Russian Ambassador to Armenia Vyacheslav Kovalenko has dismissed the public outcry over a Russian government program to encourage and aid Armenians to emigrate to Russia.
The dialogue between the Armenian coalition and opposition Armenian National Congress (HAK) that began last month is in danger of collapse, raising the specter of a new wave of potentially destabilizing opposition protests.
A top adviser to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev says recent statements by Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian about the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory are "nonsensical" and "unpresidential."
An officer and a soldier have been arrested in connection with the latest noncombat death in the Armenian Army.
Authorities in the breakaway Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh have declared a general amnesty they say will lead to the release of about 20 percent of the territory's prison population.
Authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh say the number of foreign tourists visiting the breakaway Azerbaijani region jumped by almost 50 percent in the first half of this year following a similarly sharp rise recorded in 2010.
Armenian state regulators are promising to investigate a more than 20 percent surge in the retail price of sugar which will further raise the cost of living and could hamper government efforts to curb inflation.
Armenian Prosecutor-General Aghvan Hovsepian has expressed concern over a series of high-profile robberies in Yerevan.
Relatives of an Armenian soldier who was found dead last week say they do not believe he committed suicide.
Baku has lodged a formal protest with the French Foreign Ministry over an ongoing visit to the breakaway Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh by four French parliament deputies.
Two more members of the opposition Armenian National Congress (HAK) have been released from prison pending investigation into their violent dispute with police in Yerevan last week.