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Europe's human rights court rules against owners of Georgian pro-opposition TV channel in ownership row

18 Jul 2019

TBILISI Europe's human rights court dismissed on Thursday a case filed by the owners of a Georgian pro-opposition television channel Rustavi 2 accusing Georgia's Supreme Court of bias and that it was subject to a state-led campaign to silence it.

Europe's human rights court rules against owners of Georgian pro-opposition TV channel in ownership row

18 Jul 2019

TBILISI, July 18 Europe's human rights court dismissed on Thursday a case filed by the owners of a Georgian pro-opposition television channel Rustavi 2 accusing Georgia's Supreme Court of bias and that it was subject to a state-led campaign to silence it.

UPDATE 1-Georgian economy likely to feel effects of Russian flight ban, central banker says

02 Jul 2019

TBILISI, July 2 Georgia's gross domestic product might be reduced by more than 1% this year this year because of a dispute with neighbouring Russia, the head of Georgia's central bank said.

Georgian parliament elects ruling party candidate as new speaker

25 Jun 2019

TBILISI The Georgian parliament on Tuesday elected a ruling Georgia Dream Party candidate as its new speaker following the resignation of his predecessor after violent protests outside the building.

Russia threatens more economic pain in standoff with Georgia

24 Jun 2019

TBILISI/MOSCOW Russia on Monday served notice to ex-Soviet Georgia it faces painful consequences if anti-Russian protests are not brought under control, saying it was tightening controls on wine imports that bring Georgia millions of dollars in revenue each year.

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews

21 Jun 2019

TBILISI/MOSCOW 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. | Video

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament

21 Jun 2019

TBILISI Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles, and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets. | Video

EBRD sees 4.5% growth in Georgia in 2019, warns on external shocks

07 Jun 2019

TBILISI, June 7 Georgia's economy is expected to expand by 4.5% this year, supported by external demand, growing exports and tourism, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development said.

UPDATE 1-Azeri SOCAR says net profit fell to $706 million in 2018

04 Jun 2019

BAKU, June 4 Azeri state energy company SOCAR said on Tuesday its net profit fell to 1.2 billion manats ($706 million) in 2018 from 2.1 billion manats a year earlier, while operating profit rose to 3.6 billion manats from 2.5 billion.

Georgia's ex-president swaps politics for life of an Airbnb landlord

13 May 2019

DUSHETI, Georgia Former presidents often take to the lucrative global lecture circuit, join the boards of major corporations, or set up their own foundations. Georgia's low key ex-president has taken a different path: becoming an Airbnb landlord. | Video

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