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Syria - Syrian Civil Defence workers and pedestrians clear debris after an alleged air strike by Syrian government forces in the Bab al-Nairab neighboured the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on November 12, 2014

Yerevan Raises More Concerns About Syrian Armenians’ Plight

Authorities in Yerevan are not in a position to ensure an orderly evacuation of ethnic Armenians from war-torn Syria where the situation has lately gone from bad to worse, Diaspora Minister Hranush Hakobian said on Wednesday.

Armenia -- Demonstrators protesting against rising electricity tariffs gather in central Republic Square in Yerevan, July 27, 2015

Armenian Activists Slam ‘Unlawful’ Police Behavior

Civic activists in Armenia campaigning against electricity price hikes have accused the police of “unlawfully” hindering their plans to conduct a sit-in in a central Yerevan square.

Armenia - Economy Minister Karen Chshmaritian at a news conference in Yerevan, 15Oct2014.

Armenian Government Plays Down Departure Of Several International Companies

An Armenian government member has downplayed the impact on the local economy of the recent decisions by a number of leading international companies to wind up their business operations in the South Caucasus country.

Armenia - The Nairit chemical plant in Yerevan.

Nairit Bankruptcy ‘Costly’ For Armenian Government

A debt-ridden Yerevan chemical plant’s bankruptcy recommended by the World Bank is not “suitable” for the Armenian government, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Yervand Zakharian said during discussions in the parliament on Tuesday.

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“Haykakan Zhamanak” suggests that the recent court decision to take Syunik’s controversial governor Surik Khachatrian’s son Tigran into two-month custody over his alleged involvement in a violent incident is a step aimed at “avoiding an explosion”.


Armenian Activists Vow More ‘Civil Disobedience’ Campaigns

Activists gathering in the central square of the Armenian capital, Yerevan, this week have pledged to keep up the pressure on the authorities to rescind their decision on raising electricity prices beginning next month.

Russian Night Wolves Gang ‘Not Involved’ In Planned Biker Trip To Karabakh

A senior member of the Moscow-based Russian Armenian union has denied that an upcoming trip of a group of motorcyclists to Nagorno-Karabakh will involve members of the controversial nationalist biker gang linked with the Kremlin.

Struggling Power Utility’s Lavish Donations Raise Eyebrows in Armenia

A loss-making power distribution company that has sought and achieved an increase in socially sensitive electricity prices thus sparking large-scale street protests in Armenia appears to have made lavish donations to private foundations, including those set up by Armenia’s senior officials.

Armenian Electricity Price Hike Protesters In Fresh Action

Dozens of activists in Armenia campaigning against rising electricity prices gathered in capital Yerevan’s main square on Monday evening in an attempt to occupy its central spot.


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Վիդեո Cars Join Yerevan Electricity Rate Protest

Cars clogged roads in Armenia's capital on June 26 as protesters found new ways to express discontent over a planned rise in electricity rates. Ongoing demonstrations by thousands of protesters have blocked the avenue near the parliament and presidential residence. (RFE/RL's Armenian Service)

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Erdogan is Pursuing his Self-Interests, Instead of Fighting ISIS Terrorists

Last month, only after losing his party’s parliamentary majority, President Erdogan realized that there are dangerous terrorists in neighboring Syria who are a threat to Turkey’s security.
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