Armenia Newswire (Page 9)

Armenia Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Armenia. (Page 9)

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  1. Police disperse Yerevan protesters after violent nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PanArmenian Network

    ... gates of the police department with a Ural track. Several captives have been set free so far. The hostages include Armenia's deputy police chief General Major Vardan Eghiazaryan and Yerevan deputy police chief Colonel Valeri Osipyan. The group ...

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  2. Saudi Arabia revives fatwa prohibiting PokemonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Saudi Arabia 's top clerical body has revived a 2001 religious edict prohibiting Pokemon in response to public calls for guidance on the newly launched smartphone version of the game, AFP reports. The augmented-reality game Pokemon Go, which is based on a 1996 Nintendo game, has created a global frenzy as players roam the real world looking for cartoon monsters.

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  3. Erdogan declares state of emergency after failed coup in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, July 20 as he widened a crackdown against thousands of members of the security forces, judiciary, civil service and academia after a failed military coup, Reuters reports. Erdogan said the state of emergency, lasting three months, would allow his government to take swift and decisive measures against supporters of the coup and was allowed under the constitution.

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  4. Azerbaijan employs firearms to violate Karabakh truceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - 16 ceasefire violations by the Azerbaijani army were registered along the contact line with Nagorno Karabakh on the night of July 20-21. 22 ceasefire violations by the Azerbaijani army were registered along the contact line with Nagorno Karabakh on the night of July 19-20.

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  5. 51 people injured in clashes in ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Stars and Stripes

    More than 50 people have been injured in clashes near a police station in Armenia's capital where armed men have been holding hostages for four days and protesters erected barricades on a nearby avenue. Police moved in late Wednesday night to clear out the protest camp.

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  6. Protestors Clash With Police in Armenian Capital Amid Ongoing Hostage SituationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Time

    ... the streets to Erebuni police station, where gunmen are holding hostages, in Yerevan on July 19, 2016. (YEREVAN, Armenia) - Tensions in the Armenian capital rose on Wednesday night as demonstrators clashed with police near a police station where ...

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  7. Armenia protest turns violentRead the original story

    Wednesday | Groong

    ENCA July 21 2016 Armenia protest turns violent Thursday 21 July 2016 YEREVAN – Protesters clashed on Wednesday with police in the Armenian capital Yerevan, furious over the government's handling of a four-day hostage crisis in which pro-opposition gunmen seized a police building, killing one officer and taking several hostage. Stone-throwing protesters attacked police officers deployed outside the building where the gunmen, supporters of jailed opposition leader Zhirair Sefilyan, have been holding four police officers hostage since Sunday morning, an AFP reporter said.

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  8. Police, Demonstrators Clash at Seized Police Station in ArmeniaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Groong

    Voice of America July 20 2016 Police, Demonstrators Clash at Seized Police Station in Armenia Reuters July 20, 2016 7:00 PM YEREVAN, ARMENIA-Police on Wednesday clashed with hundreds of demonstrators who had gathered in a show of support for gunmen holding several hostages in a police station in the Armenian capital Yerevan. The police fired tear gas and detonated smoke grenades after protesters began throwing stones at them.

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  9. Scores injured in Armenia clashes as police station hostage crisis continues in capitalRead the original story

    Wednesday | Groong

    Russia Today July 20 2016 Scores injured in Armenia clashes as police station hostage crisis continues in capital Published time: 20 Jul, 2016 18:13 Dozens of protesters and officers have been injured in clashes in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. People erected barricades next to a police station that was hijacked by armed men on July 17 and which is still under their control.

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  10. Demonstrators, police clash outside station in Armenian capitalRead the original story

    Wednesday | Groong

    The Seattle Times, WA July 20 2016 Demonstrators, police clash outside station in Armenian capital Originally published July 20, 2016 at 1:58 pm By Avet Demourian The Associated Press YEREVAN, Armenia - Tensions in the Armenian capital rose on Wednesday night as demonstrators clashed with police near a police station where armed men have been holding hostages for four days and protesters erected barricades on a nearby avenue. The police station in Yerevan's Erebuni neighborhood was seized on Sunday morning by a group of gunmen seeking the release of an opposition figure who was arrested in June for illegal weapons possession.

