Georgia

Romania does not recognize presidential elections in Abkhazia

Romania does not recognize the so-called presidential elections held on August 24 in Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia, considering "the elections" illegal and politically irrelevant from the political and legal point of view, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) informs in a release sent to AGERPRES on Sunday evening.

Athens deporting far more irregular immigrants

A shortage of space at migrant detention facilities near Athens has prompted Greek authorities to intensify deportations.

According to Greek Police data released Monday, the Attica Aliens Buraeu deported 332 undocumented migrants in June compared to 185 during the same month last year, an increase of 79 percent.

Last airman in US bombing of Hiroshima dies: Media

The last surviving crewman of the Enola Gay – the U.S. plane that dropped the first atomic bomb on Japan near the end of World War II – has died.

Theodore Van Kirk, also known as “Dutch,” died on July 28 of natural causes at the Park Springs Retirement Community in Stone Mountain, Georgia, NBC television reported. Van Kirk was 93.

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