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YEREVAN (news.am) — Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the violence used by police against journalists while dispersing a demonstration in Yerevan on the evening of 29 July. At least 12 journalists were injured. Plainclothes[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — A court in Yerevan on Tuesday allowed an Armenian law-enforcement agency to keep in pretrial detention four opposition politicians who were among the organizers of an anti-government demonstration[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A 58-year-old man died on Tuesday three days after setting himself on fire during a demonstration held in Yerevan in support of opposition gunmen occupying an Armenian police station. The man, Kajik Grigorian, poured[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Three RFE/RL Armenian Service journalists were attacked by a large group of plainclothes men late on July 29, while they were covering clashes between riot police and protesters marching in support of armed gunmen who[...]

By Bryan Marquard OSTERVILLE, Mass. (Boston Globe) — Imagine that it’s late June in 2003 and you’re standing inside the Christmas Tree Shops in Yarmouth Port, those manors of merchandise that Chuck Bilezikian built into a sprawling[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Thousands of demonstrators were marching in Yerevan late on July 25 in support of a group of gunmen who have occupied an Armenian police station for more than a week. The demonstrators chanted “unity” and[...]

WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute (ANI) mourns the passing of human rights activist Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), and recalls one of the most vocal opponents of the crime of genocide. Holocaust survivor, author, and Nobel Peace[...]

YEREVAN and FRESNO — Congressman Jim Costa from California’s 16th Congressional District toured the American University of Armenia (AUA) on July 20, as part of a four-day visit to Armenia, which included meetings with Armenian[...]

By Will Friedwald NEW YORK (Wall Street Journal) — The central image of the exhibition “Music for Moderns: The Partnership of George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian” shows the young couple traveling somewhere in Europe in 1949,[...]

WARSAW, Poland (PanARMENIAN.Net) — President Serzh Sargsyan on July 8 met with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the sidelines of the NATO Summit to discuss the Nagorno Karabagh conflict settlement. Starting the meeting, Sargsyan[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — An army general and two other senior Armenian Defense Ministry officials have been arrested in separate corruption investigations conducted by law-enforcement authorities, it emerged on June 1. was taken into custody[...]