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2009-02-25 14:45:00

TBILISI, Georgia, February 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Media freedom in Georgia suffered another blow today when it was announced that Imedi, formerly the country's only independent TV station, is to be sold to RAK Georgia Holdings, an affiliate of the United Arab Emirates' owned property development company, Rakeen. Imedi TV was the subject of a long running dispute between the Georgian government and the late businessman, Badri Patarkatsishvili, until his death in February last year.

2009-02-20 08:12:00

TBILISI, Georgia, February 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Media freedom in Georgia took another blow today when a court ruled to award authority to execute the contested will of the late businessman Badri Patarkatsishvili to a distant relative, whom Patarkatsishvili's wife and immediate family insist is acting on behalf of the government to silence freedom of the press in that country. Mr.

2008-09-15 09:00:17

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has said that holding a NATO Atlantic Council (NAC) meeting in Tbilisi was an important signal for the region and the world that "Georgia is not alone". Saakashvili was speaking at the NAC meeting held in Tbilisi on 15 September.

2008-09-07 21:00:17

TBILISI. Sept 7 (Interfax) - Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili is not losing hope for the peaceful unification of Georgia with the support of the international community but believes that at this stage the main think is to save and advance the national economy.

2008-08-29 09:00:40

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Tbilisi, 29 August: The broadcasting schedule of the Georgian Imedi TV station will be changed on 1 September.

2008-07-08 09:00:38

Text of report by private Georgian TV station Rustavi-2 on 8 July [Presenter] Two opposition leaders have held an emergency briefing in support of the Public Broadcaster and [privately-owned] Kavkasia TV.

2008-06-26 03:02:23

Text of report by private Georgian news agency Kavkas-Press Tbilisi, 26 June: Popular Georgian Mze TV will become an entertainment channel, MP and one of the founders of the channel, Davit Bezhuashvili, has told journalists.

2005-11-23 09:27:39

By Margarita Antidze TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgia marks the second anniversary of its "Rose Revolution" on Wednesday but analysts say it still faces huge challenges to transform itself from dysfunctional ex-Soviet state to prosperous democracy.

2005-07-21 06:13:53

TBILISI (Reuters) - A man arrested in Georgia has said he threw a grenade during a speech by visiting President Bush in May in the former Soviet republic, a deputy health minister said on Thursday. U.S.


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