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Armenia launches snap elections after gov’t fails to select PM

ARMENIA kicked off snap elections to pick a new parliament for the next five years, after a second failed at0tempt by the National Assembly in November to elect a prime minister. More than 2.57 million registered voters are expected to cast their ballots at 2,010 polling stations across the country, ...

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Armenian PM quits after nearly two weeks of street protests

  YEREVAN: Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan said he was resigning on Monday to help maintain civic peace following almost two weeks of mass street protests that have plunged the impoverished ex-Soviet republic into political crisis. Sarksyan, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, had served as Armenia’s president ...

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