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Empires always end in bloodshed. The agony of the Ottoman Empire lasted for 25 years. A new country emerged in its place - Turkey. And there was no place in it for the Armenians! From the 3 million Armenians who lived under Sultan Abdülhamid II, the number has now dropped to 50,000. The Armenian journalist Hrant Dink called what happened a hundred years ago "Uprooting" and for his words he was gunned down in cold blood on an Istanbul street.
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