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Protest outside the Russian embassy in Yerevan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
26 Jan 15
Mass protests held over Yerevan’s failure to try Russian suspect in an Armenian court.
8 Jan 15
Authorities in Laghman and Paktika provinces urged to do more to ensure basic standards are met in prison system.
Armenia's opposition has found a new confidence, as shown by this November 2014 demonstration. (Photo: Photolur agency)
24 Dec 14
Assaults on opposition may reflect fears that its strength is growing.
Nubarashen prison in Yerevan, December 2012. (Photo: Karine Ionesyan)
16 Dec 14
New agency will focus on rehabilitating offenders rather than simply locking them away in overcrowded jails.
9 Dec 14
Local experts say social injustice has spurred young people to join the Taleban.
Members of one of 40 militias operating in Afghanistan's Ghor province. (Photo: IWPR)
Special Investigation
8 Dec 14
Government forces outnumbered four-to-one by dozens of unaccountable militias.
20 Nov 14
Two Azerbaijanis face murder, espionage charges in court in Karabakh.
17 Nov 14
After six hangings, public opinion appears solidly behind capital punishment.
Turkmen president Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov (left) next to Chinese leader Xi Jinping on a May 2014 visit to Beijing. (Photo: Jason Lee-Pool/copyright Getty Images)
14 Nov 14
Constitutional amendments unlikely to translate into real change.
5 Nov 14
Police tight-lipped on cases, allowing panic to spread.