With the exception of Dushanbe, all other regional powers will strictly limit numbers.
Even small acts of defiance can have serious consequences.
Officials accuse campaigners of politicising the issue to suit their own agenda.
Illicitly obtained data has long been used to intimidate and blackmail independent voices.
Experts say that serious investment and rebranding efforts are key to recovery.
Hopes grow that diaspora may be key to pursuing criminal cases against current regime.
Experts warn that the respective countries’ approaches to ending the conflict are currently irreconcilable.
Analysts fear that the new Kabul regime will inspire extremist organisations across the region.
Murder investigation could finally lead to the imposition of sanctions against Minsk.
Global Voices: Europe/Eurasia
New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Independent, dissenting Azerbaijani voices have never been so ostracised.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.