Saakashvili faces 11 years of imprisonment

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Name of Georgia’s new football coach to be declared

05.11.2009 14:07 GMT

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Azeri president receives Georgian patriarch

05.11.2009 13:08 GMT

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Georgia talking to Armenia about reopening Georgian-Russian border crossing

04.11.2009 21:12 GMT

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Georgia, Sweden work out military cooperation plan

04.11.2009 20:29 GMT

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Georgian and Swedish Defense Ministries have worked out a plan of cooperation in the military field.

Georgian foreign minister gives up Russian citizenship

04.11.2009 18:35 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze today decided to renounce his Russian citizenship.

Hailstorm causes more damage in flood-stricken eastern Georgia

04.11.2009 14:45 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Ministry accuses Russia of cynicism

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Georgia's Foreign Ministry has issued a statement in response to accusations from the Russian Foreign Ministry that Georgia is trying to sever neighbourly relations with Russia.

Georgia's patriarch unlikely to have meeting with Russian Orthodox primate in Baku

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Georgian foreign minister not upset at possible loss of Russian citizenship

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Street in Tbilisi named after Russian journalist

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MP calls for Russian citizenship to be withdrawn from Georgia's foreign minister

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Russian State Duma Deputy Semen Bagdasarov thinks that Russian citizenship should be withdrawn from Georgia's foreign minister, Grigol Vashadze.

Mikheil Saakashvili pays official visit to Qatar

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Georgia asks for H1N1 vaccine

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David Miliband reiterates support to Georgia

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Punch-up between locals and US soldiers in Tbilisi

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Peter Semneby comments on so-called presidential elections in Abkhazia

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Georgia denies talks with Russia over reopening border

02.11.2009 19:14 GMT

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Georgian Foreign Ministry denied that it was negotiating with Russia on reopening of Zemo Larsi border crossing point between the two countries, which was closed down by Moscow in 2006.

Radio Liberty begins broadcast in Abkhazia, South Ossetia

02.11.2009 18:16 GMT

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Radio Liberty begins broadcast in Abkhazia and South Ossetia breakaway Regions today.

Swine flu expected to hit Georgia in January

02.11.2009 16:03 GMT

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Peter Semneby: Situation in Georgia stabilized

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The overall situation in Georgia has stabilized which is a positive factor, Peter Semneby, EU’s special envoy in the South Caucasus, has told the Vremya Novosyey newspaper.

Heavy rains inflict serious damage on Kakheti Region

02.11.2009 14:15 GMT

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Risen Alazani River has torn away a farm territory from the outside world in Gurjaani district of Kakheti Region.

Russia poses threat to regional stability, Georgian FM

31.10.2009 14:55 GMT

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Georgian FM accused the Russian part of posing a threat to stability in the Caucasus Friday and stated the need for complete use of incidents prevention mechanisms created within the framework of the Geneva negotiations.

Azerbaijani, Georgian and Armenian handball teams participate in Challenge Trophy tournament

31.10.2009 14:33 GMT

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The handball tournament Challenge Trophy among male teams has kicked off in Moldova’s Kishinev.

Abkhazia and so called South Ossetia asked Ecuador to recognize its independence

31.10.2009 14:27 GMT

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Georgia not to declare quarantine due to swine flu

31.10.2009 14:18 GMT

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Georgian Health minister Alexander Kvitashvili does not see the need to introduce quarantine due to the threat of swine flu.

Military maneuvers finished in Georgia

31.10.2009 13:59 GMT

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Immediate Response joint military drills of Georgia and the USA finished in Vaziani military base.

Humanitarian aid delivered from U.S. to Georgia

30.10.2009 21:49 GMT

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U.S. Ambassador to Georgia John Bass and the Minister of Health and Social Care of Georgia, Sandro Kvitashvili welcomed the American Military Plane, which delivered 7,200,000-dollar humanitarian aid in the Tbilisi airport today.

Georgians detained by Russian border guards released

30.10.2009 20:54 GMT

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The 16 Georgian civilians arrested by Russian border guards have been released, Georgian TV channels report.

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