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Coronavirus claims baby’s life in Georgia

Coronavirus claims baby’s life in Georgia

A 25-day-old newborn died today of the coronavirus at the Tsitsishvili clinic in Tbilisi,  the hospital's medical director Maya Chkhaidze informed. "He had concomitant diseases - sepsis, heart disease, …

Worker dies at construction site in Batumi

Worker dies at construction site in Batumi

A worker fell from a house under construction in Batumi, Georgian media informs. According to the Mtavari Arkhi TV channel, the man tried to hang up an advertising banner, but fell. He died on the spot from his injuries. At …

Fly Jordan to launch Amman-Batumi flights on August 12

Fly Jordan to launch Amman-Batumi flights on August 12

Jordanian airline company Fly Jordan will resume flights to Georgia starting August 12, according to the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency. Fly Jordan will connect the Jordanian capital of Amman to Georgia's Black Sea resort town of …

European Council President pays visit to Georgia

European Council President pays visit to Georgia

European Council President Charles Michel has arrived at Batumi International Airport, located in Adjara, Georgia’s southwest region, according to 1TV. Charles Michel and the presidents Moldova and Ukraine Maia Sandu and …

Gakharia’s party kicked out of office in Batumi

Gakharia’s party kicked out of office in Batumi

Ex-Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia’s For Georgia party was left without an office in Batumi: the owner of the premises terminated the lease agreement. He said that the reason for his decision was the report on Gakharia's …

UNM holds rally in Batumi

UNM holds rally in Batumi

Opposition supporters hold rallies near the Adjara Government House in Batumi demanding to cancel the results of the parliamentary elections held on October 31. The rally is held under the motto "Take Action!” Several dozen …

TV channel interrupts broadcasting due to coronavirus in Georgia

TV channel interrupts broadcasting due to coronavirus in Georgia

Adjara TV broadcasting was stopped after one of the employees tested positive for coronavirus, the office of the TV and radio company in Batumi was closed. So far, the programs of the First Channel of Georgia will be broadcasted instead …

Recidivist detained in Georgia

Recidivist detained in Georgia

A man serving a suspended sentence has been detained in Batumi: he is accused of stealing money from the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral. The relevant message was published on the Georgian Interior Ministry website. The …

Tbilisi and Batumi top safe destinations in Europe

Tbilisi and Batumi top safe destinations in Europe

Georgia's capital of Tbilisi has been named the safest place to travel in Europe in 2020 amongst the cities selected by European Best Destinations, a travel website developed to promote culture and tourism in Europe. The travel …

Batumi Art-House Film Festival to explore pandemic isolation

Batumi Art-House Film Festival to explore pandemic isolation

The Batumi International Art-House Film Festival will make its 2020 edition particularly relevant to this year's theme by running an entire section for films about social isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Its 15th edition is …

Georgia begins lifting coronavirus-related restrictions

Georgia begins lifting coronavirus-related restrictions

Georgia has begun the first stage of a plan to gradually lift coronavirus-related restrictions today, allowing private vehicles and taxis back out onto the roads, and allowing e-commerce, delivery services and open air markets to resume …

Drug depot liquidated in Batumi

Drug depot liquidated in Batumi

In Batumi, Georgian Interior Ministry officials detained a man who attempted to sell drugs via the Internet. The relevant information was published in the law enforcement agency website. According to investigators, the detainee placed …

Batumi former mayor sentenced to 7 years in prison

Batumi former mayor sentenced to 7 years in prison

Former mayor of Georgia’s Batumi Giorgi Ermakov has been sentenced to seven years in prison for abuse of authority and misspending of more than $1million of state funds while in office. Another former …

Police officer stabbed in Batumi

Police officer stabbed in Batumi

A patrol police officer was stabbed in Batumi, western Georgia, late yesterday. He had two wounds in the neck and was operated on shortly after the incident. His condition is severe but stable, doctors said, adding that the …

Azerbaijani chess players win European bronze

Azerbaijani chess players win European bronze

The European Team Chess Championship ended in Batumi today. During the championship, the women's team of Azerbaijan, beating Armenia with a score of 2.5: 1.5, won the bronze medals of the European championship. Azerbaijan was …

NATO warships enter Batumi port

NATO warships enter Batumi port

Two warships of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) military unit arrived at Georgia's Batumi port. NATO ships are on a routine patrol deployment to enhance interoperability and cooperation with Allies and NATO …