Armenia protesters blockade courts after prime minister's call
Protesters blockaded entrances to court buildings in the Armenian capital on Monday after Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called for a demonstration against judges he accuses of political bias.
Ex-Armenia president goes on trial, rejects 'coup' charges
Armenia's jailed former president went on trial Monday over what prosecutors describe as a coup that led to bloody protests but he insists is a politically motivated case.
Armenian prime minister wins snap vote by landslide
Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won a landslide victory in snap parliamentary elections, results showed Monday, cementing his authority months after sweeping to power in a peaceful revolution.
Armenia votes in snap polls to cement reform drive
Armenians voted Sunday in parliamentary elections triggered years ahead of schedule by reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan, who is aiming to cement his political authority in the post-Soviet country. The 43-year-old former journalist became prime minister in May after spearheading weeks of peaceful anti-government rallies that ousted veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian. He has pledged to root…
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.
Thousands rally as Armenia protest leader warns of 'political tsunami'
At least 20,000 supporters of Armenia's opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan rallied in the centre of the Armenian capital on Tuesday as he warned lawmakers in parliament of major unrest if they did not elect him prime minister.
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…
'I was wrong': Armenia prime minster quits after mass protests
Armenia's Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian resigned on Monday after mass protests against his election, seen as a blatant power grab by the opposition.