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Karasin: Georgia wants to return Abkhazia and South Ossetia by force 2009-11-09 18:39 The diplomat added the issue will be touched upon at the Geneva Talks, and the Russian side will strive for adoption of the legally binding non-use of force document. “It’s all hampered by the unwillingness of a number of participants, and in the first line, Georgians, to recognize Abkhazia and South Ossetia as possible parties for this agreement”, he mentioned.
Parliament of Georgia to cooperate with Westminster Foundation for Democracy 2009-11-09 18:06 David Bakradze explained the Foundation program will be directed at the support of MPs’ performing their legislative, supervisory and representative functions.
Chochiyev: the West is preparing Georgia for a new war 2009-11-09 17:34 “Today we have irrefutable proof that Georgia is being prepared to another aggression against South Ossetia. We have facts, confirming new preparations of Georgia and the allies to the new aggression,” he said.
Teenagers arrested in South Ossetia visited by ICRC representatives 2009-11-09 16:55 Young Georgians said they felt good and felt no pressure from the side. They disclaimed they had had any grenades of explosive devices, and only food was in the confiscated bag.
Defense: Gamsakhurdia is innocent 2009-11-09 16:14 Bekauri presented Tsotne’s version of events: on October 26th he was going home, when unknown people attacked him and hit against the head. He lost consciousness and regained it only at home. He was taken to the republican hospital, the doctors registered the injury.
Akhalaia: operation in Afghanistan is the most difficult in the history of NATO 2009-11-09 15:30 “Our common task is establishing peace and stability in Afghanistan, and therefore we must unite our efforts for successful accomplishment of the operation”, he said.
EU ambassadors to meet with Georgian opposition 2009-11-09 14:47 In the course of their visit the ambassadors of 27 EU countries will meet both representatives of the authorities and opposition, said deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia Nino Kalanadze.
Mass media: Washington to supply Georgia with armaments 2009-11-09 13:53 In reply to the request of the official Tbilisi for military aid Barrington Alliance Inc sent an offer on supplement of missile defense complexes, antitank rocket complexes, submachine guns and ammunition for them, the source shared.
A Georgian school closed because of the swine flu 2009-11-09 12:26 At the same time, Paata Imnadze, the head of the Center for Disease Control, didn’t support the decision to stop classes.
South Ossetian delegation departed for Geneva 2009-11-09 11:59 The eighth round of the Geneva Talks will be held in November 11th in Geneva. It will be devoted to working out the agreements on non-use of force and work on basic elements on frame agreements on non-use of force and accords in the sphere of international security.
One more student in Georgia infected with meningitis 2009-11-09 11:14 Meanwhile, unofficial medicine representatives, including Tina Topuria, the homeopathy center head, expressed anxiety. In one of the newspapers she published the article stating the authorities are concealing the truth. In her opinion, these 20 children who had already died of so-called viral or bacterial meningitis, in fact fell victims to the swine flu.
Talking about the sacred
Patriarchs of the Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches have met in Baku, where they had been invited on occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Head of Islamic Administration of the Caucasus Allakhshukur Pasha-zade and his 30 years of occupying the post. However, it is not only the religious who are interested in the dialogue of Cyrill and Ilia the Second. Since recently, many people in Georgia and in Russia have been watching with hope or suspicion the way the Churches of the two countries are mending relationship suspended by the last year war.
Sakartvelo’s new trouble - gambling addiction
For the US mafia's business gambling has always been on top of the list. However the US law makers - the Congress and the Senate - that serve as a specimen for "building democracy" around the globe decided to protect the middle class and marginal population from the temptation to stretch luck by placing all casinos and other gambling establishments in a desert with the mafia setting up its most glorious and most vicious flower named Las Vegas.
Moscow syndrome of the Georgian politicians
The word "Moscow" means much not only to the Russian heart but to the Georgian politicians as well. Despite the breach between the two countries, all the roads still lead to the Third Rome. Some are convinced that the keys to Abkhazia and South Ossetia are kept in the Kremlin; others are calling to forget about the "evil neighbor" at all. Anyway, today, any reference to Moscow brings a storm of emotions in Georgia. Sometimes it is nothing but a storm in a teacup, like, for example, in case with the information about Burjanadze's pending visit to the Russian capital.
Why Tsotne Gamsakhurdia was arrested
November rallies in Georgia went by almost without emergencies with the police dispersing only one demonstration of the supporters of Manana Archvadze-Gamsakhurdia, the widow of Georgia's ex president demanding liberation of Tsotne, her son who had recently been arrested and declared a hunger strike in protest. Gamsakhurdia's supporters consider him a political prisoner. GeorgiaTimes correspondent tried to figure out intricacies of the Georgian justice.2009-11-09 17:40
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