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Deepak Punia: INCREDIBLE story of milkman's son, and how he becomes junior world champion

Deepak Punia: INCREDIBLE story of milkman's son, and how he becomes junior world champion

He defeated wrestlers from Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, USA and Turkey to be crowned as the world champion.

Georgia prime minister resigns after two years

 Georgia's Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili resigned on Wednesday after just two years, with the ruling coalition struggling to boost its popularity ahead of parliamentary polls next year.

Georgia hunts down another tiger from flooded zoo

Georgia hunts down another tiger from flooded zoo

Georgian police on Friday were hunting down a tiger who escaped from the capital`s flood-ravaged zoo after after another tiger mauled a man to death before being killed.

Some Tbilisi zoo animals 'may still be on the loose'

Some Tbilisi zoo animals 'may still be on the loose'

Some animals from the flooded Tbilisi zoo might still be at large, zookeepers warned Thursday, after an escaped tiger mauled a man to death in the Georgian capital and had to be shot.

Escaped tiger from Georgia zoo shot after killing man

Escaped tiger from Georgia zoo shot after killing man

A tiger that escaped from Tbilisi zoo in a freak flood mauled a man to death in the Georgian capital on Wednesday before being gunned down by police, officials said.

20 missing and zoo tigers still on loose after Georgia floods

20 missing and zoo tigers still on loose after Georgia floods

Twenty people were missing Monday after devastating floods killed more than a dozen people in Georgia, with escaped zoo animals -- including two tigers -- still on the loose.

When tigers, lions, wolves, even a hippopotamus roamed the streets of Georgia

When tigers, lions, wolves, even a hippopotamus roamed the streets of Georgia

In a scene straight out of Hollywood movie 'Jumanji', animals like lions, tigers and even an hippopotamus escaped from a zoo as flood waters entered the Georgian capital on Sunday.

Georgia PM appoints pro-West defence chief with eye on NATO

Georgia`s acting prime minister Irakli Garibashvili on Friday appointed a staunchly pro-Western politician as his new defence minister in a move aimed at boosting the country`s efforts to join NATO.

New doping scandal hits Bulgarian weightlifters

New doping scandal hits Bulgarian weightlifters

The Bulgarian weightlifting team will not take part in the upcoming European championships in Tbilisi, Georgia, after eleven athletes tested positive for doping, the Bulgarian federation announced on Saturday.

Putin sparks Georgia fury with 'annexation' deal in Abkhazia

Russia cemented control over neighbouring Georgia's rebel Abkhazia region on Monday with a "strategic partnership" deal that the Georgian government said amounts to annexation.

Georgia`s key reformer Kakha Bendukidze dies

Georgian statesman Kakha Bendukidze, the architect of the ex-Soviet republic`s liberal economic reforms who was advising Ukraine`s new president, has died aged 58, officials said Friday.

France hosts Karabakh talks as Russia plays `divide and rule`

French President Francois Hollande hosts leaders from Armenia and Azerbaijan Monday as Europe makes a fresh push to end the festering conflict over Nagorny Karabakh.

Georgia warns Russia against 'annexing' its separatist region

Georgia on Wednesday warned Russia against taking further steps to integrate its separatist region of Abkhazia, saying it would create new security problems in Europe.

Georgia warns Russia against `annexing` its separatist region

 Georgia on Wednesday warned Russia against taking further steps to integrate its separatist region of Abkhazia, saying it would create new security problems in Europe.

Former Soviet FM, Georgia president Eduard Shevardnadze dies: Aide

Former Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze who helped end the Cold War in his capacity as the Soviet Union`s last foreign minister, died on Monday aged 86, his aide told AFP.

Defying Russian warnings, Moldova and Georgia head for EU pact

Undeterred by the conflict triggered by Ukraine`s swing towards Europe, the former Soviet republics of Moldova and Georgia will sign a trade and political pact with the European Union this month with Russia warning both countries against the move.

France`s Hollande to visit Georgia as Ukraine crisis rages

French President Francois Hollande will soon visit Georgia as Paris seeks to boost ties with the pro-Western ex-Soviet country, his foreign minister said on Thursday.

Georgian PM nominates interior minister as successor

Georgia`s Prime Minister on Saturday proposed his close ally, Interior Minister Irakly Garibashvili, to succeed him when he steps down in the next few weeks, after election.

One mn sign petition for Georgian Prez`s resignation

More than one million Georgians, about one quarter of the country`s population, have signed a demand for President Mikheil Saakashvili to resign.

Bidzina Ivanishvili endorsed as Georgia`s PM

Bidzina Ivanishvili and his political opponent, President Mikhail Saakashvili, will have to work together for the first year of the new government.