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(RNS) The reopening of what church officials say is the largest Armenian place of worship in southeastern Turkey is part of a re-evaluation by Kurdish Muslims of the active role their ancestors played in the killings of minorities including Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks and Jews in the twilight years of the Ottoman Empire.

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  1. I am looking for some kind of birth certificate or baptism of my mother: Shamiram Balley born in Diyabarkir 26 February 1911. She left with her father Sinharib Balley and her mother Lucia Shopshopian. My sister and I are trying to find our ancestry. Thank you for any help you may give us. Irene.

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