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Global Voices

1 Nov 13
Experts believe that if Tehran begins building a better relationship with the West, it could ease Afghan-Iranian tensions.
Georgian foreign minister Maia Panjikidze. (Photo: Georgian foreign ministry)
10 Jul 13
Minister insists decision made internally, not connected with American concerns about Tbilisi as haven for Iranian sanctions-busters.
Iranian plans to rent farmland have upset some Armenians. (Photo: Photolure agency)
23 Jun 13
Justice minister says local authorities don’t have right to lease farmland to neighbouring state.
Armenia's rail network provides passenger and freight services as far as Georgia's Black Sea ports. (Photo: Nazik Armenakian)
Special Report
17 Jun 13
Despite clear benefits, reopening the route would be fraught with problems.
11 Jun 13
Despite past enmity, invitation suggests Tehran now sees insurgent group as possible partner.
5 Feb 13
Local experts say unchecked pressure from neighbours could fracture the state.
8 Oct 12
Back in August Armenian president Robert Kocharian and his Azerbaijani counterpart Heydar Aliev met in Geneva to sort out Karabakh "man to man" behind closed doors.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei addressing the Intifada conference in Tehran. October 2, 2011. (Photo: Hamed Malekpour/Fars News Agency)
7 Oct 11
Even as they stage pro-Palestinian event, Iranian leaders seem to have lost sense of direction on what to do next.
Sabir Rustamkhanli (centre), head of the World Congress of Azerbaijanis, during the protests outside the Iranian embassy. (Photo: Sabuhi Mammadli)
9 Sep 11
Environmental protests in Iran spark concerns about ethnic Azerbaijanis living around shrinking lake.
17 Aug 11
With no space for political protest, young people challenge theocratic regime with playful “happenings”.