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What killed Tigran and Arsen?

Reactions to the death of a young gay Armenian couple have led to questions over the role society and the media plays in deepening the isolation felt by queer people in the country.

What killed Tigran and Arsen?

Reactions to the death of a young gay Armenian couple have led to questions over the role society and the media plays in deepening the isolation felt by queer people in the country.

Podcast | Are the rights of queer Armenians being forgotten?

A queer Armenian student, Mamikon Hovsepyan, and Andranik Shirinyan talk about queer rights and activism in Armenia.

Podcast | Are the rights of queer Armenians being forgotten?

A queer Armenian student, Mamikon Hovsepyan, and Andranik Shirinyan talk about queer rights and activism in Armenia.

Teenager takes own life in Armenia after being outed online

The teen was reportedly kicked out of home after being outed by a popular local Telegram channel.

Teenager takes own life in Armenia after being outed online

The teen was reportedly kicked out of home after being outed by a popular local Telegram channel.

Mayor of Yerevan resigns

Pashinyan ally Tigran Avinyan will be Civil Contract’s candidate in municipal elections scheduled for autumn.

Mayor of Yerevan resigns

Pashinyan ally Tigran Avinyan will be Civil Contract’s candidate in municipal elections scheduled for autumn.

Pashinyan appoints close ally as final cabinet member

Former Speaker of the Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan has been appointed Foreign Minister despite having no prior diplomatic experience. 

Pashinyan appoints close ally as final cabinet member

Former Speaker of the Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan has been appointed Foreign Minister despite having no prior diplomatic experience. 

Tensions between Pashinyan and Armenian opposition remain after election 

A village head who supported the Armenian opposition during the election was reportedly beaten by a group of Pashinyan supporters.  

Tensions between Pashinyan and Armenian opposition remain after election 

A village head who supported the Armenian opposition during the election was reportedly beaten by a group of Pashinyan supporters.  

Oligarchs and ex-presidents — who’s in and who’s out in Armenia’s electoral lists?

Polls suggest a two-way race between Pashinyan and Kocharyan, but beyond the party leaders, who is running in each party’s list?

Oligarchs and ex-presidents — who’s in and who’s out in Armenia’s electoral lists?

Polls suggest a two-way race between Pashinyan and Kocharyan, but beyond the party leaders, who is running in each party’s list?

Peace statement

Hundreds of people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and throughout the world have signed a statement calling for peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

Peace statement

Hundreds of people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and throughout the world have signed a statement calling for peace in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia continues to reopen despite steady growth in new cases of COVID-19

Armenia has beat its own records for daily infections, but authorities say lifting restrictions is an economic necessity. 

Armenia continues to reopen despite steady growth in new cases of COVID-19

Armenia has beat its own records for daily infections, but authorities say lifting restrictions is an economic necessity. 

Armenia closes border with Iran as South Caucasus braces for coronavirus 

Georgia has cancelled flights to and from Iran while Azerbaijan has increased precautions at the border, which remains open.  

Armenia closes border with Iran as South Caucasus braces for coronavirus 

Georgia has cancelled flights to and from Iran while Azerbaijan has increased precautions at the border, which remains open.