Robin Forestier-Walker

Robin Forestier-Walker

Robin has been reporting for Al Jazeera English from Europe and Central Asia since 2008. He was a Rory Peck Award News finalist for his coverage of the inter-ethnic riots in Kyrgyzstan and has covered the country's political upheaval since the ousting of President Kurmanbek Bakiyev in April 2010. Robin worked for BBC News for six years before going freelance in late 2006. Twitter Robin

Europe

Georgia: Thousands protest nightclub raids in Tbilisi

Last weekend riot police raided two top nightclubs in what they said was an anti-drugs operation but club-goers were angered by the heavy-handed tactics used, prompting them to stage protests.

Georgia: Thousands protest nightclub raids in Tbilisi

Middle East

How Armenia's revolution became a brand

A new culture of resistance is emerging in Armenia as artists express the feelings of the people on the streets.

How Armenia's revolution became a brand

Armenia

Pashinyan supporters optimistic ahead of Armenia parliament vote

Nikol Pashinyan's meteoric rise in popularity may see him elected Armenia's new prime minister on Tuesday.

Pashinyan supporters optimistic ahead of Armenia parliament vote

Middle East

Armenia: Gyumri's forgotten quake survivors share election hopes

Armenian families still living in squalid conditions ever since a devastating earthquake struck Gyumri 30 years ago, are hoping their plight is about to end with the election of a new prime minister.

Armenia: Gyumri's forgotten quake survivors share election hopes

Middle East

Armenia's ruling party will not nominate candidate for PM

In an effort to avoid stoking more tension in the region, ruling party will not nominate a candidate for prime minister, spokesperson says.

Armenia's ruling party will not nominate candidate for PM

Armenia

Why Armenians have been protesting against the Republican Party

Nikol Pashinyan and his movement are driven to end the Republican Party's grip on Armenia.

Why Armenians have been protesting against the Republican Party

Europe

Protesters return to Armenia's streets after talks cancelled

Thousands of protesters again converged in the capital Yerevan, after acting prime minister called off crisis talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan aimed at defusing a two-week standoff.

Protesters return to Armenia's streets after talks cancelled

Middle East

Armenian opposition leader calls for renewed protests

Nikol Pashinyan called on supporters to rally in the streets again on April 25 after planned talks he was scheduled to begin with the ruling Republican Party (HHK) were cancelled.

Armenian opposition leader calls for renewed protests

Georgia

Soldier, three gunmen killed in Tbilisi 'anti-terrorism' raid

The government says that the three fighters killed in a nearly 20-hour 'anti-terrorism' operation in the Georgian capital were not citizens of Georgia.

Soldier, three gunmen killed in Tbilisi 'anti-terrorism' raid

Asia

Snow leopards 'no longer endangered, but still threatened'

One of the world's rarest big cats has been downgraded on the international list of threatened species.

Snow leopards 'no longer endangered, but still threatened'

Asia

Kyrgyz-Uzbek citizens welcome reopening of borders

Families separated by political tension between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan are finally able to reunite after a recent thaw in relations.

Kyrgyz-Uzbek citizens welcome reopening of borders

Europe

US vice president condemns Russia’s occupation of Georgian land

US Vice President Mike Pence has been in Georgia where he has condemned Russian occupation of one-fifth of the country and promised new sanctions against the Kremlin.

US vice president condemns Russia’s occupation of Georgian land