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Georgia arrests torture suspects in new swipe at old government

TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgian police on Wednesday arrested nine serving and former police and military officers on suspicion of torture that the interior minister said was a "systemic problem" under the previous government of President Mikheil Saakashvili.Full story

Former Georgian prime minister arrested on corruption charges

TBILISI (Reuters) - Former Georgian prime minister Ivane Merabishvili was arrested on corruption charges on Tuesday in what the opposition said was a witch-hunt against members of the ousted administration of President Mikheil Saakashvili. Full story

Georgian PM names pro-Western ally presidential candidate

TBILISI (Reuters) - Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Saturday named a pro-Western ally as the ruling party candidate for October's presidential election, in which incumbent Mikheil Saakashvili is barred from running. Full story

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