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# armenia - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Armenian opposition politician arrested over alleged prime minister assassination plot

The leader of an opposition party in Armenia was arrested yesterday after being summoned to the headquarters of the country’s security forces.

# armenia - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to end fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region

The peace deal comes with the deployment of Russian peacekeepers.

# armenia - Monday 9 November, 2020

Azerbaijan apologises to Russia after shooting down helicopter as fighting rages over Karabakh

Fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia has been ongoing for six weeks in the context Nagorno-Karabkh region.

# armenia - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Fighting over disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues despite US mediation

Rockets have struck residential areas in Nagorono-Karabakh as Armenia and Azerbaijan continue their conflict over the territory.

# armenia - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Azerbaijan claims Armenian military launched deadly missile strike

The incident marks an escalation of the countries’ conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.

# armenia - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Azerbaijan and Armenia report shelling of cities despite ceasefire

Azerbaijani authorities said today that nine civilians had been killed and more than 30 wounded following missile strikes.

# armenia - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan claim the other side violated today's ceasefire as tensions simmer

Mediation talks leading to the ceasefire were facilitated by Russia.

# armenia - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Armenia reports heavy losses as fighting intensifies with Azerbaijan in disputed region

The Armenian prime minister said the country is “facing possibly the most decisive moment in our millennia-old history”.

# armenia - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'The people who are dying were born in 2002, 2003, why are they at war?'

Irish-Armenians are calling for the international community to intervene as deadly fighting continues in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

# armenia - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Death toll rises in Nagorno-Karabakh ahead of UN Security Council's emergency talks

Fierce fighting raged between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces yesterday despite pleas for calm.

# armenia - Monday 28 September, 2020

Explainer: Why has conflict erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

Fighting erupted again over the weekend in a long-running territorial dispute.

Dozens of people killed as fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan enters second day

The countries have been locked since the early 1990s in a territorial dispute over Nagorno-Karabakh.

# armenia - Sunday 27 September, 2020

'A step away from large-scale war': Fighting erupts between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed region

Azerbaijan claims to have captured seven Armenian-controlled villages.

# armenia - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Mancini: I don't know if rivals are worried, but they'd prefer not to face Italy

Italy coach Roberto Mancini believes rivals would prefer to avoid playing his team at Euro 2020.

# armenia - Monday 18 November, 2019

From The42 Azzurri complete stunning campaign with remarkable 9-1 rout of Armenia Bobby Manc

Azzurri complete stunning campaign with remarkable 9-1 rout of Armenia

Roberto Mancini’s Italy turned on the style in their final Group J game.

# armenia - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Explainer: What were the Armenian massacres and why is it controversial to describe them as a 'genocide'?

Recognition of the killings as ‘genocide’ is the subject of a dispute between Turkey and Armenia.

'A grave mistake': Turkey rejects US recognition of Armenian genocide

The Armenians say the mass killings of their people from 1915 to 1917 amounted to genocide, a claim recognised by some 30 countries.

# armenia - Thursday 5 September, 2019

From The42 Italy ride their luck to see off 10-man Armenia Review

Italy ride their luck to see off 10-man Armenia

An Andrea Belotti brace and a solitary effort from substitute Lorenzo Pellegrini settled a spicy contest.

# armenia - Saturday 27 July, 2019

From The42 Spain crowned U19 European champions thanks to double from 19-year-old Valencia forward Champions

Spain crowned U19 European champions thanks to double from 19-year-old Valencia forward

Ferran Torres scored a goal in either half to help Spain secure the Uefa U19 European Championship.

# armenia - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

‘My family are flying out from Cavan to Armenia for the semi-final. The sky's the limit’

Oisin McEntee looks ahead to Ireland’s U19 European Championships semi-final against Portugal.

# armenia - Friday 19 July, 2019

From The42 'Some of their players are going to be playing in the top leagues over the next few years' Promise This post contains videos

'Some of their players are going to be playing in the top leagues over the next few years'

Niall Morahan and Kameron Ledwidge were impressed by France as Ireland suffered a narrow 1-0 loss.

# armenia - Saturday 13 July, 2019

From The42 'I told my mam and dad that I didn't want to play football anymore' Doubt

'I told my mam and dad that I didn't want to play football anymore'

Ireland U19 international Conor Grant on how he overcame homesickness to progress in his career.

# armenia - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From The42 Irish teenage starlet will prioritise regular football over 'big' club allure Potential

Irish teenage starlet will prioritise regular football over 'big' club allure

Luca Connell is expected to move on from Bolton in the coming weeks, amid a flurry of interest in the youngster.

# armenia - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Dutch church holds month-long 'marathon mass' to protect refugee family from deportation

Under Dutch law, police are unable to raid places of worship while services are ongoing.

# armenia - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Gibraltar put 22-game losing streak behind them with second straight win in three days

They claimed their first-ever victory in a competitive international against Armenia on Saturday.

# armenia - Saturday 13 October, 2018

From The42 Incredible scenes as Gibraltar win first ever game after 22 consecutive defeats since 2013 Sweet Victory This post contains videos

Incredible scenes as Gibraltar win first ever game after 22 consecutive defeats since 2013

The nation joined Uefa in 2013 and have suffered a series of heavy defeats ever since.

# armenia - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Boris Johnson spent 18 minutes on the phone to Russian prankster posing as the Armenian prime minister

Johnson discussed Russia and the poisoning of Sergei Skripal before realising the call was a fake.

# armenia - Saturday 29 April, 2017

An Irish director wants to capture the Armenian genocide the way Schindler's List did the Holocaust The Promise This post contains videos

An Irish director wants to capture the Armenian genocide the way Schindler's List did the Holocaust

Terry George says telling a historical stories through film is vital.

# armenia - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Armenia 'faces shortage of women' due to sex-selective abortions

The tradition is for families to prefer sons in the country.

# armenia - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From The42 This 35-yard screamer was not enough for Armenia to beat Portugal Take A Bow

This 35-yard screamer was not enough for Armenia to beat Portugal

A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick helped his side prevail ultimately.

# armenia - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Galway girl receives response to a shoebox she sent away... to Armenia... in 1999...

Claire Fahy had completely forgotten about her charitable act… until now.

From The Daily Edge This Galway woman sent away a charity shoebox and received a thank you note 16 years later Touching

# armenia - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Greece's Eurovision entry sounds like a cry for debt relief

Sure it’s a bit far-fetched, but stay with us on this one.

# armenia - Friday 24 April, 2015

Armenia remembers its genocide, but struggles to keep up with the Kardashians

The Kardashians have helped to make today’s commemorations newsworthy – but, after the circus, Armenia will continue to suffer from miserable poverty.

# armenia - Monday 13 April, 2015

A massive row is brewing between Turkey and the Vatican

Pope Francis referred to the mass murder of Armenians 100 years ago as a “genocide”.

# armenia - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The42 VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

VIDEO: There were some lovely goals around Europe last night

An ex-Manchester United winger popped up with a gorgeous last-gasp strike to grab a point for his side.

# armenia - Saturday 21 June, 2014

We spent €35k last year monitoring elections in Tajikistan, Armenia and Azerbaijan

The current roster of election observers, drawn up in May of last year, includes about 200 people with previous experience of elections or public office.

# armenia - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

From The42 Egan, Joyce and Hickey named in IABA squads Boxing

Egan, Joyce and Hickey named in IABA squads

Ireland’s amateur boxers compete in two international competititions in the coming weeks.

# armenia - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

From The42 Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

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