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Armenian refugees in relief tents Aintab, 1915 (Photo: American Committee for Relief in the Near East)
Analysis Turkey

Honoring Balaban Hoja: A Hero for Armenian Orphans

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By: Meliné Karakashian / Source: Armenian Weekly / The Dawn News / May 23, 2017 To his students in the Aintab orphanage, Sarkis Balabanian (Balaban Hoja) (1882-1963) was not simply a mathematics teacher, but a role model who risked his life to save them from Turkish attacks. I honor Balaban […]

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A supporter of President Erdogan holds a photo of the Turkish leader at an anti-coup rally in Istanbul in July 2016 (Photo: Mstyslav Chernov)
News Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and His Ruling AKP Have Declared Victory

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ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—International election observers have sharply criticized Turkey’s historic referendum, which took place on April 16 and passed by a narrow margin. According to official results, 51.4% voted in favor of the proposed constitutional changes, which will secure Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasing grip on power. Observers from […]

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Statement Turkey

Turkish Farmers call to Vote NO in Erdogan’s Referendum

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The Confederation of Small Farmers’ Unions (ÇİFTÇİ-SEN), which is a member organisation of ECVC from Turkey, has published its ideas in preparation for the Referendum that will be held on 16 April, 2017, in order to decide whether changes will be made to the constitutional system. Farmers of Turkey say […]

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