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Powers of Council of Elders of Yerevan terminated

Armenia's government decided to terminate the powers of the Council of Elders of Yerevan, suspending the activities of the city’s municipality as well. The country's Minister of Territorial Administration and …

Bomb in Yerevan 'Silachi' hotel not found

No bomb was found in the 'Silachi' hotel in Yerevan, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. Earlier it was reported that an unknown person called the 911 service, threatening to place a bomb in the …

Pashinyan announces new stage of forced reforms

Armenia's new government has resolved the main problems since its inception 100 days ago, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at the Cabinet meeting. "Over the 100 days we have resolved our main …

No bomb found in Armenia parliament building

The alarm about a bomb being placed at Armenia's Government Building No.3 has proved to be a hoax, press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia said. As reported earlier, a person had called the 911 emergency …

Activists disrupt Kocharyan’s conference in Yerevan

Armenia’s former president Robert Kocharyan, who was scheduled to convene a  press conference today following his release from pre-trial detention, had to cancel it after a group of Armenians broke into the conference …

Armenia’s Kocharyan released from custody

Armenia’s ex-president Robert Kocharyan was released from custody today, a defense lawyer for Kocharyan, Ruben Sahakyan, said Sahakyan said the ruling of the Armenian Court of Appeals was based on …

Armenian PM: not a word about Kocharyan!

Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan refused to comment on former President Robert Kocharyan's arrest, as well as his claims that a political persecution is carried out against him. The PM …