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Tbilisi to host 2015 UEFA Super Cup


July 1st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, July 1 (IANS) The Georgian capital Tbilisi will host the 2015 UEFA Super Cup, the UEFA executive committee said.The Super Cup match will be held at the Mikheil ... Read more...

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Georgia submits formal bid for 2020 Euro Championship


May 16th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), May 16 (IANS) Georgia has submitted its formal bid for the 2020 European Football Championship, the country's sports minister confirmed.Lado Vardzelashvili said Georgia submitted its bid late Monday ... Read more...

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Netanyahu wants US to threaten attack on Iran


February 29th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 29 (IANS/AKI) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an upcoming visit to Washington will ask US President Barack Obama to publicly threaten Iran with an attack over ... Read more...

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Probe intensifies but no headway in Monday bombing


February 16th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Investigators were Thursday yet to find any clue to the latest terror attack in Delhi, three days after a yet unidentified biker bombed an ... Read more...

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Bangkok bombing’s Iranian suspect held in Malaysia (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) An Iranian suspect in Tuesday's Bangkok bombings who managed to board a flight for Malaysia was Wednesday detained after his arrival in Kuala Lumpur, media reports ... Read more...

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Iranian terror suspect flees Thailand


February 15th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 15 (IANS) An Iranian who lost both his legs in a bomb blast in Thailand has been arrested along with a compatriot while a third Iranian managed to ... Read more...

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Sleep with gun under your pillow: Israeli diplomats told


February 15th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 15 (IANS) The terror attack in India, a botched attempt in Georgia and three blasts in Thailand have prompted Israeli diplomats across the world to be extra ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomats world over use taxis after attacks


February 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 14 (IANS) Israeli diplomats across the world used taxis or public transport after twin attacks in India and Georgia, a media report said here.Israeli institutions have been ... Read more...

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Blast in Israel embassy car injures four, Iran blamed (Intro Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) An Israeli embassy car was gutted after an explosion Monday in the heart of the Indian capital, leaving the wife of the defence attache ... Read more...

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Iran behind attack on Israeli missions: Netanyahu (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran was behind a car bomb attack on Israeli officials in New Delhi and a thwarted attack in Georgian capital Tbilisi, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said ... Read more...

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Iran behind attack on Israeli missions: Netanyahu


February 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran was behind a car bomb attack on Israeli officials in New Delhi as well as a thwarted attack in Georgian capital Tbilisi, Prime Minister Benjamin ... Read more...

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Freezing cold sweeps Georgia


February 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Georgian capital Saturday experienced its coldest day in almost four decades at minus nine degrees Celsius, the meteorological agency said.Temperatures in some parts of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Murder accused held after 20 years on the run


September 28th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former Russian arm wrestling world champion accused of murder has been arrested after more than 20 years on the run, police said Wednesday.Jambul Vibliani, ... Read more...

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Displaced Georgian woman wins lottery jackpot on Christmas


December 26th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Dec 26 (IANS) For this displaced woman who ekes out a humble existence in a dormitory in this Georgian capital, Christmas brought her a sweet surprise -- a $2.4 million lottery ... Read more...

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Russia upgrades marine patrols off Abkhazian coast


September 20th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (DPA) Russia intends to significantly upgrade marine patrols off the coast of Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia, the Russian news agency Interfax reported Sunday. The dispute over the status ... Read more...

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2 mln yr old skulls rewrite history of humankind


September 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): Scientists have found a handful of ancient human skulls, dating back to about 1.8 million years ago, at an archaeological site two hours from the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks Georgia


September 8th, 2009 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (Xinhua) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted Georgia early Tuesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The tremor occurred at 3.41 a.m., with its epicenter some 155 ... Read more...

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Switzerland to represent Russia in Georgia


December 8th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 8 (RIA Novosti) Switzerland has agreed to represent Russian diplomatic interests in Georgia. According to information on the foreign ministry's website, Switzerland's embassy in the Georgian capital Tbilisi will represent ... Read more...

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Sarkozy dissuaded Putin from overthrowing Georgian leader: Report


November 13th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 13 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy convinced Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin not to attack the Georgian capital Tbilisi and overthrow Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili this summer, the weekly Le ... Read more...

