Russia's Defense Ministry says a "new war" could break out in Abkhazia if Tbilisi uses military force to resolve the conflict.
Authorities in Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia have pulled back from an earlier "general mobilization" of its forces after heavy exchanges of gunfire with Georgian forces.
The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has wrapped up its annual session with a call for member states to increase aid to Afghanistan and a plea to Russia to show restraint as tensions flare with Georgia.
A bomb has exploded near the de facto border between Georgia and its breakaway region of Abkhazia. Both Russian peacekeepers and the Abkhaz separatist government were quick to point the finger at Georgian authorities.
The GUAM group is ending its summit in the Black Sea resort of Batumi amid reports that the regional club may be faltering.
French policy-makers were hoping to focus on immigration and defense until Ireland's rejection of the Lisbon Treaty left them scrambling to pick up the pieces of constitutional consolidation.
Officials from Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova are in the Georgian city of Batumi for a two-day GUAM summit, with energy issues topping the agenda.
Georgia's breakaway Abkhazia region says it is sealing itself off from Georgian-controlled territory after a series of explosions that it blames on Tbilisi.
Representatives from the OSCE’s 56 member states are meeting to discuss issues vital to the future of Europe’s leading human rights organization.
Officials from Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, and Moldova have begun converging in the Georgian city of Batumi for a two-day GUAM summit starting July 1.
The Georgian Finance Ministry has submitted a request to increase defense spending for 2008 by $202.8 million, or approximately 29 percent.
The Council of Europe has offered harsher-than-standard assessments of democratic performances among some of its newest members.