Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Georgia News

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.

Georgian protesters slam 'Putinism', raise pressure on oligarch

Tbili - Several thousand anti-government protesters took to the streets of the Georgian capital Tbilisi for a fourth day on Sunday as tensions rose between Moscow and its ex-Soviet neighbour.

Georgian protesters slam 'Putinism' as Moscow tensions soar

Tbili - Several thousand protesters took to the streets of Georgian capital Tbilisi for a fourth day on Sunday as tensions rose between Moscow and its ex-Soviet neighbour.

Russia bans Georgia airline flights as tensions rise over protests

Moscow - Russia's government on Saturday banned Georgian airlines from flying into its territory, extending restrictions imposed by President Vladimir Putin as part of growing tensions between Moscow and its ex-Soviet neighbour.

Russians hit out at Kremlin ban on flights to Georgia

Moscow - Russia's travel industryhit out Saturday at a decision by the Kremlin to suspend flights to Georgia as a politically motivated move that has little to do with safety concerns.

Putin bans Russian flights to crisis-hit Georgia

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neighbouring country over a Moscow lawmaker speaking in parliament in Tbilisi.

Georgia police fire rubber bullets on anti-government protesters

Tbili - Georgian police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at protesters demanding snap parliamentary polls after a Russian lawmaker addressed the assembly from the speaker's seat, causing uproar in Tbilisi.

Major film studios threaten to boycott Georgia over abortion law

Los Angeles - WarnerMedia, Sony Pictures and NBCUniversal on Thursday joined a growing number of major studios threatening to pull their productions out of Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the southern US state go into effect.

Fugitive UK speedboat killer starts jail stretch

London - A man who killed his date in a speedboat crash and then fled Britain started his six-year jail sentence on Thursday after being tracked down and extradited from ex-Soviet Georgia.

Speedboat killer extradited from Georgia back in UK

London - A British man extradited from Georgia arrived back in the UK on Wednesday to face his six-year sentence over the death of his date in a speedboat.

Georgia extradites British speedboat killer Shepherd

Tbili - Georgian authorities on Wednesday extradited a British man to serve out his six-year sentence in the UK over the death of his date in a speedboat, a justice ministry official said.

Grapes on Mars? Georgia winemakers aiming high

Tbili - Georgia is immensely proud of its ancient wine-making tradition, claiming to have been the first nation to make wine. Now it wants to be the first to grow grapes on Mars.

Georgia court rules to extradite British speedboat killer

Tbili - A Georgian court on Tuesday ruled to extradite a British man who killed his date in a speedboat crash in London and gave himself up in the ex-Soviet republic after fleeing his country.

Georgia court rules to extradite British speedboat killer Shepherd

Tbili - A Georgian court on Tuesday ruled to extradite a British man who killed his date in a speedboat crash in London and gave himself up in the ex-Soviet republic after fleeing his country.

British speedboat killer gives himself up to Georgia police

Tbili - A British man who killed his date in a speedboat crash and went on the run ahead of his trial has given himself up in the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia, police said Wednesday.

British speedboat killer gives himself up to Georgia police: official

Tbili - A British man who killed his date in a speedboat crash and went on the run ahead of his trial has given himself up in the ex-Soviet republic of Georgia, police said Wednesday.

Georgia wrestling chief detained for assault on former European champion

Tbili - Georgian police have arrested the chief of the country's wrestling federation over a violent assault on a two-time European champion during a national tournament in the ex-Soviet Caucasus nation.

Georgia's first female president sworn in

Telavi - Georgia on Sunday swore in its first female president, Salome Zurabishvili as opposition parties continue to denounce her election as fraudulent and demand snap parliamentary polls.

Georgia's new president: French diplomat who returned to ancestral home

Tbili - Salome Zurabishvili, who has been elected Georgia's first female president, is a former French diplomat who exchanged a secure career for the turbulent politics of her ancestral country.

Opposition rejects vote as Georgia elects first woman president

Tbili - Ex-diplomat Salome Zurabishvili hailed her election as Georgia's first woman president on Thursday but opposition leaders denounced the result as fraud and called for protests.

