Asia/Africa update: April 24-25 2018

ASIA ARMENIA It appears Serzh Sargsyan's resignation was not enough to satisfy the Armenian protesters who forced it earlier this week. Talks between interim Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan and opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on What Happens Next broke down on Wednesday after Pashinyan made it clear publicly that the entire Republican Party of Armenia must be removed from … Continue reading Asia/Africa update: April 24-25 2018


This weekend’s other Turkic national elections

This wasn't only a good weekend for Tayyip Erdoğan's Justice and Development Party in Turkey; Azerbaijan's ruling New Azerbaijan Party also won big in that country's parliamentary elections yesterday, taking a majority of the seats in the parliament. New Azerbaijan (Yeni Azərbaycan Partiyası in Azeri, a close-ish linguistic relative of Turkish) is the party of … Continue reading This weekend’s other Turkic national elections