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Nearly 1,20,000 march in Georgia 'for Europe' after blow to EU bid

  • Waving Georgian, Ukrainian, and EU flags, demonstrators flooded on Monday evening the main throughfare of the Georgian capital Tbilisi.
People rally in support of the Georgia's membership to the European Union, days after the European Commission recommended deferring the country's candidacy, in Tbilisi on June 20, 2022. (AFP)
People rally in support of the Georgia's membership to the European Union, days after the European Commission recommended deferring the country's candidacy, in Tbilisi on June 20, 2022. (AFP)
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 07:30 AM IST
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Georgia's breakaway region ditches referendum on joining Russia

  • South Ossetia was at the centre of the Russian-Georgian war in 2008 after which the Kremlin recognised the territory as an independent state and stationed military bases there.
Men wearing traditional clothes stand next to the Georgian flag during the Independence Day celebrations in Tbilisi, Georgia May 26, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze(REUTERS)
Men wearing traditional clothes stand next to the Georgian flag during the Independence Day celebrations in Tbilisi, Georgia May 26, 2022. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze(REUTERS)
Published on May 31, 2022 08:54 AM IST
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Pentagon attacker identified as 27-year-old Georgia native, motive still unclear

The FBI said 27-year-old Georgia native Austin William Lanz got off a bus on Tuesday morning and "immediately, without provocation" stabbed Pentagon Force Protection Agency officer George Gonzalez with a knife, just yards (meters) from the entrance of the highly secure military headquarters.
Police are looking at a scene and items are seen on the ground near a Metrobus outside the Pentagon Metro area, Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at the Pentagon in Washington. (File Photo / AP)
Police are looking at a scene and items are seen on the ground near a Metrobus outside the Pentagon Metro area, Tuesday, August 3, 2021, at the Pentagon in Washington. (File Photo / AP)
Published on Aug 05, 2021 08:37 AM IST
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India found relics of Georgian queen 400 years after her murder. PM shares tale

India had sent the holy relics to Georgia in 2017 for a period of six months to celebrate the 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. On July 9, earlier this month, the relics were permanently handed over to the Government of Georgia by external affairs minister S Jaishankar.
A key icon for the Georgian people, Ketavan inspired a new-age holy grail hunt among followers of the faith. Goa, here in India, was one of the chief locations. (Church of St Augustine / Francesco Bandarin )
A key icon for the Georgian people, Ketavan inspired a new-age holy grail hunt among followers of the faith. Goa, here in India, was one of the chief locations. (Church of St Augustine / Francesco Bandarin )
Published on Jul 25, 2021 01:23 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Black Panther director won't boycott Georgia for superhero sequel

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has revealed why he won't be boycott Georgia for the sequel of his superhero movie.
Danai Gurira with Ryan Coogler during Black Panther shoot.
Danai Gurira with Ryan Coogler during Black Panther shoot.
Updated on Apr 17, 2021 07:48 PM IST
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