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Georgia opposition boycott election runoffs

Georgia opposition boycott election runoffs

Georgia held runoff elections in several constituencies on Saturday, in a vote boycotted by the opposition, which has refused to enter the new parliament in the Caucasus nation.

Georgia confirms results in latest setback for Trump bid to overturn Biden win

Georgia confirms results in latest setback for Trump bid to overturn Biden win

President Donald Trump's desperate bid to overturn the Nov. 3 election result was dealt another blow on Friday after it was announced he had lost Georgia, while the winner, President-elect Joe Biden ...

Georgia, Wisconsin recounts likely will not change Trump election defeat, officials say

Georgia, Wisconsin recounts likely will not change Trump election defeat, officials say

President Donald Trump's attempts to cling to power appeared more tenuous than ever on Wednesday as election officials in Georgia said a soon-to-be-completed recount was not likely to change President-elect Joe Biden's victory there.

Biden takes narrow lead in Georgia, putting White House in reach

Biden takes narrow lead in Georgia, putting White House in reach

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took a narrow lead over President Donald Trump in the battleground state of Georgia for the first time early on Friday, putting the White House within his reach as it and other undecided states continue to count ballots.

43 hostages released after armed bank attack in Georgia

43 hostages released after armed bank attack in Georgia

The Georgian Ministry of the Interior announced that the country's police managed to free 43 hostages who were held by a gunman in Zugdidi city's Bank of Georgia branch, west of the country.

With US divided on masks, Georgia governor refuses to back down

With US divided on masks, Georgia governor refuses to back down

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Friday urged everyone in his state to wear a mask for four weeks to halt the spread of the coronavirus but stood firm on banning state and local authorities from mandating

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Georgia, backed by US and Britain, blames Russia for 'paralysing' cyber attack

Britain and the United States joined Georgia on Thursday in blaming Russia for a large-scale cyber attack last year that knocked thousands of Georgian websites offline and disrupted national television broadcasts.

US teen arrested for planning attack on black church

US teen arrested for planning attack on black church

A 16-year-old high school student was arrested on suspicion of planning to attack black people at a predominantly African-American church in the southeastern US state of Georgia

Transport minister holds talks in Georgia

Transport minister holds talks in Georgia

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti met the Georgian Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Natela Turnava, in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Georgia names new prime minister who condemns Russian occupation

Georgia names new prime minister who condemns Russian occupation

The republic of Georgia's parliament on Sunday appointed a new prime minister, Giorgi Gakharia, who in a speech to the legislature condemned Russian occupation of two breakaway regions.

Russia suspends Georgian airline flights in its territory

Russia suspends Georgian airline flights in its territory

Russia on Saturday suspended Georgian air companies from flying in its territory from July 8, a day after President Vladimir Putin banned Russian flights to pro-Western Georgia citing security concerns.

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews

Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalise on public anger over the incident to press wider political demands.