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Armenia Beats Belgium 2-1 in World Cup Qualifier

Armenia beat Belgium 2-1 in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday, the hosts’ first victory in two years.
The home side dominated possession and Hovhannes Goharyan opened the scoring for Armenia from a rebound in the 22nd minute. Sargis Hovsepyan then doubled the lead with a low left-footed shot from the edge of the box in the 50th.

Armenian Opposition Oligarch Set Free

Khachatur Sukiasian, a wealthy businessman supporting the Armenian opposition, was released from pre-trial detention late on Friday three days after surrendering to law-enforcement authorities to face accusations stemming from last year’s deadly post-election clashes in Yerevan.

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