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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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Georgia demands ex-leader's return

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 11:37

The authorities in Georgia threaten to issue an international arrest warrant for ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili if he fails to return for questioning.
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AUDIO: End death penalty, says executioner

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 12:15

A man who was in charge of executions in Georgia explains why he is campaigning for an end to the death penalty.
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US 'unwanted sexting' case dismissed

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 0:02
related countries: United States United States

A court in the US state of Georgia dismisses an obscenity case against a man who sent a woman an unsolicited photo of his penis in a text message.
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VIDEO: Georgia's 'concern' over Ukraine

Friday, February 21st 2014, 15:42
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Tbilisi

The latest deadly clashes in Ukraine are dominating Georgian media as Rayhan Demytrie reports from Tbilisi.
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Film crew member killed by train

Friday, February 21st 2014, 13:19

A woman working on a biopic about musician Gregg Allman dies after being hit by a train in south Georgia.
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VIDEO: Smoke as 5,600 tons of rubber burns

Monday, February 10th 2014, 10:54

A fire has destroyed 5,600 tons of rubber at a warehouse in Savannah, Georgia.
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Georgia in Sochi warning to Russia

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 16:07
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Sochi

Georgia warns it will act if Russia moves to bolster the independence claims of two breakaway Georgian regions at the Winter Olympics.
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VIDEO: '10 hours for a 40 minute trip'

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 4:27

Stefany Velez told BBC News about her 10 hour journey home when snow caused traffic chaos in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Russia expands border zone for Games

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 22:33
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Sochi

Georgia protests as Russia temporarily expands its security zone into the breakaway Georgian territory of Abkhazia for the Sochi games.
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VIDEO: Georgia's 'forgotten' young disabled

Friday, January 10th 2014, 22:40

Rayhan Demytrie reports on life for Georgia's disabled children, who are often marginalised and face the prospect of life-long isolation from society.
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Georgia's disabled 'locked in a box'

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 2:37

Georgia's disabled out of sight, out of mind
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VIDEO: 'Magnetic man' breaks spoon record

Saturday, December 28th 2013, 19:18

Georgian Etibar Elchev has broken his own record for carrying metal spoons on his chest and back.
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VIDEO: Georgian MPs brawl in parliament

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 19:06
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A session of the Georgian parliament has descended into a brawl over a resolution to support Ukraine's opposition movement.
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Man admits murdering teenage girl

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 12:22

A man admits murdering Shropshire teenager Georgia Williams, whose body was found in woodland near Wrexham.
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Carter grandson in governor race

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 16:51
related countries: United States United States

Former US President Jimmy Carter's grandson announces he will run for governor of Georgia, following in the political footsteps of his grandfather.
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VIDEO: Beehive truck crashes in Georgia

Monday, November 4th 2013, 12:29
related countries: United States United States

A truck carrying bee hives and honeycombs has overturned in the US state of Georgia.
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Georgia PM ally 'wins presidency'

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 22:19

An ally of billionaire Prime Minister Bidzi Ivanishvili is set to win Georgia's presidential election outright, partial results suggest.
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Georgia votes for new president

Sunday, October 27th 2013, 4:42

Voters in Georgia go to the polls in presidential elections that will end nearly a decade in power for Mikheil Saakashvili.
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VIDEO: Living behind razor wire in Georgia

Saturday, October 26th 2013, 4:05

Georgia is preparing to choose a new president in an election on Sunday.
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Bitter feud dominates Georgia election

Friday, October 25th 2013, 18:12

Rivals for power in Georgia - yet neither is a candidate
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US man convicted of murdering baby

Friday, August 30th 2013, 21:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

An 18-year-old US man is convicted of murder in the shooting of a baby in the state of Georgia - a case that has sent shockwaves across America.
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Mother of slain US infant testifies

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 21:05
related countries: United States United States

The mother of a baby allegedly shot dead by two teenagers in the US state of Georgia last year testifies she tried to shield her son from the gunfire.
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AUDIO: School secretary comforts gunman

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 10:14
related countries: United States United States

A recording from a 911 call on Tuesday reveals how a school clerk in Georgia, USA, successfully talked an armed man from shooting in a school.
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