Saturday, August 30, 2008

Karadzic shuns war crimes pleas

Saturday, August 30, 2008
06:31 Mecca time, 03:31 GMT

A UN war crimes judge has entered a plea of "not guilty" to war crimes charges for Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader, after he refused to file his own plea.

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Russia accuses G7 of 'bias'

Friday, August 29, 2008
15:03 Mecca time, 12:03 GMT

Russia has accused the Group of Seven nations of "bias" in a new attempt to counter condemnation of Russia's actions in Georgia that has included talk of sanctions.

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Friday, August 29, 2008

Turkish president calls for Cyprus solution under UN framework

ANKARA, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Abdullah Gul said Thursday that a solution in Cyprus could be found under the framework of UN secretary general's goodwill mission, based on realities of the island and with a new partnership to be established by two equal communities and two founder countries.

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Putin: US orchestrated conflict in Georgia

Putin: US orchestrated Georgia conflict, suggests motive was to affect US president election

AP News

Aug 28, 2008 19:36 EST

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Thursday of instigating the fighting in Georgia and said he suspects a connection to the U.S. presidential campaign — a contention the White House dismissed as "patently false."

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Thursday, August 28, 2008


Crimean peninsula could be the next South Ossetia

By Askold Krushelnycky in Sevastopol, Ukraine
Thursday, 28 August 2008

Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, home to the Russian Black Sea Fleet, could be the next flashpoint in the new Cold War. And any violent disturbance in Crimea could provide the political seismic shock to split Ukraine itself along its existing fault lines of ethnicity, language and religion.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

MFA expresses "concern" over Caucasus

26 August 2008 | 17:18 -> 20:59 | Source: B92, Beta
BELGRADE -- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said this evening it is following the unfolding of events in the Caucasus with concern.

"The Republic of Serbia officials have continuously warned that the unilateral declaration of independence of Kosovo and Metohija, just as the recognitions of this illegal act, could have the nature of a precedent and destabilize other regions in the world," the statement, carried by Beta news agency, reads.

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Ellines tou Exoterikou (EtE)

For those of you who follow this blog, i apologize for not updating for 3 weeks. I was in Hellas visiting Evros and would like my first post back to be the following song, Emeis sto Exoteriko, enjoy