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Stories with place: Armenia
  • Armenian police disperse protest after 2 weeks 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 12:23 pm

    YEREVAN, Armenia - Police cleared away barricades on Monday to unblock a central avenue in the Armenian capital that demonstrators had occupied for two weeks to protest hikes in electricity prices in the impoverished former Soviet nation.

  • Armenia whacked by protests over electricity price hike 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 3:44 am

    YEREVAN, Armenia - Street protests in Armenia against a hike in electricity prices, which have been roiling the capital for nearly two weeks, are the most serious unrest the Caucasus nation has seen in years. The protests are continuing despite the president's decision to suspend the price rise.