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 More than 10 shops burn down in Batumi

More than ten stores were burnt in a big shopping center in Georgia's Black Sea coastal city of Batumi due to the extensive fire which left a total of 560 square meters burnt, the Georgian Emergency Situations Management Service …

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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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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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Sea lion gives birth to cub in Batumi (VIDEO)

A South American sea lion has given birth to a cub in the Batumi Dolphinarium, the institution has announced. A female sea lion named Mari (12 years old) and male sea lion Pedro (13 years old) are the new parents of a five kg male …

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Georgia Railway adds Tbilisi-Batumi routes in summer

Georgian Railways said that more passages will be scheduled from Tbilisi to Batumi in the summer, due to the hot season and the increased inflow of tourists. Five passages will take place on the Tbilisi-Batumi route from July 19. The …

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Operation of Welmonde hotel in Batumi my be suspended

Georgia's Emergency Management Service demands the suspension of the operations of the former Leogrand Hotel in the Black Sea town of Batumi which is now operating as Welmonde Hotel and Casino. Specialists carried out a …

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Foreign child beaten to death in Batumi

A 4-year-old child was beaten to death in Batumi, the press service of Georgia's  Ministry of Internal Affairs said. The tragic case happened on June 13. It is known that the child was beaten by a person familiar with …

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Turkish Navy vessels enter Batumi Port

Two vessels of the Turkish Navy have entered Batumi port today.  They will participate in the Sea Star 2018 maritime exercises together with Georgian Coast Guard units, InterPressNews reported yesterday. …

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Wondernet Express to build new terminal in Batumi port

International logistics company Wondernet Express LLP is going to build a multimodal transit terminal in the Batumi port. The agreement on this was signed yesterday by representatives of Wondernet Express and administration of the …

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U.S. warship enters Batumi port

Today, the American vessel USS Oak Hill arrived in Georgia’s eastern coastal city of Batumi, Agenda.ge reports. "Oak Hill entered the Black Sea to demonstrate U.S. commitment to the collective defense of our NATO allies and …

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Teen falls from building under construction in Georgia

A 13-year-old boy fell from a building in Boulevard, Batumi, InterPressNews reported.  As InterPressNews was told in the emergency medical center of Batumi, the injured has been hospitalized to Maternity and Children's Medical …

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Georgian police finds body of a newborn on Batumi beach

Georgian policemen found the body of a newborn child thrown out by the sea on the shore of the resort city of Batumi (Adzharia), the First TV channel reports. According to the police, a child's neck was found to be damaged. The body …

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Student from Batumi receives $ 1 million from Abu Dhabi

David Jincharadze, the graduate student from Batumi, told the local media that he had received a $ 1 million grant from Abu Dhabi to study at the New York University in the UAE. "After graduation, I will continue my studies in Abu …

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Grand sports complex to be built in Batumi

The preparation for the construction of a sports complex designed for 3,4 thousand spectators has begun in Batumi. The relevant information was published on the page of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Adjara AR in Facebook. It is …

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Batumi citizens celebrate Epiphany

Hundreds of people in Batumi took part in the ceremony commonly known as the Epiphany dip last night. The Black Sea was traditionally blessed by the Archbishop of Batumi and Lazeti, Dimitry, Agenda.ge reported. It is …

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Six people injured in Batumi explosion

An explosion at a flats in Georgia’s Batumi has injured six people, including two children. Batumi Mayor Lasha Komakhidze said the health condition of those injured is stable.  He noted that the …

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Ski season in Georgia kicks off on December 10

In Georgia, the tourist season to be officially opened on December 10 once at two ski resorts - Gudauri (Mtskheta-Mtianeti) and Goderdzi (Adzharia), according to the website of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. At the …

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Miss Georgia 2017 rescheduled due to fire

A fire at a luxury hotel in the Georgian Black Sea resort city of Batumi left 11 people dead and 21 others hurt, officials said Saturday, ABC News reports. The fire erupted late Friday evening at the Leograd hotel where …

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