Georgia’s Interior Ministry has responded to an accusation that border officials at Tbilisi International Airport subjected an Indian citizen to ‘humiliating’ treatment, after her open letter to Georgia’s Ambassador to India went viral on Facebook. Khushbu Kaushal, who flew to Tbilisi from India on 29 June, claims that she was falsely denied entry to Georgia. [Read more…]
1 июля в историческом районе Ясамал, на улице Советской в Баку была разрушена мечеть Гаджи Джавад. Местные жители пытались противостоять действиям, но их удержала полиция. Президент Ильхам Алиев уволил главу районной администрации за принятие «несанкционированного решения», сообщает издание Trend.
The Haji Javad Mosque, located in the historical Sovetski area of Baku’s Yasamal District, was demolished overnight on 1 July, despite objections from locals, who were reportedly pushed away from the site by police. President Ilham Aliyev has dismissed the head of the district administration for making an ‘unauthorised decision’, Azerbaijani news outlet Trend reported.
A Fire broke out at Eliava market in Tbilisi on 2 July. No one was seriously injured in the Sunday evening fire, but four people were taken to hospital with light injuries, including one firefighter. [Read more…]
The head of the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission has criticised Georgian authorities during a visit to Tbilisi, after Parliament voted to adopt constitutional amendments in their initial hearings despite objections from opposition parties. [Read more…]
A section of road leading to Tbilisi’s Zahesi Bridge has collapsed only months after ₾4 million ($1.7 million) restoration works on it were completed. [Read more…]