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Ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili on September 10 found himself stuck in a train in Przemysl, Poland, some 45 kilometers from the Ukrainian border, after railway personnel decided that the Ukrainian-run train could not continue to Ukraine so...
Mikheil Saakashvili has long had a reputation for pulling off the unexpected, and, this time, he’s done it again, with a trip from the US to Poland shortly after having lost his Ukrainian citizenship, his only form of citizenship and the basis for...
It’s dated Gazprom and flirted with Iran, but, ultimately, when it comes to gas, Georgia has only one true love – its ambitious southern neighbor, Azerbaijan.     In the latest episode in one of the region’s longest-running...
Turkey’s campaign against schools reportedly linked to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gülen got a mega-boost late last week when the Georgian government opted to suspend the license of Batumi’s Refaiddin Şahin Friendship School, a private institution...
A real-estate development company in the South Caucasus state of Georgia, a close US ally, has announced plans to proceed with a long-stalled Trump-Tower project; a claim that, if realized, could raise further sticky questions about the dividing...
The elderly father of the Georgia-born, ISIS senior commander known as Omar al-Shishani (Omar the Chechen) says that he has no firsthand information about his son’s reported death in Syria after a March 4 US airstrike. “Nothing. I don’t know...
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has announced a campaign to change Georgia’s constitution to specify that weddings are strictly between men and women only. In a parliamentary election year in a socially conservative, marriage-centric...
Gone is the fear of betrayal, and bilateral love, once again, is in the air. Georgia, the strategic crossroads for energy alternatives to Russia, finally announced on March 4 its pick for a supplier of extra gas, and the choice is longtime partner...
Georgia’s roving reformer, ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili, could soon be on the road again to advise a government about fighting corruption. This time, in Moldova. At a May-7 press-conference, Moldovan Prime Minister Chiril Gaburici announced that...
One of Armenia's stranger political dramas reached a concluding chapter on September 23 with the sentencing of former presidential candidate Vartan Sedrakian to 14 years in prison for the attempted murder of fellow former candidate Paruyr Hayrikian...