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Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:19:33 +0400
Yerevan Council Member Resigns Amid Outcry
Armenia’s ruling bloc forced a member of Yerevan’s municipal assembly to resign on Monday after he seemingly urged fellow government supporters to attack Constitutional Court Chairman Hrayr Tovmasian’s daughter on social media.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 18:57:52 +0400
Yerevan Gunman Remanded In Custody
A man who burst into an office building in Yerevan and opened fire there last week was formally charged and remanded in pre-trial custody on Sunday.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:46:03 +0400
Armenian Chief Justice To Sue Pashinian For ‘Slander’
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian doubled down on his verbal attacks on Hrayr Tovmasian on Monday after the embattled chairman of Armenia’s Constitutional Court decided to file a defamation lawsuit against him.

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:47:50 +0400
Pashinian Claims ‘Hybrid’ Coup Attempt
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian claimed over the weekend that Armenian law-enforcement authorities have thwarted a “hybrid” conspiracy to discredit and overthrow him which he said was hatched by former and current state officials.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:35:56 +0400
Armenian Bank Issues $300 Million Eurobond
One of Armenia’s largest commercial banks has issued a $300 million Eurobond to foreign investors at a yield of 6.5 percent, citing “positive” economic trends in the country.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:17:56 +0400
Opposition Leader Slams Government For Blocking Corruption Probe
Opposition leader Edmon Marukian on Friday continued to condemn the Armenian authorities for blocking a parliamentary into Yerevan’s municipal administration and said they will pay dearly for their stance.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 17:48:12 +0400
Armenian Constitutional Court Head’s Home Searched
Investigators searched the Yerevan apartment of Hrayr Tovmasian, the chairman of Armenia’s Constitutional Court, on Friday one month after indicting him on charges which he rejects as politically motivated.

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:59:48 +0400
Investigator Denies ‘Political Persecution’ Of Sarkisian
A senior law-enforcement official dismissed on Friday defense lawyers’ claims that corruption charges leveled against former President Serzh Sarkisian are politically motivated.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:47:07 +0400
Press Review
“Zhamanak” reports that Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Wednesday dismissed opposition criticism of his response to the mysterious death of former National Security Service Director Georgi Kutoyan.

Thu, 23 Jan 2020 21:35:40 +0400
Disclosure Of Armenian Editor’s Phone Records Declared Illegal
Armenia’s Court of Appeals on Thursday declared illegal a lower court’s decision to give a law-enforcement agency access to the recordings of phone calls of a newspaper editor facing criminal proceedings.

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