Georgia News

Tbilisi court freezes 60% of Rustavi 2 TV shares

Tbilisi City Court has ruled that 60% of shares of TV channel Rustavi 2 be frozen after two founders of the channel filed a lawsuit against current owner Kibal Khalvashi last week. Khalvashi, who stated his shares …

Mine worker dies in accident in Georgia's Imereti

A mine worker has died in Chiatura, the Imereti region of western Georgia, yesterday evening.  The tragic accident happened at the Darkveti mine at around 10 pm, claiming the life of Gaga Botchorishvili, 26. The …

Georgian films to be presented in Spain

Georgia will enjoy a special status at the Valladolid International Film Festival held on October 19-26 in Spain. The festival audience will find nearly two dozen Georgian films in the Guest Country format, including Kote …

Gakharia to visit Armenia today

Georgia's Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia is on a visit to Armenia. It will be Gakharia’s first visit to Armenia as Prime Minister. The Georgian delegation includes the Foreign Minister, the Internal …

S&P upgrades Georgia to 'BB'

Standard & Poor's (S&P) Global Ratings has raised its long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on the Government of Georgia to 'BB' from ‘BB-’. It also affirmed the short-term ratings at …

Drugs worth $3 mln burnt in Georgia

The Georgian Interior Ministry has destroyed narcotic and psychotropic drugs worth 9 million GEL ($3 million), confiscated during the investigation of 765 different cases around the country, the ministry reported. The drugs which …