Armenia warned Azerbaijan of “severe consequences” on Monday after two Armenian soldiers were killed in Nagorno-Karabakh in what appears to be a renewed upsurge in fighting in the conflict zone.
Opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian declined to shed light on his further political activities at the weekend as he rallied supporters in Yerevan for the first time since the dramatic collapse of his alliance with Gagik Tsarukian’s Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK).
The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) on Monday praised a major opposition party for deciding not to hold more anti-government rallies at least until the centenary of the 1915 Armenian genocide to be officially marked on April 24.
Hundreds of angry taxi drivers blocked the main squares of Yerevan and Gyumri with their cars on Monday in protest against new taxation rules introduced by the Armenian government.
Writing ahead of their March 1 rally, “168 Zham” wonders who Levon Ter-Petrosian and his Armenian National Congress (HAK) will hold primarily responsible for the March 2008 bloodshed in Yerevan: Serzh Sarkisian or Robert Kocharian?
America cares deeply about its partnership with Armenia, Victoria Nuland, the United States Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, said in Yerevan on February 18 on the third leg of her South Caucasus tour that also included stops in Azerbaijan and Georgia.
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