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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.

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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

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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

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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

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European Youth Olympic Festival - day five round-up

The camera’s were out on the fifth day of the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi Georgia. A photo finish was needed to hand Julian

The camera’s were out on the fifth day of the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi Georgia. A photo finish was needed to hand Julian

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European Youth Olympic Festival - day four round-up

Letizia Paternoster from Italy won gold in the girls road race at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. Denmark’s Emma Cecilie

Letizia Paternoster from Italy won gold in the girls road race at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. Denmark’s Emma Cecilie

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European Youth Olympic Festival - day three

Georgia’s Robinzon Beglarishvili thrilled the partizan crowd on Wednesday when he won the – 60kg judo title at the European Youth Olympic Festival in

Georgia’s Robinzon Beglarishvili thrilled the partizan crowd on Wednesday when he won the – 60kg judo title at the European Youth Olympic Festival in

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Day two round up from European Youth Olympic Festival

Ciara Neville from Ireland won the girls blue riband 100 metres event on day two of the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. Poland’s

Ciara Neville from Ireland won the girls blue riband 100 metres event on day two of the European Youth Olympic Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. Poland’s

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2015 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival begins

Competition at the 2015 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival in Tbilisi got underway on Monday. The city’s brand new Athletics Stadium greeted the

Competition at the 2015 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival in Tbilisi got underway on Monday. The city’s brand new Athletics Stadium greeted the

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Europe's young Olympic hopefuls compete in Tbilisi

The Olympic flame in the centre of the Georgian capital Tbilisi welcomes young athletes from all over Europe to compete in the European Youth Olympic

The Olympic flame in the centre of the Georgian capital Tbilisi welcomes young athletes from all over Europe to compete in the European Youth Olympic

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Georgia: Tbilisi Zoo is counting its survivors

Tbilisi Zoo in Georgia is looking to rebuild after last month’s devastating floods that killed three workers and many of the animals. The zoo is

Tbilisi Zoo in Georgia is looking to rebuild after last month’s devastating floods that killed three workers and many of the animals. The zoo is

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Life's a beach in Batumi, Georgia's top Black Sea resort

A jewel on the Black Sea, the Georgian resort of Batumi is also known as the party capital of the region. The main city of Adjara, an autonomous

A jewel on the Black Sea, the Georgian resort of Batumi is also known as the party capital of the region. The main city of Adjara, an autonomous

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Traveller's diary: Batumi

Batumi is Georgia’s party capital, and the main reason people come here from across the region is its spirit of freedom and fun. Georgian laws are

Batumi is Georgia’s party capital, and the main reason people come here from across the region is its spirit of freedom and fun. Georgian laws are

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Saakashvili warns of Odessa region's importance to Ukraine

Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa* region in February, to fight corruption. The former Georgian president might even be

Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa* region in February, to fight corruption. The former Georgian president might even be

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Kakheti: Georgia's cradle of wine

Kakheti is Georgia’s main wine-producing region in the country’s east. Wine grapes have been cultivated in these lands for 8,000 years, which

Kakheti is Georgia’s main wine-producing region in the country’s east. Wine grapes have been cultivated in these lands for 8,000 years, which