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Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Britain and the United States joined Georgia on Thursday in blaming Russia for a large-scale cyber attack last year that knocked thousands of Georgian websites offline and disrupted national television broadcasts.

US teen arrested for planning attack on black church

US teen arrested for planning attack on black church

A 16-year-old high school student was arrested on suspicion of planning to attack black people at a predominantly African-American church in the southeastern US state of Georgia

Transport minister holds talks in Georgia

Transport minister holds talks in Georgia

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti met the Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natela Turnava, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Georgia names new prime minister who condemns Russian occupation

Georgia names new prime minister who condemns Russian occupation

The republic of Georgia's parliament on Sunday appointed a new prime minister, Giorgi Gakharia, who in a speech to the legislature condemned Russian occupation of two breakaway regions.

Russia suspends Georgian airline flights in its territory

Russia suspends Georgian airline flights in its territory

Russia on Saturday suspended Georgian air companies from flying in its territory from July 8, a day after President Vladimir Putin banned Russian flights to pro-Western Georgia citing security concerns.

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews

Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalise on public anger over the incident to press wider political demands.

Georgia shepherd sentenced to life in jail for killing US family

Georgia shepherd sentenced to life in jail for killing US family

A court in Georgia on Wednesday sentenced a local shepherd to life in prison for killing a US couple and their four-year-old son in a mountainous region of the country last year.

Georgia detains two for trying to sell radioactive uranium: statement

Georgia detains two for trying to sell radioactive uranium: statement

Georgia said on Wednesday it had detained two people for handling and trying to sell $2.8 million worth of radioactive uranium-238, which can be developed into nuclear bomb material.

Georgia's first female president sworn in

Georgia's first female president sworn in

Georgia on Sunday swore in its first female president, Salome Zurabishvili as opposition parties continue to denounce her election as fraudulent and demand snap parliamentary polls.

Georgia presidential vote goes to second round runoff: Election Commission

Georgia presidential vote goes to second round runoff: Election Commission

Georgia's presidential election will go to a second round runoff between two of the country's former foreign ministers after no single candidate won outright in the first round of voting ...

Georgia ruling party faces test in presidential vote

Georgia ruling party faces test in presidential vote

Georgians on Sunday went to the polls to elect a figurehead president in a vote seen as a crucial test for the increasingly unpopular ruling party.

Al-Rumaihi discusses farm co-operation with Georgia

Al-Rumaihi discusses farm co-operation with Georgia

HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi has met with Georgian Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture Levan Davitashvili.