Armenia articles

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.

ARF Warns of Dangers for Armenia and Karabakh

Calling it a retreat from generations of struggle and a disgrace, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, at a rally Wednesday, warned of the dangers emanating from the Armenia-Turkey normalization process as outlined by the protocols announced earlier this week. The rally was organized to mark the 18th anniversary of Karabakh’s independence.