Armenian protest leader elected prime minister
Armenia's parliament on Tuesday elected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as prime minister after he spearheaded weeks of mass protests against the ruling party, transforming the country's political landscape.
Tens of thousands of Armenian protesters shut down capital
Tens of thousands of Armenians on Wednesday converged on the capital, blocking roads and government buildings, as popular anger exploded over the ruling party's rejection of opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan's premiership bid.
Armenia opposition stages show of force ahead of vote
Supporters of Armenia's protest leader Nikol Pashinyan took to the streets Sunday, hoping that a massive show of force will propel the opposition leader to power in a key election in two days. Flag-draped demonstrators blocked intersections, sang songs, played music and chanted slogans in support of Pashinyan in the capital Yerevan. "We are witnessing…