European observers also report 'pressure on civil servants' in elections won by President Serzh Sarksyan.
War & Conflict
People & Power27 Oct 2016 07:17 GMT
Could a faltering economy, corruption and public disaffection over its relationship with Russia lead to an uprising?
Al Jazeera World28 Sep 2016 13:07 GMT
A look at the poignant stories of two Armenian women in Turkey, trying to support their families far from home.
Armenia08 Sep 2016 14:32 GMT
Hovik Abrahamyan steps down after two years following series of protests and a sharp economic downturn.
Europe31 Jul 2016 18:55 GMT
Security forces say hostage-takers laid down their arms after two weeks of calling for freedom of opposition leader.
Inside Story30 Jul 2016 20:35 GMT
An armed siege in the capital, Yerevan, has led to protests calling for President Serzh Sarkisian to step down.
Armenia30 Jul 2016 19:10 GMT
Officer shot dead in Yerevan during a stand-off with an armed group holding hostages in a police station.
Politics30 Jul 2016 08:19 GMT
Security forces exchange fire with protesters backing opposition group holding hostages in a police building in Yerevan.
Armenia27 Jul 2016 13:10 GMT
Police say gunmen who have been barricaded in a police station for 10 days have taken an ambulance crew hostage.
Armenia23 Jul 2016 14:07 GMT
Gunmen released final four police officers held captive, officials say, but remain holed up and heavily armed.
Armenia21 Jul 2016 13:44 GMT
At least 50 people wounded following night of violent clashes linked to four-day hostage crisis, health ministry says.
Europe18 Jul 2016 14:39 GMT
Gunmen holed up in police station for a second day as negotiations to release four hostages continue.
Politics18 Jul 2016 09:59 GMT
The violent act of hostage-taking is a manifestation of significant discontent within Armenia.
Armenia17 Jul 2016 13:55 GMT
Unknown number of hostages taken inside police station as local media report group wants release of opposition figure.
Armenia26 Jun 2016 04:56 GMT
Leader of the Catholic Church calls for Armenia and Turkey to lay aside their differences and strive to be peacemakers.
Turkey24 Jun 2016 17:02 GMT
During his visit to Yerevan, leader of the Catholic Church describes 1915 killing as great catastrophe of last century.
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