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Friday, January 4 2008, #001 (1517)

US pollster: Saakashvili poised for victory

On the eve of a bitterly contested presidential election, a well-known American polling firm released survey results which suggest incumbent candidate Mikheil Saakashvili, whose campaign commissioned the poll, is well-placed for a close victory on January 5. (more)

In surprise turnaround, tycoon will stay in race

Controversial business mogul Badri Patarkatsishvili shook up the presidential campaign yet again yesterday by reversing an earlier promise to withdraw from the race. (more)

Your guide to the January 5 presidential election

Who's running, who's counting, who's watching and what could happen next. (more)

The Week in Brief

Words of the Day

Press Scanner

“Three people killed by gas leak” (more)

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