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29 March 2010 [11:18]

Large-scale pardon scheduled for Easter in Georgia

A large-scale pardon is scheduled for Easter in Georgia.
29 March 2010 [10:47]

Iran issues stamp celebrating International Day of Nowruz

Iran has unveiled a postage stamp exclusively published to commemorate the UN-recognized International Day of Nowruz.
29 March 2010 [09:24]

Getting general education to become easier for foreign citizens in Georgia

Getting general education will become easier for foreign citizens and people without citizenship in Georgia.
29 March 2010 [08:45]

Ahmadinejad: Prosperity, success expected in New Year

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has forecast success and prosperity for the nation in the new Iranian year (started March 21).
28 March 2010 [16:45]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she will press Turkey on integration of immigrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is set to arrive in Turkey Monday on a visit, says she will press Ankara to help integrate Turkish immigrants into German society.
28 March 2010 [16:11]

Armenian Defense Minister: Armenia to return Azerbaijani prisoner & two soldier bodies to Azerbaijan

Armenia will return Azerbaijani prisoner & two soldier bodies to Azerbaijan, Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian said during a meeting with the U.S. co-chair of the MG OSCE Robert Bradtke.
28 March 2010 [10:30]

Turkish PM: Israel's attacks on Jerusalem are unacceptable

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that Palestine issue was the most important problem which needed an immediate solution in the region.
27 March 2010 [14:39]

Secretariat to be established in Tehran to conduct events on Novruz holiday

A declaration was adopted at the first international ceremony in Iran in connection with United Nations' conferring international status upon Novruz Holiday.
27 March 2010 [14:07]

Iran's FM: Necessary to create unified Nowruz holiday spreading center

It is necessary to create a single center to spread Novruz holiday worldwide, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said at Nowruz celebration ceremony in Tehran March 27.
27 March 2010 [13:52]

Georgia's GDP declines 3.9%

27 March 2010 [13:38]

Asian Development Bank to allot $300 million in loan to Armenia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to allocate a U.S. $300m loan to Armenia for implementation of several projects in Yerevan.
27 March 2010 [13:18]

Turkmen president: Turkmenistan needs to strengthen ties with Iran

On March 27, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov will make a working visit to Iran to attend celebrations of the regional holiday - Nowruz Bayram.
27 March 2010 [12:54]

Turkish PM to attend Arab League Summit

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will depart for Libya on the evening hours in his next stop for foreign affairs on Friday.
27 March 2010 [12:47]

In Iran visit, Brazilian president hopes to prevent Iraq war 'mistake'

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil listens as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a special session of the Knesset (Israeli parliament). Israel has long threatened to attack Iran.
27 March 2010 [12:24]

Turkey's PM meets Armenian community leader

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met representatives of the Armenian and Assyrian community on Friday.
27 March 2010 [12:11]

Russia's LUKoil exits Iran under US pressure

Russia's largest privately-owned crude oil producer has announced it is pulling out of Iran's Anaran oil project due to sanctions imposed by the United States.
27 March 2010 [11:42]

Armenian President meets Czech Defense Minister

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan held a meeting with Czech Minister of Defense Martin Barták on March 26.
27 March 2010 [11:12]

Spanish Muslim leader: Turkey 'more democratic' under Erdoğan

Muslims in Spain are firm admirers of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a representative of one of the three Muslim organizations in Spain said Wednesday.
27 March 2010 [10:50]

Russian parliament ratifies agreement 'Joint Defence of Borders' with Georgia's separatists regimes

Russian Duma has ratified agreements - ‘Joint Defence of Borders’ - with South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
27 March 2010 [10:10]

Serbian parliament may recognize so-caled "Armenian genocide"

The Serbian parliament may adopt the resolution on so-called “Armenian genocide”. The nationalist Serbian Radical Party (SRS) has draw up the bill recognizing the so-called “Armenian genocide”.
26 March 2010 [14:47]

Georgian MPs in dispute over direct flights with Russia

Lawmakers briefly debated on March 26 about what Tbilisi’s stance should be on resumption of direct flights with Moscow.
26 March 2010 [14:23]

Georgia to celebrate 'Earth Hour'

Georgia will join the "Earth Hour" campaign.
26 March 2010 [13:55]

Iranian foreign minister urges Muslim countries to hold joint meeting of OIC FM

Events happening in Palestine over the past few months and the statements by the Israeli officials call for serious actions by the Muslim countries, said Foreign Minister of Iran Manouchehr Mottaki.
26 March 2010 [13:32]

NATO Secretary General to visit Georgia on Saakashvili's invitation

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Secretary General, accepted the invitation of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to visit Georgia.
26 March 2010 [13:14]

Armenia, Czech Republic to sign military cooperation deal

Czech Defense Minister Martin Bartak will pay an official visit to Armenia on March 26.
26 March 2010 [12:38]

New public movement founded in Georgia

A new public movement has been founded in Georgia.
26 March 2010 [12:25]

Turkish government officials skip meeting with judges

The government plans to table reforms to overhaul the judiciary as early as Monday, when President Gul is also expected to consult legal experts.
26 March 2010 [11:45]

Georgian citizens to be deported from Poland

Another group of Georgian citizens will be deported from Poland March 30.
26 March 2010 [10:19]

Iran calls for 'serious' action against Israeli plot

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has urged the international community to foil an Israeli plot to change the identity of Jerusalem (al-Quds).
25 March 2010 [15:15]

Georgian President leaves for Brussels

Georgian president will attend the Congress of the European People's Party in Brussels on March 25.
25 March 2010 [14:30]

Turkey's PM says open to compromise over reforms

Erdogan accused those who oppose to the proposed amendments of "trying to protect their own privileges."
25 March 2010 [14:25]

Georgian President to meet with NATO Secretary General

As part of his visit to Brussels, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili will meet with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
25 March 2010 [14:10]

Turkey may apply international law against Armenia bills

Turkey considers resorting to international law as an option to halt Armenia bills.
25 March 2010 [13:40]

EP rapporteur hails Turkey reforms, urges consensus

The European Parliament's Turkey Rapporteur Ria Oomen-Ruijten welcomed constitutional amendments designed by Turkish government.