More than 160 detained after protest in Armenia violently dispersed

More than 160 people were detained by police after violence broke out while an anti-government demonstration was dispersed in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, police said on Saturday.

Occupiers of Armenian police station take four new hostages

An armed opposition group that took over a police station in Armenia's capital Yerevan 10 days ago took four new hostages on Wednesday.

Pope draws anger of Turkey over Armenian "genocide" comments

Pope Francis has provoked the anger of the Turkish government with his denunciation of the mass killings of Armenians during the World War I as a "genocide," with Turkey blasting his "crusader...

Pope prays at Armenian massacre memorial after condemning "genocide"

Pope Francis paid his respects to Armenian massacre victims on Saturday during a visit to the Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex in the capital Yerevan.