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New head appointed to Georgian State Security Service

2019.10.17 18:29 GMT

The Georgian parliament has approved Grigol Liluashvili as the new head of the Georgian State Security Service (SSS), replacing Vakhtang Gomelauri in the role, Trend reports via the Georgian media outlets.

David Zalkaliani: "Georgia is in favor of resuming direct flights with Russia"

2019.10.05 20:32 GMT

Georgia is in favor of resuming direct flights with Russia, Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani told reporters on Friday, adding that Georgia would welcome such a decision from Moscow, TASS reports.

15th Black Sea Conference held in Georgia

2019.09.11 16:04 GMT

The 15th Black Sea Search and Rescue Conference has opened in Batumi, Trend reports citing the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.

Swimming banned at Georgia's Black Sea beaches

2019.08.23 13:04 GMT

Red flags have been put out at the coastal regions of Georgia to note holiday-makers that swimming conditions are dangerous.

EBRD focuses on supporting the private sector in Georgia

2019.08.08 18:32 GMT

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) focuses on supporting the private sector in Georgia through innovation, expansion of markets through inter-regional connectivity, resource efficiency, and development of local currency and capital markets, TBC Bank of Georgia told Trend.

Railway workers plan to go on strike in Georgia

2019.08.05 19:05 GMT

A total of 4,800 employees of the Georgian Railway are preparing to go on strike on August 10 if their salaries are not be increased by 50%, the railway union reports.

Georgia selects film for Oscar nomination

2019.07.31 18:34 GMT

Georgia has selected a film 'Shindisi' directed by film director Dimitri Tsintsadze to be presented for the Oscar nomination.

Georgian former DM Irakli Okruashvili arrested

2019.07.25 16:08 GMT

Irakli Okruashvili, the former Defense Minister of Georgia and current leader of the Victorious Georgia Political Party, has been detained, APA reports citing Georgia Today.

Armenian citizen attempts to transport radioactive substance to Georgia

2019.07.15 19:16 GMT

Armenian citizen was detained by the Georgian State Security Service while trying to transport the radioactive substance Thorium, packed in four packages to Russia via Georgia.

Batumi hosts 1st Eastern Partnership Investment Forum

2019.07.11 19:32 GMT

The 1st Eastern Partnership Investment Forum, a side event of the 16th Batumi International Conference has kicked off in Georgia, AzerTag reports.

Money transfers between Russia and Georgia can be suspended

2019.07.08 16:27 GMT

The Committee on International Relations of the Russian Duma has supported the proposal to restrict the export of wine and mineral waters from Georgia, as well as money transfers, Leonid Slutsky chairman of the Committee, told reporters, APA’s Georgian bureau reports.

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews

2019.06.21 16:14 GMT

Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalize on public anger over the incident to press wider political demands, APA reports quoting Reuters.

Foreign investments in Georgia decline by 6.3%

2019.06.10 14:40 GMT

Georgia attracted $281.1 million in foreign direct investments in the first quarter of 2019, which is a 6.3% decrease compared to the same period of 2018, according to the latest preliminary data of the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).

Shepherd sentenced to life in prison in Georgia for murdering American family

2019.03.27 15:41 GMT

Shepherd Malkhaz Kobauri, accused of brutally murdering the American family in Georgia in the summer of last year, has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

2385 people infected with measles in Georgia

2019.03.18 17:40 GMT

The measles incidence has declined in Georgia in the last three weeks, Director General of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) Dr. Amiran Gamkrelidze said.

Investments in Georgia decrease by 34%

2019.03.12 15:17 GMT

Foreign direct investment in Georgia in 2018, decreased by 34.9% compared with the 2017 year, executive director of the National Statistics Service of Georgia 'Sakstat' Gogita Todradze said.

Explosion rocks apartment building in Georgia's capital: 3 dead, seven injured

2019.01.17 20:37 GMT

The explosion took place in an apartment building in the Digomi district in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, Rustavi2 TV channel reported. According to the media outlet, there are people under the rubble of the building, Trend reports citing Sputnik.

Reorganization announced in Georgian presidential administration

2019.01.10 16:40 GMT

The reorganization has been announced in the Georgian presidential administration, InterPressNews reported citing press service of the administration.

Ambulance crashes into workers in Tbilisi, killing 1, injuring 12

2019.01.09 17:32 GMT

An ambulance crashed into workers at a construction site on Chavchavadze Avenue in Tbilisi this morning, which caused the death of one person and injured 12, including two doctors of the emergency medical center.

'Swine flu' death toll hits 11 in Georgia

2019.01.08 16:18 GMT

A 22-year-old woman has died of a severe form of influenza in the city of Gori, Georgia.

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