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Biden to recognize atrocities against Armenians as genocide

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The systematic killing and deportation of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century was “genocide,” the United States formally declared on Saturday, as President Joe Biden used that precise word after the White House had avoided it for decades…
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April 24, 2021
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Biden expected to recognize massacre of Armenians as genocide

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his plan to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan, at the White House, Washington, U.S., April 14, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS U.S. President Joe Biden is expected to formally recognize the massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire during World War One as…
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April 22, 2021
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When Historical Fiction Is a Crime

Ahmet Altan, one of Turkey’s most skillful historical novelists, lives in solitary confinement in a cell four meters long, at Silivri Prison, Europe’s largest penal facility. In I’ll Never See This World Again, his fifteenth book, and the first he wrote from prison, Altan recalled the passing comment of a…
bubmag
December 30, 2020
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The vaccine breakthroughs at Moderna and Pfizer are the latest examples of how immigrants have been driving billions in American innovation for decades

Noubar Afeyan, an immigrant from Lebanon, is the co-founder and chairman of Moderna, the company behind one of the most promising potential COVID019 vaccines. Flagship Pioneering Behind both Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech potential coronavirus vaccines are a group of incredible scientists, biotech CEOs, and venture capitalists funding the effort —…
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November 22, 2020
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How the Armenian Genocide’s Legacy Explains a Conflict on Pause

An Armenian soldier stands guard at fighting positions on the front line during a military conflict against Azerbaijan’s armed forces in Nagorno-Karabakh, October 20, 2020. (Stringer/Reuters) For far too long, the West has turned a blind eye to Turkey’s egregious behavior. For Armenians around the world, the recent one-sided peace…
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November 14, 2020
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Nagorno-Karabakh: ‘Everyone benefits from Russia-brokered ceasefire deal except Armenia’

Russia brokered a ceasefire deal on Monday that secured territorial advances for Azerbaijan in the ethnic Armenian breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. But some analysts say that Azerbaijan, Turkey and Russia all benefit from the agreement while protests have sprung up in Armenia accusing Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of betraying the national interest. The Russian-brokered ceasefire deal…
bubmag
November 12, 2020