YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The president of Armenia has announced his resignation, complaining that his office is not granted sufficient powers to allow him to be an effective head of state.
Armen Sarkissian was chosen as president by the national parliament in 2018 as Armenia was transitioning from a presidential system of government to a parliamentary one.
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has been officially appointed to the post by the country's president after Pashinyan's party won an early parliamentary election in June.
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia’s national elections commission on Sunday denied a claim by major opposition groups that the parliamentary election results that gave an overwhelming victory to the acting prime minister’s party are invalid.
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia’s state investigative agency has accused the nation’s former president of embezzlement — charges he dismisses as political.
The Special Investigation Service said Wednesday that Serzh Sargsyan, Armenia’s president for a decade from 2008, is suspected of involvement in the embezzlement of over $1 million of state funds allocated to provide subsidized fuel to farmers...
LUSAGYUGH, Armenia (AP) — The local tax inspector would visit Alik Stepanyan's small fishery in an Armenian mountain village every month to collect a bribe...