Spain falls to Georgia in final tuneup

Jun 8, 2016

Spain falls to Georgia in final tuneup

Spain lost 1-0 to Georgia at home on Tuesday in its final warmup before heading to France to defend its European Championship title. Spain dominated from the start but failed to capitalize on its scoring chances, while Georgia took its only significant chance, following ...

Apr 28, 2016

Georgia detains five suspected of selling uranium

The security service in the former Soviet republic of Georgia said on Thursday it had detained five Georgian citizens who were trying to sell $3 million worth of radioactive uranium. Security service officers did not say whether the group had a buyer for the ...

Jan 12, 2016

Georgia nabs three men in effort to sell radioactive cesium-137

Georgia’s security agency said Monday it has arrested three men suspected of peddling radioactive cesium, the latest in a series of operations against nuclear smugglers in the ex-Soviet nation. The agency said Monday that the men were arrested in the capital, Tbilisi, while trying ...

Georgia, with eye on 2016 election, switches prime minister

Dec 30, 2015

Georgia, with eye on 2016 election, switches prime minister

Lawmakers in Georgia voted on Tuesday to approve Georgi Kvirikashvili as the ex-Soviet state’s new prime minister, an appointment widely seen as an attempt to boost the ruling coalition’s flagging popularity amid an economic slump. The vote took place after Irakli Garibashvili unexpectedly resigned ...

Georgian Prime Minister Garibashvili resigns

Dec 24, 2015

Georgian Prime Minister Garibashvili resigns

Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili resigned on Wednesday after two years in power, with the ruling coalition struggling to boost its popularity ahead of parliamentary polls next year. “I took the decision to leave my post,” Garibashvili, head of the Georgian Dream coalition, said ...

All Blacks roll into quarterfinals

Oct 3, 2015

All Blacks roll into quarterfinals

New Zealand ran in seven tries, dispatched Georgia 43-10 for a third straight pool win, and became the first team to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup. This sloppy, inaccurate display on Friday — laced with uncharacteristic errors — was far ...