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Margarita Antidze

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

Nov 18 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.

Thousands of Georgians rally in Tbilisi to protest election results

Nov 14 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

Nov 09 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

Nov 09 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

Nov 06 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 leads in tight election in Georgia-exit polls

Nov 01 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.

Ruling party in Georgia wins parliament vote, opposition protests

Nov 01 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.

UPDATE 3-Ruling party leads in tight election in Georgia-exit polls

Oct 31 2020

* Both ruling party and opposition claim victory (Updates with exit polls)

Georgians vote in closely contested parliamentary election

Oct 31 2020

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.

Gunman releases majority of hostages at Georgian bank: TV

Oct 21 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.

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