German MPs recognise Armenian 'genocide' amid Turkish fury

June 2, 2016 9:19 AM

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German MPs recognise Armenian 'genocide' amid Turkish fury

The German parliament has approved a resolution declaring that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One was a "genocide".

Turkey is bitterly opposed to the Bundestag (lower house) resolution, and has warned that it could hurt ties.

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