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Georgia row over TV channel ruling

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 0:50

Critics denounce a court ruling to return Georgia's biggest independent TV channel to its former co-owner.
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US Confederate flag pair jailed over threats to Georgia black family

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 13:59
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta

Two guilty of threatening a black family at a child's party receive lengthy sentences in Atlanta.
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Georgian Orthodox Church caught in 'poisoning plot'

Tuesday, February 14th 2017, 11:03

A Georgian priest is arrested on suspicion of plotting to kill a church leader with cyanide.
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US storms: At least 19 dead in Georgia and Mississippi

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 16:48
related countries: United States United States

Seven of those killed were in a Georgia trailer park apparently struck by a tornado.
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Italy avalanche: Survivor tells of 58-hour ordeal

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 15:46

Giorgia Galassi ate snow and cried under the avalanche at Rigopiano hotel until rescuers arrived.
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770 babies baptised in Georgian ceremony

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 0:19
related places: Tbilisi

The BBC's Rayhan Demytrie reports from a mass baptism ceremony in Tbilisi, Georgia.
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Swim team swaps pool for snow

Sunday, January 8th 2017, 13:37
related countries: United States United States

The swim team at US university Georgia Tech couldn't make it to their event, so they did the relay in the snow outside their hotel.
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Panda cubs in Atlanta zoo out in public for first time

Thursday, December 29th 2016, 21:52

A pair of panda cubs at a zoo in Atlanta, Georgia, take their first steps in public.
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Saakashvili quits over Ukraine corruption

Monday, November 7th 2016, 15:38
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ex-Georgia leader Mikheil Saakashvili quits as head of Ukraine's Odessa region, angry at corruption.
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Georgia governing party claims poll victory

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 4:34

Georgia's governing party claims victory in parliamentary elections, as partial results give it a commanding lead.
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Billionaire v exile

Friday, October 7th 2016, 3:16

Georgia's parliamentary election is dominated by a personal feud between Georgia's ex-President Saakashvili and ex-PM Ivanishvili.
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Georgia Pope: Tbilisi stadium largely empty for papal Mass

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 15:44

The Pope says Mass in a largely empty stadium on a visit to Georgia after the majority Orthodox Christian Church asks followers to stay away.
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Georgia's Orthodox priests protest at Pope's visit

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 12:16

Some Orthodox priests have been protesting at a visit by Pope Francis to Georgia, where the pontiff has been celebrating Mass.
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Georgia politicians fight during heated TV debate

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 8:04

A physical fight erupted on Georgian TV network Qvemo Kartli, after two politicians clashed during a studio debate.
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Forgotten lives

Monday, September 19th 2016, 0:06

What life is like for 150 families living on the margins of Georgian society, in a building left for years to decay.
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Vile hole no more

Sunday, September 11th 2016, 0:55
related countries: Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda

The BBC's Gemma Handy explores the history of Nelson's Dockyard in Antigua, a Georgian dockyard which was recently declared a Unesco World Heritage site.
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House Democrats stage sit-in on US gun control

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 19:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: House

Georgia congressman John Lewis led a sit-in on the House floor with his fellow Democrats to force a vote on gun control.
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Baboons return to Tbilisi zoo after floods

Monday, June 13th 2016, 23:29
related places: Tbilisi

The zoo in Georgia's capital Tbilisi has been slowly re-populating with animals, after flooding last year killed nearly half of its former residents.
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US murder trial broke race law

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 16:48
related countries: United States United States

Supreme Court rule in favour of black death row inmate, finding that Georgia prosecutors unlawfully excluded potential black jurors from his trial.
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Georgia vetoes 'religious freedom' bill

Monday, March 28th 2016, 17:50
related countries: United States United States

The governor of the US state of Georgia vetoes a "religious freedom" bill after facing pressure from business interests.
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Tree sets sail for Georgia park project

Thursday, March 24th 2016, 15:57

Enormous tulip tree uprooted and moved to billionaire ex-prime minister's new park.
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VIDEO: Cashier wrestles with armed robber

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 21:23
related countries: United States United States

A woman cashier fended off an armed robber in the US state of Georgia on Tuesday, grabbing his weapon before he fled.
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Clinton and Trump tighten election grip

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 11:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Virginia, Vermont

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump win most states on the biggest day of the race for the US presidential nominations.
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US state executes oldest death row man

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016, 8:05
related countries: United States United States

The US state of Georgia executes its oldest death row inmate, Brandon Astor Jones, after a last-minute appeal by his lawyers is rejected.
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VIDEO: Water thrown in Ukrainian government row

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 17:44
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's interior minister publishes video of a spat with former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili
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