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RYANAIR cuts Milan-Tbilisi flights

The RYANAIR budget airline has halved the number of Milan-Tbilisi-Milan flights starting on March 9 to April 7, Georgian media reports. RYANAIR planes will fly in this direction twice a week instead of four. In addition, from March 8 to …

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Ryanair names Tbilisi best 2020 destination

Georgian capital of Tbilisi has become the victor of the recent online voting of Ireland’s low-cost airline Ryanair, as the best travel destination for 2020. "We just crowned Tbilisi as Ryanair’s 2020 destination …

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Arrest made in jewelry store robbery in Tbilisi

One individual has been detained and three others identified for robbing the Redberry jewelry shop in Tbilisi, according to the Georgian Interior Ministry. The detainee has only been identified as Z.S., 36, who has a previous …

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Indian citizen killed in Tbilisi

An Indian citizen has been killed in Isani, Tbilisi. The information was confirmed to InterPressNews by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The young man has gunshot wounds, InterPressNews reports. Police has already arrested a suspect, …

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Georgian opposition resumes protests in Tbilisi

The Georgian opposition and civic activists have resumed protests at Georgian parliament in Tbilisi today, creating a ‘corridor of shame’ for ruling party MPs and demanding an early transition to a proportional electoral system in …

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Leading U.S. school to be opened in Georgia

Webster University will open its first campus in the region in Georgia, the Georgian Business and Technology University (BTU) announced. Webster University will be located on a 2,000 square meter plot of land in Tbilisi. The …

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Georgian opposition announces plan B for elections

Georgia's opposition parties who have been demanding the 2020 parliamentary elections be held on a proportional or similar election system say they have a plan B if the upcoming elections are held per the mixed electoral system. …

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Passengers from China examined at Tbilisi airport

Passengers travelling from China to Georgia are being examined for a new strain of the coronavirus that originates in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Georgian doctors are examining passengers as well as providing them with information …

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One killed in road accident on Tbilisi-Istanbul route

One individual has been killed and 22 received injuries in a road accident in Turkey involving a bus on the Tbilisi-Istanbul route yesterday. According to Rustavi 2, most of the passengers on the bus were Georgian citizens. 22 …

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Six drug traffickers detained in Tbilisi

Six drug traffickers have been detained in Ponichala district of Tbilisi this month, with large quantity of drugs confiscated, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported today. The ministry says that since January 1, 2019 they have …

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First Georgian president’s son wounded in Tbilisi

Son of first Georgian president Zviad Gamsakhurdia, Tsotne Gamsakhurdia, was wounded in Tbilisi yesterday. His brother Konstantine Gamsakhurdia said that Tsotne was hospitalised with a wound in his chest and in heavy conditions. …

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Ivanishvili calls on Georgian citizens to unite

Billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili addressed the participants of the mass rally in support of the ruling Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party and stated that the country should not only return to Europe, but also play a prominent place in the …

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Georgian Dream supporters block center of Tbilisi

In the center of Tbilisi, supporters of the ruling Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party  hold a mass rally entitled "Georgia's Way to Europe." The event is dedicated to the fact that six months ago the country headed the …

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Georgia's Public Defender sums up 2019  

Georgia’s Public Defender Nino Lomjaria summed up the year of 2019 with respect to the situation of human rights in Georgia. She named staffing of Supreme Court with life-term judges as one of the main …

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