Armed Men Seize Police Station, Hostages in Armenia: Security Service

By Hasmik Mkrtchyan and Andrew Osborn YEREVAN/MOSCOW, July 17 – Armed men seized a police station and hostages in Armenia’s capital Yerevan on Sunday, demanding Armenians take to the streets to press their demands for the release of opposition politicians they said had been jailed unfairly. One of their main demands was to free Jirair

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Armenian Migrants in Turkey Wary of Political Tensions

By Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL, April 24 – A century after her forebears fled massacres in Turkey for Armenia, Alla has gone the other way, hoping to win Turkish citizenship after leaving her impoverished homeland. She works as a nanny in Turkey but fears deportation, one of thousands of undocumented workers from the former Soviet

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