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Ukraine bans Saakashvili for three years

Kiev - Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on Wednesday was banned from entering Ukraine for three years after Kiev deported the opposition leader earlier this month.

In the Netherlands, Saakashvili vows to 'continue fight'

Rotterdam - Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili vowed Wednesday to press on with his fight, as the stateless politician arrived in the Netherlands to join his family after being expelled from Ukraine.

In the Netherlands, Saakashvili vows to 'continue fight'

Rotterdam - Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili vowed to continue his fight Wednesday, as he arrived in the Netherlands after being expelled by Ukraine.

Saakashvili forced out of Ukraine, but for how long?

Kiev - By deporting him to Poland, President Petro Poroshenko may have managed to get rid of his arch-enemy Mikheil Saakashvili for now.

Saakashvili forced out of Ukraine, but for how long?

Kiev - By deporting him to Poland, President Petro Poroshenko may have managed to get rid of his arch-enemy Mikheil Saakashvili for now.

Saakashvili says counting on supporters for Ukraine return

Warsaw - Mikheil Saakashvili, a former Georgian president and current opposition leader in Ukraine, on Tuesday said he was counting on help from his supporters to return to Kiev after being deported to Poland.

Ukraine drops nocturnal curfew for Saakashvili

Kiev - Ukraine's public prosecutor said Tuesday that a nighttime curfew for opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili, accused of plotting a coup, had expired and would not be renewed.

Ukrainian court slaps curfew on Saakashvili

Kiev - A Ukrainian court on Friday slapped a curfew on former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, who stands accused of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia.

Ex-Georgia leader Saakashvili jailed in absentia

Tbili - A court in Georgia sentenced on Friday the country's former president Mikheil Saakashvili to three years in prison in absentia for abuse of power.

Saakashvili supporters storm Kiev arts centre

Kiev - Several hundred protesters led by former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili stormed Kiev's performing arts centre on Sunday, some hurling rocks, smoke bombs and firecrackers at the windows and doors.

Ukrainian court rules to free Saakashvili

Kiev - A Ukrainian court on Monday released arrested former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, who vowed to "pressure the authorities" to end corruption.

Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili on hunger strike after Ukraine arrest

Kiev - Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday.

Ukraine police rearrest ex-Georgian president Saakashvili

Kiev - Ukrainian police on Friday rearrested former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili after a similar attempt to detain the foe of President Petro Poroshenko had failed.

16 hurt as Ukraine police hunt Georgian ex-leader Saakashvili

Kiev - Sixteen people were injured in clashes in central Kiev on Wednesday as police sought to arrest ex-Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili, a staunch foe of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Unrest in Kiev after Ukraine detains Saakashvili

Kiev - Scuffles broke out in Kiev on Tuesday after Ukrainian authorities accused former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili of plotting a coup sponsored by Russia and attempted to arrest him.

Supporters free Saakashvili from Ukraine police van: AFP

Kiev - Hundreds of supporters of former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday freed the detained politician from a police van amid a showdown with officers in central Kiev, AFP correspondents reported.

Georgian ex-leader Saakashvili arrested in Ukraine

Kiev - Ukrainian security services on Tuesday arrested former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili after he climbed onto the roof of his apartment building and addressed supporters during a police raid.

Suspected Istanbul airport bomber confirmed killed in Georgia

Tbili - A one-armed, one-legged Chechen warlord suspected of organising the 2016 blasts at Istanbul's airport was killed during a counter-terror operation in Tbilisi last week, Georgian security services confirmed Friday.

Georgia vows punishment after hotel blaze kills 11

Tbili - Georgian leaders have vowed to punish those responsible for a blaze that killed 11 people at a five-star hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort city of Batumi.

Gunfire, explosions during Georgia 'terror' raid

Tbili - Explosions and gunfire were heard in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Wednesday as armed counter-terrorist units raided an apartment block on the outskirts of the city, an AFP reporter witnessed.

World's earliest evidence of wine-making found in Georgia

Miami - The world's earliest evidence of grape wine-making has been detected in 8,000-year-old pottery jars unearthed in Georgia, making the tradition almost 1,000 years older than previously thought, researchers said Monday.

Georgia PM reshuffles cabinet

Tbili - Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili on Monday announced a cabinet reshuffle and merger of several ministries in a bid to reduce red tape and the cost of running the government.

