Urfa

Type: City
Name: Urfa
Country: Turkey
Latitude: 37.169998
Longitude: 38.790001
population: 449,785
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Only a Handful of Survivors Left as 100th Anniversary Approaches

On a recent warm spring afternoon, Azniv Guiragossian sat quietly in a wheelchair between her daughter Arpi and son Shahen in the living room of the New York Armenian Home in Flushing, Queens. Dressed in a patterned blouse and a long black skirt, her ... [Published Armenian Weekly - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Only a Handful of Survivors Left as 100th Anniversary Approaches

By Taleen BabayanAzniv Guiragossian sat quietly in a wheelchair between her daughter Arpi and son Shahen in the living room of the New York Armenian Home on a recent warm spring afternoon in Flushing, Queens. Dressed in a patterned blouse and a long black ... [Published PANORAMA.am - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Manliest Vegetarian Dish Ever Devised

Involving beets, coffee, smoke, and Chef Michael Scelfo. By Michael ScelfoWe're living in a golden age of vegetarian dining. That's due in part to awareness about the ethics of meat production, personal health concerns, and just plain old burnout on ... [Published Esquire - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Armenian Genocide survivors tell their story

On April 5, the New York Armenian Home held its annual meeting at which two Armenian Genocide survivors spoke with the media to tell their story about the annihilation of the Armenian people almost 100 years ago, the  Western Queens Gazette reports.The ... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Armenian Genocide commemorated at the California State Capitol

The Armenian Council of America, in partnership with the Armenian-American community of Sacramento, organized an informative and empowering evening vigil, commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at the California State Capital on Sunday, ... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Archeologists Dig Turkey and Attract U.S. Tourists

PHOTO: Turkey's gorgeous Blue Mosque. (Courtesy of Turkish Tourist Office)Later this year, Las Vegas will open the city’s homage to Istanbul, a replica of the Grand Bazaar, just outside of Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel. The bazaar, the real one in Istanbul, ... [Published Travel Pulse - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

A French missionary’s notes of his travels in Mesopotamia

Omer Aymali / World Bulletin / HistoryFor hundreds of years, thousands of Christian missionaries studied in various regions for the purpose of spreading their religion to all walks of life. Since the 16th century, these people learned to specialized in ... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Morning of March 31

Thursday /SEZİN ÖNEY, TARAFMehmet Ezer was shot in the head in Diyarbakır [by a tear gas canister fired by riot police] before the killers of Berkin Elvan were captured.Mehmet is a young boy. As he fights for his life, we -- voters and candidates -- are ... [Published Zaman - Mar 27 2014]
Entities: Urfa, Erzurum, İstanbul
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Margaux’s take on Euro bistro food is lacking

EVERY boutique hotel craftily fabricated out of an old fleabag needs a craftily fabricated, faux-European cafe. But are the dining millions really clamoring for yet one more in a city awash in French, Italian and British simulacra?Sean MacPherson’s new ... [Published New York Post - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Armenian cemetery found in Urfa

Archaeological excavations carried out by Şanlıurfa Museum have revealed Armenian ad other Christian cemeteries near the fortress of Urfa, a city in southeastern Turkey, Turkish Hurriyet reported.Historical remnants and images of Saint Mary and Jesus ... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Armenian cemetery found near Urfa fortress in Turkey

YEREVAN, MARCH 17, ARMENPRESS: In the result of the excavation works, carried out by the administration of the Sanliurfa Museum of Turkey, Armenian and Christian cemeteries have been found nearby the Urfa fortress. Armenpress reports that the Turkish ... [Published Armenpress - Mar 17 2014]
Entities: Urfa, Turkey, Syrians
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 2 reports

Yobs go on car wrecking spree in South Tyneside

Police are appealing for information after a number of cars were damaged in South Shields.Sometime between Thursday evening, March 13, and Friday morning, March 14, vandals have scratched paintwork on three cars parked in Urfa Terrace, Woodland Terrace ... [Published Shields Gazette - Mar 16 2014]
Entities: Urfa, CCTV, Vandalism

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Only a Handful of Survivors Left as 100th Anniv... [Published Armenian Weekly - Apr 16 2014]
Only a Handful of Survivors Left as 100th Anniv... [Published PANORAMA.am - Apr 15 2014]
The Manliest Vegetarian Dish Ever Devised [Published Esquire - Apr 15 2014]
Armenian Genocide survivors tell their story [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Apr 09 2014]
Armenian Genocide commemorated at the Californi... [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Apr 07 2014]
Archeologists Dig Turkey and Attract U.S. Tourists [Published Travel Pulse - Apr 02 2014]
Erdogan’s AKP Clear Winner, While Pro-Kurdish B... [Published Armenian Weekly - Mar 31 2014]
Syrian Kurds blame Iran, Turkey for ISIS attacks [Published AlMonitor - Mar 30 2014]
A French missionary’s notes of his travels in M... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 29 2014]
Did Erdogan promise Kurdish autonomy? [Published AlMonitor - Mar 27 2014]
Morning of March 31 [Published Zaman - Mar 27 2014]
Savory spices enhance sensory delights [Published Sonoma Index-Tribune - Mar 22 2014]
Margaux’s take on Euro bistro food is lacking [Published New York Post - Mar 19 2014]
Armenian cemetery found in Urfa [Published Public Radio of Armenia - Mar 18 2014]
March/April 2014 -- Chiles’ Global Warming [Published Saudi Aramco World - Mar 18 2014]
Armenian cemetery found near Urfa fortress in T... [Published Armenpress - Mar 17 2014]
Yobs go on car wrecking spree in South Tyneside [Published Shields Gazette - Mar 16 2014]
Police appeal after vehicle vandalism spree [Published Shields Gazette - Mar 15 2014]
Internet, social media a ‘scourge’ for Erdogan [Published AlMonitor - Mar 11 2014]
Stitching Together a Life: Syrian-Armenian sets... [Published Armenia Now - Mar 10 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: Regional Situation Report... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 06 2014]
Turkey: UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 24 2014]
International Architectural Firm, 5+design Crea... [Published PRWeb - Oct 23 2013]
Amstar et Renaissance ouvrent un centre commerc... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 16 2013]
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