Armenia Liberty News
Armenian-related news from Armenia Liberty (Azatutyun) Network.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:45:54 +0400
Armenia Warns Against New Azeri ‘Adventure’ In Karabakh
Official Yerevan warned Azerbaijan on Monday against trying to exploit the political turmoil in Armenia to launch offensive military operations around Nagorno-Karabakh.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:29:10 +0400
Serzh Sarkisian Resigns As Armenian PM (UPDATED)
Armenia's Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian stepped down on Monday after ten days of unprecedented street protests against his attempt to extend his decade-long rule.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:19:54 +0400
Armenian Protest Leader Freed
Opposition leader Nikol Pashinian was released from custody on Monday as massive anti-government protests organized by him continued in Yerevan and other parts of Armenia.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:46:25 +0400
Armenian Government Figures Meeting Arrested Protest Leader
Armenia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Karen Karapetian was meeting with Nikol Pashinian on Monday as anti-government protests organized by the arrested opposition leader continued to grow in Yerevan and other parts of the country.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:10:27 +0400
Dialogue With Opposition Still Possible, Says Armenian Government
The Armenian authorities remain ready to resolve the continuing political crisis in the country through a dialogue with opposition leader Nikol Pashinian and his supporters demonstrating in the streets, Defense Minister Vigen Sargsian said on Monday.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:02:48 +0400
Huge Crowds Keep Up Pressure On Armenian PM
Massive rallies against Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian intensified on Sunday evening, with tens of thousands of people filling Yerevan’s largest square in the absence of Nikol Pashinian, the protest leader arrested earlier in the day.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:36:53 +0400
EU Urges Renewed Dialogue In Armenia
The European Union on Sunday called on Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian and opposition forces challenging him in the streets to urgently resume negotiations on settling the deepening political crisis in Armenia.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:06:20 +0400
Protests Continue In Yerevan Despite Arrests
Thousands of people again took to the streets of Yerevan on Sunday following the arrest of Nikol Pashinian and other organizers of daily protests against Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 14:16:51 +0400
RFE/RL Reporter Attacked By Policeman In Yerevan
A journalist for RFE/RL’s Armenian service (Azatutyun.am), Naira Bulghadarian, was attacked by a masked police officer while covering continuing opposition protesters in Yerevan on Sunday.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:14:08 +0400
Armenian Protest Leader Detained
Just one hour after his failed meeting with Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian, opposition leader Nikol Pashinian was detained by police on Sunday during yet another anti-government demonstration organized by him in Yerevan.