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Archive by 2012-01-16
The Adygean government has resigned 2012-01-16 20:03 On Monday, January 16, the Government of the Republic of Adygea resigned. It was influenced by inauguration of Aslan Tkhakushinov as the head of the republic on Friday, January 13.
The expert: Azerbaijan has many times threatened with a war 2012-01-16 18:03 Director of Political Studies of the Caucasus Institute Sergey Minasyan believes that mutual accusations by Azerbaijan and Armenia of violation of the ceasefire on the border won't affect the negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh.
The whole city was in Yemen is captured by Al-Qaeda 2012-01-16 17:32 Dozens of militants of Al-Qaeda have captured the town of Radda in southwest Yemen. The terrorists entered the city, located in the province of El-Beida, on Saturday evening.
S&P lowered the rating of Europe 2012-01-16 15:54 International rating agency Standard and Poor's downgraded the credit ratings of nine euro zone countries: France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia and Malta.
Assad declared general amnesty 2012-01-16 15:24 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad announced general amnesty for crimes committed during the period from March 15, 2011 to January 15, 2012.
13 people suffered during the demonstrations in Romania 2012-01-16 14:15 The capital of Romania is engulfed by riots connected to the protest action against health care reform. The next demonstration in Bucharest ended with clashes between the police and demonstrators.
The head of the Pakistani Taliban was killed during the U.S. air strike 2012-01-16 12:58 As a result of the strike of U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle in the North Waziristan bordering with Afghanistan, tribal leader of Pakistan's branch of the movement "Taliban" Hakimullah Mehsud was killed.
Temuri Alasania’s dirty plans
Temuri Alasania, Mikheil Saakashvili’s uncle, is coming back home in a difficult period for the president. The Georgian leader, as it seems, is fully absorbed in a struggle with Bidzina Ivanishvili, a billionaire. And this confrontation, as the president realizes, might end in a failure for him. This is when the president needs his uncle’s connections with Russian authorities from KGB times. Temuri Alasania is connected with Sergey Generalov, an ex Russian minister, through Madneuli mining company. This circumstance might help Saakashvili who keeps losing ground.
Surb Nshan to rise from the ashes
A fire in Surb Nshan, an Armenian monastery, may strike another blow at the Georgian-Armenian relationship. Echmiadzin has already come out with a harsh letter demanding that the Georgian side make every effort to preserve the two nations’ cultural heritage. GTimes correspondent went to the fire scene to look at the fire effects.
The lack of freedom of the Georgian word
The Georgian media calls for help again. Lazo Lazareishvili journalist, having moved to Azerbaijan, appealed to the president with a request for political asylum. Once Lazo dug a little deeper than he should, and his life in Georgia has turned into a series of constant harassment and threats. This is not the first time when representatives of the media are fleeing the country. Usually, they seek refuge in Russia. Will Lazareishvili achieve his aims, given warm relations between Tbilisi and Baku?2012-01-16 15:39
Armenian Church on fire
A conflagration occurred in the Georgian capital the other day. For unknown reasons, Armenian monastery Surb Nshan burned up. The fire team's "efforts" resulted that part of the temple collapsed. North-east column of the building, which is an architectural landmark, is unlikely to be restored. This is not the first time when an Armenian shrine, located on Georgian territory, suffered.2012-01-16 12:32
GTimes has already told about the problems of Lezgin community of Azerbaijan, where people complain about the oppression. But Lezgins on both sides of the Russian-Azerbaijani border are dissatisfied with their conditions. One of the largest ethnic groups in Dagestan would not be against autonomy. Lezgins do not have major complaints to Moscow; they have grievances related to their position in the hierarchy of Dagestan.
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