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Armenian opposition leader elected prime minister

The Armenian parliament has elected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as the country's new prime minister, after an outpouring of populist anger against the ruling elite in the former Soviet republic.

Armenia protests: What happens next?

Protesters have returned to the streets in Armenia after its Parliament failed to elect a new prime minister, extending the country's political turmoil.

Armenian Prime Minister resigns after protests

The Prime Minister of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has stepped down following days of mass demonstrations in the streets of the capital Yerevan over what was seen as an unconstitutional power grab by the former president.