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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:18:00 +0000
Panic In Panik: Armenian Villagers Not Told About Russian Military Drills
Residents of an Armenian village were shocked by the sound of explosions and gunfire on July 17. It was just the Russian military conducting unannounced exercises.

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:56:41 +0000
Armenian Ex-President's Nephew Charged With Attempted Murder
Former Armenian President Serzh Sarkisianís nephew has been charged with attempted murder in a case that was closed more than a decade ago, an Armenian law enforcement agency said on July 11.

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:04:00 +0000
Keeping An Eye On The Sarkisians
Armenian authorities seized valuable artwork, coins, cash, and jewelry in a raid on a house owned by relatives of former President Serzh Sarkisian. Members of the family are facing criminal charges including attempted murder, corruption, and illegal possession of weapons and drugs.

Mon, 09 Jul 2018 20:07:57 +0000
Armenian Capital's Mayor Resigns Amid Political Shuffle
The influential mayor of Armenia's capital has resigned, in the latest political shakeup to follow the mass protests that brought opposition leader Nikol Pashinian to the presidency.

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:53:34 +0000
Armenia Charges Ex-President's Brother In Financial Crime Probe
Armenian authorities say they have formally brought financial-crime charges against the brother of former President Serzh Sarkisian, one of a series of high-profile actions by law enforcement agencies against the ex-leader's close relatives.

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 17:26:15 +0000
Armeniaís Water Provider Vows To Restore Full Service In Yerevan After Shortages
Armeniaís water provider has pledged to restore full supply in the nationís capital, where residents have complained about water shortages amid a record heat wave that has hit the entire Caucasus region.

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 04:00:40 +0000
53 And Counting! Heat Wave Breaks Records In Iran, Across The Caucasus
An intense heat wave is shattering temperature records in Iran and the Caucasus nations of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia, causing power shortages that are adding to discomfort in the region.

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:59:24 +0000
U.S. Envoy ĎConfidentí About More Trade, Investment In Armenia
The U.S. ambassador to Yerevan said recent political changes in Armenia will help bring new trade and investment to the South Caucasus country.

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:28:25 +0000
Former Armenian Presidentís Nephew Now A Suspect In 2007 Shooting Case
Investigators in Armenia have reopened a criminal probe in an alleged attempted murder case in which former President Serzh Sarkisianís nephew is a suspect, citing the emergence of new evidence.

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 08:21:35 +0000
EU Lawmakers Back Partnership Pact With Armenia, Call On Government To Pursue Reforms
The European Parliament has given its green light to an agreement on deepening Armeniaís links with the European Union, while calling on the government of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian to pursue reforms.

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