Demonstrators blocked streets in the center of Yerevan in opposition to a change of government that will see Sarkisian maintain huge influence.
According to unofficial results and exit polls, Aliyev has won more than 80 percent of the vote in the presidential election
Voters will choose from 8 candidates; new president to rule for 7 years
A Yerevan court found Zhirair Safilyan guilty of planning the attack in which 20 anti-government gunmen took over a police station in the capital in July 2016, killing two officers and taking several others hostage.
Georgian president confirms one of the abductees was killed
Meeting between foreign ministers due in March will discuss safe zones in Syria, says Russian deputy foreign minister
The oil-rich country was initially set to hold the vote on October 17.
Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov meets Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov
Connecting Central Asia, Caspian Sea, Black Sea and the Baltics is important, Turkmen envoy says
Former Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov replaces his predecessor Almazbek Atambayev for six-year term
Two leaders discuss bilateral relations and Karabakh dispute
Top leader from Georgia's Autonomous Republic of Adjara says Turkey has always supported Georgia's territorial integrity
"I am resigning due to the fact that I am running for the presidency. I do not have the moral right to remain in this post," Jeenbekov said in a speech to parliament shown by state broadcaster KTR.
'Russia did not come to our land to form democracy,' Crimean Tatar leader says.
Handel, an establishment Republican and former state secretary of state, defeated Democratic challenger and political novice Jon Ossoff by about five percentage points, multiple US networks projected, denying Democrats their first election victory of the year.
Mukhtarli, 43, had lived in self-imposed exile in neighbouring Georgia since 2015 after investigating Azerbaijan's strongman leader Ilham Aliyev for corruption.
Tbilisi court says process for school principal’s extradition to Turkey has started
Turkey is strategic partner of Georgia, Defense Minister Levan Izoria says ahead of trilateral summit in Batumi city
Today marks 151 years since the Circassian genocide, of one of the worst massacres in modern history, where nearly 2 million people were driven to exile from their homeland of Circassia.
President Ilham Aliyev also calls for UNSC resolutions on stopping Armenia's occupation of Upper Karabakh to be implemented
Jon Ossoff, 30, came in first in a crowded field of candidates in a traditionally conservative 6th district, but narrowly fell short of passing the all-important 50 percent threshold.