- Major fortress-settlement in Armenian Highlands excavated
A team of researchers unearthed huge storage jars, animal bones and fortress walls from 3,000 years ago in Armenia as they initiated the Ararat Plain Southeast Archaeological Project (APSAP) during the summer of 2019.
Science Daily. Tue, 10 Sep 2019 10:20:44 EDT.
- Abkhazian presidential election recognized as valid, voter turnout exceeds 25%
Nine candidates were running for president in the first round. Incumbent Abkhazian President Raul Khajimba and leader of the opposition party Amtsakhara, Alkhas Kvitsiniya, made it into the runoff
Tass. Sun, 08 Sep 2019 16:16:18 +0300.
- Bale rescues Wales with late header
Gareth Bale saves Wales from a humiliating home draw against Azerbaijan with a late goal to boost their stuttering bid to qualify for Euro 2020.
BBC News. Fri, 06 Sep 2019 20:36:06 GMT.
- Rugby fan travels from Georgia to Scotland by bike
A fan who cycled 3,300 miles from Tbilisi to watch his team take on Scotland at Murrayfield explains why.
BBC News. Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:12:41 GMT.
- Woman randomly stabs three-year-old boy in the face in the street in Tbilisi
The 51-year-old woman was filmed going after two little children with a knife while they were out walking with their parents on Pekini Street in the Georgian capital on Tuesday evening.
Daily Mail. Wed, 28 Aug 2019 14:04:11 GMT.
- Police probe Georgian's 'execution' in Berlin park
German police were Sunday investigating the assassination-style killing in a Berlin park of a Georgian man who was reportedly a former special forces commando and Chechnya war veteran.
The Local. Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:10:44 +0200.
- Judge speeds up citizenship oath for pregnant woman with contractions
A judge in Los Angeles sped up the naturalization of a pregnant 31-year-old Armenian woman Thursday when she said she started having contractions before the ceremony.
Louis Casiano. Fox News. Fri, 23 Aug 2019 00:14:33 GMT.
- UkrInform: Ukrainians win gold, silver, bronze medals at European Youth Olympic Festival
The 15th European Youth Olympic Festival is being held in Baku, Azerbaijan. On the fifth day of the competition, the Ukrainians won two gold, one silver and one bronze medals. Read more here. ...
Victoria Petrenko. Kyiv Post. Sat, 27 Jul 2019 09:15:30 +0000.
- Georgia's Culture War: The Push for LGBT Rights
LGBT activists in the Republic of Georgia this summer have been looking for ways to hold a parade on the streets of the capital, Tbilisi. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 25 Jul 2019 03:37:46 -0400.
- It's a dog's breakfast: Racing minister leaves Hadley hanging
With Gladys Berejiklian holidaying in Armenia, it seems Macquarie Street's finest have taken the opportunity to well and truly slack off.
Michael Koziol. Sydney Morning Herald. Mon, 22 Jul 2019 23:55:00 +1000.
The Caucasus States consist of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
They are located in the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea to
the west and the Caspian Sea to the east. The Caucasus region
includes adjoining areas of the Russian Federation as well.
For official news and information about the nations of the Caucasus,
visit the government websites highlighted below.
The Republic of Armenia's capital city is Yerevan, and its currency is
the Dram. Armenian is the principal language of Armenia, and the
nation's estimated population in 2007 was 2,972,000.
The Azerbaijan Republic's
capital city is Baku, and its currency is the Manat. Azerbaijan's
primary language is Azeri, and in 2007, its estimated population was
Georgia's capital city
is Tbilisi, and its currency is the Lari.
Georgian and Russian are the primary languages used in Georgia, and the
country's estimated population in 2007 was 4,646,000.