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News: Georgia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Georgia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Georgia – overview

Georgia: news

Violence mars Georgian protests

Friday, May 29th 2009, 0:19
related places: Tbilisi

Several people are injured as opponents of Georgia's president clash with police in the capital Tbilisi, reports say.
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Thousands attend Georgia protest

Tuesday, May 26th 2009, 13:14

More than 50,000 Georgian opposition supporters gather on independence day to demand President Saakashvili resign.
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Georgia mutiny suspect shot dead

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 12:02

Georgian police have shot dead a man suspected of playing a key role in a mutiny at a military base earlier this month, officials say.
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Georgian attacks

Wednesday, May 20th 2009, 8:07

Activists beaten as split over Georgian protests grows
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No breakthrough in Georgia talks

Monday, May 11th 2009, 16:16

Talks between President Mikhail Saakashvili and opposition leaders in Georgia failed to make any progress.
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Body of wanted US professor found

Sunday, May 10th 2009, 0:46
related countries: United States United States

A university professor in the US state of Georgia wanted for killing his wife and two others is found dead.
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Anti-government clash in Georgia

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 0:22
related places: Tbilisi

Anti-government protesters and police clash in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, over the alleged beating of a local journalist.
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Nato kicks off Georgia exercises

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 12:40
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato military exercises begin in Georgia with 18 states taking part, amid angry condemnation from Russia.
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Georgian troop rebellion 'over'

Tuesday, May 5th 2009, 15:09

Georgia says a mutiny at a military base near Tbilisi that officials linked to an alleged Russian coup attempt is over.
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S Ossetia releases OSCE observers

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 13:12

The OSCE condemns the brief detention of two observers by separatist forces in Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia.
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Nato exercises 'a dangerous move'

Friday, April 17th 2009, 12:42
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's president condemns Nato's "dangerous decision" to hold military exercises in Georgia next month.
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Russia angered by Nato exercises

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 13:32
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia asks Nato to cancel or postpone military exercises it plans to hold in Georgia next month.
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Georgia protests enter fifth day

Monday, April 13th 2009, 15:54

Thousands of opposition supporters in Georgia hold a fifth day of protests, calling on the president to step down.
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More protests in Georgian capital

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 14:29
related places: Tbilisi

Anti-government protests are continuing in Tbilisi for a third day, but fewer demonstrators are on the streets.
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Daily protests planned in Georgia

Friday, April 10th 2009, 21:58
related places: Tbilisi

Georgia's opposition begins a campaign of daily disruption in the capital Tbilisi in a bid to oust President Mikhail Saakashvili.
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Georgia braced for new protests

Friday, April 10th 2009, 9:04
related places: Tbilisi

Opponents of Georgia's President Saakashvili say they will continue a mass protest rally in Tbilisi - but he insists he will not quit.
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Georgians rally against president

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 13:40

Thousands gather outside parliament in Georgia saying they will not disperse until the president resigns.
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Recalling 1989

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 23:33

Soviet crackdown on Georgia fuelled breakaway dreams
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Baby boom

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 6:26

Georgian church leader sparks upsurge in births
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Georgia's 'anti-Putin' song axed by Eurovision contest organisers

Tuesday, March 10th 2009, 18:07

Georgia's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest - which appears to poke fun at Vladimir Putin - is blocked by show organisers.
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Escaped prisoner captured trying to sneak back into jail

Sunday, March 8th 2009, 10:48
related countries: United States United States

Prison authorities in the US state of Georgia who launched a manhunt for an escaped inmate catch him sneaking back into jail.
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Nato members offer Afghan support

Friday, February 20th 2009, 16:22
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Up to 20 Nato countries offer to boost their commitments to Afghanistan, US defence secretary Robert Gates says.
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Challenge facing Georgia's president

Thursday, February 12th 2009, 13:58

Many opposition figures in Georgia are blaming the president, Mikhail Saakashvili, for the country's troubles. Ray Furlong joined him on a tour of the country and found a man defiantly optimistic.
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