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The new directive allows the Hong Kong government to unseat elected lawmakers deemed unpatriotic.
Facing a military catastrophe in Nagorno-Karabakh, the Armenian government has signed a peace deal with Azerbaijan. Protesters in Yerevan stormed government buildings, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
COVID-19 looms on an unrecognised state at war, nearly severed from its only ally, as winter approaches.
"We sing without fear, we ask for justice; we shout for every disappeared woman"
On August 23, the activists fled Hong Kong by speedboat for Taiwan, where would seek asylum, but were intercepted by the Chinese coast guard and are now detained in Shenzen.
‘The war in Karabakh has made the possibility of conflict resolution even more distant’, fears Armenian politician Mikayel Zolyan
Negotiations can start only once aggression against civilians stops. However, war has widened the gap between Armenians and Azerbaijanis, and therefore for dialogue, says Armenian MP and analyst Mikayel Zolyan
On October 2, Russian journalist Irina Slavina died in Nizhny Novgorod, the city to which she dedicated her life. Here, Slavina’s colleagues pay homage to a courageous journalist.
Opposition protesters enraged at electoral fraud have seized government buildings. The Prime Minister and other key figures have resigned. The electoral commission has annulled official results "to prevent tension".
Iconic comic strip character Mafalda became "a universal symbol of rebellion and faith in a better world."
Nagorno-Karabakh: An old conflict in a new geopolitical context, says South Caucasus expert Tom de Waal
The most recent of outbreak of violence began on September 27. This time, both combatants and analysts are predicting that the conflict will escalate, with unknown and potentially dangerous consequences.
After documenting land grabs in their reserve, 18 indigenous and black leaders detained in Nicaragua
Since 2015, self-trained Kriol and Rama forest rangers monitor deforestation and land grabs in the biological reserve.
Our survey reveals societal divisions behind protests against the Lukashenka presidency. Foremost is a generational rift between those who became adults during the Soviet period and those born after 1990.
Moscow has wearied of embattled President Alexander Lukashenka and is now concerned with protecting its interests in an eventual (and inevitable) transition of power, says Belarusian political scientist Yuri Tsarik.
Growing labour unrest and strikes at key state-owned businesses have become a major challenge to embattled president Alyaksandr Lukashenka. The authorities have struck back with a pressure campaign against the...
Spaniards reacted on Twitter with the hashtag #RepúblicaYa or #GraciasMajestad
Since August 9, over 7,000 people have been detained in mass protests against the Belarusian government. A new database provides their names and locations — in a bid to get...
Lithuania has long played an outsized role in European engagement with Belarus. Its capital Vilnius teems with political exiles from Minsk — are today's protesters fated to join them?
A channel on the Telegram messeng er service run by four Belarusian journalists in Poland has become a crucial source of information on the political upheavals in their homeland
‘This is a partisan movement of a partisan nation': a Belarusian poet reflects on her homeland's turmoil
"The greatest weakness made visible in these past months has been how little the state knows its own people," says poet Valzhyna Mort