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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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Tbilisi suffers another coronavirus outbreak

A new outbreak of coronavirus started in Saburtalo district, Tbilisi, the head of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Amiran Gamkrelidze said today. In this area a house is located, where nine people infected with …

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Georgia celebrates Independence Day

Today Georgian people mark Independence Day, commemorating May 26, 1918 – the day when the Act of Independence was adopted and which established the First Democratic Republic of Georgia. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, no …

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Just one new coronavirus case in Georgia

Just one individual has tested positive for coronavirus within the last 24 hours in Georgia, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 639, while 32 patients have recovered, bringing the total number of recoveries to 349. …

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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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Number of coronavirus cases in Georgia reaches 195

Georgia has reported seven new cases of the coronavirus today, bringing the total number of cases to 195. Of this number, 39 have recovered, while two have died. As of now there are 152 active cases of the virus …

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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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