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British boxers tee up quarter-finals as Armenia’s Bachkov shines again at European Men’s Boxing Championships

Inside The Games 27 May 2022
British boxers shone on the fourth and final day of preliminaries at the European Men’s Elite Boxing Championships in Armenia’s capital Yerevan, with six reaching the quarter-finals ... through to the quarter-finals at the EUBC Championships in Yerevan, Armenia ©Getty Images.

Anti-government protestors block Security Council building

Russia Today 25 May 2022
Minor clashes were reported as demonstrations against Armenia’s prime minister continue in Yerevan. A large crowd of demonstrators calling for the resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has surrounded the Security Council building in the capital city of Yerevan on Wednesday morning ... Armenia announces Azerbaijan peace talks agreement.

Understanding Turkey's role in the Balkans

The New Arab 25 May 2022
In recent times, Belgrade’s arming of Armenia in the 2020 Karabakh war, Serbia’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Serbian-Cypriot defence cooperation, as well as Turkey’s recognition of Kosovo’s independence and its push for other governments to also do so, have been among the most contentious issues in Turkish-Serbian relations ... ....

Thousands take to streets in Armenian capital

Russia Today 20 May 2022
Anti-government protests in Armenia’s capital city of Yerevan continued on Thursday, while the authorities have claimed that outside help is not needed to deal with the unrest ... Armenia and Azerbaijan fought a bloody war over control of the region in 2020, which has seen periodic flare-ups ever since, the most recent being this past March.

US celebrates ‘momentous step’ in Kiev

Russia Today 19 May 2022
The American embassy resumed its operations after being closed for three months ... Read more Russia expels dozens of foreign diplomats ... Embassy in Kyiv,” Blinken said ... Over the last few weeks, several countries have reopened their embassies in the Ukrainian capital, including Canada, Denmark, the UK, Italy, France and Armenia ... .

Armenian protesters paralyse metro in growing unrest

The Times of India 18 May 2022
Protesters briefly shut down the metro network in Armenia's capital on Wednesday, the metro operator said, part of growing anti-government unrest in recent weeks against possible concessions over territory disputed with neighbour Azerbaijan ... A Russia-brokered peace deal that ended the war led to a significant loss of territory for Armenia.

Armenian Police Detain 73 People During Opposition Protests in Yerevan on Wednesday

Urdu Point 18 May 2022
On Tuesday, Ishkhan Saghatelyan, the vice president of the Armenian parliament from the Armenia Alliance opposition faction, said the protests would resume in the Armenian capital from 8.00 a.m ... According to law enforcement officers, protesters are blocking streets in an attempt to paralyze traffic in the capital.

We Left Russia, Maybe Forever

The Atlantic 16 May 2022
It was written by Maxim Osipov as he made his journey into exile from his town of Tarusa to Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, where Russians are allowed to enter without visas, and finally to Berlin ... After all, you went to Armenia and Germany, not to Mariupol and Kyiv.
photo: AP / Vladimir Voronin
Two Kyrgyz soldiers guard a water supply facility outside the village of Kok-Tash near Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border in southwestern Kyrgyzstan, about 440 kilometers (275 miles) south-west of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Wednesday, May 5, 2021

US aiming to break Russia’s hold on Central Asia

Asiatimes 15 May 2022
Russia’s allies in Central Asia appear to be slowly distancing themselves from the Kremlin, an emerging shift born of the war in Ukraine ... Sensing an opening, Washington is now bidding to strengthen its relatively modest positions in the region ... A meeting of the Collective Security Council in Armenia’s capital of Yerevan in a file photo. Image ... Image.

Azerbaijani, Russian, Armenian FMs meet in Dushanbe

People Daily 13 May 2022
... Bayramov of Azerbaijan, Sergei Lavrov of Russia and Ararat Mirzoyan of Armenia, came together in the Tajik capital Dushanbe on Thursday, according to Azerbaijan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Protests Erupt As Armenia Pursues Controversial Peace With Azerbaijan

OWP 12 May 2022
Armenia’s capital city Yerevan has witnessed weeks of unrest, with protesters blocking roads and bridges, and opposition parties calling for Pashinyan’s resignation ... In 1994 a ceasefire was signed that gave Armenia de facto control of the region, although conflict has flared up multiple times since, most recently in 2020.

Thousands of protesters besiege Armenian capital's town hall

San Francisco Chronicle 11 May 2022
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 ... Armenia and ...

Iran-Armenia Joint Economic Committee meeting slated for May 10

Irna 09 May 2022
... will co-chair Iran-Armenia Joint Economic Committee meeting ... The 15th Joint Economic Committee meeting between Iran and Armenia was held in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan in February 2018.

Editorial: Shushi’s Liberation 30 Years Ago Must Serve as Call to Action Today

Asbarez 09 May 2022
It’s historic, religious and cultural landmarks are under threat of extinction as Azerbaijan is systematically destroying and erasing any trace of Armenians from what was once a storied capital of Armenia perched high up in the Artsakh mountains.

Armenia: Officials and residents mark 77th V-Day with wreath-laying ceremony in Yerevan

Ruptly 09 May 2022
In addition, the Immortal Regiment procession in memory of the fallen during the Great Patriotic War was held in the capital.

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