Georgia charges ex-leader for brutal beating of opposition lawmaker

Georgian prosecutors on Tuesday filed criminal charges against former president Mikheil Saakashvili for allegedly ordering a savage beating of an oppostion lawmaker who suffered traumatic brain injury and broken bones.

US concerned as Georgia mulls ex-president`s questioning

The US on Sunday voiced concern over Georgian authorities` decision to call former president Mikheil Saakashvili for questioning in multiple criminal investigations.

Georgia to restore monument to Stalin

Georgia`s Culture Ministry says that a monument to Soviet dictator and native son Josef Stalin taken down three years ago will be restored.

Taliban threat video uploaded from within Georgia: Minister

An online video threatening punishment against Georgian troops in Afghanistan was posted on internet from inside Georgia, the Interior Minister said.

Georgia PM backs inquiry into president over 2008 war

Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Wednesday backed opening an inquiry into President Mikheil Saakashvili`s handling of the brief war Tbilisi fought in August 2008 with Russia.

Georgian president stripped of vital powers

Lawmakers in Georgia have approved changes to the constitution that will reduce President Mikheil Saakashvili`s authority and tip the balance of power to the prime minister.

Georgia frees 190 political prisoners under amnesty

Many of those walking free were arrested for participating in protests staged by Georgia`s opposition between 2005 and 2011

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.

Don’t follow path of Ukraine: Hillary to Georgia

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Georgia not to follow the path of Ukraine into an era of political witch-hunt.

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.

Parliamentary election: Georgia`s president accepts defeat

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has admitted that his party has lost Georgia`s parliamentary election on Tuesday in a live TV show, according to the BBC reports.

Russia warns US on Georgia support

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on a visit to Georgia on Tuesday, reaffirmed Washington`s support for Georgia`s territorial integrity.

`Georgia can help in NATO cargo transit to Afghan`

Georgia is expanding its railway network in hope that the amount of cargo traffic to Central Asia and Turkey will grow.

Georgia opposition protests enter third day

Activists want country`s Western-backed President Mikheil Saakashvili to resign.

Georgia ruling party leads in local vote count

Georgian President`s ruling party was headed for a crushing victory in nationwide municipal elections.

Georgia ruling party wins elections in capital: Exit polls

Georgian President
Mikheil Saakashvili`s ruling party won a decisive victory in
municipal elections in the capital Tbilisi.

Georgia leader seen passing first post-war vote test

Western support for Saakashvili has waned over his record on democracy.

Heavy jail terms for Georgia mutiny leaders

A Georgian court on Monday sentenced to jail terms of up to 30 years three ringleaders of a mutiny last year aimed at overthrowing the government of President Mikheil Saakashvili.

Russian PM derides Georgian leader Saakashvili

Vladimir Putin on Friday delivered one of his most searing attacks yet against the Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili, saying it may not be safe to wear ties around him.