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US supports Georgia in many ways, says Biden


July 24th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), July 24 (Xinhua) Washington regards Georgia as an important strategic partner and will continue to safeguard its security, US Vice President Joe Biden said here Thursday. He added that the ... Read more...

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Bush bids farewell to world leaders (Lead, Correcting name in para 2)


January 20th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) With just one full day left in office, US President George W. Bush spent Monday making farewell telephone calls to more than a dozen world leaders, the White ... Read more...

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Bush bids farewell to world leaders


January 20th, 2009 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (DPA) With just one full day left in office, US President George W. Bush spent Monday holding farewell telephone calls with more than a dozen world leaders, the White ... Read more...

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Russia informs UN chief of decision to recognise Georgian regions


August 27th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 27 (Xinhua) Russia has informed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of its decision to recognise the independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, two breakaway regions of Georgia.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Bush under pressure to be tough with Russia


August 17th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Hardliners in the American Government are pushing President George W. Bush to take a much tougher line towards Russia, putting the US and Russia on a collision ... Read more...

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Rice to visit Georgia, Russians not moving out(Lead)


August 15th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tbilisi, Aug 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice was en route to Tbilisi Friday, as Russia's military continued to occupy two Georgian provinces despite a ceasefire agreement obliging them to ... Read more...

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Dutch cameraman killed by Russian cluster bomb: Report


August 15th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Amsterdam, Aug 15 (DPA) International rights organisation Human Rights Watch (HRW) told media Friday it has evidence RTL television cameraman Stan Storimans was killed by Russian cluster bombs, despite an international ban ... 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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Sarkozy to arrive in Moscow as Russian Army advances in Georgia


August 12th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by ANI
Moscow, Aug 12 (ANI): With Russian Army moving into Abkhazia, another breakaway region of Georgia, in an apparent attempt to broaden the conflict over South Ossetia, French President Nicolas Sarkozy will ... Read more...

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Georgia, Russia to stay at Olympics despite war: IOC


August 10th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 10 (DPA) Georgia and Russia will keep their teams at the Beijing Olympics and also compete against each other despite the hostilities over South Ossetia, the International Olympic Committee said ... Read more...

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Russian troops take control of South Ossetian capital (Second Lead)


August 9th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Moscow, Aug 9 (Xinhua) The Russian army Saturday took control of the capital of Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia from Georgian forces, media reports said quoting the commander of the ground ... Read more...

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UN Security Council fails to agree on South Ossetia (Third lead, changing dateline)


August 8th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
DPA New York, Aug 8 (DPA) The UN Security Council failed to agree on a response to the escalation of violence in Georgia's separatist region of South Ossetia after meeting in a ... Read more...

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Georgia attacks breakaway South Ossetia, 15 killed (Second lead)


August 8th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, Aug 8 (RIA Novosti) Georgian military invaded the capital of breakaway South Ossetia Friday with tanks and infantry and bombed a village, killing at least 15 civilians, the government of ... Read more...

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Georgia, South Ossetia clashes kill 15 (Lead)


August 8th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Moscow, Aug 8 (Xinhua) Georgian armed forces traded gunfire with militants of the breakaway region of South Ossetia near the regional capital Tskhinvali Friday, killing at least 15 people, news reports said. ... Read more...

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Bush discusses Georgia with new Russian president


May 13th, 2008 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 13 (DPA) US President George W. Bush spoke with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Monday about Moscow's role in the tension over Georgia's separatist regions, the White House said. "President Bush ... Read more...

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Enlargement row overshadows NATO’s Afghan plan


April 4th, 2008 - 3:11 am ICT by admin
DPA Bucharest, April 4 (DPA) A row over the organisation's enlargement dominated the second day of NATO's summit in Bucharest Thursday, delaying and overshadowing crucial talks on international efforts to stabilize Afghanistan. NATO ... Read more...

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Bush backs Georgia’s effort to join NATO


March 20th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 20 (DPA) US President George W. Bush said Wednesday he will urge NATO leaders at a summit in Bucharest next month to begin the process of admitting Georgia to the ... Read more...

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War-torn Georgia ropes in Boney M member to spread message of peace


November 14th, 2007 - 2:17 am ICT by admin
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