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Lunes 31 de diciembre las noticias m s importantes de Armenia y 31 de diciembre Fin de Año

News Headline – Lunes 31 de diciembre, las noticias más importantes de Armenia y … News Summary – El mayor Fabio Sierra de la Policía de tránsito y Transporte en el Quindío expresó que con motivo del aumento de vehículos circulando en la zona y que llegan a celebrar las festividades de fin de año, se reforzó […]

Armenia Celebrates As Veteran Leader Quits Amid Protests

Armenia’s veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned on Monday after mass protests against his election as prime minister with sweeping powers, sparking celebrations across the impoverished country. Last week Sarkisian was elected prime minister by lawmakers after serving a decade as president, triggering political turmoil in the Moscow-allied nation of 2.9 million people. The opposition said […]

Armenia s ex president set to keep power as opposition blocks government buildings

People take part in a protest against the appointment of former Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian as Prime Minister in Yerevan on April 14, 2018. Armenia’s Serzh Sarkisian was on April 11 set to become the country’s prime minister as the ruling party announced his nomination for the premiership, days after he stepped down as president. […]

Thousands rally in Armenia as PM says will resign

Thousands of Armenians heeded a call by reformist Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to protest in the capital Yerevan on Tuesday as MPs approved a bill making it harder to disband parliament and hold snap elections. Nikol PashinyanNikol Pashinyan Pashinyan, who came to power in May following weeks of mass rallies, has been at loggerheads with […]

Tens of thousands of Armenian protesters shut down capital

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan (C) takes part in a rally in Yerevan on May 2, 2018, as popular anger exploded over the ruling party’s rejection of opposition leader’s premiership bid. Tens of thousands of Armenians on May 2 converged on the capital, blocking roads and government buildings, as popular anger exploded over the ruling […]

Police Deny Armenia Protest Leader Arrested In Clashes

Armenia’s anti-government protest leader Nikol Pashinyan speaks at the start of a televised meeting wiht Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian who left shortly after it began in a hotel in Yerevan on April 22, 2018, / AFP Armenian police said protest leader Nikol Pashinyan was on Sunday “forcibly taken” from a protest rally, dismissing reports […]