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  1. Gyumri Bishop Warns Of Fresh Anti-Russian ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Angry street protests in Gyumri could reignite if Russian authorities fail to hand over a Russian soldier charged with killing seven members of a local family to Armenian law-enforcement bodies, a senior Armenian clergyman warned on Monday. Gyumri-based Archbishop Mikael Ajapahian said renewed anti-government and anti-Russian demonstrations in Armenia's second-largest city would have "unpredictable consequences."

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  2. Press ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    ... that. Right now there is no talk of another Sarkisian-Aliyev meeting." "Zhamanak" points out that the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan most recently met in Paris in October. Mammadyarov said at that time that they could hold more face-to-face ...

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  3. Traders Resume Protests Against New Tax LawRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    Hundreds of small-scale traders resumed their demonstrations in Yerevan on Monday, demanding that the government again delay the enforcement of new taxation rules which they believe spell trouble for their businesses. At issue are recent changes in an Armenian law on turnover tax, which is levied from businesses with annual sales of up to 58 million drams .

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  4. Armenia: Eight Things That Don't Add Up about the Gyumri MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

    The General Prosecutor's Office of Armenia released an edited video of the interrogation of Russian conscript Valery Permyakov, who was questioned in the presence of his attorney and a translator . Permyakov, who was serving on Russia's army base near Gyumri, is suspected in the Jan. 12 murder of seven members of a local family.

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  5. Hundreds Of Armenian Vendors Protest New Tax LawRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    Hundreds of private vendors in Armenia have rallied in front of government headquarters in Yerevan against a new taxation law. The vendors say the new taxation law due to come into force on February 1 would cause price hikes and thereby decrease their profits.

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  6. Marchers demand handover of Russian soldier to Armenian law enforcement agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Al+ Armenia

    An initiative group demanding the handover Valery Permyakov, the Russian soldier suspected of murdering seven people in Armenia's Gyumri city, is holding a march in Yerevan. The marchers are carrying posters that read, "We are the lawful masters of our country," "Permyakov must be handed over to the Republic of Armenia," "You are not alone, Gyumri," "Our demand is fair."

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  7. Karabakh foreign minister blames lack of progress in peace process on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, January 26. / ARKA /. Nagorno-Karabakh foreign minister Karen Babayan blamed the lack of progress in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process last year on Azerbaijan's destructive position, denouncing also Azerbaijani authorities 'for choosing the path of an unprecedented escalation of tension in the conflict zone, openly ignoring the international peace brokers from the OSCE Minsk Group in particular and the international community in general.

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  8. Baku Reports Azeri Combat DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    ... in the same incident. The pro-government publication said it occurred in the western Kedabek district bordering Armenia's Gegharkunik and Tavush provinces. "We do not hide that we carried out preventive operations," the Armenian Defense Ministry ... 1 comment

  9. Armenia Threatens Stronger Military Action Against AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

    President Serzh Sarkisian on Monday accused Azerbaijan of again heightening tensions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone and said the Armenian military could step up retaliatory strikes against Azerbaijani forces to prevent fresh truce violations. Addressing Armenia's top army generals and other military officials, Sarkisian said the latest upsurge in deadly fighting is part of the Azerbaijani leadership's continuing to efforts to clinch more Armenian concessions in peace talks mediated by the United States, Russia and France.

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  10. Iran's Foreign Minister due in Armenia todayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | UAport

    Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will arrive in Yerevan today for a two-day visit at the invitation of Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian. Mohammad Javad Zarif will have meetings with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan, National Assembly Speaker Galust Sahakyan and Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian.

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  11. Increasing Deposit Insurance Coverage May Force Banks To Raise Prices ...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    SAMVEL CHZMACHYAN YEREVAN, January 26. / ARKA /. A decision of Armenia's Central Bank to increase the deposit insurance coverage may force the banks to increase the price of their products, head of the Union of Armenian Banks Samvel Chzmachyan, said in an interview with the local newspaper 'Golos Armenii' .

