Showing posts with label WWI. Show all posts
Showing posts with label WWI. Show all posts

Friday, February 23, 2018

Dutch parliament recognizes Armenian genocide, escalating row with Turkey

Dutch parliament recognizes Armenian genocide
The Dutch parliament has voted to recognize as genocide the 1915 massacre of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire. The move deepens a diplomatic row between the Netherlands and Turkey, which has seen envoys recalled.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

"Anzac Day", le jour du souvenir en Australie et en Nouvelle-Zélande

Des milliers d'Australiens et de Néo-Zélandais ont assisté mardi aux cérémonies du souvenir de la bataille de Gallipoli à l'occasion de l'"Anzac Day" et rendu hommage aux soldats engagés en Irak et en Afghanistan.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Anzac Day: Australia warns of possible Gallipoli terror attack

Australia said it had received information that terrorists may be planning to attack a World War I commemoration service at Gallipoli in Turkey later in the month.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Anzac Day honors fallen of Western Front

Some 3,000 Australians marked Anzac Day on Monday with a somber dawn service in northern France to honor their forebears who fought in the Battle of the Somme a century ago.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

In Open Letter Schiff Tells Obama: ‘Call the Armenian Genocide What It Was – Genocide’

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution in Congress, spoke on the House Floor on Wednesday and delivered an open letter to the President of the United States, Barack Obama, urging him to recognize the Armenian Genocide in his final year in office in advance of the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The commemoration of the genocide will take place on Sunday, April 24.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.