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Russia shuts McDonald's outlets over food safety

Russia has ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening US-Russian ties over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Georgia

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Today.Az

Saakashvili could be deprived of his assets

Tbilisi Mayor, David Narmania is not ruling out the possible seizure of Georgian ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili's property.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili

Armenian Liberty

Yerevan Reacts To Azeri-Turkish-Georgian Defense Talks

Azerbaijan - Defense Ministers Irakli Alasania of Georgia, Zakir Hasanov of Azerbaijan and Ismet Yilmaz of Turkey address the press after talks in Nakhichevan, 19Aug2014.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Armenia, Georgia

Groong

A Distorted Media Mirror

A DISTORTED MEDIA MIRROR Mirror Spactator Editorial 8-23 By Edmond Y. Azadian When Armenian attained independence, many Diasporan-Armenian organizations and experienced journalists moved to Yerevan to "liberate" the bland Soviet-style news media and restore its original mission.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Journalism, Georgia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Russia Taday

a Saakashvili returns suits purchased with taxpayers' money amid graft probe

Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has returned seven suits and a Cashmere coat he purchased with taxpayers' money while in office.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia

Trend

Georgian, Latvian presidents discuss upcoming NATO summit

Tbilisi, Georgia, Aug. 19 By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend: Presidents of Georgia and Latvia - Giorgi Margvelashvili and Andris Berzins had a phone conversation on Aug. 18. Georgian presidential administration told Trend that the parties mulled the issues to be addressed at the upcoming NATO summit.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Georgia

Trend

Georgian rescuers start working in enhanced mode in Tbilisi due to hot weather

Due to the hot weather, Georgian Emergency and Urgent Situations Management Agency has started working in an enhanced mode, the agency head Temur Giorgadze told reporters Aug. 19. Because of the heat many people go to the Turtle Lake and Tbilisi Sea , and in connection with this the Tbilisi city hall has increased the number of rescue groups.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia, Weather

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Groong

Armenia Has Been Caught In Turkic Trap

ARMENIA HAS BEEN CAUGHT IN TURKIC TRAP Hakob Badalyan, Political Commentator Comments - 18 August 2014, 15:54 Georgia has proposed Azerbaijan to benefit from its association with the European Union.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia

Trend

Georgia's hydropower potential superior to similar opportunities of Canada, Norway, EBRD s

Tbilisi, Georgia, Aug. 18 By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend: Georgia has hydropower potential that is one of the highest in the world, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said in its strategy on Georgia.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Trend

Azerbaijani oil prices for Aug.11-15

The average price on AZERI LT, exported from Azerbaijan via the Ceyhan, Batumi and Supsa ports to Italian Augusta port, was $104.21 per barrel Aug.11-15, which is $1.73 less compared to the previous week.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Groong

Georgians Might Face Threat In Occupied Abkhazia

GEORGIANS MIGHT FACE THREAT IN OCCUPIED ABKHAZIA The Messenger, Georgia Aug 15 2014 By Messenger Staff Friday, August 15 Russia is continuing its imperialistic policy in occupied Abkhazia.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Interfax

Georgian prosecutor's office follows approved procedure in placing...

TBILISI. Aug 15 - Former Georgian Prime Minister Mikheil Saakashvili is very concerned about the fact that he has been placed on a wanted list in Georgia, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili told reporters on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili,

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Washington Post

In its quest to join NATO, Georgiaa s forces played an outsized role in American wars

When the United States pulled together international coalitions to support its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, few allies volunteered as quickly and enthusiastically as this small former Soviet state.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Georgia, US Military, US Marine Corps, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Groong

Karabakh: Neither War, Nor Peace

KARABAKH: NEITHER WAR, NOR PEACE Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Aug 12 2014 12 August 2014 - 11:40pm Interview by Georgy Kalatozishvili, Tbilisi.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia

South China Morning Post

Progress in Georgia hampered by its neighbour to the north

The contrast between Georgia in 1994 and this year is vast. In early post-independence Georgia the then President Shevardnadze - who died in July -controlled only a few streets in the capital Tbilisi, whilst a variety of police, mafia and other local strongmen ran small fiefdoms in the rest of the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia, Mafia, Mikheil Saakashvili,

Weekday Magazine

Listicle: Russian Humanitarian Aid? Past Recipients Say There's No Such Thing

Nearly 300 Russian trucks are headed for the Ukrainian border. Moscow says they're filled with humanitarian aid.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia,

Sofia News Agency

New RO/RO Line to Connect Bulgaria's Burgas with Georgia's Poti

A new Black Sea Roll-On/Roll-Off connection between the ports of Bulgarian city of Burgas and the Georgian Poti will be officially launched on August 13. The operator Port Bulgaria West seeks to establish a sea connection between the Caucasus and Trans-Caucasus region and the European Union and the Russian Federation , Darik news reports.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Bulgaria Travel, Bulgaria, World News, Georgia, Russia, Asia, The Federation, Alternative

Rustavi 2

Oleg Melnikov pleaded guilty in every...

The scandalous testimony given by Oleg Melnikov at the court on the case of the murder of Sandro Girgvliani was differently assessed by the representatives of the government of Georgia and the members of the parliamentary minority.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Rustavi 2

The video footage of the torture...

The video footage of the torture of Georgian soldier Giorgi Antsukhelidze in the days of August War 2008 has been analyzed and it was found out that there is one person among the terrorists, who talks in Georgian - the leader of the European Democrats, Paata Davitaia and the founder of the Georgian Institute of European Values, Mamuka Zhghenti have ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Trend

Azerbaijani oil prices for Aug.4-8

The average price on AZERI LT, exported from Azerbaijan via the Ceyhan, Batumi and Supsa ports to Italian Augusta port, was $105.936 per barrel Aug.4-8, or 1.63 percent more compared to the previous week.

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Related Topix: World News, Georgia,

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