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Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (right) with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Photo: Armenian president’s website)
27 Apr 15
Yerevan may benefit from increased trade and new export routes.
Press conference with Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian (right) and EU neighbourhood policy commissioner Johannes Hahn. Yerevan, March 18. (Photo: Photolur agency)
27 Apr 15
Limited benefits from joining Russian-led economic bloc seem to have prompted Yerevan to re-engage with Brussels.
24 Apr 15
As the European Games approach, the government tries to accentuate the positive and silence critics.
Intiqam Aliyev. (Photo: Abbas Atilay)
23 Apr 15
“Arrests can take away our freedom, but not our desire to be free” - human rights defender Intiqam Aliyev
Villages in Armenia are to become part of larger administrative areas. (Photo: Nazik Armenakayan)
20 Apr 15
Officials say merging 900-plus local administrations into 14 makes sense, but the plan is meeting resistance.
Young people at the Prkutyun day-care centre in Yerevan. (Photo: Gayane Mkrtchyan)
20 Apr 15
Despite moves towards inclusive education, public attitudes are slow to change.
Marat Atovmyan heads the non-government Yerevan Anti-Corruption Centre. (Photo: Media Centre, Yerevan)
16 Apr 15
Reforms mean Anti-Corruption Council will include opposition and NGO representatives for the first time, but will still be led by the prime minister.
Many Kaspi residents think the local cement plant is bad for their health. (Photo: Mikuladze)
13 Apr 15
Locals call for more action to be taken to reduce pollution.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) talks to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels, March 19. (Photo: Armenian  president's official website)
9 Apr 15
President holds talks in Brussels instead of joining a meeting with Russian, Kazak and Belarussian counterparts.
8 Apr 15
Opinion poll shows ruling bloc less popular than before, but some say it’s normal to tire of a government after a couple of years

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