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30 Nov
Opposition leader and former president Mikheil Saakashvili says charges against him for his role in suppressing a 2007 protest are "trumped up." Amnesty International called his arrest "political revenge."
13 Nov
Mikheil Saakashvili's partner said he has been transferred to "the most dangerous place for his life." He has been on hunger strike since his arrest upon returning from exile on October 1.
9 Oct
Mikhail Saakashvili said he returned to Georgia in support of the opposition as local elections get underway this weekend. Current Prime Minister, Irakli Garibashvili, had vowed to arrest Saakashvili if he returned.
3 Oct
Mikheil Saakashvili was arrested Friday after returning from Ukrainian exile to campaign in critical nationwide municipal elections. The still-popular politician has called on supporters to take to the streets.
13 Jul
Opposition lawmakers are demanding the prime minister resign after the death of cameraman Alexander Lashkarava. His colleagues have told DW about the circumstances that led to his death.
26 May
Around 2,000 people rally in Georgia against plans to construct two giant hydropower plants which critics say pose major environmental risks. Locals and environmental activists have long fumed about plans to build the plants in Georgia's western Rioni Valley, pointing to seismic and environmental risks.
10 Jan
US President-elect Joe Biden blasts President Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Atlanta, Georgia for Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, on the eve of runoff races that will decide control of the Senate. "I don't know why he still wants the job," Biden says of Trump, "he doesn't want to do the work." Biden adds that a Democrat-controlled Senate would provide struggling Americans with $2,000 stimulus checks.
5 Jan
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden have both held rallies on the eve of a vote that determines which party will have a tiebreaking majority in the US Senate.
19 Dec 2020
The US state of Georgia and the post-Soviet Republic of Georgia have more in common than a similar name: allegations of voting irregularities and disinformation campaigns. How is the latter dealing with Russian meddling?
17 Dec 2020
Before departing for Georgia, President-elect Joe Biden tells reporters he had a "good" conversation with Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, and that he looks forward to working with him. President-elect Biden is heading to Atlanta to campaign for Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff ahead of the January runoffs.
13 Sep 2020
Georgia, a former Soviet republic, has launched joint maneuvers with several NATO members as part of Tbilisi's longstanding bid to join the alliance. The Noble Partner drill has triggered further tensions with Moscow.
2 Aug 2020
The late US civil rights leader John Lewis has been honored by three former presidents in a funeral ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia. Barack Obama gave a eulogy in which he condemned the use of troops against protesters.

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