Serzh Sarkisian

UN urges respect for rights in Armenia after new PM Serzh Sarkisian resigns amid protests

Sarkisian, who served as president for a decade, was last week elected as prime minister with sweeping powers, triggering the protests.

published on : 23rd April 2018

Four reasons why Armenians are protesting against their new Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian

Thousands of people in Armenia have been protesting for 10 days against ex-president Serzh Sarkisian taking up a new position as premier with sweeping powers.

published on : 22nd April 2018

With protests against Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian escalating, here is all you need to know about the country's troubled history

Armenia is facing a deepening political crisis, after talks between Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian and protest leader Nikol Pashinyan failed.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Police deny Armenia protest leader Nikol Pashinyan arrested in clashes

Armenian police said protest leader Nikol Pashinyan was forcibly taken from a protest rally, dismissing reports of his arrest as riot police and demonstrators clashed in Yerevan.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian storms out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan

Armenia's political turmoil deepened as Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian stormed out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan, who was later forcibly removed from a protest.

published on : 22nd April 2018

Hundreds of opposition protesters arrested in Armenia

Tens of thousands protested in Armenia's capital on Friday against what they say is a power-grab by ex-president Serzh Sarkisian, as police arrested  230 people. 

published on : 20th April 2018

Armenia ex-leader Serzh Sarkisian elected PM despite protests

Armenia's parliament today elected former president Serzh Sarkisian prime minister in a move that will see the 63-year-old maintain his grip on power despite major protests.

published on : 17th April 2018