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Margarita Antidze

As Pompeo visits ex-Soviet Georgia, thousands protest over election results

18 Nov 2020

TBILISI Thousands of Georgians unhappy over the way a recent parliamentary election was held took to the streets of the capital Tbilisi on Wednesday as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with politicians and a church leader. | Video

Thousands of Georgians rally in Tbilisi to protest election results

14 Nov 2020

TBILISI Thousands of protesters rallied in the Georgian capital Tbilisi on Saturday to back opposition calls for a re-run of the Oct. 31 parliamentary election they say was rigged.

Thousands of Georgians rally for second day to demand vote re-run

10 Nov 2020

TBILISI Thousands of protesters rallied in the Georgian capital Tbilisi for the second day on Monday, some defying the start of the country's coronavirus curfew, to back opposition calls for a re-run of the Oct. 31 parliamentary election they say was rigged.

Georgian police fire water cannon at protesters who say polls were rigged

09 Nov 2020

TBILISI Dozens were injured when Georgian police fired water cannon against hundreds of protesters who gathered outside the Central Election Commission (CEC) on Sunday to support an opposition call for a rerun of Oct. 31 parliamentary elections which they say were rigged.

Nagorno-Karabakh says its two largest cities under fierce attack

06 Nov 2020

TBILISI Three residents of Nagorno-Karabakh's largest city were killed during overnight shelling by Azeri forces, the enclave's ethnic Armenian-controlled Emergency and Rescue Service said on Friday, as the battle for control of its major settlements intensified.

Ruling party in Georgia wins parliament vote, opposition protests

01 Nov 2020

TBILISI The ruling party in Georgia won parliamentary elections, firming its grip on power, near-complete results showed on Sunday, but the opposition rejected the figures and promised permanent protests.

Ruling party leads in tight election in Georgia-exit polls

31 Oct 2020

TBILISI The ruling Georgian Dream party declared victory in a parliamentary election in ex-Soviet Georgia on Saturday after four exit polls put it in first place in a tight race.

Gunman releases majority of hostages at Georgian bank - TV

22 Oct 2020

TBILISI A masked gunman wearing a military uniform has released all but three of 19 hostages taken in a raid on a branch of the commercial Bank of Georgia on Wednesday, private TV channel Mtavari reported.

Azerbaijan warns of risks to Caspian energy exports from conflict with Armenia

19 Jul 2020

BAKU Azerbaijan warned on Saturday about security risks to the oil and gas it supplies to European markets due to the outbreak of hostilities at its border with Armenia.

Azerbaijan warns of risks to Caspian energy exports from conflict with Armenia

19 Jul 2020

BAKU Azerbaijan warned on Saturday about security risks to the oil and gas it supplies to European markets due to the outbreak of hostilities at its border with Armenia.

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