Armenia


Armenian soldiers killed in border clash

2015-01-23 21:21

At least two Armenian soldiers have been killed in clashes with troops from neighbouring Azerbaijan.

Eight Azeri troops killed

2014-08-01 20:11

Azerbaijan has lost eight soldiers in three days of clashes with arch-foe Armenia near the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region.

Concern over 'violations' in Armenian vote

2013-02-21 11:02

The United States has voiced concern over "serious violations" in Armenia's electoral process after President Serzh Sarkisian was re-elected.

Armenian president wins in disputed polls

2013-02-19 09:03

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has won re-election with over 58% of the vote, official results published show, as his main rival cries foul.

Armenia polls to go ahead despite attack

2013-02-05 15:04

Armenia's presidential elections are set to go ahead on schedule after a candidate injured in an apparent assassination bid said he will not press for a delay.

Armenian plane allowed to take off

2012-10-15 18:03

Turkey has given the greenlight for the departure of an Armenian plane to Syria's battered second city of Aleppo after ordering it to land for a routine security check.

Balloon fireball injures 140 in Armenia

2012-05-05 13:16

More than 140 people have been injured after gas-filled balloons exploded at a concert in the Armenian capital ahead of parliamentary polls, officials say.

Armenia opens record tramway

2010-10-17 13:06

Armenia's president has opened an aerial tramway that the country claims is the world's longest.

US warned over genocide bill

2010-03-01 17:02

Turkey warns that its relations with the US will be damaged should the US vote to label a World War 1-era massacre of Armenians a "genocide".

 

Baby 7th casualty of killing spree

2015-01-19 21:43

A six-month-old boy became the seventh member of an Armenian family to die after a killing spree blamed on a Russian soldier serving at a military base in the nation.

Armenia accuses Turkey of 'utter denial' on genocide

2014-04-24 14:58

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has accused Turkey of an "utter denial" in failing to recognise World War I mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as a genocide.

Armenian president promises stability

2013-02-19 17:00

Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan has promised to make the country secure and stable after cruising to victory in an election which international vote monitors said lacked real competition.

Armenia votes after candidate's shooting

2013-02-18 10:02

Armenians have begun voting in presidential elections already marred by the non-fatal shooting of an opposition candidate and the lack of any high-profile alternative to the incumbent.

Armenia presidential hopeful shot

2013-02-01 10:01

A longshot candidate for the Armenian presidency is recovering in hospital after he was shot in the chest by an unidentified gunman, officials say.

Armenia attacks expose anti-gay hatred

2012-05-25 13:02

The alleged "hate crime" bombing this month of alternative music bar DIY - popular with Yerevan's young liberals and gays - has sparked fear and anger in Armenia's small gay community.

1000s mark Armenian 'genocide'

2012-04-24 14:00

Thousands of Armenians have joined a procession to a hilltop memorial to mark the 97th anniversary of the killing of their kin by Ottoman Turks during World War I.

Armenia marks 'genocide'

2010-04-24 22:32

Thousands of people have marked the 95th anniversary of the mass slaughter of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey.

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