on Jan.10 French Senate to vote on Armenian genocide bill… while Algerians oppose Turkey’s use of Algerian massacres against France…

French Senate to vote on genocide

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
The French Senate is to vote this month on a bill making it illegal to deny that the mass killing of Armenians was genocide, reports say.


France sets date to vote ?genocide? bill

from Hurriyet Daily News
Presidential Board of French Senate will take the bill penalizing denial of 1915 incidents as genocide into its agenda on Jan. 10.


Algerian opposition supports Turkey on massacre claims

from Hurriyet Daily News
The leader of Algerian opposition Ennahda Party Fatah Rabiai said they stood by Turkey’s claims of massacre of Algerian people by the French today.


Turkey: The Tricky Business of Confronting a Dark Past | EurasiaNet.org

Turkey’s ambassador will return to Paris: sources

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey’s ambassador to Paris will soon return to France…

in other news: 

Ismail Haniya of Gaza Visits Turkey


The visit to Istanbul by Ismail Haniya, the prime minister of Gaza, is his first official trip abroad since Hamas took over the Gaza Strip in 2007.

A Turkish Assad?

New York Times (blog)

By GRAEME WOOD ISTANBUL ? Which is scarier: a government that hunts down and kills dozens in cold blood, or a government that hunts down and kills dozens by accident? Left, Reuters; Jamal Nasrallah/Agence France-Presse

Turkey against ‘cold war’ in Middle East: Davutoğlu

from Hurriyet Daily News
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Turkey ..

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