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Heavy fighting between the armies of Nagorny Karabakh and Azerbaijan on the frontline, April 3, 2016. (Photo: Photolure Agency)
Karabakh Crisis
5 Apr 16
Dozens have been killed in most serious fighting since the 1994 ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Before going to the front, Armenian volunteers receive ammunition and combat uniforms. (Photo: Photolure Agency)
Karabakh Crisis
4 Apr 16
Volunteers flock to join the army as tensions continue to escalate.
Richard Giragosian, director of the Regional Studies Centre. (Photo courtesy of R. Giragosian)
Interview
4 Apr 16
Analyst warns that latest violence may mean conflict has reached new ‘tipping point’.
Anar Mammadli (R), a prominent human rights defender was one of the pardoned detainees. (Proto: Ismi Shahzade)
22 Mar 16
Move interpreted as an attempt to deflect international criticism of Baku’s´s poor human rights record.
The Sarsang reservoir lies inside Nagorny Karabakh and is controlled by Armenia. (Photo: Norayr Chilingarian/Flickr)
22 Feb 16
Yerevan accuses the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe of taking a pro-Baku stance.
The Grand Bazaar in Tehran: the end of sanctions brings hope for economic growth. (Photo: Regina Jegorova-Askerova/IWPR Georgia)
Special Report
15 Feb 16
The Islamic Republic's re-entry into international markets may inject new life into the region’s economy.
Shuttered: currency exchange offices closed their doors following the devaluation. (Photo: Vafa Zeynalova)
18 Jan 16
Amid falling oil prices, Baku has abandoned the manat´s peg to the dollar and let the manat tumble.
Armenian tanks on manoeuvre in Karabakh. December 2015. (Photo: Armenian president's website)
24 Dec 15
At rare meeting, two presidents agree that current escalation is a bad thing, but will they do anything to stop it?
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary-General of the Council of Europe. (Photo: Council of Europe)
19 Dec 15
Government taken to task for ignoring rulings by Europe’s human rights court.
12 Dec 15
Officials slow to acknowledge casualties amid rescue efforts hampered by high waves.

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