The Soviet tactic of using sex espionage is apparently alive and well in Georgia as another private-tape scandal erupts.
More than two-thirds of the 180 countries on the Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 scored below 50 on its 0-100 scale.
A court in Tbilisi has ruled to keep a fugitive British man for three months behind bars pending possible extradition.
A British man who went on the run last year after his date was killed in a speedboat crash on the River Thames has turned himself in to police in Georgia.
Georgian police have arrested the head of the country's wrestling federation on assault charges stemming from a clash with a wrestler at the recent national championships.
Wrestling action in Georgia spills off the mat and into the sport's highest echelon.
Three Russian servicemen were killed in the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia on January 21 when their armored personnel carrier (APC) tumbled into a gorge, Russian military officials said.
The International Olympic Committee has stripped Davit Modzmanashvili of the silver medal he won while competing for Georgia at the 2012 Olympic Games in London because of doping violations.
Ethnic Georgians and Ossetians have lived side-by-side for centuries in South Ossetia. Their cultures are similar, and both value hospitality and share a love of long feasts.
Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze declared January 17 a day of mourning after a suspected gas leak led to a deadly explosion in an apartment building in a Tbilisi suburb.
Georgian officials say an apparent gas explosion in an apartment building in a Tbilisi suburb has killed at least four people.
Georgian scientists are researching how to one day grow wine grapes on Mars.