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Meet your hominid ancestors in Georgia

Archaelogical findings including fossilised bones and artefacts covering almost two million years of human evolution are on show at the Georgian National Museum as part of its exhibition ‘Stone Age…

Archaelogical findings including fossilised bones and artefacts covering almost two million years of human evolution are on show at the Georgian National Museum as part of its exhibition ‘Stone Age…

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Georgia votes in highly contested parliamentary elections

Polls suggest the ruling Georgian Dream Party is on track to win, but there is also strong support for the opposition United National Movement. Both want to join the EU and NATO, however, the ruling p

Polls suggest the ruling Georgian Dream Party is on track to win, but there is also strong support for the opposition United National Movement. Both want to join the EU and NATO, however, the ruling p

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Pope holds mass in Tbilisi as Orthodox Church stays away

Pope Francis celebrates Mass with just a few thousand Catholics in Georgia, one of the smallest crowds the pontiff has drawn in 16 trips abroad.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass with just a few thousand Catholics in Georgia, one of the smallest crowds the pontiff has drawn in 16 trips abroad.

Europe

Bulgaria backs EU's Georgieva to be next UN chief

Kristalina Georgieva, an EU commissioner, has been nominated by her native Bulgaria as a candidate to become the next UN Secretary General.

Kristalina Georgieva, an EU commissioner, has been nominated by her native Bulgaria as a candidate to become the next UN Secretary General.

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Politicians' punch-up live on air in Georgia

Two of the country's parliamentarians came to blows after tension spilled over during a TV debate

Two of the country's parliamentarians came to blows after tension spilled over during a TV debate

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Georgian parliamentary candidates brawl on TV

A fistfight erupted between candidates for the Georgian Parliament late on Wednesday during a political talk show.

A fistfight erupted between candidates for the Georgian Parliament late on Wednesday during a political talk show.

Culture

GEM Fest a hedonistic jewel in the Georgian crown

The Georgian Black Sea resort of Anaklia hosts the "GEM Fest":http://gem-fest.com/ short for the 'Georgian Electronic Music Festival.'

The Georgian Black Sea resort of Anaklia hosts the "GEM Fest":http://gem-fest.com/ short for the 'Georgian Electronic Music Festival.'

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Georgia marks anniversary of 5-day war

Georgia commemorated the eighth anniversary of its five-day war with Russia on Monday (August 8).

Georgia commemorated the eighth anniversary of its five-day war with Russia on Monday (August 8).

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Kerry pledges support for Georgia's western aims before NATO summit

US Secretary of State John Kerry has sought to reassure Georgia of American support during a visit to Tbilisi ahead of a NATO summit this weekend expected to focus on the threat posed by…

US Secretary of State John Kerry has sought to reassure Georgia of American support during a visit to Tbilisi ahead of a NATO summit this weekend expected to focus on the threat posed by…

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Georgia arrests 6 suspected of trying to sell uranium

The Georgian security service has detained six locals and Armenians it says were trying to sell some two hundred million dollars worth of

The Georgian security service has detained six locals and Armenians it says were trying to sell some two hundred million dollars worth of

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Georgia: More fear than pain

The capital of Georgia, Tbilisi, experienced strong winds last Saturday, 16 April. So strong that trees were blown over onto cars in the city centre

The capital of Georgia, Tbilisi, experienced strong winds last Saturday, 16 April. So strong that trees were blown over onto cars in the city centre

Sport

Tbilisi Judo Grand Prix: Dutch judokas paint Georgian capital Orange

Dutch judoka’s dominated proceedings on the third and final day of the Tbilisi Grand Prix. From the five remaining categories of the tournament they

Dutch judoka’s dominated proceedings on the third and final day of the Tbilisi Grand Prix. From the five remaining categories of the tournament they

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Judo: Day one of the Tbilisi Grand Prix

Monica Ungureanu struck gold in the women’s -48 kilo class at the Tbilisi Grand Prix – the third Grand Prix of the season. Having dispatched pre

Monica Ungureanu struck gold in the women’s -48 kilo class at the Tbilisi Grand Prix – the third Grand Prix of the season. Having dispatched pre

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H1N1 Swine flu: a new pandemic on the way?

An outbreak of swine flu in eastern Europe is claiming lives and causing a stir in the media. A major H1N1 outbreak sparked a World Health

An outbreak of swine flu in eastern Europe is claiming lives and causing a stir in the media. A major H1N1 outbreak sparked a World Health

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USA: Hostages safe, suspect 'critical' after Georgia motel siege

A woman and 11 children held hostage at a motel in the US state of Georgia have been safely rescued, according to police. The suspect, however

A woman and 11 children held hostage at a motel in the US state of Georgia have been safely rescued, according to police. The suspect, however

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Hundreds gather in support of anti-government TV station in Georgia

Hundreds of people gathered in front of Georgian TV company Rutavi2 which is subject of a lawsuit over its ownership. Supporters have vowed to

Hundreds of people gathered in front of Georgian TV company Rutavi2 which is subject of a lawsuit over its ownership. Supporters have vowed to

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ICC to probe war crimes in 2008 war between Russia and Georgia

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda says she intends to investigate both sides in the 2008 war between Russia and

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda says she intends to investigate both sides in the 2008 war between Russia and

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Georgia and South Ossetia mark anniversary of 2008 war

Georgia and South Ossetia have been marking the seventh anniversary of a brief war in 2008. A five-day Russian offensive prevented Tbilisi from

Georgia and South Ossetia have been marking the seventh anniversary of a brief war in 2008. A five-day Russian offensive prevented Tbilisi from

Sport

European Youth Olympic Festival – final day

Local favourite Onise Saneblidze produced a stunning performance to beat Russia’s Aliumer Tumaev in the under 90 kilo final in Tbilisi as the

Local favourite Onise Saneblidze produced a stunning performance to beat Russia’s Aliumer Tumaev in the under 90 kilo final in Tbilisi as the