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Scarred by war, Armenian veterans look warily to the future

Yerevan - Nver Gasparyan, who was injured during the fighting for control of the mountainous Caucasus region of Nagorno-Karabakh last year, is haunted by memories of the war that ended in national humiliation for Armenia.

Karabakh displaced grapple with new life after war

Yerevan - Relatives, friends and neighbours from the town of Hadrut gathered at a military cemetery overlooking Armenia's capital Yerevan to bury Arman Sarkisian, two days after his parents identified him.

Armenian opposition leader probed for inciting violence

Yerevan - Armenian investigators said Wednesday that opposition leader Vazgen Manukyan had been charged with making calls to overthrow the constitutional order after he urged the army to rebel against the current leader.

Armenia struggles through crisis as war wounds fester

Yerevan - Anger caught in Mari Hovhannisyan's throat as she demanded Armenia's leadership resign, more than three months on from a disastrous war that saw swathes of territory lost to Azerbaijan.

Armenia PM says ready for early elections to end crisis

Yerevan - Armenia's embattled Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan told thousands of rallying supporters on Monday that he was ready to hold early elections to bring the country out of a political crisis.

Armenia crisis grows as president blocks bid to fire army chief

Yerevan - Armenian President Armen Sarkisian said Saturday he had refused to sign a prime ministerial order to dismiss the army's chief of staff, deepening an entrenched national political crisis.

Thousands march in Armenia to demand PM's resignation

Yerevan - Several thousand opposition supporters marched through the capital of Armenia on Friday to demand Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's resignation over his handling of last year's war with Azerbaijan which many see as a national humiliation.

Armenia opposition supporters camp outside parliament

Yerevan - Several hundred opposition supporters were camped out in tents outside Armenia's parliament on Friday demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's resignation over his handling of last year's war with Azerbaijan.

Thousands rally in Armenia after PM warns of 'coup attempt'

Yerevan - Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan defied calls to resign and accused the military of an attempted coup on Thursday, as divisions over his handling of last year's war with Azerbaijan brought thousands to the streets.

Armenia opposition stages protests, strike over Karabakh

Yerevan - Thousands of protesters rallied in Armenia's capital on Tuesday demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan resign over a controversial peace deal with Azerbaijan as the opposition launched a nationwide strike.

Armenian protesters force PM to curtail mourning trip

Yerevan - Demonstrators in Armenia blocked roads on Monday and forced Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to cut short an official visit, as anger in the country grows over a contentious peace deal with Azerbijan.

Tensions in Armenia as thousands mourn Karabakh victims

Yerevan - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Saturday led thousands in a march in memory of those killed in a six-week war with Azerbaijan as the Caucasus country began three days of mourning.

Armenia opposition launches 'disobedience' drive to unseat PM

Yerevan - Armenian protesters on Tuesday blocked streets in the capital Yerevan, launching a "civil disobedience" campaign to force Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to quit over a controversial peace agreement with Azerbaijan.

Photos and flags: Azerbaijani soldiers tour retaken district

Last - In the darkness of a cold night shrouded by heavy fog, a military convoy carrying Azerbaijani flags slowly crossed the deserted centre of the town of Lachin southwest of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Azerbaijani forces raise flag in last district handed back by Armenia

Last - Azerbaijani soldiers on Tuesday hoisted their country's flag in the final district given up by Armenia under a peace deal that ended weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Azerbaijani forces enter last district handed over by Armenia

Last - Azerbaijani forces on Tuesday moved into the final district given up by Armenia in a peace deal that ended weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

'This is our life': Armenians flee before Azerbaijan arrives

Last - Prodding her cows forward with a long stick, Asya Petrosyan drives the herd along the snow-covered Lachin corridor, the last road out of Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia.

Armenians rally for soldiers missing in Karabakh fighting

Yerevan - A thousand people took to the streets of the Armenian capital Yerevan on Sunday demanding the authorities take action to find soldiers missing in recent fighting with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Armenia PM urges stronger military links with Russia

Yerevan - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called Saturday for greater military cooperation with Russia, a day after Azerbaijani troops began moving into disputed territory previously held by Armenian separatist forces.

Armenian leader dismisses FM amid protests over peace deal

Yerevan - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Monday dismissed his foreign minister as several thousand demonstrators staged a new rally against a controversial peace deal with Azerbaijan.
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