Georgia police tear-gassed offices of opposition leader Nika Melia and detained him days after country’s prime minister resigned over a disagreement on whether to take the prominent politician into custody.
Giorgi Gakharia says he’s stepping down because of disagreement in the government over enforcing a court order to arrest opposition leader Nika Melia.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis said in a letter sent on Wednesday that she has opened a criminal investigation into “attempts to influence” the outcome of last year's general election.
Despite its enormous economic power, the EU’s fractured political structure prevents the bloc from forming a united front against Russia.
An apparent nitrogen line burst at the plant killed six people and sent 11 others to the hospital.
A record three-million-plus people have voted early, officials say, in elections that will determine control of the chamber and with it the ability to block or advance Democratic President-elect Joe Biden's agenda.
US President Donald Trump has pressured Georgia's top election official to "find" enough votes to overturn his defeat in the southern state, according to excerpts of a recording of the hour-long call released by the Washington Post.
Presidential electors plan to cast their ballots in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The results will be tallied in Washington on January 6 in a joint session of Congress.
Before departing for the state, Trump called on Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to hold a special session of the state legislature over election results there.
All the opposition parties have denounced as rigged the October 31 parliamentary elections and have staged mass protests, calling for snap polls – a demand the ruling Georgian Dream party has rejected.
“Working as an engineer throughout my life, I live by the motto that numbers don’t lie,” Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said during a news conference at the state Capitol.
A hand recount of Georgia state's five million ballots has confirmed that Joe Biden is the first US Democratic presidential candidate to win the southern state in almost three decades.
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