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Supporters of the pro-Russian Conservative Movement/Alt-info party take part in a protest outside the office of the ruling Georgian Dream party in Tbilisi, Georgia April 13, 2024. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze/File Photo
Supporters of the pro-Russian Conservative Movement/Alt-info party take part in a protest outside the office of the ruling Georgian Dream party in Tbilisi, Georgia April 13, 2024. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze/File Photo

Lawmakers brawl as Georgian parliament considers ‘foreign agent’ bill

TBILISI, (Reuters) – Georgian lawmakers came to blows in parliament today as ruling party legislators looked set to advance a controversial bill on “foreign agents” that has been criticised by Western countries and sparked protests at home.

A police officer and residents inspect the remains of a rocket booster that, according to Israeli authorities critically injured a 7-year-old girl, after Iran launched drones and missiles towards Israel, near Arad, Israel, April 14, 2024.
A police officer and residents inspect the remains of a rocket booster that, according to Israeli authorities critically injured a 7-year-old girl, after Iran launched drones and missiles towards Israel, near Arad, Israel, April 14, 2024.

Iranian notice of attack may have dampened escalation risks

WASHINGTON, BAGHDAD, DUBAI (Reuters) – Turkish, Jordanian and Iraqi officials said on Sunday Iran gave wide notice days before Saturday’s drone and missile attack on Israel allowing mass casualties and rampant escalation to be averted, but a U.S.

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