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YEREVAN - Armenian President Armen Sarkissian on Sunday announced his resignation, citing the lack of constitutional power for him to solve domestic and foreign policy problems. In a statement posted on the presidential website, he attributed his resignation to "a paradoxical situation when the President has to be a guarantor of statehood without actually having any real tool". "Because of the responsibility I assumed as the President of the Republic. I was obliged to do everything in my power to rule out further deepening of the internal division, possible clashes, which could lead to extremely negative consequences. I also sought

Premier urges training for medical workers to provide services at the grassroots level Premier Li Keqiang has pledged stronger steps to bolster healthcare at the grassroots level, saying that the nation will scale up training for its medical workers, especially over 1 million village doctors, to offer more high-quality and accessible health services to the public. Li"s pledge came as he presided over a symposium on Friday in Beijing to solicit opinions from professionals in higher education, science and technology, healthcare and sports on drafts of the Government Work Report, which is to be delivered at the annual session of

  India"s antitrust watchdog has ordered an investigation into the revenue-sharing practices of Google News, and the matters being looked at reflect legitimate concerns, experts say. The recent action against Google by Asia's third-largest economy is not surprising because India has a tradition of placing excessive curbs on foreign companies to protect its domestic industries, said Professor Chen Jixiang, vice-director of the Center for Indian Studies at the Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences. The investigation of Alphabet Inc's news aggregator service was ordered by the Competition Commission of India. It is based on a complaint filed by the Digital News