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State of emergency declared in Armenia

Authorities declare a state of emergency in Armenia following clashes between riot police and protesters.
AFP | By HT Correspondent, Yerevan
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2008 02:08 AM IST

Authorities declared a state of emergency in Armenia on Saturday following clashes between riot police and protesters angry at the outcome of a presidential election, officials said.

The state of emergency will be in effect from Saturday until March 20 under a decree signed by President Robert Kocharian, the presidential administration said.

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