ISIS

Georgia kills suspected leader of Istanbul attack

Chechen Akhmed Chatayev was the mastermind of the 2016 Istanbul airport attack, according to Turkish authorities.

Georgia kills suspected leader of Istanbul attack

Georgia

Georgia warms to China's Belt and Road initiative

Tbilisi hosts forum on Xi Jinping's development strategy, seeking to secure transit hub role between Europe and Asia.

Georgia eyes gains in China's Belt and Road initiative

South Ossetia

Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia hands over prisoner

Three-way deal sees a man released by South Ossetia in exchange for Tbilisi's prisoner from another breakaway Abkhazia.

South Ossetia in three-way prisoner swap with Tbilisi

Georgia

Georgia seeking answers after Tbilisi 'terror incident'

Local media draw unverified links between ethnic Chechens and special forces raid, upsetting minority Muslim community.

Speculation rife as Georgia stays mum on raid suspects

Georgia

Soldier, three gunmen killed in Tbilisi 'anti-terrorism' raid

The government says that the three fighters killed in a nearly 20-hour 'anti-terrorism' operation in the Georgian capital were not citizens of Georgia.

Georgia

Georgian forces storm building to seize armed suspects

Suspects allegedly opened fire on special forces during large-scale operation on the outskirts of the capital, Tbilisi.

Georgian forces storm building to seize armed suspects

War & Conflict

Abkhaz-Syrians return to homeland on Europe's edge

When the Syrian war began, the government of Abkhazia moved to bring ethnically Abkhaz-Syrians back to their homeland.

Syrians build new lives in post-conflict Abkhazia

Europe

Ex-ally vows to unite opposition against Ukraine leader

Former Georgian president says he plans to unseat Ukraine's Poroshenko over failed promises made during Maidan protests.

Ex-ally vows to unite opposition against Ukraine leader

Europe

Ex-Georgian president forces his way into Ukraine

The ex-Georgian president, who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship in July, now risks extradition to Georgia.

Europe

US vice president condemns Russia’s occupation of Georgian land

US Vice President Mike Pence has been in Georgia where he has condemned Russian occupation of one-fifth of the country and promised new sanctions against the Kremlin.

Europe

Georgians split over NATO bid amid protests of Russian occupation

Georgians have launched renewed protests against Russia's nine-year long occupation of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

Politics

US VP visits Baltic states to ease concerns over Russia

Pence visiting Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro to signal support and draw line under perceived aggression from Moscow.

Mike Pence in Estonia to ease Russia concerns in Baltic

Europe

Ukraine strips Georgia ex-leader of only citizenship

President Poroshenko, accused by Mikheil Saakashvili of corruption, deprives former ally of citizenship by decree.

Ukraine strips Saakashvili of his only citizenship

Europe

Abducted Azeri journalist's wife rejects Georgian offer

Georgia offers citizenship to the family of investigative journalist who was taken to Azerbaijan by force from Tbilisi.

Abducted Azeri journalist's wife rejects Georgian offer

Europe

Georgia citizens now can travel to EU visa-free

The UK may have begun divorce proceedings to exit the European Union, but Georgia has moved a step closer to membership. Georgians can now travel visa-free to the EU's Shengen zone for up to 90 days.