Ancient temples and gardens in mountainous eastern province risk being lost forever.
A lack of representation has led to a vicious circle of marginalisation.
Calls for substantive economic and social support for those setting up their own enterprises.
A combination of ignorance and willful neglect means female relatives are often excluded.
Initiative aims to improve chaotic conditions on often perilous routes.
Casualty rate along major artery alarms leading bus corporation.
Mountain ranges now a safe haven for militant groups.
Residents of southeastern border region appeal for government action.
Industrialists say that ongoing losses will prove hard to reverse.
Global Voices: Asia
New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Independent, dissenting Azerbaijani voices have never been so ostracised.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.