16:12, 21 August 2017 Monday
"I am resigning due to the fact that I am running for the presidency. I do not have the moral right to remain in this post," Jeenbekov said in a speech to parliament shown by state broadcaster KTR.
16:42, 30 June 2017 Friday
'Russia did not come to our land to form democracy,' Crimean Tatar leader says.
11:27, 21 June 2017 Wednesday
Handel, an establishment Republican and former state secretary of state, defeated Democratic challenger and political novice Jon Ossoff by about five percentage points, multiple US networks projected, denying Democrats their first election victory of the year.
14:49, 01 June 2017 Thursday
Mukhtarli, 43, had lived in self-imposed exile in neighbouring Georgia since 2015 after investigating Azerbaijan's strongman leader Ilham Aliyev for corruption.
21:10, 25 May 2017 Thursday
Tbilisi court says process for school principal’s extradition to Turkey has started
15:11, 22 May 2017 Monday
Turkey is strategic partner of Georgia, Defense Minister Levan Izoria says ahead of trilateral summit in Batumi city
17:20, 21 May 2017 Sunday
Today marks 151 years since the Circassian genocide, of one of the worst massacres in modern history, where nearly 2 million people were driven to exile from their homeland of Circassia.
14:00, 05 May 2017 Friday
President Ilham Aliyev also calls for UNSC resolutions on stopping Armenia's occupation of Upper Karabakh to be implemented
13:47, 19 April 2017 Wednesday
Jon Ossoff, 30, came in first in a crowded field of candidates in a traditionally conservative 6th district, but narrowly fell short of passing the all-important 50 percent threshold.
16:16, 18 April 2017 Tuesday
President Giorgi Margvelashvili calls on international community to condemn Russia over Lavrov's visit to breakaway region
14:51, 17 April 2017 Monday
The sentences are likely to add to fears of a crackdown ahead of November elections, following anti-government protests.
17:54, 10 April 2017 Monday
Voters choose new 'president' of Moscow-backed South Ossetia region, change name of territory to 'Alania' in referendum
11:45, 08 April 2017 Saturday
Attacks against police are not uncommon in southern Russia's North Caucasus, which faces a simmering insurgency.
10:34, 06 April 2017 Thursday
The Central Asian country's state-controlled Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper said Yashigeldy Kakayev, who was deputy prime minister in charge of the oil and gas complex, was set to be demoted.
11:45, 03 April 2017 Monday
Serzh Sargsyan's ruling party wins first vote under reformed system in former Soviet republic
07:24, 03 April 2017 Monday
Initial results will be announced on Monday
11:26, 02 April 2017 Sunday
Over 2.5 million Armenians are eligible to vote for the country’s new parliament at 2,000 polling stations.
16:09, 01 April 2017 Saturday
Chechnya was the scene of two rebel wars in the 1990s and early 2000s, but violence in the region has largely been suppressed under the iron-fisted rule of strongman Ramzan Kadyrov.
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