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Everybody will end up losing if hate speech is left unchecked.
Lavish ceremonies to mark major life events will now be curtailed by law.
A war widow is faced with an agonising decision.
Landmark meeting indicates progress over trade and border issues.
Families who follow this traditional practice risk passing on serious genetic conditions.
Rumours spread that the regime is intentionally sowing chaos to destabilise opposition-held areas.
Move interpreted as attempt to silence opposition media.
An abrupt end to one woman's beloved career.
Event hears that 60 per cent of local residents cannot find work.
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.