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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.

Georgian PM appoints new finance and economy ministers

Georgian PM appoints new finance and economy ministers

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze appointed Giorgi Kobulia as economy minister and Ivane Machavariani as finance minister on Thursday as he forms a new government after taking office last month.

Blockade fails to stop Qatar residents from travelling

Blockade fails to stop Qatar residents from travelling

Rehan Ali Syed stressed that residents pursued their travel itineraries even when the blockade was imposed on June 5 last year.

Georgia's prime minister resigns after mass protests

Georgia's prime minister resigns after mass protests

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili announced his resignation Wednesday after a series of mass protests highlighted a dramatic drop in his government's popularity.

Hundreds protest in Georgia after police raid nightclubs

Hundreds protest in Georgia after police raid nightclubs

Hundreds gathered in the centre of Georgia's capital Tbilisi on Saturday to protest armed police raids on two nightclubs and to demand the resignation of the prime minister and interior minister.

Five killed in military cargo plane crash in Georgia, US

Five killed in military cargo plane crash in Georgia, US

Five people were killed when a military cargo plane crashed near an airport outside Savannah, Georgia, the US state's Air National Guard confirmed.

Saakashvili supporters stage protest against Ukraine president

Saakashvili supporters stage protest against Ukraine president

Several thousand people marched through central Kiev on Sunday to protest against the detention of Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili and call for the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko.