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A powerful flood in April 2010 left several families in village of Mleta (Dusheti district) without a home. Officials say they can’t provide new houses for flood victims at the moment and suggest that they stay in a school building in a neighbouring village. (Photo: Giorgi Kupatadze)
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13 May 11
Thousands of people have lost homes in landslides and floods but few have been resettled.
As part of national commemorations of the 2010 revolution and the violence that accompanied it, mourners visited the graves of relatives killed during the protests. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko)
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3 May 11
Images of commemorations for those killed in April 2010 violence.
Screening of IWPR video on domestic violence. (Photo: IWPR)
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27 Apr 11
Domestic violence is all too often seen as a private matter in which the state should not intervene.
With the male population of working age abroad, women have replaced men in places like this brick-making factory in southern Tajikistan. (Photo: David Trilling)
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27 Apr 11
Millions of Central Asian men desperate for work find illegal jobs in Kazakstan and Russia where they have few rights and are vulnerable to exploitation.
Demonstrators mount platforms to shout political slogans. (Photo: Ammar Al Shahbander/IWPR)
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15 Apr 11
Mubarak may be gone, but Egyptians continue to flock to Cairo’s main square to urge reforms.
The remnants of a statue of Saddam Hussein, famously pulled down on April 9, 2003, have become one of Baghdad’s landmarks. The statue stood in Firdos square in front of the14 July mosque. Firdos square has served as one of the primary locations for protests over a plethora of issues in recent years. (Photo: Hazim al-Sharaa/IWPR)
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15 Apr 11
Progress has been slow, with the country strill riven by social, economic and security problems.
Like many radio stations in eastern DRC, RTNC is seriously under-resourced, with limited means to produce and broadcast programmes. Equipment and working conditions are rudimentary. (Photo: Mélanie Gouby)
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6 Apr 11
Radio stations in DRC, short of funds and equiipment, are determined to stay on air.
In a carefree moment, an Uzbek girl plays with a ball on the streets of Osh, February 2011. (Photo: Igor Kovalenko)
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22 Mar 11
Images reflect slow pace of recovery in Osh.
(Photo: ISAF Media)
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9 Feb 11
Top female players take on ISAF team, winning 1-0.
This billboard over Tehran’s major highway has stood unused for months. (Photo: Farshid Alyan)
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22 Jan 11
Blank billboards betray lack of investor confidence.

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