The leader of the protest movement that has rocked Armenia has called a pause in the campaign of civil disobedience while he seeks assurances that the ruling party will back him to be the next prime minister.
With the ruling party-dominated parliament and the opposition clashing head-on, there appears no prospect of an early resolution to the poitical crisis.
Nikol Pashinyan urged protesters to shut down transport systems after the ruling Republican Party's parliamentary majority rejected his candidacy for prime minister.
Opposition leader set to be elected as prime minister after weeks of protests
The opposition figure leading a people power revolution against alleged corruption in the Caucasian republic.
The Armenian parliament, due to elect a successor to ex-prime minister Serzh Sargsyan on Tuesday, is expected to choose protest leader Nikol Pashinyan.
People-Power prevails in Armenia
Peaceful protests have continued in Armenia as Pashniyan supporters demand that he is elected prime minister despite him not having the support of parliament.
Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has called for further non-violent demonstrations in Armenia saying that the victory of the people must be recognised.
Armenian protest leader Nikol Pashinyan says It’s time to open a new chapter in the history of the country.
Two weeks of protests are set to continue amid ongoing anger at the ruling elite in the country
Anti-government protests continue in Armenia as the acting prime minister, Karen Karapetyan, rejects a proposal to hold talks with the opposition leader
Demonstrators in Armenia have returned to the streets, stepping up their calls for reform following the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan.
Armenia's parliament will vote on May 1 for a new prime minister, as anti-government protests continue despite the resignation of Serzh Sargsyan as premier earlier this week.
Still no clear way forward after fall of prime minister for Caucasian nation after more than two weeks of political unrest.
Thousands of people gathered in Yerevan on Tuesday to mark the one hundred year anniversary of the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
Thousands gathered in Yerevan to remember the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians a century ago amid their country's current political uncertainty.
Sargsyan said he was resigning to help safeguard civic peace following almost two weeks of mass street protests thathave plunged the ex-Soviet republic into political crisis
Armenia’s long-standing leader Serzh Sargsyan resigned as prime minister after more than 10 days of demonstrations against him which saw tens of thousands take to the streets.
The prime minister of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, said in a statement on Monday he will resign from his post.