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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

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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Live text - International football

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 16:44
related countries: Poland Poland, San Marino San Marino, Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England meet Spain in Seville after Republic of Ireland beat Georgia, Northern Ireland win in San Marino and Wales lose to Poland on Wednesday.
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EU spars with Russia over rights

Friday, February 6th 2009, 17:51
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia and the EU trade accusations over human rights abuses, at their first high-level talks since the gas dispute.
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Georgia 'seizes Russian soldier'

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 15:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia accuses Georgia of capturing one of its soldiers in or around breakaway South Ossetia, Russian media say.
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Russia blamed for monitor pullout

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 22:52
related countries: Russia Russia

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe says it will close its operation in Georgia, blaming Russian opposition.
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Senior Georgian ministers sacked

Friday, December 5th 2008, 21:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Georgia's defence and foreign affairs ministers are dismissed as new PM seeks change after war with Russia.
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Nato defers on Georgia, Ukraine

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 13:06
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Nato reiterates Ukraine and Georgia will eventually join the bloc, but does not offer them formal roadmaps.
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Republican wins key Senate race

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 2:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Senate

US Republican Senator Saxby Chambliss wins re-election in Georgia, dashing the Democrats' hopes of a "super-majority".
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Nato 'to resume ties with Russia'

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 0:17
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Nato agrees to a "graduated re-engagement" with Moscow,four months after talks were frozen over Russia's war with Georgia.
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US Senate run-off vote in Georgia

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 16:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Democrat, Senate

The US state of Georgia votes in a run-off for one of two unresolved races that could seal Democrat control of the Senate.
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Long road

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 0:37
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Nato is not ready to take in Ukraine and post-war Georgia
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Saakashvili defends S Ossetia war

Friday, November 28th 2008, 17:34

President Mikhail Saakashvili denies seeking a green light from Washington for Georgia's assault on South Ossetia.
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Georgian row over origins of war

Wednesday, November 26th 2008, 14:14
related countries: Russia Russia

An ex-Georgian ambassador sparks uproar by saying Georgia, not Russia, started the war in South Ossetia.
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'Shots fired' near Georgia leader

Sunday, November 23rd 2008, 23:16

Shots are reportedly fired as a car carries Georgia's president near South Ossetia, officials say, but Russia denies involvement.
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Fresh Russia-Georgia talks begin

Wednesday, November 19th 2008, 11:50
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia and Georgia open a new round of talks in Geneva aimed at restoring security after their conflict over South Ossetia.
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Georgian refugees 'still trapped'

Tuesday, November 18th 2008, 10:58

More than 20,000 Georgians are still unable to return home following August's war in the area, Amnesty International says.
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Russia and Georgia in drone row

Monday, November 17th 2008, 17:37
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia rejects Georgia's claims that a Russian drone has crashed and killed two Georgian policemen.
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Tensions flare

Saturday, November 15th 2008, 1:23

Georgians flee as militia move in on edge of Ossetia
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Putin denies threatening to hang rival where it hurts

Friday, November 14th 2008, 12:36
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian PM Vladimir Putin did not make a crude threat regarding Georgia's president, his spokesman says.
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