Protest staged outside government building in Yerevan

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Next year public debt will amount to $6.3bn: Armenian official

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Armenian president leaves for Russia

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Armenia to increase foreign debt to pay out salaries and pensions

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Armenian TV host fired after throwing shade at ruling party

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Defense Ministers of Armenia and Georgia Vigen Sargsyan and Levan Izoria have signed an agreement on cooperation for 2017.

Armenia MOD: Resumption of the armed conflict with Azerbaijan possible

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Iranian president arrives in Armenia

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Lawyers ask European Court to stand up for seriously ill Yerevan prisoner

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