In robotics classes, Armenian teens dream of high-tech future

In a slick classroom in Armenia’s Yerevan, the capital of one of the poorest post-Soviet republics, students peer intently at the screen of their ultra-modern Apple Macs during a computer programming course made possible thanks to arguably the country’s most exciting high-tech project. At Tumo, a cutting edge after-school learning centre, thousands of teens study web design, robotics, animation, music, digital media and more.

Armenia Genocide protesters scuffle with police outside Turkish Consulate in Greece

Hundreds of Armenians took to the streets outside the Turkish Consulate in Thessaloniki on Wednesday to demand they take responsibility for the Armenian Genocide.

Scuffles broke out between riot police, who were guarding the consulate, and the protesters who had earlier marched through the city waving flags and chanting slogans.

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Votes counted as polls close in Armenia’s legislative elections

Vote counting starts as polls close in parliamentary elections triggered years ahead of schedule by reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan, who is aiming to cement his political authority in the post-Soviet country. IMAGES

Nikol Pashinyan votes during early parliamentary elections

Armenia’s prime minister Nikol Pashinyan votes during early parliamentary elections in Armenia. IMAGES

Polls open as Armenia votes in snap elections

Armenians start voting in parliamentary elections triggered years ahead of schedule by reformist leader Nikol Pashinyan, who is aiming to cement his political authority in the post-Soviet country.

How deadly earthquake devastated Soviet Armenia three decades ago

Today, we remember victims of the deadly earthquake in northeast Armenia

The city of #Spitak was levelled in just 30 seconds as a powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake unleashed massive destruction across northeast #Armenia 30 years ago. The #disaster killed at least 25,000 people. READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/9k0p

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Yerevan in festive mood for 2800th anniversary celebration

One of the oldest capitals in the world, Yerevan in Armenia, celebrates its 2800th anniversary.

Armenian PM Pashinyan resigns, snap elections to follow

Armenia’s reformist Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announces his resignation on television, paving the way for snap parliamentary elections.

French-speaking countries summit kicks off in Yerevan

French President Emmanuel Macron joins other international leaders at the opening ceremony of the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) summit in Yerevan, Armenia. IMAGES

France and Armenia part with Charles Aznavour

Fans look on and react as France pays a moving national homage to the late singer Charles Aznavour. Armenians also bid farewell to the singing legend’s whose parents were Armenians.