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Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian meets with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Yerevan, 23Oct2014.

EU ‘Still Committed’ To Closer Ties With Armenia

Armenia can forge closer links with the European Union even after joining a Russian-led alliance of former Soviet republics, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said during a visit to Yerevan on Thursday.

Armenia - Young women protest against government plans to cut maternity benefits, Yerevan, 23Oct2014.

Government Plans To Cut Maternity Benefits Spark Protests

Dozens of angry young women rallied in Yerevan on Thursday to protest against government plans to cut maternity benefits paid by the state in Armenia.

Armenia -- Former President Levon Ter-Petrosian (R) and businessman Gagik Tsarukian talk during an opposition rally in Yerevan, 10Oct2014.

Tsarukian Coy About Next Opposition Move

Gagik Tsarukian on Thursday declined to clarify the purpose of ongoing anti-government protests staged by his Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK) and its two opposition allies.

Armenia - Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian addresses a pro-government youth camp in Tsaghkadzor, 18Aug2014.

Abrahamian Claims Good Governance In Armenia

Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian on Wednesday defended the Armenian government’s track record and dismissed opposition claims about a political crisis necessitating “regime change” in the country.

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“Chorrord Ishkhanutyun” is unconvinced by the ruling Republican Party’s claims that Armenia’s political leadership is not worried about the ongoing joint anti-government campaign conducted by three major opposition parties.


Opposition Leaders Meet Ahead Of Key Rally

Opposition leaders Levon Ter-Petrosian, Gagik Tsarukian and Raffi Hovannisian met again late on Wednesday to discuss preparations for the next anti-government rally that will held by their political parties in Yerevan on Friday.

France Looks Forward To Armenian-Azeri Summit

France’s President Francois Hollande will try to revive the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process when he hosts fresh talks between his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts in Paris early next week, the French ambassador in Yerevan said on Wednesday.

Armenia Taking Preventive Measures Against Ebola

Health authorities in Armenia have installed fever detectors at the national border crossings, trained medical personnel and provided them with protective equipment in an effort to contain a possible spread of Ebola into the country.

Armenian Ruling Party Slams Opposition ‘Traitors’

The parliamentary leader of President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party (HHK) sparked a bitter verbal exchange with outspoken opposition lawmakers on Tuesday after accusing them of accepting money from the West and Azerbaijan to betray Armenia.


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Վիդեո Ken Hachikian: Karabakh independence high on ANCA agenda

In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Armenian Service, Ken Hachikian, the chairman of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), said that Nagorno-Karabakh’s independence based on self-determination is very high on the agenda of the organization.


Վիդեո What NATO’s For

RFE/RL Armenian Service Director Harry Tamrazian talked to RFE/RL Senior Editor Brian Whitmore on the rediscovered role of NATO in the wake of the Alliance’s summit in Newport, Wales, UK.

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Why the UN Rejected Turkey’s Bid for a Security Council Seat?

The Turkish government got a big slap in the face last week when the United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to turn down its application for a Security Council seat.
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