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Tuesday, October 15, 2013, #199 (2968)

NGOs appeal to UNM to return to the Inter-agency commission

NGOs have appealed to the United National Movement (UNM) to return to the meetings of the Inter-Agency Task Force for Free and Fair Elections (IATF). (more)

Georgia celebrates Svetitskhovloba

On October 14, the Georgian Orthodox church celebrated Svetitskhovloba. Svetitskhoveli is the cathedral in Mtskheta where, according to religious studies, the robe of Christ has been kept under the church since the first millennia. (more)

Batumi hosts the 37th Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change session


162nd season of the Georgian State Ballet opened


The News in Brief

"Georgia protests against Russia's construction of fences along administrative border" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Do Voters Really Know What They Are Voting For?

Under Georgia’s new constitutional model, the President does not have the authority to exercise full political power or to set his or her own policy agenda. (more)

Ilham Aliyev's third "victory"

The results of Azerbaijan's presidential election on October 9 were never in doubt. In fact, Aliyev's third victory was a foregone conclusion before a single vote was even cast. (more)

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