The protesters are demanding authorities drop the bill on "transparency of foreign funding," which critics say mirrors a law used in Russia to force media and dissenting groups to shut down.
Tens of thousands rally in capital Tbilisi for the second straight day to protest "foreign agents" bill as Washington says it is "standing with Georgian people" and Kiev calls for "democratic success" in the Caucasian country.
Police face stones and petrol bombs during violent protests over a controversial law that would require groups receiving more than 20 percent of their funding from overseas to register as "foreign agents" or face penalty.
The Armenian Foreign Ministry says the “two sides discussed the implementation of previously undertaken commitments and exchanged views on further possible steps”.
Saakashvili was transferred to a military hospital after he collapsed and lost consciousness due to a prolonged hunger strike
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.
The ruling Georgian Dream party led by billionaire ex-prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, which won the October 31 polls with a two-percent margin, has flatly denied the accusations of electoral fraud.
Georgia's track record as a dependable NATO ally and its geostrategic importance make a convincing case for the country's membership to the Alliance.
US-Russia missile sabre-rattling in the Arctic sends threatening political messages but the bigger threat is its lasting environmental damage.
While European and American diplomats are preoccupied with Brexit, Iran or US elections, something might be simmering in Georgia that deserves their attention.
President Putin's reaction came shortly after the Russian Parliament unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to draw up sanctions on Georgia.
The protests were ignited by the appearance of an official Russian delegation in the Georgian parliament building as part of an assembly of legislators from Orthodox Christian countries.
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