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Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks

Posted by jpayoute on April 24, 2015 at 4:55 AM

GRNlive has correspondents in Ankara.

BBC - Commemorations are under way in Armenia to mark the centenary of the start of killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks. Flowers were laid and a minute's silence held at the memorial for the victims on the outskirts of the capital, Yerevan. Armenia says up to 1.5 million people died, a figure disputed by Turkey. Turkey strongly objects to the use of the term genocide to describe the killings and the issue has soured relations between the nations. Read more

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