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  11. Armenia's arts professionals ask opposition activist to influence hostage-takersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Groong

    TASS, Russia July 20 2016 Armenia's arts professionals ask opposition activist to influence hostage-takers July 20, 20:59 UTC+3 YEREVAN Armenian actors, musicians and composers have appealed to the arrested opposition activist YEREVAN, July 20. /TASS/. Armenian actors, musicians and composers have appealed to the arrested opposition activist, Zhirair Sefilyan to exert influence on gunmen and get them to release hostages and to surrender to the police, the arts professionals said in a statement released on Wednesday.

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  12. Armenia: Protesters Arrested, but Not Gunmen in Hostage CrisisRead the original story

    Wednesday | Groong

    EurasiaNet.org July 20 2016 Armenia: Protesters Arrested, but Not Gunmen in Hostage Crisis July 20, 2016 - 12:17pm by Marianna Grigoryan With no end in sight to Yerevan's police-hostage crisis, the arrest of scores of people – political activists, protesters and, in some cases, non-protesters alike -- appears to be widening divisions within Armenia between the government and the governed.

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  13. Police Clear Yerevan Street Near Seized StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Armenian Liberty

    Police cleared a street in Yerevan's southern Erebuni district early on Thursday several hours after clashing there with demonstrators sympathetic to opposition gunmen occupying a nearby police station. Riot police units detained virtually all of several dozen protesters that remained there in the early hours of the morning.

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  14. Supporters of 'Sasna Tsrer' group hold a moment of silence in memory of killed Police ColonelRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | ARMINFO news agency

    People, who have gathered to support Sasna Tsrer group, held a moment of silence in memory of Police Colonel Artur Vanoyan killed on July 17 during the attack on the building of the Patrol-Guard Service Regiment in Erebuni district of Yerevan. ArmInfo's correspondent reports from the scene that MP of the Armenian Parliament Nikol Pashinyan offered the people to hold a moment of silence.

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  15. At Least 51 Injured in Clashes in ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Voice of America

    More than 50 people have been injured in clashes near a police station in Armenia's capital where armed men have been holding hostages for four days and protesters erected barricades on a nearby avenue. Police moved in late Wednesday night to clear out the protest camp.

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  16. GA1 4len's case to be very high priority: US envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Evaluating the case for the extradition of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah GA1 4len, who has been accused of staging the failed coup attempt in Turkey on July 15, is a "very high priority" for Washington, U.S. Ambassador to Turkey John Bass has said. The evaluation "will depend on the scope and quality of provided evidence and how compelling the case [against GA1 4len] is.

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  17. Demonstrators, Armenia police clash outside stationRead the original story

    Wednesday | KDWN

    Tensions in the Armenian capital rose on Wednesday night as demonstrators clashed with police near a police station where armed men have been holding hostages for four days and protesters erected barricades on a nearby avenue. The police station in Yerevan's Erebuni neighborhood was seized on Sunday morning by a group of gunmen seeking the release of an opposition figure who was arrested in June for illegal weapons possession.

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  18. Protesters clash with police in Armenian capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Trend

    Hundreds of protesters clash with police in the Armenian capital as the hostage crisis at a police station in Yerevan enters its fourth day, Sputnik reported. At least four protesters rallying near the seized police building in Armenian capital, Yerevan, were injured during clashes with police on Wednesday and required emergency medical assistance.

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  19. 45 people sustain injuries in clashes near seized police HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - 45 people, including 25 police officers were injured on Thursday, July 21 in collision near the Yerevan patrol headquarters seized by an armed group. The armed group that seized a police HQ and took everyone inside hostage are members of the Sasna Tsrer movement.

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  20. Armenian Gunmen's Backers Clash With PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Armenian Liberty

    More than 100 radical opposition supporters fought pitched battles with riot police in Yerevan late on Wednesday as they attempted to approach a police station occupied by gunmen seeking to topple Armenia's government. The crowd mainly consisting of young men tried to break through a police cordon, hitting security forces and throwing stones at them.

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