MEMBERS OF GEORGIAN GOVERNMENT ARRIVE IN BATUMI

25.08.2004 [15:41]
Members of Georgian government, representatives for economy issues led by Prime-Minister Zurab Zhvaniya arrived in Batumi on August 24, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
On August 25, a circuit sitting of Georgian ...

AUGUST 24 - DAY OF GEORGIAN CONSTITUTION

25.08.2004 [15:41]
On August 24, 1995, the Parliament relying on basic principles of the Constitution of Georgia, 1921, adopted Constitution of Georgia consisting of 109 Articles. Within past nine years, amendments were ...

H.E. VLADIMIR PUTINPRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

25.08.2004 [15:25]
Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich,
I was deeply saddened upon hearing the news on heavy human loss as a result of crash of the Tu-134 and Tu-154 airliners.
On this tragedy, I ...

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS BEGIN WITH MILITARY PARADE IN KIEV

24.08.2004 [15:50]
A military parade moved down Kiev’s central street - Khreschatik - on Tuesday to usher in the festivities devoted to the 13th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence.
More than five ...

TURKEY CONCERNS ABOUT OIL PRICE RISE

23.08.2004 [20:57]
Turkey seriously concerns about the rise in crude oil price to a record high. According to local economists, if it reaches $60 per barrel, Turkey will suffer $5 billion damage. ...

AFRICAN TOURISTS CAUSE SERIOUS PROBLEMS FOR TURKEY

23.08.2004 [18:47]
AzerTAj’s Turkey-based correspondent reports that people coming here from various African countries in tourist capacity have lately become a real pain for Turkish administrative bodies. Escaping from unemployment and poverty ...

LIGHTNING KILLS 31 COWS IN CENTRAL DENMARK

23.08.2004 [17:24]
According to information received by AzerTAj, a Danish cattle farmer lost 31 of his 85 Jersey dairy cows when lightning struck the trees under which they had sought shelter during ...

STORM LEAVES 256 RESIDENTIAL AREAS WITHOUT ELECTRICITY IN UKRAINE

23.08.2004 [16:59]
A storm that raged in Ukraine’s seven western and central regions on Sunday, August 22 left 256 residential localities without power supplies.
The high winds that blew at 25 meters ...

ARMED ROBBERY ON PICTURE GALLERY IN OSLO

23.08.2004 [16:42]
Armed robbery was taken place in the picture gallery after Edward Munich, in Oslo / Norway/, August 22, AzerTAj special-based correspondent for Germany referring to the Norwegian NRK radio reports. ...

POLICE OF GEORGIA INJURED IN CLASHES OVER BTC

23.08.2004 [15:58]
Five policemen were injured while dispersing rally protesting against the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline through the Borjomi Valley in western Georgia on August 20, AzerTAj correspondent reported ...

HEADS OF CIS FINANCIAL CONTROL BODIES MEET IN ASTANA

23.08.2004 [15:41]
From August 31 to September 2, the 5th session of Council of heads of the CIS financial control bodies will take place in Astana.
As the correspondent of AzerTAj ...

SKIRMISH IN GEORGIA-OSETIA CONFLICT ZONE CEASED

21.08.2004 [21:58]
The skirmish was ceased on August 19 after armed forces of Georgia seized the strategic points in Tskhinvali region from where Osetians fired Georgian villages. However, to give control ...

EU CONCERNED OVER DEVELOPMENT OF SITUATION IN SOUTH OSSETIA

21.08.2004 [14:07]
The European Union is seriously concerned over the recent development of the situation in South Ossetia that resulted in human deaths for the first time in the recent years, said ...

16 GEORGIANS KILLED IN ARMED CONFLICT

21.08.2004 [13:46]
One house was destroyed by night bombing in the Georgian village of Eredvi on August 16. No victims among local population were reported. Georgian troops seizure next strategic point to ...

ACCORDS PREPARED ON COMMON ECONOMIC SPACE OF FOUR CIS STATES

20.08.2004 [16:58]
A high-level group is discussing in the Belarussian capital Minsk documents on the formation of a common economic space (CES) of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.
The minister of ...

OVER 300 OBJECTS TO BE AUCTIONED OFF IN GEORGIA

20.08.2004 [13:38]
100-150 objects will be put up at the auction every month, Ministry of Economy of Georgia reports.
A list of objects to be privatized in Adjaria has been compiled. The ...

GEORGIA AND OSETIA ON THE VERGE OF WAR

19.08.2004 [15:15]
The casualties in the Georgian army reached 10 dead and 10 wounded while Osetian side’s toll was 5-6-fold higher. At night on August 17 Georgian villages, reportedly, were subjected to ...

FOREIGN MILITARY BASES NOT TO APPEAR IN AZERBAIJAN

19.08.2004 [15:05]
As reported Moscow based correspondent AzerTAj, Foreign Minister of the Azerbaijan Republic Elmar Mamedyarov hold press-conference in the ITAR-TASS news agency on August 19.
Chief of the foreign ...

FRANCE CALLS ON OSCE TO PROVIDE FOR OSSETIA SETTLEMENT

17.08.2004 [20:27]
France has called on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to provide for peace settlement in South Ossetia through negotiations as soon as possible.
A representative ...