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Nerkin Karmiraghbyur, a village in Armenia’s Tavush region close to the border with Azerbaijan. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
24 Nov 14
People living close to the border with Azerbaijan question government initiative intended to boost business in their areas.
20 Nov 14
Mutual recriminations as helicopter downing mars efforts to rebuild dialogue between leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan.
20 Nov 14
Two Azerbaijanis face murder, espionage charges in court in Karabakh.
Placards held by protesters opposed to changes in maternity benefits outside the government building in Yerevan on October 30. The one on the left says “You’ve abolished wealth tax but you’re trying to cut maternity benefits?”, the other “Don’t deprive working women of the money they have earned”. (Photo: Gayane Mkrtchyan)
13 Nov 14
As government says it can’t afford current benefit spending, women’ rights activists say it can’t afford not to encourage childbirth.
Opposition rally in central Yerevan, October 24. (Photo: Photolure agency)
12 Nov 14
Even in anti-government mode, Prosperous Armenia party may poach elite insiders who see it as the better bet for the future.
French president Francois Hollande with Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan (left) and Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia (right). (Photo: French president’s office)
7 Nov 14
High-level meetings after a long break offer hope of new momentum in long-running negotiations on Karabakh.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in May. (Photo: Armenian president's website)
27 Oct 14
As President Sargsyan stresses economic benefits of joining Russian-led bloc, others fear they are signing up to political union as well.
27 Oct 14
Two out of three local TV stations outside Yerevan won’t get channels on public-service digital system.
Business owners protest outside the government building in Yerevan, September 29. (Photo: Photolure agency).
24 Oct 14
Government backtracks on the timing of new tax rules after protests by small businesses.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
16 Oct 14
President Sargsyan says 2009 accords could be withdrawn from parliament, signalling end to hopes of ratifying them one day.

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