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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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Yerevan mayor inauguration is underway

The swearing-in of Yerevan mayor-elect Hayk Marutyan is underway in Yerevan city hall, News.am reports. Marutyan’s “My Step” alliance got 57 seats in the Council of Elders of Yerevan as a result …

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Moody’s: Armenia to face greatest funding risks

Armenia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan top the list of smaller emerging economies most vulnerable to refinancing risks, because they face a combination of large upcoming repayments and low foreign currency reserves, ratings agency Moody’s …

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Francophonie summit opens in Armenia's capital

The 17th Francophonie Summit has opened today at the Demirchyan Sports and Concert Complex in Yerevan.  The two-day summit has brought to Yerevan delegations from 84 countries, as well as partners and observers of this …

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Is West getting back to Nagorno-Karabakh settlement?

Before paying an official visit to Baku, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs George Kent made a statement, suggesting that Washington intends to move from a passive presence in the OSCE …

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Pashinyan reveals date of his resignation

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan intends to resign before October 16. "The snap elections will most likely be held on December 9-10. For this, I must resign before October 16," the Armenian PM said in …

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Macron arrives in Armenia

French President Emmanuel Macron and his spouse Brigitte Macron have arrived in Armenia to attend a summit of French-speaking countries. They were welcomed at Zvartnots airport by Armenia's …

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Armenian PM Pashinyan to resign for early election

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Wednesday he would tender his resignation in the coming days in preparation for an early election in December. Pashinyan, the …

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