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Pope on visit to Armenia cites "genocide", likely to anger Turkey

SHAFAQNA - Pope Francis departed from his prepared text on Friday to use the word "genocide" to describe the mass killings of Armenians in 1915, a description that infuriated Turkey when he said it a year ago. In an address to Armenia's…

Armenian migrants in Turkey live in shadow of century-old massacre

SHAFAQNA - A century after her forebears fled massacres in Turkey for Armenia, Alla has gone the other way, hoping to win Turkish citizenship after leaving her impoverished homeland. She works as a nanny in Turkey but fears deportation,…
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Tensions in between Armenia and Azerbaijan escalates

SHAFAQNA - Hostilities between Armenia and Azerbaijan have reportedly flared up overnight, with reports of gun and mortar fire coming from the border. Moscow has called for an end to hostilities. Both Azeri and Armenian defense ministries…