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World Jun 21Armenian leader’s party wins snap vote despite defeat in war
Voting results show that the party of Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has won snap parliamentary elections which he called to ease anger over a peace deal he signed with Azerbaijan.
World May 14Armenia asks for Russian help amid tensions with Azerbaijan
The tug-of-war between the two South Caucasus neighbors exacerbated this week when Armenia protested what it described as Azerbaijani troops' incursion into its lands.
World Mar 01Armenia’s political tensions rise amid rival rallies
Political tensions in Armenia heightened Monday, with supporters of the embattled prime minister and the opposition each staging massive rallies at separate sites in the capital.
World Feb 26Armenia’s political tensions still high after PM’s coup talk
Nikol Pashinyan has faced opposition calls to step down over a Nov. 10 peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh by handing over large parts of the region and surrounding areas to Azerbaijan.
World Feb 25Armenian prime minister slams ‘coup attempt’ as political tensions rise
Armenia's prime minister accused top military officers of attempting a coup after they demanded he step down, adding fuel to months of protests calling for his resignation.
World Dec 25Armenia’s prime minister offers to discuss early election in response to opposition protests
Opposition supporters have rallied for weeks, urging Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to step down over the Nov. 10 peace deal that saw Azerbaijan reclaim control over large parts of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding areas.
Politics Dec 22Thousands protest in Armenia, demand the prime minister’s resignation
The opposition in Armenia is ramping up the pressure on the nation's prime minister to resign over his handling of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan.
World Dec 09Armenian protesters converged on parliament, demand PM resigns
The PM's opponents are angry at a peace deal that ended six weeks of fighting over the separatist region but saw Azerbaijan take over areas that have been controlled by Armenian forces for more than a quarter-century.
World Dec 02Armenian opposition pushes prime minister to step down over peace deal
Thousands of demonstrators have rallied in Armenia's capital to to continue to pressure the ex-Soviet nation’s prime minister to resign over a peace deal with neighboring Azerbaijan that domestic critics see as a betrayal of national interests.
World Nov 16Armenia’s foreign minister resigns amid turmoil over Nagorno-Karabakh truce
The separatist region lies within Azerbaijan but has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since a separatist war there ended in 1994.