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

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25 May 15
Travel restrictions introduced in 2014 are blamed for reduction in visitors to picturesque Caucasus state.
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.
Arman Sahakyan (right) in court with his lawyer Maro Khachaturyan. (Photo: Nor Serund)
15 May 15
Current laws ban racist and similar remarks, but not verbal attacks on LGBTI people.
Public hearings on the new NGO law. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan)
15 May 15
Bill hailed as result of successful consultation process between Yerevan and civil society.
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.
11 May 15
New programme will only help a limited number of young people with autism.
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.

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