Protest staged outside government building in Yerevan

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UN in Armenia condemns recent cases of violence against women in Yerevan

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New rotation: "Karabakh clan" in Armenia may replace current leader

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Man threatens to blow up a 9-story building in Yerevan

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EC Committee: Corruption remains a main problem in Armenia's penitentiary system

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“Corruption remains a main problem in penitentiary system of Armenia."

Experts: Armenia is on verge of mass starvation

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Armenians have faced a threat of mass starvation, as the high long-term unemployment negatively affects people’s purchasing power and domestic production.

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Protests continue against military benefits tax in Yerevan

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Armenians still protest against the controversial military benefits bill, which introduces a new tax that will impoverish the already poor people.

Number of people seeking asylum in Armenia drastically drops

21.11.2016 11:27 GMT

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