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Criminal caught in hot pursuit in Georgia

The police officers detained a suspect accused of a scuffle with a shooting that took place on the outskirts of the Georgian capital - Varketili. According to the press service of the Georgian Interior Ministry, the accused, being …

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Saakashvili's party enters Georgian parliament

Members of the United National Movement - Strength in Unity parliamentary faction will start their work in the parliament today. The faction will be represented in the parliament by 32 deputies led by Khatia Dekanoidze. Her …

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Protesters against Namakhvani HPP project leave Tbilisi

Protesters against the construction of the Namakhvani hydro power plant (HPP) in western Georgia have stopped their protest rally in the capital city of Tbilisi and say that they will continue the fight directly at the construction site of …

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Independence Day being celebrated in Georgia

Today Georgian people celebrate 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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Namakhvani HPP protesters gather in Tbilisi

Protesters against the construction of the Namakhvani Hydro Power Plant have gathered in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi today and call on the government of Georgia to fulfil their demands by 12 p.m. May 24.  Varlam Goletiani, the …

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Fire at Tbilisi furniture workshop extinguished

A fire that broke out at a furniture workshop in Temka district in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi has been extinguished. The Emergency Management Service has reported that the fire broke out in a one-storey building …

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May 9 celebration spot changed in Tbilisi

This year, Victory Day in Georgia will not be celebrated in the capital's Vake park because of the ongoing renovation work. The memory of the victims of the Great Patriotic War will be honoured in Veterans' Culture and Rest Park …

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Metered zonal parking to be introduced in Tbilisi

Two avenues and a number of streets in Tbilisi's Saburtalo district will become the latest areas of Georgia's capital city to adopt the metered zonal parking system starting next month, as the city hall moves to alleviate parking issues …

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Georgian opposition enters parliament by 23%

The first plenary session, attended by most of the opposition MPs who have entered the parliament following last year's elections, is taking place in the Georgian parliament. In particular, 107 MPs, including 13 opposition MPs, who …

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Armed man takes hostage at bank in Georgia

Georgian police officers have reportedly been sent to the site to tackle the situation. The Georgian Interior Ministry has not commented on the matter yet. An armed man has broken into a branch of a bank in Georgia’s capital …

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Tbilisi Open Air cancelled for second year in a row

Tbilisi Open Air, one of the largest music festivals held annually in the capital city, has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to pandemic, with cases of the virus rising across Georgia over the recent weeks, Agenda.ge reports. …

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