Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan warns of attempted coup as army demands his resignation

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan condemned what he said was an attempted coup after the army demanded he quit on Thursday, and told a rally of thousands of supporters that only the people could decide his future. The army’s demand, in a written statement, plunged the impoverished former Soviet republic of less than 3 million… Read More Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan warns of attempted coup as army demands his resignation

Armenian security forces foil assassination attempt on PM Nikol Pashinyan

Armenia prevented an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the seizure of power by a group of former officials, the National Security Service (NSS) said on Saturday. Pashinyan had come under pressure with thousands of demonstrators protesting since Tuesday and demanding he resign over a ceasefire that secured territorial advances for Azerbaijan in… Read More Armenian security forces foil assassination attempt on PM Nikol Pashinyan

Armenian police arrest opposition leader, others over protest against Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire deal

Armenian police arrested an opposition leader and several others who tried to stage a rally on Wednesday demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan resign over a ceasefire deal that ended fighting with Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh. The protesters briefly chanted “Nikol is a traitor!” before they were detained in the capital Yerevan, but others started gathering to… Read More Armenian police arrest opposition leader, others over protest against Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire deal