The design of America's embassies overseas might seem at best a mere question of bricks and mortar or a relatively arcane issue in a time of big challenges.
Linking Europe with the oil reserves of the Caspian Sea, the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline was one of the largest engineering projects ever undertaken in the region.
CNN's Ivan Watson takes an inside look at the state ballet of the Republic of Georgia.
CNN's Ivan Watson profiles the leader of one of the most powerful institutions in Georgia, the Georgian Orthodox Church.
At the end of a Sunday church that lasts more then three hours, the frail spiritual leader of Georgia's Orthodox Christians emerges through the doors of Holy Trinity Cathedral's ornate wall of icons, and steps towards the waiting congregation.
The State Ballet of Georgia is in rehearsal.
A TV station in Georgia triggers panic when it broadcasts a mock report about a Russian invasion. CNN's Ivan Watson reports
A television station in Georgia triggered a panic when it broadcast a mock half-hour report about a Russian invasion of the country.
Georgian authorities foiled an attempted army mutiny that they believe was designed to disrupt planned NATO exercises in the former Soviet republic, the country's interior ministry said Tuesday.
The International Court of Justice plans to rule on whether to order Russia to take immediate steps to halt what Georgia calls ethnic cleansing in the breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia
The Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday that "some forces in Tbilisi" are trying to provoke new violence in Georgia.
Georgia's president says he hopes a visit from NATO's chief will accelerate his nation's drive to join the Western alliance
A Navy ship loaded with humanitarian aid was on its way to Georgia on Wednesday, as the Bush administration prepared to roll out a $1 billion economic aid package
Russian troops remaining in Georgian territory are effectively preventing Georgians from returning to their homes
Georgia severed diplomatic ties with Moscow on Friday to protest the presence of Russian troops on its territory
Most Russian troops have withdrawn from eastern and western Georgia, but they still maintain some checkpoints in the country, a spokesman for Georgia's Interior Ministry said Saturday.
With close to a third of their country nominally under Moscow's control, Georgians are hanging together but are not quite sure what happens next
Mikheil Saakashvili says he will not stop trying to get the Russians out of Georgian territory and continues to insist the war was Moscow's fault
Refugees recount how neighbor turned against neighbor and why some Ossetians can no longer live with Georgians
The U.S. will argue at a NATO ministers meeting for a unified response to punish Russia for invading Georgia, even as officials say Moscow has positioned missile launchers in the separatist South Ossetia province
Though Russia says it will begin pulling back its troops from Georgia on Monday, it's unclear how long the redeployment will take, and a Russian lawmaker has compared the situation to the U.S. presence in Iraq.
After signing a cease-fire agreement with Georgia, Russia says it will begin pulling back its troops Monday.
Russia's president said troops would begin pulling out of Georgia on Monday
Georgia accused the Russian army of destroying a key railway bridge Saturday and starting massive fires in the scenic Borjomi Gorge, in violation of a new cease-fire agreement between the two countries.
Russian-backed militia members in western Georgia have seized control of 13 villages and a power plant in the region, the Georgian government said Saturday.
A reluctant Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili said Friday he signed a cease-fire agreement with Russia and declared in the presence of the chief U.S. diplomat that the West had behaved in ways that invited the invasion
Oil fell to its lowest price in three months Friday, briefly touching the $111 level after the dollar muscled higher and OPEC predicted the world's thirst for fuel next year will fall to its lowest point since 2002
An international rights group said Friday it has evidence that Russian aircraft dropped cluster bombs in populated areas of Georgia, killing and injuring dozens of civilians during the territorial conflict that has gripped the region. Russia has denied the claim.
The conflict in Georgia is topping discussions at the U.N. CNN's Richard Roth reports.
Rescue workers check on survivors in destroyed areas in Georgia.
The U.N. refugee agency said Thursday that the number of people uprooted by the conflict in Georgia is approaching at least 115,000.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is taking a cease-fire document to Tbilisi, Georgia, that would limit the role of Russian troops there in the peace agreement reached this week, a senior State Department official said.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Thursday that if Russia doesn't step back from its "aggressive posture," it will adversely affect U.S.-Russian relations for years.
Moscow's troops were supposed to turn over territory to Georgia a day ago but they are still holding on to critical areas
The United States challenged Russia to keep its word to end a crushing invasion of U.S.-backed Georgia, siding decisively with the former Soviet republic and rejecting Russian justifications
Witnesses tell CNN that Russian tanks are moving further into Georgia.
Russia has likely moved additional troops into Georgia and its breakaway provinces over the past several days, several administration officials told CNN on Wednesday.
A rally in Tblisi is a chance for Georgians to show they remain united -- and to learn that they are not alone
A Russian military convoy thrust deep into Georgia and Georgian officials said Russian troops bombed and looted the crossroads city of Gori
The presidents of Georgia and Russia have agreed to a six-point plan to calm the conflict over Georgia's separatist territories, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said late Tuesday.
The leaders of a former Eastern Bloc nation and four former Soviet republics showed support for Georgia in its conflict with Russia at a massive rally in Georgia's capital Tuesday night.
The sound started as a distant rumble and built to a deafening roar. Then George Lomsadze felt his apartment building shake.
Russian armored vehicles rolled deep into central and western Georgia.
