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Shots fired

Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 23:43
related countries: United States United States

The shooting of a Georgia student raises a question - why do US police shoot people carrying knives?
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Scout Schultz's father asks police: 'Why did you shoot?'

Monday, September 18th 2017, 22:50

The parents of LGBT student activist Scout Schultz want to know why police fired the deadly shot.
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Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz shot dead by police

Monday, September 18th 2017, 16:35

An inquiry is launched after Scout Schultz is killed confronting officers with a knife.
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Former governor Mikheil Saakashvili 'forces entry' to Ukraine

Sunday, September 10th 2017, 21:33
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The stateless former Georgian president and says he was "swept" over the border by an angry crowd.
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US police dashcam: 'We only kill black people'

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 22:37
related countries: United States United States

An officer in the US was caught making the comments after pulling a woman over in Georgia in July 2016.
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Georgians mourn Russian land grab in South Ossetia war

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 16:48
related countries: Russia Russia

A human chain protest marks the anniversary of Georgia's defeat in the 2008 war.
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US and Georgia hold military drills, as Russia shows off naval strength

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 11:56
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The Noble Partner drills come as the Caucasus nation seeks to push its bid to join Nato.
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Georgia ex-leader Saakashvili stripped of Ukraine's citizenship

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 12:07
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Georgia's ex-leader vows to fight against the move by President Petro Poroshenko, a one-time ally.
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Walking Dead stuntman dies after fall

Friday, July 14th 2017, 17:57

John Bernecker died of injuries sustained while filming the zombie TV series in Georgia.
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Shia LaBeouf apologises after verbally abusing police in Georgia

Thursday, July 13th 2017, 8:36

The actor says he's "deeply ashamed" of his behaviour and that he's "taking steps" towards sobriety.
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Georgian man tends his own grave in identity mix-up

Thursday, June 29th 2017, 12:42

A case of mistaken identity has led one man to look after the grave people thought he'd been buried in.
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Republican Karen Handel seals victory in key Georgia vote

Wednesday, June 21st 2017, 5:37

Victory in a closely fought congressional election in Atlanta deals a blow to the Democrats.
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Republican: Congressional shooting will win us Georgia election

Monday, June 19th 2017, 17:33

The baseball shooting that wounded five will hand Georgia seat to Republicans, a party official says.
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Georgia prisoners Rowe and Dubose caught after massive manhunt

Friday, June 16th 2017, 1:22

They were on the run since Tuesday after shooting dead two prison officers in the state of Georgia.
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Georgian political party puffs up its church

Wednesday, June 14th 2017, 10:54

Political party says it is buying an inflatable church to prove it is serious about religion.
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Georgian journalists' bag protest over reporter's arrest

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 14:55
related places: Tbilisi

TV presenters wear bags over their heads in solidarity with dissident allegedly abducted in Tbilisi a week ago.
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US contractor Reality Winner arrested after NSA leak report

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 16:52
related countries: United States United States

Reality Leigh Winner, 25, allegedly took classified material from a government facility in Georgia.
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Gregg Allman, rock trailblazer, dies at 69

Saturday, May 27th 2017, 21:43

Allman died at home in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, his official website announced.
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Georgia election: Republicans stave off snub to Trump

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 11:49

Democrat just fails to win 50% in Georgia congressional vote, with run-off now needed.
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Atlanta fire: Section of highway collapses after blaze

Friday, March 31st 2017, 8:18

Georgia governor Nathan Deal said PVC piping stored under the highway may have fuelled the blaze.
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Georgia joins EU's visa-free policy

Tuesday, March 28th 2017, 11:35

Citizens of the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia can now travel to most European countries visa-free.
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Name calling

Tuesday, March 28th 2017, 11:15

A case in Georgia has sparked a debate on what you can and can't give as baby's surname.
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Freight container hotel at Georgia ski resort

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 20:41
related places: Tbilisi

The new hotel, on a mountainside 200km north of the Georgian capital Tbilisi, opens its doors to tourists.
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Pardoned treason prisoner freed in Russia

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 8:45
related countries: Russia Russia

Oksana Sevastidi was given seven years for texting about Russian tanks moving to Georgia in 2008.
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Georgia's 'White Ice Cube' building imploded

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 13:58

The iconic sinking landmark in Atlanta, Georgia, has been brought down with a controlled explosion.
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