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6 May
Georgia's jailed former president Mikheil Saakashvili whose health was undermined by a prolonged hunger strike risks death in the absence of adequate care, doctors said on Friday.
20 Apr
Georgia's jailed former president Mikheil Saakashvili has been subjected to "torture" by being denied adequate medical treatment after staging an extended hunger strike, his lawyers told a court hearing Wednesday.
21 Feb
Georgia's jailed ex-president and opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili renewed a hunger strike Monday to protest what he said was the government's failure to provide him with proper medical care.
15 Feb
The hate crimes trial of three white men convicted of the murder of a Black jogger began Monday in Georgia with prosecutors recounting their alleged use of vulgar racial slurs and history of racism. Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael and their neighbour William Bryan were sentenced to life in prison last month for the…
11 Dec
There is a chapter in Nigeria’s sports history that must never be forgotten. Indeed, it must now be resurrected.
30 Oct 2021
Georgians began casting ballots Saturday in local election runoffs during a political crisis in the Caucasus country with ex-president
1 Oct 2021
Ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili said Friday he had returned from exile to Georgia, despite a looming arrest and ahead of local elections in the Caucasus country gripped by a protracted political crisis.
28 Sep 2021
Georgia vowed Tuesday to arrest exiled former president and opposition leader Mikheil Saakashvili if he returns for upcoming local elections, seen as a key test for the increasingly unpopular ruling party.
11 Jul 2021
A Georgian TV cameraman has died after being badly beaten by far-right assailants during a protest against an LGBTQ Pride march, his station said Sunday
12 May 2021
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty and file hate crime charges against the man accused of shooting dead eight people, including six women of Asian origin, in attacks on three spas in the southern US state of Georgia.
10 May 2021
A court in Georgia on Monday ordered the release of jailed opposition leader Nika Melia on bail that the EU posted over the weekend to defuse a political crisis in the Caucasus country, his lawyer said.
6 Apr 2021
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said Tuesday he tested positive for coronavirus amid a fresh spike in cases in the Caucasus nation despite the start of a vaccine rollout.

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