Border closure: Lessons for international trade
Whilst this was ongoing the government closed the land borders with her neighbours, all of which are mostly members of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), except Cameroun who is not a member.
Joy in Armenia, fury in Turkey as US House recognizes 'genocide'
Armenia rejoiced but Turkey was furious on Wednesday after the US House of Representatives passed a historic resolution recognizing mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide.
Kim Kardashian Baptises Her Children During Visit To Her Homeland, Armenia
'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' reality TV star, Kim Kardashian recently took a visit to her ancestral homeland, Armenia. During the visit, the 38-year-old mother of four had her children, North West, Saint West, Chicago West and Psalm West baptised. Kim welcomed her fourth child, Psalm with Kanye earlier this year through surrogacy. She was also…
Nigeria showcases actions to reduce emissions as Bonn climate summit ends
Nigeria and eight other developing countries have presented an update on their activities to curb greenhouse gas emissions before 2020. This was one of the major highlights of the 2019 United Nations Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB50), which ended at the weekend. The forum considered a large number of decisions for adoption at the UN…
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 rejects 'coup' charges ahead of trial
Armenia's jailed former president goes 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…
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.