Batumi

Tbilisi rally protests Mtavari Arkhi founder sentencing

Tbilisi rally protests Mtavari Arkhi founder sentencing

Reporters and media managers of various media outlets held a rally in support of Nika Gvaramia, the founder of Mtavari Arkhi channel, who was sentenced to three years and six months in prison by Tbilisi City Court on Tuesday. The …

20 Saakashvili supporters detained in Batumi

20 Saakashvili supporters detained in Batumi

Georgian police detained at least 22 supporters of ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili outside the Adzharian government building in Batumi, the Georgian news agency Interpressnews reports. Yesterday, members of the United …

Georgian Dream candidate wins elections in Batumi

Georgian Dream candidate wins elections in Batumi

Ramaz Jincharadze, a candidate from the ruling party "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia", wins the election of the majoritarian deputy of the сity assembly in Batumi . CEC spokesperson Natia Ioseliani said that …

Collapsed road dragged truck in Batumi

Collapsed road dragged truck in Batumi

The pedestrian road collapsed on the territory of the new boulevard in Batumi. As a result of the fall, the truck of the Batumis Tskali (Batumi Water) municipal company fell onto the seashore. No one was injured, Sputnik Georgia reports …

Strong wind prevents Turkish Airlines plane from landing

Strong wind prevents Turkish Airlines plane from landing

A Turkish Airlines plane en route from Istanbul to Batumi could not land at the Batumi International Airport. The plane made an emergency landing in Trabzon, Batumelebi reports. According to media reports, the landing failed due to a …

Wanted by Turkey criminals detained in Georgia

Wanted by Turkey criminals detained in Georgia

According to the Georgian Interior Ministry, five people wanted by Turkey through Interpol for committing grave crimes were detained in Batumi. "Employees of the search department of the Central Criminal Police of the Ministry of …

Minor injured in accident in Khulo

Minor injured in accident in Khulo

As a result of a car crash in a ravine in the Georgian village of Dekanashvilebi, Khuloi municipality, one person died and three were injured. According to eyewitnesses, the tragedy took place at night. It is noted that the …

Families evacuated after building's facade collapses in Batumi

Families evacuated after building's facade collapses in Batumi

The facade of a five-storey residential building partially collapsed yesterday on Rurua Street in the Georgian coastal city of Batumi after which 72 families have been evacuated from the building.  No one was injured during the …

Georgian Dream party wins in all major cities of country

Georgian Dream party wins in all major cities of country

On Saturday, residents of Georgia cast their ballots for the heads of 20 municipalities. Voters chose between the two best-performing candidates who did not score 50% +1 votes to win in the first round. According to the head of the …

Opposition in Batumi rallies in support of Saakashvili

Opposition in Batumi rallies in support of Saakashvili

Today, an opposition For Unity and Freedom rally, organized in support of ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who is now serving a six-year prison term, kicked off in Batumi. The protesters also decided to support opposition …

Ceiling collapses in Batumi children’s hospital ward

Ceiling collapses in Batumi children’s hospital ward

A suspended ceiling has collapsed in a ward of the Iashvili Batumi Maternal and Child Central Hospital in the Black Sea coastal city of Batumi.  Four children were in the ward at night when the incident happened but nobody was …

October 11 declared a day of mourning in Georgia

October 11 declared a day of mourning in Georgia

Due to the partial collapse of a residential building in Batumi, the Georgian government declared October 11 a day of mourning, the head of the government Irakli Garibashvili informed. "I express my deep sorrow in connection with …

Georgia's Batumi flooded again as a result of heavy rain

Georgia's Batumi flooded again as a result of heavy rain

The streets of the Georgian seaside town of Batumi have flooded again due to heavy rainfall.  Footage from Adjara TV station shows traffic has been seriously affected due to torrential downpour, which has flooded the first floors …

Saakashvili claims to be in Georgia 

Saakashvili claims to be in Georgia 

Former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili published a video on his Facebook page on Friday, in which he claims to have arrived in the Georgian city of Batumi. "This is my Batumi," Saakashvili said. "It was expected to …