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Friday, November 30 2007, #229 (1496)

Could he lose?

When Mikheil Saakashvili called for a snap presidential election after a violent crackdown on anti-government protests plunged the country into a severe crisis, most observers named him the odds-on favorite to win a second term against a scattered field of opposition candidates. (more)

Saakashvili promises IDPs they will return to Abkhazia soon

Ruling party leader Mikheil Saakashvili promised IDPs that they would be able to return to the breakaway region of Abkhazia by next winter in a speech at Tbilisi City Hall on November 28. (more)

Ex-minister awaits extradition decision after arrest in Germany

When Following his dramatic arrest in Berlin on November 29, former Georgian defense minister Irakli Okruashvili remains in German custody pending extradition proceedings. (more)

United opposition discuss media as another TV station comes off air

Adam Michnik, a Polish newspaper editor, conducted closed-door talks with opposition figures and representatives of Imedi TV on November 29. (more)


Words of the Day



Review: “12 angry men” (more)

Do you think opposition politicians are getting fair coverage from the media?
Friday, November 30
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