Apr 16 2014 - 20:08
The speaker of the Georgian Parliament, David Usupashvili, has proposed deducting some part of the salaries of MPs who miss sessions of parliament without providing any reasonable excuse. "I’d like to ask the finance department of the Parliament, as well as the mandate and procedure committees, to deduct fines from the April salaries of MPs for days of absence at sessions without substantial reasons in March. It is necessary to figure out why they were absent and whether their excuses are reasonable,” Georgia Online quotes Usupashvili.
Apr 16 2014 - 19:57
Russia cannot cancel the visa regime with Georgia as there are no diplomatic relations between the two countries, Grigory Karasin, the deputy head of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Russia, says.
Apr 14 2014 - 08:53
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.0 was registered 22km south of Tsalka (Georgia) at a depth of 2km at 4.02AM today, Trend reports.Tsalka is located 75km south-east of Tbilisi.No damage or injuries have been reported.
Apr 9 2014 - 10:28
Georgian Interior Minister Alexander Chikaidze has confirmed ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili’s warning about a Euromaidan planned in Tbilisi. The minister said that hundreds of activists will put dozens of tents up on Rustaveli Avenue, demanding resignation of government, and then start shooting and blaming the government for any victims. Chikaidze warned that the police will not be idle and will prevent any coup attempts.
Apr 3 2014 - 09:52
Four carriages with air coolers transported from Georgia caught fire in the Gradag District of Azerbaijan, News Azerbaijan reports.No injuries have been reported.
Apr 1 2014 - 12:36
The NATO international command-staff exercises “Viking-2014” have started in Georgia on a military base in Vaziani. The Defense Ministry of Georgia reports that the Viking exercises are being conducted simultaneously in each country-member of NATO; the headquarters is situation in Sweden, which is the leading country in the exercises. Participants get orders and tasks through video communication.
Mar 31 2014 - 08:19
Nugzar Tsiklauri, a Georgian legislator from the United National Movement, was beaten up outside his house last night. He claims that the attackers had three cars and attempted to kidnap him, Trend reports.The lawmaker was hospitalized. Doctors say that Tsiklauri has no serious injuries. He reported the incident to the police this morning.