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News Armenia » Security: 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

(Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP) The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's human rights bureau called on Armenian authorities to ensure the demonstrations proceed peacefully. A spokesman for the prime minister, Hovhannes ...

News Armenia » Security: Protests in Armenia might again end in nothing

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096749877/Protests-in-Armenia-might-again-end-in-nothing
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Armenia's security requires maximum responsibility of the country's leadership. That is why the leader of the ruling party should not put forward anyone for the Prime Minister's place [except for himself].' This was stated in the Armenian Parliament by the ...

News Armenia » Security: 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

The April 19 detentions, during which security forces occasionally used violence ... In a separate incident near a government building, a journalist working for an Armenian nongovernmental organization was beaten up while covering the opposition rally ...

News Armenia » Security: Armenia’s Sargsyan Appointed PM As Protestors Declare “Velvet Revolution”

News channel or source: https://lobelog.com/armenias-sargsyan-appointed-pm-as-protestors-declare-velvet-revolution/
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Yet the odds are stacked firmly in Sargsyan’s favor. Not only has he been Armenia’s elected leader for the last 10 years, he officially controls the security services and presides over a party uniquely loyal to him personally – a party that lists ...

News Armenia » Security: Protesters, Riot Police Clash In Armenia

News channel or source: http://asbarez.com/171735/protesters-riot-police-clash-in-armenia/
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Security forces clad in full riot gear used batons and stun ... They suffered shrapnel wounds that may have also been caused by stun grenades. The Armenian Health Ministry reported later that 46 people required medical assistance after the clash.

News Armenia » Security: UN Security Council mourns death of Ivory Coast ambassador

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/ivory-coast-ambassador-bernard-tanoh-boutchoue-dies-54582444
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

The Security Council bid farewell Thursday to veteran diplomat ... Tanoh-Boutchoue was its envoy to Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Prior to that, he was ambassador to Russia as well as Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Latvia, Ukraine and ...

News Armenia » Security: Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

News channel or source: https://www.chron.com/news/world/article/Armenia-s-ex-president-elected-prime-minister-12840669.php
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's former president shifted into ... Names mentioned include: Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan Intelligence Minister Israel Katz Former Education Minister Gideon Saar Other names in far-right parties in Netanyahu's ...

News Armenia » Security: Greater Washington D.C. Community Kicks Off Week-Long Commemoration of Armenian Genocide

News channel or source: https://armenianweekly.com/2018/04/17/dc-community-armenian-genocide/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

culminating in the annual April 24 Armenian Genocide protest, to be held at the Turkish Ambassador’s residence, the site of last year’s brutal beatings by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail and supporters. A scene from the 2017 ...

News Armenia » Security: 33 suspects under investigation as Armenian security services bust illegal immigration syndicate

News channel or source: https://armenpress.am/eng/news/929469/
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

YEREVAN, APRIL 11, ARMENPRESS. As part of fighting transnational organized crime, the National Security Service of Armenia has discovered and terminated channels of organizing illegal immigration in 2017, whereby criminal syndicates comprising Armenian and ...

News Armenia » Security: Krikorian, ‘giant’ in national security science, dies at 97

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/20/krikorian-giant-in-national-security-science-dies-/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) - Nerses “Krik” Krikorian, who escaped the Armenian genocide as boy and later became ... The Los Alamos Monitor reports that Krikorian was known for his science and security work and the impact he had on the lab and the community.