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European Youth Olympic Festival – looking back

After six days of intense competition, the 13th edition of the European Youth Olympic Festival has drawn to a close in Tbilisi. 50 countries took

After six days of intense competition, the 13th edition of the European Youth Olympic Festival has drawn to a close in Tbilisi. 50 countries took

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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 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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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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Tiger kills man after escaping Tbilisi Zoo during floods

A tiger has killed a man after escaping from a zoo during floods in Tbilisi at the weekend, it’s emerged. Georgia’s interior ministry confirmed the

A tiger has killed a man after escaping from a zoo during floods in Tbilisi at the weekend, it’s emerged. Georgia’s interior ministry confirmed the

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Warming to Tbilisi

In the first of our series exploring the sights and delights of Georgia, Georgian Life, we begin our journey in the country’s largest city and its

In the first of our series exploring the sights and delights of Georgia, Georgian Life, we begin our journey in the country’s largest city and its

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Traveler’s diary: Tbilisi

It’s generally acknowledged that in Tbilisi old meets new, and the East meets the West. However, once you come to visit, you’ll probably find out

It’s generally acknowledged that in Tbilisi old meets new, and the East meets the West. However, once you come to visit, you’ll probably find out

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Cherniak celebrates maiden Grand Prix gold in Tbilisi

The second IJF Grand Prix of the season began on Friday. Day one of three of the Tbilisi Grand Prix saw five gold medals up for grabs. World number

The second IJF Grand Prix of the season began on Friday. Day one of three of the Tbilisi Grand Prix saw five gold medals up for grabs. World number

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Georgia: clashes on International Day Against Homophobia

In Georgia, a rally for International Day Against Homophobia has been dramatically bombarded by priests and thousands of anti-gay protesters. Wearing

In Georgia, a rally for International Day Against Homophobia has been dramatically bombarded by priests and thousands of anti-gay protesters. Wearing

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200 inmates released in Georgia

The gates of prisons across Georgia opened to release almost 200 inmates newly recognised as political prisoners by Georgia’s parliament.

The gates of prisons across Georgia opened to release almost 200 inmates newly recognised as political prisoners by Georgia’s parliament.

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Mass baptism in Orthodox ceremony

Five hundred children were baptised at an Orthodox ceremony in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.

Five hundred children were baptised at an Orthodox ceremony in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.

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Georgia Gay Pride march ends in scuffle

A group of gay Georgian activists organised the first-ever march to mark the International Day Against Homophobia which turned into a fist fight when

A group of gay Georgian activists organised the first-ever march to mark the International Day Against Homophobia which turned into a fist fight when

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Georgia Gay Pride march ends in fist fight

An historic gay pride gathering in Georgia has ended in violence. Religious activists disrupted what was dubbed the country’s first-ever march to

An historic gay pride gathering in Georgia has ended in violence. Religious activists disrupted what was dubbed the country’s first-ever march to

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Israel embassy staff targeted in bomb attacks

A bomb attack on an Israeli embassy car in the Indian capital New Delhi has injured a woman. Another device found in an Israeli diplomat’s car in

A bomb attack on an Israeli embassy car in the Indian capital New Delhi has injured a woman. Another device found in an Israeli diplomat’s car in

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Georgia's record-breaking Magnetic Man

A kick-boxing coach from Georgia has set a new world record using his recently-acquired talent: the ability to attract metal to his body. 39-year-old

A kick-boxing coach from Georgia has set a new world record using his recently-acquired talent: the ability to attract metal to his body. 39-year-old

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Refugee evictions in Georgia

Georgia uproots hundreds of persons in an attempt to tackle a massive refugee problem inherited from conflicts in the early 1990s in the rebel

Georgia uproots hundreds of persons in an attempt to tackle a massive refugee problem inherited from conflicts in the early 1990s in the rebel

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Georgian opposition stage Tbilisi protest

At least 3,000 Georgian opposition supporters have demonstrated in the capital Tbilisi after one of their rallies was broken up on Thursday by

At least 3,000 Georgian opposition supporters have demonstrated in the capital Tbilisi after one of their rallies was broken up on Thursday by

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Fifth day of protests against Georgian president

Demonstrations to oust President Mikhail Saakashvili are continuing in Georgia for a fifth consecutive day. Hundreds of people are on the streets of

Demonstrations to oust President Mikhail Saakashvili are continuing in Georgia for a fifth consecutive day. Hundreds of people are on the streets of

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Georgian quit call for 'authoritarian' Saakashvili

Thousands took to the streets of Tbilisi on Saturday to demand the resignation of President Mikheil Saakashvili. The opposition marchers accuse

Thousands took to the streets of Tbilisi on Saturday to demand the resignation of President Mikheil Saakashvili. The opposition marchers accuse

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Victory for Georgia's ruling party in local polls

Georgia’s ruling party candidate, Gigi Ugulava, has been re-elected mayor of Tiblisi with over 60 percent of the vote – according to exit

Georgia’s ruling party candidate, Gigi Ugulava, has been re-elected mayor of Tiblisi with over 60 percent of the vote – according to exit

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Police and anti-government protesters clash in Georgia

Georgian riot police clash with stone-throwing demonstrators close to Tbilisi an indication that political tension is on the rise ahead of local

Georgian riot police clash with stone-throwing demonstrators close to Tbilisi an indication that political tension is on the rise ahead of local