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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’.
3 Apr 16
The mortality rate has increased, but so have government efforts to fight the disease.
View of Abovyan street from Republic square, Yerevan. (Photo: Hayk Bianjyan)
25 Mar 16
Experts worry about safety as well as the loss of local history.
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.
18 Mar 16
The transition is not working well for people in more isolated areas.
Activists demand the adoption of a new law on domestic violence. (Photo: Photolure)
2016 Women's Day
8 Mar 16
Few survivors speak out and convictions for such abuses are rare.
Lawmakers attend a meeting of parliament. (Photo: Anaid Gogoryan)
2016 Women's Day
8 Mar 16
Fears that prohibitions will lead women to seek illegal procedures that could be extremely dangerous.
(Photo: Courtesy of RA President's official website)
3 Mar 16
Alliance may be a sign of future challenges to Armenia’s democratic development.
The bears found the conditions they were kept in distressing. (Photo: Raffi Berberian)
25 Feb 16
Exotic beasts are often displayed in restaurants or kept by wealthy elites as a status symbol.

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Young people protesting in front of the parliament building in Tbilisi, condemning the raids organised by the Georgian police at Bassiani night club. Some demonstrators compared it with the Russian style crackdowns and held placards saying "We do not need another Putin here". (Photo: IWPR)
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What was behind the demonstrations that led to the brink of “civil war”?