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The month saw fighting escalate again in Syria and Afghanistan, and erupt in Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenian-backed separatists and Azerbaijani forces. In Bangladesh, election violence and killings by extremist groups showed how new heights of government-opposition rivalry and state repression have benefitted violent political party wings and extremist groups alike. Political tensions intensified in Iraq and Macedonia, and security forces severely supressed opposition protests in the Republic of Congo and Gambia.
By April Longley Alley
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Crisis Group's Europe and Central Asia program is seeking an intern to work for three months starting in May/June 2016. The internship would suit a candidate with a recent postgraduate degree in journalism, political science, conflict studies or public administration with a focus on the EU's Eastern Neighbourhood, Russia, Central Asia and Turkey.
The intern will be based in Brussels and work closely with the Project Director, and also with project staff based in Istanbul.