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Rustam Ibrahimbeyov. (Photo: Vahid Gazi)
1 Feb 13
Campaign appears designed to discredit major figure who has emerged as regime critic, but could backfire given his international stature.
Opposition rally on the outskirts of Baku, April 8. (Photo: Seymur Kazimov)
16 Apr 12
Suspicions that authorities kept protestor numbers down by insisting they gathered in remote location, then cutting bus services.
4 Nov 11
Billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili says he will carry on building political support regardless.
24 Oct 11
Leaders allege Moscow behind Bidzina Ivanishvili’s political aspirations.
Demonstrators hold up flowers at a protest in the Syrian town of Banias earlier this year. (Photo: Syria-Frames-Of-Freedom/Flickr)
3 Oct 11
Questions raised about landmark council’s ability to bring together activists inside and outside the country.
16 Sep 10
Escaped prisoners were convicted Islamic radicals, so question now is whether they regroup or simply melt away.
Isa Gambar has offered to step down as leader of Azerbaijan’s Musavat party to let a merger with the Popular Front go through. (Photo: www.isagambar.az)
23 Jul 10
Leaders hope that together they stand a better chance of competing against dominant Yeni Azerbaijan.
22 Jul 10
After poor showing in elections last year, it seeks to present a united front.
23 Dec 05
The recent spate of suicide bombings has put much of Afghanistan on edge.