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Armenian Genocide

Event  From 24/4/1915  To 1923

Categories: Tragedy

Countries: Armenia, Turkey

Inflicted by the Turkish government on the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire, 1915-18 and 1920-3, with one and a half million victims. However it is a sensitive issue, with the numbers disputed (Turkey would say 300,000) and also the degree to which it was pre-meditated and orchestrated. the BBC give a good primer.

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This apricot tree (Prunus armeniaca) serves as a memorial to the one and a ha...

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