NEWS

TURKEY Massive blackout leads to resignation

Minister of Energy Taner Yıldız has announced that the General Director of TEİAŞ (Turkey Electricity Transmission Company) has resigned following the massive 9-hour countrywide blackout on 31 March 2015.
TURKEY Constitutional Court rejects Nişanyan appeal

The appeal to the Constitutional Court regarding Sevan Nişanyan’s cases for opposition to the Code of Protection of Cultural and Natural Properties for which he received long term prison sentences has been rejected. The next legal step is the ECHR.
PRESS Agos bids farewell to Baron Seropyan

A symbol synonymous with Agos, and editor of the newspaper’s Armenian section, his family, colleagues and friends will tomorrow bid farewell to Sarkis Seropyan on his final journey. Following the church ceremony, a commemoration will be held for Baron Seropyan in front of the former offices of Agos.
PRESS We have lost our beloved Baron Seropyan

We have lost the pillar and history of our newspaper, the editor of our Armenian section, our everything, Sarkis Seropyan, this evening, on 28 March 2015, Saturday. We bow respectfully before the memory of Sarkis Seropyan, who has been a symbol synonymous with Agos since its foundation, and offer our condolences to his family and all loved ones.
WORLD Vatican Archives shed light on Armenian Genocide

Previously unreleased historical documents on the Armenian Genocide from the archives of the Vatican are being unveiled. The documents published in the periodical La Civiltà Cattolica provide significant information regarding the diplomatic attempts and aid work carried out by the Vatican during and after the Armenian Genocide.