New escalation threatens the outlook for engagement, despite the clear benefits for both sides.
Thousands of places remain vacant as students fail entry tests due to low quality education and fewer applicants.
For the first time since 1998, deaths outnumber births, escalating the country’s demographic crisis.
The plan to allow third-country nationals to cross is seen as the next step towards full normalisation between the two neighbours.
Families left homeless by the 1988 earthquake are still living in tiny, makeshift shelters.
Locals warn that the clear demarcation of Armenian-Azerbaijani territory is key to their security.
Geopolitics and lack of long-term vision threaten the country’s food security.
Ministry of labour and social affairs promotes alternative to placing vulnerable young people in orphanages or children’s homes.
Anger over potential plans to drop the decades’ long demand for territory’s independence.
Russia accounts for 40 per cent of financial outlay, and some companies are already suffering.