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Law on secret wire-tapping being discussed in Constitutional Court
Publish Time: 2017-06-22 12:16:00
The law on secret wire-tapping is being discussed in Constitutional Court of Georgia. Judges listened to the arguments. The representative of the operational-technical department and employee of the State Security Service will be present before the court.The coalition “This Concerns You” demands that the law adopted by the parliament is declared as unconstitutional. According to the law, the so-called key to access on secret wire-tapping belongs to a body, which is subordinated to State Security Service. 
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Varkhani village flooded
Publish Time: 2017-06-21 13:21:00
The village of Varkhani in Adigeni region was flooded as a result of heavy rains. Rescue brigades from Akhaltsikhe, Adigeni and Abastumani are working at site of natural disaster. Rescuers are pumping out water from ground floors and cellars. Crops of locals are destroyed. The village was previously flooded on June 10. 
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“White Noise” Movement held rally in Kutaisi
Update Time: 2017-06-18 12:13:00
“White Noise” Movement held a yet another rally in Kutaisi town, Imereti region. Participants remembered the case of Levan Abzianidze, who died while undergoing through drug test and accused law enforcers.According to the assembled people nobody has been yet punished for an unlawful action.Two years ago Police took  Levan Abzianidze to police station for drug test. Reportedly, in the police station  he was forced to take several medicines, which led to his death.
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Persons injured as a result of Poti explosion discharged from hospital
Publish Time: 2017-06-18 12:03:00
Two people, who received burns as a result of explosion have been already discharged from the hospital. According to doctors, their health condition is stable for the time being. The exact cause of the incident  is not determined yet. Supposedly, the engine exploded in the Mill Workshop.A blast took place on the territory of Mill Workshop in Poti town of Samegrelo region yesterday afternoon. Two people received burns and were taken to Poti Central Hospital. 
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Gurman Fest 2017 in Signaghi
Publish Time: 2017-06-17 16:35:00
Gurman Fest 2017, an annual exhibition-sale of Georgian food products, is being held in Sighnaghi town of eastern Kakheti region. Companies making wine, honey, cheese, tea and other products are participating in the festival, which aims at popularization of Georgian production and boosting their sales. 
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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to finance Batumi by-pass road construction
Update Time: 2017-06-17 16:33:00
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will finance construction of Batumi by-pass road. The agreement was signed on June 17 during the annual meeting of Board of Directors ongoing in South Korea. Dimitri Kumsishvili, First Vice-Prime Minister and AIIB President signed the agreement. A total of USD 114 million will be allocated for co-financing of the project, which aims at lessening traffic from transit transport in Batumi. 
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Damage inflicted by heavy rain being calculated in Samegrelo
Update Time: 2017-06-17 16:17:00
The amount of damage inflicted by heavy rain to Georgia’s western Samegrelo region is being calculated. Special Headquarters is working in 24-hour regime. The rain destroyed a bridge in Akhuti village, Chkhorotsku district. Traffic movement is prohibited across the bridge. The village is cut off the rest of the region. Locals have to walk 20 kilometers to get to the village. Agriculture plots are flooded. Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti regional Governor and Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure inspected the situation in the region. 
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Giorgi Kvirikashvili visits Terjola, Imereti region
Update Time: 2017-06-17 16:11:00
Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili visited Zemo Simoneti village, Terjola district of western Imereti region where he took part in public celebration together with locals at Davit Kldiashvili House-Museum. The public celebration was held at the initiative of Terjola-Tkibuli Majoritarian (single mandate) MP. Honorable citizens and outstanding pupils were awarded. PM addressed the locals. He talked about cultural and economic potential of Imereti region and introduced locals with the projects, which are planned to be carried out in the region. 
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PM opens new Culture Center in Mtskheta
Publish Time: 2017-06-14 12:51:00
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili opened a new Culture Center in Mtskheta town. The center unites 450-people concert hall, audio studio, rehearsal halls, rooms for drawing and children’s entertainment. The old culture house in Mtskheta was burnt in 2012. Construction works of the new center began in 2014. 
