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VIDEO: Peace-keeping meetings in 'no-man's land'

Sunday, November 29th 2015, 18:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Rayhan Demytrie reports from one of the monthly meetings aimed at resolving tensions between Georgia and Russia over South Ossetia, one of Georgia's two breakaway regions.
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Saakashvili accused of 'coup plot'

Friday, October 30th 2015, 16:34

Georgia launches a criminal investigation into ex-President Saakashvili, accusing him of a coup plot, after a recorded phone call is leaked.
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DNA test in battle for tycoon riches

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 12:00
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A woman claiming to be a Georgian oligarch's daughter wins the right to have tissue samples released for DNA tests in Moscow, amid a court battle over Kakha Bendukidze's fortune.
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Georgians protest over TV station row

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 14:33

Thousands of people stage a rally in Georgia to protest against the government's alleged attempts to close the country's most popular TV station.
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ICC to investigate Russia-Georgia war

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 21:26
related countries: Russia Russia

The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor says she will investigate Russian and Georgian forces over possible war crimes in the 2008 conflict.
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US rebel flag 'threats' to black family

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 0:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Confederate

A group of white men and women driving cars flying the Confederate flag are charged over a confrontation with a black family in Georgia.
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New Zealand 43-10 Georgia

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 21:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Holders New Zealand qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals courtesy of an underwhelming win over a committed Georgia.
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Georgia executes first woman since 1945

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 8:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pope

The US state of Georgia executes a woman for the first time in 70 years despite a number of last-ditch appeals, including one by the Pope.
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Georgia hold firm to beat Tonga

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 13:59
related countries: Tonga Tonga

Tries from captain Mamuka Gorgodze and winger Giorgi Tkhilaishvili help Georgia to a memorable win at Gloucester.
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Georgia 1-0 Scotland

Friday, September 4th 2015, 21:13

Scotland's hopes of reaching the Euro 2016 finals take a blow as Georgia claim a first home win of the qualifying campaign.
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Strachan upbeat despite Euro loss

Friday, September 4th 2015, 19:38
related countries: Germany Germany

Gordon Strachan says facing Germany offers the chance to atone for the Euro 2016 qualifying defeat by Georgia.
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VIDEO: Funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 1:44
related countries: United States United States

A funeral service is held in the US state of Georgia for Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston and the rapper Bobby Brown.
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Outburst mars Bobbi Brown memorial

Saturday, August 1st 2015, 19:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Brown

The Georgia memorial service for Bobbi Kristina Brown, only child of late singer Whitney Houston, is marred by an outburst from her aunt.
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20th Century artists on show at Tate

Monday, July 27th 2015, 9:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tate

The work of 20th Century artists dominates next year's programme at Tate with exhibitions including US artists Georgia O'Keeffe and Robert Rauschenberg and war artist Paul Nash.
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EU warning over Russia 'land grab'

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 13:44
related countries: Russia Russia

The EU warns of increased tensions amid claims that Russia has redrawn a section of Georgia's de facto border with South Ossetia.
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Rick Ross facing kidnapping charges

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 15:24

The rapper is arrested on kidnapping and assault charges at his mansion in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Escaped tiger kills man in Georgia

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 14:43
related places: Tbilisi

A tiger that killed a man and wounded another after escaping from a flooded zoo in Georgia has been shot dead, the Georgian interior ministry says.
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VIDEO: Volunteers search for animals at flooded zoo

Monday, June 15th 2015, 22:17
related places: Tbilisi

A flash flood in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi has killed at least 13 people, with up to 20 still missing according to officials.
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'Up to 20' missing in Georgia flood

Monday, June 15th 2015, 15:42
related places: Tbilisi

Up to 20 people are missing after a deadly flood swept through Georgia's capital Tbilisi, with escaped zoo animals still on the loose, officials say.
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VIDEO: Hippo, lions and bears loose in Georgia

Monday, June 15th 2015, 0:28
related places: Tbilisi

Heavy flooding in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, has killed at least 12 people and officials are warning residents to stay indoors to avoid animals that have escaped from a zoo.
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Alert as zoo animals escape in flood

Sunday, June 14th 2015, 18:48
related places: Tbilisi

Residents of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, are told to stay indoors after heavy flooding kills at least 12 people and causes zoo animals to escape.
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Ex-Georgia head gives up citizenship

Monday, June 1st 2015, 18:52
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says he is giving up his country's citizenship as he becomes governor of Ukraine's Odessa region.
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Ex-Georgia leader gets Ukraine job

Sunday, May 31st 2015, 5:52
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili - who is wanted in his country - is appointed governor of Ukraine's southern Odessa region.
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VIDEO: 'Swarm robots' ready for rescue

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 23:30

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology have been exploring ways of making robots working together.
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VIDEO: Passengers' lucky escape as train hits bus

Sunday, May 17th 2015, 7:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta

Passengers on a bus in Atlanta, Georgia, had a narrow escape after their bus got stuck in traffic - in the path of an oncoming train.
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