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Kocharyan to establish 'anti-Pashinyan' party

Ex-president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan has announced that he plans to establish a new political party and go into opposition. He said the name of the party is not a principle issue. "The approaches are principle. …

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Sarkissian receives Russian ambassador

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has held a meeting today with Ambassador of Russia to Armenia Sergey Kopirkin, News.am reports. Sarkissian and Kopirkin discussed the bilateral relations agenda, …

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Fire breaks out in Armenia's Abovyan hostel

A fire bloke out yesterday evening in the hostel Sirius-1 in Abovyan, a city in Armenia’s Kotayk province, according to the Armenian Emergency Ministry website. As many as 60 people were evacuated from the hostel, of which three …

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Will Pashinyan resign tonight?

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at the government’s extraordinary meeting that he will make a statement this evening on the final stage of the velvet revolution.  He stressed that today is an …

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Sarkisyan appoints new Armenian ministers

Two new ministers were appointed in Armenia. Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan signed the decrees appointing Gegham Gevorgyan as agriculture minister and Tigran Khachatryan as economic …

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Man killed outside Armenian restaurant in California

One man died and another was wounded when a gunman opened fire outside an Armenian restaurant 'Ararat' in Glendale, the U.S. Police are trying to determine the identity of the person who died, and the motives for this …

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I will not make decisions, New Mayor of Yerevan says

The new mayor of Yerevan, Hayk Marutyan, immediately after the inauguration, stated that he did not intend to personally make any decisions on the future life of the capital of Armenia. So he described the "new style" of the city …

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 Quake hits Armenia-Georgia border

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake struck the Armenia-Georgia border at 17:37 on Friday, News.am reported. The epicenter of the tremor was 7 km west of the village of Bavra on the Armenian-Georgian border, Armenian emergency situations ministry …

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