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A protest in Yerevan in November 2013, after which politician Shant Harutyunyan was arrested. (Photo: Photolure)
17 Jan 14
Court orders Shant Harutyunyan to be detained for compulsory testing after he called for revolution.
Roadworks taking place in Armenia’s Tavush region to make viable alternative routes to a highway threatened by cross-border shooting. (Photo: Photolure)
10 Jan 14
With their main highway shut because of the risk of gunfire, residents of northeastern district are almost cut off from the outside world.
Armenian justice minister Hrayr Tovmasyan. (Photo: Photolure agency)
9 Jan 14
Government plans to reduce use of custody orders for suspects awaiting trial.
Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan (left) and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoğlu shake hands in Yerevan on December 12. (Photo: Photolure agency)
24 Dec 13
Turkey now says Armenia must mend fences with its other neighbour Azerbaijan before rapprochement can happen.
Environmentalists fear that too many hydroelectric dams will destroy Armenia's ecosystem. This is the Tatev power station in the south of the country. (Photo: Photolure agency)
23 Dec 13
Too many dams will dry up rivers downstream, they warn.
Vardan Gevorgyan, head of the PSI company in Armenia. (Photo courtesy of V. Gevorgyan)
19 Dec 13
Academic focus used to be on pure research, but now the country needs ideas that can feed into manufacturing.
Demonstrations against President Putin's visit to Armenia, December 2, 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
9 Dec 13
Russian leader Vladimir Putin seals renewed alliance with trip to Yerevan, although some take to the streets for Ukrainian-style protest.
4 Dec 13
Spread of virus linked to migrant population moving back and forth to Russia and Ukraine.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) meeting his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Vienna on November 19. (Photo: Armenian president’s website.)
2 Dec 13
Presidents take a step forward by meeting face to face, but fundamental positions on Karabakh look as immovable as ever.
Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan at the signing ceremony with Viktor Khristenko, head of the Eurasian Economic Commission, on November 6. (Photo: Photolure agency)
14 Nov 13
Joining a former Soviet trading bloc could mean higher prices for most imported goods.

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