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Friday, July 8, 2011, #126 (2394)

Photojournalists detained in Tbilisi on espionage charges

Four Georgian photojournalists were detained on charges of espionage in Tbilisi early on Thursday. (more)

MIA fighting intelligence battle with Russia

Echo Moskvy radio station interviewed Vano Merabishvili, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA), (more)

Vashadze plays down talk of Georgian products returning to Russia

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The News in Brief

"Ilia the Second main responsibility lies with President" (more)

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Discord between ruling administration and Georgian church

At the last session before its holiday, the Georgian parliament granted legal status of public law to all religious faiths which were acknowledged by the Council of Europe. (more)

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"Georgian historic monuments on occupied territories to be defended under the law" (more)
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