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Azerbaijan and Armenia conclude three-day journalist exchange

A three-day exchange between Armenian and Azerbaijani journalists was the first exchange of its kind in almost two decades.

Azerbaijan and Armenia conclude three-day journalist exchange

A three-day exchange between Armenian and Azerbaijani journalists was the first exchange of its kind in almost two decades.

Armenian Health Ministry unveils ‘comprehensive’ health insurance bill

The bill foresees enforcing mandatory health insurance in Armenia by implementing a six percent health income tax.

Armenian Health Ministry unveils ‘comprehensive’ health insurance bill

The bill foresees enforcing mandatory health insurance in Armenia by implementing a six percent health income tax.

Armenia passes bill criminalising ‘criminal subcultures’

One MP has claimed she was threatened over her support of the bill.

Armenia passes bill criminalising ‘criminal subcultures’

One MP has claimed she was threatened over her support of the bill.

New platform created for Armenia’s extra-parliamentary opposition

The Vernatun Club was founded by former Armenian Prime Minister Vazgen Manukyan

New platform created for Armenia’s extra-parliamentary opposition

The Vernatun Club was founded by former Armenian Prime Minister Vazgen Manukyan

Adoption crime ring uncovered in Armenia

Women were allegedly coerced into carrying pregnancies to term to provide children for the scheme. 

Adoption crime ring uncovered in Armenia

Women were allegedly coerced into carrying pregnancies to term to provide children for the scheme. 

Former Deputy Chief of Staff of Armenia’s Parliament released from detention

Arsen Babayan has been charged with fraud and ‘colluding to usurp power’.

Former Deputy Chief of Staff of Armenia’s Parliament released from detention

Arsen Babayan has been charged with fraud and ‘colluding to usurp power’.

Students go on strike to protest education reforms in Armenia

In addition to the strike, the youth wing of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation has organised a sit-in. 

Students go on strike to protest education reforms in Armenia

In addition to the strike, the youth wing of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation has organised a sit-in. 

 Far-right protestors disrupt modernist dance performance in Yerevan

The performers were called ‘satanic’ and attacked with green dye. 

 Far-right protestors disrupt modernist dance performance in Yerevan

The performers were called ‘satanic’ and attacked with green dye. 

Armenian authorities open criminal investigation into toxic mining spill 

The spill on 17 October turned the River Voghji in southern Armenia’s Syunik Province a milky white colour.

Armenian authorities open criminal investigation into toxic mining spill 

The spill on 17 October turned the River Voghji in southern Armenia’s Syunik Province a milky white colour.

US House of Representatives recognises the Armenian Genocide

The resolution passed with an overwhelming majority with 405 to 11 in favour.

US House of Representatives recognises the Armenian Genocide

The resolution passed with an overwhelming majority with 405 to 11 in favour.