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Young Georgians show opposition to early marriage, central Tbilisi, November 25, 2015. (Photo: Anano Beriashvili)
7 Dec 15
Parliament bans marriage for under-18s except with court’s assent, but rights activists say this won’t be enough to effect change.
Georgians are thinner on the ground than anyone thought. (Photo: Regina Jegorova-Askerova)
19 Nov 15
Latest census shows big drop in population, not picked up by previous flawed data collection.
One of many buildings damaged in the August 2008 conflict. (Photo: Leli Blagonravova)
Special Report
3 Nov 15
Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says there are reasonable grounds to look into crimes allegedly committed during 2008 conflict.
29 Oct 15
Last call for submissions – deadline Monday, November 2.
A rally in Tbilisi in support of greater female participation in politics, spring 2015. (Photo: Regina Jegorova-Askerova)
27 Oct 15
Politicians seem prepared to consider a measure that would guarantee women a quarter of seats in the legislature.
27 Oct 15
Government accused of trying to silence major broadcaster.
14 Oct 15
Critics say environmental and human costs are too high.
28 Aug 15
Officials agree to clear waterways and give communities on both sides the water they need for their crops.
26 Aug 15
University enrolment is up for Armenians and Azerbaijanis, but programmes to teach them Georgian still need work.
Open-cast manganese mine at Rgani. (Photo: Oliko Tsiskarishvili)
18 Aug 15
As locals say air quality is poor and water is unsafe to drink, a mining firm says it’s taking practical steps towards cleaner production.

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