Post Tagged with: "Georgia (country)"

North Atlantic Treaty Organization on massive military drills in Georgia near Russia

August 10, 2017 10:30 pm
North Atlantic Treaty Organization on massive military drills in Georgia near Russia

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili addresses servicemen from the US and Georgia participating in the joint multinational military exercise Noble Partner 2017, at an airbase outside Tbilisi, Georgia, August 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is continuing massive military drills in Georgia near Russia. Some 2,800 […]

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Georgia begins US-led military exercise a day before US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit

July 30, 2017 10:30 pm
Georgia begins US-led military exercise a day before US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili (R) attends the opening ceremony of the joint multinational military exercise ‘Noble Partner 2017’ at the military base of Vaziani, outside Tbilisi, on July 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Georgian army began two weeks of military exercises with the United States and other partner countries […]

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Georgians rally against government.’s alleged move to silence TV channel

February 19, 2017 10:30 pm
Georgians rally against government.’s alleged move to silence TV channel

Thousands of people have held a protest in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi to express their strong dissent against the government’s alleged attempts to silence the country’s most popular television channel. Large crowds of Georgians filled the main avenue in the capital on Sunday to show their support of the […]

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Georgian Dream Party secures landslide victory in disputed polls

October 31, 2016 1:20 pm
Georgian Dream Party secures landslide victory in disputed polls

Supporters of ruling Georgian Dream Party hold a rally after the first round of parliamentary elections in Tbilisi, on October 8, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Georgia’s ruling party has scored a landslide win in the second round of contested parliamentary elections, official results show. The Georgian Dream Party, started by […]

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People in Georgia vote in round 2 of parliamentary polls

October 30, 2016 6:30 pm
People in Georgia vote in round 2 of parliamentary polls

People in Georgia are voting in the second round of parliamentary elections, which would determine which party members would own the majority of the seats in the legislature. Georgians went to the polling stations on Sunday, in a contest that is mainly between the ruling Georgian Dream Party and the […]

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Georgia ruling party leads in parliamentary polls: Early results

October 9, 2016 12:30 pm
Georgia ruling party leads in parliamentary polls: Early results

Early results show the ruling Georgian Dream party is leading in Georgia’s parliamentary polls, while allegations of vote rigging from the opposition have sparked fears of instability in the Caucasus nation. With votes from almost 60 percent of precincts counted, the Central Election Commission (CEC), citing preliminary results, said that […]

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Georgia polls open amid bitter, close race between two pro-West parties

October 8, 2016 2:14 pm
Georgia polls open amid bitter, close race between two pro-West parties

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili votes for the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Tbilisi on October 8, 2016. (photo by AFP) Parliamentary polls in the Caucasus nation of Georgia have begun amid a bitter rivalry between two pro-Western parties led by two influential men, one of whom is an […]

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Pope Francis papal mass in Georgia fails to gather followers

October 2, 2016 2:30 pm
Pope Francis papal mass in Georgia fails to gather followers

Pope Francis celebrates a holy mass at the stadium in Georgia’s Tbilisi, October 1, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Pope Francis has held a mass in a largely empty stadium in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, as the majority of officials with the Orthodox Christian Church in the country had allegedly […]

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Georgia Prison guards resign after picture on Facebook of beaten up inmate dragged around like a dog goes viral

April 11, 2015 2:53 am
Georgia Prison guards resign after picture on Facebook of beaten up inmate dragged around like a dog goes viral

Two Georgia prison guards resigned yesterday after this photo of a beaten teenage inmate with a leash around his neck was posted on Facebook last week. The photo was posted from the prison by one of the inmates with a contraband cellphone Via NBC News; Authorities also said two prisoners […]

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Photos:Nigerian students mysteriously found dead in an apartment in Georgia

April 9, 2015 3:47 pm
Photos:Nigerian students mysteriously found dead in an apartment in Georgia

Georgia as in the country in Eurpoe and not the state in the US. Four Nigerian students, (two pictured above. The other two after the cut), were found dead in an apartment on Vazha-Pshavela Avenue in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi yesterday night Wednesday April 8th. Three of the boys […]

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