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Liberia -- A Liberian health worker in a burial squad drags an Ebola victim's body for cremation from the ELWA treatment center in Monrovia, October 13, 2014

Armenia Taking Preventive Measures Against Ebola

Health authorities in Armenia have installed fever detectors at the national border crossings, trained medical personnel and provided them with protective equipment in an effort to contain a possible spread of Ebola into the country.

Armenia - Deputies from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia at a parliament session in Yerevan 9Jun2014.

Armenian Ruling Party Slams Opposition ‘Traitors’

The parliamentary leader of President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party (HHK) sparked a bitter verbal exchange with outspoken opposition lawmakers on Tuesday after accusing them of accepting money from the West and Azerbaijan to betray Armenia.

Armenia -- Opposition parties hold a rally in Yerevan, 10Oct2014

Opposition Parties Still Debating ‘Regime Change’ Plan

Armenia’s three leading opposition parties campaigning against President Serzh Sarkisian have not yet worked out a plan of joint actions aimed at achieving “regime change” sought by them, a senior opposition figure said on Tuesday.

Iran - President Hassan Rouhani meets with Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian, Tehran, 20Oct2014.

Iran Hopes For Armenian Involvement In ‘Fight Against Terrorism’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani spoke of “bright prospects” for deepening Armenian-Iranian relations and called on Armenia to join the Islamic Republic in fighting against “terrorism” in the broader region during talks with Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian in Tehran on Monday.

Press Review

“Hayots Ashkhar” criticizes what it sees as a lack of Armenian media coverage of yet another concert which Montserrat Caballe, the world-famous Spanish opera singer, gave in Nagorno-Karabakh last week.


Armenia, Georgia To Hold Trade Talks

Armenia and Georgia will hold trade negotiations next month to iron out possible contradictions between their new commitments to a Russian-led bloc and the European Union respectively, a senior Georgian diplomat said on Monday.

Constitutional Reform Delay ‘Unrelated To Opposition’

President Serzh Sarkisian did not bow to opposition pressure late last week when he decided to slow down a controversial constitutional reform planned by him, the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) insisted on Monday.

Anti-Government Activists Sentenced

A court in Yerevan on Friday handed prison sentences ranging from 1 to 7 years to a prominent political activist and 11 other men who were arrested while clashing with riot police during a violent anti-government demonstration last year.

Opposition Party Condemns Eurasian Union Entry

The opposition Zharangutyun (Heritage) party of Raffi Hovannisian on Friday officially condemned as Armenia’s accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) which was formalized by President Serzh Sarkisian on October 10.


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Վիդեո Ken Hachikian: Karabakh independence high on ANCA agenda

In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Armenian Service, Ken Hachikian, the chairman of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), said that Nagorno-Karabakh’s independence based on self-determination is very high on the agenda of the organization.


Վիդեո What NATO’s For

RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian talked to RFE/RL Senior Editor Brian Whitmore on the rediscovered role of NATO in the wake of the Alliance’s summit in Newport, Wales, UK.

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Why the UN Rejected Turkey’s Bid for a Security Council Seat?

The Turkish government got a big slap in the face last week when the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to turn down its application for a Security Council seat.
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