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Wed, 16 Sep 2020 05:34:09 +0000
COVID-19: Armenian Parliament To Probe Government's Response
A top Iranian health official has warned of a "resurgence" of coronavirus cases as the country continues to battle the Middle East's deadliest outbreak.

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 12:53:07 +0000
Armenian Lawmakers Approve Nominees To Constitutional Court Amid Opposition Boycott
The Armenian parliament has approved the nomination of three new judges to the Constitutional Court amid a standoff between sacked court members and the government.

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 16:36:14 +0000
Armenia Lifts Coronavirus State Of Emergency, But Some Restrictions Remain
YEREVAN -- Armenia's government on September 11 lifted a state of emergency declared six months ago, but kept in place some restrictions aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus. The state of emergency is replaced by a nationwide quarantine regime set to remain in force until January 11. Wearing face masks in all public spaces -- both indoors and outdoors -- and enforcing social distancing and hygiene rules for businesses continue to be required across Armenia, which plans to...

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 11:11:38 +0000
Armenian Ex-Lawmaker, Yerevan District Prefect Sedrakian Charged With Corruption
A former Armenian lawmaker and influential member of former President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party of Armenia (HHK), Mher Sedrakian, has been charged with corruption.

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 08:54:12 +0000
COVID-19: Hospitals Overwhelmed In 'Coronavirus-Free' Turkmenistan
Hospitals are being inundated with patients showing acute COVID-19 symptoms in Turkmenistan, the only country in Central Asia where no coronavirus cases have been officially registered.

Tue, 01 Sep 2020 14:03:00 +0000
Schools Face Difficult COVID-19 Tests As Children Head Back To Class 
As children around the world head back to class, schools are taking precautions to keep students and staff safe from the coronavirus.

Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:01:13 +0000
At Least One Killed, Two Injured By Explosion In Armenia
Armenian authorities say a natural gas leak is the suspected cause of an explosion at a residential building in Yerevan early on August 26 that killed at least one person and hospitalized two others.

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 18:37:46 +0000
Armenian Military Officer Taken Into Azerbaijani Custody
An Armenian soldier has been taken into the custody of Azerbaijani forces under disputed circumstances in an area where both the rival Transcaucasus states maintain heavy troop presences.

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