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27/04/2018

Pashinyan vows Armenian protest to continue as Karapetyan cancels meeting again

Armenia’s parliament is set elect a new prime minister on 1 May.

Pashinyan vows Armenian protest to continue as Karapetyan cancels meeting again

Armenia’s parliament is set elect a new prime minister on 1 May.

26/04/2018

Pashinyan demands ‘unconditional capitulation’ of Armenia’s ruling party as protests continue

Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has demanded a ‘people’s prime minister’ be appointed, widely interpreted as referencing himself.

Pashinyan demands ‘unconditional capitulation’ of Armenia’s ruling party as protests continue

Opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has demanded a ‘people’s prime minister’ be appointed, widely interpreted as referencing himself.

Ivanishvili returns to frontline Georgian politics

The billionaire former prime minister is to head the ruling Georgian Dream party, according to Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili.

Ivanishvili returns to frontline Georgian politics

The billionaire former prime minister is to head the ruling Georgian Dream party, according to Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili.

Chechen rights group head Oyub Titiyev’s pre-trial custody extended

Titiyev, the head of Memorial in Chechnya, was arrested in January over drug charges the group says are trumped-up.

Chechen rights group head Oyub Titiyev’s pre-trial custody extended

Titiyev, the head of Memorial in Chechnya, was arrested in January over drug charges the group says are trumped-up.

Video — Dozens protest in Svaneti village against hydropower plant

Protesters say the 130-metre high dam is a threat to the people, culture, and environment of Svaneti, and vowed to prevent construction going ahead.

Video — Dozens protest in Svaneti village against hydropower plant

Protesters say the 130-metre high dam is a threat to the people, culture, and environment of Svaneti, and vowed to prevent construction going ahead.

25/04/2018

Georgia’s Rights Committee supports bill against ‘insulting religious feelings’

The bill before the human rights committee was authored by conservative groups.

Georgia’s Rights Committee supports bill against ‘insulting religious feelings’

The bill before the human rights committee was authored by conservative groups.

Azerbaijani court rejects appeal by abducted journalist Afgan Mukhtarli

The day before the hearing, one of his lawyer's had his license suspended for ‘politicising the case’.

Azerbaijani court rejects appeal by abducted journalist Afgan Mukhtarli

The day before the hearing, one of his lawyer's had his license suspended for ‘politicising the case’.

Georgia’s Agara sugar factory to be reopened after workers march

Workers had marched 110 kilometres from Agara to Tbilisi, in protest at the factory’s closure.

Georgia’s Agara sugar factory to be reopened after workers march

Workers had marched 110 kilometres from Agara to Tbilisi, in protest at the factory’s closure.

Azerbaijani ruling elite linked to secret Malta investments

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s children reportedly used a network of offshore companies as cover for multimillion-dollar investments.

Azerbaijani ruling elite linked to secret Malta investments

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s children reportedly used a network of offshore companies as cover for multimillion-dollar investments.

24/04/2018

Protest leader demands new elections in Armenia

Nikol Pashinyan called for a transitional ‘people’s prime minister’ following PM Serzh Sargsyan’s resignation until new elections can be held.

Protest leader demands new elections in Armenia

Nikol Pashinyan called for a transitional ‘people’s prime minister’ following PM Serzh Sargsyan’s resignation until new elections can be held.