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VIDEO: Georgia PM's rapper son releases album

Tuesday, December 25th 2012, 1:28

Bera Ivanishvili, the son of Georgia's new prime minister, is making his voice heard as a rapper with the release of a debut album.
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Georgia and Russia 'plan talks'

Monday, December 10th 2012, 18:55
related countries: Russia Russia

The government of new Georgian PM Bidzina Ivanishvili announces plans to hold the first direct talks with Russia since the 2008 war.
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Saakashvili opponent put on trial

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 12:06

An ally-turned-opponent of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, Irakli Okruashvili, goes on trial on charges of setting up an illegal armed group.
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Justice or revenge in Georgia?

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 7:52

The thin line between justice and revenge in Georgia
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'Oldest person' dies in US at 116

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 4:19
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta

The woman listed as the world's oldest person - Besse Cooper, from Georgia in the United States - dies at the age of 116 near Atlanta.
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Georgian ex-officials arrested

Friday, November 16th 2012, 10:13

Georgian authorities arrest nine more officials who served under President Mikheil Saakashvili, who lost a general election last month.
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Georgia ex-minister faces charges

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 2:13

Georgia's ex-defence minister Bacho Akhalaia is charged over the alleged torture of soldiers, amid tensions following last month's leadership change.
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Georgia arrests 'abuse' minister

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 13:40

A senior member of Georgia's recent government is arrested, amid claims of a political witch-hunt.
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US mercy-dash helicopter crashes

Sunday, November 4th 2012, 7:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlanta

A police helicopter searching for a missing child crashes in Atlanta, killing both officers on board, US officials in the state of Georgia say.
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Singer Natina Reed killed by car

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 10:52
related countries: United States United States

Natina Reed, a member of the US R&B trio Blaque who played a cheerleader in the 2000 film Bring It On, has died in Georgia, police confirm.
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Tycoon confirmed as Georgian PM

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 12:46

Georgian tycoon Bidzina Ivanishvili is confirmed as his country's new prime minister, three weeks after his bloc won elections.
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Russian activist 'admits plot'

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 12:00
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian investigators say a detained anti-Kremlin activist admitted trying to foment riots with financial support from a Georgian MP.
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Georgia rivals agree on Nato goal

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 15:16

The president of Georgia and the incoming prime minister agree at talks that Nato membership remains a strategic goal, despite their sharp differences.
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Ex-Milan star in Georgia cabinet

Monday, October 8th 2012, 10:17

Georgian election winner Bidzina Ivanishvili unveils his cabinet, with ex-AC Milan star Kakha Kaladze named regional development minister.
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US and Russia hail Georgian vote

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 22:45
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The US, EU and Russia welcome Georgia's election results which give the country the first democratic transfer of power in its post-Soviet history.
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Georgia president admits defeat

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 18:32

Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili concedes victory in parliamentary polls to a bloc led by the country's richest man, who has called on him to quit.
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Georgia rivals claim poll victory

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 8:15

Georgia's governing party and the opposition both claim victory in the country's hotly disputed parliamentary elections.
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Georgia opposition 'leads' poll

Monday, October 1st 2012, 21:31

Early exit polls suggest the opposition coalition is ahead in the popular vote after parliamentary polls in Georgia, but may not win a majority.
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Symbolic protest as Georgia votes

Monday, October 1st 2012, 14:32

A Georgian billionaire who is the main rival to President Mikheil Saakashvili in the country's parliamentary election refuses to vote.
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VIDEO: Ballots cast in key Georgia poll

Monday, October 1st 2012, 2:38

Georgians are casting their votes in a parliamentary election regarded as President Mikhail Saakashvili's biggest test since he came to power in 2003.
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Georgia election: Scandal and intrigue split voters

Saturday, September 29th 2012, 23:30

Georgian voters split ahead of key election
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VIDEO: Georgia prison abuse: Hunger strike

Sunday, September 23rd 2012, 8:03

Members of Georgia's opposition party have gone on hunger strike as a row over the abuse of prisoners continues.
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VIDEO: Georgia prison scandal minister resigns

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 20:37

Georgia's Interior Minister Bacho Akhalaia has stepped down amid uproar over video footage that showed prison guards abusing inmates.
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Georgia scandal minister resigns

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 18:38

Georgia's Interior Minister Bacho Akhalaia steps down amid uproar over video footage showing prison guards abusing inmates.
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Georgian prison staff suspended

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 21:12

Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili orders the suspension of all prison staff, in response to video footage apparently showing abuse of inmates.
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