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The government is offering Karabakh refugees new homes, but many say they would be losing far more than they gained.
1 Nov 07
More than a decade after they were displaced from homes in Nagorny Karabakh and Armenia, refugees finally swap tents for homes, only to encounter new problems.
26 Sep 06
Even well-off oil company workers likely to have a hard time getting a loan.
9 Mar 06
Azeri women say they work twice as hard as men for little reward.
22 Dec 05
As prostitutes are exploited in the cafes, police officers sit back and watch the profits roll in.
5 Dec 05
Election promises that Soviet-era savers will at last have their accounts unblocked fail to impress disillusioned voters.
13 Oct 05
Poverty, poor education and prohibitively expensive medical treatment blamed for Azerbaijan high infant mortality rate.
30 Jun 05
Forgotten by the outside world, 36 leprosy sufferers are fading away quietly in the small Azerbaijani village of Umbaki.
17 Jan 03