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Georgia's Adjara and Samegrelo regions flooded

Heavy rain has caused flooding in Georgia’s western Adjara and Samegrelo regions today.  Dozens of houses have been flooded in the coastal town of Batumi, with several residents using surfboards on the streets to move. …

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Russian tourist drowns in sea in Poti

A young Russian man has drowned in sea in Poti. Rescuers managed to save a woman, InterPressNews reported. "Red flags are erected on the beach. Despite our warnings, they still entered the sea. Rescuers managed to save a young …

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Swimming banned in Georgia due to 3-metre waves

The swimming has been forbidden in Georgia as there is a storm off the coast of the country, the Georgian Emergency Management Service wrote on its Facebook page. According to the source, there are red flags at all rescue towers, as a …

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Batumi receives title of European City of Sport

Georgia’s Batumi has become the first municipality in the country to receive the title of European City of Sport, giving the location more international exposure ahead of the international competitions it is set to host next year. …

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Glacier partially collapses in Svaneti

Part of the Lekhziri Glacier has collapsed in Georgia's Svaneti today.  Specialists of the National Environmental Agency have been mobilised to study the situation and find the reason behind the incident. "Most …

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Georgian President pardons 83 convicts

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has pardoned 83 convicts today, the Chairperson of the Pardon Commission Zviad Koridze said at a press conference. According to him, 40 prisoners …

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Chair of Georgian Supreme Court steps down

First female chairperson of the Georgian Supreme Court Nino Gvenetadze has announced her resignation today, citing health reasons.  Gvenetadze, 54, who was selected for the role by President Giorgi …

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