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Inclement weather in Khashuri and Surami - One died
Update Time: 2017-06-11 12:05:00
A missing man in Khashuri district, who fell into the swollen river, was found dead.  The body was found in the village of Narvani. Locals and rescuers were involved in the searching activities.43-year-old Vasil Ghonghadze fell into the Tiliana River yesterday night. The swollen river took two bridges in the village of Narvana.There is a difficult situation in Surami. Due to heavy rain residential houses were damaged.
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Summer Tourist Season opened in Mestia
Update Time: 2017-06-10 16:50:00
The summer tourist season has been officially opened in Mestia, Svaneti region starting today. Various activities are ongoing, camping places are arranged. Svaneti unites 15 tourist routes. A skiing annual Boris Kakhiani tournament was held at Tetnuldi mount. 
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Hailstorm hits 5 villages of Dmanisi district
Publish Time: 2017-06-10 13:13:00
Hailstorm damaged vegetable crops and fruits in 5 villages of Dmanisi district of Kvemo Kartli region. Locals are asking for assistance. Roads leading to the villages are being cleaned. 
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Field sitting of Parliamentary Regional policy Committee
Publish Time: 2017-06-09 16:28:00
A field sitting of the Parliamentary Regional Policy and Self-governance Committee is being held in Marneuli town of Kvemo Kartli region. Members of the committee are meeting with locals, farmers, businesspersons and municipality representatives. Problems and to-be carried out projects are the main issues for discussions. 
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Two Georgian citizens detained at occupational line
Update Time: 2017-06-09 12:16:00
Two Georgian citizens Levan Lapachi and Guram Kolotashvili, locals of Kere village, Gori district of Shida Kartli region, have been detained by the so-called border guards at the occupational line. The two men were visiting a church when they were detained by several armed persons. They were taken to Tskhinvali pre-detention isolator. Negotiations in released of Georgian citizens are ongoing.  
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Those detained in Tskhinvali released
Publish Time: 2017-06-07 16:20:00
The four Georgian citizens detained by the occupational regime have been released - State Security Service reported. They were accused of crossing the ‘border’ illegally in the village of Gremiskhevi, Dusheti municipality. The 17 Georgians have been arrested for last month near the occupation line.  
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Occupational regime released detained shepherd
Update Time: 2017-06-07 12:14:00
The occupational regime released Mikheil Bidzinashvili, a shepherd detained on the territory of Bershueti village, Gori district of Shida Kartli region. The man was taken by so-called Russian border guards from the territory controlled by Georgia three days ago. He was kept at Tskhinvali pre-detention isolator. The family paid 2 thousand Russian Rubles. Bidzinashvili was questioned at Shida Kartli regional Police Department on June 6. 
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Occupants detain four Georgians in Dusheti municipality
Publish Time: 2017-06-07 11:44:00
Four Georgian citizens have been detained in Gremiskhevi village, Dusheti region. Nukri Tvauri, Akaki Papukashvili, Zaur Gigauri and Zurab Gedevanishvili were transported to Tskhinvali militsia. The de-facto government says they have illegally crossed the ‘border’. Georgia’s State Security Service confirms the fact of detention. The issue will be raised at today’s negotiations planned to be held in Ergneti village. The 17 Georgians have been arrested for last month near the occupation line.  
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Occupational regime detains Georgian citizen
Publish Time: 2017-06-06 15:23:00
The so-called border guards of the occupational regime detained Nugzar Lezhava, 39, a local of Arbo village. Locals claim that the man was detained by armed Russian soldiers.  The detained man is transferred to Tskhinvali pre-detention isolator on charge of having crossed the so-called border illegally. 
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Georgian citizen dies in Syria
Publish Time: 2017-06-06 02:32:00
Mukhmad Baghakashvili, Georgian citizen died in Syria during ongoing military hostilities. The family confirmed death of the 25-year-old young man. Baghakashvili was a local of Koreti village, Pankisi Gorge. The man left for Syria when he was 19. He has a wife and two children in Georgia. This is the 24th case of Georgian citizen’s death in Syria. 
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35 year-old man abducted from the village of Bershueti
Publish Time: 2017-06-05 15:13:00
Russian soldiers have abducted 35 year-old Mikheil Bidzinashvili from the village of Bershueti.The detainee is kept at Tskhinvali pre-detention cell. The local residents say that she was shepherding the cattle at the village pastures.
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