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Artur Sakunts (left) and Hranush Kharatyan, IWPR's event on Police Action during Peaceful Assemblies. (Photo: IWPR Armenia)
20 Oct 16
Social and national affairs debated at summer series of round tables.
Three-year-old Arzu Gurbanli died after surgery. (Photo courtesy of Gurbanli family)
19 Oct 16
Despite significant improvements, many people feel they are not getting the best treatment.
Thousands of supporters of the United National Movement (UNM), Georgia´s largest opposition party, rallied in Tbilisi on October 5, three days before the parliamentary elections. (Photo: UNM)
7 Oct 16
Landmark vote comes four years after the country’s first peaceful transfer of power following independence.
Pope Francis after the Holy Mass met with Georgian president Giorgi Mrgvelashvili, who attended the event with other government officials. (Photo: Tako Svanidze)
6 Oct 16
Low turn-out and demonstrations mar landmark trip.
View of Mount Ararat from one of the valley's fish farms. (Photo: Photolure)
5 Oct 16
The short sighted use of resources has caused a widespread drop in strategic freshwater reserves.
Town of Akhalkalaki in Georgia's southern region of Samtskhe-Javakheti. (Photo: Samkhretis Karibche)
2 Oct 16
Armenian and Azerbaijani voters are finally being wooed by politicians.
People protest against the amendments to the Constitution, which "will make the republic to the monarchy". (Photo: Kamala Allahverdiyeva)
24 Sep 16
Opposition groups say reforms will perpetuate the powers of the current leadership.
Karen Karapetyan (Photo courtesy of Press Office of the Government of Armenia)
23 Sep 16
The ruling party is trying to change its image after a difficult few months.
Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant. (Photo: Photolure)
21 Sep 16
Move comes after 15 years of continuously rising charges.
Batumi mosque - prayers sitting in the street because there is no space inside. (Photo courtesy of Beka Tsikarishvili)
16 Sep 16
The community wants more state support for their religious institutions.