12 hrs ago
The Otago Daily Times
Crowds attack gay rights rallies
A crowd attacks a minibus carrying gay rights activists during an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia rally in Tbilisi, Georgia.
17 hrs ago
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Geneva consultations cochairmen come to Tskhinvali to discuss next round agenda
Cochairmen of the Geneva consultations on security and stability in the South Caucasus are discussing in Tskhinvali the agenda of negotiations due in late June with South Ossetian presidential envoy Murat Jioyev and South Ossetian delegation members, an Interfax correspondent reported.
21 hrs ago
New grain terminal to be opened in Poti port
The Pace Group company together with the companies "APM Terminals - Poti" and "Agricom" will open a wheat processing terminal in the Poti port on Friday.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Anti-Gay Riot in Georgian Capital
An attempt to hold a march against homophobia in the Georgian Tbilisi ended in rioting as hostile protesters attacked participants and police lines crumbled.
Fri May 17, 2013
EU survey reveals many gay people live in fear
One quarter of homosexuals surveyed by the EU's Agency for Fundamental Rights have recently been attacked or threatened.
Globe and Mail
Crowd led by priests attacks gay-rights marchers in Georgia
Policemen try to stop an Orthodox Christian activist during clashes at an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia rally in Tbilisi, May 17, 2013.
Ivanishvili: Georgia wants to be bridge between East and West
Georgia has a desire to become a bridge between the East and West, Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili said at the opening of the international conference "Connections between Asia and Europe - the regional economic integration at the South Caucasus and Asia" in Tbilisi today.
Gay pride rally in Georgia derailed
Georgian church clergymen and activists unite to protest against a gay pride rally in Tbilisi, Georgia, Friday, May 17, 2013.
Gay Pride Rally in Georgia Derailed
Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia's capital Friday, with some threatening to lash with stinging nettles any participant in a gay pride parade which was to take place there.
The Miami Herald
Gay pride rally derailed in Georgia
A gay pride parade in Georgia's capital had to be abandoned before it could start after several thousand anti-gay activists occupied the street where it was to be held.
Thu May 16, 2013
Georgian Orthodox Church Leader Calls For Gay-Rights Rally Ban
Moldova's LGBT community is launching a weeklong festival celebrating sexual minorities in the conservative country.
Wed May 15, 2013
Young People's Media Network
OneMinutesJr workshop on Violence against children in Georgia - Day 1
UNICEF Georgia will soon publish a report that takes stock of the general public's knowledge, attitude, behaviors and practices around the issue of violence against children.
Georgian MP to file lawsuit against Russia in European Court of Human Rights
The former head of the Parliamentary Committee on Defense and Security from the Georgian opposition party "The United National Movement" Givi Targamadze will file a lawsuit against the government of the Russian Federation regarding claims of illegal persecution in the European Court of Human Rights.
Georgian Government accuses predecessors of non-target expenditures
According to a report released by the government, the list of those projects which according to the new government were not aimed at improving social conditions and the long term economic position, includes the construction of a parliament complex in Kutaisi which, according to the new government cost 344 million lari, as well as a new theatre in ... (more)
Baku-Novorossiysk is of interest on acceptable terms
Russia's termination of the contract on oil transportation via the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline, concluded with Azerbaijan in 1996, will require a new agreement in case of necessity.
Georgian Prime Minister Says Sexual Minorities Have Equal Rights
It's been less than three years since the It Gets Better video campaign was launched in the United States to offer support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide.
Tue May 14, 2013
European Chamber of Commerce Representation opens in Tbilisi
A representation of the European Chamber of Commerce opened in Tbilisi on Tuesday.
PACE representatives to examine execution of resolution on Georgian-Russian relations
PACE deputy head Andres Herkel told media at Tbilisi airport that they have already visited Moscow and held talks with Russian officials.
Mon May 13, 2013
Georgia Debates Ending Family-to-Family Adoptions
The Tbilisi Home for Infants is one of the few state institutions still operating in Georgia, a country that has come to rely on direct adoption, where one family simply takes over custody for a child whose family is unable to care for him or her.
Georgia's Ruling Coalition Unveils Dark Horse Presidential Candidate
Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili announced on May 11 that his Georgian Dream coalition has chosen as its candidate for the October presidential election Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Giorgi Margvelashvili.