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On September 26, the Labor Party of Georgia unveiled the list of majoritarian candidates in 10 out of 30 single-mandate constituencies to run in the October 31 parliamentary elections. The party also named its mayoral candidates as well as candidates who will be running for the City Council (Sakrebulo) membership. The party leader Shalva Natelashvili […]
In its ruling of September 25, the Constitutional Court of Georgia upheld the newly introduced 25 percent gender quotas in the parliamentary proportional party lists, while also greenlighting the women-only party lists, quashing the appeal by the members of the libertarian New Political Center – Girchi party. The claimants argued against the electoral code amendment adopted […]
Sunday, September 27 19:00 GMT+4 – 46 New Cases, 31 More Recoveries in Abkhazia Kremlin-backed authorities in Abkhazia have reported 46 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the occupied region’s tally of total confirmed cases to 1,332. In the meantime, 31 new patients have recovered, taking the overall number of recoveries to 400. The number of […]
In a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia on September 27, Tbilisi is concerned with “another military escalation between Azerbaijan and Armenia, which, according to reports, has already caused casualties and damage to the infrastructure.” The Foreign Ministry expresses hopes that parties will be able to achieve a ceasefire agreement, switch to […]
President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili has called for peace as clashes broke out between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh earlier in the morning of September 27. President Zurabishvili tweeted that she is “very concerned with the resumption of hostilities” between the two neighboring countries in the south. “Stability and peace in our region must be […]
Georgian officials are saddened by Ukraine military plane crash that has taken the lives of 26 people, most of them air cadets. President Salome Zurabishvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani have sent their condolences to the families of the victims of the crash and the people of Ukraine.
One more infected individual has died in Georgia today increasing the coronavirus-related deaths to 28. A 59-year-old woman who had underlying diseases including pneumonia, died at the Kutaisi Infectious Disease hospital in the western Georgian region of Imereti.
One of the three survivors of the tragic road accident in Dusheti municipality that took the lives of 17 people in late August has been discharged from hospital today. Two others might also be discharged later today, the Clinical Director at the First Clinic of Tbilisi State Medical University Lali Turdzeladze said.
A total of 296 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Georgia this morning. Meanwhile, 60 individuals have recovered. As of today, the number of total confirmed cases has increased to 4,960, including 1,819 recoveries and 27 deaths. Georgian state and health officials again call on everyone to maintain social distancing, wear face masks and wash hands […]
The ruling Georgian Dream party candidates in six majoritarian constituencies would receive above 50% of votes if elections were held today, Rustavi 2 commissioned poll says. 1,800 interviews were conducted in the constituencies of Vake, Gldani, Rustavi, Poti-Khobi-Senaki, Mtskheta-Dusheti-Kazbegi-Tianeti, and Sachkhere-Tchiatura-Kharagauli between September 12-15.
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia says that coronavirus continues to attack the world and Georgia, but the knowledge Georgia has gained allows the country to manage the situation and share its successful experience in this regard.