Monday, May 5 2008, #084 (1600)
Culture & Events
Abkhaz claim to down more Georgian spy planes amid high tensions
Tensions continued to mount in Georgia’s separatist region of Abkhazia over the weekend.
Georgia suffers first combat losses in Iraq
Two Georgians soldiers were killed in Iraq on when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle on May 2.
Saakashvili calls for peace and unity at ‘critical time’
President Mikheil Saakashvili said that the country’s main aim is to “achieve peace” when he addressed his ruling National Movement’s party congress on May 3.
The News in Brief
Words of the Day
Guest Editorial: Chairman's speech at ICC-Georgia's Inaugural Dinner
Armenian oil refinery project to cost USD 2 billion
The construction of a new oil refinery in Armenia will cost USD 2 billion, according to Armenian Energy Minister Armen Movsesyan.
Russian natural gas price to increase
Kazakhstan is planning improvements to its oil transit system in order to supply the Baku–Tbilisi–Ceyhan pipeline, Kazakh Energy Minister Sauat Mynbayev has said.
“National Movement member wants to shut down a newspaper”
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