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Protesters clash with Police outside Armenian PM’s residence

Multiple injuries have been reported as protesters threw rocks at police who deployed stun grenades and batons.

Protesters clash with Police outside Armenian PM’s residence

Multiple injuries have been reported as protesters threw rocks at police who deployed stun grenades and batons.

Recriminations fly as Yerevan mayor replaced by city hall 

In his final speech, former Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan has accused the ruling party of widespread attempts at abuse of power. 

Recriminations fly as Yerevan mayor replaced by city hall 

In his final speech, former Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan has accused the ruling party of widespread attempts at abuse of power. 

Ruling party to oust ‘disloyal’ Yerevan mayor

Hayk Marutyan will likely be replaced by his current deputy, Hrachya Sargsyan. 

Ruling party to oust ‘disloyal’ Yerevan mayor

Hayk Marutyan will likely be replaced by his current deputy, Hrachya Sargsyan. 

Hunger striker from Yerevan’s Phys-Gorodok stops drinking water

Hayk Harutyunyan is one of a number of local residents protesting the construction of a new 12-storey highrise in the Yerevan neighbourhood.

Hunger striker from Yerevan’s Phys-Gorodok stops drinking water

Hayk Harutyunyan is one of a number of local residents protesting the construction of a new 12-storey highrise in the Yerevan neighbourhood.

Construction halted in Yerevan’s ‘Phys-Gorodok’ after violent police dispersal

Protesting residents believe that the construction permit for a high-rise was illegally granted.

Construction halted in Yerevan’s ‘Phys-Gorodok’ after violent police dispersal

Protesting residents believe that the construction permit for a high-rise was illegally granted.

Beloved Yerevan restaurant in peril 

Famous Yerevan eatery Dolmama is threatened with destruction after authorities transfer ownership to controversial construction magnate.

Beloved Yerevan restaurant in peril 

Famous Yerevan eatery Dolmama is threatened with destruction after authorities transfer ownership to controversial construction magnate.

Child safe after hostage crisis in Yerevan resolved 

The man surrendered to police after several hours of negotiation with Armenia’s Chief of Police. 

Child safe after hostage crisis in Yerevan resolved 

The man surrendered to police after several hours of negotiation with Armenia’s Chief of Police. 

Being Baha’i in Armenia

Armenia’s small Baha’i community has lived in the country for over a century; now they are finding their place in the new post-revolutionary order.

Being Baha’i in Armenia

By Armine Avetisyan

Armenia’s small Baha’i community has lived in the country for over a century; now they are finding their place in the new post-revolutionary order.

Pashinyan joined by Rouhani and Putin at Eurasian Economic Union summit in Yerevan

Eight heads of state visited the Armenian capital including Russian President Vladimir Putin, it was his first visit to Armenia since the Velvet Revolution.

Pashinyan joined by Rouhani and Putin at Eurasian Economic Union summit in Yerevan

Eight heads of state visited the Armenian capital including Russian President Vladimir Putin, it was his first visit to Armenia since the Velvet Revolution.

Yerevan municipality takes over waste-collection

Previously rubbish collection was under the sole purview of Sanitek, a Lebanon-based contractor. 

Yerevan municipality takes over waste-collection

Previously rubbish collection was under the sole purview of Sanitek, a Lebanon-based contractor. 

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