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Latest Georgia News

Ivanishvili Steps Into Georgian Feud

The Georgian tycoon who led an opposition coalition to power in 2012 has defended Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili amid a feud in the South Caucasus nation's leadership. More

Vatican Foreign Minister Voices 'Solidarity' With Georgia

The Vatican's foreign minister has voiced support for Georgia during the first such visit to the South Caucasus nation in 11 years. More

Georgian Prime Minister Acknowledges 'Worsened' Ties With President

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has acknowledged reported tensions between his team and the administration of President Giorgi Margvelashvili. More

Georgian Muslims Protest 'Desecration' Of Future Madrasah In Ajara

Muslims in Georgia condemned what they called the "desecration" of a planned Islamic school after a pig's head was nailed to the door of a building that is expected to house a madrasah. More

Georgia Sending Vests, Helmets To Ukraine

Georgia is preparing to send military helmets and bulletproof vests to Ukraine as part of what it calls a humanitarian aid shipment. More

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Elected By A Hair, New Abkhaz Leader Faces Herculean Tasks

The election outcome can hardly be regarded as an overwhelming endorsement of Raul Khajimba, who had run unsuccessfully for the presidency on three previous occasions. Rather, the result reflects the lack of a convincing alternative candidate not hamstrung by his identification with the outgoing leadership. More

Abkhazia Braces For Tumultuous Presidential Vote

On August 24, voters in Georgia's breakaway Abkhazia region will elect a new president to succeed Aleksandr Ankvab, who stepped down in early June after protesters stormed the presidential administration building. More
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Features & Commentary

Photogallery After An Era Of New Horizons, EU Turns Its Gaze Inward

The incoming European Commission has indicated that further enlargement will no longer be a priority for the 28-member bloc. What does that mean for EU hopefuls to the east and south?

Russian Humanitarian Aid? Past Recipients Say There's No Such Thing

Moscow says the nearly 300 Russian trucks headed for the Ukrainian border are filled with humanitarian aid. Many others are skeptical, particularly countries in the former Soviet bloc with their own bitter memories of Russian "assistance" in the form of military invasions.
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