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YEREVAN, Armenia Armenian parliament dissolved, early election set for Dec. 9

YEREVAN, Armenia  — Armenia’s president on Thursday dissolved parliament and called an early election, a political maneuver intended to unseat the current parliament majority. President Armen Sarkisian’s move is in sync with acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian‘s efforts to unseat his foes in parliament. Sarkisian set the early election for Dec. 9. Pashinian took office … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia Armenian parliament dissolved, early election set for Dec. 9

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Sweden, Denmark react to Erdogan speech

ANKARA, Turkey — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The leaders of Sweden and Denmark are reacting after Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saudi Arabia murdered Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi after plotting his death. Stefan Lofven, Sweden’s acting prime minister, says “it seems very credible … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Sweden, Denmark react to Erdogan speech

YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenian premier steps down, maneuvering for early election

YEREVAN, Armenia— Armenia’s prime minister stepped down Tuesday, a political maneuver aimed at forcing an early election. Nikol Pashinian, who took office in May after spearheading weeks of protests that forced the resignation of his predecessor, has pushed for an early parliamentary election this fall in a bid to unseat foes who maintain a majority. … Continue reading YEREVAN, Armenia | Armenian premier steps down, maneuvering for early election