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Armed group in Yerevan takes decision to surrender: 1in.am

Member of the armed group that took control of a police headquarter in Yerevan on July 17 Varuzhan Avetisyan issued a statement about the group’s decision to surrender. “Armenpress” reports Varuzhan Avetisyan called “First Informational” and mentioned in his statement that the number of the group members has drastically decreased. He pointed out two options of their future steps. One of them is to engage into clashes which can cause a lot of casualties, or to surrender. He mentioned that people fulfilling their duties are standing opposite them and they do not want to shed their blood.
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EU urges to refrain from violence in solving political issues in Armenia

Maja Kocijancic - Spokesperson of the European Union External Action Service, issued a statement regarding the ongoing hostage crisis in Yerevan. The statement reads:...
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Public order should be restored in compliance with the rule of law: OSCE

The OSCE Yerevan office has issued a statement on recent events in Yerevan....
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Minister of Foreign Affairs E. Nalbandian to depart for Georgia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian will depart to Georgia on August 1 on an official visit. ...
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Self-immolation attempt amid Yerevan rally

A person attempted to burn himself to death as supporters of the armed group that seized a police HQ launched a sit-in on Baghramyan street where the presidential palace is situated....
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Armenian Policeman ‘Killed By Gunman’

The Armenian police said on Saturday that one of their officers has been shot dead in a continuing standoff with opposition gunmen holed up in a police compound in Yerevan. ...
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“Heritage” Party Vice President Armen Martirosyan arrested

Vice President of the “Heritage” party Armen Martirosyan has been arrested in suspicion of organizing mass disturbances, according to Article 225 point 1 of the Criminal Code....
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Ombudsman expects criminal prosecution regarding incidents of violence against reporters

The Ombudsman’s Office received reports stating reporters have been subjected to violence and were obstructed from carrying out their work....
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29 hospitalized after incidents in Khorenatsi Street and Sari Tagh, Yerevan

According to preliminary data the incidents in the Khorenatsi Street and Sari Tagh in Yerevan left 29 people hospitalized....
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Police officer sustains gunshot wound outside seized police precinct – Police

Police spokesman Ashot Aharonyan reported via Facebook one police officer has sustained a gunshot wound outside the seized police precinct....
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165 detained by Police in Khorenatsi Street and Sari Tagh, Yerevan

165 people have been detained by Police from Khorenatsi Street and Sari Tagh, the Public Relations and Press Service of the Police told ARMENPRESS....
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Journalists and operators sustain injuries in Yerevan clashes

Media representatives have suffered injuries as a result of the police operations in Sari Tagh neighborhood of Yerevan’s Erebuni district on Friday, Armenian News reports. ...
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There is a positive dynamics in gunman Pavel Manukyan’s health condition

Wounded gunman Pavel Manukyan is still in critical but stable condition, Armenian Healthcare Ministry’s spokeswoman Anahit Haytayan told “Armenpress”....
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Government liberalizes electricity market

The Armenian Government is initiating a policy aimed at liberalizing the electricity market....
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Doctors provided with food and medicine in Police station on July 28

On July 28 the doctors, who are being kept in the Police station, were provided with food, “Ambulance” CJSC Director Taguhi Stepanyan told “Armenpress”....
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