Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus

Exploring a Kurdish quarter in Azerbaijan

  4 days ago

The residents of the “gypsy quarter” in Yevlakh consider themselves part of Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijani people. Despite this, they face a lack of resources, state support, and widespread discrimination.

Azerbaijan's forgotten schools

  20 January 2023

According to available statistics, there are 4,427 primary and secondary schools in Azerbaijan. 900 of them are in the state of emergency, either requiring renovation or full reconstruction.

The Southern Caucasus has a brain drain problem

  19 January 2023

Young people and professionals from Southern Caucasus are increasingly turning towards opportunities abroad citing local unemployment, lack of feasible opportunities and prospects for future in their home countries.

About our Central Asia & Caucasus coverage

Zhar Zardykhan is the Central Asia editor. Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.

Arzu Geybullayeva is the South Caucasus editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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