New Georgia government detains general, ex-minister

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Soldiers march at the military base in Mukhrovani outside Tbilisi, November 7, 2012. The Georgian government detained the armed forces' chief of staff on Wednesday on suspicion of abuse of power, stepping up what the opposition says is political persecution of President Mikheil Saakashvili's allies. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili