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YEREVAN, Armenia |Political foes in Armenia mark massacre by Ottoman Turks

YEREVAN, Armenia |  April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Armenia’s government and the country’s opposition are putting their differences aside Tuesday to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks. A day after the opposition succeeded in pushing the prime minister out of office, Armenians across the country are commemorating the massacre … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia |Political foes in Armenia mark massacre by Ottoman Turks

YEREVAN, Armenia| Armenia marks massacre by Ottoman Turks 103 years ago

YEREVAN, Armenia| April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Armenia’s government and the country’s opposition are taking part in events to mark the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks. Tuesday’s commemoration of the massacre that began 103 years ago —viewed by Armenians and many historians as genocide — comes after the country’s prime … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia| Armenia marks massacre by Ottoman Turks 103 years ago

Dutch lawmakers label massacre of Armenians as genocide

THE HAGUE, Netherlands/February 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament overwhelmingly voted Thursday to label as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago. The move is likely to further ratchet up diplomatic tensions between the Netherlands and Turkey. Despite the vote, acting Foreign … Continue reading Dutch lawmakers label massacre of Armenians as genocide