on centennial of genocide   - 14 Hours ago
Dapper men flock here by the dozens almost every day. They arrive in sweater vests and fedoras, to play pool, backgammon and chess — until their wives call them home for lunch or dinner. It would

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New York City Mayor: Today we honor those who perished in Armenian genocide 100   - 5 Hours ago
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday issued the following statement on the Armenian Genocide centennial: “Today, we commemorate the Meds Yeghern and honor those who perished in the Armenian
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Chinese feminist activist 'subjected to eight-hour grilling, bullying by police'   - 5 Hours ago
One of five leading Chinese feminist advocates said she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted international attention.

People mark 100th anniv. of genocide against Armenians   - 6 Hours ago
People participate in the rally marking the 100th anniversary of a genocide against the Armenians, in Los Angeles, the United States, on April 25, 2015. Demonstrators holding placards and national flags

UN independent expert condemns secret trade treaty negotiations   - 6 Hours ago
‘It is tantamount to disenfranchising the public and constitutes a violation to accepted human rights law’ GENEVA April 23, 2015 – The independent expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable
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European Movement adopts a resolution on the Armenian Genocide   - 4 Hours ago
The European Movement International (EMI), a pan-European organisation promoting European integration, has adopted by unanimity a resolution on the Armenian Genocide during its Federal Assembly taking
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ICC wary of 'potential rebel league' as Indian conglomerate sets up 'mysterious   - 64 Minutes ago
Read Full story of ' ' at newkerala.com. Reported by newKerala.com 2 minutes ago.
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Libya: UN condemns ‘horrific’ week of human rights violations amid county’s rising   - 81 Minutes ago
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ( OHCHR ) today condemned the “successive horrific incidents” in Libya this past week – ranging from the appalling loss of life in the
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'Turkey condemns France's unjust and partial attitude towards 1915 incidents'   - 4 Hours ago
Turkey condemned France's "unjust and partial attitude" to the deaths of Ottoman Armenians during their forced relocation in 1915 late on Friday. "French President Francois Hollande participated, as
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Rally for the recognition in Germany of the Armenian Genocide of 1915   - 6 Hours ago
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German Parliament to label killings of Armenians as genocide   - 7 Hours ago
(MENAFN - Arab News) BERLIN: Germany's parliamentary speaker says the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago was genocide saying Germany's own past makes it important to speak out. Norbert

United States Pledges 16 Million in Additional Humanitarian Assistance for the People   - 7 Hours ago
/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The United States today announced the commitment of more than 16 million in new humanitarian assistance for nutrition shelter water and health services for people
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Turkish government reacts angrily to German recognition of Armenian 'genocide'   - 8 Hours ago
The Turkish foreign ministry has condemned Germany's use of the word "genocide" this week to describe the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks a century ago. The ministry warned of long-term negative

100 years of waiting: Lebanon, a century after the Armenian Genocide   - 9 Hours ago
Hundreds of red lanterns glowed as they rose into the sky, watched by the crowds below until they disappeared behind the buildings that dot the fringes of the Lebanese coastline. The event is one of many
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