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Armenia becomes vaccine tourism hotspot as Iranians rush to get Covid-19 vaccine(Reuters)

Armenia becomes vaccine tourism hotspot as Iranians rush to get Covid-19 vaccine

Reuters | , Yerevan
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 04:31 PM IST
  • Desperate to get vaccinated against Covid-19, Iranians are travelling to neighbouring Armenia as tourists. The Armenian Tourism Committee said more than 8,500 Iranian citizens had visited in June, up from 5,000 a month earlier.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan(Reuters)
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan(Reuters)

Armenian PM triggers early election a day after Biden's genocide announcement

Reuters | , Moscow
PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2021 04:32 PM IST
His resignation, which was expected, came a day after U.S. President Joe Biden said that massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in 1915 constituted genocide, a move welcomed by Armenians worldwide and condemned by Turkey.
The Armenian quarter of Adana after a spree of ethnic cleansing of Armenian people in the early 20th-century. (File Photo)
The Armenian quarter of Adana after a spree of ethnic cleansing of Armenian people in the early 20th-century. (File Photo)

Biden likely to recognise killings of Armenians during World War I as 'genocide'

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2021 07:27 AM IST
Turkey accepts that many Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire were killed in clashes with Ottoman forces during World War One, but contests the figures and denies the killings were systematically orchestrated and constitute a genocide.
Five Armenians were among 13 people detained in Belgium on Tuesday.(REUTERS)
Five Armenians were among 13 people detained in Belgium on Tuesday.(REUTERS)

Five Armenians charged in Belgium over tennis match-fixing

Agence France-Presse, Brussels | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 09:22 PM IST
Five Armenians have been charged with corruption, money laundering and other crimes as part of a major international investigation into match-fixing in tennis in Belgium.
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