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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
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan (left) talks to European Council president Donald Tusk in Brussels, March 19. (Photo: Armenian  president's official website)
9 Apr 15
President holds talks in Brussels instead of joining a meeting with Russian, Kazak and Belarussian counterparts.
3 Apr 15
Splashing out cash on first-of-its-kind sporting event seen as a valuable PR exercise by Azerbaijan’s leaders.
March 15 rally in Baku at which devaluation and the state of the economy were the focus of protests. (Photo: Azadliq newspaper)
27 Mar 15
Loan repayments have risen by a third, leading to financial misery for borrowers.

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