Institut IGH inks 12.5 mln euro deal in Georgia

The IGH notes that the contract was signed on Friday with the Department of Roads in the Georgian ministry and refers to regular and periodic repairs, reconstruction, modernisation and construction of roads as well as clean-up following the October disaster.

New Georgian government remains on course for EU, NATO

A new government under Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili was sworn in on Sunday in the former Soviet republic Georgia, four weeks after parliamentary elections.

Saakashvili resigns as Ukraine governor, citing entrenched corruption

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili left another political job behind him Monday when he gave up his post as governor of Ukraine's Odessa region, citing entrenched corruption.

Georgia's governing party Georgian Dream wins constitutional majority

The republic of Georgia's governing political party, the pro-European Georgian Dream, has secured a constitutional majority with a landslide in parliamentary elections, the electoral commission said Monday.

Ruling Georgian Dream party clear winner in preliminary results

The republic of Georgia's governing political party, Georgian Dream, strengthened its lead in parliamentary election results announced by the electoral commission in Tbilisi on Sunday.

Wales held by Georgia, wins for Ukraine, Croatia in WC qualifiers

Wales dropped points in their bid for World Cup qualification when they were held 1-1 by Georgia in Cardiff on Sunday.

Georgia's leading party Georgian Dream still strongest after vote

The republic of Georgia's leading political party, Georgian Dream, appeared to maintain its position as the strongest party in parliament after elections Saturday, according to the results of exit polls published by the Interfax news agency.

Georgian parliamentary elections peaceful despite some violations

The republic of Georgia's parliamentary elections on Saturday were relatively peaceful despite some serious violations, including a fistfight and several procedural violations, the anti-corruption organization Transparency International said.

Georgians head to polls to elect all 150 members of parliament

Voters are heading to polling stations around the country of Georgia on Saturday to elect all 150 members of their unicameral parliament.

Pope arrives in Azerbaijan on last leg of Caucasus trip

Pope Francis landed Sunday in Azerbaijan, a majority Shia Muslim and former Soviet state that has become a major oil and gas supplier to Europe, on the last leg of a weekend trip to the Caucasus region.

Pope suffers Orthodox snub, denounces adultery in Georgia visit

Pope Francis wrapped up a two-day visit to Georgia on Saturday after suffering a stinging snub from the local Orthodox church and offering a ringing defence of marriage as "God's most beautiful creation."

Low turnout, Orthodox snub for Pope Francis' stadium Mass in Georgia

Pope Francis celebrated Mass in a Tbilisi stadium on Saturday that was attended by a few thousand people and deserted by the leadership of the Georgian Orthodox Church, in a surprising snub to the Vatican.

Pope's Georgia trip starts with appeals for peace, Antichrist signs

Pope Francis received Friday a mixed welcome in Georgia, at the start of a three-day trip to the Caucasus, a fissile post-Soviet region that straddles Europe, Russia and the Middle East, which he is touring to preach tolerance and peace.

Georgia, Korea and Kosovo interested in observing Croatia's election

In addition to local observers, foreign observers from Georgia, Korea and Kosovo have expressed their interest in observing Croatia's September snap election, the State Electoral Commission (DIP) reported on Tuesday.

US, Georgia strengthen defence collaboration ahead of NATO summit

The United States strengthened its defence cooperation with the former Soviet republic of Georgia on Wednesday ahead of a major NATO summit this week.

Croatian defence minister meets British, Albanian, Georgian counterparts

Croatian Defence Minister Josip Buljevic on Thursday held talks with British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon and the defence ministers of Albania and Georgia.