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Russian MPs back Georgia's rebels  Moscow: Both houses voted unanimously backed a motion urging the president to recognise the independence of regions of Abkhazia and S. Ossetia Lawmaker hints at long stay in Georgia  Moscow: Kosachev, head of the foreign affairs committee, said Moscow will withdraw when it is assured that 'Georgians will not continue to use military force'   Vote on Armenian genocide put off
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  Parliament passes Armenian genocide bill  Paris: Turkey is fuming over French legislation that would criminalize any public denial of what the bill calls the Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey   Congress panel accuses Turks of genocide
  Senate passes Armenian genocide bill

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  Paris: Turkey has reacted with anger after the French Senate approved a bill making it a crime to deny genocide was committed by Ottoman Turks.    The Turkish foreign ministry branded the decision 'ir...

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  House of Representatives: House Foreign Affairs Committeel has described the killing of Armenians by Turkish forces during WWI as genocide, despite White House

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  U.S. Congress: Supporters of a resolution that would have declared the Ottoman-era killings of Armenians 'genocide' dropped their call for a vote on the measure
Oct.10   Armenia bill: Bush in damage control  Washington: Top administration officials are shifting into damage-control mode after a House committee approved a resolution that labels the killings as 'genocide' US bill on Armenia moves forward
  House of Representatives: A bill recognising the killing of Armenians in Ottoman times as genocide passed through the House Foreign Affairs Committee by 27 votes to 21
 The nonbinding resolution says the deportation of nearly 2 million Armenians from the Ottoman Empire between in 1915-1923, resulting in the deaths of 1.5 million, amounted to 'genocide' President Bush and key figures lobbied hard against the measure. Turkish President Gul carried is calling the decision 'unacceptable,' saying it 'doesn't fit a major power like the United States.'
  Rice warns against Armenia bill  Washington: The administration has urged the Congress not to pass a resolution declaring the massacre of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire to be genocide

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Oct.12   French in Armenia 'genocide' row
  Paris: French parliament approved a bill making it a crime to deny Armenians suffered genocide by Ottoman Turks
 Armenia says Turks killed 1.5m people systematically in 1915. The bill provides for a year in jail and a heavy fine

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Dec.28 Beslan report blames police
  Moscow: The head of the parliamentary commission: local law enforcement officials negligently ignored instructions

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1. 2012-01-23 Senate passes Armenian genocide bill Paris
2. 2011-12-22 Parliament passes Armenian genocide bill Paris
3. 2010-03-04 Congress panel accuses Turks of genocide House of Representatives
E. 2008-08-25 Russian MPs back Georgia's rebels Moscow
F. 2008-08-17 Lawmaker hints at long stay in Georgia Moscow
G. 2007-10-25 Vote on Armenian genocide put off U.S. Congress
H. 2007-10-10 Armenia bill: Bush in damage control Washington
2007-10-10 US bill on Armenia moves forward House of Representatives
J. 2007-10-10 Rice warns against Armenia bill Washington

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