Iranian president warns that if Tehran walks out on agreement it would be returning to a more advanced nuclear programme than the one it suspended
Prohibition on NGO funding sourced from abroad leaves corruption watchdog with only scaled-back Baku centre in the country.
Russian president vows continued Kremlin military and economic support for breakaway region prompting strong statements from Tbilisi and Nato.
Hit-and-run accident said to involve deputy PM's grandson leaves two dead, move made for a trial after social media protests.
Hub a vital component of India's sea-land trade plan to compete with China in sending exports to Central Asian, South Caucasian and other markets.
Deal struck despite differences over contractual requirements for local component supplies, investment another French shot in the arm for post-nuclear sanctions Tehran policymakers.
Although government support for Azerbaijan's largest bank is equivalent to 27% of 2016 national GDP, the lender may not overcome the depressed operating environment, rating agency warns.
Georgia's stateless former president Mikheil Saakashvili turns up in Poland to attend Warsaw Uprising commemoration, insists he will journey back to Ukraine to fight withdrawal of citizenship.
Iranian president welcomes nuclear-deal supporting EU foreign ministers as he embarks on second term, takes swipe at US president while committing Iran to path of international peace and prosperity.
US secretary of state tells briefing he is fighting to persuade president to stay in agreement signed by six major powers.
“America has no small allies, only strong allies,” says Mike Pence as he visits Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro days after US Congress votes for tough new sanctions on Russia.
The region's steepest gap - of $727bn - is in Russia where inadequate infrastructure spending in recent decades has hindered economic growth.
Halted consignments a blow to plans for diversification of volatile economy away from over-reliance on commodity exports.
Competitors preparing for Paris world championship refuse to take part in training, threaten to withdraw from event in row over unpaid wages.
Uzbek Prosecutor General's Office says Gulnara Karimova is in custody after being sentenced to five years of “restricted freedom” for embezzlement, extortion and tax evasion.
“Provocative action” breaches a UN ballistic missile resolution, Americans protest, but Tehran insists the Simorgh rocket is entirely scientific.
Move appears linked to new closeness between Kyiv and Tbilisi, leader of 2003's Rose Revolution likely to seek asylum in US.
Baku sends forces to participate in armed forces challenges in Russia, Kazakhstan and China against a backdrop of renewed clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh.
President Emomali Rahmon has actively been shuffling his children among positions of power over the past few years.
Renewed violence on the breakaway region's border is likely to benefit incumbent President Bako Sahakyan.