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UK man who killed date in boat crash arrested in Georgia

2019-01-24 08:35

Police say a British man who went on the run after killing a woman in a speedboat crash on their first date has been arrested in Georgia.

This enthralling story about how a police raid inspired a protest that turned into a rave is unbelievably true

2018-07-30 11:41

Dance has become a form of protest in Georgia where divisions between liberal youth and far-right groups run deep.

Hurricane Irma halts production of The Walking Dead

2017-09-12 14:45

Production has shut down on American TV shows The Walking Dead, The Originals and some films as tropical storm Hurricane Irma approached Georgia.

Lessons for SA? Ex-Georgian PM – rooting out corruption, growth in 5yrs

2015-11-05 07:15

Former prime minister of Georgia Nika Gilauri tells how government grew the country’s economy and increased per capita income fourfold in five years.

Missing Tbilisi zoo tiger found dead 3 weeks after flooding

2015-07-05 15:52

Workers cleaning up after the flood that destroyed the zoo in Georgia's capital have found the carcass of the last missing tiger on the grounds of a swimming complex.

Animal-lovers demand answers over zoo killing spree

2015-06-17 12:48

After freak floods in Georgia saw hundreds of zoo animals swept to freedom, activists are demanding an investigation into revelations that police shot many of the creatures dead as they roamed the streets.

20 missing and zoo tigers still on loose after Georgia floods

2015-06-15 21:13

Twenty people are missing after devastating floods killed more than a dozen people and two tigers escaped in Georgia.

5 die, others missing in floods in Georgian capital

2015-06-14 10:21

At least five people died and several are missing as a result of heavy rainfall and floods overnight in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.

Russia expanding power in Ossetia

2014-12-06 07:05

The Georgian president says Russia is planning to expand its authority over South Ossetia.

Donkey pals calm restless rhino

2014-06-16 21:52

Rhinoceros in Georgia zoo finds peace with new donkey friends while a lion cub bonds with a puppy.

 

Pretoria vets get to the tusk at hand in 4-hour operation on elephant in Georgia

2018-11-07 17:35

Two world-renowned University of Pretoria veterinarians last week performed intricate dental surgery on an elephant in Georgia.

WATCH: Huge sinkhole swallows motorcyclist

2018-02-02 09:27

Firefighters helped retrieve a motorcyclist from a huge sinkhole that opened up in a parking lot.

Ukraine blocks Saakashvili train

2017-09-10 19:05

Ukrainian authorities have blocked a train in Poland carrying stateless former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili as the firebrand politician attempted to return to Ukraine.

Thousands rally in Georgia against Russian occupation

2015-07-19 07:24

Over 3 000 people have taken to the streets in Georgia to protest what they called Moscow's occupation of the breakaway South Ossetia and Abkhazia regions.

Escaped lion from flooded Georgia zoo kills man

2015-06-17 16:07

A lion that escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi during the weekend's freak floods has killed a man in the city centre, the interior ministry spokesperson says.

3 lions, 2 wolves and a tiger found dead at Tbilisi zoo

2015-06-16 14:47

Three lions, two wolves and a tiger have been founded dead at the city zoo in Georgia's capital, Tbilisi, as water recedes from Sunday's flash floods that killed at least 15 people.

Lions, other animals escape from Georgia zoo after flood

2015-06-14 11:29

Tigers, lions, jaguars, bears and wolves have escaped from flooded zoo enclosures in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, the mayor's office says.

Viet vet executed for traffic-stop murder

2015-01-14 10:40

A man who had shot a sheriff's deputy 17 years ago for being stopped for speeding was executed on Tuesday.

Man charged for toddler's hot-car death

2014-06-26 08:52

A US man has been charged with murder and second-degree child cruelty because his 22-month-old toddler died while left in a hot car for several hours.

Georgian bank plans London listing

2014-05-12 12:57

Georgia's TBC Bank plans to list in London by the end of June, in a sale that will test investor demand for assets from that region.

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