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  • Police officers stand around an Israeli diplomat's car that was damaged in an explosion in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Indian investigators were searching Tuesday for the motorcycle assailant who attached a bomb to an Israeli diplomatic car in the heart of New Delhi in an attack the Jewish state blamed on Iran or its proxies. (AP Photo/Mustafa Quraishi)

    India vows to find person behind Israel attack

    Indian investigators were searching Tuesday for the motorcycle assailant who attached a bomb to an Israeli diplomatic car in the heart of New Delhi in an attack the Jewish state blamed on Iran or its proxies.


  • A bomb specialist examines debris Tuesday in Bangkok where two explosions rocked a neighborhood. An Iranian man injured by a grenade he was carrying also was linked to a blast that ripped part of a roof off a house. (Associated Press)

    U.S. concerned about spike in Iran-Israel 'shadow war'

    The "shadow war" between Israel and Iran is escalating, Middle East analysts say, as a wave of terrorist incidents in far-flung corners of world unsettles U.S. officials.


  • Thai explosive ordnance disposal officers examine the site in Bangkok at which an Iranian man carrying grenades blew off his own legs and wounded four civilians on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)

    Bangkok blast hurts Iranian; Israel sees Iran link

    A wounded Iranian fleeing an unintended explosion at a house threw a grenade at Bangkok police that instead blew off one of his legs in a series of blasts Tuesday that Israel's defense minister called an "attempted terrorist attack" by Iran. The violence came a day after Israel blamed Tehran for targeting its diplomats with bombs in India and Georgia.


  • Georgian president won't rule out becoming PM

    Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili declined Tuesday to rule out becoming prime minister, saying he does not want to turn himself into a "lame duck" with nearly two years left in his term.


  • **FILE** Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili (Associated Press)

    Richest Georgian finds wealth is no political protection

    The richest man in Georgia announced his intention to run for parliament in a move that threatens the political establishment, but found that his $50 million hilltop retreat offered no protection from the full-contact sport of Georgian politics.


  • Mikhail Saakashvili

    Georgian opposition leader wants 2-term limit on presidency

    Georgia's opposition leader is urging his country's president to "act as George Washington did" and retire from politics after serving two terms.


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    Georgia says it won't drag NATO into war

    Georgia's second-most-powerful man vows that his country will not drag NATO into a war with Russia if accepted into the Western alliance, saying that the chance of another confrontation with Moscow is far lower than it was before their 2008 conflict.


  • Illustration: Georgia fight by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    PHILLIPS: Too much patience risks renewed violence in Georgia

    Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili accuses Russia of staging violent attacks across the administrative boundary lines (ABLs) of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Despite a cease-fire agreement that ended the 2008 Russia-Georgia war, relations are tense - and getting worse. Renewed violence could risk the "reset" in U.S.-Russian relations, undermining cooperation that is critical to preventing proliferation by Iran and in hot spots such as Afghanistan and Libya.


  • Briefly: Europe

    The vice president of the breakaway Georgian province of Abkhazia was preliminarily declared the winner of the presidential election over the weekend.


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