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Gulf Air’s maiden flight to Tbilisi takes off

Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, celebrated the launch of its highly anticipated direct three weekly service to the Georgian capital Tbilisi. Georgian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Oman George Janjgava joined …

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Lightning strikes plane flying from Turkey to Georgia

A lightning struck Turkey’s AtlasJet plane en route to Tbilisi from Istanbul shortly after take-off, APA reported with reference to Georgian media. An eyewitness said that 15-20 minutes after takeoff, they noticed a bright light, …

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Kavkaz Jazz Festival starts in Tbilisi

The 8th Kavkaz Jazz Festival will start in Tbilisi today. For six days, bands and individual performers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey will hold master classes and offer performances to celebrate jazz scenes of their countries. …

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 JICA to open its office in Tbilisi

The president of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Shinichi Kitaoka will open office in Tbilisi. During the visit Kitaoka will hold meetings with Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili …

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Arrested rappers supported in Tbilisi

A rally in support of arrested Georgian rappers is now taking place in the center of Tbilisi. The musicians are supported by several hundred people. According to one of the participants of the rally, the action is also held against …

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Elton John to perform in Tbilisi

English singer Elton John is coming to Georgia this September to perform a grand concert at the Black Sea Arena. Elton John will perform his world famous hits in Tbilisi on the night of September 16. This will be his …

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 Five arrested in Georgia for identity theft

Five people have been arrested in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and the city of Gori today for identity theft and fraudulent activities. The officers of the division for the fight against cybercrime under the central criminal police …

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Georgia marks 99 years of independence

On May 26, Georgia celebrates its Independence Day, commemorating the Act of Independence of 1918 that outlined the main principles of the nation's democracy. The country is also celebrating the 26th anniversary of its independence from the …

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Regional energy summit kicks off in Tbilisi

The regional energy summit opened in Tbilisi today. It will discuss issues related to the regional energy infrastructure necessary to facilitate trade and secure electricity supply. The summit was opened by Georgia's Energy …

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Woman reportedly killed by daughter in Tbilisi

According to reports, a woman has been killed by her daughter in Ortachala district of Tbilisi.  Law enforcers detained one person regarding the incident, InterPressNews reported citing the press service of the …

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New Wine Festival in Tbilisi

A traditional New Wine Festival was held in Tbilisi for the 8th time. The festival took place in Mtatsminda Park. The festival started with an opening of a kvevri - clay pitcher with wine- and its further tasting. The wine club of …

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18 more "smart" traffic lights to appear in Tbilisi

18 more "smart" traffic lights will be placed in the streets of Tbilisi, where accidents have recently become more frequent, the press service of city administration's transport department reported. Right now there are 164 …

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Georgia marks Victory Day

Georgia is marking the 72nd anniversary of the Victory Day together with other countries. In Tbilisi each year on this date veterans, state officials and the general public gather at Vake Park to commemorate the day and lay wreaths at …

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