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Five injured at Georgian Dream officeclash

The clash at the central office of the ruling Georgian Dream party in Tbilisi left five people with minor injuries. The clash took place late yesterday between demonstrators protesting the rejection of the GD-proposed election bill …

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European Georgia MPs leave parliamentary committees

Several opposition MPs from the European Georgia opposition party have submitted statements regarding their exit from parliamentary committees amid protests in Tbilisi sparked by the rejection of the election bill on November 14. …

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Gakharia: opposition trying to block state

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia has responded to ongoing protests at parliament and stated that "irresponsible politicians are trying to block not a particular institution, but the state." Even …

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Protesters try to block government in Georgia

Demonstrators have gathered in front of the administration building of the Georgian government in central Tbilisi. Police did not allow them to lock the gate of the government administration building during the rally, which stirred an unrest. …

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Georgian opposition promises to resume protests

The Georgian opposition said that rallies will continue until the government ‘keeps its promise’ and allows the conduct of the 2020 parliamentary elections per the proportional electoral system.  Protests sparked by the …

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British radio host catches Yerevan lying on Karabakh

In a new episode of the BBC's news programme HARDtalk, its host Stephen Sackur caught Armenia’s foreign minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan lying, when he spoke about Armenia's approaches to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. In …

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