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Pashinyan's party wins majority in Armenian elections

The political party of Armenia's acting prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan (pictured), has secured the majority in the parliamentary elections in the country, the results showed after votes from all 2008 polls have been counted.

According to the data, Pashinyan's party won 53.92% of the ballots, while the political bloc of former President Robert Kocharyan came in second with 21.04% of the vote.

Pashinyan has previously declared victory, calling it the "victory of the people," while Kocharyan described the results as "controversial."

Breaking the News / BU