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Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:16:56 +0000
Armenian Women Raise A Clamor For Sarkisian's 'Last Call'
Away from the street protests, Armenian women registered their discontent with Serzh Sarkisian and the government by banging pots and pans late at night.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:32:00 +0000
Celebrations In Yerevan As Sarkisian Resigns
Armenian protesters celebrated in the streets of Yerevan after hearing news that Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian had stepped down. The announcement of his resignation was posted on Sarkisian's website following 11 straight days of protests.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:26:00 +0000
Armenian Opposition Leader Pashinian Released, Rejoins Protests
Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinian rejoined protesters in the streets of Yerevan on April 23 after he was released from custody following one day of detention. Pashinian has been leading the wave of protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:19:00 +0000
Armenians Dance In The Streets At Sarkisian's Exit
A huge impromptu street party broke out on Mashtots, Yerevan's main avenue, after Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian announced his resignation on April 23 after days of protests.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:40:38 +0000
Live Stream: Fresh Protests In Armenia
A day after the detention of protest leader Nikol Pashinian, thousands of antigovernment demonstrators have once again been taking to the streets of Yerevan, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian.

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:14:18 +0000
Armenian PM Sarkisian Resigns, Thousands Celebrate In Yerevan
Thousands of jubilant Armenians have poured into Yerevan's main square to celebrate the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian, who stepped down amid widespread street protests over his election to the newly powerful post following 10 years as president.

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:12:00 +0000
Antigovernment Protesters Fill Yerevan's Republic Square
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered on Yerevan's Republic Square on the evening of April 22 before speeches by Armenian opposition figures. Protest leaders have demanded the resignation of Serzh Sarkisian, who was recently named prime minister after serving 10 years as the country's president.

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:33:00 +0000
Armenian Protesters Detained At Yerevan's Central Square
Armenian security forces in Yerevan detained dozens of protesters who gathered on the city's central Republic Square on April 22. The afternoon protest was a continuation of a dispersed march led toward the city's southern Erebuni district by the organizer of antigovernment protests, Nikol Pashinian.

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:53:00 +0000
Armenian Security Forces Detain Protest Leader Pashinian
Armenian security forces in Yerevan dispersed a march of protesters led by Nikol Pashinian and detained several participants including Pashinian and opposition lawmaker Sasun Mikaelian on April 22. Pashinian led a crowd of several hundred supporters marching to the city's southern Erebuni district after talks between him and Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian failed.

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 10:39:00 +0000
Opposition Leader Detained On 10th Day Of Armenia Protests
On the 10th day of demonstrations in Yerevan on April 22, Armenian protesters confronted police and police detained more protesters, protest leader Nikol Pashinian and two other lawmakers.

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