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Thursday, April 10 2008, #068 (1584)

Georgia commemorates April 9 tragedy

Georgians observed a day of national unity yesterday, bringing flowers to the steps of parliament in remembrance of the killing of Georgian pro-independence demonstrators 19 years ago in Tbilisi.(more)

Moscow, Tbilisi, spar over NATO accession

Yesterday Foreign Minister Davit Bakradze criticized as “extremely alarming” the recent remarks of his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, who said Moscow would do its utmost to prevent Georgia from joining NATO. (more)

In parliamentary elections, it's 3 against 8 against one

Three election blocs and nine individual parties are set to run in May’s parliamentary elections, alliances becoming clear yesterday as parties registered their formations with the Central Election Commission. (more)

Words of the Day

April 9, a day of two meanings

April 9 is one of the most important dates in Georgia’s history.(more)

Letter to the editor

"To see street signs in both Georgian and English would be a great improvement".(more)

Georgia behind Azerbaijan and Armenia in GDP growth

Georgia is lagging behind its South Caucasian neighbors in terms of GDP growth, local media reports. (more)

Azerbaijan racks up foreign trade surplus

In the first two months of this year, Azerbaijan’s foreign trade turnover came to USD 2.1 billion, according to the country’s state customs committee.(more)

Press Scanner

“Temur Iakobashvili: Abkhazian side is responsible for returning refugees!” (more)

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