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Clashes on Armenia-Azerbaijan border leave 3 dead, 4 wounded

July 28, 2021 2:39 pm

Azerbaijan said Armenian forces opened fire at its positions on the Kalbajar section of the border. The Armenian military said its personnel were attacked by the Azerbaijani forces.

Desperate for Covid vaccines amid surge, Iranians flock to Armenia

July 17, 2021 6:46 pm

In Iran, which has the highest COVID-19 death toll in the Middle East, less than 2% of the country's 84 million people have received both doses, according to the scientific publication, Our World in Data.

Armenia holds snap election triggered by war defeat

June 20, 2021 9:19 pm

The vote comes after Armenia fought a recent war with Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of violating its territorial integrity

May 14, 2021 8:52 am

Armenia and Azerbaijan remain at loggerheads after the latest bloody conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave last year that locked in territorial gains for Azerbaijan and was eventually brought to a halt by a Russian-brokered ceasefire.

'Gandhi statue desecration in Armenia a result of lack of understanding of Indian history'

May 07, 2021 6:30 pm

On April 29, the statue of Gandhi, installed last year on his 150th birth anniversary, was set on fire and desecrated in a park in the Armenian capital Yerevan. A 61-year old Armenian national pleaded guilty, local news reports said.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinya to step down in April

March 28, 2021 8:59 pm

Pashinyan has been under increasing pressure to step down following a military defeat against neighboring Azerbaijan and an ongoing spat with Armenian military leaders.

Armenian PM faces military's demand to resign, talks of coup

February 25, 2021 4:02 pm

The General Staff issued a statement calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, which was signed by top military officers. The move was triggered by Pashinyan's decision earlier this week to oust the first deputy chief of the General Staff.

Amid criticism over Azerbaijan peace deal, Armenian PM offers to discuss early election

December 26, 2020 10:28 am

With the opposition demanding him to step down over his handling of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, PM Nikon said he was ready to hold consultations with the nation's political parties to discuss calling an early parliamentary election next year.

Armenian prime minister rejects 25,000 protesters' calls to resign

December 23, 2020 2:20 pm

Opposition supporters have started a nationwide strike and set up tents in the capital. They claim they'll stay until the PM steps down, but he said he has no intention of leaving office.

From US elections to Korean War anniversary, our best original international reporting for 2020

December 21, 2020 4:58 pm

While the Covid-19 pandemic dominated headlines and our collective thinking, there were also geopolitical developments, wars, conflict, and landmark commemorations that the newsroom had a responsibility to cover and to ensure that they weren’t missed.