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Supporters of former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili gather near a temporary detention facility where he is being held in custody in Kiev. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Thousands of Ukrainians marched through a snowy Kiev on Sunday to protest against the country’s ruling elite, its failure to fight corruption, and the(...)

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili speaks  to his supporters as they camp out outside parliament demanding the resignation of the Ukrainian president, in Kiev, Ukraine, on  Wednesday. Photograph: Evgeniy Maloletka/AP

Ukraine’s law enforcers were locked in a standoff with fugitive former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on Wednesday and faced mounting question(...)

Former Georgian  president Mikheil Saakashvili flashes a victory sign after he was freed by his supporters in Kiev on Tuesday. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili was detained on a Kiev rooftop and then freed from a police van by supporters on Tuesday, as Ukraine’s (...)

Mary Kennedy hangs a silver-framed photograph of her late mother Pauline on the tree every year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s that time of year again when boxes of baubles are hauled down from the attic and unwrapped with delight as they take their places on the Christma(...)

The new regime in Luhansk took power amid a flurry of fatal clashes between Russian-controlled militia and government troops. Photograph: Reuters

The eastern Ukrainian region of Luhansk has a new separatist leader following an armed standoff between local warlords, amid a flurry of fatal clashes(...)

EU Brexit negotiators are taking a tough stance on aviation that would dramatically restrict UK airline operating rights unless Britain follows the bl(...)

A neolithic jar from Khramis Didi-Gora, Georgia: Pottery fragments from 8,000-year-old jars unearthed near the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, are the earliest evidence of winemaking in the Near East, bringing the tradition back almost 1,000 years earlier than thought. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images

Our ancestors in what is now the Republic of Georgia were quaffing wine 8,000 years ago, scientists have discovered. New archaeological evidence has (...)

Virginia governor-elect Ralph Northam walks onstage to celebrate his election at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Photograph: Cliff Owen/AP

Voters delivered their first forceful rebuke of President Donald Trump and his party on Tuesday night, with Democrats exploiting Mr Trump’s deep unpop(...)

Shane Lowry’s second shot on the 7th hole during the final round of the Turkish Airlines Open  in Antalya, Turkey. Photograph:   Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

If not quite a case of mission accomplished, with his quest for a fourth career tour win rebuked, Shane Lowry at least headed for the air charter from(...)

Republican US president-elect Donald Trump speaks at his election night rally in Manhattan on  November 9th, 2016. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

NOV 2016 -JAN 2017 Nov 8th 2016 As polls close around the US, it becomes clear that Donald Trump is heading for victory. Shortly before 3am in the H(...)

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