May 9, 2012
by Jennie Ryan
Armenian opposition group the Armenian National Congress (ANC) on Wednesday alleged fraud in the country's recent parliamentary elections. The ANC called for the election results to be thrown out because of widespread fraud, including paying for votes, by the Republican Party of President Serzh ...[read more]
March 17, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On March 17, 2008, the National Assembly of Armenia voted 90-6 to place restrictions on rallies and demonstrations during an emergency session. The parliament empowered the government to ban rallies if a "trustworthy" report indicated that a demonstration would pose a risk to "national security, ...[read more]
October 10, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On October 10, 2009, Turkey and Armenia signed an accord in Zurich, Switzerland, which is expected to normalize relations between the two countries and open up borders. The accord contains provisions to establish a common border between the two countries, an intergovernmental commission and to set ...[read more]
August 10, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On August 10, 1920, the Treaty of Sevres was signed by representatives of the Ottoman Empire, France, the UK, Italy and Japan following World War I. The treaty partitioned the lands of the Ottoman Empire among the Allied Powers and provided international recognition to the Kingdom of Hijaz and the ...[read more]
March 6, 2010
by Jonathan Cohen
A spokesperson for the US State Department said Friday that the Obama administration opposes a vote before the full House of Representatives on a resolution branding the World War I-era killings of Armenians by Turkish forces as genocide. Assistant Secretary of State Philip Crowley said... ...[read more]
October 11, 2009
by Steve Czajkowski
Turkey and Armenia signed a landmark accord Saturday in Zurich, Switzerland, which is expected to normalize relations between the two countries and open up borders. The accord, which actually consists of two protocols, contains provisions to establish a common border between the two countries, to ...[read more]
June 18, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) unanimously ruled Tuesday that Armenia's National Television and Radio Commission had improperly denied a broadcast license to the A1 Plus television station. ECHR found that the denial violated Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights, wh... ...[read more]
March 21, 2008
by Eric Firkel
Protests resumed in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan after the government Friday lifted a 20-day state of emergency imposed earlier this month in the wake of the country's contested presidential election. Armenian President Robert Kocharian declared the state of emergency after protesters de... ...[read more]
March 18, 2008
by Brett Murphy
The National Assembly of Armenia voted during an emergency session Monday to place restrictions on rallies and demonstrations. By a vote of 90-6, the parliament empowered the government to ban rallies if a trustworthy report indicates that a demonstration would pose a risk to... ...[read more]
March 13, 2008
by Mike Rosen-Molina
Armenian President Robert Kocharian Thursday issued a decree lifting media restrictions put in place during a state of emergency declared after last month's contested presidential election. The decree is set to take effect Friday, but restrictions on rallies and public gatherings will still be i... ...[read more]

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