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Recidivist detained in Georgia

A man serving a suspended sentence has been detained in Batumi: he is accused of stealing money from the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral. The relevant message was published on the Georgian Interior Ministry website. The …

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Tbilisi and Batumi top safe destinations in Europe

Georgia's capital of Tbilisi has been named the safest place to travel in Europe in 2020 amongst the cities selected by European Best Destinations, a travel website developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe. The travel …

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Georgia begins lifting coronavirus-related restrictions

Georgia has begun the first stage of a plan to gradually lift coronavirus-related restrictions today, allowing private vehicles and taxis back out onto the roads, and allowing e-commerce, delivery services and open air markets to resume …

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Drug depot liquidated in Batumi

In Batumi, Georgian Interior Ministry officials detained a man who attempted to sell drugs via the Internet. The relevant information was published in the law enforcement agency website. According to investigators, the detainee placed …

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Police officer stabbed in Batumi

A patrol police officer was stabbed in Batumi, western Georgia, late yesterday. He had two wounds in the neck and was operated on shortly after the incident. His condition is severe but stable, doctors said, adding that the …

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Azerbaijani chess players win European bronze

The European Team Chess Championship ended in Batumi today. During the championship, the women's team of Azerbaijan, beating Armenia with a score of 2.5: 1.5, won the bronze medals of the European championship. Azerbaijan was …

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NATO warships enter Batumi port

Two warships of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) military unit arrived at Georgia's Batumi port. NATO ships are on a routine patrol deployment to enhance interoperability and cooperation with Allies and NATO …

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U.S. ship Porter enters Batumi after Odessa

The U.S. ship Porter (DDG 78) has arrived in Georgia’s Batumi for a port visit today, the U.S. Embassy to Georgia reported. "The visit serves to highlight the continued cooperation between the U.S. and Georgia by …

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Сar thief detained in Batumi

Two people accused of car theft and attempted theft of a moped were detained in Batumi, the message published on the website of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia reads. According to the investigation, one of thieves stole a …

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Local resident tries to kill his wife in Batumi

According to the Georgian media, attempted murder was committed in Batumi: a local resident tried to kill his wife. It is specified that the offender twice stabbed his wife in the neck. According to Sputnik-Georgia, the woman …

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Husband stabs wife in Batumi

Husband stabbed his wife late last night in Batumi. The injured woman was taken to hospital. According to the Batumi Ambulance Service, the 30 years old woman has a wound in her neck, InterPressNews reports. Police detained a man …

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Passenger traffic at Georgian airports down 7.3% in July

Georgia’s five airports – three international (Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi) and two local (Mestia and Ambrolauri) – served 571,848 passengers in July 2019, which is a 7.3% decrease in comparison to last year, according to the …

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