Through the haze of a blurry amateur video, you can clearly make out the waving flags and crowd of chanting people outside the Russian Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Evidence of the fighting is everywhere in the Georgian city of Gori -- blood on the ground, the smell of smoke in the air, and wrecked cars in the street, according to a CNN crew that drove through the area.
People in Georgia, as in other crisis spots around the world, have been using the World Wide Web to tell the world their personal stories of fear and survival and to deliver firsthand analysis.
Witnesses say it doesn't seem like a cease-fire in South Ossetia, where fighting continues. ITN's Sue Turton reports.
The Russian advance may have halted, but the country is held in fear, with its economy set back and refugees left on the road
Russia ordered a halt to military action in Georgia on Tuesday, after five days of air and land attacks that sent Georgia's army into headlong retreat
CNN's Matthew Chance reports from Gori, Georgia, where Russian forces have taken over.
The Russian military advanced into Georgia on two fronts Monday, heading toward cities outside the breakaway provinces that have been the centers of fighting.
President Bush on Monday demanded that Russia end a "dramatic and brutal escalation" of violence in Georgia, agree to an immediate cease-fire and accept international mediation to end the crisis in the former Soviet republic
Russian troops advanced out of two breakaway Georgian regions on Monday as the outnumbered and underequipped troops from the former Soviet republic retreated to defend the capital of Tbilisi.
The number of people displaced by the warfare in Georgia is approaching 100,000 and the figure could rise, the U.N. refugee agency said Monday.
Russian forces seized several towns and a military base deep in western Georgia on Monday, opening a second front in the fighting
Bombs rocked Tbilisi early Saturday morning as the fight between Georgia and Russia over a breakaway region intensified and moved into the Georgian capital.
Georgia's president says his country is facing a "large scale" military intervention. Journalist Elene Gotsadze explains.
On Scene: At a Russian recruitment center in North Ossetia, soldiers of all ages are eager to join the cause
Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is criticizing the United States for airlifting Georgian troops from Iraq
Russian forces launched an airstrike against a military airfield near the Tbilisi International Airport early Sunday, despite international calls for Russia to stand down from the escalating conflict, Georgian officials told CNN.
Oil prices tumbled a 3-month low near $115 a barrel Friday as the dollar rallied strongly against slumping foreign currencies and concerns about a Turkish supply disruption were eased.
A Georgian official warned Russia on Friday that it will have to "collect the shattered fragments" of its planes if they intrude on Georgian airspace again
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned Iran on Thursday that the United States will not back down in the face of threats against Israel
The opposition parties are crying foul, claiming that Mikheil Saakashvili has rigged the election. But his position looks secure
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on tensions and anti-government protests that Georgia's leader blames on Russia.
Tens of thousands of people gathered Friday in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, to protest against President Mikhail Saakashvili and demand -- apparently in vain -- that elections be held months earlier than scheduled.
Georgian forces fired at a plane they believed was Russian after it violated the Caucasus republic's airspace on Wednesday, a senior interior ministry official said.
Georgia: Russia drops bomb on village
A pair of Russian fighter jets violated Georgian airspace firing a missile that landed near a village northwest of the capital, Tbilisi, Georgian authorities said. There were no casualties.
Former Czech Republic national coach Dusan Uhrin has joined Georgian club Dynamo Tbilisi on a two-year contract, he said on Wednesday.
A bitter cold wave has killed 181 people in Ukraine over last five days, the Health Ministry said Thursday.
A federal grand jury in Washington Wednesday indicted a citizen of the Eastern European nation of Georgia for attempting to assassinate President Bush by lobbing a hand grenade in the vicinity of the president during a rally in the capital in May.
A man has confessed to throwing a live grenade near where U.S. President George W. Bush was speaking during the American leader's visit to Georgia in May, a government official says.
Police on Wednesday captured a man accused of throwing a live grenade in a crowd not far from where President Bush was speaking in May in Tbilisi, the capital of the Georgia Republic, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said.
A hand grenade found in the crowd as U.S. President George W. Bush spoke in Tbilisi, Georgia, last week was live and could have exploded, Georgian officials and an FBI agent have said.
Former Soviet international Givi Nodiya has died from a heart attack aged 57.
European champions Greece came from behind to defeat Georgia 3-1 in Tbilisi, to make it three successive World Cup qualifying wins in Group Two.
Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili has said he would temporarily fulfill the executive duties of prime minister following the apparently accidental death of Zurab Zhvania.
Georgia Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania has died of an apparent gas poisoning at the Tbilisi home of a friend, officials said. Below are some key facts about Georgia.
Alan Shearer and Craig Bellamy scored as Newcastle beat Dinamo Tbilisi 2-0 to maintain their 100 percent record in Group D of the UEFA Cup on Thursday.
Trabzonspor hung on to beat Athletic Bilbao 3-2 in the first leg of their UEFA Cup first round tie in Istanbul after the Spanish team battled back from a 3-0 deficit.
Georgia beat Albania 2-0 in their World Cup qualifier in Tbilisi to maintain a 100 percent record after their opening two games in Group Two.
Former European champions Real Madrid and Manchester United avoided dangerous floaters Benfica and Basel in the draw for the third qualifying round of the Champions League.
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