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January, 2017

February, 2012

  • 14 February

    Benjamin Netanyahu Blames Hizbollah and Iran for Attacks on Israelis Abroad

    The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has blamed Hizbollah and Iran for a set of co-ordinated attacks on a woman in New Delhi and an employee at the Israeli embassy in Georgia. The PM said in a statement: “In recent months we have witnessed several attempts to attack Israeli citizens and Jews in several countries, including Azerbaijan, Thailand and others.  …

November, 2011

  • 14 November

    West Bristles Over South Ossetia Vote

    The West is bristling over an election held at the weekend in South Ossetia. The vote comes just a few days after a high level negotiation team from NATO visited Georgia to reaffirm ties with the nation and plan a way ahead in persuading Russia to allow Georgia to re-establish its sovereignty over the territory. A NATO statement released today …

  • 9 November

    Georgia Will Join NATO and Maintain Claims to South Ossetia and Abkhazia

    Georgia will eventually join NATO and NATO, in return, maintains its position on not recognising the regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent nations. The decisions were communicated as part of a statement following a NATO delegation visit to the country. Ambassadors on the NATO-Georgia Commission met with the Georgian Prime Minister, Nika Gilauri and President Saakashvili on Wednesday …

September, 2011

  • 14 September

    Rugby World Cup 2011: Georgia 6-15 Scotland

    Scotland picked up their second win from two matches after out-kicking a resilient Georgia side at Invercargill to collect a 15-6 victory. The result, which places Scotland, at least provisionally, on top of Pool B – which also includes arch-rivals England and a  strong Argentina outfit. In a match which indicated well just where Scotland’s strengths and weaknesses remain, every …

  • 6 September

    UEFA Euro 2012 Qualification – Fixtures, Tuesday 6 September 2011

    Another slew of UEFA Euro 2012 fixtures are scheduled to take place on the evening of Tuesday 6th September 2011, as 46 nations look to get three points closer to the tournament, which takes place in Poland and Ukraine in the summer of 2012. Of particular interest are the matches between England and Wales, at Wembley, and Denmark v Norway …

May, 2011

  • 15 May

    Azerbaijan Wins Eurovision Song Contest with “Running Scared”

    Azerbaijan has been crowned the victorious nation at the 56th Eurovision Song Contest in Dusseldorf, Germany. The 2011 Eurovision Song Contest was claimed by Ell and Nikki, who won the competition with “Running Scared” – a rock ballad duet performed against a curtain of falling sparks and a team of dancers clad in white. Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal performed …

February, 2011

  • 9 February

    Football: International Friendly Fixtures, Wednesday 9 February 2011

    52 national football teams are in action on the evening of Wednesday 9th February 2011, as a full fixture list of 26 international matches are scheduled to take place. Some notable friendly matches include the following: Croatia v Czech Republic; Denmark v England. Perhaps the biggest matches tonight are those at the bottom of the list below – Netherlands v …

December, 2010

  • 26 December

    USA Weather: Atlanta, Georgia, Experiences First White Christmas Since 1882

    Atlanta, Georgia, USA, experienced its first White Christmas since 1882, after around 1.2 inches of snow were deposited in the Atlanta metropolitan region on the morning of Saturday, December 25 2010. The rare snowfall added between 2 and 7 inches in certain areas in the north of the state of Georgia, with the north Georgia mountains experiencing the heaviest showers. …

  • 7 December

    Medvedev Meets Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski

    The Russian President Dmitry Medvedev met the Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski in Warsaw on Monday 6th December 2010 to discuss issues such as the 1940 Katyn massacre, the plane crash at Smolensk in which the Polish President Lech Kaczynski died, Russian security co-operation with the EU and NATO as well as signing agreements on preventing pollution in the Baltic. Poland …