Extra capacity to export electricity to Iran will not make Armenia an independent player in energy markets.
"I couldn’t make myself go and vote. How could I?"
“Where is my father? Why did he leave us?”
Although Armenia has a longstanding Yezidi community, only a handful of refugees have made it out of Iraq so far.
"My father was lying there in a pool of blood. Only a metre or two separated us, but I didn’t dare go to him."
Rebel fighter escapes death at hands of government executioner.
Parents struggle to understand why young men went off to fight in faraway war.
Snipers daily risk to civilians getting from one side of the city to the other.
A rebel fighter survives serious injury.
Global Voices: Middle East & North Africa
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.