Georgia elects ex-football star Kaladze mayor of capital

Tbili - Georgia announced Sunday that former AC Milan football star Kakha Kaladze had been elected mayor of its capital Tbilisi.The country's election administration said on its website that Kaladze won 51 percent of the vote in Saturday's municipal election.

The Marshall Tucker Band to headline the 2017 Georgia Jam

The iconic southern rock group Marshall Tucker Band will headline the 2017 Georgia Jam. They will be playing shows in Macon and Atlanta.

Saakashvili vows Ukraine political comeback after return

Kiev - Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili vowed Monday to reclaim his place in Ukrainian politics after he defied the authorities and forced his way back into the conflict-riven country.

Ukraine vows punishments over Saakashvili border breach

Kiev - Ukrainian authorities on Monday vowed to punish those responsible after ex-Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili forced his way back into the country in the latest twist in a feud with President Petro Poroshenko.

Ex-Georgian president Saakashvili forces way into Ukraine

Medyka - Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and hundreds of his supporters forced their way into Ukraine on Sunday in a bid by the firebrand politician to reclaim his citizenship stripped by President Petro Poroshenko after they fell out.

Former Georgian president Saakashvili forces his way into Ukraine

Medyka - Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and hundreds of his supporters on Sunday forced their way into Ukraine in a bid by the firebrand politician to reclaim his citizenship stripped by President Petro Poroshenko after they fell out.

Saakashvili says determined to return to Ukraine Sunday

Varsovia - Exiled former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili said he was determined to return to Ukraine on Sunday, despite Tbilisi's request that Kiev detain and extradite him, amid his feud with the Ukrainian leader.

Georgia seeks Saakashvili's extradition from Ukraine

Kiev - Tbilisi has asked Kiev to extradite former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili, who is locked in a feud with Ukraine's leader, authorities said on Tuesday.
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Dr. Heidi Squier Kraft signing copies of her memoir  Rule Number Two.   Savannah Book Festival.  Sav...
Dr. Heidi Squier Kraft signing copies of her memoir "Rule Number Two." Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga. 2/16/13
Baker at Back in the Day Bakery with a tray of Old Fashioned cupcakes.  Savannah  GA
Baker at Back in the Day Bakery with a tray of Old Fashioned cupcakes. Savannah, GA
Azaleas in Forsyth Park.  Savannah  GA
Azaleas in Forsyth Park. Savannah, GA
Raindrop on American Holly leaf frozen in time.  Savannah  GA  1/29/14
Raindrop on American Holly leaf frozen in time. Savannah, GA 1/29/14
Savannah State University.  Savannah  Ga.
Savannah State University. Savannah, Ga.
Griff and Cheryl Day at 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Savannah  Ga.
Griff and Cheryl Day at 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga.
Azaleas in Forsyth Park.  Savannah  GA
Azaleas in Forsyth Park. Savannah, GA
Kitesurfers  kites  and onlookers on Tybee Creek at Tybee Island  Georgia.  8/25/13
Kitesurfers, kites, and onlookers on Tybee Creek at Tybee Island, Georgia. 8/25/13
Sea grass art near Tybee Creek at Tybee Island  GA.  8/25/13
Sea grass art near Tybee Creek at Tybee Island, GA. 8/25/13
Alligator Soul.  Savannah  Ga.
Alligator Soul. Savannah, Ga.
Al Gore at 2013 Savannah Book Festival.  Savannah  Ga.  2/16/13
Al Gore at 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga. 2/16/13
North Beach - Tybee Island  Ga.
North Beach - Tybee Island, Ga.
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
James Patterson at 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Savannah  Ga.
James Patterson at 2013 Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga.
Birthday cake at Leopold s Ice Cream.  Savannah  GA  August 18  2012
Birthday cake at Leopold's Ice Cream. Savannah, GA August 18, 2012
David Baldacci at Savannah Book Festival.  Savannah  Ga.
David Baldacci at Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg signing his book  Wilson  at the Savannah Book Festival....
Pulitzer Prize-winning author A. Scott Berg signing his book, Wilson, at the Savannah Book Festival. Savannah, Ga. 2/15/14
Line at the front door of Leopold s Ice Cream.  Savannah  GA  7/21/13
Line at the front door of Leopold's Ice Cream. Savannah, GA 7/21/13
Tybee Island Light Station.  Tybee Island  Ga.
Tybee Island Light Station. Tybee Island, Ga.
Red-Shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) at Oatland Island Wildlife Center.  Savannah  GA
Red-Shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) at Oatland Island Wildlife Center. Savannah, GA