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Fuel train explodes after hitting mine in Georgia


August 24th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Aug 24 (Xinhua) A fuel train exploded after hitting a mine on an important railway line near the central Georgian town of Gori Sunday, news reports said.There were no immediate reports ... Read more...

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Red Cross denied access to Georgian region of South Ossetia


August 19th, 2008 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 19 (DPA) The Red Cross is being denied access to the separatist Georgian region of South Ossetia, a spokeswoman for the humanitarian organization said from its headquarters in Geneva.Despite the ... Read more...

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Russia does not agree to immediate OSCE mission to Georgia


August 19th, 2008 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 19 (DPA) The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) failed to green-light a military monitoring mission to Georgia Monday, a Finnish diplomat said, indicating that Russia does not ... Read more...

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Russian troop withdrawal from Georgia starts: Reports


August 18th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow/Tbilisi(Georgia), Aug 18 (DPA) Russian forces have begun withdrawing from Georgia, with a first convoy of vehicles moving out of the South Ossetian capital Tskhinvali, reports said Monday. There was no initial ... Read more...

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Russia set to exit Georgia, South Ossetia declares emergency (Lead)


August 18th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow/Tbilisi (Georgia), Aug 18 (DPA) Georgians Monday were awaiting a promised pullout of Russian troops as the leadership of South Ossetia sacked its local government and declared temporary authoritarian rule. Russian troops ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Merkel in Georgia for talks, demands Russian pullout


August 18th, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, Aug 17 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel landed in the Georgian capital Tbilisi Sunday as part of the European Union (EU)'s mediation efforts in the Georgia-Russia stand-off over the breakaway provinces ... Read more...

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No Russian withdrawal yet from Georgian positions


August 17th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tbilisi, Aug 17 (DPA) Russian military forces Sunday were showing few signs of falling back from positions deep in Georgia, as US President George W. Bush called on the Kremlin to honour ... Read more...

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Bush, Medvedev trade barbs over Georgia


August 16th, 2008 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 16 (DPA) The US and Russia traded barbs overs Georgia Friday as US President George W. Bush accused Russia of "bullying" its neighbour, while Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Russia ... Read more...

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Georgians divided on Saakashvili, but united against Russia


August 15th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tbilisi, Aug 15 (DPA) The residents of the Georgian capital Tbilisi - often loudly - express widely differing opinions on President Mikhail Saakashvili and his failed gambit to invade and overpower the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

German chancellor to visit Georgia Sunday


August 15th, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, Aug 15 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Georgia Sunday for talks with President Mikheil Saakashvili. Merkel's one-day visit to Georgia would follow her trip Friday to Russia, when she ... Read more...

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Russia is invading and mining Georgia: OSCE envoy


August 14th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Vienna, Aug 14 (DPA) Russia is still invading territories in western Georgia and is placing mines there, Georgia's ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) alleged Thursday. "Despite ... Read more...

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Russia challenges US to choose between it and Georgia, continues military advance


August 14th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.14 (ANI): Russia continues to challenge the United States, and especially President George W Bush to "choose" between Washington''s relationship with Georgia and its future ties with Moscow. The challenge ... Read more...

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Russia’s role in global affairs at risk: Bush


August 14th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 13 (DPA) Russia has placed its role in diplomatic and global economic affairs at "risk" with the military campaign in Georgia, US President George W. Bush said Wednesday. Bush accused ... Read more...

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Georgia crisis: Bush warns Russia that its actions will jeopardize relations


August 12th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.12 (ANI): Calling Russias actions in Georgia "unacceptable", U.S. President George Bush has warned Moscow that it is in danger of jeopardizing its relations with Washington. The warning came as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia ups pressure on Georgia, diplomats push for ceasefire


August 12th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow/Tbilisi, Aug 12 (DPA) Russia military forces turned up the pressure on their Georgian opponents Tuesday as international diplomats scrambled to bring a ceasefire to the widening war in Ossetia. The sharpest ... Read more...

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Russia continues to bomb Georgia


August 11th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow/Tblisi, Aug 11 (DPA) Fighting continued overnight to Monday in Georgian capital Tblisi, despite attempts by western mediators to end the conflict between Georgia and Russia and calling for an immediate ... Read more...

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