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News Armenia » Government: Armenia anti-government protests enter 7th day

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Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Armenia anti-government protests enter 7th day Armenia anti-government protests enter 7th day Video provided by AFP Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2qKNJUt

News Armenia » Government: Armenian opposition demands early election on eighth day of protests

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-armenia-politics-protests/armenian-opposition-demands-early-election-on-eighth-day-of-protests-idUSKBN1HR30Q
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Armenia seceded from the Soviet Union in 1991 but remains dependent on Russia for aid and investment. Many Armenians accuse the government of corruption and mishandling an economy that has struggled to overcome the legacy of central planning.

News Armenia » Government: Armenian Opposition Protests Resume Despite Calls For Dialogue

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/armenia-protests-yerevan-government-building-sarkisian-cabinet/29176265.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

In a separate incident near a government building, a journalist working for an Armenian nongovernmental organization was beaten up while covering the opposition rally on April 19 and was hospitalized for several hours with head injuries. Journalist Tirayr ...

News Armenia » Government: Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/armenian-protesters-renew-efforts-stop-capital-traffic-54593748
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The move came as Armenia changed its government structure to reduce the power of the president and give more authority to the premier. Opponents claim the change allows Sargsyan to continue as the country's leader even though he had to step down from the ...

News Armenia » Government: 40,000 gather in Armenia to demand leader's resignation

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/40-000-gather-armenia-demand-leader-resignation-article-1.3946034
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Beginning last Friday, the protests are against former President Serzh Sargsyan's assumption of the prime minister's post, just as the government changed its structure to reduce the power of the president, and give more ...

News Armenia » Government: Armenia Opposition

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Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Protesters gather to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan, the former president who was appointed this week under a new government system that gives the prime minister expanded powers and diminishes the presidency, in Yerevan, Armenia ...

News Armenia » Government: Dozens of opposition protesters arrested in Armenia

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/dozens-opposition-protesters-arrested-armenia-104139500.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

"One should not underestimate the challenges Armenia's police are facing in maintaining law ... he served a decade as president from 2008 under a new parliamentary system of government. Controversial constitutional amendments approved in 2015 have ...

News Armenia » Government: Armenian president calls for dialogue amid protests against new PM

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-armenia-politics/armenian-president-calls-for-dialogue-amid-protests-against-new-pm-idUSKBN1HQ30G
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Armenia seceded from the Soviet Union in 1991 but remains dependent on Russia for aid and investment. Many Armenians accuse the government of corruption and mishandling an economy that has struggled to overcome the legacy of central planning.

News Armenia » Government: Armenian Protests Smell Like Teen Spirit

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/this-round-of-armenian-protests-smells-like-teen-spirit/29182665.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

It must not be broken,” Armen Rustamyan, a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Bureau and the party’s parliamentary bloc, told RFE/RL. “The new generation is speaking up and speaking out. If the new government is honest about making ...

News Armenia » Government: Armenia protesters defy ex-president's move to premier seat

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/armenia-protesters-oppose-ex-presidents-move-pm-seat-173032783.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Opponents of Serzh Sargsyan, who served as Armenia's president from 2008 and became the country's prime minister Tuesday, blockaded government buildings and paralyzed traffic in the capital. Sargsyan stepped down because of term limits, but he will ...