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15 April 2010 [11:07]

Georgian President addresses Nuclear security Summit in Washington

Georgian President addressed the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on April 14.
13 April 2010 [10:55]

Georgia sent 10 tons of humanitarian aid to Kyrgyzstan

The government of Georgia has sent 10 tons of humanitarian aid, mainly medicines ad essential goods to Kyrgyzstan.
13 April 2010 [09:41]

Armenian and U.S. Presidents meet in Washington

The meeting between Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama in Washington lasted for 45 minutes.
12 April 2010 [09:27]

Turkish-Armenian academic criticizes "Turkey's policy of denial"

Thorny relations between Turkey and Armenia and the events of 1915 were the subject of a tense live TV debate last week between two controversial figures.
11 April 2010 [20:42]

Turkish PM said what he thinks about the US-Turkish relations

The Turkish prime minister said on Sunday that he had seen that Turkish-U.S. relations had eased.
11 April 2010 [19:50]

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey rejects nuclear weapons in it's region

Turkish prime minister on Sunday said, his country was against nuclear proliferation and weapons-applicable nuclear technology in its region.
10 April 2010 [13:37]

Bomb explodes in Iranian city of Ilam

A bomb exploded in the Iranian city of Ilam in front of Central Prison.
07 April 2010 [18:36]

Azerbaijani digest broadcasted on Georgian TV

Georgia's four regional TV companies began to broadcast 15-minute news digest for national minorities.
07 April 2010 [17:48]

Georgia seeks recognition of Abkhazia and south Ossetia as "occupied territories"

Georgia will try to persuade the world community to recognize territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia as "occupied" officially.
07 April 2010 [17:39]

Iran to issue $11bn in bonds for economic projects

Iran plans to issue 11 billion dollars in bonds in the current Iranian year (started March 21) to finance its economic projects.
07 April 2010 [17:12]

Georgian Interior Minister says Georgia must not listen to Europe's advice

Georgian Minister of Interior Affairs Vano Merabishvili considers that Georgia must not listen to the European advice.
07 April 2010 [16:51]

Iran says US pressure undermine credibility of UNSC

Iran's foreign minister warns the UN Security Council that penalizing a state “for a crime it has not committed” just to appease two powers will undermine the body's status.
07 April 2010 [15:22]

Iranian FM: Issue on nuclear fuel exchange is still open

The question of nuclear fuel exchange needed for the Tehran reactor is still open, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said at the news conference today.
07 April 2010 [15:06]

Germany tops list of honorary consuls general in Turkey

There are 239 honorary consuls general serving on behalf of 118 countries in Turkey.
07 April 2010 [14:47]

Bahrain asserts Iran nuclear right, offers diplomacy

Amid calls for tougher UN sanctions against Iran, Bahraini Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh has defended Tehran's right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.
07 April 2010 [14:43]

Georgian Speaker holds meetings in Paris

Georgian Parliament Speaker Davit Bakradze is on an official visit to France.
07 April 2010 [14:38]

EU calls on Turkey-Armenia to ratify deals

Catherine Ashton, EU's high representative for Foreign Affairs, called on Turkey and Armenia to ratify and implement the bilateral protocols "without preconditions" and in a reasonable timeframe.
07 April 2010 [14:18]

Iran says nuclear fuel swap still on the table

A top Iranian official says a nuclear fuel swap with the West, initially proposed under a U.N.-drafted plan, is still on the table.
07 April 2010 [14:12]

Turkish weightlifter becomes European champion

Turkish weight-lifter has become European champion after reaching 88 kg in snatch in the European Weight-Lifting Championships in Minsk, Belarus.
07 April 2010 [13:44]

Iran presents proposals to resolve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Official Tehran presented proposals for resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to the conflict parties, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said.
07 April 2010 [13:20]

Iran's Defense Minister doesn't believe in U.S possible attack on Iran

Taking into account foresight of U.S. policy, Tehran does not believe in the possibility of U.S. troops' attacks against Iran, Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said.
07 April 2010 [12:23]

Turkey's PM opens exhibition on Ottoman imperial orders in Bosnia

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened an exhibition of Ottoman sultans' imperial orders at the Yunus Emre Cultural Center as part of his state visit to Sarajevo.
07 April 2010 [12:00]

Armenia hands over Azerbaijani prisoner of war

The Armenian side handed over Azerbaijan prisoner of war Rafiq Hasanov on April 7.
07 April 2010 [11:49]

Slovenia's FM to hold talks in Turkey

The minister of foreign affairs of Slovenia will pay a working visit to Turkey on Thursday, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
07 April 2010 [10:56]

New pipeline to bring Iranian gas to Kuwait

Iran and Kuwait are holding talks on the construction of a 570-kilometer pipeline to transfer Iranian gas to the Persian Gulf littoral state.
07 April 2010 [10:50]

Plane disrepair reported as reason for air crash in Tbilisi

Instructor Konstantine Zhukovsky and second-year student Gela Gabashvili have died as a result of a training plane crash.
07 April 2010 [10:21]

US says all options on table for Iran, North Korea

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates says Washington is keeping “all options” on the table for dealing with Iran and North Korea.