Georgia ends state of emergency

Georgia has lifted the state of emergency it imposed nine days ago amid a wave of opposition protests. An interior ministry spokesman said the situation was “back to normal”. The move came as President Mikhail Saakashvili announced he was replacing PM Zurab Noghaideli, and appointing Lado Gurgenidze, a banker, to the post. Full Story

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