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Thousands of protesters besiege Armenian capital's town hall

May. 11, 2022 14:28 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Thousands of opposition supporters rallied in the Armenian capital Wednesday, besieging the mayor's office for hours as they kept up pressure on the country's prime minister to step down for seeking a peace treaty with neighboring Azerbaijan. The...

Tens of thousands rally to demand Armenian PM's resignation

May. 04, 2022 15:30 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters blocked streets and gathered around government buildings in Armenia's capital on Wednesday to demand the prime minister's resignation over his calls for a formal peace agreement with neighboring Azerbaijan. The demonstrators...

Armenia detains 180 protesters calling on Pashinyan to quit

May. 02, 2022 07:19 AM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Police in Armenia's capital on Monday detained 180 anti-government demonstrators that were blocking streets to protest against Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Protests demanding that Pashinyan step down reignited in Armenia last month, after he spoke in the...

As Russia sees tech brain drain, other nations hope to gain

Mar. 31, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Russia’s tech workers are looking for safer and more secure professional pastures. By one estimate, up to 70,000 computer specialists, spooked by a sudden frost in the business and political climate, have bolted the country since Russia invaded Ukraine...

Armenia, Azerbaijan leaders to meet amid recent fighting

Mar. 31, 2022 05:52 AM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Thursday he will meet with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Brussels next week to lay the groundwork for peace talks to end the decades-long conflict over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The two...

Armenia's prime minister announces meeting with Azerbaijan's president on April 6 for talks amid recent fighting

Mar. 31, 2022 04:52 AM EDT
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's prime minister announces meeting with Azerbaijan's president on April 6 for talks amid recent fighting.