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Serj Tankian sings at Republic Square in Yerevan (VIDEO)

Armenian-American rock star and activist Serj Tankian, who is the lead singer of the alternative-metal band System of a Down, joined an opposition rally in Yerevan's Republic Square on the eve of a parliamentary vote to determined if …

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Shusha: 26 years of occupation

Twenty six years have passed since the occupation of Azerbaijan's town of Shusha by Armenia's armed forces. Shusha, one of the unique cultural centers of Azerbaijan, is a city, characterized for its natural beauty, and is a …

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Pashinyan about fate of oligarchs in new Armenia

There will not be oligarchs in the Armenian government, National Assembly opposition Yelk Faction head, PM candidate Nikol Pashinyan promised at the parliamentary briefings. Pashinyan noted that if elected PM, he will …

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Will Armenia PM’s powers be curtailed?

Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Dashnaktsutyun Party faction urged to curtail the powers of the republic's prime minister, Armen Rustamyan, head of Dashnaktsutyun Party faction, said at the parliamentary briefings in …

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Migration from Armenia assumes escape character

The permanent population of Armenia decreased by 13.4 thousand people over the past year, according to the National Statistical Service of the republic. At the same time, it was noted that during the year 10.3 thousand more people were born …

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Serj Tankian to visit Armenia on May 7

Head of “Yelk” bloc parliamentary faction, candidate of Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan informs that member of the world famous System of a Down rock group Serj Tankian will arrive in …

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System of a Down frontman to visit Armenia

The famous rock musician, System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian will arrive in Armenia on May 7th, the candidate for the post of Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, wrote on his page in Facebook. "I am glad to report that Serzh …

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Pashinyan reveals  when he will step down as premier

The leader of the protest movement and the only candidate for the post of Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan told what he will do if he is elected as a head of state. According to the oppositionist, he will try to form a …

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Velvet revolution reaches Armenian villages

Heads of village administrations and councils of elders of Armenian regions actively support protests against self-nomination of former President Serzh Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister, led by the leader of the Yelk …

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Minor quake registered near Yerevan

A 2-3 magnitude earthquake hit the village of Zovuni, Armenia's Kotayk region, early on Saturday morning, News.am reported. The quake occurred six kilometers far from capital city Yerevan and measured 2-3 magnitude in the …

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Sargsyan appoints advisor

Ex-MP from the opposition faction ‘Heritage’ Tevan Poghosyan became an adviser to Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan, such a message is published on his website. "To appoint Tevan Poghosyan as an adviser to the …

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