Azeris and Armenians set aside differences to trace thousands of soldiers who went missing in the war of the early Nineties.
Harassment of provincial television station coincides with start of election campaign.
Former residents of war-damaged region offered compensation, but reluctant to return because of security concerns.
High incidence of “escapes” from children’s homes indicates serious problems.
They’ve better opportunities than they did under Saddam, but have become the target of insurgents.
Tajikistan is desperately short of teachers, in many cases because newly-qualified staff do not want to take jobs in the countryside.
Whether aristocrat or mongrel, the main function of dogs in Kyrgyzstan is to guard their owners and their property.<br />
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.