Coalition for Media Advocacy, uniting local media watchdogs released a statement on July 6, saying the state bodies are using levers against Netgazeti and Batumelebi – two related online media outlets based in Tbilisi and Batumi, respectively – to discredit quality media. The Coalition reiterated calls on the government to respect the work of media […]
Bachana Shengelia, a Georgian notary and son of Ia Kerzaia, the late principal of Public School N6 in Zugdidi, has filed a lawsuit in the Constitutional Court of Georgia against the amendment made to the Justice Minister’s order on May 22. According to the amendment, the notary will be suspended from office for a term […]
Toivo Klaar, the European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia (EUSR), who visited Tbilisi on July 1-6, said he had “very useful discussions over five days with Georgian officials, civil society and international representatives.” Klaar’s visit to Georgia came as the 51st round of Geneva International Discussions, which is […]
School graduates from Abkhazia and Tskhinvali/South Ossetia regions will be enrolled at their desired universities in the Tbilisi-controlled territory without participating in unified nationwide entry exams, according to the decision of the Georgian Government, Education Ministry said on July 6. The aspiring students will receive full tuition funding, that covers the students’ four-year tuition fees […]
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, is paying a visit to Georgia on July 6, making him the first high-ranking foreign official to travel to Georgia during the novel coronavirus pandemic. At a news briefing following the meeting with Hungarian Foreign Minister, Georgia’s chief diplomat Davit Zalkaliani hailed Hungary as “the […]
Five more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Georgia, increasing the total number of confirmed cases to 951 during the past 24 hours. Head and Deputy Head of the Georgian National Centre for Disease Control Amiran Gamkrelidze said the three new cases are ‘imported’ as two of the infected individuals are truck drivers.
Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto will visit Grotgia tomorrow, on July 6.Szijjarto will be the first foreign official to visit Georgia after the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Russian occupying forces allegedly kidnapped a 21-year-old Georgian man on Tbilisi-controlled area close to Enguri Bridge, which is the only crossing-point connecting the occupied Abkhazia with the rest of Georgia.
The European Union Special Representative for the South Caucasus Toivo Klaar and Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani discussed the security and humanitarian situation in the Russian-occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions yesterday.
Top Georgian officials have sent their best wishes to the United States on its 244th Independence Day, praising the strategic partnership between Georgia and the US. The US Embassy to Georgia invites everyone in Tbilisi to enjoy fireworks from Mtatsminda Park at 10 p.m. tonight where the TV tower will light up in the colours of […]