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Serzh Sargsyan elected Armenia’s Prime Minister

Armenia’s former president Serzh Sargsyan has been elected a Prime Minister with 77 votes for and 17 against, speaker of the National Assembly Ara Babloyan said. Serzh Sargsyan was nominated by the Republican …

Azerbaijani army downs Armenian quadcopter

Azerbaijani army has shot down a quadcopter of the Armenian armed forces today, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a statement. The drone was destroyed as it attempted to fly over the Azerbaijani positions at the frontline near …

Does 'Velvet revolution' start in Armenia?

Leader of Armenia’s Civil Contract opposition party and lawmaker Nikol Pashinyan stated that he is launching a peaceful people’s velvet revolution in Armenia and called on people to protest against  the …

Yerevan protests gaining momentum (VIDEO)

Leader of Armenia’s Civil Contract opposition party Nikol Pashinyan said that about 30 of his supporters had been taken into custody during clashes with the police. "About three dozen of our supporters are …

Opposition activists clash with police in Yerevan

Armenian opposition activists, led by the head of Yelk parliamentary bloc, Nikol Pashinyan, clashed minutes ago with riot police on Baghramyan Avenue in Yerevan, several hundreds meters away from the parliament building. 

Protest rally against Sargsyan starts in Yerevan

Representatives of the Armenian opposition have blockaded several streets and intersections in Yerevan, continuing a protest action against the nomination of former President Serzh Sargsyan as candidate for prime minister of …

1 killed in Armenia road accident

One person has died in a major road accident in Armenia. The Ministry of Emergency Situations received a call, on Sunday at 5:54am, informing that a traffic accident had occurred nearby Mastara village in the Aragatsotn Province, there …

Three people wounded by detonated landmine in Armenia

Three people were wounded by the detonation of a landmine in Armenia's Tavush province today, a spokesman for the defense ministry Artsrun Hovhannisyan said. He said the residents of the Aygedzor community accidentally stepped …