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VIDEO: Protests over Georgia jail abuse video

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 17:02

Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has suspended the country's entire prison staff, amid protests over video footage showing prisoners apparently being abused by guards.
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World Cup qualifying round-up: Spain avoid shock

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 22:52
related countries: France France, Germany Germany, Netherlands Netherlands, Spain Spain

Reigning world champions Spain avoid a shock in Georgia while Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands all also pick up wins.
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'Hunger Games 2' starts filming

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 14:21
related countries: United States United States

The second film in the Hunger Games trilogy has started filming in the US state of Georgia.
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Georgians among dead Islamists

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 11:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Georgia admits at least two of 11 suspected Islamists killed in clashes near the Russia border last week were Georgian, and not foreign as it first said.
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VIDEO: Can Paralympians inspire Georgia's disabled?

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 15:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

This year two Georgians - Nika Tvauri and Shota Omarashvili - will be representing their country in swimming and weightlifting respectively at the 2012 London Paralympics.
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Battle for the heart of Georgia

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 1:01

Georgia's elections pit richest man against popular president
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Georgian athletes confront Olympics ghosts

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 23:41

Olympics means both dreams and nightmares for Georgia's athletes
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Georgia's glass parliament a symbol of future

Sunday, June 10th 2012, 1:12

Critics see through Georgia's symbolic glass parliament
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On holiday with 'the enemy'

Sunday, June 3rd 2012, 0:54
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian tourists in Georgia despite 2008 conflict
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VIDEO: Russians return to Georgia

Friday, June 1st 2012, 9:52

Russians are now holidaying in Georgia again - four years after the conflict between the two countries.
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Opposition in huge Georgia rally

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 16:48

Tens of thousands throng the streets of the Georgian capital at a political rally organised by billionaire opposition leader, Bidzina Ivanishvili.
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American Idol winner announced

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 4:40
related countries: United States United States

The winner of this year's American Idol contest is announced, after a record 132 million votes are cast in the final showdown.
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Fighting at gay march in Tbilisi

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 15:56
related places: Tbilisi

Fighting breaks out as religious protesters block a small gay rights march in the capital of the former Soviet republic of Georgia.
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VIDEO: State of emergency declared in Georgia

Sunday, May 13th 2012, 16:28
related places: Tbilisi

The authorities in Georgia have declared a state of emergency and sent troops into the capital, Tbilisi, after severe flooding.
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Five dead as floods hit Tbilisi

Sunday, May 13th 2012, 14:18
related places: Tbilisi

A river bursts its banks in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, flooding parts of the city and leaving at least five people dead and dozens injured.
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Chechens 'plotted Sochi attack'

Thursday, May 10th 2012, 14:12
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Chechen, Sochi

Russia's security services say Chechen rebels have been plotting with Georgian security services to attack the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
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Ex-KGB chief wins S Ossetia poll

Monday, April 9th 2012, 8:23

A former head of the KGB in South Ossetia, Leonid Tibilov, wins the Georgian breakaway region's presidential election.
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VIDEO: US plane slides off end of runway

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 18:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hartsfield

A Delta Airlines jet has slid off the end of the runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the US state of Georgia.
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Abkhazia votes with no peace in sight

Saturday, March 10th 2012, 5:42

Abkhazia votes amid new tension with Georgia
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VIDEO: Abkhaz-Georgian relations: Tough game

Friday, March 9th 2012, 7:09

On Saturday parliamentary elections will be held in the separatist territory of Abkhazia, which broke away from Georgia in a bloody war in the 1990s - but signs of instability are growing in the region.
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Super Tuesday duel hinges on Ohio

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 4:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican, Alaska

Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are in a knife-edge battle for the state of Ohio, Super Tuesday's most coveted prize.
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VIDEO: Thailand releases bomber CCTV

Wednesday, February 15th 2012, 12:20
related countries: India India, Iran Iran, Israel Israel, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Israel is blaming Iran for Tuesday's botched explosions in Bangkok. They came a day after two bombs targeted Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia.
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VIDEO: Israel envoys 'target of attacks'

Monday, February 13th 2012, 19:34
related countries: India India, Iran Iran, Israel Israel

Bombers have targeted staff at Israeli embassies in India and Georgia, officials say, with Israel accusing Iran of masterminding the attacks.
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Georgia entrepreneurs hit prime time

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 8:38

Georgia's entrepreneurs compete for investment on reality TV show
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My Business: From old cellar to successful winery

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 0:03

The Georgian winemaking twins reviving a lost art
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