Ruling party candidate leads in Georgia presidential vote: exit poll

Tbili - Ruling party candidate Salome Zurabishvili was in the lead after voting closed Wednesday in a hotly contested Georgian presidential election, an exit poll showed.

Ruling party candidate leads in Georgia presidential vote

Tbili - Georgia's ruling party candidate Salome Zurabishvili was on the verge of winning a hotly contested presidential vote, nearly complete results showed Thursday, as the opposition called for protests over alleged fraud.

Georgia holds second round of hotly contested presidential vote

Tbili - Georgia on Wednesday holds the second round of a knife-edge presidential election seen as a crucial test for the increasingly unpopular ruling party led by a billionaire oligarch.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 14 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Georgia


Georgia Image

A view of the Savannah River as seen from River Street.  Savannah  Ga.
A view of the Savannah River as seen from River Street. Savannah, Ga.
Me and Murmur
Me and Murmur
Fresh produce  plants  and more at Polk s Plus.  Pooler  Ga.
Fresh produce, plants, and more at Polk's Plus. Pooler, Ga.
Oglethorpe Square - named for the founder of Savannah  James Oglethorpe.  Savannah  Ga.
Oglethorpe Square - named for the founder of Savannah, James Oglethorpe. Savannah, Ga.
Atlanta Falcons  items at The Atlanta Falcons Tailgate Team table.  Savannah  Ga.  10/15/13
Atlanta Falcons' items at The Atlanta Falcons Tailgate Team table. Savannah, Ga. 10/15/13
Al Gore with Robin Gold  executive director of the Savannah Book Festival.  Savannah  Ga.  2/16/13
Al Gore with Robin Gold, executive director of the Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga. 2/16/13
Tybee Island  Ga.
Tybee Island, Ga.
Heidi Squier Kraft at 2013 Savannah Book Festival.  Savannah  Ga.  2/16/13
Heidi Squier Kraft at 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga. 2/16/13
Gregg Allman at the 2013 Savannah Book Festival.  Savannah  Ga.  2/16/13
Gregg Allman at the 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga. 2/16/13
Paintings for sale at First Saturday on the River and Kiss-a-Pig Campaign kick-off at Savannah s riv...
Paintings for sale at First Saturday on the River and Kiss-a-Pig Campaign kick-off at Savannah's river front. Savannah, Ga. 3/2/13
Balloon animal maker at First Saturday on the River and Kiss-a-Pig Campaign kick-off at Savannah s r...
Balloon animal maker at First Saturday on the River and Kiss-a-Pig Campaign kick-off at Savannah's river front. Savannah, Ga. 3/2/13
Tybee Island  Ga.
Tybee Island, Ga.
Forsyth Park fountain has been  greened  for St. Patrick s Day.  Savannah  Ga.  3/9/13
Forsyth Park fountain has been "greened" for St. Patrick's Day. Savannah, Ga. 3/9/13
Kitesurfers  kites near Tybee Creek at Tybee Island  Georgia.  8/25/13
Kitesurfers' kites near Tybee Creek at Tybee Island, Georgia. 8/25/13
Piggly Wiggly s Mr. Pig and a zombie at First Saturday on the River and Kiss-a-Pig Campaign kick-off...
Piggly Wiggly's Mr. Pig and a zombie at First Saturday on the River and Kiss-a-Pig Campaign kick-off at Savannah's river front. Savannah, Ga. 3/2/13
Ice cream with whipped cream and sprinkles at Leopold s Ice Cream.  Savannah  GA
Ice cream with whipped cream and sprinkles at Leopold's Ice Cream. Savannah, GA
Sunset as seen from Uncle Bubba s Restaurant.  Savannah  Ga.
Sunset as seen from Uncle Bubba's Restaurant. Savannah, Ga.
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek.  Tybee Island  Georgia
Kitesurfing on Tybee Creek. Tybee Island, Georgia
Social Science Academic Building at Savannah State University.  Savannah  Ga.
Social Science Academic Building at Savannah State University. Savannah, Ga.
Street musician at First Saturday on the River and Kiss-a-Pig Campaign kick-off at Savannah s river ...
Street musician at First Saturday on the River and Kiss-a-Pig Campaign kick-off at Savannah's river front. Savannah, Ga. 3/2/13

Latest News
Top News