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One of many border areas that has seen civilian deaths amid the fragile peace. This is on the frontier between Armenia and Azerbaijan, not the “Line of Control“ around Karabakh. (Photo: Armenian defence ministry)
8 Aug 14
Rising numbers of casualties shake 20-year-old ceasefire agreement.
Artur Alexanyan, the champion wrestler allegedly assaulted in the incident. (Photo: Photolure agency)
7 Aug 14
Fears of attack on media freedoms after court rules information is needed to help solve serious crime.
Worshippers at an Armenian Apostolic Church service in Georgia. (Photo: Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia)
7 Aug 14
Claims that Armenians were target of ethnic attack are disputed by eyewitnesses.
Dr Asya Mardanyan, head of the family medicine centre in Tavush region. (Photo: Lilit Arakelyan)
30 Jul 14
Health ministry plans new strategy to tackle high rates of malnourishment among under-fives.
Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliev (third from right) views a late-model Russian tank on Army Day, June 26, 2014. (Photo: Azerbaijani presidential website)
22 Jul 14
President Sargsyan issues unprecedented criticism of Moscow’s readiness to supply long-term foe Azerbaijan.
Jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan gives an open-air concert in defence of the Afrikyan House on June 24. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
14 Jul 14
Campaign groups now find that politicians are interested in their causes.
Maqsad Mirzayev is among the many Azerbaijanis who cannot vote in local elections because they were displaced from their home areas by war two decades ago. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
9 Jul 14
Officially, refugees still count as living in areas they fled 20 years ago.
Demonstration against rising electricity prices in Yerevan. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
7 Jul 14
Consumers ask why they should pay for result of mismanagement.
Richard Giragosian, director of the Regional Studies Centre in Yerevan. (Photo courtesy of R. Giragosian)
4 Jul 14
Just meeting face to face offers opportunities to engage in considered discussion and to listen to the other side.
Armenian advance positions on the border with Nakhichevan. (Photo:
1 Jul 14
Commentators say number of incidents is rising compared with previous years.