Protesters demand release of Georgian ex-president and opposition leader, imprisoned upon return from exile in Ukraine.
The Georgian Dream party ahead in municipal elections held after arrest of former president and opposition leader.
Arrest comes after Saakashvili returned from eight years in exile and a day before key municipal elections in Georgia.
Georgia’s ruling party accuses Mikheil Saakashvili, who faces jail, of faking his return ahead of a key municipal vote.
Alexander Lashkarava was one of dozens of journalists beaten up while covering attacks on LGBTQ activists last week.
‘March for Dignity’, which PM had called against, cancelled after counterprotesters storm campaign offices in Tbilisi.
Nika Melia’s release is seen as a significant step in an EU-backed plan to help end a prolonged political crisis.
Deal seeks to end a months-long political crisis that raised concerns Tbilisi is backsliding on democracy.
The Georgian and Armenian political crises show the pitfalls of two very different democratic transitions.
Several countries have paused or limited use of the shot amid concern over reports of rare blood clots in recipients.
Hundreds protest in Rustavi, expressing solidarity with opposition leader Melia a day after his arrest.
Georgia raids UNM offices and arrests its leader, prompting condemnation from some Western diplomats.
Giorgi Gakharia resigns, saying the move is aimed at avoiding further polarisation in the country.
Thousands formed a live chain in Tbilisi holding posters saying: ‘USA – Thanks for supporting our liberty!’