Trend towards bigger deals and more fund investment continues, as deal value rises by half to give best Q1 since 2013.
Yerevan, meanwhile, moves towards putting on trial two men from Syria it claims served as mercenaries in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after being recruited by Turkey to fight for Baku.
Iran stands to be one of the winners of the new regional transportation map.
A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through Emerging Europe. While Russia is expecting to reach herd immunity in the next two months, most other countries of the region have only just started their mass immunisation programmes.
Capital markets take war, the pandemic and political unrest in stride. The second in a two-part series.
After weeks of street protests and counter-protests, a deal is struck for an early poll.
With economies primed to rebound as pandemic restrictions are loosened, consumer prices could rise even further, reawakening an issue that has long been ignored.
Amid continuing calls for snap election in wake of war defeat, governing parties attract 33% backing. Second is oligarch Gagik Tsarukyan's Prosperous Armenia with 3%.
Urges EU to step up efforts to persuade Yerevan time is up for Soviet facility located in earthquake zone.
Islamic Republic’s Caspian Airlines purchases Boeing 737 said to have arrived in Tehran in an emergency landing. Observers smell a rat.
Rally of PM Pashinian, who took to the streets warning a military coup was under way, fails to reach critical mass. Opposition’s rival effort, meanwhile, was a flop.
Move comes after open letter demanding he quit was published by head of general staff of the armed forces.
The losses to tax revenues will hit the de facto Nagorno-Karabakh government even harder than Yerevan.
Unlike his predecessor, the new US president will at least take an interest in issues such as Georgia's deep divisions, organised crime in the Kyrgyz government and Nagorno-Karabakh. But his in-tray is rather full with other pressing matters.
Government has reportedly also not abandoned plans to build a new plant. Facility was hit by devastating earthquake in 1988.