Soldiers stand guard in front of the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial in Yerevan, during a commemoration ceremony for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide.
UK‘s Prince Charles looks from his limo as he visits the residence of the Armenian Apostolic Church leader, Catholicos Garegin II, in Etchmiadzin, outside Yerevan, on Thursday. Prince Charles is on a private visit to Armenia, the Armenian media reported.
Police clash with protesters at the annual rally against the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey nearly a century ago, in Thessaloniki, Greece on Wednesday. About 250 protesters, mostly from Greek-Armenian groups, gathered outside the Turkish consulate. About 20 countries worldwide, including Greece, as well as the European parliament recognise the mass killings as an act of genocide, despite strong objections from Turkey.