Dec 29, 2012 14:20 EST
A Georgian soldier, who went missing in southern Afghanistan last week, was found dead on Saturday, Georgia's defence minister said.
Dec 10, 2012 07:10 EST
Georgia and Russia are to hold their first direct diplomatic talks since the arch-foes severed ties after the 2008 war over the separatist region of South Ossetia, Georgia's foreign minister said Monday.
Dec 10, 2012 04:46 EST
Georgia and Russia are to hold first their direct diplomatic talks since the arch-foes severed ties after the 2008 war over the separatist region of South Ossetia, Georgia's foreign minister said Monday.
Dec 01, 2012 13:57 EST
Georgian police on Saturday questioned a former prime minister over the alleged use of a fake passport, further raising tensions between the government and President Mikheil Saakashvili, who says his allies are being persecuted.
Nov 29, 2012 16:41 EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Thursday for the first time with her Georgian counterpart, and issued a warning about the arrests of political opponents by the new Tbilisi government.
Nov 18, 2012 05:06 EST
Japan's 25-22 Test win over Georgia with a 25-metre last-gasp drop goal from Kosei Ono gave their Australian coach Eddie Jones some atonement for the Wallabies' nightmare loss to England in 2003.
Oct 21, 2012 09:02 EDT
Georgian tycoon Bidzina Ivanishvili's coalition took control of parliament on Sunday after its shock election win this month as the legislature convened in a controversial new building in a provincial city.
Oct 21, 2012 08:25 EDT
Russian troops on Sunday reported killing 49 militants in a massive security sweep that followed angry comments from President Vladimir Putin about raging violence in the troubled North Caucasus.
Oct 21, 2012 03:59 EDT
Russian troops reported killing 49 militants in a massive security sweep that followed angry comments from President Vladimir Putin about raging violence in the troubled North Caucasus.
Oct 15, 2012 09:29 EDT
Azerbaijan on Monday reassured international energy companies that there was no threat to their business after the country's leader slammed BP for alleged errors that caused an oil output decline.
Oct 12, 2012 17:30 EDT
World and European champions Spain warmed up for their Group I showdown with France next Tuesday as Pedro Rodriguez fired a hat-trick in a convincing 4-0 victory over Belarus on Friday.
Oct 10, 2012 14:28 EDT
From macho disaster-movie stars to a couple on a catastrophic date gone wrong, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and victorious rival Bidzina Ivanishvili's grim-faced first meeting sparked a wave of satirical online spoofs.
Oct 08, 2012 08:23 EDT
Georgia's Bidzina Ivanishvili named his first cabinet Monday after his coalition's shock election victory, suggesting the ex-Soviet state could continue its pro-Western foreign policy.
Oct 03, 2012 11:15 EDT
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili's party on Wednesday rejected calls for him to resign following the stunning opposition election victory that will transform the country's political landscape.
Oct 02, 2012 16:09 EDT
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili conceded a shock defeat Tuesday to a billionaire tycoon in parliamentary polls, ending nine years of dominance that antagonised Russia and brought Tbilisi closer to the West.
Oct 02, 2012 02:15 EDT
Georgia's opposition led Tuesday in early results of bruising parliamentary polls, raising the possibility of a shock victory over President Mikheil Saakashvili's long-dominant ruling party.
Oct 01, 2012 16:17 EDT
Georgia's billionaire-led opposition Monday was edging President Mikheil Saakashvili's ruling party in parliamentary elections, but a complex voting system meant the result could come down to the wire.
Oct 01, 2012 13:57 EDT
Georgia's billionaire-led coalition was leading President Mikheil Saakashvili's ruling party in parliamentary elections Monday according to exit polls, but it was unclear which will win the final majority.
Oct 01, 2012 12:34 EDT
Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili Monday faced a billionaire tycoon in parliamentary polls that pose the first big challenge to his nine-year rule and sparked concerns of unrest in the volatile ex-Soviet state.
Oct 01, 2012 10:44 EDT
Georgia voted on Monday in parliamentary polls pitting President Mikheil Saakashvili's party against a billionaire who poses the first big challenge to his rule and has warned of protests if the vote is rigged.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Established||c. 450 AD|
|- Mayor||Giorgi (Gigi) Ugulava|
|- City||726 km2 (280.3 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||770 m (2,526 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||380 m (1,247 ft)|
|- Density||2,038.6/km2 (5,279.9/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Georgian Time (UTC+4)|