Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze has appointed Giorgi Kobulia as economy minister and Vano Machavariani as finance minister as he forms a new government after taking office last month.
An American family of three is discovered dead. A young Georgian shepherd faces murder charges. And a tight-knit group of Azeri carpet weavers mourns the loss of adopted outsiders devoted to reviving their traditional craft.
A shepherd in the republic of Georgia has pleaded not guilty to the murders of an American-born couple and their son. The killing has shocked friends and neighbors who knew the dual-nationals as a great help to the community.
Georgian authorities have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of killing an American family of three, the Interior Ministry says.
A new book of modern "fairy tales" celebrates the accomplishments of women in Georgian history -- and aims to destroy the gender stereotypes found in much of children's literature. The book was issued with the support of UN Women.
An intense heat wave is shattering temperature records in Iran and the Caucasus nations of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia, causing power shortages that are adding to discomfort in the region.
The European Parliament has adopted a plan to screen travelers who don't need a visa to enter the EU’s Schengen visa-free travel zone.
A Georgian court has sentenced former President Mikheil Saakashvili in absentia to six years in prison after convicting him of abuse of power.
In a new report, the U.S. State Department says Belarus, Iran, Russia, and Turkmenistan remain among the worst offenders of human trafficking and forced labor.
Georgia's new prime minister has announced plans for a moderately streamlined cabinet, but did not say who will fill the posts.
Georgia's parliament has approved acting Finance Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze as the country's new prime minister.
A U.S. jury has found two members of an organized criminal gang from the former Soviet Union guilty of racketeering and other charges in a verdict announced by the U.S. Justice Department on June 19.