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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
* Both ruling party and opposition claim victory
(Updates with exit polls)
TBILISI Georgians voted on Saturday in a parliamentary election tightly contested between a ruling party whose popularity is waning amid economic problems and an alliance of opposition parties who have accused government supporters of ballot rigging.
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.