Two-time Oscar winner and Cannes International Film Festival winner Asghar Farhadi is to preside over the International Feature Competition Program at the 15th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival which will open on July 8 to unite festival fans for eight days.
Armenia's Parliament on Tuesday elected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as prime minister after he spearheaded weeks of mass protests against the ruling party, transforming the country's political landscape.
Armenia’s parliament has announced that it would hold a new session to elect the country’s prime minister after a first bid failed due to lack of support in the chamber for the main opposition candidate, Nikol Pashinyan.
Armenian protesters blocked roads in and around the capital on Wednesday, responding to a call from opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan for a campaign of civil disobedience to force the ruling elite to relinquish its grip on power.
Armenian anti-government protest leader Nikol Pashinyan has been formally nominated for the post of prime minister by his supporters, after two weeks of mass rallies in the South Caucus nation and a day before parliament votes on a new head of government.
Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on Monday was formally nominated for the post of prime minister by his supporters, inching closer to victory after two weeks of protests that transformed the country's political landscape.
Supporters of Armenia's protest leader, Nikol Pashinyan, have once again taken to the streets, hoping that a massive show of force will propel the opposition leader to power in a key election that is expected in two days.
Armenia's crisis deepened Wednesday as thousands took to the streets after the opposition accused the government of refusing to negotiate a transfer of power following the resignation of veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian.