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Abkhazia's president Bagapsh dies

Sunday, May 29th 2011, 9:34
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Sergei Bagapsh, president of Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia, dies in a Moscow hospital following lung surgery at the age of 62.
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Two killed in Georgian crackdown

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 10:20
related places: Tbilisi

The Georgian capital Tbilisi is tense after an overnight crackdown on anti-government protesters, during which two people died.
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VIDEO: Police clear Tbilisi protesters

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 3:43
related places: Tbilisi

Riot police in Georgia use tear gas and water cannon to clear an anti-government protest in Tbilisi ahead of independence day celebrations.
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Georgians vow to continue protest

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 12:55

Protesters in Georgia stage a third day of demonstrations, calling for President Mikhail Saakashvili to step down.
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Live - 2011 Masters day one

Thursday, April 7th 2011, 11:29

Spain's Alvaro Quiros joins Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy on seven under to lead the 75th Masters at Augusta National after the first round.
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Pensioner 'cuts off Armenia's internet'

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 11:39
related countries: Armenia Armenia

An elderly woman in Georgia is facing a prison sentence after reportedly causing internet services in neighbouring Armenia to crash.
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UN rejects Georgia case over war

Friday, April 1st 2011, 12:36
related countries: Russia Russia

The United Nations' top court rejects a case filed by Georgia that accuses Russia and separatist rebels of ethnic cleansing.
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VIDEO: Georgia recruits South African farmers

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 7:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

To revive its agricultural industry, the Georgian government is inviting groups of white South African farmers to settle and farm there
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A new life

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 5:25
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Georgia invites South African farmers to start afresh
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Georgia's Russian TV launches

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 11:28
related countries: Russia Russia

A new Georgian television station which aims to offer Russian speakers news that is independent of the Kremlin is due to start broadcasting.
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Georgia evicts refugee families

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 13:01
related places: Tbilisi

Scuffles break out as Georgian police resume evicting hundreds of refugee families living illegally in the capital Tbilisi.
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Plough caught out by snow-covered hole

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 9:57
related countries: United States United States

A snow plough driver took a turn for the worse when he ended up in a hole in the US state of Georgia.
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Georgia: 'Russia behind blasts'

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 13:40
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Tbilisi

Georgia arrests six people suspected of carrying out a series of bomb attacks masterminded by the Russian military, the government in Tbilisi says.
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Tornado sweeps through US town

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 0:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Buford

A tornado has swept through the town of Buford in the US state of Georgia, damaging more than 50 homes.
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Gold rush hits Georgian mountains

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 6:15

A new gold rush is taking place in Georgia's Caucasus Mountains, home to vast untapped reserves that are difficult to get at due to complex rock patterns.
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Uranium smugglers held in Georgia

Monday, November 8th 2010, 13:27

Georgia reveals how it intercepted a group of smugglers trying to sell weapons-grade uranium on the black market.
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Georgia praises 'spy ring' find

Monday, November 8th 2010, 8:28
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Tbilisi

Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili praises the work of his country's security services after they expose an alleged Russian spy ring, reports the BBC's Tom Esslemont in Tbilisi.
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Georgia 'breaks Russian spy ring'

Friday, November 5th 2010, 13:09
related countries: Russia Russia

Two years after their brief war, Georgia says it has dismantled a major Russian spy ring, a move derided in Moscow as a "provocation".
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Police bust Mexican 'drug ring'

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 19:41
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Atlanta

Police in the United States say they have arrested 45 people with alleged links to a Mexican drug cartel operating in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Russian troops leave Georgia town

Monday, October 18th 2010, 23:31
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian troops withdraw from a Georgian town which they have occupied since a brief war between the two countries in 2008.
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TI talks man down from building

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 8:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta, Ti

US rapper TI helps to talk a suicidal man down from the top of a 22-storey building in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Olympic luge death 'accidental'

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 2:02

A coroner's report says a "lack of experience" played a role in the "accidental" death of a Georgian luger at the Vancouver Olympics.
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Afghan mine kills four Georgians

Friday, October 1st 2010, 10:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The deaths of four Georgian soldiers in an Afghan mine blast is announced as Nato's leader visits the ex-Soviet republic.
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Fears for Georgian mountain region

Monday, September 27th 2010, 10:57

A debate over the future of an isolated mountain region in Georgia.
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Building a legacy

Friday, September 24th 2010, 23:45

Georgian leader sees tourism potential in beauty spot
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