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Dust cloud hanging over Tbilisi (VIDEO)

People on social networks have expressed their concern regarding dust hanging over the Georgian capital of Tbilisi and asked for explanations from state agencies. The National Agency of Environment said that the dust was related to the …

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Georgia to host International Health Forum

The International Tbilisi Health Forum (Tbilisi Health Forum, THF) will take place in the capital of Georgia. The event will be held on October 25- 27. The relevant information is published on the official THF website. It is reported …

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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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Road safety in Tbilisi monitored by 200 smart cameras

A total of 200 smart cameras, which are able to detect license plate numbers, are fully operational in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi starting from July 9, aiming to expose even minor traffic violations. Of these 200 cameras, 16 …

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Russian citizen detained at Tbilisi Airport

The Counter Intelligence Service of Georgia’s State Security Service has detained a Russian citizen, as he spilled poisonous liquid at Tbilisi International Airport. The State Security Service says that the man spilled the …

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Toys fair to be held in Tbilisi

The exhibition-fair of toys created by the local producers will be held on July 7th in the Tbilisi Mtatsminda Park, the organizers of the event reported today. According to them, the main goal of the event is the popularization of toys …

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Marathon to kick off in Tbilisi

Tomorrow, a marathon will be held in Tbilisi. A relevant message is published on the website of the mayor's office. "The marathon will start at the Vake Park and finish at Liberty Square, so the routes of the buses running from …

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OSCE delegation to visit Baku, Yerevan and Tbilisi

A group of 25 Permanent Representatives to the OSCE will be traveling to Baku, Yerevan and Tbilisi from 18 to 22 June 2018, according to a message from OSCE. "In all three countries, the ambassadors will meet with …

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Money and phones stolen from store in Tbilisi

Four young men robbed the appliance store  Beko located in the center of Tbilisi, the local media reports. The crime was committed in the shop on Vazha-Pshavela Avenue. Several minors got there in the morning, when the store was …

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Heavy rainfall causes problems in Tbilisi

Tbilisi's Akhmeteli subway access was flooded heavily while the emergency service has received calls about flooding in the basements of residential buildings in Gldani, Mukhiani and Digomi districts as well in Georgia. On several …

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Zviad Kuprava sentenced to 14 days in prison

In Tbilisi, the court sentenced Zviad Kuprava and three other persons who were detained during rallies in the center of the city to 14 days of imprisonment. Today, the authorities detained four protesters, including the organizer of the …

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Kobakhidze and Gakhariya discuss rallies in Tbilisi

Speaker of the Georgian Parliament Irakli Kobahidze met with Interior Minister Georgy Gakhary. According to the local media, the topic of the discussion was the events on Rustaveli Avenue in the center of Tbilisi, Georgia Online reports. …

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Tbilisi metro workers plan to end strike

Train drivers demanding a 45% salary raise have ended their two-day strike in Tbilisi as talks with the city mayor’s office have come to fruition. Their salaries are expected to be increased from January 2019, Tbilisi Mayor …

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New "maidan" in Georgia: metro on strike

Tbilisi metro drivers have been on strike since this morning, demanding an increase in wages. The strike was organized by the Ertoba 2013 metro drivers' union. In turn, the mayor of Georgia's capital Kakha Kaladze …

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Rustaveli Avenue closed by Tbilisi protesters

Hundreds of people gathered again in the Georgian capital for a fourth night of antigovernment rallies yesterday. On June 3, the leader of the protest movement, Zaza Saralidze, appeared and vowed to stand by the …

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Protests against the government resume in Tbilisi

A rally by thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of Georgia's government ended in the early hours of the morning on June 2, but organizers said the demonstration would resume later in the evening, RFE/RL reports. Zaza …

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