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Politics

Brazil crisis: Rousseff tells BBC she will fight on
Brazil's beleaguered President Dilma Rousseff has told the BBC she is an "innocent victim" and she will fight on as possible impeachment looms. She vowed to "keep fighting... to come back to government if the impeachment request is accepted". Ms Rousseff is accused of manipulating government accounts, which she denies. The Senate will decide whether to start an impeachment trial next week. If that happens she will be suspended from office for 180 days. Recent polls conducted by Brazil's majo...
US election: Trump set for Republican nomination as Cruz pulls out
Donald Trump has become the US Republican presidential nominee in all but name after victory in Indiana forced rival Ted Cruz from the race. Mr Trump, unpopular with many in his own party, now has a clear path to the 1,237 delegates needed to claim his party's crown. That would mark a stunning victory for a businessman few took seriously when he launched his campaign last year. Bernie Sanders has defeated Hillary Clinton in Indiana's Democratic race. He trails Mrs Clinton in the all-importan...
Who is to blame for Karabakh's withdrawal from peace talks, Russians? No, there ...
Though there are anti-Russian moods in Armenia they are not of massive nature, MP from  Armenian National Congress faction Aram Manukyan said speaking to Nyut.am. He stressed that the majority of Armenians consider Russians friends and strategic allies. “If you behave with dignity, all will want to be your friends and allies. If you conduct open policy, explain Russians and Europeans that there is a big Armenian community in the USA and you should maintain good relations with that c...
Trump accuses China of 'raping' US with unfair trade policy
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has accused China of "raping" the US, in renewed criticism of China's trade policy. He told a rally in Indiana that China was responsible for "the greatest theft in the history of the world". Mr Trump, a billionaire businessman, has long accused China of manipulating its currency to make its exports more competitive globally. This, he says, has badly damaged US businesses and workers. "We can't continue to allow China to rape our country, and...
Authorities should be given opportunity to neutralize threat coming from outside...
“During the war people, especially representatives of parties must be more sober. It is time to act and not speak. There are countries were political activity either stops in conditions of war or is being brought to a minimum as during that time the potential of the state should be addressed on the neutralization of threat of war or establishment of peace,” Armenian National Congress MP Aram Manukyan said speaking to Nyut.am, adding that the ANC has reviewed its politics of permanent...
US election 2016: Clashes near Trump rally in California
Hundreds of demonstrators have blocked traffic outside a venue in California where Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump was holding a rally. A police car had its windows smashed as Mr Trump spoke inside a hall in the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Some 20 arrests were made. Mr Trump has vowed to deport millions of illegal immigrants if he is elected US president in November. He faces strong opposition in parts of California, particularly among Latinos. California, the bigge...
Ted Cruz picks Carly Fiorina as running mate
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has announced Carly Fiorina as his running mate, calling her a "consistent, courageous fighter". The former presidential candidate is the former CEO of technology company Hewlett-Packard. Mrs Fiorina dropped out of the presidential race after a poor showing at the New Hampshire primary. She has been an active supporter for Mr Cruz, a senator from Texas, on the campaign trail. The early announcement is unusual because vice-presidential picks are not ...
US election 2016: Trump and Clinton vie for north-east
Voters in five north-eastern US states will cast ballots in a series of primaries that could cement the leads of presidential frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Democrat Mrs Clinton and Republican Mr Trump hold sizeable leads in all five contests, according to recent polling. Mr Trump's rivals have already shifted focus away from the north-east. Ted Cruz and John Kasich have teamed up to help each other in the Indiana, Oregon and New Mexico primaries. Mr Trump has condemned their...
Armenia's President has phone conversation with US Secretary of State
Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan had a phone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the initiative of the US side. The parties discussed the situation created after intenisve cese-fire violation by the Azerbaijani side in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone.  President Sargsyan stressed that Baku's irresponsible steps greatly harmed the peace talks. The US Secretary of State reaffirmed the US full assistance in the peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict. The two p...
US election 2016: Cruz and Kasich team up to slow Trump
Donald Trump's two rivals for the Republican party's presidential nomination have announced they will now co-ordinate strategies against him. Ted Cruz will cut campaigning in the Oregon and New Mexico primaries to help Mr Kasich, while the latter will give Mr Cruz a "clear path" in Indiana. Mr Trump said his rivals were "totally desperate" and "mathematically dead". He has a clear lead in delegates but but may still fall short of the 1,237 needed to win outright. If he does not reach the tar...
Donald Trump 'promises to change image'
Donald Trump has promised to change his image, in a closed-door meeting with Republican party leaders. The businessman, who leads the party's race to be presidential nominee, delivered his message via aides, the Associated Press news agency reports. His success in primary elections so far has set off alarm bells among those in the party anxious that his tone and policies will turn off voters. Five states go to the polls on Tuesday to pick their presidential candidates. Mr Trump has a clear l...
Seventh Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations in ISIL style in B...
In the early hours of April 2, 2016 Azerbaijan unleashed large-scale offensive operations against Nagorno-Karabakh thus violating trilateral agreements of 1994 on cease-fire and of 1995 on the cease-fire consolidation, signed by Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenia, which do not have time limits. Azerbaijan has violated basic principles of international law, the decisions and declarations adopted by the OSCE Summits and Ministerial Councils, blatantly disregarding the statements of the presi...
US election 2016: Trump and Clinton win New York primaries
Donald Trump has won the Republican presidential primary in New York while Hillary Clinton has triumphed in the Democratic race. With the majority of votes counted, Mr Trump looks set to extend his lead over rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Meanwhile Democratic hopeful Mrs Clinton, a former senator for New York, is on course for a victory over Brooklyn-born Bernie Sanders. Wins will put Mrs Clinton and Mr Trump closer to securing their nominations. With more than 98% of the results in, Mr Tr...
Before leaving EEU Armenia should become a respected state – expert
Armenia’s withdrawal from Eurasian Economic Union will be an emotional step, political expert Yervand Bozoyan said speaking to Nyut.am, asked to comment on Khachatur Kokobelyan’s billon starting the process of withdrawal. “If we decide to close doors in front of Russia we will not win anything. I understand the feeling of our people, our boys were killed by Russian weapons. But we too used it. If they used Russian and we for instance Italian, it would have been another matter....
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