The extermination of Armenians in Turkey during World War I

The coexistence of Christian minority nations and the majority Muslim population in the area of the Ottoman Empire suffered from bloody conflicts, after the nationalist movements started to emerge in the Balkan at the end of the 18th century influenced also by the intervention of great powers. The problem know as the Eastern Question, also involved the Armenian question, which received more weight in the second half of the 19th century, leading to the lethal politics of deportations in 1915 killing hundreds of thousands of people.