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4/05/2018

3/05/2018

Pashinyan pauses protests in Armenia after ruling party suggest they will support him

The leader of Armenian protests Nikol Pashinyan has called on people to pause demonstrations, after the ruling Republican Party suggested they might support his appointment as prime minister in a vote on 8 May.

Pashinyan pauses protests in Armenia after ruling party suggest they will support him

The leader of Armenian protests Nikol Pashinyan has called on people to pause demonstrations, after the ruling Republican Party suggested they might support his appointment as prime minister in a vote on 8 May.

2/05/2018

Mass civil disobedience in Armenia following Pashinyan’s failed PM bid

Protests gained a second wind after parliament failed to appoint protest leader Nikol Pashinyan as prime minister yesterday.

Mass civil disobedience in Armenia following Pashinyan’s failed PM bid

Protests gained a second wind after parliament failed to appoint protest leader Nikol Pashinyan as prime minister yesterday.

Workers on Georgia’s east-west motorway go on strike

Around 80 labourers are awaiting a response to their demands from construction company SinoHydro.

Workers on Georgia’s east-west motorway go on strike

Around 80 labourers are awaiting a response to their demands from construction company SinoHydro.

1/05/2018

Human rights committee under fire in Georgia over U-turn on queer rights

Chairperson Sopo Kiladze told Liberali on Sunday the committee would no longer be marking International Day against Homophobia.

Human rights committee under fire in Georgia over U-turn on queer rights

Chairperson Sopo Kiladze told Liberali on Sunday the committee would no longer be marking International Day against Homophobia.

Republican Party blocks appointment of new Armenian prime minister

MPs from the ruling Republican Party voted against, Nikol Pashinyan, despite earlier vowing not to block his appointment.

Republican Party blocks appointment of new Armenian prime minister

MPs from the ruling Republican Party voted against, Nikol Pashinyan, despite earlier vowing not to block his appointment.

30/04/2018

Ruling party ‘will not block’ protest leader as Armenian PM

The ruling Republican Party said they will not put forward their own candidate and would not attempt to prevent Nikol Pashinyan from being appointed.

Ruling party ‘will not block’ protest leader as Armenian PM

The ruling Republican Party said they will not put forward their own candidate and would not attempt to prevent Nikol Pashinyan from being appointed.

27/04/2018

Azerbaijan Council of Europe corruption allegations ‘indisputable’

The Council of Europe’s parliament concluded that corruption involving Azerbaijan and a number of MPs from several European countries are true.

Azerbaijan Council of Europe corruption allegations ‘indisputable’

The Council of Europe’s parliament concluded that corruption involving Azerbaijan and a number of MPs from several European countries are true.

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

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.