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Georgia holds president's ex-ally

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 19:56

A Georgian politician is arrested for corruption after alleging the president ordered him to plan assassinations.
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Georgia condemns Russian 'terror'

Thursday, September 27th 2007, 11:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Georgia's President Mikhail Saakashvili accuses Russia of leading "terror" missions on his country's territory.
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Rugby: Georgia claim first victory

Wednesday, September 26th 2007, 17:49
related countries: Namibia Namibia

Georgia claim their first-ever World Cup victory as they defeat Namibia in wet conditions in Lens.
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Strange parade in a strange land

Saturday, September 22nd 2007, 11:14

Matthew Collins witnesses an "Independence" parade in South Ossetia, which is struggling to break away from Georgia.
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Georgia clues to human origins

Wednesday, September 19th 2007, 21:51

A team of scientists working in Georgia unearths the remains of four primitive human ancestors dating to 1.8 million years ago.
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Ireland 14-10 Georgia

Saturday, September 15th 2007, 20:47

Ireland fail to impress again as they struggle to see off a determined Georgia in Pool D.
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Georgia fires at 'Russian plane'

Friday, August 24th 2007, 20:54
related countries: Russia Russia

Georgia opens fire on an aircraft believed to be Russian after it violates its airspace, officials say.
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Georgia condemns Russian 'raid'

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 16:05
related countries: Russia Russia

Georgia's president accuses Russia of firing a missile on a Georgian village, although Russia denies the claim.
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Georgia in Russian attack claim

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 13:17
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Tbilisi

Georgia accuses Russia of an "act of aggression", after Tbilisi claims a missile was fired at its territory.
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'Gay' rally in Georgia cancelled

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 19:55

A rally meant to promote tolerance was scrapped, after rumours were spread that it was in fact a gay parade.
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Eastern Georgia suffers blackout

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 22:32

Some 2.5m people are left without electricity in eastern Georgia after two power lines are damaged, officials say.
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Reburial for Georgia ex-leader

Sunday, April 1st 2007, 13:16

The remains of Georgia's first President, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, are reburied 14 years after his violent death.
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Georgia rejects Abkhazia election

Monday, March 5th 2007, 2:48

Georgia's president dismisses Sunday's parliamentary elections in the breakaway region of Abkhazia as 'illegal'.
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Abkhazia votes in poll

Sunday, March 4th 2007, 18:52

Abkhazia, a Black Sea region which has been trying to split from Georgia, votes in parliamentary elections.
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Six die in US college bus crash

Friday, March 2nd 2007, 14:48
related countries: United States United States

A bus with US college baseball team crashes in the state of Georgia, killing at least six people, officials say.
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Georgia and US foil uranium plot

Thursday, January 25th 2007, 12:35
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

Georgia gives details of the arrest of a Russian man who tried to sell a small amount of weapons-grade uranium.
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Russia seeks to mend Georgia ties

Wednesday, January 24th 2007, 0:21
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow, Tbilisi

Russia's newly-returned ambassador to Georgia says Moscow wants to normalise its ties with Tbilisi.
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Russia to return envoy to Georgia

Friday, January 19th 2007, 2:28

Russia's President Putin announces his ambassador will return to Georgia after last year's diplomatic row.
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Fruit cargo blocks Russian border

Monday, January 8th 2007, 13:41
related countries: Russia Russia

Lorries laden with tangerines block a major Georgia-Russia border crossing on the fourth day of a protest.
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Stars turn out for Brown funeral

Saturday, December 30th 2006, 22:42

Michael Jackson and Don King join fans to pay last respects to soul star James Brown at his funeral in Georgia.
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Public burial for soul star Brown

Wednesday, December 27th 2006, 10:24

James Brown, the singer known as the "Godfather of Soul", will have a public funeral in Georgia.
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Georgia 'agrees Russia gas bill'

Friday, December 22nd 2006, 15:08

Georgia agrees to pay twice as much for gas from Russia, ending a bitter dispute between the two.
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Competing for votes in South Ossetia

Saturday, November 18th 2006, 11:31

Two referendums in this tiny area of Georgia have only exacerbated divisions in a region which has seen much violence, reports Matthew Collin.
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S Ossetia votes for independence

Monday, November 13th 2006, 9:38

Officials in the tiny ex-Soviet region of South Ossetia say more than 90% of voters back independence from Georgia.
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Gazprom to double Georgia charges

Thursday, November 2nd 2006, 11:30
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian energy giant Gazprom has said it will more than double the cost of gas to Georgia from 2007.
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