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Trump shows no surrender in first post-election rally

Valdosta - President Donald Trump made clear Saturday he had no intention of relinquishing his baseless claims that last month's election was stolen from him, telling a raucous crowd at his first post-poll rally he would somehow still win.

Georgia recount expected to affirm Biden victory

Washington - Georgia was due Thursday to release results of a hand recount of presidential election votes -- with President-elect Joe Biden expected to be reaffirmed as the first Democrat to win the southern US state in almost three decades.

Protesters in ex-Soviet Georgia demand snap polls

Tbili - Thousands of anti-government demonstrators rallied in the capital of ex-Soviet Georgia on Saturday demanding snap polls after the opposition said parliament elections two weeks ago were marred by fraud.

Georgia opposition defies crackdown, stages new protests

Tbili - Fresh protests took place Monday in Tbilisi as thousands of people hit the streets a day after police cracked down on demonstrations against Georgia's recent general elections.

Police in ex-Soviet Georgia fire water cannons, tear gas at protesters

Tbili - Police in ex-Soviet Georgia on Sunday fired water cannons and tear gas on thousands of demonstrators who have vowed permanent protests until a snap vote is called as the opposition accused the ruling party of rigging tightly contested parliamentary ele...

Thousands rally in ex-Soviet Georgia demanding snap polls

Tbili - Thousands of opposition supporters rallied Sunday in ex-Soviet Georgia to demand a snap vote after the opposition accused the ruling party of rigging tightly contested parliamentary elections.

Georgia ruling party claims election win, opposition cries foul

Tbili - Georgia was on the verge of a political crisis Sunday as opposition parties called mass protests, rejecting parliamentary poll results after the election commission announced the ruling party held a narrow lead.

Trump and Biden wage unexpected duel in Georgia

Atlanta - Neighbors and volunteers are handing out water and snacks to the masked voters waiting patiently in line to cast their ballots on a hot October day in the Atlanta suburb of Smyrna.

Georgia governor sues Atlanta mayor over face mask mandate

Washington - The governor of Georgia sued officials in the US state's largest city Thursday, seeking to block a mandate that would require Atlanta residents to wear face masks in public as part of efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Germany accuses Russia over 'contract killing' of Georgian man

Berlin - German prosecutors on Thursday accused Russia of ordering the murder of a Georgian man in a central Berlin park, as they charged a suspected contract killer over the crime that has frayed ties.

Ex Georgian leader appointed reform aide in Ukraine

Kiev - Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on Thursday was appointed to a Ukrainian advisory body on reforms, in a move that marks his comeback to the ex-Soviet country's politics.

US death toll tops 50,000 as some Georgia businesses reopen

Atlanta - Gyms, hair salons and tattoo parlors had a green light to reopen Friday in the state of Georgia as the United States surpassed the grim milestone of 50,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic.

Flamboyant ex Georgia leader eyes Ukraine political comeback

Kiev - Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili said Friday he wants to help steer Ukraine through an economic crisis as new deputy prime minister but his plans sparked controversy both in Kiev and his native Georgia.

US state of Georgia delays primary election over virus fears

Washington - Georgia has become the second US state to delay its presidential primary election over fears of the novel coronavirus.

Georgia, Western allies blame Russia for 2019 cyberattacks

Tbili - Georgia, Britain and the United States on Thursday accused Russia of orchestrating a "reckless" cyber assault against the pro-Western Caucasus nation last year as part of an aggressive campaign of online attacks worldwide.

Georgia's independent TV channels allege state pressure

Tbili - Georgia's prominent TV personalities and managers on Wednesday accused the ruling party of seeking to stifle independent media and stepping up pressure on critics ahead of elections next year.

Georgia opposition vows 'permanent protests' after police crackdown

Tbili - Georgia opposition parties on Tuesday vowed "permanent protests" in a rare show of unity against the country's ruling party after police arrested protesters and used water cannon to disperse an anti-government rally.

Georgian police use water cannon on protesters

Tbili - Police in Georgia on Tuesday arrested protesters and used water cannon to disperse demonstrators who pressed ahead with anti-government rallies despite a new police crackdown.

Defiant Georgia opposition stages fresh protest despite crackdown

Tbili - Up to 20,000 opposition supporters rallied in Georgia on Monday, stepping up pressure on the increasingly unpopular ruling party, despite a police crackdown last week and the arrest of protesters.

Georgia jails opposition protesters

Tbili - A court in Georgia on Thursday jailed 10 opposition demonstrators for terms ranging from four to 13 days for "disobeying police orders" during protests which were dispersed with water cannon.

Riot police use water cannons to disperse Georgia protesters

Tbili - Riot police in Georgia used water cannons on Monday to disperse anti-government protesters who have taken to the streets after the ruling party backtracked on promised electoral reforms.

West backs Georgia opposition protests

Tbili - The United States and European Union expressed solidarity Monday with Georgia's anti-government protesters who took to the streets after the ruling party backtracked on promises of electoral reforms.

Thousands rally in Georgia as ruling party backtracks on reforms

Tbili - Thousands of opposition supporters demonstrated on the streets of Georgia on Thursday after the ruling party failed to push through promised electoral reforms.

2,000 Georgia websites hacked in cyber attacks

Tbili - Some 2,000 websites in Georgia, including those of the president, courts, and media were hacked in a massive cyber attack on Monday, officials and media said.

US sees Russia behind murder of Georgian in Germany: report

Washington - The United States sees Moscow behind the murder in Germany last month of a Georgian man who had fought against Russian forces in Chechnya, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Georgian MPs approve controversial new prime minister

Tbili - Georgia's parliament on Sunday confirmed an ex-interior minister accused of cracking down on protesters as the country's new prime minister, fuelling political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation.

Georgian PM announces resignation

Tbili - Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze announced his resignation on Monday, sparking speculation about his successor in a country rocked by anti-government protests accusing the authorities of ties to Russia.

Georgia warns of risk of 'confrontation' with South Ossetia

Tbili - Georgia warned Friday of the risk of a "serious confrontation" with Russia-backed South Ossetia after the breakaway region demanded that Georgian authorities remove a checkpoint on its disputed boundary.

Putin opposes sanctions against Georgia

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he was against imposing sanctions on Georgia after MPs backed economic measures in Russia's latest row with the neighbouring Caucasus country.

Thousands rally in Georgia against government promised reforms

Tbili - Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied on Monday in the Georgian capital for the fifth consecutive day as the increasingly unpopular ruling party's promise of sweeping reforms failed to appease mass demonstrations.
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