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Woman wounded in armadillo shooting

Tuesday, April 14th 2015, 15:31
related countries: United States United States

Authorities in the US state of Georgia say a woman was accidentally shot by her son-in-law as he was trying to kill an armadillo with a handgun.
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Chess champion's toilet phone shame

Monday, April 13th 2015, 18:59

A Georgian chess grandmaster is expelled from a tournament after apparently using a smartphone in the toilet to check his moves.
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US teachers convicted over cheating

Thursday, April 2nd 2015, 0:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta

Eleven former school teachers and administrators are convicted of falsifying students' test scores in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Scotland to discover Georgia fate

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 10:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tbilisi

Scotland will discover on 21 May if their Euro 2016 qualifier in Georgia will be played behind closed doors after crowd trouble in Tbilisi.
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'Cloudy' drug halts US execution

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 6:42
related countries: United States United States

The execution of the first woman in Georgia in 70 years is postponed because the drug that was to be used appeared "cloudy", US officials say.
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Whitney's daughter 'found in bath'

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 19:43
related countries: United States United States

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late American singer Whitney Houston, is found unresponsive in a bathtub in a home in Georgia, US police say.
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VIDEO: Georgian politicians brawl in parliament

Friday, December 26th 2014, 22:04

A fight erupts in the Georgian parliament between ruling and opposition lawmakers.
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Missing boy found behind false wall

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 23:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta

A boy missing for four years in the US is found "frozen with fear" behind a false wall in a house in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Georgia murder raises domestic violence concerns

Saturday, November 29th 2014, 1:59

Domestic violence on the rise in Georgia
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O'Keeffe work sets female art record

Friday, November 21st 2014, 9:58
related countries: United States United States

A floral painting by late US artist Georgia O'Keeffe sells for $44.4m (£28.8m) at auction, setting a record for an artwork by a female artist.
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VIDEO: Rally in Georgia over Abkhazia's future

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 20:08
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Tbilisi

Thousands of people have been taking part in an anti-Russia protest in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi.
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Ketsbaia quits after Georgia defeat

Friday, November 14th 2014, 23:42
related countries: Poland Poland

Georgia coach Temuri Ketsbaia resigns following their 4-0 home defeat by Poland in Euro 2016 qualifying.
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Scotland 1-0 Georgia

Saturday, October 11th 2014, 18:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A first-half own goal is enough to give Scotland a Euro 2016 qualifying win against a stubborn Georgia at Ibrox.
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Murder charges in hot car death

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 17:33

A Georgia man whose son died after he left him in a hot car for seven hours has been charged with murder.
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VIDEO: Nato plans closer ties with Georgia

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 18:07
related countries: Russia Russia

Nato has unveiled new plans for closer relations with Georgia. The relationship has long been opposed by neighbouring Russia, with Georgia already contributing to Nato-led operations.
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Georgian wines toast EU sales boost

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 9:57

Why Georgia's winemakers hope to boost EU sales
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Georgian roots of Isis commander

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 0:30

The unusual past of a feared Isis commander
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Eduard Shevardnadze: Controversial to the end

Tuesday, July 8th 2014, 9:35

Disputed legacy of Georgian who helped end Cold War
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Georgia ex-leader Shevardnadze dies

Monday, July 7th 2014, 11:02

Former Georgian president and last foreign minister of the Soviet Union Eduard Shevardnadze dies at the age of 86 after a long illness.
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Georgian opposition leader arrested

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 18:04
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Georgia's main opposition leader Gigi Ugulava is arrested on suspicion of money laundering as he boards a flight to Ukraine.
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US sees first executions since April

Wednesday, June 18th 2014, 6:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The US state of Georgia has executed the first person in the US since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April.
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Georgia's gold mine dilemma

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 23:52

Mining plan alarms archaeologists in Georgia
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Abkhazia leader 'flees protests'

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 15:30

The president of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia is said to have fled the capital Sukhumi after opposition protesters seized his office.
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VIDEO: Communist symbols to be banned

Sunday, May 4th 2014, 1:18

The government of Georgia is introducing new measures to ban symbols of its totalitarian past, including statues of the former Soviet leader, and native Georgian, Joseph Stalin.
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Six hurt in Georgia FedEx shooting

Tuesday, April 29th 2014, 16:02

A gunman shot and injured six people inside a parcel sorting plant in suburban Atlanta before killing himself, police say.
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