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Armenia votes to give presidential powers to PM

Armenia has voted in favour of giving more powers to the prime minister and parliament at the expense of the president. The result was announced

Armenia has voted in favour of giving more powers to the prime minister and parliament at the expense of the president. The result was announced

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Armenia: dozens arrested at protest against electricity price rise

Around 50 people have been briefly detained in the Armenian capital Yerevan after protesting against a hike in electricity prices. They had been

Around 50 people have been briefly detained in the Armenian capital Yerevan after protesting against a hike in electricity prices. They had been

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Armenians protest against electricity price rise

Anger continues to spread across Armenia against plans to raise energy prices. Russia has cautioned against any attempt to spark a new so-called

Anger continues to spread across Armenia against plans to raise energy prices. Russia has cautioned against any attempt to spark a new so-called

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Protests against higher energy prices spread in Armenia

Anger is growing across Armenia against police handling of protests which began earlier in the week against a major hike in energy prices. On

Anger is growing across Armenia against police handling of protests which began earlier in the week against a major hike in energy prices. On

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Turkish electoral candidates include more Armenians

Many more Armenians used to live in Turkey, for centuries. Before 1915, according to varying estimates, there were 1.3-2 million. Today this minority

Many more Armenians used to live in Turkey, for centuries. Before 1915, according to varying estimates, there were 1.3-2 million. Today this minority

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Armenia remembers the victims of 1915 [pictures]

As the 100th anniversary of the massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman empire approaches, euronews correspondent Olaf Bruns visited Yerevan to see how

As the 100th anniversary of the massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman empire approaches, euronews correspondent Olaf Bruns visited Yerevan to see how

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Putin says organised 'militant groups' behind Ukraine protests

Hundreds of people have marched through the Armenian capital Yerevan to denounce the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin and express their

Hundreds of people have marched through the Armenian capital Yerevan to denounce the visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin and express their

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Armenia set to join Russia-led customs union in blow to EU

Armenia is turning its back on Europe with a decision to join a Russia-led customs union. The country is going with its former soviet master

Armenia is turning its back on Europe with a decision to join a Russia-led customs union. The country is going with its former soviet master

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Armenia: big protest as president is sworn in again

Thousands of people packed into Yerevan’s Freedom Square to protest against the inauguration of Serzh Sarksyan for his second term as Armenia’s

Thousands of people packed into Yerevan’s Freedom Square to protest against the inauguration of Serzh Sarksyan for his second term as Armenia’s

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Armenian presidential candidate cries foul over poll result

Armenia’s President Serzh Sarksyan easily won a second term according to Tuesday’s election results but his main rival claims the poll was

Armenia’s President Serzh Sarksyan easily won a second term according to Tuesday’s election results but his main rival claims the poll was

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Armenia gets a second dose of Sarksyan

Armenia’s central election commission has announced President Serzh Sarksyan has won a second five-year term. Exit polls when voting ended

Armenia’s central election commission has announced President Serzh Sarksyan has won a second five-year term. Exit polls when voting ended

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Armenia president secures re-election

Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan appears headed for a second five-year term. Exit polls suggest he has gained 58 per cent of votes cast. The last

Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan appears headed for a second five-year term. Exit polls suggest he has gained 58 per cent of votes cast. The last

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Sarksyan expected to win re-election in Armenia

Voting has begun in the Armenian presidential elections where current President Serzh Sarksyan is bidding for a second consecutive term in

Voting has begun in the Armenian presidential elections where current President Serzh Sarksyan is bidding for a second consecutive term in

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Two men held over Armenia presidential candidate shooting

Armenia’s National Security Services have arrested two men in connection with the shooting of presidential candidate Paruyr Hairikan. Authorities

Armenia’s National Security Services have arrested two men in connection with the shooting of presidential candidate Paruyr Hairikan. Authorities

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Armenian presidential candidate shot

Armenian presidential candidate, Paruyr Hayrikyan, has been shot by unknown gunmen at his home in the capital Yerevan. Armenian Shans TV reported

Armenian presidential candidate, Paruyr Hayrikyan, has been shot by unknown gunmen at his home in the capital Yerevan. Armenian Shans TV reported

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No choice for voters in Armenia

Armenia goes to the polls to elect a new president in February with incumbent Serzh Sargsyan already looking like the winner. His two main rivals

Armenia goes to the polls to elect a new president in February with incumbent Serzh Sargsyan already looking like the winner. His two main rivals