Dresden Symphony Orchestra will perform “Aghet”, which is composed on the occasion of the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, in Turkish Embassy to Germany on November 13. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is invited to the concert.
Russia declared that there will be a “humanitarian pause” to bombardment in Aleppo between 8 am and 4 pm on October 20.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi spoke about Turkey: "We warn them not to dare to violate Iraq's sovereignty."
After the Mosul operation is launched in this morning, Turkish authorities started to make their first statements. While President Erdoğan stated that Turkey will be involved both in the operation and negotiations, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said that Turkey has Plan B and C for Mosul.
Working in various international human rights associations, Harout Ekmanian made a presentation in "Critical Approaches to Armenian Identity in 21st Century". Being an Armenian from Aleppo, Ekmanian follows the war in Syria as an observer in order to record the violations of rights and war crimes. We talked to Ekmanian about Syria, focusing on the Armenian community in Aleppo, which he knows very well.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stated that the operation for retaking the city back from ISIS has been launched.
We spoke to author and scriptwriter Manuel Keşişian about the situation of Armenian community in Aleppo, which has been affected by the attacks of the last week.
The attacks against the Armenian neighborhoods in Aleppo have recently increased and Armenia decided to send humanitarian aid to Syria. The first plane carrying the aid arrived at Latakia.
The Andean Parliament, formed by Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia, unanimously passed the resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide.
The US-based Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) has placed a full page ad to New York Times today. In the ad, there is also a letter by Kim Kardashian, responding to an ad published in Wall Street Journal on April, which denies the Armenian Genocide.