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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

Global Voices

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.
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.

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Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
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Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.