Thousands protest Sargsyan’s PM bid in Armenia, several hurt in scuffles
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 () Around 6,000 gathered in Armenia's capital on Monday (16 April) in protest at what the opposition calls a power grab by former president Serzh Sargsyan and several people were injured in scuffles with police.
Several politicians leading anti-government protests in Armenia were arrested on April 22 amid ongoing unrest over the country’s new prime minister.The leader of the protests, Nikol Pashinian, was detained in Yerevan after talks between him and Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan failed.April 22...
Opposition leader Nikol Pashinian said he will meet the president-turned-premier to discuss "his resignation." But hours before the announcement, Sargsyan said... Deutsche Welle - Front PageAlso reported by •euronews
Protests restarted in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, on April 25, after the resignation under pressure of Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan.Protesters blocked areas near the central offices of the.. Source: Storyful Studio -
The Prime Minister of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has stepped down following days of mass demonstrations in the streets of the capital Yerevan over what was seen as an unconstitutional power grab by the.. Source: Wochit -
Armenia protest organiser Nikol Pashinyan is among nearly 200 reportedly held by police as demonstrations continue against the former president's appointment as prime minister. Earlier the opposition.. Source: euronews (in English) -
According to a report by CNN, an Armenian protest leader was detained on Sunday, after talks with the country's newly-appointed prime minister broke down amid days of mass demonstrations. CNN reports.. Source: Wochit News -
Armenian President Armen Sarkisian visited protesters on Yerevan’s Republic Square on Saturday, April 21. Saturday marked the ninth day of protests since the appointment of former Armenian.. Source: Storyful Studio -
Protesters blocked traffic and clashed with security forces in the Armenian capitol of Yerevan on April 20, as demonstrations against the appointment of former president Serzh Sargsyan as prime.. Source: Storyful Studio -