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Armenian Gunmen Surrender, Ending a 2 Week Standoff

A group of twenty gunmen inside a police station in the Armenian capital of Yerevan have surrendered to authorities, ending a tense, two-week standoff that left two police officers dead and several people wounded. The gunmen, members of a radical opposition group, surrendered one day after police said they would storm the building. The standoff sparked huge protests that led to unrest in the city. Several thousand people joined nightly protests in support of the gunmen. The leader...

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