About: genocide Archives

  • Central African Republic ‘on the verge of genocide’

    News | Global Europe 22-11-2013

    France said yesterday (21 November) that the Central African Republic was "on the verge of genocide" and it expected the United Nations to give Paris and the African Union permission to intervene.

  • Hague tribunal frees two Croatian military leaders

    News | Justice & Home Affairs 16-11-2012

    Appellate judges at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague have overturned the convictions of two Croatians - Ante Gotovina and Mladen Marka? - for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed against Serb civilians in a 1995 military blitz. Gotovna's extradition to the tribunal had been a major hurdle in Croatia’s EU accession talks.

  • Armenia row hits Turkish-French relations

    News | Armenia 10-10-2011

    Relations between Turkey and France could be headed for a new crisis after French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged Ankara to recognise the mass killings of Armenians by the Turkish army in 1915 as genocide, the Turkish press reports.

  • EU prepares for worst after Gaddafi ‘genocide’ threats

    News | Global Europe 23-02-2011

    European diplomats are meeting around the clock to minimise risks for their nationals after a speech by Libya's Muammar Gaddafi yesterday (22 February) was interpreted as "a code to start genocide".

  • History at the forefront of current US foreign policy

    Opinion | Science & Policymaking 03-05-2010

    "Recognition of the Armenian genocide by the full Congress and [US] President [Barack] Obama's administration would pave the way for Turkey's eventual acknowledgement of these events," writes Harout Harry Semerdjian, a foreign policy expert based in Washington, D.C. and currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford, in an exclusive op-ed for EURACTIV.

  • Turkey threatens to chase out Armenian immigrants

    News | Armenia 18-03-2010

    Turkey's prime minister has warned that he might deport up to 100,000 Armenians living in Turkey without citizenship, after resolutions were passed by US and Swedish lawmakers defining First World War-era killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide.