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18 Mar 14
Government insists new compulsory contributions will stay in force despite public anger.
Protests over a housing redevelopment scheme in Baku. (Photo:
14 Mar 14
They say the compensation on offer would not buy a replacement home anywhere in the capital.
Banja Luka city centre. (Photo: Maja Bjelajac)
2 Mar 14
Both of Bosnia’s administrative territories face the same problems of unemployment and corruption, but only the Federation has seen protests so far.
Areg Gevorgyan, head of public affairs for the opposition Armenian National Congress. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan)
21 Feb 14
March 1 demonstration will commemorate post-election violence of 2008.
Protest outside Bosnian state presidency, Sarajevo, February 17. The banner reads "Revolution is the only solution". (Photo: Midhat Poturovic)
18 Feb 14
Calls for an end to poor government, corruption and illegal privatisation as popular unrest continues.
A security guard's kiosk burns next to the building of the Sarajevo Canton government. February 7, 2014. (Photo: Jim Marshall)
11 Feb 14
Protests escalated into clashes with police and attacks on government offices.
Fire takes hold in the building of the Centar Municipality in Sarajevo, February 7, 2014. (Photo: Jim Marshall)
Editorial Comment
11 Feb 14
Amid the worst violence to hit country since the end of the war, some are hoping the unrest will prompt real political change.
Artak Ghazaryan, the head of the pension reform programme. (Photo: Photolure agency)
14 Nov 13
Parliament to hold emergency debate on a law that will require under-40s to pay hefty contributions.
1 Nov 13
Security services disrupt processions in Matanzas province for more than three months.
20 Sep 13
International outcry at assaults on demonstrators in the capital.