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Resolution recognising Armenian genocide blocked in U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the U.S. Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognise as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey.

Kosovo jails former minister for denying a war massacre

PRISTINA (Reuters) - A court in Kosovo has sentenced a lawmaker who once served as a government minister to two years in jail for denying a massacre by Serb forces in 1999 which prompted NATO's intervention to halt the war.