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Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn gave an emotional speech Wednesday urging the world community to help Haiti as he accepted an award from a gathering of Nobel Peace Prize laureates for his humanitarian work in the earthquake-ravaged country.
Agence France Presse)Two people were killed and dozens injured Thursday when Georgian riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to break up a five-day rally against President Mikheil Saakashvili's pro-Western rule. Police fired rubber bullets and
After weeks of presenting a united front in their effort to force President Mikhail Saakashvili to resign, Georgia's opposition leadership appeared split Wednesday after moderates denounced calls by militants to shut down rail service to the capital
Opposition leaders have demanded that Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili agree to a face-to-face meeting by 5 p.m. (1300 GMT, 9 a.m...Conservative party leader Kakha Kukava said Sunday that failure to initiate negotiation will aggravate an
Thousands of protesters are expected to continue action on Saturday after blocking streets in the Georgian capital and vowing widespread civil disobedience on Friday as President Mikheil Saakashvili rejected opposition calls to resign. Following the
Georgia braced on Thursday for mass demonstrations against President Mikheil Saakashvili by opponents emboldened by the disastrous war last year with Russia. The opposition accuses Saakashvili of an authoritarian streak that has stifled democratic
Russian media widely picked up the report by Georgia's Alia tabloid newspaper, which cited an unnamed source as saying Mr Saakashvili attacked Prime Minister Grigol Mgaloblishvili, without providing a reason why. Mr Saakashvili is known for his hot