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The road to Brazil begins in Georgia: Del Bosque


September 10th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 10 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has warned his players that the defence of the World Cup that they won in South Africa in 2010 begins ... Read more...

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11 militants killed on Georgia-Russia border


August 30th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 11 militants and three special forces personnel have been killed near the Georgia-Russia border, the Georgian interior ministry said.Interior Ministry units Wednesday sealed ... Read more...

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Police get more time to probe Israeli embassy car blast


July 20th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted police additional time for the probe in the Feb 13 Israeli embassy car bombing case and dismissed the bail plea ... Read more...

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Israeli embassy car bombing has foreign links: Police


July 19th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The conspiracy behind the Feb 13 Israeli embassy car bombing here has an international link, Delhi Police told a city court Thursday while seeking additional ... Read more...

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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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Russia warns US on Georgia support


June 7th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has warned the US over the latter's support to Georgia in its efforts to spread propaganda.The US administration does not fully appreciate the ... Read more...

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Georgia reluctant to restore relations with Russia (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia will not restore diplomatic relations with Russia as long as Moscow recognises the independence of disputed regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia, deputy Georgian ... Read more...

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Russia ready to restore diplomatic ties with Georgia


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to scrap visa requirements with Georgia and it is also ready to restore diplomatic relations with Tbilisi, said Russian foreign ministry spokesman ... 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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Two Iranian suspects in Bangkok blast released


February 28th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Thailand have released a married Iranian couple detained for suspected involvement in bombings in Bangkok earlier this month.A blast occurred Feb 14 in ... Read more...

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Georgia unveils infantry combat vehicle


February 26th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Feb 26 (IANS) Georgia has unveiled a 14-tonne armoured infantry combat vehicle that is equipped with cannons and machine guns.Lazika, with an armour that could protect against 14.5-mm caliber ... Read more...

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UN condemns attack on Israeli embassy staffer


February 24th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned the recent terrorist attack on an Israeli embassy staffer in New Delhi.The members of the council condemned the recurring ... 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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Iran condemns Bangkok blasts


February 15th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iran Wednesday condemned the three blasts in Bangkok in which five people were injured, including an Iranian who lost both his legs after a bomb he ... Read more...

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Attack not a failure for India: Krishna


February 14th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The blast in an Israeli embassy car was not a failure on India's part but a reminder that people would have to be vigilant at ... 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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Iran denies role in Israel embassy car explosion


February 14th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran Monday rubbished Israeli accusations about its alleged involvement in attacks on Israeli personnel in India and Georgia, saying they are "untrue and sheer lies.""Any ... 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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Hezbollah link to Israeli car blast?


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Tel Aviv, Feb 13 (IANS) Even as India launched a probe into a blast in a car belonging to the Israeli embassy here, media reports in Israel speculated that ... Read more...

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Attack foiled at Israeli embassy in Georgia


February 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) An attempted attack on the Israeli embassy in Georgia capital Tbilisi was foiled Monday when an employee discovered a car fitted with an explosive device near ... Read more...

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Georgia to send more troops to Afghanistan


December 21st, 2011 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia's parliament has voted in favour of a plan to send more troops to Afghanistan as part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).The initiative ... Read more...

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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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Georgian president’s son sets world iPad typing record


July 6th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The teenage son of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has broken the world record for the fastest typing on an iPad, local TV company Imedi said ... Read more...

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Georgia tells citizens travelling to Russia ‘unsafe’


June 11th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, June 11 (IANS) Georgia has asked its citizens to avoid travelling to Russia following the recent murder of a Georgian guest worker in Moscow, RIA Novosti reported.The murder prompted ... Read more...

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Armenia offers visa upon arrival for Indians


February 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Indian and Chinese nationals will now be able to get their visas upon arrival in Tbilisi, after the Armenian Government decided to relax visa norms for these ... 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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Ten killed in South Ossetia as bus plunges into ravine


July 18th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (DPA) Ten people were killed Sunday after the bus in which they were travelling crashed into a ravine near the border between Georgia and Russia, the Interfax news agency ... Read more...

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Georgian opposition to sue TV channel over fake invasion report


March 14th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Georgian opposition party Sunday said it was preparing a lawsuit against a television channel over a fake news report about a supposed Russian invasion and ... Read more...

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Georgian leader for probing US role in ‘rose revolution’


October 14th, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Oct 14 (RIA Novosti) The head of Georgia's Labour party Tuesday urged Washington to investigate the involvement of some US officials in "bankrolling" Georgia's "rose revolution" in 2003. Labour Party leader Shalva ... 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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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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Georgia still bears scars a year after war with Russia


July 30th, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Helen Maguire Tbilisi, July 30 (DPA) Since last summer's war with Russia over the country's breakaway provinces, Georgia's President Mikheil Saakashvili may have felt at times like a man under siege. The ... Read more...

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Coup attempt in Georgia


May 5th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (Xinhua) Several senior Georgian defence ministry officials have been arrested for an attempted coup, reports reaching here from Tbilisi said. "A coup plot has been exposed," Georgia's interior ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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NATO exercises in Georgia open provocation: Russia


April 30th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 30 (RIA Novosti) Russia Thursday said NATO's planned military exercises in Georgia next month are an "open provocation" and warned of negative consequences. "NATO's plans to hold exercises in Georgia... are ... Read more...

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