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  12. 'Azerbaijanis Will Pay A High Price For The Blood Of Each Of Our Soldiers'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    "AZERBAIJANIS WILL PAY A HIGH PRICE FOR THE BLOOD OF EACH OF OUR SOLDIERS" January 26, 2015 15:52 Serzh Sargsyan Photo: PAN Photo Yerevan/Mediamax/. President of Armenia, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armenian Armed Forces Serzh Sargsyan attended the meeting dedicated to the Board adjunct to the Armenian Defense Minister and the 23rd anniversary of the Armenian Army, during which he touched upon the tension and losses on the border.

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  13. Expert: Turkish President Will Not Change His Rhetoric On Threshold Of Centenary Of Armenian GenocideRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    ... leadership will utter the same statements about "common pain" and "common sorrow". To recall, on 24 April 2015 Armenia will mark the 100th mourning anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey in 1915-1923 that claimed 1.5 million Armenian ...

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  14. Dram Depreciation Pushes Staples Prices Up 10-20 PercentRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    DRAM DEPRECIATION PUSHES STAPLES PRICES UP 10-20 PERCENT YEREVAN, January 26. / ARKA /. The drastic weakening of the Armenian national currency late last year have pushed the prices of staple goods up from 10 to 20 percent depending on their types, deputy head of the National Academy of Consumers, Ruben Aytyan, told a news conference today.

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  15. Azerbaijan Thinks Its Hour Of Triumph Has Come - Armenian PresidentRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    ARMENIAN PRESIDENT 16:39 * 26.01.15 Armenian President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Armenia's Armed Forces Serzh Sargsyan participated in a solemn meeting of the Board of Armenia's Ministry of Defense, on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of the Armenian army. The participants in the meeting observed in minute's silence to pay tribute to the heroes that sacrificed their lives in defending Armenia's border and to all the servicemen and freedom-fighters that sacrificed their lives in the Nagorno-Karabakh liberation war.

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  16. Expert: Turkish Events Coinciding With Genocide Remembrance Day 'No Surprise'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    "Since March 2013 Turkey planned that on April 24, 2015 they will be celebrating the victory day of the Canakkale war. This is an interesting diplomatic step that attempts to create other 'noises' parallel to the noise Armenians are making for April 24," the turkologist told reporters in Yerevan on Monday.

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  17. Eduard Nalbandyan Did Not Fully Answer Question Related To Gyumri MurdersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    EDUARD NALBANDYAN DID NOT FULLY ANSWER QUESTION RELATED TO GYUMRI MURDERS 01.26.2015 16:24 epress.am Armenia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Eduard Nalbandyan, in essence, did not answer a question asking if the Gyumri murder case had violated an article in 1997 Armenia-Russia agreement where it states that the suspects of offenses committed outside the Russian military base territory must be transferred to Armenian law enforcement.

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  18. Nalbandyan's Interesting AnswersRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    NALBANDYAN'S INTERESTING ANSWERS Lragir.am Politics - 26 January 2015, 15:37 The Armenian side is satisfied with the current status of the Armenian-Russian relations, the minister of foreign affairs said to reporters today. In answer to the reporter's question whether the military and political leadership of Armenia is satisfied with the Armenian-Russian relations or they need to be reviewed, Nalbandyan said the two countries have relations of allies.

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  19. Russian Gas Supplies To Armenia Hike By 5.4% In 2014Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    RUSSIAN GAS SUPPLIES TO ARMENIA HIKE BY 5.4% IN 2014 YEREVAN, January 26. /ARKA/. Russian gas supplies to Armenia increased by 5.4% to 2,061.7 million cubic meters in 2014, the press office of Gazprom Armenia reported.

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  20. Ian Gillan Addresses Gyumri CommunityRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Groong

    ... innocents, who shall be remembered with respect and affection". In 1989, Ian Gillan took part in Rock Aid Armenia project which aimed to raise funds for Armenia affected by Spitak Earthquake in 1988. Within Armenia Grateful 2 Rock project organized ...

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