Top NATO meetings in Georgia

High level NATO talks aimed at showing support for Georgia in its recent conflict with Russia are taking place in Tblisi. The NATO delegation, headed by Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, will meet with Georgia’s President Mikhael Saakashvili.

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Rescue operation continues after Turkish ferry sinks

Teams of divers and helicopters with night vision cameras are continuing to search for survivors after a ferry carrying around 150 people sank off the Black Sea coast of Turkey. The roll-on, roll-off vessel, which also had 75 vehicles on board, had left the port of Bandirma and was heading …

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Russian general among 88 killed in plane crash

It has emerged that an adviser to the Russian president was among the 88 people who died when an Aeroflot plane crashed in Siberia. General Gennady Troshev had worked for both Dmitry Medvedev and Vladimir Putin. Debris from the 16-year-old Aeroflot Boeing 737-500 covered part of Russia’s main East-West railway …

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