A huge crowd has welcomed home a convicted axe murderer to the Azerbaijan capital of Baku. The former soldier was extradited back to the country by Hungary after murdering an Armenian soldier in Budapest. The case has caused a diplomatic row between old adversaries Armenia and Azerbaijan. Al Jazeera’s Iain Bruce reports.
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Azerbaijan’s president speaks about changes and development since the country gained independence.
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We ask why Nicolas Sarkozy, the French president, is so determined to pass a law making it illegal to deny that the mass killings of Armenians during World War I was genocide. Pierre Purseigle, Robert Aydabirian and Mustafa Akyol discusses.
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The eviction and slaughter of over a million Armenians in Anatolia began in 1915. There’s little doubt Turkey was behind this massive ethnic cleansing. Yet the Turkish government denies the historical facts. Almost a century later, any mention of the genocide is still taboo. A law designed to protect ‘Turkishness’ is used to sue those [...]
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Turkey has threatened retaliatory measures against France following a French senate vote approving a bill that would outlaw denial that the mass killings of Armenians in 1915 constituted genocide. Reporting from Istanbul, Al Jazeera’s Anita McNaught reports Turkish reactions and growing tensions.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish prime minister, says a controversial genocide bill passed by the French parliament is “racist”. The proposed law makes it illegal to deny that the mass killings of Armenians in 1915 constituted genocide. Turkey says relations between the countries will be seriously affected if French President Nicolas Sarkozy signs it into [...]
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Turkey has vowed to retaliate, after the French Senate approved a bill making it a crime to deny that the massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman empire in 1915, was genocide. Ankara has already suspended military, political and economic ties with Paris.Both houses of the French parliament have passed the bill, which still has to [...]
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A filmmaker makes a journey into her own family’s history to investigate the terrible truth behind her grandmother’s odd tattoos and, in the process, unveils the story of the Armenian women driven out of Ottoman Turkey during the First World War.
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A look at Hungary’s trip to the IMF, and Armenia’s export woes; and how the eurozone crisis prompted them both. Guests on the show include legal expert Alexander Currie; and HSBC’s chief economist Stephen King.
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