Armenia and Turkey seemed to have turned a new page in their relations:
Armenia and Turkey, bitter foes for a century, took a step toward reconciliation Monday by announcing they would launch final talks aimed at establishing diplomatic ties. But they won’t discuss the deepest source of their enmity: the World War I-era massacres of Armenians under Ottoman rule.
Actually, they might:
International academic conference on the Armenian Genocide and International Law will take place at Haigazian University, Beirut-Lebanon September 3-4, 2009.
A number of scholars in genocide studies and experts in international law are invited for this two-day conference. They will be arriving from Armenia, Canada, Egypt, Ireland, Lebanon, England, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.