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    Armenia - Levon Zurabian, the deputy chairman of the opposition Armenian National Congress, speaks at a news conference, Yerevan, 5Feb2016.

    Opposition Party Insists On Government Concessions

    The Armenian government will lose public trust and its credibility abroad unless it makes changes in the new Electoral Code demanded by the opposition, a leader of the Armenian National Congress (HAK) claimed over the weekend.

    Armenia - Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian chairs a cabinet meeting, Yerevan, 17Dec2015.

    Armenian PM Vows More Action Against Procurement Fraud

    Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian has ordered the Armenian government to reduce “corruption risks” in its handling of state procurements which has been repeatedly criticized by the country’s leading anti-graft watchdog.

    Armenia - Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian speaks to journalists in Yerevan, 23May2016.

    Yerevan Rejects Karabakh General’s Criticism

    Armenia’s government has denied claims by Samvel Babayan, Nagorno-Karabakh’s former top military commander, that it did not sufficiently reinforce the Armenian military in the years leading up to last month’s heavy fighting with Azerbaijani troops.

    Armenia - The funeral of six members of the Avetisian family in Gyumri, 15Jan2015.

    Relatives Of Gyumri Massacre Victims Seek Russian Compensation

    Relatives of an Armenian family of seven murdered in Gyumri last year demanded on Friday a hefty financial compensation from Russia during the ongoing trial of a Russian soldier charged in the massacre.

    U.S. -- Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev (L) and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko (R) speak at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, April 1, 2016

    Ukraine Backs Azerbaijan Over Karabakh

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko reportedly backed on Friday a resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict that would restore Azerbaijan’s control over the Armenian-populated territory.


    Armenian-Azeri Talks ‘Contingent On Ceasefire Boost’

    Armenia will hold more negotiations with Azerbaijan if the latter takes confidence-building measures that were agreed by the two countries’ presidents in Vienna on May 16, Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said on Thursday.

    Government Committed To Antitrust Measures, Insists Minister

    The government is serious about its pledges to de-monopolize lucrative imports of essential goods and commodities to Armenia, Economy Minister Artsvik Minasian insisted on Thursday.

    Ex-Karabakh Leader Returns From Exile

    After years of self-imposed exile in Russia, General Samvel Babayan, Nagorno-Karabakh’s former army commander, has returned to Armenia and signaled plans to resume his political or military activities, citing the increased risk of renewed war with Azerbaijan.

    Unpaid Grape Farmers Again Protest In Yerevan

    About 100 farmers marched to the presidential palace in Yerevan on Thursday after the Armenian government again failed to ensure that they are paid for grapes purchased by a private winery last fall.


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    Վիդեո Kerry, Lavrov Keen To Bolster Karabakh Truce

    James Warlick, the U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, told Azatutyun.am that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will try to cement the shaky ceasefire around Nagorno-Karabakh when they co-host talks between Armenia’s and Azerbaijan’s presidents.


    Վիդեո Thousands join Torchlight Procession in Yerevan Honoring Victims of the Armenian Genocide

    The march kicked off in Yerevan's Freedom square with burning of Turkish and Azerbaijani flags. The procession went through downtown Yerevan and concluded at the eternal fire of Tsitsernakabert, the Armenian Genocide Memorial.

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    Erdogan vs. Gulen in Texas Courts: Battle of Two Turkish Powerhouses

    A decade ago, two Turkish Islamist leaders were the best of friends. Their common enemy was the Turkish military. But as Erdogan solidified his dictatorial rule by castrating the generals, he turned against his old ally, Gulen, to monopolize his grip on power.
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