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Voice | ‘I was shot twice in the head and abducted, but I survived’

Sufyan had a promising life and career ahead of him until he reported his superiors for a massive fraudulent scheme.

Voice | ‘I was shot twice in the head and abducted, but I survived’

Sufyan had a promising life and career ahead of him until he reported his superiors for a massive fraudulent scheme.

Azerbaijani ‘hero general’ arrested over 2001 murder

Rovshan Akbarov Azerbaijani is accused of stabbing businessman Elchin Aliyev cafe in Kyiv in 2001.

Azerbaijani ‘hero general’ arrested over 2001 murder

Rovshan Akbarov Azerbaijani is accused of stabbing businessman Elchin Aliyev cafe in Kyiv in 2001.

Five convicted in group murder of Georgian footballer Shakarashvili

The case has gripped Georgia since the 19-year-old’s body was discovered last June, gaining unprecedented media attention.

Five convicted in group murder of Georgian footballer Shakarashvili

The case has gripped Georgia since the 19-year-old’s body was discovered last June, gaining unprecedented media attention.

Georgia releases 1,500 in prisoner amnesty

The new law will affect more than 10,000 people who committed crimes before 11 December.

Georgia releases 1,500 in prisoner amnesty

The new law will affect more than 10,000 people who committed crimes before 11 December.

Man arrested and hostages released after standoff in Tbilisi bank

All 11 hostages were freed unharmed following a standoff on Tsereteli Avenue that lasted several hours.

Man arrested and hostages released after standoff in Tbilisi bank

All 11 hostages were freed unharmed following a standoff on Tsereteli Avenue that lasted several hours.

Hostage-taker remains at large after evading police in Zugdidi

Coming 10 days before the election, the incident has fueled partisanship and a political fistfight near the hostage crisis location.

Hostage-taker remains at large after evading police in Zugdidi

Coming 10 days before the election, the incident has fueled partisanship and a political fistfight near the hostage crisis location.

Armed man takes hostages in Zugdidi bank

The hostage taker is demanding $500,000 and evacuation by helicopter for the release of the hostages.

Armed man takes hostages in Zugdidi bank

The hostage taker is demanding $500,000 and evacuation by helicopter for the release of the hostages.

Two killed in inter-communal shootout in eastern Armenia

The gunfight took place on a street in Gavar, the provincial capital of Gegharkunik Province.

Two killed in inter-communal shootout in eastern Armenia

The gunfight took place on a street in Gavar, the provincial capital of Gegharkunik Province.

Former Marneuli Mayor acquitted of inhumane and degrading treatment

Temur Abazov was charged in 2018 after videos emerged appearing to show a man being forced to wipe urine on his face and apologise to officials.

Former Marneuli Mayor acquitted of inhumane and degrading treatment

Temur Abazov was charged in 2018 after videos emerged appearing to show a man being forced to wipe urine on his face and apologise to officials.

One man shot dead and three more injured in Georgia’s Pankisi Valley

A relative of the deceased has claimed the conflict erupted over hydroelectric projects in the region.

One man shot dead and three more injured in Georgia’s Pankisi Valley

A relative of the deceased has claimed the conflict erupted over hydroelectric projects in the region.

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