Turkey has reportedly threatened on to recall its ambassador to France and freeze ties with Paris if the French parliament next week passes a bill criminalizing the denial of the Armenian genocide.
The three political parties represented in Armenia's government have not yet negotiated on the possibility of jointly contesting the May parliamentary elections.
A U.S. businessman of Armenian descent and two of his Armenian employees have been released from jail in Yerevan three days after being controversially arrested on tax-evasion charges.
The Armenian parliament has approved a 2012 budget that is dependent on a roughly 13 percent rise in tax revenues.
An Armenian opposition deputy has called Russia's controversial parliamentary elections "undemocratic" and criticized Armenia's government for welcoming the results.
Cash remittances sent home by thousands of Armenians working in Russia and other countries increased by more than 23 percent in the first 10 months of this year compared to 2010
Most of the residential buildings in the Armenian capital Yerevan may not withstand a powerful earthquake and are in urgent need of strengthening, an official from the National Seismic Defense Service has warned.
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian says Yerevan has no plans to join a customs union of Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan which Moscow hopes could form the basis of a future "Eurasian Union" of former Soviet republics.
President Serzh Sarkisian has given further indication that Armenia's government will delay the decommissioning of the controversial Metsamor nuclear power station that was expected to start by 2017.
The opposition Armenian National Congress (HAK) has condemned the upcoming election of Samvel Nikoyan as the new speaker of Armenia's parliament.
A former chief of Armenia's traffic police who faces allegations of embezzlement has paid more than $100,000 to the state to defend his "honor and dignity" despite his assertions of innocence in a fuel-skimming scam.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden pressed Turkey to unconditionally ratify its Western-backed normalization agreements with Armenia “in the months ahead” during a visit to Ankara and Istanbul that ended at the weekend.