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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.
Artak Ghazaryan, the head of the pension reform programme. (Photo: Photolure agency)
14 Nov 13
Parliament to hold emergency debate on a law that will require under-40s to pay hefty contributions.
Zaruhi Postanjyan. (Photo: Photolure agency)
8 Nov 13
Parties trade jibes after parliamentarian alleges head of state has a gambling problem.
Customs Union summit in Minsk, October 24, 2013. The three central figures are (left to right) the heads of current members Kazakstan, Belarus and Russia. They are flanked by the presidents of Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Ukraine and  Tajikistan (left to right). (Photo: Armenian president's website)
4 Nov 13
Strong reactions to moves to bind Yerevan’s economic future to Moscow.
Mountainous terrain near Aygedzor, on Armenian border with Azerbaijan. (Photo: Armenian defence ministry)
1 Nov 13
Incident part of recurring cycle as civilians try to earn a living close to Azerbaijani and Armenian army lines.
25 Oct 13
Armenian and Georgian analysts link up to discuss implications.
25 Oct 13
Mass amnesty offers no lasting solution to endemic problems in the penal system.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan with Russia's Vladimir Putin. (Photo: Armenian president's official website)
18 Oct 13
Long-awaited EU trade deal seems to have been upended by need to stay close to Moscow.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (centre) with Catholicos Garegin II, Catholicos Aram I of Cilicia and other top clerics at Etchmiadzin. (Photo: Etchmiadzin See press service)
7 Oct 13
Bishops gathered for rare assembly have some difficult issues to talk over.