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1 hr ago | Weekday Magazine

Abkhazia Braces For Tumultuous Presidential Vote

One of the leaders of the Abkhaz opposition, Raul Khajimba , looks the most likely victor, especially after receiving the backing of actingPresident Valery Bganba .

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5 hrs ago | The Day

"Germany wakes up, better late than never"

German chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Ukraine for the first time since 2008 on Saturday, August 23. It is interesting that the intrigue about the visit lasted until August 18. Let us remind that it was first announced by the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko last Saturday after a phone conversation with the head of the German government.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Angela Merkel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Asia

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, 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,

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, 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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Rustavi 2

The President of Georgia proposes to...

The President of Georgia proposes to expand the composition of the National Security Council.

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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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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,

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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Trend

Batumi to host Georgian-U.S. coast guard exercises

The Georgian-US exercises underscore the United States' efforts to deepen relations with NATO allies and partners, such as Georgia, as well as to help address common challenges, strengthen peace and stability in the Black Sea region, according to the U.S. embassy.

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

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, 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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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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Fri Aug 15, 2014

EurasiaNet

Abkhazia to Russians: Our Eyes Hurt, Please Cover Up

First, Russians are told that they will have to alter their eating habits thanks to a non-importation ukaz issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin covering Western food products.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Caucasus, Azerbaijan Travel, Europe Travel, World News,

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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Weekday Magazine

Georgia Puts Saakashvili On Wanted List

Georgian authorities have put former President Mikheil Saakashvili on a wanted list and will detain him if he returns to the country he led for nearly a decade.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Mikheil Saakashvili

Trend

Batumi to host Congress of European Economic Senate international forum

"The Congress of the European Economic Senate" international forum will be held at the initiative of the European Economic Senate in Batumi hotel Sheraton on Aug. 15. The European Economic Senate is the coordinating center-organization of European business.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Trend

Batumi to host World Chess Olympiad-2018

A decision to hold the Olympiad in Batumi was made at the General Assembly of the International Chess Federation in Tromso , Georgian Minister of Sport and Youth Levan Kipiani told media Aug. 14. "Georgia will adequately hold the World Chess Olympiad," the minister said.

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Related Topix: World News, Games, Chess, Georgia, Georgia Government

Today.Az

Saakashvili accused of embezzling state funds

A new charge has been brought against Georgia's ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Mikheil Saakashvili

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