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Stories with place: Georgia
  • Russian, Filipino seamen held hostage in Nigeria - expert 
    Updated: Feb-04-16 5:30 am

    LAGOS, Nigeria - The crew of an oil tanker hijacked in Nigerian waters is from Russia, Georgia and the Philippines and is probably being held hostage for ransom, a shipping security expert said Thursday.

  • ICC judges authorize investigation into Georgia's 2008 war 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 10:43 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - International Criminal Court judges have authorized an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the brief 2008 conflict in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. The investigation is the first full-scale case for ICC prosecutors outside Africa.

  • Georgian citizen killed, fighting for Islamic State group 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 5:31 am

    TBILISI, Georgia - Georgian officials say a citizen from the country's southwestern region has been killed while fighting for the Islamic State group.

  • Georgia arrests suspected smugglers of radioactive materials 
    Updated: Jan-11-16 1:16 pm

    TBILISI, Georgia - 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.