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Friday, August 8 2008, #150 (1666)

South Ossetia on edge of war

Diplomats are pushing urgent peace talks between Georgian and South Ossetian officials to avert all-out war as heavy fighting in the region killed at least a dozen yesterday. (more)

Border guards search for missing Latvian climbers

Border Police are searching for three Latvian mountain climbers missing for days in the mountains of Svaneti. (more)

Kazakh investors look to import Georgian produce

Kazakh investors have visited Georgia to investigate the Georgian agricultural sector and negotiate the export of fruit and vegetables to Kazakhstan. (more)

BTC could be down for two weeks: reports

Reopening the Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan oil pipeline could take as long as two weeks after a section caught fire in Turkey, an official with Turkey’s state-owned pipeline company told Reuters yesterday. (more)

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Peace march planned from Kutaisi to Tbilisi (more)

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“Freedom to political prisoner Archil Benidze” (more)

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