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A child from one of the Yezidi families now settled in Armenia. (Photo: Armine Martirosyan)
8 Sep 15
Although Armenia has a longstanding Yezidi community, only a handful of refugees have made it out of Iraq so far.
Arman Sahakyan (right) in court with his lawyer Maro Khachaturyan. (Photo: Nor Serund)
3 Sep 15
Concerns about legal loophole that excludes LGBT community from legal protections afforded to minorities.
Mountain scene in Mardakert, Nagorny Karabakh. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan)
28 Aug 15
Despite win in Europe’s human rights courts, political stalemate is likely to draw out the process of paying reparations to families displaced by war.
The Russian army base at Gyumri. (Photo: Armine Martirosyan)
24 Aug 15
Murder trial still to take place in an Armenian court.
24 Aug 15
Orange sells local subsidiary to a company with shareholder links to the finance minister.
18 Aug 15
Activists warn that plan might contaminate country’s most important water source.
Members of Armenia's parliament discuss political reforms. (Photo: National Assembly of Armenia)
7 Aug 15
Critics say proposed changes could entrench the powers of Armenia’s current rulers rather than opening up the political system.
Marina Poghosyan (second from right) with members of the Chplakhyan family, whom she is defending. (Photo: Arman Gharibyan)
24 Jul 15
Borrowers typically have to sign over their homes as security for high-interest loans.
The number of demonstrators increased soon after police tried to end the rally by force. June 23, 2015. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
21 Jul 15
After initial confrontation, demonstrations die down in fairly amicable manner.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva look on from the stands during a taekwondo event at the European Games in Baku. June 19, 2015. (Photo: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images for BEGOC)
10 Jul 15
Armenians send a team, but get a hostile reception from flag-waving crowds.

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