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Inflammable plastic is being blamed for a fire that devastated this apartment block in Baku. (Photo: Elmar Maliksoy)
22 May 15
Officials blame plastic cladding used to dress up buildings as Baku prepares for summer sports event.
Karabakh's prime minister Arayik Harutyunyan casts his vote in the May 3 election. (Photo: Nagorny Karabakh government)
20 May 15
Domestic politics go largely ignored as international community says it doesn't recognise the state so can't recognise its elections.
18 May 15
Registration system for people living abroad seen as Big Brother move.
Journalists interview construction company staff at the new station in Akhalkalaki. (Photo: IWPR Georgia)
11 May 15
Cross-border railway could tie region into trade with Europe, but there's been little discussion of it locally.
10 May 15
One arrested, two jailed, one ordered to stay in detention after more than a year without trial.
Khadija Ismayil. (Photo courtesy of Kh. Ismayil)
1 May 15
As World Press Freedom Day approaches, leading Azerbaijani journalists are in prison and independent media outlets are out of action, or heading that way.
President Serzh Sargsyan and first lady Rita Sargsyan at the Armenian Genocide Day ceremony, April 24, 2015. (Photo: Armenian president's website)
1 May 15
Experts say campaign continues, but needs to evolve.
30 Apr 15
“We live in a constant state of alarm. We’re afraid a new war is going to start.”
24 Apr 15
As the European Games approach, the government tries to accentuate the positive and silence critics.
Intiqam Aliyev. (Photo: Abbas Atilay)
23 Apr 15
“Arrests can take away our freedom, but not our desire to be free” - human rights defender Intiqam Aliyev

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