TELAVI, Georgia Georgia's incoming President Salome Zurabishvili vowed to reconcile political divisions and deepen ties with NATO and Europe at Sunday's inauguration that opposition protesters were blocked from reaching.
YEREVAN Armenia's acting prime minister Nikol Pashinyan bolstered his authority in the former Soviet republic as his political bloc won early parliamentary elections which were assessed as democratic.
YEREVAN Armenians voted for a new parliament on Sunday as acting prime minister Nikol Pashinyan sought a stronger mandate, having been elected by lawmakers to the post in May following a peaceful revolution earlier this year.
TBILISI Thousands of Georgians protested in the capital Tbilisi on Sunday against the result of the country's presidential election, as defeated candidate Grigol Vashadze said opposition parties would challenge the outcome in court.
TBILISI Georgia's new President-elect described Russia on Saturday as an unpredictable occupying power, staking out a tough line towards Moscow as she faces protests at home from opponents who accused her of being soft on Russia during the campaign.
TBILISI The defeated opposition candidate in Georgia's presidential election runoff said on Thursday he did not recognise the victory of his ruling party rival and called for peaceful protests on Sunday.
TBILISI Results from Georgia's presidential runoff showed the ruling party-backed candidate, who favours balancing the ex-Soviet republic's relations with Moscow and the West, defeating her rival who advocates a stronger pro-Western line.
TBILISI, Nov 28 Ex-Soviet Georgia votes in a
presidential election runoff on Wednesday that pits a candidate
backed by the ruling party who favours a policy balancing ties
with Moscow and the West against a rival who advocates a
stronger pro-Western line.
TBILISI Georgia's ruling party failed to secure the presidency in a single round of voting when its candidate barely beat her main challenger and fell far short of a majority, forcing a runoff, results showed on Monday.
TBILISI Georgia's presidential election looked likely to go to a second round as early official results on Sunday showed neither of the frontrunners with enough votes to secure victory.